Dr. Bruce F. Sorensen, a neurosurgeon, has been named physician of the year at LDS Hospital, and Dr. Jeffrey L. Anderson, a cardiologist, has been named researcher of the year at the same facility.
They received their awards during the hospital's annual medical staff banquet.Dr. Gregory Schwitzer, medical director of LDS Hospital and Intermountain Health Care's urban hospitals, said, "Dr. Sorensen and Dr. Anderson have truly been pioneers in their respective fields of medicine."
Sorensen has practiced medicine at LDS Hospital for nearly 30 years and has been president of the hospital's medical staff. Anderson is well-known for his research into the causes and treatments of cardiac arrhythmias, heart attacks and heart failure.