Friday, November 06, 2009 - David Lessen, MD, and Selwyn Waterton, MD, Named Most Valuable Physicians at NBMC

Deerfield Beach, FL - Every quarter, Broward Health North Broward Medical Center recognizes two outstanding doctors as Most Valuable Physicians (MVP). This quarter’s MVP recipients are David Lessen, MD, and Selwyn Waterton, MD.

“We are honored to present the MVP award to these two very deserving physicians,” said Pauline Grant, CEO of North Broward Medical Center. “Their commitment to providing quality care and compassion to patients make them a valuable asset to our family here at North Broward Medical Center.”

Dr. Lessen has been a Hematology/Oncology physician at North Broward Medical Center since 2005. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia before earning a medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel. He completed both an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, NY. His nominations praised his dedication to putting the patient first and always going the extra mile to ensure their needs are met.

Dr. Waterton joined North Broward Medical Center as an Emergency Medicine physician in 2008. He received his undergraduate degree from Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. He earned an M.D. from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC where he also completed his residency. His nominations spoke of him as patient, reliable and a true team player.

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NBMC CEO Pauline Grant with Dr. David Lessen.

NBMC CEO Pauline Grant with Dr. Selwyn Waterton.