VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) is pleased
to announce Sanjay Vadgama, MD, as the Medical Director of Critical Care Services.
Dr. Vadgama joined the medical staff in March 2007 as a board-certified
pulmonologist specializing in critical care medicine. Dr. Vadgama also
serves as Medical Director of the hospitalist program at VPH. In his new
role, Dr. Vadgama will oversee the Intensive Care and Telemetry units.
He will provide education to staff and patient care teams, serve as the
physician liaison to the administrative team, chair the Critical Care
Committee and assist nursing leadership with patient flow and the continuum of care.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to further lend my skills
and knowledge to Valley Presbyterian Hospital," Dr. Vadgama said.
"We strive to provide the highest quality critical care services
to patients throughout the San Fernando Valley."
Dr. Vadgama received his medical degree at the University College London
Medical School in London, England, and completed his residency at the
West Los Angeles Medical Center of the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare
System. He also completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Disease and Critical
Care Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
Dr. Vadgama is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He is a member of the Royal
College of Physicians (England), and a fellow of the American College
of Chest Physicians.
"I'm pleased to welcome Dr. Vadgama in his new role as Medical
Director of Valley Presbyterian Hospital's Critical Care Services,"
said Gustavo Valdespino, President & CEO. "His medical expertise
and collaborative leadership will further the hospital's mission to
improve the quality of health in our community."
ABOUT VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL
Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) is an independent, nonprofit and nonsectarian
hospital serving the medical needs of the San Fernando Valley community
for more than 50 years. VPH has grown to become one of the largest acute
care hospitals in the Valley region and continues to provide patient-centered
care for a healthy community. The 350-bed facility offers advanced technology
and a full range of medical services to improve and save lives.