Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - Louis Yogel, M.D., Named New Chief of Staff for Broward Health Medical Center and Chris Evert Children’s Hospital

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Urologist Louis Yogel, M.D., has been named chief of staff for Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC) and Chris Evert Children's Hospital. Dr. Yogel will serve a two-year term.

Prior to this appointment, Dr. Yogel twice served two-year terms as the vice chief of staff at BHMC. He has also served as medical staff secretary-treasurer for the hospital. Dr. Yogel succeeds outgoing Chief of Staff Dr. Rajiv Chokshi.

“Dr. Yogel brings proven leadership ability and dedication to his role as chief of staff,” said Calvin Glidewell, CEO of Broward Health Medical Center and Chris Evert Children’s Hospital. “I look forward to working together as we continue to navigate the changing healthcare environment and meet the needs of our organization and, most importantly, our patients.”

Dr. Yogel is certified by the American Board of Urology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In 2008, Dr. Yogel was voted into Florida's Super Doctors. He is also a member of the American Urological Association, the American Medical Association and the Florida Urological Association. He has been practicing urology for more than 20 years.

Dr. Yogel earned his undergraduate degree at Temple University and his medical degree at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico, and Rutgers Medical School in Newark, N.J. He completed his general surgery residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, N.J., and his urology residency at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque.

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