Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) November 19, 2010
Franciscan Medical Group (http://www.fmg.fhshealth.org), the largest physician-led, multi-specialty medical group in South Puget Sound, today announced family physician George Magley, MD, of Enumclaw Medical Center, was recently selected as the Best Favorite Doctor in the 2010 KING 5 Best of Western Washington contest.
The Best of Western Washington contest features more than 8,800 local nominees in various categories. Eligible nominees are submitted by readers. Winners are determined by popular vote. Voting was conducted online and winners were announced during the last week of October. Dr. Magley was chosen from among 211 nominees in the Best Favorite Doctor category.
“I am very appreciative of this honor,” Dr. Magley says. “I believe that these votes from my own patients are the highest compliment, and I am very grateful that I’ve had the chance to care for my patients through the years.”
Dean Field, MD, Franciscan Medical Group's president and chief medical officer, says the honor is well deserved. "Dr. Magley is very well known in the Enumclaw community, and is respected by his colleagues and patients alike," Dr. Field says. "He genuinely cares for his patients and his community, and I believe the people who know him were pleased to have this chance to vote and show their appreciation for all that he does."
Three other Franciscan Medical Group physicians were also nominated in the Best Favorite Doctor category. They are: Pediatrician Brian Berry, MD, of University Place Medical Clinic; Cardiologist Raed Fahmy, MD, of Franciscan Cardiology Associates - Gig Harbor and Tacoma; and Pediatrician Mimi Tutihasi, MD, of University Place Medical Clinic.
Franciscan Health System includes St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma; St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood; St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way; Enumclaw Regional Hospital; St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor (opening 2009); Franciscan Medical Group; Franciscan Hospice House; and the Franciscan Foundation. In addition to medical, surgical and emergency care, the Franciscan organization is the leading provider of heart and surgical weight loss services in the South Puget Sound. Franciscan is affiliated with Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest non-profit health systems in the nation. Franciscan Health System is online at http://www.FHShealth.org.
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