Tampa, Florida (March 7, 2016) – Tampa Community Hospital announces the appointment of Christos Politis, MD, MBA, as its new Chief Medical Officer effective March 7, 2016. Dr. Politis comes to Tampa Community Hospital from St. Pete Urology where he served as a physician and president.
“We are excited to have Dr. Christos Politis join us as our new Chief Medical Officer, here at Tampa Community Hospital . His experience and expertise will be an asset not only to our hospital but to the community we serve”, stated Jake Fisher, Chief Executive Officer of Tampa Community Hospital.
Dr. Politis has served as the Chief of Surgery at Edward White Hospital as well as the Chief of Urology at Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg. He has served on the Board of Trustees at Edward White Hospital and at Palms of Pasadena Hospital, both HCA facilities. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at First Home Bank, and Southern Litho, LLC. Dr. Politis currently serves as a Parish Council Board Member for Holy Trinity Church in Clearwater.
Dr. Politis received his medical degree from the University of South Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and cell science from the University of Florida. He completed internship and residency in urology at the University of South Florida and served as Chief Resident from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Politis also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Florida.
He is board certified in urology and is a member of: American Urologic Association, Southeastern Urologic Association, Florida Urologic Society, Florida Medical Association, Pinellas County Medical Association, European Urologic Association.
In addition to this position, Dr. Politis will also serve as Chief Medical Officer of our sister hospital, HCA’s Memorial Hospital.
Attached photo: Christos Politis, MD, MBA
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For more than 35 years, Tampa Community Hospital (formerly Town and Country Hospital) has served northwest Hillsborough and northeast Pinellas counties with comprehensive medical, diagnostic, surgical and emergency services. Our 201-bed hospital is committed to providing high quality health care with a focus on customer service. With a team of 450 employees and over 300 physicians, Tampa Community Hospital is equipped with the expertise and technology to provide a wide array of health services. For more information or a free physician referral, call 1-855-245-8330 or go to tampacommunityhospital.com.