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Dr. Luis Cuervo 2021 Physician of the Year

Carteret Health Care is pleased to announce that Dr. Luis Cuervo, Oncologist was
recognized as the 2021 Physician of the Year during a called meeting on March 29, 2021.
Harvey Case, Carteret Health Care CEO made the announcement while Dr. Cuervo was
surrounded by his peers.

“This honor is awarded to a physician who consistently achieves high standards in the
practice of medicine and is looked upon as a role model by peers” shared Harvey Case,
Carteret Health Care CEO. “It was a unanimous choice by Dr. Cuervo’s peers and
administration to recognize him for his devotion to healthcare.”

Since joining Carteret Health Care’s Cancer Center in the Fall of 2012, Dr. Cuervo has cared
for many patients who routinely share their praise and appreciation for him. Dr. Luis Cuervo
is American Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He earned his medical degree at the
University of Texas Medical Branch and completed both his Residency and Fellowship at
Scott and White Medical Center in Temple Texas. Dr. Cuervo is also a Field Surgeon in the
Army National Guard.

In addition to his patient responsibilities, Dr. Cuervo served as the Chief of Medical Staff in
2019 and Vice Chief of Medical staff in 2018 on the Carteret Health Care Board of Directors.
He continues to participate on the Tumor Board, Cancer Committee, Credentials Committee
and Medical Staff Ethics Committee.

When he is not seeing patients or volunteering on committees, he enjoys spending time
with his family.

Case concluded, “Dr. Cuervo deeply cares about his patients, the community and everyone
he works with. He displays a true example of compassion that makes physicians like him