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Friday, January 26, 2018 - Drs. Abdel Sawan and Hari Devkota Receive Carroll Hospital’s December and January Physician of the Month Awards, respectively

CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121

Westminster, Md. – (January 26, 2018) — Abdel Sawan, M.D., emergency medicine, and Hari Devkota, M.D., adult hospitalist, were recently recognized as the December and January Physician of the Month, respectively.

A physician affiliated with Carroll Hospital for 11 years, Dr. Sawan was recognized for his exceptional and compassionate care of patients in the emergency department.
Dr. Devkota, who has been affiliated with Carroll Hospital for four years, received the award for his skills as a team player and his excellent patient care.

“Drs. Sawan and Devkota are phenomenal physicians who truly care about their patients. They are always willing to step in and help whenever needed and consistently go above and beyond their duties to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care,” said Mark Olszyk, M.D., vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at Carroll Hospital.

Each month, Carroll Hospital recognizes the extraordinary patient care achievements of physicians, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners and certified nurse anesthetists, with a program called Physician WOW Service Awards. From those who are nominated to receive Physician WOW Service Awards each month, one Physician of the Month is chosen. And, from a year’s worth of Physician of the Month winners, one Physician of the Year is selected.

Community members and hospital associates are encouraged to nominate a medical professional who has demonstrated a special dedication and devotion to patients in a variety of ways. For more information on how to nominate a Carroll Hospital medical professional, contact the Medical Affairs Office at 410-871-6899.

Carroll Hospital, a LifeBridge Health center, is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of the community.

Photo caption: Pictured left is Carroll Hospital’s December Physician of the Month, Abdel Sawan, M.D.; and pictured right is Carroll Hospital’s January Physician of the Month, Hari Devkota, M.D.