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Our hospital's experienced and knowledgeable leadership team is committed to improving the quality of healthcare we provide to our Atlantis community.

At HCA Florida JFK Hospital, our experienced and knowledgeable leadership team is committed to improving the quality of care we provide to serve the healthcare needs of our community.

Board of Trustees

  • Douglas McGlynn – Chairman 2024-2025
  • Jack Zeltzer, MD – Past President, Medical Staff
  • Sam Lederman, MD - President, Medical Staff
  • Howard Routman, DO – President-Elect, Medical Staff
  • Marvin Kohn, MD – Physician Member
  • Ross Stone, MD– Physician Member
  • Michael Lakow, MD – Physician Member
  • Amy Mostafavi, MD – Physician Member
  • Veronica Vidal – Community Member
  • Tunjarnika Coleman-Ferrell – Community Member
  • Fabiana DesRosiers – Community Member
  • Marcella Rutherford – Community Member
  • Earnie Ellison, Jr. – Community Member
  • Kenneth West, CEO JFK Hospital
  • Ashley Vertuno, CEO JFK North Hospital

Medical Executive Committee

  • Sam Lederman, MD – President, Chair
  • Howard Routman, DO – President-Elect
  • Jack Zeltzer, MD – Past President
  • Jay Maizes, MD – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Christopher Rienas, MD – Dept Chair, Behavioral Health
  • Akiva Marcus, MD – Dept Chair, Medicine
  • Marco Nores, MD – Dept Chair, Surgery
  • Abeer Aziz-Siddiqui, DO – North Member at Large, Medicine
  • Diego Lopes De Lima, MD – North Member at Large, Surgery
  • Teresita Casanova, MD – Main Member at Large, Medicine
  • Brian Kelly, MD – Main Member at Large, Surgery
  • Shaun Isaac, MD – Med Director, Hospitalist Serv.
  • Sunil Bali, MD – Med Director, Critical Care
  • Mazyar Rouhani, MD – Med Director, Emergency Medicine
  • Mehdi Bathaii, MD – Med Director, Radiology
  • Gabriel Camilo, MD – Med Director, Anesthesiology
  • Lewis Starasoler, MD – Med Director, Pathology

Meet our Executive Team

  • HCA Florida JFK Hospital CEO Ken West
  • Chief Financial Officer Tom Schlemmer
  • Chief Medical Officer Alex Paya, MD
  • Chief Nursing Officer Jodi LoDolce
  • Chief Operating Officer Damon Barrett
  • Vice President of Quality Roberta Fowler