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Suburban Hospital Patient Care/GI Tech Wins 2013 EndoNurse Magazine MVP Award
Contact: Sean Liphard
; 301-896-3612 ; rliphar1@suburbanhospital.org

John Kleinguenther (seated) celebrates with his Suburban Hospital colleagues.
Bethesda, Md., (August 27, 2013) – Suburban Hospital’s Patient Care/GI Tech John Kleinguenther was recently named the first place winner of EndoNurse magazine’s 2013 Most Valuable Professional.

Kleinguenther, a Laytonsville resident, has worked at Suburban Hospital for 18 years, with eight of those years in endoscopy.

“John has a very strong work ethic,” said Karen Carlson, nursing director of endoscopy and minor procedures at Suburban Hospital. “He stays late and comes in early to meet the needs of the patient and the department. He is well respected by the physicians and staff on the unit and possesses an invaluable amount of knowledge in the endoscopy field.”

John will receive a gift card, a certificate and will be highlighted with the other winners in a special October/November issue of EndoNurse magazine. His bio and photograph are currently featured on the magazine’s website at endonurse.com. Voting for the award took place online during the summer.

About Suburban Hospital
Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a not-for-profit, community-based hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, that has served Montgomery County and the surrounding area for almost 70 years. Suburban Hospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health.

About EndoNurse
EndoNurse provides the practical information and updated protocol professionals need in hospitals and freestanding facilities. Since 2001, EndoNurse has been the industry’s leading resource covering trends, disorders, products and procedures for endoscopy professionals. EndoNurse’s magazine, website and e-newsletters deliver relevant and timely information allowing endoscopy professionals to stay on the cutting edge of their profession.


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