ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA – (January 18, 2022) – Northside Hospital has announced the new Chair and addition of five new members to their Board of Trustees. “With their extensive leadership experience and community presence, all of our board members are well prepared to assist Northside with our continued efforts to deliver high quality care to our patients and our community we proudly serve.” said Valerie Powell-Stafford, CEO Northside Hospital.
2022 Northside Hospital Board of Trustees
Chairman – Lisa Flaherty, DO, Neurology, Pinellas Medical Associates
Vice Chair – Eric Carver, Provost, St. Petersburg College
Secretary & Ex-officio Member – Valerie Powell-Stafford, CEO Northside Hospital
Members At Large
Jeff Baker, Government and Community Relations Manager, Duke Energy Corp.
Ravi Chari, MD, President, HCA West Florida Division
Sara Downs, DO, Internal Medicine GME Assistant Program Manager Northside Hospital, Internal Medicine, Pinellas Internal Medicine Associates
Rene Flowers, Pinellas County Commissioner
Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan, DNSc, RNC, Sr. Associate Dean, USF College of Nursing
Jeffrey Levenson, MD, Chief of Staff, Northside Hospital, Infectious Disease, Advanced Bay Area Medical Associates
William Mischler, Former Mayor, Pinellas Park, FL
Fadi Saba, MD, Internal Medicine, Professional Health Care of Pinellas
Robert Sanchez, MD, Cardiology, The Heart Institute
Amit Srivastava, MD, Interventional Cardiology, Bay Area Heart Center
About Northside HospitalServing the community since 1976, Northside Hospital is a 288-bed hospital, offering a full range of services including comprehensive and interventional stroke care, preventative and corrective cardiac care, full-service orthopedic and spine treatment an ER 24/7®, and general surgery. As one of the first hospitals in the area to achieve Atrial Fibrillation Certification (SCPC), our technologically advanced hospital allows our highly skilled physicians, nursing, and caregivers to serve our growing community.
Northside Hospital is the first nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center in Pinellas County and nationally recognized for quality and safety by earning an ‘A’ Patient Safety grade from the Leapfrog Group Spring 2020 and 2021. Our employees voted us a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace in 2020. With campus-based specialized services including 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 community.