Physician donates $2 million to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital


The $2 million donation that Bloomfield Hills physician Gerald C. Timmis has pledged to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital is being trumpeted as the largest ever given to the hospital by a physician.

For Timmis, the gesture is more than a gift. It is a love letter to his wife Dorothy, who died in 2004. The donation will honor her through the creation of the Dorothy Susan Timmis Endowed Chair of Cardiology.

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