LAS VEGAS – Gaurav Zirath, MD of Southwest Medical, part of Optum Care has been recognized by the STFM Foundation, a program of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
The award is in recognition of outstanding leadership potential and supports Dr. Zirath‘s attendance of the 2022 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Spring Conference, April 30 – May 4, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The award also provides him with a year of mentoring and presentations from the organization’s senior leadership as well as other opportunities and benefits. Dr Zirath was selected from a national pool along with 17 other individuals.
About Southwest Medical Associates
Southwest Medical, part of OptumCareTM, was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevada’s largest multispecialty medical group with over 400 local health care providers through Southwest Medical and OptumCare Specialty and Primary Care, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two community centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 800 providers throughout Southern Nevada.
Our full spectrum of health care services includes Southwest Medical Hospice, improving the quality of life for people experiencing a terminal illness. We bring care and comfort home to our patients through Home Health Services, Home Care Plus and Total Home Care and Palliative Care, part of the continuum of care for all stages of a person’s life. For more than four decades we have provided this experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada. From our 24-hour urgent care center to industry-leading technology such as convenient e-visits and online options like the NowClinic® telemedicine platform, Southwest Medical’s goal is to bring patients the health care they want, the way they want it.