PSH Practitioner, Robert A. Kayal named Physician of the Year Finalist

Healthcare Heroes, Dr. Kayal
NJBIZ Honors New Jersey’s Healthcare Heroes

Dr. Robert A Kayal, MD has been named a finalist in the Physician of the Year category in the 2011 NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes awards program. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, is sponsored by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey Hospital Association, and WithumSmith+Brown, PC.

The Healthcare Heroes awards program recognizes excellence and innovation and honors individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. Finalists were selected in eleven categories: Corporate Achievement, Education Hero-Individual, Education Hero-Organization, Hospital of the Year, Innovation Hero-Individual, Innovation Hero-Organization, Nurse of the Year, Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility of the Year, Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Center of the Year, Physician of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

Finalists and winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges including: Donald J. Cinotti, MD, Medical Society of NJ; David Knowlton, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and D.N. Lombardi, Ph.D., USMC®.

The Healthcare Heroes awards finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category will be announced during a breakfast awards ceremony on June 21, 2011 at the Palace in Somerset Park in Somerset, New Jersey.

For more information about the NJBIZ Healthcare Heroes awards program or to register for the event, please visit or contact Sarah Spangler via e-mail at or by phone at (732) 246-5713.


About Kayal Orthopaedic Center: Founded by Dr. Robert A. Kayal, MD, FAAOS, Kayal Orthopaedic Center, PC is a regional leader and pioneer in minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery, sports medicine & arthroscopy, joint replacement surgery, platelet rich plasma injection therapy (PRP), hip arthroscopy and the management of foot & ankle disorders. Serving NJ patients at state-of-the-art locations in Franklin Lakes and Ridgewood, Kayal Orthopaedic’s surgical team is known for its customized, progressive approach to each patient’s orthopaedic health.