Neurosurgeon Joins Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., June 24, 2016 Board-certified neurosurgeon Dr. Gregory J. Velat has joined the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.

Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners is the employed group of physicians for the Florida Hospital East Florida Region, which encompasses the six Florida Hospitals within Volusia and Flagler counties. Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners consists of more than 150 physicians, including both primary care physicians and specialists, and enjoys a mutual partnership with Florida Hospital based upon the close alignment of the hospital's mission and values.

Velat has 13 years of experience and comes to Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center from Lee Memorial Health System in Fort Myers, Fla.

He received his medical degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also completed his residency and a fellowship in neurointerventional surgery. He went on to complete an additional fellowship in cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Ariz.

Advancing the field of neurosurgery is a priority to Velat and as such, he is currently involved in three intracranial research studies.

In his new practice at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Velat will focus on lower-back surgery, spinal decompression and fusion, surgery for peripheral nerve disorders, spinal canal tumors, carpal tunnel surgery, and more.

Located inside Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Centers medical office building at 305 Memorial Medical Parkway, Suite 206, Daytona Beach, his practice accepts most insurance plans and can be reached at Call386-231-3540.

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. Our locations include Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, as well as outpatient facilities in Port Orange, Daytona Beach Shores and New Smyrna Beach. With 277-beds, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 907 beds and nearly 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements. For more information about Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.

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