BOCA RATON, FL – April 16, 2018 – Boca Raton Regional Hospital (BRRH) announces the appointment of Mindy
Shikiar, MBA, MSN as Chief Operating Officer for the organization. Ms.
Shikiar replaces Karen Poole, who retired from the position earlier this month.
A seasoned and accomplished healthcare executive, Ms. Shikiar joined Boca
Regional in 2003 and has served in various leadership positions including
Vice President of Oncology Services, Ambulatory Services and Business
Development. During her tenure she has had oversight of major programmatic
and facility expansions at Boca Regional’s Eugene M. & Christine
E. Lynn Cancer Institute, Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health and Wellness
Institute and Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute.
Prior to joining BRRH, Ms. Shikiar served as Chief Executive Officer and
Chief Operating Officer at Kindred/Vencor Hospital, a long-term acute
care facility in Fort Lauderdale.
Her 35-year career in healthcare is comprised of numerous nursing industry
positions including that of Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist,
Director of Quality and Case Management.
Ms. Shikiar received her bachelor of science in nursing from Boston University
and both her master in business administration and her master of science
in nursing from the University of Miami.
“We are enthused over Mindy’s transition to Chief Operating
Officer,” said Jerry Fedele, President and CEO at Boca Raton Regional
Hospital. “Her experience and skill set are ideally suited for this
important role within our organization. Her leadership will be instrumental
as we continue to enhance our position as a preeminent, academic medical
center in the region.”
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the boundaries of medicine.
Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center (BRRH.com) with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff.
The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease
and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s health,
emergency medicine and the neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art
diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive
Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).
Thomas Chakurda, 561.955.3586
Vice President, Communications