Benjamin Marquez, MD Named 2010 Doctor of the Year

June 24, 2010

SUN CITY CENTER, Florida  - South Bay Hospital is proud to announce that Benjamin Marquez, MD,  has been selected as the 2010 Doctor of the Year.  Dr. Marquez, who is a Family/General Practice physician, was chosen through submissions from his peers, hospital employees and volunteers, and members of the community.  He is an excellent representative of South Bay Hospital’s medical staff, with nominations citing his medical expertise, compassion, caring and patient advocacy attributes. He is highly respected among his peers, nurses and other hospital staff.

“Dr. Marquez embodies the role of Doctor of the Year through his continuous leadership, professionalism and effective communication among his health care team,” said Sharon Roush, Chief Executive Officer for South Bay Hospital. “He listens to the patient’s needs, taking the time to address medical concerns that the patients and their family members may have, and has a wonderful bed side manner.”

South Bay Hospital congratulates Dr. Marquez on achieving this honor and for his commitment to South Bay Hospital, the staff and the communities served by the hospital. For more information, please contact Melissa Morgan at 813-634-0496 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              813-634-0496      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

South Bay Hospital is a 112 bed, acute care hospital serving Sun City Center, Ruskin, Wimauma, Riverview, Apollo Beach, Gibsonton and the surrounding areas. South Bay offers a wide range of services including general and vascular surgery, urology, cardiology and colorectal surgery.