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Joseph Gawler’s Sons, LLC

5130 Wisconsin Ave Nw, Washington, DC

OBITUARY

George Nicholas Polis MD

March 28, 1929September 16, 2019
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Of Bethesda, MD passed away peacefully on September 16, 2019. Dr. Polis graduated from Roosevelt H.S., Georgetown University, and University of Maryland Medical School. He served his country in the U.S. Navy as a lieutenant. He was in private practice for 53 years, and worked for the FBI, CIA, and State Department. Dr. Polis also served as the medical director at Ingleside at Rock Creek Nursing Home, assistant medical director at Knollwood Nursing Home, and on the medical staff at Sibley Hospital for 25 years as Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, earning the honorable Sibley Chair Award. He met his wife, Angela, and they were married in 1961. They had 4 wonderful children, Nicholas G. Polis, M.D. (Ruth), Karen G. Polis, Esq., LGSW, John G. Polis (Stephanie), and James G. Polis (Suzanne). Dr. Polis leaves 8 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson, and many nieces, nephews, and God-children. Everlasting be his memory. A visitation will take place on Friday September 20, 2019 at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 2815 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, with a funeral service to follow. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral

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Services

  • Visitation Friday, September 20, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 20, 2019

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Andriana Kalapothakos

September 18, 2019

May Dr. Polis' memory be eternal. I will always remember him as a very dedicated and caring physician as he took care of our family for many, many years. A great doctor and also member of the Community. My sincere condolences to his entire family.

Dr. Andriana Kalapothakos

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