Alexander Castellanos
June 14, 2019
Thelma Cela
May 2, 2017

Manuel P. Antón, III MD

Dr. Manuel P. Anton, III has been a healthcare administrator for over 30 years. He retired as Chief Medical Officer for Kendall Regional Medical Center this year, having recently served as Chief Medical Officer for the East Florida Division of HCA for seven years. Prior to joining the HCA Division Leadership Team, he served at Mercy Hospital in Miami, as Medical Director, Chief Operating Officer and finally as the Chief Executive Officer.

Dr. Anton began working with the St. John Bosco Clinic in 2001, moved by the spiritual guidance of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Through their compassion, they have created a refuge for those who cannot find their way or have lost the ability to navigate independently, and Dr. Anton has been personally and professionally inspired by their mission "so that all may be one."

Prior to his tenure with Mercy Hospital, Dr. Anton served ten years at the Orlando Regional Healthcare System (Orlando Health). Upon departure from Orlando Health, he was serving as Vice President and Medical Director of the managed care subsidiary, Healthchoice.

Dr. Anton earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from Emory University in Atlanta. He is board certified in internal medicine, having done his residency at the Boston University Medical Center, as well as a Chief Residency and Fellowship. He did his health policy and management coursework at the Harvard School of Public Health.

He has served on several nonprofit boards, including Catholic Hospice and the Agrupacion Catolica Universitaria, and has volunteered on the Belen Jesuit Preparatory School Parent Advisory Council, as well as with the Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards. He has served on the Mercy Foundation Board, the Mercy Mission Services Board and the SSJ Health Foundation Board with a special interest in healthcare quality improvement. Currently he serves on the Catholic Health Services Board of Trustees. He believes in the compassionate delivery of healthcare and is committed to ensuring that the St. John Bosco Clinic continues to be a beacon of hope for those making the transition from necessity to self-sufficiency. He enjoys his family and opportunities to attend medical missions including Peru and the Dominican Republic.

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