Pulmonary intensivist Kanak Patel, MD, was recently chosen as Outstanding Physician of the Year at Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC)—an honor bestowed by the hospital’s nurses. Dr. Patel was the top vote-getter out of 1,000 cast by AAMC nurses, who were asked to nominate a doctor considered a role model and who demonstrates extraordinary care, respect and collaboration. This is the fifth year for the Physician of the Year nominations.
Dr. Patel has been on staff at the hospital since 2011. He is a resident of Washington, DC.