First Physician Appreciation Award Goes to Dr. Kemmeter

February 2, 2015 5:37 pm

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is proud to announce the introduction of a Physician Appreciation Award, which celebrates physicians who exemplify Mercy Health Saint Mary’s core values and positively contribute to excellent patient experiences. The inaugural recipient is Paul Kemmeter, MD, a bariatric surgeon, who was nominated by two surgery nurses.

Dr. Kemmeter pictured center with his colleagues

Dr. Kemmeter pictured center with his colleagues

“I have had the pleasue of working with Dr. Kemmeter for the last four years. As a new nurse, it was refreshing to work with a surgeon who was so patient and kind.”

“One of Dr. Kemmeter’s patients was about to undergo a surgical procedure. As Dr. Kemmeter was about to end his conversation with the patient he kindly asked if he could offer a prayer. After joining hands with the patient and their family Dr. Kemmeter gave a genuine, heartfelt prayer and really demonstrated how much he cares about his patients and the people he works with. The family and I were touched by this act of spiritual and ultimate comfort. I am blessed to work with Dr. Kemmeter and I know my colleagues would say the same.”

Congratulations to Paul Kemmeter, MD!

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