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Columbia, MD - Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (HCGH) announces the following new Professional Staff Officers for 2011: Francis S. Chuidian, M.D., president; Clarita G. Frazier, M.D., vice-president and Nicholas W. Koutrelakos, M.D., secretary/treasurer.
Dr. Chuidian joined the HCGH professional staff in 1996. He received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines and completed his internship at Philippine General Hospital in Manila. Dr. Chuidian completed his residency at the State University of New York in Brooklyn, New York, and a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He is with Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Associates, P.A.
Dr. Frazier has been a member of the HCGH professional staff since 1995. She earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center. Dr. Frazier served her residency in anesthesiology at Tufts – New England Medicine Center in Boston and an obstetric anesthesiology fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is with Howard County Anesthesia Associates.
Dr. Koutrelakos joined the HCGH professional staff in 1989. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He served a fellowship in oncology and hematology at the Brown University School of Medicine. Dr. Koutrelakos is with Maryland Oncology and Hematology P.A.
Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine since 1998 is a 238-bed, not-for-profit health care provider located in Columbia, Maryland. A comprehensive, acute-care medical center, Howard County General offers a full range of services, from neonatal care and oncology to outpatient treatment and critical care. In 2010, the hospital received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™, ranking it among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for the second consecutive year.
The hospital has a professional staff of over 800 physicians and allied health professionals, representing more than 70 specialties and subspecialties; a workforce of nearly 2,000 individuals and volunteer auxilians numbering over 600.