The Medical Board of Governors is a group of leading medical specialists, hospital CEO’s, and key executive leaders in the healthcare and medical sector in Palm Beach County.
Their mission is: “To Lead the Way as a Health Care Organization, to Advocate, Explore, Integrate, Develop, Promote, Mentor, and Inspire.”
The Medical Board of Governors and the Doctors Networking Group is unique to the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce in that doctors are exclusively invited to socialize with and engage each other. Doctors and Healthcare Professionals are invited to mingle in a closed setting designed especially to give the doctors time to learn from each other and discuss the latest in medicine, public policy affecting healthcare, and operational innovations.
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Dr. Anand Panchal
Center for Bone and Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches - Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Orthopedic Surgeon, Sport Medicine and Upper Extremity
Dr. Anand P. Panchal is a board-certified, dual fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon practicing both sports medicine and surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and knee for adult and pediatric patients. He is currently one of the only dual fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons in all of southeast Florida. His training started with a rigorous orthopedic surgery residency program in Ohio, followed by two well-renowned fellowships.
Dr. Panchal’s first fellowship took place at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where he assisted in the care of high school, college (Towson State University), and professional-level athletes (Baltimore Ravens, Washington Nationals, and the Baltimore Blast). He then completed a comprehensive upper extremity fellowship at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, where, under the tutelage of Dr. William Mallon and Dr. Julian M. Aldridge, he was taught complex shoulder, elbow, and knee procedures.
Dr. Panchal’s areas of expertise include:
- Shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty
- Complex shoulder and elbow trauma/reconstruction
- ACL reconstruction, meniscal surgery, and arthroscopy of the knee
- Elbow arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and ligament reconstruction
- All sports-related injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and knee
Dr. Panchal is on staff at Wellington Regional Medical Center, Palms West Hospital, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, and Palms Wellington Surgical Center.
He is a member of the American Academy of Othopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, and Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Currently, Dr. Panchal serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has won numerous awards related to his research, including multiple national awards at the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics’ annual meeting. He also won the prestigious AOSSM Aircast Award at the 2013 annual meeting. This project, which has been presented at numerous national orthopedic conferences, focused on a novel technique to treat recurrent shoulder instability.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Panchal has had the privilege of living in numerous metropolitan areas across the United States, due to his training. He spends his free time exercising, playing sports, reading, and spending time with his wife. The two of them enjoy good food and traveling. They consider themselves blessed to be living and working in the Palm Beach County area.
For information about the Medical Board of Governors or to request a speaker for an event, contact:
Mary Lou Bedford
Chief Executive Officer
Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce &
Central Palm Beach County Community Foundation