Durham, NC – Forty-three physicians affiliated with Durham Regional Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® list for 2013. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
“We are extremely proud of our expert physicians at Durham Regional,” says Barbara Griffith, MD, chief medical officer. “Their dedication and compassion to improving the lives of patients is remarkable. We couldn’t achieve success as a hospital without them.”
The highly regarded Best Doctors in America list, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., results from exhaustive polling of over 47,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in 45 specialties and over 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s List. In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results, and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.
The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America® database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. Durham Regional’s group of experts listed in the database includes world-class specialists in orthopaedic surgery, cardiovascular disease and obstetrics and gynecology.