Kind, compassionate and willing to share his knowledge with staff are three recurring phrases employees and medical staff members use to describe Adam Feingold, MD, FACOG, Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) 2019 Total Healing Environment Physician of the Year.
“I am truly grateful and honored for this incredible recognition from my YRMC colleagues—my work family,” said Dr. Feingold, a highly skilled Obstetrician-Gynecologist. “The work I do involves many different kinds of professionals – physicians, nurses and other clinicians – in order to fully care for the patient. To a person, every member of the YRMC team with whom I work is outstanding and ready to serve patients.”
A Teacher at Heart
An Arizona native, Dr. Feingold earned a double-major degree in Biology and Psychology from the University of Arizona, Tucson. He graduated with distinct honors in 1986.
Medical school took Dr. Feingold to Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He pursued his medical residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Dr. Feingold’s love of teaching was recognized during his residency as he was named the Teacher of the Year in 1995. He is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
After completing his medical residency, Dr. Feingold returned to his hometown of Phoenix, where he worked for Cigna Healthcare. In 1998, he left the Valley to join YRMC and put down stakes in the Quad Cities.
“It was a great honor for me to present this award to Dr. Feingold,” said John Amos, President and CEO, YRMC. “As a long-time member of our medical staff, Dr. Feingold has been with YRMC for many important milestones, including the opening of the Family Birthing Center at YRMC East in 2010. Dr. Feingold is an exceptional individual and an amazing physician. We are proud to recognize him as our 2019 Physician of the Year.”
Promoting Excellence and Earning Recognition
Dr. Feingold currently serves as medical director of the Yavapai Laborist Program, which was created to ensure a board-certified OB/GYN is always on-site at YRMC’s Family Birthing Center. He also has served as chairman of YRMC’s Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology and was a member of YRMC’s Credentialing Committee.
In 2010, Bridgeway Health Solutions of Arizona – now Arizona Complete Health –presented Dr. Feingold with the Summit Award for Obstetrics. Dr. Feingold was recognized for the high-quality obstetrical services he consistently provides members of the organization’s health plan.
Qualifying for Physician of the Year
YRMC’s Total Healing Environment Physician of the Year is selected annually by YRMC employees and medical staff and presented to a physician who:
- Provides excellent patient care.
- Is sensitive to the needs and desires of patients.
- Emulates positive relationships with employees and volunteers.
- Is respectful to all and a team player.
- Takes pride in YRMC and the community.
In his leisure time, Dr. Feingold enjoys spending time with his family as well as pursuing his hobbies, which include stand-up paddle boarding, mountain biking and hiking.