Baltimore Magazine shows their list of Top Doctors 2018 in the greater Baltimore area. Readers will need to check credentials and ratings through other sites linked at Consumer Health Ratings. 720 top doctors named in more than 125 specialties, including pediatric subspecialties. Selected by physicians with an advisory panel; online survey requested nominations from other doctors. Published Nov. 2018
Find a list of Best Doctors in Dallas for 2019, in as many specialties as you can think of (about 75 different categories). Dallas Fort Worth metro area, Texas. Doctors in almost 30 communities are listed, with only a few receiving the Best designation. No mention of methodology for selection of the Best Doctors award.
Minnesota Monthly’s 2019 list of top doctors in Minnesota. Top physicians for women are also listed for 2020. More than 55 specialties such as OB-GYN, Oncology (cancer care), Internal Medicine, Family Practice, General Surgery, Cardiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Dermatology, Geriatrics, Pain Management, Pulmonary Care, Urology and more are included. Survey methodology is not disclosed. Database only.
Who are New York’s Best Doctors in the metro area in 2020? New York Magazine lists 1352 top physicians in over 60 different specialties, for the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Whether you’re looking for the best cancer specialist, the best eye doctor, a general surgeon for that gall bladder, a pediatric specialist (15 pediatric specialties) or a top psychiatrist, this list is one resource to identify the top few. However, many others (nearly 6000) who ranked in the top 10% as recommended by colleagues are NOT listed at the site; presumably due to not paying the listing fee. Information is brief, such as training, hospital affiliations and board certification. It would be wise to verify credentials before you decide. This list reflects a partnership between New York Magazine and Castle Connolly in asking doctors to nominate doctors. Published June 2020.
Seattle Magazine selected best doctors in the greater Seattle area, based on a Castle Connolly survey of physicians. Physicians had primary offices in King, Kitsap, Pierce or Snohomish County. Extensive list of 58 specialties including Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Cancer Specialties, Cardiology care, Dermatology, OB-GYN, Gastroenterology, Hand Surgery, Hospice Medicine, Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Urology, Pain Medicine, about 15 Pediatric Specialties, Surgery and many more. Survey received 6,100 WA nominees. While 1,400 doctors were considered “top”, the process further tailored the list to a smaller number. Published April 2020
Madison Magazine asked Dane County physicians to name top doctors in 73 medical, pediatric and surgical disciplines that they would recommend to their family and friends. Generally, 3 to 6 physicians per specialty are listed; more than 200 in total. Such a list is reputation-oriented and based on personal experience, and does not necessarily reflect actual performance data. Number of respondents to survey is not shown. As with all Top and Best physician lists, you’ll want to check multiple sources. Updated May 2018 (biennial list)
Locate a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence or bariatric surgeon. Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) has designated hundreds of hospitals and surgeons, as Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence. SRC is a non-profit corporation representing bariatric surgeons. It promotes high standards of care in weight loss surgery. List of centers by state; includes US, UK, Canada, Mexico and 20 other countries
Find WA clinic and health plan quality ratings reported at WACommunityCheckup.org. Compare care among nearly 400 medical groups in Washington state. See report called Improving Health Care in Washington State. Scroll to Medical Group Performance to see medical group rankings beginning on Figure 4 (colorectal cancer screening) or Figure 5 (overall 15 or more measures). Highest rated for 2019 were Virginia Mason, Kaiser Permanente Washington and UW Neighborhood Clinics for Commercially insured patients; Kaiser Permanente Washington and PeaceHealth Medical Group were highest for Medicaid patients. Groups also include The Polyclinic, Swedish Medical Group, Memorial Physicians, Pacific Medical Centers, The Everett Clinic, EvergreenHealth, Columbia Medical Associates, Family Care Network, Women’s Healthcare Alliance, Northwest Physicians Network, MultiCare, Harborview, Proliance Surgeons, and hundreds of others. Details are listed under “Scores” at the tabs/bar at the top of the page. Scores are provided for medical groups, clinics and 15 health insurance plans. Community Checkup by Washington Health Alliance, 2019 report was published April, 2020.