Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) July 7, 2010
Jackson Surgical Assistants (JSA) announced today that Dr. Sidney Funk, a board certified OB-GYN with over 35 years experience, has joined the executive team as Medical Director. Dr. Funk will be responsible for leading JSA’s clinical operations as the company implements its practice management solution in hospitals.
“Dr. Funk brings a wealth of experience to the Jackson Surgical team, and he will play a vital role as we continue to work with hospitals to enhance surgical assisting best practices,” said Paul Foster, President of Jackson Surgical Assistants.
Dr. Funk holds an undergraduate degree from Emory University. He received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia, performed his internship at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY in medicine and surgery, and completed his OB-GYN residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in Bronx, NY where he was chief resident.
Dr. Funk also served two years in the US Navy, including one year in Vietnam.
ABOUT JACKSON SURGICAL ASSISTANTS - Jackson Surgical Assistants, a part of the Jackson Healthcare family of companies, is a national organization that provides a practice management solution for surgical assisting. Jackson Surgical Assistants works with hospitals, surgeons and surgical assistants to improve operating room productivity and quality. The organization's leadership team brings extensive experience in hospital-based staffing, clinical quality, reimbursement and operations management. For more information, visit http://www.JacksonSurgicalAssistants.com.
Paul Foster, President