Dr. Richard P. Abben Honored as Recipient of Terrebonne General Golden Stethoscope Award
Terrebonne General Health System recognized Dr. Richard Abben, Electrophysiologist, as the recipient of the Golden Stethoscope Award.
The prominent Golden Stethoscope Award publicly recognizes a Terrebonne General physician for his or her exceptional level of professionalism, integrity and teamwork in caring for patients and families, as well as interacting with hospital staff members and other physicians. Nominations can be made by physicians, employees, patients, and volunteers and recognizes two physicians a year.
“Dr. Richard Abben is an integral part of the Cardiology program that we provide and it is an honor to present him with the Golden Stethoscope Award,” said Phyllis Peoples, Terrebonne General Health System, President and CEO. “The passion he has for his practice and patients make him a very well respected member of the Terrebonne General family.”
Dr. Abben had been a member of the Terrebonne General active medical staff for 33 years and served as Chief of Staff from 2011-2012, having previously served as Vice Chief of Staff. He has broad experience in both interventional cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology and is a lecturer, researcher, and published author in both areas.