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November 15, 2012
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Family physician recognition goes to doctor from family of physicians

It's a family matter, medically speaking.

Dr. C. Brian Sonderegger of Carson City, whose family tradition is practicing medicine, was named Northern Nevada Family Physician of the Year for 2012 by the Nevada Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Sonderegger's father, who died last July at age 100, was Dr. Morris "Sandy" Sonderegger. His son, Justin, just completed his residency and does emergency medicine at Northern Nevada Medical Center in Sparks. You hear quiet pride as he talks of his father, son and award.

"It's a great honor to be recognized by the people who do the same thing you do," …

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