Wanda Cruz Knight MD Named Residency Program Director

April 10, 2017

 USF-Morton Plant Mease Family Medicine Residency

CLEARWATER, Fla., (April 10, 2017) – Wanda Cruz-Knight, MD, has been selected as the new residency program director for the USF-Morton Plant Mease Family Medicine Residency at the Turley Family Health Center.

Dr. Cruz-Knight previously served as residency program director and interim chair of family medicine at University Hospitals Case Medical Center Family Medicine and Community Health in Cleveland.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Oberlin College and her doctoral degree from Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and later completed the Executive Masters’ of Business Administration program at Monte Ahuja School of Business at Cleveland State University.

Dr. Cruz-Knight became licensed to practice medicine in Ohio in 2007 and has been board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine since 2001.

“We are pleased to have Dr. Cruz-Knight lead our Family Medicine Residency Program,” said Dr. Bruce Flareau, Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer BayCare. “The experience and dedication she brings to this position will greatly benefit our residents and the many patients they serve now and throughout their careers.”

About Turley Family Health Center

Turley Family Health Center offers comprehensive medical services with a focus on prevention and wellness to members of the community who may not otherwise receive health care.  The center is located at 807 Myrtle Ave., Clearwater, Florida, 33755, (727) 467-2400.  Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to improving the health of all it serves through community-owned health services that set the standard for high quality, compassionate care. For more information, go to www.baycare.org/locations/t/turley-family-health-center

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at www.BayCare.org