Friday, February 25, 2011

Fauquier Hospital Among Top 10 in Virginia for Gastrointestinal Care in 2011

Fauquier Hospital has received an exemplary 5-Star rating for the quality of its gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries for the fourth year in a row (2008–2011) from HealthGrades, a leading independent health care ratings organization. Fauquier Hospital also achieved a 5-Star rating in the treatment of pancreatitis for the second year in a row (2010–2011). The recognition is based on the 13th annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America study, which analyzes patient outcomes at virtually all of the nation’s hospitals.

Fauquier Hospital also achieved other notable HealthGrades recognitions and awards, including being ranked 10th in Virginia for gastrointestinal services and 5th in Virginia for gastrointestinal surgery in 2011.

In addition to a superb patient care staff, Fauquier Hospital is fortunate to have talented and dedicated physicians to provide first-class medical care for its patients.

Physicians specializing in gastroenterology include:
  • Paul Arnold, M.D.
  • Felice Banson, M.D.
  • Darren Baroni, M.D.
  • Scott Choi, M.D.
  • Edward Kim, M.D.
  • Jin Park, M.D.
  • Nina Phatak, M.D.
  • Douglas Price, M.D.
  • Jonathan Shurberg, M.D.

General surgeons who perform gastrointestinal surgery are:

  • Joseph Brown, M.D.
  • Cynthia Dougherty, M.D.
  • Joseph Farr, M.D.
  • Kenneth Henson, M.D.
  • G. Benjamin Wampler, M.D.
  • John Williams, M.D.

HealthGrades’ hospital ratings and awards reflect each hospital’s record of patient outcomes, based on mortality and complications. HealthGrades rates hospitals independently based on data that hospitals submit to the federal government. To learn more about gastrointestinal care at Fauquier Hospital, go to

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