Armas, Jose J.

Dr. Armas has a long and distinguished record of accomplishments in the health care field. In April 1998, he founded MCCI Group (MCCI) which has grown to be a leading physician healthcare group in the South Eastern United States. His executive management experience includes responsibility for financial and operational performance, all aspects of health care delivery systems, network development and contracting. Dr. Armas is also responsible for managing resources and maintaining a high level in the quality of care and service within the organization.

Dr. Armas currently serves as Chairman of MCCI and is the owner of several health care related enterprises. Dr. Armas was previously an Associate Medical Director of Humana Health Plan, Inc.

He formerly served as Senior Vice President of Coastal Physician Group, where he was responsible for all aspects of health care delivery systems, integration, and contracting. Dr. Armas is a member of the National Advisory Board of Health Research Resources, Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland. He was also Chairman of Quality Management for Gold Star Medical Management. He is a member of the Humana Utilization Committee, the Board of Statewide Florida Independent Physicians Association, the American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, and the American College of Physician Executives. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board and is a member of the Interview Committee of Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and on the Advisory Board for the School of Nursing and Healthcare of Georgetown University.

Dr. Armas graduated with Honors from Universidad Catolica, Madre Maestra, Medical Doctorate. He also completed post- graduate training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and St. Barnabas Hospital in New York.