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CityBusiness recognizes 11 individuals from LCMC Health as “Health Care Heroes”

CityBusiness recognizes 11 individuals from LCMC Health as “Health Care Heroes”

NEW ORLEANS – LCMC Health is pleased to announce New Orleans CityBusiness has recognized 11 individuals across the LCMC Health System as “Health Care Heroes.”

Since 2007, New Orleans CityBusiness has honored 50 healthcare professionals annually in the New Orleans area in six categories: animal care, first responder, nurse, physician, professional and volunteer.

Honorees are selected annually based on industry and community involvement and achievement that have set the pace for the overall community.

“We are extremely proud to have 11 members in our LCMC Health family recognized as ‘Health Care Heroes’ by New Orleans CityBusiness. This recognition speaks to their exemplary dedication to the patients and communities we serve,” said Greg Feirn, Chief Executive Officer of LCMC Health.

“At LCMC Health, we believe all our employees, physicians and volunteers are heroes for the quality and compassionate care they deliver every day, especially today as we face an unprecedented health crisis. I am so proud and grateful for our entire workforce, 10,000 strong.”

Honors Received by Category:

Nurses: Chris Incamina, Touro; Deborah Haynes Johnson, New Orleans East Hospital; Re’Keitha Larvadain, Children’s Hospital New Orleans; Heidi Martin, University Medical Center New Orleans

Physicians: George Bissett II, MD, Children’s Hospital New Orleans; Frank Culicchia, MD, West Jefferson Medical Center; John Heaton, MD, LCMC Health; Denise Goodfellow Kerut, Children’s Hospital New Orleans; Timothy Petitt, MD, Children’s Hospital New Orleans; Frank Wilklow, MD, Touro

Professionals: Greg Feirn, LCMC Health

Read the full release from New Orleans CityBusiness: https://neworleanscitybusiness.com/blog/2020/03/10/2020-health-care-heroes-honors-industry-standouts/

About LCMC Health Established in 2009, LCMC Health is a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system serving the healthcare needs of the Gulf Coast region. LCMC Health currently manages Children’s Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans East Hospital, Touro, University Medical Center New Orleans, and West Jefferson Medical Center. # # # About LCMC Health Established in 2009, LCMC Health is a Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system serving the healthcare needs of the Gulf Coast region. LCMC Health currently manages Children’s Hospital, Touro, New Orleans East Hospital, University Medical Center New Orleans and West Jefferson Medical Center.