St. Petersburg, FL (April 2020) – Renowned Cardiologist Robert Sanchez was recently named to the Northside Hospital Board of Trustees. Robert Sanchez, MD, FACC joined his current medical group, The Heart Institute in 2002 after being in practice in Pinellas County since 1991. Dr. Sanchez received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in New York in 1981 graduating with high honors. He obtained his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1985. Dr. Sanchez has been on the medical staff at Northside Hospital since August 1995. He has held several board positions with the American Heart Association over the years and was recognized in 2018 nationally with their Physician of the Year Award. He was honored for his exemplary achievements in advocating for all Tampa Bay school districts to make CPR training a graduation requirement. “We are honored to have Dr. Sanchez join the Northside Hospital Board of Trustees”, said Valerie Powell-Stafford, CEO Northside Hospital. “His leadership, expertise and commitment to his patients make him a welcomed addition to our board.”
About Northside Hospital
Serving the community since 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed facility, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment, a 24-hour emergency department, preventative and corrective cardiac care, and general surgery. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI (SCPC) and one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced facility allows our superior physicians and nursing staff to care for our growing community. Northside Hospital was the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and has been nationally-recognized as a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures for Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia and Surgical Care by The Joint Commission. With campus-based specialized units, such as the Tampa Bay Heart Institute, and the Neuroscience Institute for Interventional Neuroradiology and neurologic care, Northside Hospital continues to enhance and expand its services to better serve the St. Petersburg community. For more information about Northside Hospital, visit our website atwww.NorthsideHospital.com or visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NorthsideHospital.