Massachusetts Medical Society: Dr. Christopher Garofalo honored by Bristol North District Medical Society as 2019 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Christopher Garofalo honored by Bristol North District Medical Society as 2019 Community Clinician of the Year

Dr. Christopher GarofaloDr. Christopher Garofalo, a board-certified family medicine physician who practices in Attleboro and co-owns Family Medicine Associates of South Attleboro, P.C., has been selected as the Bristol North District Medical Society’s 2019 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing his professionalism and contributions as a physician.

Dr. Garofalo, an alternate trustee to the Bristol North District, was presented the award at the district’s annual spring meeting March 20 at the Cove Restaurant in Fall River.

He was nominated by colleague Dr. Eric Ruby, a pediatrician in Taunton.

“Chris is being honored for his service to his patients and the community and for all his busy committee work within the (Bristol North District Medical Society), all the while maintaining a busy practice, being a dedicated husband and father and always involved with his family and all their activities; not to mention a very loyal and avid Boston sports fan,” Ruby said. 

Upon being presented the award, Dr. Garofalo thanked his peers and highlighted the support of his wife, Dr. Marguerite Garofalo.

Dr. Garofalo graduated from Northeastern University Magna Cum Laude, Phi Sigma Honor Society, and received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  

A longtime active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Dr. Garofalo serves on the organization’s Committee on Administration and Management and chairs both the Committee on Sustainability of Private Practice and the MMS Southeast Caucus.

Dr. Garofalo is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is active in the American Medical Association (AMA), where his contributions include serving as an alternate Massachusetts delegate to the AMA.

He also has held previous leadership positions with Norwood Hospital and Sturdy Memorial Hospital.

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