Middletown, NY- Orange Regional Medical Center will host a private, annual Physician Recognition Awards Dinner on May 3, 2013. The event will honor Orange Regional’s medical staff for their commitment to medical excellence. Special recognition will be given to Charles Bou, MD of Orange Anesthesia, PC and Deborah Spencer, MD of Crystal Run Healthcare for their outstanding leadership and medical achievements.
The 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award is being presented to Dr. Bou. This award is given to physicians who have continually improved the level of patient care, whose professional body of work has served to elevate their profession and who, through personal example, have earned the respect of their peers and the community. Dr. Bou joined the Medical Staff at Orange Regional’s Arden Hill Campus in December 1980. Dr. Bou received his medical degree from Pusan National University College of Medicine and trained in Orthopedics at Kyung-Hee University Hospital in South Korea. He also served as a Medical Officer in the Korean Navy and was honorably discharged after four years. After relocating to the United States in 1975, Dr. Bou completed his internship at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, New York and finished his Anesthesiology residency at Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Bou is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is well known for his unwavering commitment to Orange Regional and his patients.
Dr. Spencer is the recipient of the 2013 Leadership Award. This award recognizes involvement in the development of new or enhanced medical programs, promotion of staff education within the physician’s field and professional excellence. In July 1996, she joined the Medical Staff at Orange Regional’s Horton Campus where she eventually served as Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology from September 2007 to December 2012. Dr. Spencer also served as Medical Director of Gynecology Robotic Surgery at Orange Regional. She was a member of the Credentials Committee from 2002 to 2009 and served on the Medical Executive Committee from 2007 to 2012. Dr. Spencer earned her medical degree from the University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed her residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas where she served as Executive Chief Resident, Staff Physician and Director of Reproductive Endocrinology. She joined Crystal Run Healthcare in 2002 and was the Division Leader of Women’s Health and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
“The physicians we’re honoring embody the values of Orange Regional. They are wholly committed to excellence and our mission to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional care,” says Chairman, Orange Regional’s Board of Directors Rolland B. Peacock, III.
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Orange Regional Medical Center is a member of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System.