Cardiologist Peter Magnusson, M.D., honored with Physician Legacy Award

Longtime Enloe cardiologist Peter Magnusson, M.D., has been named Enloe Medical Center's Physician Legacy Award winner for 2016. Each year, Enloe recognizes a member of its medical staff for exceptional service, leadership and performance in medicine and the community.

Dr. Magnusson joined Enloe's staff in 1988 and has served in many leadership roles during his almost 30-year tenure. In addition to his role in treating patients, he is the medical director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Emeritus Trustee of the Enloe Board of Trustees and is currently co-chair of the Cardiovascular Care Center Campaign.

He has been a longtime member of California State University, Chico's, Advisory Board.

One of his award nominations stated, "Dr. Magnusson is a great cardiologist who has improved the lives of many, both his patients and the community in general, by volunteering his time to improve the health status of Chico and Butte County." Another wrote, "Dr. Magnusson goes the extra mile to serve and to keep the patient informed every step of the way." Dr. Magnusson "has been a champion of excellence for as long as I have known him," added another.

Dr. Magnusson received his medical degree from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and his fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. While at Cedars-Sinai, he served on the clinical faculty staff and was assistant director of inpatient cardiology services. Dr. Magnusson also worked as a cardiologist at Kaiser-Permanente in Los Angeles.

Dr. Magnusson moved to Chico in 1988 to practice cardiology and quickly took on leadership and advisory positions to be part of the solution to drive and improve health care in the community. Dr. Magnusson and his wife, Kathryn, currently serve as volunteer co-chairs for the Enloe Foundation’s Cardiovascular Care Center Campaign committee. Dr. Magnusson is excited to be part of helping build this future center to provide life-saving cardiac services for decades to come. 

See all of the past recipients of the Physician Legacy Award.

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