AMA Honors Greene With Physician’s Recognition Award

By  //  January 6, 2013

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Cardiothoracic Surgeon Based In Melbourne

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Dr. Michael Greene, a cardiothoracic surgeon based in Melbourne, has received the American Medical Association’s Physician’s Recognition Award with commendation in continuing medical education. 

The American Medical Association has honored Dr. Michael Greene, a cardiothoracic surgeon based in Melbourne, with the Physician’s Recognition Award with commendation in continuing medical education. (Image courtesy of Brevard Cardiothoracic Surgeons )

The AMA presents the award annually to physicians showing exemplary commitment to patient care though continuing medical education.

Greene’s recognition honored his educational activities that serve to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, professional performance and relationships a physician uses to provide services for patients and the public.

Established in 1968, the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award today stands as the most widely accepted award for recognizing physician CME achievement.

In addition, Greene emphasizes the importance for physicians to promote good general health and active community service.

“Continuing to learn the newest techniques and strategies to treat diseases of the lung and heart allows me to help ensure the highest quality of care possible for my patients” Greene said.

Greene is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon and co-founder of Brevard Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Melbourne.

Founded in 1998, Brevard Cardiothoracic Surgeons specialize in the treatment of diseases of the heart and lungs.

Since 1998, Brevard Cardiothoracic Surgeons physicians have performed over 10,000 procedures, including more than 4,000 open heart operations, 1,450 heart valve procedures, and over 3,000 lung operations.

Dr. McKinney

Drs. Michael Greene John McKinney have performed more than 10,000 procedures, including more than 4,000 open-heart operations, 1,450 heart valve procedures and 3,000 lung operations.

Both doctors hold board certifications from the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery and specialize in minimally invasive techniques.

The office is at 1355 South Hickory Street in Melbourne.

For information about the practice call, 321-434-5396 or visit

1 Comment

  1. Dr Green did Open Heart on me 4 yrs ago I did not know I needed a
    triple bypass and he saved my life. Thank you Dr Green your amazing Dr thanks again Jean N Werle in Palm Bay Fla

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