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Gulf Coast Medical Center: Facility Medical Executive Committee

Sally Palmon, M.D. 

President

Larry Hobbs, M.D. 

Past President 

Lawrence D. Leigh, M.D. 

Secretary/Treasurer

Charles Bisbee, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Anesthesiology

Lawrence Isaacs, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Emergency Medicine

Sunil Pammi, M.D. 

Dept. Chair, Medicine

Jeffry Garner, M.D.

Dept. Chair, OB/Gyn

Zhiping Liu, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Pathology

Vanessa A. Gomez, M.D. 

Dept. Chair, Pediatrics

Randolph Knific, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Radiology

Valerie Dyke, M.D.

Dept. Chair, Surgery

Douglas Savage, M.D.

Co-Chairman, System Credentialing/Privileging

Javaad Khan, M.D.

Facility Quality Chair

Members-at-Large

Ernesto J. Badui Cantisano, M.D. (Internal Medicine-Hospitalist)
Khaza Chowdhury, M.D. (Internal Medicine-Hospitalist)
Gary Correnti M.D. (Neurosurgery)

Anthony D'Angelo, M.D. (Vascular/General Surgery)

Gerry Gamez, M.D. (Neurology)
William B. Hearn, D.O. (Radiology)
Charles M. Homolka, M.D. (Anesthesiology)
Ragai T. Meena, M.D. (Critical Care & Pulmonary Medicine)
Murali Muppala, M.D. (Cardiology)
Joseph M. Pusateri, D.P.M. (Podiatry)

Moses K. Shieh, D.O. (General Surgery)

Silvia M. Velasquez, M.D. (Infectious Diseases)
Michael H. Weiss, M.D (Gastroenterology)

Ex-officio Members and Staff

Mark Greenberg, M.D. - VP Medical Affairs, Medical Staff Services

Alexander Gumiroff, M.D. -  Associate Medical Director, GCMC 

Jonathan Velez, M.D. - VP of Operations & Chief Physician Executive

Jennifer Higgins, RN, MSN, NEA-BC – VP Operations & Chief Nurse Executive

Mary McGillicuddy- VP Legal Services and Corporate Responsibility 

William J. Carracnio Jr., M.D. - VP/CMIO (Ad hoc invitee)

Olga L. Ruiz, CPCS, CPMSM - Director, Medical Staff Administrative Services 

Patty Hoagland, CPMSM - Project Coordinator, Medical Staff Administrative Services