Dr. Jeremy Gitomer named chief of staff at Providence Alaska Medical Center
Dr. Gitomer responsible for Medical Staff at Alaska's largest hospital
ANCHORAGE, AK - Jeremy Gitomer, MD, has been named chief of staff for Providence Alaska Medical Center's Medical Staff. Dr. Gitomer, of the Kidney & Hypertension Clinic of Alaska, joined PAMC's Medical Staff in 2002 and has served as vice chief of staff since 2008 and medical director of pediatric nephrology since 2003.
As chief of staff, Dr. Gitomer is responsible for PAMC's Medical Staff - those physicians and other health care professionals with privileges to admit and care for patients at the medical center. The Medical Staff oversees care, treatment and services provided to patients at PAMC.
"We are pleased to have a physician of Dr. Gitomer's caliber representing our Medical Staff," said Roy Davis, MD, chief medical officer at Providence Alaska Medical Center. "His experience and quality of character will serve to further our Mission of compassionate service to Alaskans."
Dr. Gitomer is an adult and pediatric nephrologist, a branch of internal medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. He is board certified in internal medicine and has board certificates in nephrology and pediatric nephrology. Dr. Gitomer has been published in major medical journals on topics related to nephrology and has served as a member of the faculty at the University of Washington Medical School.
Dr. Gitomer received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He served his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics and a fellowship in adult and pediatric nephrology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Providence Alaska Medical Center is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities. For more information about PAMC, visit: www.providence.org/alaska.