April 3, 2014

Unity Hospice Medical Director Honored with Health Care Award

Collinsville, Ill. – Dr. Louis Gary, MD of Collinsville, Ill. was recently honored with the Salute to Excellence in Healthcare award as part of the St. Louis American Foundation’s annual Salute to Excellence program. A medical director at Unity Hospice of Greater St. Louis and Touchette Regional Hospital’s Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Gary was selected based on his tremendous achievement both professionally and in the community.

Physician, St. Louis, Doctor, Medical Director, Emergency Medicine

The Salute to Excellence is an annual event that honors the area’s leading African-American professionals in three community-oriented divisions: Salute to Excellence in Health Care, Salute to Excellence in Education and Salute to Excellence in Business. Specifically, the Salute to Excellence in Healthcare award recognizes outstanding medical providers throughout Greater St. Louis.

“Dr. Gary has served as a medical director at Unity Hospice for over a decade,” says Gay Little, Area Administrator. “In that time, he has shown our patients, their families and our staff his passion for medicine, his unparalleled caregiving and most importantly his gracious character. We feel honored to work with such a phenomenal medical director.”

Dr. Gary is one of eight recipients of the Salute to Excellence in Healthcare award. A formal luncheon will be held to honor these medical professionals on Friday, April 25 at the Frontenac Hilton in St. Louis. For more information, visit http://www.stlamerican.com/.

Founded in 1992, Unity Hospice is a full-service hospice and palliative care company committed to providing comprehensive care, support and education to people facing a life-limiting illness. The organization offers care of the highest quality by licensed and competent staff in accordance with laws & regulations and accepted standards of practice. With the dedication to make their patients’ final days comfortable, Unity Hospice provides an interdisciplinary approach to each individual and family, in which they go above and beyond everyday to meet their needs.

If you would like more information, or to set up a consultation, please contact a member of our communications staff at: media@unityhospice.com

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