Millennium Physician Group Chief Medical Officer Named Collier County Medical Society Board President
August 2, 2021–
Collier County Medical Society’s outgoing board president Rebekah Bernard, M.D., passed the gavel to Millennium Physician Group’s Chief Medical Officer Alejandro Perez-Trepichio, M.D. Dr. Perez-Trepechio began his one-year term as the 64th CCMS board president at the virtual meeting on July 24th.
“I am very grateful to my colleagues for electing me to serve as their president,” said Dr. Perez-Trepichio. “These are uncharted times, and as CCMS continues to help our members and their patients during the ongoing pandemic, I will work diligently in collaboration with the CCMS board, physicians, and other stakeholders in the community to keep us all safe and healthy.”
Born in Argentina, Dr. Perez-Trepichio is a graduate of the National University of La Plata in Buenos Aires Province. He pursued a research career at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, where he received grants from the National Institutes of Health and published several articles in peer-reviewed journals. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic. He was elected to the CCMS board in 2016 and has represented CCMS as a Florida Medical Association delegate from 2014-21. He is also a board member of the PHO/Southwest Florida Physicians Association and Neighborhood Health Clinic.
Founded in 1957, the Collier County Medical Society is a professional membership association for physicians. CCMS has grown to more than 600 physicians representing all specialties and practicing in Naples, Marco Island, Immokalee, and Bonita Springs. Members are dedicated to bringing quality healthcare to the citizens and visitors in Collier County, and the board members lead CCMS in the mission to serve the needs of its physician members, so they can better serve the needs of the community.
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