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For more information, please contact our program coordinator.

(727) 588-5730

How to Apply

  • ERAS: 1561114151
  • NRMP: 1981156F0

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Mission Statement

The HCA Florida Largo Hospital Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program’s mission is to develop the next generation of physicians and physician leaders.

As a part of HCA Healthcare, we are driven by a single mission: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

This program is designed to offer residents a rewarding, educational environment where residents are provided individualized learning opportunities by faculty and staff who support and sustain one another throughout quality care delivery. Our faculty are committed to ensuring the residents' clinical experience and educational needs are fulfilled while expanding residents’ perspectives to be inclusive of cultures, values and ideals.

Program Overview

Largo Hospital is the primary teaching facility for the Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program which currently consists of six (6) fellows accompanied by a Program Director and Associate Program Director. The facility has a robust inpatient educational experience which includes Internal Medicine hospitalist teams, cardiology, nephrology, neurology, Intensive Care Units, pulmonary, emergency medicine, hematology/oncology and rheumatology. Largo Medical Center is a 425-bed acute care hospital that has been dedicated to graduate medical education for more than 10 years and is affiliated with the University of South Florida's (USF) Morsani College of Medicine. Largo Medical Center strives to be a leader in resident and fellow education and clinical experiences. There are a total of 10 programs at HCA Florida Largo Hospital which include 5 Residencies; Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, and Dermatology. The 4 other Fellowship programs include; Cardiovascular, Interventional Cardiology, Gastroenterology, and Rheumatology. HCA Florida Largo Hospital received Statutory Teaching Hospital designation from The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and Joint Commission accreditation. HCA Florida Largo Hospital was also awarded America's 250 Best Hospitals Award from Healthgrades.

Training at this site includes rotations in, Medical ICU, Cardiac ICU, Surgical ICU, and Hemodialysis unit. The fellows participate in multidisciplinary rounding that occurs in the ICU with nursing, pharmacy, respiratory therapy and rounding critical care faculty.

Get to Know the Team

Salah Al-Andary, MD
Program Director

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Curriculum and Rotation Schedule

Our expertly crafted programs are designed to provide resident and fellow physicians with all the experiences and training necessary for professional success.

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Salary & Benefits


Year Annual Salary On-Call Meals Total
PGY-1 $57,242 $950 $58,192
PGY-2 $58,677 $950 $59,627
PGY-3 $60,445 $950 $61,395
PGY-4 $63,461 $950 $64,411
PGY-5 $66,643 $950 $67,593
PGY-6 $69,971 $950 $70,921
PGY-7 $73,466 $950 $74,416


  • Health insurance available with a cost-share; an optional family plan can be purchased
  • Dental coverage provided with minimal charge
  • Basic life insurance provided at no cost; additional amounts may be purchased for residents or family
  • Professional liability insurance provided at no cost
  • Disability insurance
    • Special portable anticipated income disability insurance available at nominal cost
  • Vacation/Educational Leave
    • 20 days paid time off utilized for vacation and sick days
  • Additional educational days available, must be preapproved by the Program Director and be in accordance with GME policies and procedures

Conference Schedule

Lecture series, conferences, journal clubs, and daily academic rounds complete the Fellow’s clinical training.

Fellows receive a comprehensive structured cognitive and procedural clinical education in both inpatient and outpatient settings that will enable them to become competent, proficient and professional osteopathic pulmonologists and critical care physicians.