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ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte’s Medical Director of Emergency Medicine Receives The Dighton C. Packard Leadership Award for Unyielding Pursuit to Advance the Field of Emergency Medicine

Dan O’Leary, M.D., has been awarded the prestigious Dighton C. Packard Leadership Award for his outstanding contributions to Emergency Medicine. Dr. O’Leary has dedicated his career to helping patients in their most vulnerable moments, and his unwavering commitment to excellence has earned him respect and admiration from colleagues and patients alike.

Dr. O’Leary currently serves as the medical director of ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte’s emergency department and has been instrumental in developing new protocols and procedures to improve patient outcomes. A board-certified emergency medicine physician with Integrative Emergency Services (IES), Dr. O’Leary is also currently serving as Interim Department of Medicine Chair for the hospital.

The Dighton C. Packard Leadership Award is given in recognition of an outstanding provider who personifies Dr. Packard’s unyielding pursuit to advance the field of emergency medicine through leadership and service. This award recognizes Dr. O’Leary’s exceptional leadership, clinical expertise, and dedication to patient care. 

“Dr. O’Leary is an exceptional physician and leader," said Andy Romine, Chief Executive Officer of ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte- Punta Gorda. “His dedication to his patients, his colleagues, and his community is truly inspiring. We are honored to have him as a member of our team and proud to see him receive this well-deserved recognition.”

In addition to his work in the hospital, Dr. O’Leary also serves as the Charlotte County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Director, spending his time and expertise contributing to improving public health and safety. 

This award was given to Dr. O’Leary at the 10th Annual IES Quality Summit on May 31st, and his selection is a testament to his commitment to provide quality care and his tireless efforts on behalf of his patients and community. 

Dan O’Leary, M.D. is an independent member of the medical staff at ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte-Punta Gorda


About ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte

ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte is a 254-bed Joint Commission accredited full-service hospital that is committed to caring for people throughout their cycle of life. Recognized locally as a leading health care provider, ShorePoint Health Port Charlotte is large enough to offer the continuum of care that you and your family need, but small enough to provide the personal attention that you and your family deserve.


About Integrative Emergency Services

Founded over a decade ago, in 2011, Integrative Emergency Services (IES) was created to save the day for patients, Physicians, and Advanced Practice Providers by optimizing all non-clinical functions of Emergency Medicine so that Physician groups can focus on clinical performance. Today, they are applying the same emergency expertise and clinical excellence beyond the emergency department. They are innovating telemedicine, Primary Care, health, and safety while providing proactive care for every patient.


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