Surgeon honored with Physician of the Year Mission Award

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Dr. Scott Newbold has been recognized for exceptional surgical skills and his compassion for the Walla Walla community during Adventist Health's annual Physician Leadership Symposium in Sacramento, Calif.

Newbold, a general surgeon at Walla Walla General Hospital since 1991, was among 15 doctors who received the first-ever Physician of the Year Mission Award, presented at a dinner and recognition ceremony.

Newbold was selected by his fellow physicians for his dedication to the mission of Walla Walla General Hospital and his care for others, according to a press release.

The surgeon has served as Chief of Staff and is also a member of the hospital's governing board.

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