At certain times throughout the year, various publications look to honor the best medical care based on patient choice. 

Howard County Magazine's Best 2022 Readers' Choice Poll

From June 30 – July 14, 2022, voting was held for our outstanding health services and physicians in this year's Howard County Magazine’s Best 2022 Readers’ Choice Poll. 

We were nominated this year in three categories under Health & Wellness:

  • Best Eye Care
    • University of Maryland Eye Associates
  • Best Plastic Surgeon
    • Kalpesh Vakharia, MD
  • Best Urgent Care
    • University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc. in Columbia

We appreciate your help once again to recognize the exceptional care our providers offer to patients needing immediate and specialty medical attention. 

Baltimore Sun's Best: Readers Choice Winners

Congratulations to our physicians and practices who were recognized in this year's Baltimore Sun's Best Readers' Choice Poll for the excellent care they provide to patients!

We were named "Best" winners in five categories: 

Best Urgent Care 
UM Faculty Physicians, Inc. in Columbia | 667-214-2100 (option 1) 

Best Eye/Vision Care 
University of Maryland Eye Associates | 667-214-1111 

Best Acupuncturist 
University of Maryland Orthopaedics | 410-448-6400 

Best General Practitioner 
Dr. David Stewart | 667-214-1800 

Best Pediatric Practice 
UM Pediatrics at Hanover | 410-328-5887 

And our partner, University of Maryland Medical Center, was named Best Hospital.