Patients at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota may not see this physician at their bedside, but this doctor is hard at work behind the scenes making sure they get the best care. Dr Thomas Trinchetto is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the hospital. His job is to work with other physicians and hospital administration to insure the highest standards of care and quality are delivered. Recently Dr Trinchetto was named by Becker's Hospital Review as a "100 hospital and health system CMOs to know- 2017." This is the second year in a row Dr Trinchetto has made the list. According to the publication, the list features national physician leaders dedicated to strengthening their hospital’s patient safety and quality initiatives. The CMOs are recognized as leaders who continue to work to establish high standards.

Dr. Trinchetto served as chief of staff as well as chief of medicine at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota before assuming the CMO role in September 2014. He is board certified in emergency medicine and internal medicine and has more than 30 years of clinical experience in emergency care. He earned his medical degree at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in Brooklyn.