Kemker Is 2017 Outstanding Physician Award Recipient

KemkerB_2Jasper (Local Sources) – Bernard Kemker, Jr., M.D. has been named the 2017 Little Company of Mary (LCM) Outstanding Physician Award recipient at  Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.

This award is named in honor of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, the sponsors of Memorial Hospital. The LCM Award is given annually to a physician on Memorial Hospital’s active medical staff who has been nominated through a hospital- and community-wide nomination process with the  winner being chosen by a selection committee from a group of six finalists (Dr. Kemker, Dr. Karim Anwar, Dr. Jonathan Day, Dr. M. Jeannie Gruber, Dr. Frank Hopkins, and Dr. Megan Isaacs).

The award is based on outstanding performance reflecting Memorial Hospital’s mission statement and the core values of Respect for Human Dignity, Compassionate Caring, Stewardship, Quality and Justice.

Dr. Kemker (pictured) received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and is board certified in surgery. He completed a residency in general, thoracic and vascular surgery at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Kemker joined the active medical staff in 1991. His office is located in the Medical Arts Building at Jasper Surgical Associates, 721 W. 13th Street in Jasper.

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