AwardUAB Medicine Office of Patient Experience and Engagement (OPXE) has recognized 16 Department of Surgery providers in the 2021 list of “Top-Performing” providers.

This year, the OPXE recognized 151 physicians and APPs who are in the top providers across UAB Medicine for the Physician Communication domain. These providers scored an average of 98 percent or higher (n ≥ 30) in these five domains:

  • Listened carefully
  • Demonstrated care and concern
  • Clear explanations
  • Included patient in health care decisions
  • Overall care rating, 0-10

Their commitment to high-quality, patient-centered care is one of the reasons UAB organization continues to excel in its pursuit to become one of the nation’s best health care systems.

The OPXE states, “To the thousands of other providers and staff who serve at UAB Medicine, thank you as well for your extraordinary efforts and service in the midst of tremendous challenges over the past two years. As revealed by our patients, you have demonstrated consistent kindness despite the difficulties you faced.”

Below is the list of Department of Surgery providers recognized: