Kulkarni recognized with Extra Mile Award

(Calhoun, Ga.) -- Kailash Kulkarni, MD, was recently awarded Gordon Hospital’s prestigious Extra Mile Award.

This special award was created by members of the hospital’s Employee Engagement Committee to recognize employees who go above and beyond the call of duty on a regular basis. It is awarded monthly to deserving employees selected by the hospital’s directors.

Dr. Kulkarni, assistant chief hospitalist at Gordon Hospital, was nominated by the case management team with the following words: “Dr. Kulkarni always goes the extra mile for patients and staff. He has taken his own money in order to help patients with their needs, which has happened several times. We have seen Dr. Kulkarni gown up to deliver food trays to isolation patients and perform various acts of kindness and selflessness for both patients and staff. We are blessed to have him at Gordon Hospital.”

Dr. Kulkarni received his medical degree from Government Medical College in Surat, India, and completed his residency at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Kulkarni is board-certified in internal medicine and has been a member of the Gordon Hospital medical staff since 2011.

About Gordon Hospital

Founded in 1935, Gordon Hospital is proud to be a member of Adventist Health System. With 45 hospital campuses and more than 8,300 licensed beds in nine states, Adventist Health System is a faith-based healthcare organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety, and patient satisfaction, Adventist Health System’s more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of every patient. Each Adventist Health System facility operates independently in delivering care and services to best meet the needs of the local communities they serve. While each entity is unique, all remain united in one mission of extending the healing ministry of Christ.