Palomar Health Physician Recognized with Leadership Award


Congratulations to Palomar Health and Arch Health Medical Group Physician Dr. Mikhail Malek who received a Leadership of the Year award from the North San Diego Business Chamber on June 27 for helping to build a church with multi-specialty recreational uses and contributing medical supplies and services to underserved populations.
Dr. Malek currently serves as Medical Director of Cardiovascular Services at both Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. He is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology, and Internal Medicine, and is a member of the American College of Cardiology, Egyptian Medical Association, California Medical Association, and San Diego County Medical Society.
Practicing medicine for more than 20 years, Dr. Malek has been selected as Palomar Health’s “Physician of the Year” and one of “America’s Top Physicians” by Consumer’s Research Council of America. He is an active community speaker and teacher on cardiovascular disease.
About Palomar Health
Palomar Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in northern San Diego County and the first California member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. It is the largest public healthcare district by area in the state, with more than 500,000 residents, and is governed by a publicly-elected board of directors. Palomar Health has several facilities serving North County, including hospitals in Escondido and Poway and a skilled nursing facility in Poway. The health system provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, cardiovascular care, emergency services, trauma, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery. For more information about Palomar Health, please visit


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