Dr. William H. Kinnard, Honored Recipient of TGMC Golden Stethoscope Award

Rhonda Alfred


Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) announced Dr. William H. Kinnard as the recipient of the Golden Stethoscope Award.

The prominent Golden Stethoscope Award publicly recognizes a TGMC physician for his or her exceptional level of professionalism, integrity, and teamwork in caring for patients and families, as well as interacting with hospital staff members and other physicians. Nominations can be made by physicians, employees, patients, and volunteers and recognizes two physicians a year.

“It is an honor to announce Dr. William H. Kinnard as a recipient of the Golden Stethoscope Award. For over 30 years, he has provided outstanding orthopedic care to patients in our community,” says Phyllis Peoples, president and CEO. “Dr. William Kinnard’s commitment to his patients and his practice has helped establish TGMC as being a leader in orthopedics. It is a true privilege to present him with this recognition.”

Dr. Kinnard has been caring for patients with TGMC since 1983 and has practiced orthopedic surgery with Gulf Coast Orthopedics in Houma, LA since 1984. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Louisiana Orthopedic Association, Terrebonne Parish Medical Society and the Louisiana State Medical Association.

Throughout his career, Dr. Kinnard has performed countless surgeries using the latest minimally-invasive techniques and procedures. He consistently performs quality care with excellent results, and his outstanding performance helped TGMC receive the 2016 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics.


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