A. Shawn Adhami M.D. Nominated for 2013 Healthcare Leadership Award

2012 winner, Dr. A. Shawn Adhami nominated again for the 2013 Los Angeles Business Journal Medical Group CEO award.

Los Angeles, CA, May 22, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A. Shawn Adhami, M.D., of Vistasol Medical Group in Montebello Nominated for a second year for the 2013 Healthcare Leadership Awards for the Prestigious Medical Group CEO category.

The Los Angeles Business Journal annually honors the accomplishments of key individuals and organizations that have made strides in helping Angelinos receive better healthcare.

The Healthcare Leadership Awards recognize outstanding leaders that make an impact in the front lines of Healthcare delivery and research. The LA Business Journal honored their award recipients and finalists at a banquet held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 18 and featured nominees and winners in a special supplement to the publication, released on April 22.

A. Shawn Adhami, M.D. was nominated for his contributions in healthcare in the Medical Group CEO division. He was also one of four nominees in the Healthcare Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award for Los Angeles. Dr. Adhami was joined by members of his family, friends and staff in recognition of his achievements as CEO in his healthcare practices. Dr. Adhami won the award in 2012.

“I’m thrilled to have been nominated again for the 2013 Healthcare Achievement Award. Medicine can be an extremely challenging yet rewarding responsibility and there are so many wonderful doctors out there making a difference. I’m proud to be counted among them,” stated Dr. Adhami.

Dr. Adhami is a practicing Internal Medicine physician. He is the CEO and Medical Director of Vistasol medical group in Montebello and Morelia Medical Clinic in El Monte. His staff which include a supervising Pediatrician, an Ob/Gyn physician, and three Physician Assistants, take pride in family centered approach to healthcare. Dr. Adhami himself takes care of patients at his two clinics and local hospitals. His skills as a physician have earned him various other awards in years past including: Patients’ Choice Award by American Registry, Most Compassionate Doctor and Healthgrades’ 5 star doctor.

In December of 2011, Dr. Adhami was elected Chief of Staff at Monterey Park Hospital. At this role he is the primary leader at all divisions of the hospital which includes a staff of about 270 physicians. All department chiefs including Chief of Surgery, Ob/Gyn, Pediatrics, and the Bio Ethics committee report directly to Dr. Adhami. In his short time as Chief of Staff, Dr. Adhami has been praised for implementing a new program to improve quality of care and patient satisfaction at the hospital.

Dr. Adhami has shown extraordinary leadership, commitment and sense of social responsibility in Healthcare throughout his life. His volunteer work began at UCLA hospital as a student. This experience opened his heart to people’s suffering and compelled him to pursue a career in medicine. Since becoming a doctor he has offered his time as a volunteer in numerous occasions.

He has been able to turn failing and failed community clinics in into successful operations. Shawn has achieved this by focusing on care and compassion and by superb management skills. He has been able to do so without any special assistance from the state or county.

He has served on various committees and is now helping turn things for the better at a local hospital as Chief of Staff. Somehow Shawn finds the time to teach future health care providers at USC about good patient care. Dr. Adhami is also a clinical instructor at USC School of Physician Assistants Program and teaches students at his clinic. His previous students have moved on to great careers in medicine.

Along with his father, a retired Dermatologist, Dr. Adhami also founded Vivoderm Natural Skincare Company in 2010. It was his father’s dream to start a company based on his life’s research on natural treatments for skin conditions. Shawn overseas the daily operation of this company and participates in medical research.

The Los Angeles Business Journal Healthcare Leadership Awards honors the accomplishments of individuals and organizations that have made strides in helping Angelenos receive better healthcare. They recognize leaders that make an impact on both lines: those on the front line and those protecting the bottom line.

To learn more about A. Shawn Adhami, M.D, contact Vistasol Medical Group at (323) 346-0555 or Morelia Medical Clinic at (626) 350-9540. To learn more about Vivoderm, go to www.vivoderm.com.
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