Dr. Giovanni Solorzano; Clinical Coordinator/Medical Director for the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro PolyClinic II
Dr. Giovanni Solorzano is the new director at Dr. Otto Rodriguez PolyClinic II
Dr. Giovanni Solarzano has now joined the Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro PolyClinic II in the capacity of Clinical Coordinator/Medical Director as of November 16, 2012. Dr. Solorzano replaces Dr. Javier Zuniga, who has left to further his studies. Solorzano, a resident of San Pedro has been working in the Medical field for over 20 years. Most residents will know him from his private practice at the San Carlos Medical Clinic.
Before taking on his new position, he was previously employed by the Pan American Health Organization as a maternal and family child health consultant. Prior to this, he was employed at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) as the Deputy Director of Health Services at the KHMH where he was responsible for Quality Assurance. Dr. Solorzano told The San Pedro Sun that his employment relationship with the Government of Belize goes way back to 1991.
Dr. Solorzano came to the island for the first time as the Medical Officer with the GOB working alongside Dr. Otto Rodriguez at the then Lionís Clinic. He moved to the island officially, in February of 1993 where he met and later married his wife, San Pedrana Gina Solorzano. Their union produced two sons. Their eldest son, Stefan Solorzano is attending Medical School while their youngest Ethan Solorzano is in his second year of High School in Belize City.
In his new capacity, Solorzano is responsible to coordinate all the functions of the medical doctors at the Poly Clinic; while supervising the junior doctors. He will also be responsible for overseeing the medical needs of Caye Caulker.
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