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45 VAAAHS Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America® List


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45 VAAAHS Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America® List
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

45 physicians affiliated with the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System 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.

Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession. 

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc. and audited and certified by Gallup®, results from exhaustive polling of over 45,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in over 40 specialties and 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. VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System’s group of experts listed in the database includes world-class specialists in Geriatric Medicine, Neurology and Surgery.

About the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System:
Since 1953, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (which includes the VA Ann Arbor Medical Center, the VA Toledo Community Based Outpatient Clinic [CBOC], the VA Flint CBOC, and the VA Jackson CBOC, as well as the VA Center of Excellence for Practice Management and Outcomes Research) has provided state-of-the-art health care services to the men and women who have proudly served our nation. Nearly 57,000 Veterans living in a 15-county area of Michigan and Northwest Ohio utilized the VAAAHS in fiscal year 2012.The Ann Arbor Medical Center also serves as a referral center for specialty care.

About Best Doctors, Inc.: 

Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors works with the best five percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup® has audited and certified Best Doctors, Inc.’s database of physicians, and its companion Best Doctors in America® List, as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes. The global health solutions company, which has grown to over 30 million members worldwide, uses state-of-the-art technology capabilities to deliver improved health outcomes while reducing costs. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with large self-insured employers, insurers and other groups in every major region of the world. The company also designs and implements international insurance programs that help people be sure they get the right health solutions.

CLICK HERE to view the list of VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System physicians nominated to the 2013 Best Doctors In America List® List.