St Petersburg, FL - St. Petersburg General Hospital recently appointed four new members to the Board of Trustees. Ahmad Nematbakhsh, D.O., Randy Shuck, D.O., FACOFP, Sue Brett and Janice Balzano will fill the spaces left open by Jim Shatz, Mortgage Investors Corporation (Retired); Romeo Acosta, M.D., Gulf Coast Institute of OB/GYN; Jen Holloway, WTTA Channel 38 and Robert B. Conroy Jr., retired CEO of St. Petersburg General Hospital.

Ahmad Nematbakhsh, D.O.

Ahmad Nematbakhsh, D.O. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery. He received his medical education from Des Moines University in Des Moines, IA and has practiced at Pinellas Medical Associates in St. Petersburg, FL since 2009.

Randy Shuck, D.O.

Randy Shuck, D.O., FACOFP received his medical education at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO and is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Medicine. He is the Medical Director of Graduate Medical Education at St. Petersburg General Hospital.

Sue A. Brett

Sue A. Brett of Brett Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc. is a community leader involved in many volunteer efforts that include a current board position at the ALPHA House of Pinellas County and the Mike Alstott Family Foundation Inc.

Janice Balzano

Janice Balzano, President and CEO of St. Petersburg General Hospital has over 20 years’ experience in healthcare leadership and over 30 years in the healthcare field. Balzano was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Brandon Regional Hospital (398 beds) for the past two and a half years. She will act as Secretary of the Board of Trustees.

“We are excited to be adding three exceptional individuals to our board,” stated Balzano, “Their experience and expertise will help St. Petersburg General Hospital move forward and achieve the high standards we expect.”

St. Petersburg General Hospital Board of Trustees 2015

Peter A. Marmerstein, Permanent Member
President and CEO, HCA West Florida

Elinor Miranda, M.D., Chair
How We Grow Pediatrics

Maureen Stafford, Vice Chair
Staffordshire Properties, Inc.

Herman Zaharowitz, M.D., Chief of Staff
Family Practice

Janice Balzano, Secretary
President and CEO of St. Petersburg General Hospital

Anil Raiker, M.D.
Pinellas Cancer Center

Wayne Garcia, M.D.
Internal Medicine

Erica Riggins
Bright House/Bay News 9

Randy Shuck, D.O.
Family Practice

Ahmad Nematbakhsh, D.O.
Orthopedic Surgery

Sue Brett
Brett Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc