MELBOURNE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 06/14/16 -- First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: FCHS) ("FCHS," "First Choice" or the "Company"), one of the nation's only non-physician-owned, publicly traded healthcare services companies focused on the delivery of total musculoskeletal solutions with an emphasis on Orthopaedics, including spine care and treatment, today announced that Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Raymond J. DeLorenzi, M.D., F.A.A.O.S. has joined the clinical staff at First Choice Medical Group ("FCMG").
Specializing in all aspects of comprehensive Orthopaedic and Rehabilitative care for the past 20+ years, Dr. DeLorenzi is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received both Bachelor and graduate degrees from the University of Notre Dame and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree -- graduating in the top 3% of his medical school class -- from Indiana University School of Medicine. His internship and residency were completed at Jackson Memorial Hospital and other affiliate hospitals of the University of Miami, where he also served as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. A former collegiate hockey player at Notre Dame, Dr. DeLorenzi was initially drafted by the NHL Chicago Blackhawks, but went on to play professional hockey for the World Hockey Association in Calgary and Vancouver. He credits his years on the ice for cultivating his drive for excellence.
"Dr. DeLorenzi is widely known and respected as one of the Space Coast's best Orthopaedic care experts who greatly values personalized patient care and treatment," stated Kris Jones, Vice President of Medical Operations at First Choice. "We are very pleased to welcome him to First Choice Medical Group's dynamic, highly skilled team of providers and believe his depth of experience and medical knowledge will greatly complement and further enrich the quality of care First Choice Medical Group is relied on to deliver."
"Given that our Company is now parent to the region's single largest Orthopaedic group of practices, our responsibility for delivering the best, most comprehensive care -- one patient at a time -- is perhaps even more pronounced; and we take this responsibility to heart each and every day," added Chris Romandetti, President and CEO of First Choice Healthcare Solutions. "Attracting the region's best of the best Orthopaedic practitioners to First Choice speaks to the strength and success of our business model and our emphasis on allowing doctors to be doctors."
"Achieving excellence is not simply a daily goal, it is one of my core life tenets. As such, aligning my practice with First Choice was a rational decision and one that I'm confident will deliver important benefits for the many patients who entrust their care to me," noted Dr. DeLorenzi.
Dr. DeLorenzi will continue to see patients at his medical office, the DeLorenzi Orthopaedic Center, located at 7000 Spyglass Court in Viera, Florida and approximately 13 miles north of First Choice Medical Group's main medical facilities.
About First Choice Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, First Choice Healthcare Solutions (FCHS) is implementing a defined growth strategy aimed at expanding its network of non-physician-owned medical centers of excellence, which concentrate on treating patients in the following specialties: Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery, Neurology, Interventional Pain Management and related diagnostic and ancillary services in key expansion markets throughout the Southeastern U.S. Serving Florida's Space Coast, the Company's flagship integrated platform currently administers over 100,000 patient visits each year and is comprised of First Choice Medical Group, The B.A.C.K. Center and Crane Creek Surgery Center. For more information, please visit www.myfchs.com, www.myfcmg.com, www.thebackcenter.net and www.cranecreeksurgerycenter.com.
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Released June 14, 2016