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Six Massey physicians earn 2013 Best Bedside Manner recognition

In the December 2013 issue of Our Health Richmond magazine, six Massey physicians were recognized for their kindness, empathy and attentiveness when working with patients. These inaugural Best Bedside Manner Awards seek to recognize professionals who incorporate compassionate care into their practice.

Between June 1st and July 15th 2013, votes were submitted by the public through an online submission form. Nearly 10,000 votes were cast for medical providers in almost 60 specialties.

The following Massey physicians were recognized.

Shiyu Song [View Image]Shiyu Song, M.D., Ph.D.

Voted second place in the Oncology category. ‌

Mary Helen Hackney small for blog [View Image]‌Mary Helen Hackney, M.D.

Given an honorable mention in the Oncology category. ‌

Laurence DiNardo for blog [View Image]Laurence DiNardo, M.D.

Voted third place in the Otolaryngology category.

Devon Fletcher for blog post [View Image]Devon Fletcher, M.D.

Voted third place in the Palliative Care category.

Laurie Cuttino small for blog [View Image]Laurie Cuttino, M.D.

Voted second place in the Radiation Oncology category.

Gary Tye small for blog [View Image]Gary Tye, M.D.

Voted second place in the Neurosurgery category.

Written by: Kimberly Lammi

Posted on: December 17, 2013

Category: Clinical news

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