Riddle Hospital honors Dr. Hassan Vakil with portrait dedication


Hassan Vakil, MD, who has been a member of the Riddle family for approximately four decades, was honored for his 30-year tenure as Chair of Riddle’s Division of Surgery during an unveiling of his portrait in Riddle Hospital’s History Hallway on July 25, 2016.


Dr. Vakil joined Riddle’s medical staff in 1972 as a General and Thoracic Surgeon and by 1981 was elected to Chairman of the Division of Surgery, where he served for 30 years, retiring from that position in 2011.  He has continued to maintain a full schedule of surgeries. A member of The American College of Surgeons, he also serves on The Riddle HealthCare Foundation Board and was named Main Line Today’s Top Doctor for several years.

In photo: Gary Perecko, Riddle Hospital President; Dr. Pat Ross, Main Line Health Chief of Surgery;  Dr. Hassan Vakil; Dr. Helen Wolfson; Dr. David Thomas, Riddle Hospital, Medical Staff President; Dr. Ron Anderson, Main Line Health Board of Governors.

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