Weekly Feature

2010-12-01 / Business

Kenmore Mercy physicians receive prestigious award

Landi Landi Kenmore Mercy Hospital Drs. Michael Landi and Jeffrey Meilman were honored with the Sister Mary Mechtilde Memorial Award, at the recent Kenmore Mercy Foundation’s Tribute to Angels.

The award, established by the foundation in 1980, recognizes outstanding individuals who have demonstrated a dedication to community service, visionary leadership and the ideals of unselfish service toward others. These qualities were exemplified by Sister Mary Mechtilde O'Connor, founder and first administrator of the hospital.

Landi is chief executive officer of Brain and Spine Medical Services, PLLC; chief of Neurological Surgery at Kenmore Mercy Hospital; and vice president of the Kenmore Mercy Foundation Board of Trustees.

He has been a leadership figure and longtime financial supporter of the foundation and has involved the Brain and Spine Center in sponsoring numerous events such as A Tribute to Angels and The Bob A. Saldanha Memorial Golf & Wine Event.

Meilman Meilman Meilman, a plastic surgeon at Kenmore Mercy, is internationally recognized and respected for his many innovative and charitable surgeries.

His Hope For Tomorrow Foundation is a charitable organization that has enabled many American and foreign patients to receive needed plastic surgery.

In addition, the Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Katherine Koessler Juhasz, and a special Lifetime Achievement Award was presented posthumously to Marty Winnert.

Koessler Juhasz serves as president of the Kenneth L. and Katherine G. Koessler Family Foundation and is a member of the Kenmore Mercy Foundation Board of Trustees.

Winnert served as president of Parkland Professional Park Corp. and was a member of the Board of Trustees for Kenmore Mercy Hospital and Kenmore Mercy Foundation.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was created to honor an individual who has been active and supportive of the foundation for many years. The presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award is a tribute to individuals whose years of unwavering spirit and determination have benefited the hospital and its community.

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