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Parrish Medical Center An American College of Surgeons Surgical Quality Partner

Parrish Medical Center An American College of Surgeons Surgical Quality Partner

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (February 1, 2024)— Parrish Medical Center’s (PMC) Oncology Program has earned the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer’s (CoC) accreditation since 1990. As a CoC-accredited institution, Parrish Medical Center recently also became an American College of Surgeons (ACS) Surgical Quality Partner. According to the ACS, being a Surgical Quality Partner signifies an institution’s dedication to consistently improving procedures and approaches, while maintaining a critical eye on process at every step.

The Surgical Quality Partner designation lets patients know Parrish Medical Center is dedicated to quality and relentless self-improvement and has been verified or accredited by the ACS. Patients can trust that the care they receive at Surgical Quality Partner hospitals adheres to the most rigorous standards in surgical quality.

"ACS Quality programs are grounded in more than a century of experience and participation is an important measure of a hospital’s surgical quality. As an ACS Surgical Quality Partner, Parrish Medical Center has shown a commitment providing the best possible patient care, evaluating that care in a rigorous fashion, and dedicating themselves to continuous self-improvement," said ACS Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, FACS.

“We value transparency and routinely invite rigorous evaluations of the care provided by our dedicated, expert teams of Care Partners from independent organizations like the ACS to constantly challenge ourselves in the pursuit of excellence,” said Parrish Healthcare President/CEO George Mikitarian. “As a Surgical Quality Partner and a nationally certified integrated care organization, we stay focused on the future of health care, reducing duplication, improving quality, and reducing health care costs.”

Parrish Medical Center’s surgical services team are experienced in urgent, emergent, inpatient, and outpatient surgeries from general surgery procedures to the very latest in robotic-assisted surgical procedures. For more information visit