Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida (May 25, 2017) – Medical Center of Trinity announces that Dwayne Ledesma, MD, general and vascular surgeon, on staff at Medical Center of Trinity, was named this year’s Physician of the Year.
The Physician of the Year award was recently presented at the Nursing Year in Review celebration. It is presented to a member of the medical staff who supports the mission, vision, and values of the nursing department and works as a team member to provide exceptional service to every patient, every time. The Physician of the Year is the nurses’ choice award selected by the nurses of the hospital. The characteristics that are embodied in the award are: integrity, professionalism, accountability, responsiveness, teamwork, nurturing, empathy, and respect.
Dr. Ledesma’s nomination emphasized his treatment of his patients with respect and patience. He allows patients and their family members to ask questions and air out concerns. His patients’ families always feel informed of their progress as one nurse stated, “Dr. Ledesma is a pleasure to work with. He embodies the qualities of our physician of the year.”
Dr. Ledesma’s care philosophy states that he is dedicated to providing comprehensive care in general and vascular surgery. Dr. Ledesma is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery. He received his medical degree from the renowned Northwestern University Medical School and completed residency at Baylor University and a fellowships at Union Memorial Center for vascular intervention in Baltimore and the University of Texas.
About Medical Center of Trinity
Medical Center of Trinity is a 288 bed, state-of-the-art, all-private room hospital (Main Campus) strategically located in the tri-county area of Pasco, Pinellas, and Hillsborough Counties. The facility is located at 9330 State Road 54, Trinity, FL 34655, near the intersection of State Road (SR) 54 and Little Road. Medical Center of Trinity has received Chest Pain Center with PCI accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). The hospital has also been designated as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center, and an American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery Gynecological Surgery of Excellence
Medical Center of Trinity is recognized among the nation’s Top Performers on five key quality measures – heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical care and stroke by The Joint Commission— the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The Cancer Care program is an Accredited Comprehensive Community Cancer Program by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.