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FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — The Chief Medical Officer for United Well being Facilities in San Joaquin Valley handed away Saturday because of COVID-19 associated causes, in keeping with the medical group.
Officers say Dr. Robert Shankerman was in intensive care at Saint Agnes Medical Heart since early August. It isn’t clear how Dr. Shankerman contracted the virus.
Dr. Shankerman was UHC’s Chief Medical Officer since 2014, he was chargeable for medical operations at 21 well being facilities within the Central Valley the place over 125,000 sufferers obtain their major healthcare in Fresno, Tulare, and Kings Counties.
Dr. Robert Shankerman is survived by his companion of greater than 20-years, Dr. Regis Debarros, who can be a doctor with United Well being Facilities.