Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Broward Health Imperial Point Announces New Chief Of Staff
Howard Lewkowitz, MD
New Clinical Leadership Ushers in Era of Quality Patient Care & Engagement
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Howard Lewkowitz, MD, has been named the new chief of medical staff at Broward Health Imperial Point (BHIP).
“I look forward to improving the strong reputation and outcomes for which Broward Health Imperial Point is known,” Dr. Lewkowitz said. “These are exciting times to be in healthcare.”
Dr. Lewkowitz joined Broward Health in 1993 and has run his practice at the Imperial Point Medical Group for the last 14 years. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and is a member of the Broward Health Physician Group.
“We are proud to have Dr. Lewkowitz lead our medical staff,” said Alice Taylor, CEO of BHIP. “His experience and expertise will be a great asset to the growth and enhancement of our ability to serve our patients.”
Dr. Lewkowitz began his career in 1988 as a physician at a private practice in Lake Worth, Florida, and has worked at Gastroenterology Associates of the Treasure Coast. He completed a Fellowship in gastroenterology from Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in New Brunswick, New Jersey and his Internal Medicine residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Dr. Lewkowitz succeeds Linda Groene, MD, who served as BHIP’s chief of medical staff from 2010 to 2014. Dr. Groene led major initiatives during her tenure, including the implementation of computerized physician order entry and advocating for a smoke-free Broward Health.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 75 years, is a nationally recognized system in South Florida that offers world-class healthcare to all. Broward Health includes Broward Health Medical Center, Broward Health North, Broward Health Imperial Point, Broward Health Coral Springs, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston, Broward Health Community Health Services, Broward Health Physician Group, Broward Health International, Broward Health Urgent Care and Broward Health Foundation. For more information, visit BrowardHealth.org.