Anesco North Broward Doctor Retires, Ending 50 Years in Medicine 

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Dr. and Mrs. Cuadra

Dr. and Mrs. Cuadra at O.R. Retirement Dinner

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, August 1, 2011 – Anesco North Broward has announced the retirement of one of its anesthesiologists, Dr. Gustavo Cuadra.  With Anesco North Broward since the company’s foundation, Dr. Cuadra has practiced in the local community for more than 35 years at Broward Health Hospitals, North Ridge Hospital and Florida Medical Center.

“Dr. Caudra is well respected by the hospital community and patients” says Fara Marino, Director of Operations at Anesco North Broward. “He is always in a good mood, and easy to work with.” 

“We are grateful to Dr. Cuadra for his many years of service to the company and district.” Says Dr. Richard Meli, Chief Executive Officer of Anesco North Broward. “Dr. Cuadra was a tremendous asset to our company and will be missed, both professionally and personally. We all wish him the very best.” 

Dr. Cuadra is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology. Born in Nicaragua, Dr. Cuadra began his career 50 years ago, receiving his medical degree at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico. He worked in social service and research for a few years before beginning his residency training in anesthesiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Since 1977, Dr. Cuadra has worked as Anesthesiologist for a number of South Florida hospitals, including Broward General Hospital, Imperial Point Hospital, North Broward Hospital, Florida Medical Center, and North Ridge Hospital. 

About Anesco North Broward 

Anesco North Broward, LLC (ANB) is the exclusive provider of anesthesia and pain management services to Broward Health, one of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation. With 41 MD anesthesiologists, 52 CRNAs, and 23 SRNAs covering 52 surgical suites, including cardiac, liver transplant, trauma, OB/GYN, pediatric and Burn ORs, Anesco North Broward currently services more than 30,000 operating room procedure annually. Anesco North Broward  is a division of Healthcare Performance Companies. For more information, visit Anesco’s website at

About Healthcare Performance Companies  

Healthcare Performance Companies is a leading provider of clinical and financial solutions for hospitals and health systems. Physician led and managed for more than 10 years, Healthcare Performance Companies applies its business and medical skills, learned through years of managing medical practices, to support hospitals and outpatient centers in running more efficiently, increasing their successful patient interactions and improving revenues and profits. Services include Anesthesia Practice Management, Anesthesiology & O.R. Consulting, Sleep Center Management Services, and related Billing & Collections. For more information, visit Healthcare Performance Companies’ website at