SUSAN BROWN PONCY, MD, NAMED MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER’S WOMEN’S HEALTH PROGRAM

March 20, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUPITER, Fla. (March 20, 2013) – Susan Brown Poncy, MD, has been named Medical Director of the Women’s Health Program at Jupiter Medical Center.

“Under Dr. Poncy’s leadership, we will further develop our Women’s Health Program to offer the healthcare services that are unique and most important to the women in our community,” said John D. Couris, President and CEO of Jupiter Medical Center. “We are proud to have Dr. Poncy as part of our team.”

Jupiter Medical Center’s Women’s Health Program addresses the specific healthcare needs unique to the women in our community. The goal is to provide healthcare services in a seamless environment, called a “System of Care,” spanning a woman’s lifetime from healthcare screenings, wellness and diagnostics in the outpatient setting, to the acute care arena, which includes minimally-invasive surgical procedures, followed by the post-acute care environment, which includes follow up care and rehabilitation services – all provided in a well-coordinated program with a single entry point.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Jupiter Medical Center team as Medical Director of the Women’s Health Program,” said Dr. Poncy. “I look forward to continuing to provide women’s healthcare services right here in Palm Beach County. Our patients know they can receive the highest quality of care, close to home.”

Dr. Poncy is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is also certified in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Dr. Poncy received her medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine, and completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Poncy has been a member of the Jupiter community since 2000. She has four children with her husband, Morgan Poncy, MD, internal medicine, who also practices at Jupiter Medical Center. She and her family enjoy spending time on the water, especially paddle boarding. Dr. Poncy is a board member for Good Shepard Episcopal School in Tequesta where her younger children attend.

Dr. Poncy’s office is located at: 1004 South Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, FL 33458. She can be reached at: (561) 745-7094.

About Jupiter Medical Center
A not-for-profit 283-bed regional medical center consisting of 163 private acute care hospital beds and 120 long-term care, sub-acute rehabilitation and Hospice beds, Jupiter Medical Center provides a broad range of services with specialty concentrations in oncology, imaging, orthopedics & spine, digestive health, emergency services, lung & thoracic, women’s health, weight management and men’s health. Founded in 1979, the medical center has approximately 1,500 team members, 520 physicians and 700 volunteers. Jupiter Medical Center is the recipient of the HealthGrades ‘America’s 50 Best’ Award™ for three years in a row (2011-2013) and the Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for nine years in a row (2005-2013). For more information on Jupiter Medical Center, please call (561) 263-2234 or visit www.jupitermed.com.

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