Terrebonne General Health System Announces Dr. Hector Linares as Golden Stethoscope Recipient
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- Written By: Jenna Haydel
Houma, LA -- Terrebonne General Health System announced Dr. Hector A. Linares, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation, as the recipient of the Golden Stethoscope Award.
The prominent Golden Stethoscope Award publicly recognizes a Terrebonne General physician for their 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. Two physicians a year are recognized with this award.
Dr. Linares has been the Director of Rehabilitation Services at Terrebonne General for 32 years. He completed Medical School at Universidad De El Salvador in 1979 and completed his residency and internship at LSU New Orleans. He has lifetime board certification through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Linares served on several leadership committees including the Medical Staff Performance Improvement Committee, and Medical Executive Committee. He also served as Chief of Staff from 2009-2010 and Vice Chief of Staff from 2007-2008.
“This is a surprise and an honor to be recognized for this award. I appreciate the medical staff and the hospital for this recognition,” said Dr. Linares.