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Federico Pollicina, M.D.

Federico Pollicina, went to be in the presence of Jesus on July 1, 2015. He was pre-ceded in death his parents, Francesco & Miranda Pollicina. He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling, especially in Europe, biking, jogging, water skiing, and snow skiing. He was an avid historian.

He is survived by his wife Joyce, his children Michael Kernohan, Michelle (Howard) Wooden, Amalia (Jonathan) Rosen, Vicky (Brian) Munroe, Patricia Pollicina. He is also survived by grandchildren, Devin Wooden, Ryan Savage, Clay Munroe, Tyler Kernohan, Sophie Munroe, Sydney Rosen, Hunter Wooden, Jordan Rosen, Jackson Munroe, Conner Kernohan, Lucas Orlandi, Maddie Rosen, Aidan Munroe, One great grandchild Aiden Wooden, a cousin in Italy, Gianni (Wilma) Oliva.

He had many friends that he was close to, Michael Yarnoz, MD, Diego Bognolo, MD, Jorge Garcia, David & Carol Foster, Mary Kelly, Lu Thompson, Lorraine Wine-geart, Sara Vann, and Pete & Betty Caruthers. Dr. Pollicina was a dedicated and respected doctor who loved the Lord and his preachers, Rev. Mike Grover and Rev. William T. Thacker. Following is a list of some of his accomplishments;

  • 1997-Present: Chair of Medical Advisory Committee, Volunteer Physician, St. Petersburg Free Medical Clinic, St. Petersburg, Florida.
  • 1993-1997: Physician, Cardiology Center Of Tampa, Tampa, Florida
  • 1974-1993: Physician, Private Practice, Tampa, Florida
  • 1958: Liceo Antonio Jose De Sucre, Cumana, Venezuela
  • 1958-1964: Universidad de los Andes, Merida, Venezuela
    • Degree: Medical Doctor
  • Post Graduate Education:
    • Rotating Internship: July 1964 - February 1966: Hospital Central, San Cristobal, Venezuela.
    • Residency: March 1966 - February 1967: Sanatorio Antituberculoso, Cumana, Venezuela
    • Rotating Internship: March 1967 - April 1968: St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Residency: July 1968 - June 1970: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Cardiology Training: July 1970 - June 1971: Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami, Florida
    • July 1971 -June 1972: University Of Florida, Gainesville Florida
  • Licensure: 1973 - Present
  • Appointments:
    • Chief of Staff, University Community Hospital - 1981-1983
    • Vice Chief of Staff, University Community Hospital, Tampa, Florida - 1980-1981: Director of Internal Medicine, University Community Hospital, Tampa Florida - 1978-1980: Chairman of Intensive Care Unit, University Community Hospital, Tampa, Florida - 1975-1978: Chairman of Critical Care Unit, University Community Hospital, Tampa, Florida - 1973-1974: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University Of South Florida, Tampa, Florida - 1972-1973 Clinical Instructor, University Of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska - Hospital Affiliations: University Community Hospital, Tampa General Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital - Projects: Initiator and coordinator of the Cardiovascular and Cardiac Surgical Program at University Community Hospital, Tampa, Florida - Miscia, V.F., Pollicina F, Eliot, R.S.: Replacement of Aortic Valve Prosthesis in a Patient with Dubin Johnson syndrome - Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - 65:4 P. 559 - April 1973 - Presentations Given: Current Challenges in Cardiology - July 1977, University Community Hospital - Sponsored by The American Heart Association - Co Sponsored by The Department of Internal Medicine/ University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida - Experience with One Hundred Consecutive Physiologic Pacemakers - Presented at Annual FMA Meeting in Hollywood, Florida - April 1981 and The American College of Chest Physicians - San Francisco, California - American Heart Association - Dallas, Texas - November 1981 - Lecturer for Merck, Sharp & Dohme Pharmaceuticals - Medical Legal Seminar - Sponsored by The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers - December 1992 - Tampa, Florida - Miami ( Metoprolol in Acute Myocardial Infarction, as part of the routine treatment in patients admitted with suspected Acute Myo-cardial Infarction or un-stable angina presently part of standard orders for Acute Coronary Syndromes - University Community Hosptial - Tampa, Florida.

Federico is interred at Garden of Memories Cemetery, Tampa.

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