Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Neurologists Listed in Best Doctors in America
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – December 2, 2010 – The 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® database includes 293 physicians from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a 36.9 percent increase from the 2010-2011 list.
Wake Forest Baptist physicians account for 92 percent of those listed as Best Doctors in Forsyth County. Of the doctors listed in both Forsyth and Guilford counties, 77 percent are from Wake Forest Baptist. These include 69 pediatric specialists at Brenner Children’s Hospital, part of Wake Forest Baptist. More than 1,600 North Carolina physicians are listed on the 2011-2012 Best Doctors list.
"We are extremely proud of all our physicians," said Russell Howerton, chief medical officer of Wake Forest Baptist."We are particularly appreciative that so many have been recognized by their colleagues as Best Doctors in America. The number of our physicians listed in this esteemed database continues to increase every year, highlighting our commitment to excellence."
Best Doctors has built a database of more than 45,000 of the best physicians in America. It develops the list by a peer survey that asks: “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?”
The survey takes place every two years and is completed by physicians included in the Best Doctors database. Specialists complete ballots on other doctors in their own and related specialties.
Best Doctors Inc. was founded in 1989 by physicians affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Their goal was to provide greater access to dependable, high quality medical information and care for individuals with serious illness and injuries. Best Doctors is a resource for patients, families and physicians seeking expert medical resources and guidance to treat illnesses and injuries of all kinds.
Wake Forest Baptist physicians included in the Best Doctors in America database are:
Neurology: Jane G. Boggs, Allison Brashear, James B. Caress, Michael S. Cartwright, Ihtsham Haq, Annette Grefe, David S. Lefkowitz, Cormac A. O'Donovan, Patrick S. Reynolds, Mustafa S. Siddiqui, Charles H. Tegeler IV and Francis O. Walker.