James Demaio, MD, Blake Medical Center Legendary Service Award Recipient

Bradenton, FL - James DeMaio, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, was honored by Blake Medical Center, receiving the Legendary Service Award for his tireless dedication, unwavering commitment, and extraordinary patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

"Dr. DeMaio is as a trusted subject matter expert that has been an outstanding patient care leader," says Mitchell Rubinstein, Chief Medical Officer Blake Medical Center. "He has been intricately involved with our processes and procedures, adapting when needed, which many times heavily increased his workload, but despite the challenges he has maintained his focus on providing compassionate, exceptional care."

Dr. DeMaio has been on staff at Blake Medical Center since 2004. In addition to his role as an infectious disease specialist, he serves as Chief of Staff, leading the hospital's Medical Executive Committee and serving on Blake Medical Center's Board of Trustees.

"Our team is very grateful for Dr. DeMaio's leadership throughout this pandemic," says Randy Currin, President/CEO Blake Medical Center, "for all he has done and continues to do for our patients and caregivers."