MIAMI, FL...Andrew Labbie, M.D., has been elected to the board of directors of Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH). Dr. Labbie joined MCH in 1989 and has served as Chief of the Department of Surgery since 1999.
Dr. Labbie completed his medical degree with distinction at Northwestern University, Illinois. He completed his residency in surgery and in urology at the University of Texas and a fellowship in pediatric urology at Baylor University at Houston. In 1996-1997 he was honored as a recipient of the “Best Doctors in America” Award. Dr. Labbie is board certified by the American Board of Urology. He also serves on the voluntary faculty of the department of urology at the University of Miami School Of Medicine in Coral Gables.
Thomas M. Rozek, President and Chief Executive Officer of MCH, said, “Dr. Labbie’s long commitment to Miami Children's Hospital as a surgeon specializing in pediatric urology will bring a valuable perspective to MCH Board of Directors. We are delighted to have him as a member.”
Miami Children’s Hospital, founded in 1950, is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. The 268-bed medical complex offers comprehensive medical care and services for children from birth to age 21.
About Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Nicklaus Children's Hospital is South Florida's only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with nearly 800 attending physicians and more than 475 pediatric subspecialists. The 309-bed hospital, known as Miami Children's Hospital from 1983 through 2014, is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine with many specialty programs routinely ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report since 2008. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession's most prestigious institutional honor. For more information, please visit www.nicklauschildrens.org.