Game Changers  
    Volume VI, Issue 17 | April 28, 2017   
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Gastro Health acquires Gastroenterology Consultants, PA Practice
Gastro Health's 25th location and largest practice acquisition in company history

Miami based Gastro Health, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the practice of Gastroenterology Consultants, PA which serves patients in two locations in Hollywood and Cooper City. As part of the acquisition, Gastro Health will also secure the practice's anesthesia ancillary service, GCPA Anesthesia Services, LLC.

Gastroenterology Consultants, PA is comprised of nine full-time physicians, one anesthesiologist, one physician assistant, two nurse practitioners and three certified registered nurse anesthetists making it Gastro Health's largest practice acquisition to date. The office will become Gastro Health's 25th South Florida location and the company's second Broward County location once it goes live in August, 2017.

Led by David S. Weiss, MD, providers for this practice include Barry Migicovsky, MD, Jeffrey B. Kaner, MD, Alix Lanoue, MD, Leon S. Maratchi, MD, Baaz Mishiev, MD, Enrique G. Molina, MD, Joel Z. Stengel, MD, Adam C. Lessne, MD. Many of the physicians hold leadership roles at the hospitals for which they provide service. In addition, Gastroenterology Consultants, PA is rated in the top 45 gastroenterology practices in the U.S. based on patient reviews*.

Father and Son Urologists Join Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Boca Raton Regional Hospital has appointed Marc E. Taub, MD, FACS, and his son, David Taub, MD, MBA, FACS, to the staff of the Hospital's Eugene M. & Christine E. Lynn Cancer Institute and BocaCare physician network.

For over 30 years, Dr. Marc Taub had practiced at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. In 2013, he joined his son on the medical staff at Holy Cross Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. Now, this father and son duo is caring for patients at Boca Regional and its Lynn Cancer Institute.

"The field of urology has evolved dramatically over recent years," said Dr. Marc Taub. "Having two generations work together under one practice has allowed for us to utilize our individual skill sets to complement and build off of one another."

Offices right across the hall from each other allow the two to share cases or the latest clinical advances on a daily basis.

University of Miami and Human Rights Watch Announce New Distribution Program for Anti-Overdose Drug
Naloxone to be handed out at UM's Needle Exchange Center

University of Miami physicians and top public health experts from UM's groundbreaking needle exchange center ( Miami's IDEA Exchange) announced a new program to distribute the anti-overdose drug Naloxone ( Narcan) to local substance users.

The April 27 announcement was made in collaboration with the human rights group, Human Rights Watch, which also released its detailed 2017 report, "A Second Chance: Overdose Prevention, Naloxone and Human Rights in the United States."

Joined by local law enforcement and other prominent community advocates, speakers from diverse backgrounds passionately shed light on the opioid epidemic in Miami-Dade County and hailed the distribution of Naloxone at the needle exchange as a necessity for reducing overdose deaths.