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CLEVELAND (Wednesday, November 28, 2018) — Today, Cleveland Clinic announced a new regional leadership structure in Florida, anticipated to begin in January 2019. This new leadership team will provide oversight for its current Florida hospital in Weston and its facilities including Coral Springs Family Health Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Parkland, West Palm Beach, and Wellington and […]

VERO BEACH, Fla. (November 6, 2018) —Indian River Medical Center will hold the IRMC Auxiliary’s Florence Booms Celebration of Lights ceremony on Thursday, December 6, at 6 p.m. on the hospital grounds. Please join Chaplain Robert Bremer and Rabbi Michael Birnholz as they welcome the holiday season at the 28th annual event. Songs of the […]

VERO BEACH, Fla. (November 1, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center received the Significant Achievement in Patient Safety award from the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network. Recognition for this award involves meeting or exceeding the goal in at least half of the tracked measures, along with active engagement in the improved activities. Some of the tracked […]

Desmond Fonji, DO, has joined the staff at Indian River Medical Center. Dr. Fonji graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology from The City College of New York and received his medical training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at St. Petersburg General Hospital, […]

Governing Board of Indian River Medical Center and Hospital District Vote in Favor of Agreements with Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH, Vero Beach, Fla. (October 3, 2018) – The intensive 18-month effort to secure Indian River Medical Center’s future neared its conclusion today as the IRMC Board of Directors and the Indian River County Hospital District […]

VERO BEACH, Fla. (September 25, 2018) – The extensive and rigorous affiliation process for Indian River Medical Center (IRMC) has entered its final stages, as representatives of Cleveland Clinic, IRMC, and the Indian River County Hospital District announced today they have finalized draft agreements that, if approved by their respective governing boards and subject to […]

The Indian River County Hospital District and the Indian River Medical Center Board of Directors (“IRMC”) will hold a Joint Meeting to receive and exchange information and discuss ideas regarding the potential partnership with the Cleveland Clinic Foundation for the operation and management of Indian River Medical Center on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 1:00 […]

VERO BEACH, Fla. (August 30, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center has added three new physicians to its medical staff. Alfonsina Garcia-Bracero, M.D., earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from Universidad de Puerto Rico before completing her medical education at University of Health Sciences Antigua. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at San […]

VERO BEACH, Fla. (July 31, 2018) — Indian River Medical Center has launched an interventional stroke program in Vero Beach. IRMC has engaged the Arubah Neuroscience Institute with the goal of becoming a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The neuro-interventionalist team, including Drs. Ayman Gheith, Vikas Gupta and Akram Shhadeh, has begun treating ischemic strokes using a […]