Dr. LaKesha Smith is Appointed to the American Health Council’s Board of Physicians

Hauppauge, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A current Anesthesiologist working Per Diem for the past 7 years, the American Health Council is appointing Dr. LaKesha Smith to their Physician Board. Dr. Smith also has fellowship training in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesiology.

Dr. Smith earned her MD from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2002. She is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, and is also a BLS Instructor.

Day to day responsibilities for Dr. Smith consist of perioperative care for patients which includes: preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care. Dr. Smith enjoys making her patients smile throughout their perioperative care. 

Dr. Smith is honored to have been garnered with the Orchid Award from the Top Ladies of Distinction in 2013 for Professional and Community Service. She earned a Bullying Grant, and 2nd place award for Delta S.I.Z.E.D. (Sorors, Invigorated, Zealous, Energized, and Determined) at the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated 2015 National Convention in Houston, Texas for total miles walked. 

Professional goals within the next 5 years for Dr. Smith include continuing to mentor within her community – sharing knowledge, educating others, as well as remaining a part of the creative change process in the health field. She also looks forward to learning more about the financial aspects of healthcare.

Dr. Smith is very grateful to God, and her parents for her success. 

About the American Health Council:
The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at: http://americanhealthcouncil.org

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: http://bestinmedicine.org and http://bestinnursing.org

For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Moore
American Health Council
Hauppauge, NY United States
Phone: 1-631-617-6590
Email: media@americanhealthcouncil.org