Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) congratulated Peggy Coll, NP, nurse manager of SSMC's Advanced Orthopedic and Bariatric Suite, on being named a "Woman of Excellence" by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce.
At its 10th anniversary celebration, the Chamber recognized individuals for their exceptional contributions to the community. Coll received her honor in the newly created category, Culture, Arts and Sciences.
John R. Spicer, president/CEO of SSMC, said, "Ms. Coll has helped create two successful programs - our Surgical Weight Loss Center, which is a Bariatric Center for Excellence, and the newly opened Advanced Orthopedic and Bariatric Suite. She brings her passion for patient care to everything she does."
SSMC's newly opened Advanced Orthopedic and Bariatric Suite is for individuals recovering from total joint replacements and surgical weight loss. Coll manages a specially trained team of nurses and functions as nurse practitioner for orthopedics. She uses her more than 25 years of nursing experience to help monitor and oversee the care of those who have chosen surgery to renew their quality of life.