Lompoc Valley Medical Middle heart specialist Dr. Khawar Gul has been named 2021 Doctor of the 12 months by staff who imagine that he “exemplifies the district’s values and maintains the belief of the group, sufferers and residents,” a hospital spokeswoman mentioned.
Gul was acknowledged final week by CEO Steve Popkin through the hospital’s annual Medical Employees Appreciation reception.
“I’m within the firm of very gifted, good and hard-working physicians,” Gul mentioned when accepting the award.
“It’s an honor to be nominated the Doctor of the 12 months amongst yourselves. I’m puzzled to explain my emotions,” he mentioned. “However I’m very grateful to be given a possibility to assist this group. I thank the workers who nominated me and settle for this award on their behalf.”
In response to the spokeswoman, Gul was offered with a scroll of feedback written by LVMC worker nominations, lots of “whom spoke of his responsiveness, work ethic and dedication.”
“Dr. Gul has gone above and past to supply schooling to workers,” one nomination learn. “He has are available in after hours and on weekends to supply in-services together with EKG, new child coronary heart murmurs and extra. Dr. Gul is at all times very approachable and loves to assist workers improve their information.”
One other nomination described Gul as “very approachable, pleasant and an actual asset for our group,” and as “very educated in his area, and shares that along with his sufferers in a means that makes them really feel comfy and having gained information of their situation.”
Final 12 months, Gul donated a GE Healthcare cardiovascular ultrasound machine to LVMC and is a frequent contributor to Nurses Week and Hospital Week celebrations.
Gul, who has been a member of the medical workers of LVMC since August 2010 and beforehand was named Doctor of the 12 months in 2012, accomplished his medical coaching at Rawalpindi Medical School and his residency in Inner Medication on the College of Texas Medical College in Houston. He accomplished a fellowship in cardiovascular illnesses and a fellowship in cardiac computed tomography at UCLA.
The hospital is internet hosting a collection of vaccination clinics for kids ages 5-11 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Greater than 300 contributors laced up their sneakers on Oct. 30 for the Lompoc Hospital District Basis 5K Colorthon fundraising occasion to assist buy a sophisticated MRI machine for Lompoc Valley Medical Middle.
Lisa André covers life-style and native information for Santa Ynez Valley Information and Lompoc Document, editions of the Santa Maria Occasions.