Dr. David Weiland Named New Chief Medical Officer at Largo Medical Center
Director of Marketing/Public Relations:
September 12, 2013
Largo, FL – Largo Medical Center is pleased to announce David Weiland, Jr, MD, as the hospital’s new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Dr. Weiland is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine and joins Largo Medical Center with more than two decades of healthcare experience. Dr. Weiland served as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Bayfront Medical Center, Medical Director for Suncoast Hospice and ER physician at the Bay Pines VA Health System and the James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa. He was in private practice at the Downtown Medical and Diagnostic Center in St. Petersburg.
“Largo Medical Center is fortunate to have the knowledge and expertise that Dr. Weiland brings to our leadership team,” said Anthony Degina, CEO, Largo Medical Center. “He will be an asset in assisting the hospital and its medical staff to expand services and continue to improve quality outcomes.”
Dr. Weiland received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts. He earned his medical degree and completed residency at the University of South Florida College of Medicine. Through the years, he has served on numerous boards and committees including the Pinellas County Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association and the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education.
“With Largo Medical Center being one of the most-well respected healthcare providers in the community, I look forward to working with the physicians and staff at the hospital to continue to ensure a great patient experience,” said David Weiland, Jr., MD, CMO, Largo Medical Center.
Dr. Weiland has received many awards and honors including being recognized by US News and World Report as a Best Doctor. He received the Tampa Bay Metro Magazine Best Doctor Award, was called a Florida Top Physician by Florida Monthly Magazine and is a USF Distinguished Alumni. To interview Dr. Weiland, CMO of Largo Medical Center, please contact Tammy Robiconti, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at 727-348-1896.
Largo Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, 425-bed statutory teaching hospital serving the community from two campuses. The hospital provides Behavioral Healthcare, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Clinical Research, Company Care, Emergency Care, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Knee Care at the Florida Knee and Orthopedic Pavilion, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation, Sleep Disorders Care, Spine and Neurological Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, Weight Loss Surgery at the Florida Bariatric Institute and Wound Care. Largo Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine.