Dr. Rao Musunuru and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point Recognized by Pasco County Board of County Commissioners

Hudson, Florida (November 1, 2018) – On October 23, 2018, Rao Musunuru, MD, and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point were recognized in a County Resolution (#19-24) for their continued efforts in state-of-the-art treatment of acute stroke, preventing death and serious long-term disability.

The Resolution stated that:

  • Every 40 seconds in the United States an unsuspecting victim suffers from a stroke while every 4 minutes someone dies from one.
  • Raising the community medical standards for treatment of acute stroke to optimal levels significantly decreases morbidity and mortality, and
  • The major efforts of Dr. Rao Musunuru while serving as president of the American Heart Association, Florida affiliate, were instrumental in passing the Florida Stroke Act by the Florida legislature with the help of Pasco legislators.

“Therefore, be it resolved by the Board of County Commissioners of Pasco County, Florida, that said Board wishes to extend its gratitude and recognition to Dr. Rao Musunuru and Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point for their continued efforts in serving the community, providing nationally recognized state-of-the-art medical care, and improving the quality of life within our community.”

This press release was originally published on bayonetpointhospital.com:

Rao Musunuru, M.D. Mini Bio

Dr. Rao Musunuru, who has called Pasco County his home since 1981, was instrumental in transforming a 50-bed rural hospital into a 290-bed Heart Institute at Bayonet Point/Hudson Regional Medical Center. He has received numerous awards and continually serves the community at large through education and philanthropy.