Thursday, January 16, 2014 - Dr. Nabil El Sanadi Elected as Chairman of the 2014 Florida Board of Medicine

Nabil El Sanadi, M.D.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Nabil El Sanadi, M.D., has been elected as chairman of the Florida Board of Medicine for 2014. The Florida Board of Medicine is a 15-member group that oversees physicians and other healthcare practitioners. 

Dr. El Sanadi is the chief of emergency medicine for Broward Health in Fort Lauderdale and is certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He also serves as a voluntary professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and as founding affiliate dean at Florida International University College of Medicine.

Dr. El Sanadi was first appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine from 2002-2005, and then again in 2011. Prior to the initial appointment, Gov. Jeb Bush selected him as chair for the Domestic Violence Task Force. He also served as chair of the Strategic Planning International Committee for the American Heart/Inter-American Heart Foundation. From 2002-2009, he served on the Board of Governors for the Florida Medical Association (FMA). He also serves as E.M.S. Medical Director for the Broward Sheriff’s Office and the cities of Fort Lauderdale and Tamarac.

Dr. El Sanadi obtained his medical degree from Ohio State University. Both his residency and fellowship were completed at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration at Weather Head School of Management in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been a regular presenter at the American College of Emergency Physicians National Scientific Assemblies since 1994.

Dr. El Sanadi will replace outgoing Chairman Zachariah P. Zachariah, M.D.

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