Surgeon honored with Physician of the Year Mission Award


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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