415 Medical College of Wisconsin Doctors Recognized as Best Doctors in America

March 23, 2011 College News - A total of 415 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 database. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from the Medical College than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

Of the 415 Medical College doctors named to the Best Doctors list, 270 are members of the Medical College Physicians, the division of the College’s practice group that cares for adult patients. Another 145 doctors are members of the Children’s Specialty Group, the division of the practice that provides pediatric specialty care. The Children’s Specialty Group is a joint venture of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Children’s Hospital and Health System.

Medical College physicians account for over one-third (40.3%) of the 1,030 Wisconsin physicians listed in this year’s database. More Best Doctors practice at two of the Medical College’s major teaching hospital affiliates, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, than at any other hospitals in the state.

The database lists 269 Medical College physicians who have privileges at Froedtert, and 229 Medical College faculty physicians with privileges at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

Many Medical College faculty physicians on the Best Doctors list practice at both Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. A number of Medical College doctors practicing at other hospitals were also honored on the Best Doctors list, including 122 physicians at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, 41 doctors at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, and nine doctors at Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend.

The 46,000 U.S. physicians listed in the Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 database represents the top five percent of the nation’s practicing board-certified physicians. Physicians selected for inclusion are determined through a peer-review by thousands of doctors nationwide. Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included. The database is available to public through subscription. Additional information is available at www.bestdoctors.com. Best Doctors is a registered trademark of Best Doctors, Inc.

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