Congratulations to Danat Al Emarat Hospital on becoming the first SRC-accredited Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology in Abu Dhabi, as well as attaining accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. The surgeons and staff at this world-class specialty women and children’s hospital, including Dr. Hazem Momani and Dr. Sadoon Sami Sadoon, are dedicated on providing the highest level of care to their patients.
Congratulations to nutritionsist, Dr. Monica Alejandra Garza Madero, medical coordinator, Dr. Jorge Guillermo Galán Alvarado and psychologist, Mónica Paola Ramírez Aceves on achieving accreditation as Mexico’s first Bariatric Care Specialists. The trio work alongside Dr. Jerónimo Monterrubio at CHRISTUS MUGUERZA Hospital Sur in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and strive to provide the highest standards of care to their bariatric surgery patients.
Congratulations to Dr. Jill Fish of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, PC in Hastings, NE on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in 2001, and then began her practice in Hastings in 2006. Dr. Fish is committed to patient safety and quality outcomes.
Congratulations to Dr. Luis Guillermo Benavides on being the first in the world to achieve accreditation as Master Anesthesiologist in Specialized Anesthesia – Obesity. He is a clinical professor of Anesthesiology at Christus Muguerza and has been a bariatric anesthesiologist on SRC-accredited Master Surgeon in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Dr. Jeronimo Monterrubio’s team since 2015. Look for the seal, expect excellence.
Congratulations to Dr. Todd Pankratz of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, PC, in Hastings, NE, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Dr. Pankratz is a Nebraska native and earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1992. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Congratulations to Dr. Heidi Wittenberg of MoZaic Care in San Francisco, California, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Minimally Invasive Gynecology. Dr. Wittenberg has traveled on surgical missions to Guatemala and in the U.S., and was recognized in 2011 with the Congressional Operations Access Unsung Hero Award for her work helping the underserved.
Earlier this year, St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, New York, part of the Mohawk Valley Health System, became the first SRC-accredited Center of Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery in the U.S. Now, SEMC has attained SRC’s first accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Joint Replacement. The surgeons and staff at SEMC, including Dr. John Sullivan and Dr. Andrew Wickline, are dedicated to providing the highest level of care to their joint replacement patients.
AdventHealth Carrollwood, formerly Florida Hospital Carrollwood, in Tampa, FL, has been an SRC-accredited Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery since 2013. Now, the surgeons and staff of the hospital’s Bariatric and Weight Care program, including Dr. Alfredo Fernandez, have renewed their commitment to exceeding established standards of excellence for comprehensive weight loss care and patient satisfaction.
Already a dual-accredited SRC Center of Excellence in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (COEMBS) and Hernia Surgery (COEHS), King Saud University and King Khalid University Hospitals – Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, also have attained Center of Excellence accreditations in Colorectal Surgery (COECS) as well as Specialized Anesthesia-Obesity (COESA-O). The surgeons and staff at University Medical City, including:
– Dr. Abdullah Aldohayan (COEMBS, COEHS)
– Dr. Omar Al-Obaid (COEMBS, COECS)
– Dr. Fahad Bamehriz (COEMBS, COEHS)
– Dr. Abdelazeem Ali Eldawlatly (COESA-O)
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