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Dr. Javed Receives Third Quarter Golden Stethoscope Award

Posted on: 10/28/2009

Olean General Hospital officials presented the third quarter Golden Stethoscope Award to Muhammed Javed, M.D. at this month’s Hospital Board meeting.  

Dr. Javed a board certified nephrologist, completed medical school at Ross University in Dominica and his Residency in Internal Medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is also fellowship trained in nephrology by the SUNY Downstate Medical Center.


Dr. Javed established a practice in Olean 13 years ago. He serves as the Medical Director of the Marie Lorenz Dialysis Center at OGH and on the hospital Board. He is active in the Western New York National Kidney Foundation where he coordinates educational seminars for community physicians & screenings for people in the community with kidney disease. Additionally, he recently served as President of the Medical staff, was involved with the YMCA, and was elected Maistro for a Day via the Friends of Good Music.


He indicated that he enjoys his practice because it is challenging and satisfying as he is able to interact with patients and their families. Most rewarding is when they come to share their appreciation for the change he has made in their lives. He shared that nothing is more important to him than that.


The Golden Stethoscope Award was created to recognize physicians who exhibit exceptional levels of professionalism, integrity and teamwork in caring for OGH patients and families and in interacting with hospital staff members and other physicians.  A quarterly plaque in the hospital’s lobby features a photograph of physicians receiving the Golden Stethoscope Award.

Criteria for the award include:

·      Demonstration of extraordinary patient care

·      Caring and compassionate communication

·      Active listening skills which foster teamwork/builds special relationships with patients and staff

·      Willingness to teach/excellence in teaching

·      Responsiveness to the needs of patients, families and staff.


Other recipients of this award within the past year include: Annmarie Zimmermann, M.D., Puneet Chahal, D.P.M., David Natali, M.D. and Aaron Hill, M.D.



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