HP-Anesco Anesthesiologist Goes “Over the Edge” for Cancer

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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, May 15, 2013­:  Healthcare Performance Anesco congratulates Dr. Richmond Estacio for going “Over the Edge” recently to raise money for the Gilda’s Club of South Florida! The fundraising event was held April 27th at B Ocean on Ft. Lauderdale Beach. Participants who raised more than $1,000 for Gilda’s Club South Florida were given the opportunity to rappel from the B Ocean. Dr. Estacio raised $1,445.00 for Gilda’s Club.

Dr. Estacio has been with HP-Anesco, practicing anesthesiology at Broward Health Imperial Point, since 2005. He is the Chief of Surgery for Broward Health Imperial Point, and in 2011 he was awarded the Most Valuable Physician Award for the third quarter. He has served on various medical staff committees and held leadership roles including chairman of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee, and member of the Medical Executive Committee. Dr. Estacio earned his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of the City of Manila, and completed his residency training in anesthesiology at the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Medical Center, as well as a pediatric internship and a fellowship in liver transplant anesthesia at University of Miami / Jackson Memorial. Dr. Estacio is also co-author of several research publications related to anesthesia.

About Gilda’s Club South Florida

Gilda’s Club South Florida is a free cancer support community for women, men, children, and teens with all types of cancer and their families and friends. The non-profit organization offers support groups, educational and lifestyle workshops, specialized children’s and teen programs, and social events in a nonresidential, non-medical, home-like setting. The clubhouse is located in a historic home in downtown Fort Lauderdale on the Tarpon River. Visit for more information.

About Healthcare Performance Anesco

Healthcare Performance Anesco (HP-Anesco) 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 42 MD anesthesiologists, 52 CRNAs, and 23 SRNAs covering 52 surgical sites, including cardiac, trauma, OB/GYN and pediatrics, HP-Anesco currently services more than 55,000 operating room procedures annually. HP-Anesco is a division of Healthcare Performance Companies. For more information, visit HP-Anesco’s website at