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January 12, 2022 – JFK Medical Center Main and North Camps have appointed Dr. Alex Paya as Chief Medical Officer (CMO), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Paya joins JFK Medical Center from Palms West Hospital where he served as CMO position.

Dr. Paya joined HCA Healthcare in 2018 as CMO of the former University Hospital (now HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital) and Plantation General Hospital. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida International University, Cum Laude, before continuing his doctoral studies in osteopathy at Nova Southern University. Dr. Paya completed his clinical training at Shands Medical Center and is board certified in internal medicine. He also holds a Masters in Health Care Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About JFK Medical Center

Founded more than 50 years ago, JFK Medical Center has grown into a multi-campus medical center, with four locations in Palm Beach County. Our main campus at Atlantis is a 527-bed facility known for its comprehensive services, including cardiovascular care, general and orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, stroke care, robotics, cancer care, and primary care. ’emergency. JFK Medical Center North Campus is a 280-bed acute care hospital, with an adjoining 124-bed psychiatric unit and an office building for medical professionals. JFK also has two offsite emergency rooms in Palm Beach Gardens and Boynton Beach.

JFK Medical Center is part of HCA Florida Healthcare, the state of Florida’s premier healthcare provider. With an employee base of 77,000, HCA Florida Healthcare’s comprehensive network includes 50 hospital campuses and more than 350 other care sites.

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