EL CENTRO, Calif. â€“ 11/9/12â€“ ECRMC has announced the promotion of Dr. Uri Guefen to director of Outpatient Clinics in El Centro and Calexico.
Dr. Guefen has been with the hospital for a number of years in various capacities including emergency physician for 21 years and Emergency Medical Director. He has received certification in emergency medicine from the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Most recently he served as a primary care physician and medical director at the Calexico Outpatient clinic since 2006.
â€œWe are pleased to have Dr. Guefen lead our outpatient centers,â€ said David Green, CEO. â€œHis familiarity with the hospital, its patients and the community make him an asset to our organization.â€
Dr. Guefen received his medical degree from National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. His education includes General Surgery residency at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital. Heâ€™s held a medical license in the State of Florida and currently holds licensure in California. In addition to his services with ECRMC heâ€™s held positions at Columbia Mission Bay Hospital, El Cajon Valley Hospital and Sharp Chula Vista Hospital, among others.