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Radiation Oncologist Named as Physician of the Quarter

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., October 24, 2018 – Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center recognized radiation oncologist Dr. Shravan Kandula as the physician of the quarter. 

“Dr. Kandula is an exceptional example of how a doctor should treat their patients during their cancer journey. He is compassionate, empathetic and really spends the time needed with patients and their families,” a hospital employee wrote in a nomination form. “You can tell that Dr. Kandula wants the best for his patients and truly cares about the outcome of their treatment and future. He treats patients as a whole person, not just a "cancer patient", which is an extremely valuable asset in any doctor.”

“Dr. Kandula epitomizes what a truly caring doctor should be. He spends time with his patients and always makes them feel important to him. He is dedicated to providing the best possible cancer care and I tell all his patients: You could travel around the world and never find a better doctor that Dr. Kandula,” another employee wrote in a nomination form.

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center CEO Ed Noseworthy shared this sentiment as he presented Kandula with this award.

“Dr. Kandula embodies the mission of our hospital by the way he cares for our patients,” Noseworthy said. “Dr. Kandula is compassionate and dedicated to both patients and staff. He is involved with community activities, and consistently goes above and beyond in all that is asked of him. We are truly blessed to have him as part of our radiation oncology team.”

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center
Florida Hospital’s parent company, Adventist Health System, has announced that it will soon change its name to AdventHealth. Based in Altamonte Springs, Adventist Health System is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospital campuses in nine states and more than 80,000 employees. As of Jan. 2, 2019, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center will adopt the AdventHealth name and logo. This name change is not the result of a merger, acquisition or change in ownership, but part of our efforts to help consumers easily identify AdventHealth’s care locations and services. We remain steadfastly committed to delivering whole-person care for the mind, body and spirit and our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ remains the same.

Located in Daytona Beach, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has 327-beds and is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the Florida Hospital Central Florida Division - North Region. For more information about Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, visit www.floridahospitalmemorial.org.

Photo Caption:
Radiation oncologist Dr. Shravan Kandula (center, scrubs) was recognized as the physician of the quarter for Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. Pictured here, he accepts the award with the cancer center team and hospital leadership.