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Dr. Ottoman named HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital names Provider of the Year
HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital names Provider of the Year
CHIPPEWA FALLS - On May 5 at HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital's annual colleague appreciation dinner at Avalon Hotel & Conference Center in Chippewa Falls, Joan Coffman, president and CEO of St. Joseph's Hospital, announced that Nizar Ottoman, M.D., has been named the hospital's Provider of the Year for 2016. This is the inaugural year of the award.
Dr. Ottoman is a board-certified internal medicine physician with Marshfield Clinic. He is a hospitalist at St. Joseph's Hospital and works extensively with clinicians and colleagues at the hospital, as well as patients and families. As a recipient of the inaugural award, Dr. Ottoman was recognized for his ability to focus on what matters most to patients and their families.
"Dr. Ottoman goes above and beyond to ensure patients and families are comfortable and involved in their care," said Coffman. "He listens and seeks to help others. He's an educator and one of the most respected physicians to work with. He knows our colleagues by their first names and goes out of his way to offer support. Dr. Ottoman is a joy to be around."
Sixty-seven colleagues (with a combined total of 975 years of service) and 22 retirees (with a combined total of 620 years of service) were honored at this year's appreciation dinner.