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New Director of Surgical Services

PALM COAST, Fla., January 5, 2018 – Florida Hospital Flagler has named Lauretta Kiniery as director of surgical services. 
In this role, Kiniery is responsible for overseeing the surgical services department, including the inpatient and outpatient surgical and gastroenterology services, outpatient infusion therapies. She is also responsible for the services at the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) certified Town Center Surgery center, located adjacent to the hospital in Palm Coast.
Kiniery has 40 years of experience and has been with Florida Hospital since 2014. She most recently served as nurse manager for Florida Hospital Flagler’s main operating rooms, gastroenterology lab and the sterile processing department.  
A Flagler Beach resident, Kiniery earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from American Sentinel University and Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) certification, as well as a certificate in surgical services management.
About Florida Hospital Flagler
Florida Hospital Flagler is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 45 hospital campuses and 8,200 licensed beds in nine states, serving more than 5 million patients annually. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, Florida Hospital Flagler has 99-beds and is one of the seven Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region has 1,226 beds and more than 7,800 employees. For more information about Florida Hospital Flagler, visit