January 14, 2018 (WASHINGTON, IN) – Daviess Community Hospital recently
honored area physicians for their years of service by hosting a dinner
at the Washington Country Club. Many physicians, members of the Board
of Governors and spouses were in attendance.
Tracy Conroy, CEO, welcomed the group and Dr. David Blemker provided a
prayer before the meal. Following dinner, Tracy Conroy – CEO, acknowledged
the physicians who have joined DCH in the last year either through employment
or clinical partnerships including John Gallagher, MD; Michael Gallentine,
MD; and Chowdry Pinnamaneni, MD. She also acknowledged the retirement
of Dr. Richard Potts and Dr. Duane Flannagan.
Ms. Conroy also recognized the following physicians for their dedication
to the patients of Daviess County. Physicians recognized for 15 years
of service include Richard Potts, DO; Mohamed Abdelhameed (Roman), MD;
Vasdev Lohano, MD; and Jonathan Frances, DO. Physicians recognized for
10 years of service include Bryan Porter, MD; Suresh Lohano, MD, FACP,
FAAP; Merle Holsopple, MD; Richard Moss, MD; William Rusche, MD; Linda
Callaghan, MD; Anand Bhuptani, MD; Adam Dawkins, MD.
Physician accomplishments in 2017 include:
Dr. Kiran Burla - elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians
(ACP), the society of internists. The distinction recognizes achievements
in internal medicine, the specialty of adult medical care.
Dr. Suresh Lohano – was elected Fellow for Society of Hospital Medicine.
Fellow status is given to an accomplished Hospitalist in their field.
Dr. Jess Brower - obtained the postgraduate designation of Certified Chiropractic
Sports Physician® (CCSP®) by the American Chiropractic Board of
Sports Physicians™ (ACBSP™).
Dr. Marcus Thorne - recertified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).
Dr. Norma Kreilein – spoke at the 86th Annual Educational Conference
in Denver, Colorado and was featured in a story last spring on MSNBC for
her advocacy for monitors and clean air in the region.
Ms. Conroy also recognized the medical staff officers for 2017 and 2018.
Lastly, she recognized the members of the hospital board as well as all
spouses for their support of those who give so much of their time to the
hospital and to our patients.
Pictured in Left Photo (L-R): Tracy Conroy, DCH CEO and Dr. Jonathan Frances
Pictured in Right Photo (L-R): Dr. Merle Holsopple, Tracy Conroy, DCH CEO,
Dr. Richard Moss and Dr. Linda Callaghan