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Harbor Hospital Providers Named “Family Favorites” by Chesapeake Family Magazine
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BALTIMORE—Chesapeake Family magazine has published their second annual list of “Favorite Health Care Providers.” The list contains over 750 physicians, dentists and other health care providers, each nominated by local parents during the months of January through March 2011. The list, ranging in specialties, covers health care providers in central Maryland including Anne Arundel, Calvert, Howard, Prince George's counties and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.
Harbor Hospital is proud to announce that 18 of our providers were recognized as “Family Favorites”: Luis Rivera-Ramirez, M.D., for endocrinology; Kandasamy Ambalavanar, M.D., and Chackumal V. Cyriac, M.D., for family medicine; Jeffrey Earl Atkinson, M.D., and Ruben Reider, M.D., for internal medicine; Paula J. Greer, C.N.M., for midwifery; Sangjin Oh, M.D., for neurology; Joanne Bader, M.D., Aditya Parshad, M.D., Howard Popkin, M.D., and D. Paul Stern, M.D., for obstetrics/gynecology; and Sushma Bhasin, M.D., Cristeta L. Gatdula, M.D., John F. Irwin, M.D., Shahab Malik, M.D., Kee Park, M.D., Naomi Shaikh, M.D., and Young J. Youn, M.D., for pediatrics.
Chesapeake Family magazine is published by Jefferson Communications, LLC, a full-service regional, media company based in Annapolis. The company prints and distributes more than 100,000 magazines per month with a total audience—print, online and events—of more than 400,000 readers/viewers per month.
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For more than a century, Harbor Hospital has grown alongside the communities it serves in Baltimore City, and Anne Arundel, Baltimore and Howard counties. The hospital was first established in 1903 as a small community clinic servicing the waterfront community in Baltimore. More than 100 years later, the 193-bed hospital continues to offer the personal touch of a community hospital while incorporating the excellence of a high technology medical center. It has been the recipient of the Delmarva Foundation’s highest honor, the Excellence Award for Quality for Hospitals, in 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011.
With more than 500 physicians representing 30 medical and surgical specialties, and more than 1,500 employees, the hospital offers a full range of health care services for patients from infancy through the senior years. Harbor Hospital’s specialty areas include orthopaedics, women’s services, cancer care, diabetes care, fetal assessment, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, and treatment of chronic lung conditions. The hospital’s continuum of care also includes wellness programs, outpatient services and inpatient treatment.
Harbor Hospital is part of MedStar Health, a not-for-profit, regional healthcare system with nine hospitals and more than 20 other health-related services in the Maryland and Washington, D.C., region. MedStar Health's patient-first philosophy emphasizes service, quality and safety, combining compassionate care and clinical excellence. More than a half-million patients trust their care to MedStar Health each year. medstarhealth.org