January 31, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 4/11/2014

" Whether you were super-famous or some unknown person — he didn’t care."

-- Roland Samimy

After practicing obstetrics and gynecology for four decades and delivering nearly 15,000 babies, Dr. Jean B. Samimy transcended the confines of his Miami practice.

Samimy’s son Roland said when people hear the family name, they sometimes discover they were delivered by his dad. Roland’s son attends Ransom Everglades High School, and he, too, often hears from teachers, classmates and friends who make the connection.

“Turns out a boy who is a senior was delivered by my dad,” Roland Samimy said.

Dr. Samimy died April 3 at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. He was 75. His legacy as a trusted and caring OB/GYN practitioner lives on.

Read more at the Miami Herald.

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