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Physician of the Year

2017 Winners Announced

This honor is awarded to the physician who consistently achieves high standards in the practice of medicine and is looked upon as a role model by his or her peers.

Howard County General Hospital

Srilatha Kanumuru, M.D.

Srilatha Kanumuru, internist

Dr. Kanumuru is deeply dedicated to excellent patient care. An able leader, patient advocate and role model, she anticipates problems and communicates clearly and effectively with patients, their families and her colleagues.


Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Nicole Chandler, M.D.

Nicole Chandler, pediatric surgeon

A surgeon-scientist who at the same time is also a gifted educator and administrator, Dr. Chandler has brought new surgical techniques and technologies to the hospital and has mentored bioengineering design teams in developing new devices.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

William Greenough III, M.D.

William Greenough III, associate medical director
Clinical chief of the ventilator rehabilitation unit, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Professor of medicine

Dr. Greenough’s research on oral rehydration solutions saved countless children’s lives in Bangladesh. His old-school charm and clinical acumen are points of pride for his colleagues and valued by his patients.

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians

Neil Rosenman, M.D.

Neil Rosenman, office medical director
JHCP Germantown

Despite managing an extremely busy clinical practice, Dr. Rosenman consistently receives top scores for patient satisfaction and quality. He serves as the office medical director of the Johns Hopkins Community Physicians’ Germantown site, which is thriving in large part due to the example that he sets.

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Scott Cohen, M.D.

Scott Cohen, pulmonologist

Recognized for his compassion, positive energy and outstanding leadership, Dr. Cohen is devoted to his patients in the intensive care unit, as well as their family members.


Suburban Hospital

G. Peter Pushkas, M.D.

G. Peter Pushkas, vice president of medical affairs

An outstanding hematologist and medical oncologist, Dr. Pushkas postponed his retirement to become Suburban Hospital’s interim vice president of medical affairs at a challenging time. In this role, he lent support to initiatives for improving physician communication and satisfaction.


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