HAZARD, KY – 11-26-2019 (PRDistribution.com) — For his dedication and excellence in patient care, the exclusive medical society of Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named Dr. Chad Brashear, DO, FACOS, FACS a “2020 Patient Preferred Surgeon of the Year” for the state of Kentucky.
Board certified and with over a decade of achievements in his specialty, Dr. Brashear serves as Chief of Surgery and Medical Director of ARH/Restorix Wound Care. With great compassion, he treats patients at the ARH Hazard Surgical Clinic; and Hazard ARH Regional Medical Centerin Hazard, KY.Dr. Brashear specializes in laparoscopic surgery and surgical procedures to treat conditions affecting the abdomen and related structures, including hernias and tumors. His goal is to maximize a patients’ independence in all activities of daily living.A Patient Preferred top surgeon, Dr. Brashear will be featured in the Fall 2019 Edition of nationally recognized Preferred Health Magazineamong the likes of other top doctors nationwide. Patients rate Dr. Brashear five-stars and praise his expertise, knowledge and bedside manner.
“Right after awakening in the recovery room, I had a deep sense that the surgery went well,” read a patient review at www.Vitals.com.“Now after 4 weeks, I can attest that the healing process has gone exceptionally well. And after 4 weeks of taking it easy, I may now be ready for normal activities to resume. I commend all members of his staff and surgical team for providing an atmosphere of caring and relaxing the patient.”
The esteemed doctor’s peers also vouched for his expertise and great bed-side manner.“Definitely one of the best. Extremely smart. Intelligent. Helps me with my patients anytime,” said Dr. Karen Gooslin. “Best surgeon hands down.”
Dr. Fred Nicholssaid: “Worked with him in Detroit. We were residents together. Always worked hard. Got a long with his patients, they loved him. Good surgeon”Dr. Brashear’s medical career began in 2007 when he graduated fromPikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine, where he ranked 5th in his class. He completed a General Surgery Traditional Internship atHenry Ford Health Systems inDetroit, MI, where he also completed his General Surgery Residency in 2012. He is a Fellow of American College of Osteopathic Surgery and a Fellow of American College of Surgery.To stay abreast of the latest advancements in his field, Dr. Brashear hold professional memberships with the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Michigan Osteopathic Physician Society, American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, American Hernia Society, American Society of Colorectal Surgeons, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopists, Sigma Sigma Phi-National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity, Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Kentucky Osteopathic Medical Association, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Kentucky Medical Association, Society of Surgical Oncology, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care.Going above and beyond with a passion to heal, Dr. Brashear has performed over 1000 surgeries on mission in Nicaragua with both Mercy Surgical Missions and Rainbow Medical Mission. He holds many certificates including Ethicon Advances in Bariatric Surgery, Hyperbaric chamber medicine, Accele-Care Wound Care Medical Director Course, Wound Educators Physician Certification, SAGES Basic Endoscopy and Laparoscopy, SAGES Advanced Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, and SAGES Laparoscopic Colorectal and Solid Organ to name a few.
“Exceptional surgeon,” said Dr. Josh Watts. “Always there when you need him. Good patient outcomes with a very ill population,” he explained. “[He’s]one of the best!”
When his is not treating patients, Dr. Brashear can be found volunteering his time at the University of Kentucky Family Practice, the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Lincoln Memorial Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, ARH Internal Medicine Residency, and the ARH First Assistant Student Program. He has published several case studies and was honored by the House Staff Council (HFHS) Voted on by Peers in 2012, and voted UKFP Voluntary Faculty of the Year, 2017.For his unwavering commitment to his field and for achieving excellence in patient care year after year, Dr. Chad Brashear now represents the state of Kentucky holding the title of Patient Preferred Surgeon 2020!To make an appointment with Patient Preferred Surgeon, Chad Brashear, DO, FACOS, FACS please visit www.arh.org. About PPP
Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners is an exclusive medical society of highly referred, patient approved healthcare providers giving exceptional care to their patients. Our member base is comprised of practitioners in medicine, dentistry, radiology, nursing, optometry, psychology & other health professions. Our experts are selected in their shared objective to maintain & improve the physical & mental health of their patients. www.patientpereferredphysician.com.
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