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Friday, August 09, 2013 - Kristian Hochberg, M.D., named Carroll Hospital Center August Physician of the Month

CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121
SLindsay@CarrollHospitalCenter.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Westminster, Md. – (August 9, 2013) — Kristian Hochberg, M.D., vascular surgeon, and medical director of Carroll Hospital Center’s vascular center, was named the hospital’s August Physician of the Month. A physician affiliated with Carroll Hospital Center for four years, Dr. Hochberg was nominated for his extraordinary care of a patient in the hospital’s operating room.

“Dr. Hochberg is an outstanding surgeon whose intervention in this situation was instrumental in bringing about a positive outcome for this patient,” Leslie Simmons, R.N., FACHE, president of Carroll Hospital Center, said.

Each month, Carroll Hospital Center 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 Center medical professional, contact the Medical Affairs Office at 410-871-6899.

Carroll Hospital 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: Carroll Hospital Center August Physician of the Month, Kristian Hochberg, M.D.

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