Dr. George Skaff was a pediatrician with Visalia Medical Clinic for over 40 years
VISALIA – George Skaff, MD, was recently presented with the George Tiss Memorial Award in recognition of his service to the community and service to medicine.
Dr. Skaff, a pediatrician with Visalia Medical Clinic for more than 40 years, was nominated by Prem Kamboj, MD, in recognition of Dr. Skaff’s outstanding service to the physicians and youth of the community. He was presented with the award at the Tulare County Medical Society’s annual holiday celebration.
The award is presented each year in honor of the late Dr. Tiss, who set the example of selfless devotion to the well-being of all people in the community, and donated services to the indigent and to charitable groups for over 40 years.
“The physicians and staff of VMC are so pleased to see Dr. Skaff honored and recognized for his work,” noted Rick Strid, executive director of Visalia Medical Clinic, an affiliate of Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation. “His expertise and his kind, caring demeanor helped calm many a nervous mom and dad. He was also known for his willingness to support new pediatricians. We were honored to have had him as a part of the VMC family for so many years.”
Visalia Medical Clinic, an affiliate of the Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation, offers the expertise of more than 60 providers. VMC also offers a lab, imaging including CT and MRI, a Sleep Disorders Center, and a Physical Therapy Department all in one location at 5400 W. Hillsdale, Visalia. Find more online at www.vmchealth.com.