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Lloyd Bennett, MD
A hospitalist is a provider who specializes in caring for patients while they are in the hospital. Hospitalists work closely with your primary care provider and frequently inform him or her of your condition.
When you require hospitalization, your provider or an Emergency Department physician will coordinate your admission with a hospitalist. The hospitalists are on site 24 hours a day and work closely with all hospital staff to coordinate your care.
Dr. Lloyd Bennett is part of our Health First hospitalist team. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Zoology from Miami University in Oxford, OH. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY. His internship and residency in Internal Medicine was completed at Strong Memorial Hospital Primary Care Program in Rochester, NY.
Before joining Health First, Dr. Bennett worked as a staff physician with James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, FL and Brevard VA Outpatient Center in Viera, FL. While there, he served as Chairman of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee and was responsible for identifying areas for improvement and implementing system-wide change. He also served as Chairman of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and was responsible for development and maintenance of local formulary of medications and vaccinations with respect to national guidelines and evaluating and monitoring new therapies.
Prior to that, Dr. Bennett served as a staff physician with Health First's Palm Bay Hospital and Sebastian River Medical Center. He also maintained an Internal Medicine office in a multi-specialty group medical practice providing care to 3,000 patients.
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Strong Memorial Hospital Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine