Dr. Joseph Blonski Honored with Excellence Award
Joseph Blonski, MD, a family medicine physician at CentraCare Family Health Center, was honored Feb. 5 with the St. Cloud Hospital Physician of Excellence award.
Those who nominated Dr. Blonski for this award characterize him as committed to his patients and a humble mentor. Dr. Blonski played a key role in developing Project H.E.A.L., a program that reaches out to underserved people throughout the communities of St. Cloud, Melrose, Long Prairie and Sauk Centre. He was the first faculty member hired for the residency program and has remained committed to the growth of quality and production of excellent family physicians throughout the program’s life. Dr. Blonski is an exceptional role model. He is well respected by colleagues, staff, patients and their families. He is hardworking and shows integrity with everything he does.
The Physician of Excellence award was created for physicians, nurses and other staff to recognize a St. Cloud Hospital Medical Staff member who has an exemplary work ethic and lives the healing mission of the St. Cloud Hospital, providing Care Above All.