PTV to Honor C. Richard Stasney, MD as 2017 Star of Texas Healthcare Award Winner
We are excited to announce C. Richard Stasney, MD as the 2017 PTV Star of Texas Healthcare Award Winner. Dr. Stasney will accept the award at a luncheon in his honor at the PTV 2017 Investors Meeting on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
PTV previously announced Bill George, Harvard Business School Professor and former Medtronic CEO, as the Keynote Speaker.
In the ten years since its inception, the Star of Texas Healthcare Award has honored healthcare professionals and outstanding members of the Texas community for their commitment to healthcare improvement and innovation through either professional achievement or outstanding philanthropic service. Previous recipients of the Star of Texas Healthcare Award include Dr. Stephen Slade, a pioneer in the field of LASIK and refractive eye surgery; On-X Life Technologies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical heart valve replacements that was acquired by CryoLife in January 2016; Mack Brown, former coach of the Texas Longhorns football team; John Mendelsohn, MD, Past-President of the MD Anderson Cancer Center; Steven McKnight, PhD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Texas Southwestern; Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, former Commissioner of the US FDA for Medicare and Medicaid Services; Julio C. Palmaz, MD, inventor of the first commercially successful coronary stent; James T. Willerson, MD, President and Medical Director for the Texas Heart Institute; and Francisco G. Cigarroa, MD, Chancellor of the University of Texas System.
Dr. C. Richard Stasney serves as the deputy chief of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Service at Houston Methodist Hospital and as president of the Medical Staff. He is also the chairman of the Center for Performing Arts Medicine, where he has an endowed chair in his name and is a Clinical Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Weill Cornell Medical College.
After completing his residency in Otolaryngology/Head Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Stasney founded the Texas Voice Center. As the director, Dr. Stasney specializes in the medical and surgical care of voice problems and was recently recognized by Billboard Magazine as one of the foremost experts in the country.
Dr. Stasney has received numerous awards for his professional work including the Certificate of Honor from the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He has been named one of America’s Top Doctors, Texas Super Doctors, and America’s Top Physicians by various publications and has served on the Board of Covenant House of Houston, The Salvation Army and The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.