Pasco, Hillsborough & Pinellas, Florida – (March 26, 2018) Medical Center of Trinity is pleased to announce the appointment/promotion of Ankit Patel, Pharm.D., into the new position of Vice President of Operations for MCT. Dr. Patel earned a reputation as an exceptional Director of Pharmacy Services since 2014.
Dr. Patel earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and completed a pharmacy residency at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg. He remained at Bayfront for several years where he served as critical care pharmacist before joining HCA. Dr. Patel was the interim Pharmacy Director at South Bay Hospital prior to joining Medical Center of Trinity. During his tenure as the Director of Pharmacy at the Medical Center of Trinity, he was responsible for initiating the first Pharmacy Residency Program in the HCA West Florida Division and has been recognized for various pharmacy initiatives and innovative processes both at the facility and division levels. For his performance Dr. Patel received the Health Trust Supply Chain Outstanding Leadership Award in July 2017.
“The Vice President of Operations position was established in recognition of the complexity of services now provided by Medical Center of Trinity, the rapid rate of growth of our community, and the need for our organization to be creative and responsive to the needs that such growth requires,” said Leigh Massengill, CEO. “With our five-campus geographic footprint, providing sufficient administrative support is a priority to adequately support our programs and staff in alllocations. Ankit’s familiarity with the characteristics and issues specific to our remote sites will enable us to quickly provide such support,” she added.
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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 clinical and acute-care programs include:
|· Behavioral Health
|· Cancer Care
|· Obstetrics including NICU
|· Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
|· Open Heart Surgery
|· Diagnostic Imaging
|· Rehabilitation Services
|· Emergency Care – Adult and Pediatric
o Medical Center of Trinity
o Citrus Park ER
o ER 24/7 in Palm Harbor
o ER 24/7 in Lutz
|· Robotic Assisted Surgery
· Sleep Center
· Spine & Orthopedics
· Women’s Health
|· Heart & Vascular
· Men’s Health
|· Women’s Imaging Center with Comprehensive Breast Care
|· Minimally Invasive Surgical Specialties
|· Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine
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.
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.