Stephanie Bankert, R.N., and Sarva Girdhar, M.D., receive awards for their outstanding patient care

Stephanie Bankert, R.N., manager of the critical care unit, and Sarva Girdhar, M.D., wound care, were recently presented with awards for their exceptional patient care.  

A team member for 21 years, Bankert was presented with June’s DAISY Nurse Leader Award for her exceptional skills as a leader and her outstanding bedside manner with patients on her unit.

“Stephanie values our thoughts and opinions and encourages us to make self-care a priority,” said wrote one team member in her nomination letter.

“Stephanie is not only an invaluable resource to our unit, she is also a caring leader who consistently demonstrates excellence when it comes to patient care,” wrote another team member in her nomination.

Affiliated with Carroll Hospital for 36 years, Dr. Girdhar received June’s Physician of the Month Award for his compassionate patient care and outstanding efforts in educating patients about their wounds.

“Dr. Girdhar is an exceptional physician who provides outstanding care and goes above and beyond for all our wound care patients. He a strong leader who is consistently willing to step in to assist others whenever needed,” said Mark Olszyk, chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs at Carroll Hospital.

Community members and hospital employees are encouraged to nominate a hospital team member who has demonstrated a special dedication and devotion to his/her job in a variety of ways. For more information on how to nominate a Carroll Hospital team member, contact the Human Resources Department at 410-871-6833 or visit lifebridgehealth.org/recognition. 
Carroll Hospital, a LifeBridge Health Center, is a nonprofit, acute care facility offering the latest in medical technology, experienced medical professionals in a variety of specialties and a continuum of programs and services to meet the needs of the community. 
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Pictured right: From left to right are Garrett Hoover, president of Carroll Hospital; June DAISY Nurse Leader Award recipient, Stephanie Bankert, R.N.; and Leigh Chapman, vice president of patient care services and chief nurse officer at Carroll Hospital.

Pictured left: June Physician of the Month, Sarva Girdhar, M.D., wound care.
CONTACT: Simone Lindsay, 410-871-7121