DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., November 27, 2013 – Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center radiologist Nicholas Hatton, MD, has been elected to serve as secretary for the Florida Radiologic Society (FRS) for 2013-2014.
FRS is a state chapter of the American College of Radiology and is committed to establishing and maintaining high medical and ethical standards in the practice of radiology. In addition, the organization is committed to advancing the science of radiology, improving radiologic services, and encouraging continued education for radiologists.
Dr. Hatton’s active involvement in FRS helps ensure that Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center stays at the cutting-edge of imaging services and continues to provide patients with the latest advances in diagnostic tests and procedures.
Dr. Hatton is board certified in diagnostic radiology by the American Board of Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Nuclear Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in imaging research, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Hatton was a practicing radiologic technologist and nuclear medicine technologist for 10 years and he continues to hold current certifications in both disciplines. Following medical school and residency, he served as diagnostic radiologist and Director of Nuclear Medicine at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Fla.
In 2010, Dr. Hatton joined his current practice at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla., where he serves as a diagnostic radiologist, Chief of MRI and Director of Nuclear Medicine. He is also a member of the Cancer Care Committee and Radiation Safety Committee at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.
About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a nonprofit health-care organization committed to hope, health and healing. A recipient of the 2012 Florida Governor’s Sterling Award for performance excellence, and named the safest hospital in the state by Consumer Reports, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a national leader in patient experience. The medical center includes two hospitals in Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach, a Comprehensive Cancer Center on the main campus in Daytona Beach, an outpatient facility in Port Orange, and an imaging center. With more than 1,800 employees and employed physicians, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System which operates 44 hospitals in 10 states. For more information, call (386) 231-6000 or visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.