Shore Medical Center is proud to announce that Dr. Christopher Lucasti of Longport has been chosen as the Physician of the Year for 2020.
A member of the Shore Medical staff since 1991, Dr. Lucasti is the vice-president of the medical staff and a member of the Medical Executive Committee.
He is the Infectious Disease Specialist and Epidemiologist, Division Chief of Infectious Disease and he is chair, co-chair or member of multiple committees.
Shore Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jeanne Rowe said Dr. Lucasti’s contributions to the hospital in the furtherance of high quality and safe patient care at Shore Medical Center are numerous and sustaining.
“He is a doctor’s doctor and his colleagues can count on him to not only provide keen expertise in consultative advice in the care of their patients but also to be there as an advising colleague, physician and friend.
Dr. Lucasti exemplifies three important qualities of a leader: being amiable, available and able. During this COVID-19 crisis, his leadership is pivotal and we at Shore are so grateful for his presence and responsiveness to each and every situation, question and communication.”
Melissa Szarzynski, Infection Control Manager here at Shore echoes the praise for Dr. Lucasti. “When it comes to infection control, Dr. Lucasti is brilliant and always makes himself available for our team’s questions. He has excellent documentation skills that assist in the care of patients and reporting to regulatory agencies.
Dr. Lucasti was honored by Shore senior leadership and staff Tuesday, Sept. 15 at the hospital.