FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2019) – The Broward County Chapter of the American Red Cross announced that Dr. Moises Issa will join its Board of Directors.
Dr. Issa was raised in Miami where he attended middle school and high school. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in biological science with a minor in chemistry from Florida State University.
He then received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Issa did a one-year internship in family practice at Prince George’s Hospital in Maryland and went on to do a three-year residency in internal medicine at Crozer Chester Hospital affiliated with Temple University in Philadelphia.
Dr. Issa specializes in treating diabetes, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis and pain management. He’s one of the few physicians in Hollywood, Fla., recommended by the Steven Johnson Syndrome Foundation to treat the syndrome.
For the past five years, he has been actively involved in clinical research and does charity work with orphans in Nicaragua.
Dr. Issa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate of the American Association of Physician Specialists and Diplomate of the American Board of Geriatrics.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Issa join our Board of Directors,” said Paula Prendergast, executive director for the chapter. “He is a passionate humanitarian and philanthropic leader in our community and is a wonderful addition to our board.”
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/southflorida or visit us on Twitter at @SFLRedCross.