Dwight Im, a gynecologic oncologist and director of the Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, recently received a Patients’ Choice Award for 2011, his fourth consecutive one.
Dr. Im also received the Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award in 2010. The awards are based on patients’ online ratings compiled by MDx Medical Inc.
Dr. Im completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has completed specialized training in robotic surgery and uses the minimally invasive technique.
In 2010, Dr. Im was named the first gynecologic oncology epi-surgeon in the U.S.; he trains surgeons worldwide in this technique.
Education: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Princeton University; residency and fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Resides in: Stevenson
Daily commute: 12 miles
Recent vacation: New York City.
Hobbies: Reading, music, movies, architecture, travel.
Favorite book: “The Firm” by John Grisham
Most recently read: “Kill Shot” by Vince Flynn
Favorite food: Seafood at The Oceanaire; French pastries.
Favorite quotation: “Action is the foundational key to all success.”