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For Immediate Release December 19, 2016

Khalid Kurtom, MD, neurosurgeon with University of Maryland Community Medical Group – Neurosurgery, was recently recognition by the national publication, Becker’s Hospital Review, as one of 15 physicians under the age of 45 years old who have accomplished a lot early on in their careers.

The list, headlined as “15 Young Physicians to Know,” features leaders of hospital departments, entrepreneurs, and board members of professional and community organizations involved in health care. Dr. Kurtom, who was one of only two Maryland physicians included, earned the honor for his focus on minimally invasive spine and brain surgery; his membership on the Board of UM Community Medical Group; his chairmanship of two group committees focused on quality; and his recent selection as recipient of the UM Shore Regional Health’s Arthur B. Cecil, Jr. Award for Excellence.

Located online at, Becker’s Hospital Review features up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. Its content provides 18,500 health care leaders nationwide with hospital and health system news as well as best practices and legal guidance for health care decision-makers. 

Khalid Kurtom, MD