Jack Groover, M.D., F.A.C.P., named one of the 75 Most Influential People in Jax HealthcareJuly 11, 2012
904 Magazine has named Jack Groover, M.D., F.A.C.P., president and CEO of the Borland Groover Clinic as one of the 75 Most Influential People in Jacksonville Healthcare. The article ran in the June 2012 edition of 904 Magazine and is available online at http://trendmag2.trendoffset.com/display_article.php?id=1078402.
“I appreciate this honor and acknowledgement from 904 Magazine and the panel,” said Dr. Groover. “The healthcare landscape in Northeast Florida has evolved tremendously since I first arrived here several years ago. We are blessed to have so many community leaders and organizations working in tandem for the collective good of the community in order to continue to bring cutting edge quality healthcare to our great city. I am truly honored to be considered in the company of so many great individuals.”
Dr. Groover has been a leader in the Jacksonville medical community since 1975 when he held the position of Chief of Gastroenterology for the Jacksonville Hospitals Education Program. He founded the first GI Fellowship program in Jacksonville while serving as Chief of Gastroenterology at University Hospital. Since that time Dr. Groover has been the Chief of Gastroenterology and Director of the G.E. Lab for St. Luke’s Hospital and was Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Director of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy Unit at Baptist Medical Center from 1990 to 2004. Other positions have included Chairman of the Institutional Review Committee, Baptist Health Systems; Chairman, Department of Medicine, Baptist Medical Center; President, Medical staff at Baptist Hospital and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Florida Medical School. Currently, Dr. Groover serves on numerous Boards of Directors including: Baptist Health System, Baptist Hospital Board of Directors, Baptist Primary Care Board of Directors, BGC, Jax Anesthesia Board and Chairman on the Clinical Quality and Technology Committee of Baptist Health Systems. In addition, he serves on the United Healthcare Physicians Advisory Board and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Physicians Advisory Board. Dr. Groover is a well-published author and frequent presenter at national meetings. He completed a fellowships in hepatology and gastroenterology at the University of Miami School of Medicine and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
904 Magazine invited readers to nominate influential healthcare industry leaders working in Northeast Florida; nominations were open to individuals in several professions including medical practice, nursing, administration, research, education, IT, software development, engineering, planning, public policy, law, marketing, consulting and more. All nominations were reviewed by an impartial panel of industry representatives.