More than 370 Physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center Named “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area” by Castle Connolly

NYU Langone Medical Center today announced 371 physicians were recognized among the leading doctors in the region by Castle Connolly in their Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2012 guide. Each year Top Doctors: New York Metro Area identifies the top 10% of primary care and specialty doctors in the metropolitan New York region. 

“Our physicians and surgeons are leaders in their fields, providing state-of-the-art care in a humanistic environment,” said Robert I. Grossman, MD, dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center. “We commend our doctors for their unwavering dedication to patient safety and quality and for being recognized as among the top doctors in the region and the nation.”

Among the 371 physicians and surgeons at NYU Langone were 14 department chairs: 

  • 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
  • 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, and associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • David Keefe, MD, the Stanley H. Kaplan Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Herbert Lepor, MD, professor and the Martin Spatz Chair of the Department of Urology
  • David N. Levine, MD, professor and chair (interim), Department of Neurology
  • Joseph McCarthy, MD, the Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, and chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD, Samuel Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology, chair, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, and director of the NYU Center of Excellence on Cancers of the Skin
  • H. Leon Pachter, MD, the George David Stewart Professor of Surgery, and chair, Department of Surgery
  • Michael P. Recht, MD, the Louis Marx Professor of Radiology, and chair, Department of Radiology
  • J. Thomas Roland, MD, the Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology, chair,  Department of Otolaryngology, and professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, the Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 
Faculty recognized by Castle Connolly represent the full spectrum of specialty care at NYU Langone including: gastroenterology, infectious disease, internal medicine, radiology, obstetrics and gynecology, pain management, pediatric and pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, preventative medicine, psychiatry, reproductive endocrinology, and rheumatology.
NYU Langone physicians were also recognized on Castle Connolly’s “America's Top Doctors” most recent 11th edition and the medical center was ranked amongst the nation’s best in 15 specialty areas in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report’s  annual survey of “Best Hospitals” in America. Visit NYU Langone’s accolades page to learn more about the distinguished awards it has received.
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Tuesday, March 6, 2012