Rockledge Regional Medical Center and Steward Medical Group Welcomes General Surgeon José G. Mejia, MD, FACS
Dr. Mejia has joined Steward Surgical Associates
Rockledge, Florida (September 6, 2023) –Rockledge Regional Medical Center, a Steward Family Hospital, is pleased to announce that José Mejia, MD., a board-certified general surgeon, who is fluent in English and Spanish with almost a quarter of a century of experience, has joined Steward Surgical Associates. Dr. Mejia is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons who provides expertise in general surgery, including areas such as hernia, gall bladder, and laparoscopic surgery.
“Dr. Mejia will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to Rockledge Regional Medical Center,” said Tom Bowden, President of Rockledge Regional Medical Center. “The scope of his abilities compliments our current surgical team and allow us to provide high quality care more efficiently to the Brevard County community.”
Dr. Mejia received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe, School of Medicine, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He completed his residency in general surgery at Allegheny University Hospitals in Philadelphia, PA. After residency, he practiced in Altoona, PA for a few years before moving to Florida is 2001 and eventually settling in Brevard County in 2005. Most recently he practiced in Memphis, TN but is glad to be back on the Space Coast to serve the community where he lives.
When he was in medical school doing rotations through the specialties 30 years ago, Dr. Mejia knew he found his passion when he rotated through general surgery. “General surgery allows me to work with my hands and ‘fix’ a problem for a patient,” explains Dr. Mejia as to why this area of medicine is fulfilling for him, even after twenty-five years.
Outside of the operating room Dr. Mejia enjoys golfing and exercising. He has been married for over 26 years and has two children in college. In addition, he has a passion for space and astronomy which is another reason he loves living and working on the Space Coast.
Dr. Mejia is accepting new patients at Steward Surgical Associates, 1133 Seminole Dr., Rockledge, FL 32955. Please call 321-637-2976 or visit providers.steward.org to schedule an appointment.
About Steward Health Care – Rockledge & Melbourne
The Mission of Rockledge Regional Medical Center and Melbourne Regional Medical Center is to provide the highest quality health care with compassion and respect. Both hospitals are full acute care hospitals and includes a network of affiliates providing rehabilitation services, wound care, laboratory services and pain management. For more information on Rockledge Regional Medical Center or Melbourne Regional Medical Center, visit: www.Rockledgeregional.org and www.Melbourneregional.org.
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
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