Pittman becomes Hillsborough Medical Association president
South Tampa News staff
Published: June 26, 2013
Updated: June 26, 2013 at 01:23 PM
TAMPA - Christopher Pittman, a Tampa phebologist, has been installed as the 111th president of the Hillsborough County Medical Association, Inc. Officers elected at a recent dinner meeting are Devanand Mangar, president-elect; Jose Jimenez, vice president; Joel Silverfield, treasurer; and David Lubin, secretary Members of the executive council are Stanley Dennison, Malcolm Root, Michael Levitt, Steve Barna, Dragos Zanchi, Scott Anderson and Richard Lockey. They have two-year terms. Members of the board of censors, serving three-year terms, are Jayant Rao, Bruce Shephard and Pedro Soler.
Pittman, who grew up in Clearwater, received his medical degree at the University of South Florida. He did his diagnostic radiology residency at St. Louis University Medical Center. He completed fellowships in vascular and interventional radiology at the University of California - San Diego Medical Center. He returned to Florida to practice interventional radiology at Tampa General Hospital. He has been married to the former Karen Gonzalez for 16 years and they have four children. Pittman said, "My goal as HCMA president is to continue the growth and success of the organization by promoting the HCMA and developing future leaders." At the event, Debbie Zorian, the medical association's executive director, presented Lubin with an award of appreciation for his continued leadership for more than 20 years. The medical association was established in 1895.