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120 Physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center Recognized As “America’s Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly

NYU Langone Medical Center today announced that 120 physicians across a full spectrum of care were recognized as top doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in its 13th edition of “America’s Top Doctors.”

Each year Castle Connolly identifies the top 1 percent of physicians in the nation, in more than 60 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,700 diseases and medical conditions. Among those recognized from NYU Langone this year include:

  • William Carroll, MD, the Julie and Edward J. Minskoff Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Oncology, and director, Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone
  • Jack Dodick, MD, professor and chair, Department of Ophthalmology 
  • Steven R. Flanagan, MD, Howard A. Rusk Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, and chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Silvia C. Formenti, MD, the Sandra and Edward H. Meyer Professor of Radiation Oncology, and chair, Department of Radiation Oncology  
  • Steven Galetta, MD, Philip K. Moskowitz, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology 
  • Aubrey C. Galloway, MD, the Seymour Cohn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery   
  • John G. Golfinos, MD, associate professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery  
  • David L. Keefe, MD, Stanley H. Kaplan Professor and chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • Herbert Lepor, MD, professor, Martin Spatz Chair, Department of Urology  
  • Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD, Samuel Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology, and chair, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology 
  • H. Leon Pachter, MD, the George David Stewart Professor of Surgery, and chair, Department of Surgery   
  • Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, and chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • J. Thomas Roland Jr., MD, the Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology, and chair, Department of Otolaryngology 
  • Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, the Walter A.L. Thompson Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, and chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery  

In addition to “American’s Top Doctors,” NYU Langone is a recipient of many of the industry’s highest accolades. NYU Langone ranked number one among the top academic medical centers in the country for patient safety and quality by the University HealthSystem Consortium's (UHC) "2013 Quality and Accountability Performance Scorecard, ” and also achieved five stars for its overall performance and ranked number one in effectiveness and equity. Earlier this year NYU Langone was named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 – 2014 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” as one of the top hospitals in the country as well as being recognized with 12 nationally ranked specialties. Last year the Niagara Health Quality Coalition named NYU Langone to its “Honor Roll” for the third consecutive year and recognized the Medical Center on its list of “America’s Safest Hospitals.” Additionally,, an online tool tracking performance on various measures of healthcare quality using CMS data, ranked NYU Langone first among the nation’s academic medical centers for both overall recommended care and surgical care.

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