October 24, 2019
Michael Schandorf-Lartey, MD, MMM, FACP, SFHM is the new chief medical officer for Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Dr. Schandorf-Lartey replaces Thomas Trinchetto, MD who recently retired. Dr. Schandorf-Lartey has been an internal medicine hospitalist for nearly 16 years and has been at Doctors Hospital for 12 years. During this time he has also been involved in several leadership roles including chief of medicine, president-elect, and president of the medical staff.
Dr. Schandorf-Lartey is from Ghana, West Africa. He completed his medical training at the University of Ghana Medical School. He worked as a general medical practitioner in various rural and urban hospitals in Ghana before completing his internal medicine residency training at St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland where he was Associate Chief Resident.
He is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with focused practice in hospital medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine of the Society of Hospital Medicine and is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership. He also holds a Master of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University.
He was Hospitalist Medical Director of the Year and has twice been voted Physician of the Year at Doctors Hospital. He was awarded the Frist Humanitarian Award in 2014. Dr. Schandorf-Lartey also volunteers at the Englewood Community Care Clinic serving the uninsured in our community.