Joseph A. Giamo, DO, FACOI, FCCP AOA President-elect 2020-2021
Dr. Joseph A. Giaimo is the only pulmonologist in South Florida named Florida’s “Physician of the Year” by the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. He was given that honor by his peers in 2010. Triple board certified in Pulmonary, Sleep, and Internal Medicine, Dr. Giaimo has been practicing in Palm Beach County for more than 25 years. Dr. Giaimo trained at The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he earned his medical degree. His residency and fellowship training followed at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. During his training, he was chosen by his peers and served as: ‘Chief Intern,' ‘Chief Resident’ and ‘Chief Fellow.’ His friends and family named him chief Philadelphia Eagles football fan!
Dr. Giaimo has continued to lead and serve, not only his profession and his community but his country. After medical school, during his fellowship training, Dr. Giaimo enlisted in the Navy and rose to the rank of Commander in the Naval Reserves. During his time in the service, Dr. Giaimo worked aboard mobile fleet hospitals, various amphibious assault ships and in critical care units that included among others: Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, Bethesda Naval Medical Center in Maryland and Jacksonville Naval Hospital.
Since then, Dr. Giaimo served as President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association from 2005-2006. He is a graduate of the ‘Health Policy Fellowship’ and subsequently was one of 15 physicians nationwide tapped to serve on the prestigious *PPAC. (*Practicing Physicians Advisory Council– a small group of medical doctors appointed by the HHS Director to advise The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on medical matters.) Dr. Giaimo continues to work locally with organizations near and dear to his heart like “The American Lung Association.” He lives in Palm Beach County with his wife and two young sons and is proud to serve the South Florida community.
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