PLANTATION, Fla. – Lt. Col. Lex Mitchell, M.D., a radiologist in the United States Army practicing at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, has been honored with Envision Physician Services’ 2018 Radiology Physician of the Year Award. During its annual leadership conference, Envision Physician Services, a leading multispecialty physician group and healthcare service team, presents the award to a radiologist who is deemed by peers as a leader in the industry.
“It is an honor to be able to care for patients and study a field of medicine I am truly passionate about,” Dr. Mitchell said. “I want to share that excitement and knowledge with my colleagues, and in particular, help those who are beginning their careers foster both their clinical and leadership skills.” We have a responsibility to continue improving best practices and advancing the delivery of quality, patient-centered care.”
"Whether in his position as a part-time radiologist or full-time neuroradiologist in the U.S. Military, he leads by example and is truly invested in his colleagues’ success,” said Maria Rodriguez, M.D., President of Radiology Services for Envision Physician Services. “We value Dr. Mitchell’s leadership and expertise and are fortunate to have someone like him on our team who is dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-centered care and advancing the practice of medicine.”
Dr. Mitchell’s scope of practice includes a wide range of studies. He maintains a faculty position at Stanford University Medical Center and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital in the Neuroradiology sections. In the past year, he has read more than 22,000 imaging studies, published a peer-reviewed paper, presented multiple talks at regional and national professional meetings, moderated scientific paper sessions and served as senior author on seven scientific posters.
Dr. Mitchell was presented with the award during the Envision Physician Services 2018 Annual Leadership Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada, in November. In addition to recognizing a radiologist, Envision Physician Services honors leading physicians in anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, surgery and women’s and children’s services.
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Envision Physician Services is a leading multispecialty physician group and healthcare service team specializing in anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, radiology, surgical services and women’s and children’s health services. Its clinical leadership guides evidence-based practices to deliver integrated, cost-effective care and improve patient outcomes. Envision Physician Services partners with facilities in 45 states and the District of Columbia and employs or contracts more than 25,000 clinicians. To learn more about Envision Physician Services, a division of Envision Healthcare Corporation, visit www.EnvisionPhysicianServices.com.