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Abraham Knoll, MD, of Wayne’s Associates in Urology, Receives Chilton Hospital’s “Physicians We Admire” Award
03/05/2012

Dr. Abraham KnollUrologist Abraham Knoll, MD, was named the recipient of Chilton Hospital’s “Physicians We Admire” award. He has been a member of the Chilton Medical Staff for since 2006 and is a partner in Associates in Urology North Jersey, PA in Wayne.

The quarterly Physicians We Admire award was created to provide Chilton Hospital staff the opportunity to recognize physicians that embrace the organization’s five shared values on a daily basis: collaboration, ownership, excellence, compassion and innovation. The award winner is also one who leads the health care team in delivering high quality, safe, personalized patient care.

“All of our physicians play a vital role in what we do every day,” said Chilton Hospital Chief Nursing Officer Joanne Reich, RN, MA, NE-A, BC. “With this award, we celebrate and highlight one of our physicians who takes ownership in working with all staff to meet patients’ needs and who provides compassionate care each and every time to our patients and their families.”

Dr. Knoll was essential in creating Chilton’s Robot-Assisted Surgery program. Members of the Operating Room leadership team nominated him for this and numerous other reasons. Examples of comments included:

  • “He is a pleasure to work with and is always willing to take the time to answer any questions."
  • “We have all observed him treating his patients with compassion and taking time to put the patients and families at ease before surgery.”
  • “He takes the lead in the management of his patients in surgery but works collaboratively with all members of the team to assure the best care for his patients.”
  • “Dr. Knoll presents himself in a true professional manner. He represents Chilton Hospital well and his main concern is for the safety of his patients.”

About Abraham Knoll, MD:
Dr. Knoll, of Teaneck, NJ, earned his medical degree in 1999 from SUNY-Brooklyn. He completed surgical and urological residencies at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, where he also completed fellowship training in robotic and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Knoll is certified by the American Board of Urology and is an active member of national and regional medical organizations, including the American Urology Association, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, Medical Society of New Jersey, the Endourology Society, and the Society of Laproendoscopic Surgeons.

Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. It is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012. Chilton’s many services include minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery, a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, a Pain Management center, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing/Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the Mother/Baby Center, an American Diabetes Association-recognized diabetes education program and a weight loss surgery program. Chilton has recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, the Comprehensive Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.

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