Salvatore Anzalone - Core Health Partners, CHP

Salvatore Anzalone

Dr. Salvatore Anzalone

Dr. Salvatore Anzalone Dr. Salvatore “Sal” Anzalone, a native of New York, currently holds the position of Vice President of Clinical Business Development at Healthcare Network. In this role, he forges partnerships and acts as a strategic collaborator to enhance organizational excellence. Dr. Anzalone’s focus is on crafting strategic solutions that align the business with community needs and overarching strategic goals. His academic journey began at Carson-Newman College in Tennessee, where he graduated with high honors, Magna Cum Laude. He then pursued his medical degree from the University of Florida, graduating in 1986. Post-graduation, he completed his pediatric training at the University of Tennessee, where he also held the position of chief pediatric resident. Prior to joining Healthcare Network in Collier County in 2014, Dr. Anzalone dedicated 25 years to pediatric practice in Wyomissing, PA. Quickly recognized for his leadership abilities, he was appointed as Physician in Charge in 2016 and later assumed the role of Medical Director of Pediatrics in 2018. In these capacities, he has provided care for over 35,000 pediatric patients, working closely with clinical directors and medical directors on patient safety, quality of care, and clinical informatics, aiming to establish an integrated, collaborative practice for the future. Dr. Anzalone is deeply committed to preventing cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and actively advocates for increasing HPV vaccination rates. He initiated a successful pilot program at Healthcare Network to boost HPV vaccination rates among adolescents and collaborated with other pediatric clinics to standardize medication formulary for children’s care clinics. A firm believer in continuous learning and the promotion of healthy lifestyles, Dr. Anzalone has served as a Pediatric professor at Reading Hospital Medical Center and as a clinical preceptor at both the University of Pennsylvania Nursing School and Drexel University. His exceptional teaching skills earned him the “Outstanding Teacher Award” from residents at St. Joseph’s hospital. Additionally, he is a certified Instructor of both PALS and BLS. His efforts in combating childhood obesity in SWFL have been recognized by his alma mater, the University of Florida, as Doctor Gator. Dr. Anzalone, who is fluent in Italian and Spanish, lives in Naples with his wife. They enjoy spending their free time with their four adult children, two of whom have followed in their father’s footsteps and become doctors. A fervent University of Florida football fan, Dr. Anzalone takes great pride in cheering for his son Alex, a former UF player and current Detroit Lions player.