Chariton Leader, June 17, 2014
Bill Howes, Associate Editor
Dr. Phillip Sundquist, M.D. of Chariton has been named as a Leading Physician of the World and Top obstetrician and gynecologist in Chariton by The International Obstetricians and Gynecologists. As a result of receiving this award. Dr. Sundquist has qualified for inclusion in the 2013-2014 edition of the Leading Physicians of the World, which is an annual list of recognition of top physicians.
Dr. Sundquist, 46, was notified this past February that he was nominated for the award and he received a certificate and glass trophy for it in May. He doesn't know who nominated him for the award. Approximately one in 1,000 physicians receive the award every year in the United States.
Dr. Sundquist owns and runs his own clinic, Red Haw Family Medical Center, in Chariton. He does family practice and OB/GYN Fellowship. Of the OB/GYN, he does primarily obstetrics and some gynecology. He has practiced in Chariton for seven years and has ran his own clinic here since September 2010.
Dr. Sundquist received the award based on providing excellent obstetrical care to Chariton women. he said the officials in charge of the award reviewed his records and charts and determined he was worthy of it.