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Florida Medical Center intentionally grows a culture of inclusion in order to promote equal access to healthcare services for every person we treat. Equality in healthcare requires a compassionate culture, a shared vision, and a community presence. FMC actively pursues these values and has been recognized since 2016 as a ‘Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality’ by the Foundation of the Human Rights Campaign.

Dr. Vittimberga is the Physician Advisor at Florida Medical Center-a Campus of North Shore.  In his current role, he works to maximize clinical quality, efficiency, and safety.  He serves as a liaison between the Medical Staff and the executive team.  Additionally, he is the founder and current leader of the FMC Equality Taskforce, whose mission is to foster positive relationships between the hospital and the LGBTQ+ community of Broward County. He was instrumental in having FMC recognized as a Leader in Healthcare Equality in 2016 by the Foundation of the Human Rights Campaign, a title which the hospital still holds.

Frank originally hails from Lexington, MA.  He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College and holds a B.A. in Biology cum laude from there.  Subsequently, he completed his medical degree and residency in general surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  He also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He is board certified by The American Board of Surgery.  For many years, he was a practicing general surgeon specializing in breast cancer, minimally invasive, and robotic surgery.  Additionally, Dr. Vittimberga has served as Chief Medical Officer at hospitals in both Texas and Florida.

Dr. Vittimberga currently lives in Wilton Manors, where he is active in the community and volunteers with the Pride Center at Equality Park.  He has been happily married to his wife, Kerri, for 23 years and has two sons.  Both of his sons attend college at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.  In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, growing orchids, and travelling.


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