Bayhealth Physicians of the Year Oncologist Iftekhar Khan, for Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus; and Medical Hospitalist Ilyas Vahora, for Bayhealth Milford Memorial, were honored at the Medical Staff Recognition event held May 26 at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.

The awards are presented by Bayhealth’s nurses.

Khan joined Bayhealth Hematology Oncology Associates in 2002. He was nominated for his concern and understanding for each situation with patients and staff.

Vahora has been a Bayhealth hospitalist for three years, and patients and staff have benefited from his knowledge

“I have had the pleasure to work with the nursing staff especially those that work at night over the past half year. These group of people are the most compassionate, dedicated and hardworking people I have had the chance to work with,” said Vahora. “They provide me a safety net that allows me to do my job and lets me take care of our patients.”

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