Dr. Albert Kabemba is the former Chief of Anesthesia at Bayfront Medical Center, in St. Petersburg, Florida where his strong progressive Socratic management principles and patient care protocols are utilized for leadership and patient care. Dr. Kabemba currently serves as a Regional Medical Director for Envision Healthcare where he specializes in rebuilding high performing anesthesia teams to meet facility needs, as well as overall function and management of anesthesia programs. In 2017 Dr. Kabemba was voted and awarded by his peers at Envision, during his tenure as Chief/ Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Bayfront Health Physician of the Year.
Dr. Kabemba has over 15 years experience in anesthesia and critical care leadership, innovation and quality improvement. He is passionate about improving the medical care and lives of critically ill patients. Prior to joining Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., now Envision Physician Health Services. Dr. Kabemba was a Staff Anesthesiologist and Intensivist at Tampa General Hospital where his extensive clinical experience included clinical practice in anesthesia and critical care medicine with Gulf To Bay Anesthesia. After completing residencies and fellowships Dr. Kabemba joined West Palm Beach Veteran Affairs Medical Center as staff anesthesiologist, where he eventually served as chief and was awarded the Veterans Administration Seamless Transition Team Award in 2005 for his outstanding leadership and clinical work. In 2010-20012 Best Doctors, Inc. a non-profit organization founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School professors named Dr. Kabemba “Best Doctor” in his field. His academic interests include neuro-physiology, sepsis, mechanism of organ dysfunction in critical illness, respiratory physiology, medical innovations specifically in the field of mechanical ventilation and physiology. Dr. Kabemba is board certified in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. His education includes residencies at Columbus Hospital/Catholic Health Partners-Northwestern University affiliate three year of General Surgery residency; University of Illinois at Chicago four years of General Anesthesia; and University of South Florida two year fellowship in Critical Care medicine. He was the recipient of the inaugural award for “Best Fellow” at USF. He graduated with distinction from Ross School of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies at Williams College. Dr. Kabemba is married to Julie Ann Gibson and they have one son Uriah Joseph Kabemba. They live in Tampa, Florida.