Award honors doctor for excellence

A local family medicine physician was been recognized for his professionalism by Franciscan Health.

Dr. Richard Rejer is the recipient of the first quarter 2017 Healing Hands Award. He is a member of Franciscan Physician Network Southeast Family Medicine.

The award recognizes physicians for excellence in clinical skills, patient relations, research, stewardship and their reflection of Franciscan Health’s healthcare ministry, values and mission, according to a statement.

Rejer is board-certified in family medicine. He earned his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Franciscan Health.