New CEO at Largo Medical Center
Director of Marketing/Public Relations:
July 02, 2012
Largo, FL – The employees and physicians of Largo Medical Center are pleased to introduce Anthony Degina as the hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer. Degina comes to Largo Medical Center with almost three decades of healthcare experience, managing hospitals from 49 to 560 beds.
“I look forward to running a hospital where it’s evident that the quality and safety of our patients are a top priority for employees and physicians,” said Anthony Degina, Chief Executive Officer, Largo Medical Center.
For the past five years, Degina has served as CEO of the University of Miami Hospital where he gained a broad experience in the management of hospital graduate medical education programs.
“With Largo Medical Center having the third largest program of this kind in the Southern United States, Tony’s experience should prove invaluable for our statutory teaching hospital,” said Peter Marmerstein, FACHE, President of the HCA West Florida Division.
Degina received his B.S. in Health Care Administration from Providence College in Rhode Island and his Masters of Hospital Administration at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. Through the years, he has served as a board member for a number of community and professional organizations, including the United Way, Florida Hospital Association, Broward County Health Facilities Authority and as a past President of the Florida Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida and South Florida Hospital Association.
“With Largo Medical Center being one of the largest employers in the community, I look forward to getting out in the community, building upon the relationships we already have as well as working to create new ones,” said Degina.
To interview Anthony Degina, CEO of Largo Medical Center, please contact Tammy Robiconti, Director of Marketing and Public Relations at 727-348-1896.
Largo Medical Center is a 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 and Wound Care. Largo Medical Center’s Graduate Medical Education program is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University, is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine and is the 3rd largest program of its kind in the Southern United States. Right now at Largo Medical Center there are 12 graduate medical education programs including Anesthesiology, Dermatology, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Traditional Internship residency programs and Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary Critical Care and Rheumatology fellowship programs. A 13th program, a Psychiatry residency, is coming in July.