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Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, MACOI, FCCP
Immediate Past President
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Joseph A. Giaimo, DO, MACOI, FCCP, is AOA board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine. He has been working in private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida for more than 30 years. He is a master fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians.
After earning his osteopathic medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), Dr. Giaimo completed a rotating internship at the former Metropolitan Hospital of Philadelphia. He later completed his residency and fellowship training at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Giaimo has served the osteopathic profession throughout his career. From 2004-2005, he served as President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA.) In 2010, he was honored with the FOMA Physician of the Year award.
Dr. Giaimo has always had an interest in the impact of health policy on practicing physicians and patient access to care. In 2006, he completed the AOA’s health policy fellowship program. Later, he served on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Practicing Physicians Advisory Council (PPAC), which provides input on CMS rules and implementation.
While serving on the AOA Board of Trustees since 2008, Dr. Giaimo remained active in his local community by serving as President of the Palm Beach County American Lung Association and Leadership Palm Beach County.
Dr. Giaimo also has a desire to serve his country. In 1990, after completing his fellowship training, he joined the Naval Reserves. Dr. Giaimo was attached to a mobile fleet hospital unit stationed in Jacksonville, Fla.; Pensacola, Fla.; San Diego, Calif.; Bethesda, Md.; Naples, Italy; and onboard the USS Shreveport and the USS Wasp. He attained the rank of Commander.
Dr. Giaimo and his wife Shannon have two children and a dog (Rex), and live in Palm Beach County, Florida.Back to Leadership