DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stuart S. Kassan, M.D., medical director of the Infusion Center of Denver and Chief Medical Officer of Multispecialty Physician Partners, was awarded with the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Paulding Phelps Award. The award is a reflection of Dr. Kassan’s outstanding contributions to the advancement of rheumatology.
The ACR recognizes leading researchers, clinicians, mentors, and other professionals exhibiting superior commitment to the advancement of the field of rheumatology with the Awards of Distinction honors. The Paulding Phelps Award is awarded to a clinical rheumatologist for outstanding service to patients, community and the practice of medicine. The award was presented at the ACR annual meeting in San Francisco on November 6, 2015, at the opening ceremony.
“I’m most honored to be recognized by my peers for this award,” said Kassan. “Infusion Center of Denver patients inspire and challenge me to do my best for them. Rheumatology research has allowed us to do just that.”
In 2013, Dr. Kassan was named “Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine” by the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. This was the highest award a clinical faculty member at CU could achieve. Dr. Kassan also received the 2013 Ruth Vincent Cunningham Award from the Arthritis Foundation.
Dr. Kassan was elected as a Master of the ACR in 2012. He currently serves as president of the Colorado Rheumatology Association and is a member of the Affiliated Societies Council of the ACR representing the State of Colorado.
About Multispecialty Physician Partners, LLC
Multispecialty Physician Partners is a subsidiary of Renal Ventures Management, LLC, providing intravenous and injectable medication in state-of-the-art outpatient clinics for patients living with chronic diseases. The physician-based infusion centers provide high quality patient care in a comfortable setting. For its physician partners, Multispecialty Physician Partners provides management expertise and staff management that centers on collaboration, quality and effectiveness.
About The American College of Rheumatology
The American College of Rheumatology is an international medical society representing over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to Advance Rheumatology! In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. For more information, visit www.rheumatology.org.