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Dawn Lambrecht, MD, Named May 2011 Patient-Focused Physician
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Port Huron, MI...Dawn Lambrecht, MD, was named the May 2011 St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month. The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month award highlights a physician's commitment to working collaboratively to promote patient and community health through clinical excellence and patient-focused care. Physicians honored with this award must also be one whom St. Joseph Mercy Hospital staff and volunteers would recommend to family and friends in the community.

As a primary care specialist, Dr. Lambrecht of Mercy Family Care - Marysville, provides care and treatment to individuals from birth through the senior years. She was nominated for her ability to form the important patient/physician relationship with individuals of all ages.
"Dr. Lambrecht was terrific at listening to my 14-year-old daughter and encouraging her to speak up for herself regarding her medical concerns," comments her nominator. "She was able to ease my daughter's anxiety and provide positive reinforcement to boost her confidence. She also listened to me, as her mom, and really tuned into what I was saying to help my daughter. I would recommend Dr. Lambrecht to family and friends because she was able to quickly form a relationship with my daughter, and because she is was compassionate, listened carefully and truly cared for my daughter in an uncomfortable, first time situation."

"Dr. Lambrecht is a terrific asset to our health care community," states Peter Karadjoff, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH) President and CEO. "Her outstanding performance has been noted by those who work most closely with her and has been highlighted through her nomination. I wish to extend my sincere appreciation to Dr. Lambrecht for elevating the health status of our community through her work and dedication to the patients at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital."

"Forming strong patient/physician relationships is key to providing quality health care," comments Dawn Lambrecht, MD. "It is a privilege to be the chosen physician by a patient, and an honor to be presented with the Patient-Focused Physician Award."

The St. Joseph Mercy Patient-Focused Physician of the Month is designed to highlight outstanding collaboration between our physician community and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital patient care and volunteer staff. Nominations are accepted from all staff and volunteers, and are blinded and reviewed by a Nominations Review Committee. The award is presented monthly to a physician on staff at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital.

To find a St. Joseph Mercy Hospital physician near you, visit SJMPH online at:; or call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME.

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St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH)
Founded in 1954 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, MI, is a 119-bed acute care, community-based hospital providing adult medical/surgical services; emergency care; cancer care; cardiac care; inpatient rehabilitation services, including stroke care; orthopedics and joint replacement; and a vast number of other outpatient testing, health, and medical services. As a not-for-profit hospital, SJMPH reinvests all profits back into the communities we serve, while providing patients with the utmost compassion and care. SJMPH was recently awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission and was provided the "Gold Seal of Approval". SJMPH's cancer program was named "best in cancer care" and was the first hospital in St. Clair County to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons [2008]. St. Joseph Mercy is only the second hospital in the state of Michigan to offer access to partial knee robotic surgery and is the only hospital in the entire Thumb region to provide specialized services for seniors in need of emergency department treatment. SJMPH is located in St. Clair County and the Thumb Region, northeast of Detroit, Michigan. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is a member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. For more information, visit:

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