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OB/GYN Dr. Thomas Alderson awarded American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ highest honor

Published on Friday, June 29, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich.—Dr. Thomas Alderson, an OB/GYN with McLaren Macomb, has been awarded the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. This is the highest honor awarded by the women’s health organization, whose commitment is to provide for women’s physical, mental and emotional health.


Dr. Thomas Alderson 

Dr. Alderson was president of the organization for the 2014-2015 term. He joined the ACOOG while in medical school and has remained a member for the entirety of his 40-year career.

“I have aligned my career with the purpose of this organization – a dedication to the members of our College and to the educational aspect of our residency programs,” Dr. Alderson said. “To receive recognition from my peers in this outstanding organization is truly an honor and a highlight of my career.”

To earn this distinction, a member has “repeatedly and unselfishly given time and effort on behalf of the College” and “continually participated in the development of students, interns and residents in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology.”

Through his office in Clinton Township, Dr. Alderson has been in practice with McLaren Macomb for more than 20 years after earning his degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

To learn more about women’s health services at McLaren Macomb, visit mclaren.org/macombwomenscare.

About McLaren Macomb:
In January 2012, Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center became McLaren Macomb.

McLaren Macomb is a 288-bed acute care hospital located in Mount Clemens, Mich. More than 400 physicians and nearly 2,000 employees work at McLaren Macomb making it one of Macomb County’s top employers. McLaren Macomb provides a full range of services, including cancer and cardiovascular care. As Macomb County’s first verified trauma center, the hospital operates the busiest emergency department in Macomb County and is also an accredited chest pain center. McLaren Macomb has a rich history of providing high quality, compassionate health care and holds a strong position in the community it serves. To learn more, visit mclaren.org/macomb or follow our blog mclaren.org/macombblog.

About McLaren Health Care

McLaren Health Care, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, is a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency. The McLaren system includes 14 hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, a 490-member employed primary and specialty care physician network, commercial and Medicaid HMOs covering more than 620,000 lives in Michigan and Indiana, home health and hospice providers, retail medical equipment showrooms, pharmacy services, and a wholly owned medical malpractice insurance company. McLaren operates Michigan’s largest network of cancer centers and providers, anchored by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of only 49 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the U.S. McLaren has 26,000 employees and more than 85,500 network providers. Its operations are housed in more than 350 facilities serving Michigan and Indiana.