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Michael Tofano, MD, Named Hospitalist Director at Mather

December 7, 2012

Michael Tofano, MD, has been named Hospitalist Director at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital.

Hospitalists are physicians and allied staff employed by hospitals to care for admitted patients. Hospitalists communicate with a patient’s primary care physicians and specialists and handle the patient’s care until they are discharged from the hospital.

Dr. Tofano joins the Mather staff after serving for the past three years as Director of Hospital Medicine for Marlboro and Clinton Hospitals, UMass Memorial Health Care and as Associate Chief of Hospital Medicine at UMass Memorial Health Care in Worcester, MA. Prior to that, Dr. Tofano had a cardiology private practice in Princeton, NJ.

He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He was an internal medicine resident and later chief medical resident at St. Vincent’s Hospital & Medical Center in New York and completed a fellowship in cardiology at UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Tofano lives in Old Field with his wife and two sons.

John T. Mather Memorial Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones.