December 3, 2021

SMA Healthcare hires new chief medical officer

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New chief medical officer for SMA Healthcare

SMA Healthcare, whose holdings include The Centers in Ocala, has hired Dr. Yusef A. Canaan as the new chief medical officer.

“Dr. Canaan brings nearly 20 years of medical experience to SMA Healthcare, where he will provide medical leadership and oversight to all SMA Healthcare programs, establish strategic goals for medical programming and services, and ensure all medical services adhere to and exceed standards,” the company said in a news release. 

Canaan, a board-certified psychiatrist, earned his medical degree from Instituto Technologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) in 2002 and previously served as chief resident at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami and as a staff psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach.

“Most recently, he spent the last four years as a Telemedicine Physician for the Indiana State Department of Corrections,” the release said.


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