Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Florida Hospital Waterman announces new officials

Michelle Rosato has been selected to serve as the regional administrator of oncology services for Florida Hospitals, including Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Samir Guru has joined the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Waterman, according to a press release.

Rosato will be responsible for developing a patient-centered cancer program using the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary framework. She has nearly 20 years of experience and most recently served as the director of radiation oncology operations for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast. During this time, she led the multidisciplinary teams in the delivery of safe, high quality cancer care.

Rosato earned a bachelor’s degree in business management and economics from Empire State College in Buffalo, New York, and is a licensed radiation therapist.


Dr. Guru earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and completed an orthopedic internship and residency at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. He has served the Lake County community for more than 15 years and provides complete orthopedic care for patients ages 12 and up, according to the press release.

He is board certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Since joining the Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners medical staff at Florida Hospital Waterman, he will perform traditional, minimally invasive and robotic joint replacement.  In addition to joint replacement, his services will also address sports medicine, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, fracture care and hand surgery.

Florida Hospital HealthCare Partners is the employed group of more than 160 primary care physicians and specialists for the Florida Hospitals in Lake, Flagler, and Volusia counties.

Guru’s office is located inside the medical office building on the campus of Florida Hospital Waterman, 3150 Waterman Way, Tavares. His practice accepts most insurance plans and can be reached at 352-453-0312.


Encompassing six Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties, the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division – North Region is the largest hospital system in the area, including Florida Hospital DeLand in DeLand, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial in Orange City, Florida Hospital Flagler in Palm Coast, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Florida Hospital New Smyrna in New Smyrna Beach, and Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares.

  Florida Hospital’s parent company, Adventist Health System, has announced that it will soon change its name to AdventHealth.As of Jan. 2, 2019, the Florida Hospitals in Lake, Flagler, and Volusia counties will adopt the AdventHealth name and logo. This name change is not the result of a merger, acquisition or change in ownership, but part of our efforts to help consumers easily identify AdventHealth’s care locations and services.