SHELTON, Conn. – Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Klauser, of Shelton, recently was honored as "Physician of the Year" at Griffin Hospital’s 30th Annual Nurses Week luncheon.
The award is based on voting by the hospital’s nursing staff. In nominating Klauser, Griffin nurses admired and appreciated his genuinely kind and caring approach to patients and hospital staff, his excellent judgement and skill and how he always does the right thing for his patients, including taking the time to answer questions and concerns.
“Dr. Klauser is thorough, attentive and professional at all times, and is a true team player who makes himself available to his patients and the staff,” said Dr. Frederick Browne, vice president of medical affairs, in presenting the award. “I personally feel this is a spotlight on an already integral surgical service at the hospital and Dr. Klauser represents one of many excellent orthopedic surgeons we have here.”
Klauser is a member of Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists and specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip. Griffin Hospital is in Derby.