Adam Alperstein, MD
Nadia Eid, MD
Saad Murtaza Faheem, MD
Monicka Felix, MD
Abdullah Hashmi, MD
Chirag Patel, MD
Amrita Randhawa, MD
Fatima Saifuddin, MD
Ali Tariq, MD
Sadiya Usman, MD
The Graduate Medical Education Program in Internal Medicine is under the medical direction of Salman Muddassir, MD. The residents train in the hospital on general medicine teams and specialty services including the emergency department.
Oak Hill Hospital is proud to also announce that its 2014 class of residents have all moved up as second year residents bringing the total number of residents in its program to 20.
Oak Hill Hospital’s medical program is accredited for 30 residents with 10 residents beginning each year. Next year the second residents will move to third year and an additional 10 residents will be added.
According to the Florida Department of Health, there is a critical state-wide need for physicians. The expansion of the Graduate Medical Education Programs such as Oak Hill’s can help alleviate the shortage. This program benefits the local community. Studies show that many physicians practice where they have completed their residency.
Attached photo: Oak Hill Hospital’s first and second year residents and program director pose for a group photo on the Oak Hill Hospital grounds.
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984. It is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties (262 acute care beds), is the area’s largest private employer, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including open heart surgery. Approximately 370 physicians, almost 1100 associates, and over 250 volunteers comprise Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team.
Oak Hill has demonstrated its healthcare leadership by achieving distinction as the:
First hospital in the area to offer a Graduate Medical Education (GME) program with a residency in internal medicine.
First hospital in the area to offer an on-site critical care intensivist program to provide 24/7 on-site intensive care in the 36 bed ICU of the hospital’s North Tower.
First and only open heart surgery hospital in Hernando County.
First hospital in our region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Emergency Care Excellence two consecutive years by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards, one of two in Florida and one of 31 nationwide to have earned this award.
First accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (heart catheterization) and the first hospital in the area to achieve heart failure accreditation by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.
First and only advanced level primary stroke center in Hernando County to be fully accredited by The Joint Commission.
First comprehensive Women’s Imaging Center in Hernando County and the first imaging center offering digital mammography with computer-aided detection.
First hospital in the area to be recognized as an accredited cancer institute by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS).
First hospital in the region to offer a comprehensive Orthopaedic & Spine Institute and first to achieve national certification by The Joint Commission for its hip & knee replacement and spinal fusion programs.
First hospital in the region to receive the Women’s Choice Award for Orthopaedics by WomenCertified, home of the Women’s Choice Awards.
First in the nation to have achieved 100% Board Certified Emergency Nurses, CENs, for which it was honored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA). Also recognized by the ENA as a two-time recipient of the Lantern Award. Only two hospitals in Florida and only 17 hospitals nationwide have earned this prestigious honor for exceptional and innovative leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.
Now offers the most advanced robotic assisted surgical system: the newly refined da Vinci® Si Surgical System.
Named by The Joint Commission as one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures in Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.
It is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Spring Hill, 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Richard W. Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383 or Richard.Linkul@HCAHealthcare.com. In Citrus call 352-628-6441. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit our website at OakHillHospital.com, or like us on Facebook.