Winston-Salem, NC — Piedmont Triad Anesthesia (PTA) has been named as a 2012 PRC Four-Star Excellence Award recipient for excellence in anesthesia services at Forsyth Medical Center. As a provider of anesthesia services for Forsyth Medical Center, PTA has the distinction of being named a National Top Performer, achieving a national overall “excellent” score in the top 25 percent among hospitals as surveyed by Professional Research Consultants (PRC). PTA at Forsyth Medical Center received the Four-Star Excellence Award from PRC’s medical staff perception research of health care facilities nationwide.

“We are honored to receive national recognition for our commitment to excellent customer service. It is very rewarding to know that our medical staff colleagues trust us to consistently provide extraordinary service,” said Joseph Middleton, M.D., president of PTA. “Our care team of anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and support staff members work together to deliver personalized, safe and caring service for all of our patients.”

Piedmont Triad Anesthesia, P.A., an independent professional association that is comprised of board certified anesthesiologists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, provides outstanding anesthesia care delivered with clinical expertise, compassion, respect and understanding.