Thursday, Nov 27, 2014
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Local doctor elected ACP fellow


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Robert Ebert III, M.D. FACP, an internist with Good Shepherd Medical Clinic in Spring Hill, was recognized as a newly elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in an awards ceremony on April 11 in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Ebert was recently elected a Fellow of ACP for achievements in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care. During this year’s ceremony, he and other internists took a pledge reaffirming their dedication to internal medicine. He also attended the annual scientific meeting to stay current with medical advances.

He is affiliated with Brooksville and Spring Hill Regional Hospitals and is certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Ebert is past president of the Hernando County Medical Society and is a member of the American Medical Association, Florida Medical Association, American Geriatric Society, Christian Medical and Dental Society, and the American College of Physicians. He also served as past president of the Diabetes Association in Hernando County.

Ebert completed his internship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in Bronx, NY and his residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, NY.

The American College of Physicians is the second-largest physician group in the United States. Membership includes more than 133,000 internists, related subspecialists, and medical students. Internists are specialists in the prevention, detection, and treatment of illnesses in adults.

Fellows are elected upon the recommendation of their peers and the review of ACP’s Credentials Subcommittee. They often use “FACP” – Fellow of the American College of Physicians – after their names in recognition of this honor.

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