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About Palmetto General Hospital

Palmetto General Hospital opened its doors in 1971 with just 50 beds. Today, our hospital serves more than 130,000 patients per year. From bariatrics to breast cancer imaging, we’ve received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We’re committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help.

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Palmetto General Hospital Welcomes New VP of Medical Education

Feb 12, 2020

Hialeah, Fla. (February 15, 2016) – Manuel Gonzalez-Brito, DO joins the administrative team at Palmetto General Hospital as the Vice President of Medical Education. His role will involve implementing and organizing a high quality educational program. He will also be responsible for the oversight, administration and accountability of the hospital’s American Osteopathic Association’s approved programs.

In addition to his new position, Dr. Gonzalez-Brito is the Director of the Concussion Clinic and Medical Director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital. He also practices at Kidz Medical Services in Coral Gables as a Pediatric Critical Care Specialist. Additionally, Dr. Gonzalez-Brito serves as a Volunteer Professor of Pediatrics for the University of Vermont College of Medicine, whose students do clinical rotations at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He is double board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics.

“On behalf of the entire team at Palmetto General Hospital, I would like to extend Dr. Gonzalez-Brito a warm welcome,” said Ana Mederos, hospital chief executive officer. “With his expertise and diverse background, we are confident he will help us fulfill our mission to continually provide the highest standards of care.”

Dr. Gonzalez-Brito received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Davie. He then completed his residency in pediatrics, followed by a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Dr. Gonzalez-Brito is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics.