TriStar Summit
August 20, 2018

Hermitage, TN – Fernando Dorrego, M.D., Primary Care Medicine, was recently named Physician of the Quarter (Q3 of 2018) by the staff of TriStar Summit Medical Center. Dr. Dorrego has been part of the TriStar Summit Hospitalist team since 2016.

Dr. Dorrego was recognized by hospital staff for the care he demonstrates to patients and staff along with his commitment to improving the quality of care to those in our community. “We are extremely proud to recognize Dr. Dorrego for his exemplary work on behalf of our patients and our community,” said Mary Ann Angle, CNO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. “TriStar Summit is committed to delivering quality patient care and we are proud to have him as part of our medical staff.”

The Physician of the Quarter honor is given to physicians who exemplify the hospital’s mission statement, known as I SERVE: Integrity, Selfless, Exceptional quality, Respect, Visionary, Excellence. Criteria for nomination include:

  • Shows concern and is an active listener
  • Shows sensitivity to staff, patients and families
  • Open to views and opinions of others
  • Respectful and honest in interactions with others

TriStar Summit employees nominate physicians who exemplify the I Serve ideals. The physician with the largest number of nominations is chosen. At the end of the year, TriStar Summit employees will name a Physician of the Year, choosing from the four Physician of the Quarter recipients. TriStar Summit employees nominate physicians who meet the above criteria, and the physician with the largest number of nominations is chosen.

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