Finlay_5x7 300 dpiDuncan Finlay, MD
Chair, Board of Trustees

“It is my pleasure to have been associated with Plymouth Harbor since beginning my Sarasota medical practice in 1972.”

Dr. Duncan Finlay is President and CEO of the Florence A. Rothman Institute and Chief Medical Officer of Alive Sciences, LLC.  He held several key appointments at Sarasota Memorial Hospital including Chief Medical Officer and culminated with five years as President and CEO. During his tenure, SMH was named one of America’s Best Hospitals by US News and World Report in seven medical specialties. In 2005, he was awarded the University of South Florida President’s Distinguished Citizen Award. Dr. Finlay received his medical degree from University of Florida and is a specialist in sleep disorders and pulmonary medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Sleep Disorders Association, and co-founded the Florida Sleep Medicine Society.  Dr. Finlay has served on the Boards of Directors of United Way of Sarasota, Inc., the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, SCOPE (Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence), the Human Services Planning Association, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.  In 2002, he received the American Jewish Committee’s Civic Achievement Award.  In 2004, he was selected to be included in the Community Video Archives and in 2005 was awarded the University of South Florida’s President’s Distinguished Citizen Award.