Monday, June 24, 2013 - Broward Health North Elects New Chief of Staff
Rita FDarren Hoffberger, DO,
BHN chief of staff

Deerfield Beach, FL – Darren Hoffberger, DO, was elected chief of the medical staff at Broward Health North (BHN) by the hospital’s medical staff.

During his two-year term, Dr.Hoffberger will chair medical council meetings and work with administration on improving hospital services, facilities and physician involvement.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Hoffberger serving our hospital as chief of staff,” said Pauline Grant, CEO of BHN. “He is a long-time, committed member of our medical staff and I look forward to working with him in his new role.”

As a pulmonary specialist, Dr. Hoffberger has been active at Broward Health North since 2004. He is board certified in pulmonary diseases, critical care and sleep medicine. He served as the vice chief of staff from 2011 to 2013.  He has served as the chairman of the medical review committee from 2007 to 2011, and utilization review committee from 2007 to 2012.  Hoffberger earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Miss., and completed medical school at Nova Southeastern University.  He completed his internal medicine residency training at Michigan State University and his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center in Tampa.   

Joining  Dr. Hoffberger on the medical council are Narendra Maheshwari, MD,  vice chief of staff, Anthony Chidiac, MD, secretary/treasurer and Douglas Ford, MD, immediate past chief of staff.

“Congratulations to this remarkable group of physicians who continue to dedicate themselves to delivering high quality healthcare and the further development of Broward Health North,” Grant said.

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