PRLog - Jan. 22, 2013 - HAMMOND, La. -- Radiologist J.P. Miller, MD, has been selected as North Oaks Health System’s Physician of the Year for 2012. The award recognizes exceptional dedication to people, service, leadership, continuous improvement in patient care and community involvement.
Radiologist JP Miller, MD--North Oaks Health System's 2012 Physician of the Year
Each year, the Medical Executive Committees for North Oaks Medical Center and North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital accept Physician of the Year nominations from North Oaks employees, volunteers and physicians.
Nominations described Dr. Miller as an excellent physician and patient advocate. He also was commended for his communication skills and leadership contributions to the medical staff and communities served.
Dr. Miller has practiced at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond since April 1983. He earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and completed an internship at Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Following a residency in Diagnostic Radiology, he completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology and Imaging, both at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Dr. Miller is certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology.
He has served in numerous physician leadership roles at North Oaks, most recently as a member of the Professional Peer Evaluation Committee for 2012 and as Chief of Staff for North Oaks Medical Center in 2011 and 1985. Past roles also include Chief of the Medical Executive Committee, Chairman of the Medicine Department, Chairman of Quality Assurance and member of the Bylaws and Credentials Committee and Medicine Steering Committee. For the past several years, Dr. Miller also has been actively involved in the North Oaks Heart Health Services “Change of Heart Expo” community screening event.
For more information about the North Oaks Medical Staff, visit the online Physician Directory at https://www.northoaks.org.