December 7, 2009


COLUMBIA, Tenn.— Deborah Goldsmith, M.D., an infectious disease specialist, was named Maury Regional Medical Center’s Physician of the Year at the annual meeting of the medical staff on December 1. This award is presented annually to the physician who best represents his or her profession and the mission, vision and values of the medical center.

“Dr. Goldsmith’s expertise, dedication and leadership are invaluable to Maury Regional Medical Center. She is very deserving of this award,” said CEO Robert Otwell. 

Dr. Goldsmith has been on the medical staff since 2003 and is involved in the infection control, critical care, ethics, and pharmacy and therapeutics committees. She is one of the physicians at the Maury Regional Wound Center and works with the medical center’s Employee Health Department. Dr. Goldsmith has been a part of several quality initiatives at Maury Regional and is also a part of the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Pandemic Preparedness Team.

“Dr. Goldsmith has been a tremendous addition to the medical staff at Maury Regional. She provides care to patients with a broad spectrum of conditions and plays a vital role in the hospital’s continuous improvement efforts,” said Chief of Staff Jeff Adams, M.D.

Dr. Goldsmith received her medical degree from the University of Colorado in Denver. She completed a residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and a fellowship in infectious disease from the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Tucson. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease.