Dr. Gregory Lam Recipient of 2021 Robert McCoy Award
At a recent medical staff meeting, OhioHealth Berger Hospital announced the recipient of the McCoy award. Cardiovascular physician, Gregory K. Lam, MD, was the honoree of the 2021 Dr. Robert McCoy Award.
Dr. Lam has been serving the heart and vascular needs of Pickaway County and surrounding communities for over 18 years. Dr. Lam is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (cardiovascular disease). He specializes in a multitude of areas, with clinical interests in heart disease prevention, congestive heart failure, vascular medicine, valvular heart disease and women’s health. Dr. Lam currently serves as the medical director of Cardiovascular Services at Berger Hospital, where he practices.
In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Lam teaches Cardiology Fellows with the Doctors Hospital Cardiology Fellowship Program and mentors medical students from The Ohio State University School of Medicine and the Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine. He is an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
The Dr. Robert McCoy Award was established in 2011 in recognition of Dr. McCoy, and was awarded to him posthumously as the first recipient. The Dr. Robert McCoy award honors a community physician who exemplifies the characteristics Dr. McCoy modeled in the care of his patients for over 50 years.
Physicians selected for this distinguished award foster long-term relationships with their patients, embrace patient-centered care with family involvement, integrate into the community, exemplify integrity, advocate for patients, lead care teams through the changing health care environment, exhibit strong communication skills, and are mentors to their peers.
The award recipient is chosen annually by a selection committee of medical staff, senior leaders from OhioHealth Berger Hospital, OhioHealth Physician Group and the McCoy family. Previous honorees include Dr. Robert McCoy 2011, Dr. Faryar Moshtaghi 2012, Dr. Gary Gillen 2013, Dr. Charles Hedges 2014, Dr. Arnold Palmer 2015, Dr. Michael Lefkowitz 2016, Dr. Vernon Bolender 2017, Dr. Gayle Melnick 2018, Dr. Yadwinder Singh 2019 and Dr. Linda Iskra 2020.
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