Donna Holscher, MD Receives Highest Honor from St. Elizabeth Community Hospital

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital is proud to announce Donna Holscher, MD as the 2011 recipient of the Values in Action Physician of the Year Award, the highest honor in the Catholic Healthcare West system.  This award brings special distinction as the selection is based on nominations from employees, board members, fellow physicians, volunteers and Sisters of Mercy. Based on these nominations, a selection committee chooses a physician who exemplifies the values of the organization, is active in leadership and who exhibits excellent clinical knowledge and skills.

Dr. Holscher was presented the honor at the annual St. Elizabeth Community Hospital Employee, Physician and Volunteer Christmas Dinner earlier this month.  Dr. Holscher graduated from UC Irvine and was board certified in 1987. She has been a family practice physician with Lassen Medical Group of Cottonwood for the last 8 years.  She and her husband are raising their three sons and enjoy supporting their various educational and sporting events including soccer.  Dr. Holscher is fluent in Spanish and has provided medical services to Mexico, Nicaragua, The Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica.  Comments from the nominations include;

  • Dr. Holscher is one of the most compassionate and caring physicians I’ve seen.  She goes above and beyond when caring for her patients.
  • Dr. Holscher provides excellent care while ensuring that the appropriate resources are being used.  She communicates with her patients in a very straight forward and clear manner. 
  • St. Elizabeth has a treasure in this physician!

Dr. Holscher is located at the Lassen Medical Group Cottonwood office at 20833 Long Branch Rd. 530.347.3418 or by logging on to

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5 Responses

  1. Avatar Sara S says:

    Congratulations, Donna! What an honor. I'm proud to know you!

  2. Avatar Phoebe Holscher says:

    Congratulations Donna! What a wonderful acknowledgement for the dedicated work you do! I'm so lucky to have you as my built-in personal physician! !:) Love Phoeb

  3. Avatar Barbara Cross says:

    Congratulations, Donna!

    It is gratifying to have special people recognized for their Contributions to society!

    We're proud to know you!!!!

    Barbara & Bob

  4. Avatar Anne Valenzuela-Smit says:

    Congratulations Dr. Donna. A more kind, compasionate, loving, and dedicated doctor would be hard to find. We are all so proud of you and so grateful you have received the recognition of your peers and colleagues. God bless and keep you!

  5. Avatar Matt Holscher says:

    Congratulations. You are a unique blend of heart and brains and the whole family is proud of you. You are a great role model for my kids. God Bless, mh