Abdel Sawan, M.D., emergency medicine, and Hari Devkota, M.D., adult hospitalist, were recognized as the December and January Physician of the Month at Carroll Hospital, respectively.
A physician affiliated with Carroll Hospital for 11 years, Dr. Sawan was recognized for his exceptional and compassionate care of patients in the emergency department.
Dr. Devkota, who has been affiliated with Carroll Hospital for four years, received the award for his skills as a team player and his excellent patient care.
Each month, Carroll Hospital 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, call 410-871-6899.