Physicians Recognized at Genesis

Genesis HealthCare System recently recognized physicians for living the Genesis values of compassion and excellence daily. Physicians were nominated by staff, and a committee chose four of the nominees. This year’s recipients and their categories are: Compassion - Yahya Bakdalieh, M.D., Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehab; Shyamal R. Bastola, M.D., Cancer Care and Hematology/Oncology; and Andrew Chernick, M.D., Gastroenterology; Excellence - Rachel L. DeMita, M.D., Infectious Disease. To learn more about the medical staff at Genesis, log on to



About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated health care delivery system based in Zanesville, Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region.


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