February 09, 2021
Three prominent local leaders have joined the Board of Trustees at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Robert Browning, MD, Erin McLeod, and Veronica Thames will serve on the hospital board for three-year terms. Robert Browning, MD is a general surgeon who specializes in robotic surgery and has performed more than 500 cases; Erin McLeod is the President and CEO of the Senior Friendship Centers and Veronica Thames is the Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer at Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The new board members will join other community leaders and physicians on the board advising the hospital leadership team on quality and hospital-wide improvements. The board follow standards set by The Joint Commission, which accredits hospitals.
“Our hospital board of trustees works with us to serve our community. We focus on quality, safety, and ensuring we provide the best care. Our new board members are leaders in their professional roles and our community and I look forward to their insight and positive contributions,” said Robert Meade, CEO of Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota recently earned another ‘A’ grade for safety from The Leapfrog Group. This is the 13th ‘A’ grade in a row. The hospital was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by IBM Watson Health™ and is nationally recognized for excellence in patient experience, surgical procedures, orthopedics, and spine.