Tampa General Hospital Physicians First in Hillsborough County to Perform Same-day Procedure to Diagnose and Treat Lung Cancer

Two different robotic devices are used to first identify, then remove tumors from the lungs of early-stage cancer patients while the patient is under anesthesia. TAMPA, Fla., June 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time in Hillsborough County, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) physicians diagnosed and removed a cancerous tumor from a patient’s lung during a single … Read more

Tampa General Hospital Expands Emergency Care with New, Freestanding Emergency Department

TGH Kennedy Emergency Center in South Tampa expands the footprint of the academic health system’s growing Medical and Research District. TAMPA, Fla., June 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa General Hospital (TGH) today announced it is expanding access to its world-class emergency medical care services in the Tampa Bay area with the opening of a new, … Read more

Mark Runyon of Tampa General Hospital Named a ‘Hospital and Health System CFO to Know’ for 2023

The academic health system’s EVP and Chief Financial Officer is recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review for his role in driving Tampa General’s financial performance and operational efficiency while prioritizing patient care. TAMPA, Fla., June 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mark Runyon, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) of Tampa General Hospital, has been named a … Read more

Mother and Son Share How Tampa General Hospital’s First Living Donor Liver Transplant Can Save Two Lives

Less than two weeks before Mother’s Day, a son gives his mother the most precious gift of all by donating a portion of his liver during the first Living Donor Liver Transplant on Florida’s West Coast. Link to video: https://vimeo.com/830541858?share=copy TAMPA, Fla., May 31, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Last week, Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced that doctors at … Read more

Tampa General Hospital Performs First Living Donor Liver Transplant on Florida’s West Coast

Living donation will expand access to lifesaving liver transplantation for patients with end-stage liver disease and liver cancer. TAMPA, Fla., May 23, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa General Hospital (TGH), one of the nation’s top 10 transplant centers, wrote a new chapter in its history earlier this month with its first living donor liver transplant, which also … Read more

Tampa General Hospital Announces Wendi Goodson-Celerin, DNP, APRN, NE-BC, as Senior Vice President and New Chief Nursing Officer

The 35-year veteran will lead nursing services across the academic medical center. TAMPA, Fla., May 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has appointed Wendi Goodson-Celerin, DNP, APRN, NE-BC, to the position of senior vice president and chief nursing officer. A nurse executive with 35 years of advancing nursing practice, leadership, patient care, and advocacy, … Read more

TGH Imaging has Expanded Its Hologic Genius™ 3D Mammography™ Services Across 18 Centers in 4 Counties

By utilizing advanced technology, Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams can significantly increase the detection of breast cancers and also decrease the need for additional testing.1-6 TAMPA, Fla., May 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — As the need for more advanced technology continues to grow, TGH Imaging is increasing patient access across four counties for breast cancer screening by … Read more