Commissioner Dr. Jose “Pepe” Armas
Appointed by Governor
No proposals introduced.
|Occupation:||Doctor and Chairman of MCCI Group|
|City:||Miami (Miami-Dade County)|
Commissioner Dr. Pepe Armas is a distinguished physician and healthcare executive whose focus on patient-centered care has defined his career. Commissioner Armas currently serves as the Chairman of MCCI Group, which he founded in 1998, a leading physician healthcare group in the Southeastern United States. He is responsible for managing resources and maintaining a high level in the quality of care and service within the organization and is also the owner of several health care related enterprises. In 2011, Governor Rick Scott appointed Commissioner Armas to the Florida International University Board of Trustees, a position the Governor reappointed him to in 2016.
Commissioner Armas 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. He was a member of the National Advisory Board of Health Research Resources, Inc. and also Chairman of Quality Management for Gold Star Medical Management. Commissioner Armas was previously a member of the Humana Utilization Committee, a member of the Board of Statewide Florida Independent Physicians Association, a member of the American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, and the American College of Physician Executives.
Commissioner Armas previously served on the Dean’s Advisory Board, as Associate Professor, and as a member of the Admissions Committee at Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. As an active member of the South Florida community, Commissioner Armas serves as Board of Trustee member for the Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine and on the Dean’s Leadership Council at Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences at Florida International University.
Commissioner Armas previously served on the Advisory Board for the School of Nursing and Healthcare of Georgetown University. He currently serves as a Board of Trustee for Kendall Regional Medical Center and in the operations and on the Board of New Mainstream Capital.
Commissioner Armas graduated with Honors from Universidad Catolica, Madre Maestra, where he obtained his Medical Doctorate. He also completed post-graduate training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and St. Barnabas Hospital in New York.