By The Star Staff
Damas Hospital Inc. CEO Pedro Barez Clavell announced on Monday the appointment of internist Miguel Magraner Suárez as medical director of the hospital.
“Dr. Miguel Magraner has been part of our family for the past 39 years,” Barez Clavell said in a written statement. “He started at our institution as a resident physician who had just graduated from the Ponce School of Medicine in 1984. In 1987 he was appointed Head of Residency. He began his private practice in 1988. He has held the positions of director of the Skilled Nursing Unit, physician, associate director of the residency program, and director of the transitional program. In 2008 he was appointed Director of the Internal Medicine Residency and Director of Internal Medicine, a position he holds to this day. He has served as Professor and Director of the Department of Internal Medicine at Ponce Health Sciences University from 2007 to the present.”
“We are certain that his love and vocation for Medicine, his spirit of service and innovation, his courage, together with his preparation, experience and skills will contribute substantially in this new stage to our institution,” the CEO added.
Magraner Suárez is also a member of the board of directors of Damas Hospital and chairs the board of directors of the Caribbean Imaging and Radiation Treatment Center.