Physicians Head Medical Executive Committee at Regional Hospital of Scranton
Regional Hospital of Scranton Executives. L-R: Secretary-Treasurer Patrick D. Conaboy, M.D., President Theodore J. Tomaszewski, M.D., and Vice President W. David Fitzpatrick, M.D.
Feb. 2, 2012 - Regional Hospital of Scranton has named three physicians to head its medical executive committee. The new officers are President Theodore J. Tomaszewski, M.D., Vice President W. David Fitzpatrick, M.D. and Secretary-Treasurer Patrick D. Conaboy, M.D.
The medical executive committee represents the physicians of Regional Hospital of Scranton. The officers are elected by their peers for one-year terms.
Dr. Tomaszewski, a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practices with Professional Orthopaedic Associates, Scranton and is director of the Orthopaedic Institute at Regional Hospital of Scranton. His professional memberships include: the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; the Eastern Orthopaedic Society, the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society and the Pennsylvania and Lackawanna County Medical Societies. Dr. Tomaszewski graduated cum laude from the University of Scranton and received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.
Dr. Tomaszewski, who previously served the medical staff as vice president, succeeds Linda Thomas, M.D. who served as president for two one-year terms.
Dr. FitzPatrick, a cardiologist associated with Great Valley Cardiology, moves from secretary-treasurer to vice president. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC). Dr. FitzPatrick is also chairman of the department of medicine, Regional Hospital of Scranton.
Dr. FitzPatrick received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore. Following his internship, Dr. FitzPatrick completed a fellowship in cardiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, N.H. He is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Patrick D.Conaboy, family practioner, joins the medical executive committee as secretary-treasurer. Dr. Conaboy is a Scranton native who has been involved in family practice since 1986. He has been certified by the American Academy of Family Practice since 1989. Dr. Conaboy achieved the rank of major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, West Point Military Academy and was chief of Stewart Armed Forces Health Clinic.
Sander J. Levinson, M.D, chief medical officer said the new medical executives represent the new generation of healthcare practitioners. "The skill and expertise that these physicians bring to the team will support Regional Hospital's ongoing commitment to provide the community with a high level of quality medical care," Dr. Levinson says.
CEO Brooks Turkel congratulated the new executives and said "The energy and leadership that these physicians demonstrate every day will help guide us into the future."