Lake Regional Health System | Thrive | Summer 2020 3 Together we thrive Physician of the year Eric McQueary, D.O., has been named Lake Regional Health System’s 2020 Physician of the Year. Dr. McQueary, a urologist, received the award April 14. The Physician of the Year award honors physicians who demonstrate professionalism, integrity, a collaborative spirit and a positive attitude. “Dr. McQueary is a gem,” one nominator wrote. “We appreciate him so much in the Outpatient department. Dr. McQueary maintains a high level of integrity and genuine interest in his patients’ lives. He is very approachable for questions and concerns and is always willing to educate the staff when needed. His patients love him. We are very blessed to have Dr. McQueary here at Lake Regional.” “Dr. McQueary is the most committed physician I have ever met,” another nominator wrote. “He goes above and beyond for every one of his patients and co-workers. He is always willing to see patients, even if his schedule is full. He is always putting his patients first. He is not only a good doctor, but a good person as well.” To keep our team members safe, our community has donated more than 6,000 masks, including N95 masks, surgical masks and hand-sewn masks. See the list of mask donors at covid19donations . Face shields for the front lines Thousands of masks donated Camdenton First Laser 3284 Robotics Team 3-D printed 250 face shields for the staff at Lake Regional, along with ear savers. The Robotics Team also provided the face shields to other lake- area medical providers and first responders and even troops stationed in Afghanistan. Extraordinary generosity Lake Regional Health System opened drive-thru testing sites for COVID-19 in Osage Beach on March 30 and in Lebanon on April 7. More than 650 tests were completed by April 30. All facilities now screen patients for temperature and symptoms before they enter. Caring for our community Learn more about Dr. McQueary at physicians . To schedule an appointment at Lake Regional Urology, call 573-302-3111 . HEALTH CARE HEROES AMONG US