(May 28, 2014)—Pulmonary intensivist Kanak Patel, MD, was recently chosen as Outstanding Physician of the Year at Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC)—an honor bestowed by the hospital’s nurses. Dr. Patel was the top vote-getter out of 1,000 cast by AAMC nurses, who were asked to nominate a doctor considered a role model and who demonstrates extraordinary care, respect and collaboration. This is the fifth year for the Physician of the Year nominations.
Dr. Patel provides care in the intensive care unit at the hospital. He has been on staff since 2011. He is a resident of Washington, DC.