60 BWH Physicians Were Named as Top Doctors in 22 Specialties
With 60 doctors named to Boston Magazine’s list of Top Doctors in the City, BWH comprised 35 percent of the entire list. BWH doctors were named in 22 out of 23 fields of medicine and were prominently ranked in Autoimmune Disease, Neurology, Infertility, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Rheumatology and Sports Medicine.
“The issue reflected BWH’s dominance of in all major aspects of our tripartite mission,” commented Martin Samuels, MD, chair, Department of Neurology and one of five members of the Department highlighted in the Boston Magazine article which included the list of Top Doctors. “I am particularly proud of my colleagues and our continued leadership and commitment to excellence in patient care, research and education,” he added.
In addition to the listing of Top Doctors, Boston Magazine’s “City of Hope” article profiled five specialists who are “not simply making breakthroughs in curing diseases, but leading the race.” Dennis Selkoe, MD, co-director of BWH’s Center for Neurologic Diseases in the Department of Neurology, appeared on the cover of the magazine along with a story about his hunt to pinpoint the cause of Alzheimer’s Disease. Inside, Paul Ridker, MD, of BWH’s Division of Cardiology, was featured in an article that highlighted his research in the area of C-reactive proteins and their link to heart disease. Selkoe, Ridker and hundreds of other physicians and researchers have given people all across the country good reason to believe the prospect of finding a cure for many of the deadliest diseases is closer.