Monday, September 19, 2011
Monroe, N.C. – This year, three Novant Medical Group physicians (NMG) and one NMG clinic were recognized in the Enquirer-Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards.
Garnet D. Maharajh, M.D., of Center for Child & Adolescent Medicine received a Favorite Pediatric Doctor award. Alvin P. Kitchin Jr., M.D., of Monroe Family Medical Center, and Roy Blank, M.D., of Southern Piedmont Primary Care received Favorite Family Doctor awards. And, Southern Piedmont Primary Care received a Favorite Medical Clinic award.
Dr. Maharajh attended medical school at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University and has practiced in Union County for 20 years. Dr. Kitchin attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and has practiced in Union County for 45 years. Dr. Blank attended medical school at the University of Maryland and has practiced in Union County for 14 years. And, Southern Piedmont Primary Care has been serving patients in Union County for 14 years.
The Reader’s Choice section appeared in the Sept. 18 edition of the Enquirer-Journal newspaper, in which the top three winners in each category were recognized.
Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated health system of 13 hospitals and a medical group consisting of 1,115 physicians in 359 clinic locations, caring for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Georgia. Hospitals include the following: Presbyterian Hospital, Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews and Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville in the Charlotte, NC area; Forsyth Medical Center and Medical Park Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC; Kernersville Medical Center, Kernersville, NC; Thomasville Medical Center, Thomasville, NC; Brunswick Community Hospital, Supply, NC; Rowan Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, NC; Franklin Regional Medical Center, Louisburg, NC; Upstate Carolina Medical Center, Gaffney, SC; and Prince William Hospital, Manassas, Va. Other Novant facilities and programs include outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs. Novant Health is ranked 14th nationally among the 2011 Top 100 Integrated Healthcare Networks, according to an analysis by the SDI health informatics company.