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Wasif Hussain, MD, Named August 2009 St. Joseph Mercy Patient Focused Physician
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Dr. HussainPort Huron, MI…Wasif Hussain, MD, was named the August 2009 St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month. The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month award highlights a physician’s commitment to working collaboratively to promote patient and community health through clinical excellence and patient-focused care. Physicians honored with this award must also be one whom St. Joseph Mercy Hospital staff and volunteers would recommend to family and friends in the community. Dr. Hussain is an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist providing care to patients through the St. Joseph Mercy Surgical Department and Pain Center. He was nominated for his commitment to outstanding and compassionate patient care, his easy-going personality and his willingness to share his knowledge with others. “Dr. Hussain displays the utmost respect for staff and interacts with everyone in an even-tempered way,” comments his nominator. “Staff look up to him, they respect his decisions and look to his expertise. He has a sharp memory and a commitment to providing outstanding care. I recommended a family member to Dr. Hussain and he was exceptionally kind and compassionate. He took time to address specific concerns and went over all his history in great detail. He was calm and made us feel secure in what was about to happen. I will definitely recommend him again, because Dr. Hussain has demonstrated top-notch care and concern and is a true leader in his field.” “Dr. Hussain is a terrific asset to our health care community,” comments Peter Karadjoff, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH) President and CEO. “His outstanding performance has been noted by those who work most closely with him and has been highlighted through his nomination. I wish to extend my sincere appreciation to Dr. Hussain for elevating the health status of our community and being a physician whom St. Joseph Mercy Hospital staff and volunteers would recommend to their family and friends.” “I am humbled to have been nominated for this award by someone with whom I work,” comments Wasif Hussain, MD. “It is possible to achieve this recognition only by working with staff who are themselves very dedicated and compassionate to the patients we serve. I only wish and hope to continue to provide care to my patients and the community to the highest standards others have come to expect from me.” The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month is designed to highlight outstanding collaboration between our physician community and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital patient care and volunteer staff. Nominations are accepted from all staff and volunteers, and are blinded and reviewed by a Nominations Review Committee. The award is presented each month to a physician on staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. To find a St. Joseph Mercy Hospital physician near you, visit SJMPH online at:; or call toll-free 1 (888) MERCYME.
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