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September 20, 2010

2 EyeCare 20/20 Docs Named Inside New Jersey's 2010 Top Doctors

Inside New Jersey Magazine came out with their 2010 Top Doctor List this past weekend.  EyeCare 20/20 had 2 on the list:

According to Inside New Jersey:

This year’s lineup of Top Doctors is IJ’s largest, covering the entire state, north and south.

IJ’s continuing partnership with Castle Connolly Medical, the gold standard for medical ratings research, provides consumers with the most authoritative and informed assessment of doctors in the region.

The selection process for IJ’s Top Doctors edition is conducted by Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team.

It begins by asking thousands of physicians and health care professionals to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation.

Doctors do not, and cannot, pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. The screening process Castle Connolly follows a rigorous survey, research and screening processes.

Here is how it works. Castle Connolly . . .

★ Selects only physicians who are board certified and for whom the company has validated that the board certifications are current.

★ Uses “minimum years in practice” standards, based on the medical specialty, because studies show quality increases with clinical experience.

★ Surveys, by mail and online, thousands of physicians and other health care professionals and asks them to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation. While the nomination process is anonymous and confidential, each invitee has a unique access code to the nomination website. This code helps ensure doctors do not nominate themselves.

★ Makes thousands of phone calls each year, talking with leading specialists, chairs of clinical departments and vice presidents of medical affairs, seeking to identify top specialists for most diseases and procedures.

★ Reviews the credentials of every physician under consideration, including his or her medical education, training, hospital appointments, administrative posts, professional achievements, and malpractice and disciplinary history. Information on outcomes, procedure volume and malpractice is becoming increasingly available, but the public disclosure varies from state to state. Castle Connolly uses its best efforts to gather the information that is available and use it effectively. Ultimately, however, it is the professional judgment of the Castle Connolly editors, the chief medical and research officer and the research staff that determines Castle Connolly Top Doctors selection.


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Thats a great news!!!!!......

Its quite a big achievement.....

Thanks for sharing.

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