We are excited to announce that Dr. Sean Benoit has joined North Florida Regional Medical Center as our new chief medical officer. Previously, Dr. Benoit served as the chief medical officer at Central Florida Regional Hospital in Sanford, Florida.

In his role as Chief Medical Officer at Central Florida Regional, Dr. Benoit led quality improvement initiatives, multidisciplinary teams, and regulatory readiness. He provided oversight and revised peer review, collaborated on utilization review, readmissions, and coordination of care, provided medical education to the institution, and represented HCA in regional county discussions of pandemic and vaccinations. Dr. Benoit was actively involved in physician recruitment and development and served as an integral part of the Administrative Team.

Prior to joining Central Florida Regional in 2019, Dr. Benoit was the medical director for Trauma Surgery at the University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital, where he also served as the designated institutional officer, overseeing all Residency Programs and Graduate Medical Education. His interests were in Injury Prevention and Violence Interruption. Dr. Benoit is Board Certified in General Surgery as well as Trauma/Critical Care. He received his training in Trauma/Critical Care at Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Program.  He also served as a healthcare management consultant for the Advisory Board Company, assisting executives in organizations in performance improvement, finance, quality, strategy and vision.

Dr. Benoit received his MBA from Imperial College London, a degree that assists in blending the missions of medicine and administration. He obtained his Medical Degree from Howard University and his Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Princeton University. 

“I’m excited to join the NFRMC family during this busy and unprecedented time in the healthcare industry, and I look forward to continuing the success of this excellent institution,” said Dr. Benoit. 

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Benoit to the North Florida Regional Medical Center family.