Largo Medical Center Physician Awarded Citizen of the Year by Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce

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Largo Medical Center Physician Awarded Citizen of the Year by Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce

(CLEARWATER, FL ) – Immense congratulations are in order for one of Largo Medical Center’s very own! At the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce 2017 Annual Awards at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater last Friday, Anthony Ottaviani, DO, MPH, MACOI, FCCP, Chief Academic Officer, was awarded the prestigious Citizen of the Year award.

“Our Graduate Medical Education department has graduated more than 1,000 physicians thanks to the vision and support of Largo Medical Center’s CEO, Tony Degina, and the amazing staff,” said Anthony Ottaviani, DO, MPH, MACOI, FCCP, Chief Academic Officer at Largo Medical Center. “I am humbled by this recognition and am also eternally grateful to my wife and daughters for their years of support.”

Each year this award is presented to a person who:

• focuses attention through their direct efforts in the Central Pinellas area resulting in acclaim/public notice

• is distinguished through outstanding achievement in community service and

• performs volunteer (uncompensated) services to the community

“Dr. Ottaviani has been instrumental in seeing Largo’s continuing rise as a first-rate medical arts hub,” said Tom Morrissette, Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce. “His vision has brought a tremendous amount of prestige to our community.”Morrissette explains that this honor puts Dr. Ottaviani in a celebrated group of people dating back to 1964, all of whom were recognized for their contributions to our community which in turn lead to a positive impact on people’s lives. 

About Largo Medical Center

Largo Medical Center is a 425-bed statutory teaching hospital serving Pinellas County from three campuses. The hospital provides Atrial Fibrillation Care at the AFib & Heart Rhythm Centers, Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss) Services at the Florida Bariatric Centers, Behavioral Healthcare, Breast Healthcare at the Florida Breast Institute, Cardiovascular Services, Clinical Research, Emergency Care at 3 campuses, the H2U Health and Wellness program, Hepatobiliary Care at The Hepatobiliary Center, Imaging and Diagnostic Services, Kidney & Liver Transplants at the Transplant Institute of Florida, Limb Saving at the Florida Limb Saving Institute, Orthopedic/Total Joint Care at the Florida Orthopedic Pavilion, Inpatient, Outpatient and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Palliative Care, Robotic Surgery, Spine and Neurologic Care at the Florida Spine & Neuro Center, and Wound Care with Hyperbaric Medicine. Largo Medical Center has AOA and ACGME Accredited Graduate Medical Education programs. The hospital is the West Coast Academic Center for NOVA Southeastern University and is affiliated with the USF Morsani College of Medicine. Largo Medical Center is a Certified Advanced Heart Failure Center and an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We have an accredited AFib Center, Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss) Program, Breast Center, Cancer Care program, Chest Pain with PCI and Inpatient Rehabilitation program. Learn more at<>. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

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