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52 Physicians from Miami Children's Hospital Named to Prestigious 2014 Best Doctors in America® List

Miami — Fifty-two physicians affiliated with Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) have made the Best Doctors in America® list for 2014. 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. 

In bringing together the best medical minds in the world, Best Doctors works with expert physicians from its Best Doctors in America® list to help its 30 million members worldwide get the right diagnosis and right treatment.

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.

The MCH physicians who made this year’s list are:

Dr. Eduardo C. Alfonso, Ophthalmology
Dr. Israel Alfonso, Neurology
Dr. Mislen Bauer, Medical Genetics
Dr. Audina M. Berrocal, Ophthalmology
Dr. Redmond Burke, Cardiovascular Surgery
Dr. Cathy Anne Burnweit, Pediatric Surgery
Dr. William F. Carroll, Neonatology
Dr. Beatriz Cunill-De Sautu, Pediatrics
Dr. Marco Danon, Endocrinology
Dr. Magaly Diaz-Barbosa, Neonatology
Dr. Michael Duchowny, Neurology
Dr. Jaime Edelstein, Pediatrics
Dr. Ernie E. Erdmann, Pediatrics
Dr. Steven B. Fishberger, Cardiology
Dr. Kenneth Flicker, Pediatrics
Dr. Rani S. Gereige, Pediatrics
Dr. Mark S. Ginsburg, Pediatrics
Dr. Norman David Goldberg, Pediatrics
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-Mendoza,  Endocrinology
Dr. Ruben Gonzalez-Vallina, Gastroenterology
Dr. Rafael Gosalbez, Urology
Dr. John A. I. Grossman, Hand Surgery
Dr. Erick Hernandez, Gastroenterology
Dr. Vivian Hernandez-Trujillo, Allergy & Immunology
Dr. Parul Jayakar, Medical Genetics
Dr. Judith W. Lederhandler, Pediatrics
Dr. Sarah Legorburu-Selem, Pediatrics
Dr. Andrea Maggioni, Pediatrics
Dr. Leopoldo Malvezzi, Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Madeleen Margaret Mas, Cardiology
Dr. Luis Santiago Medina, Radiology
Dr. Marcos A. Mestre, Pediatrics
Dr. Ian Miller, Neurology
Dr. Phillip Gary Newcomm, Jr., Pediatrics
Dr. Jose Alberto Nodar, Pediatrics
Dr. Ana Maria Paez, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ana L. Paredes, Nephrology
Dr. Philip Paul, Pediatrics
Dr. Jose E. Perez-Rodriguez, Endocrinology
Dr. John Ragheb, Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Felix I. Ramirez-Seijas, Nephrology
Dr. Trevor Jesse Resnick, Neurology
Dr. John A. Rock, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Antonio Rodriguez, Pulmonology
Dr. Anthony Rossi, Cardiology
Dr. Harvey Simovitch, Pediatrics
Dr. Moises Simpser-Dubovoy, Pulmonology
Dr. Lorena M. Siqueira, Adolescent Medicine
Dr. H. Thomas Temple, Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Elizabeth Welch, Cardiology
Dr. S. Anthony Wolfe, Plastic Surgery
About Miami Children’s Hospital
Founded in 1950 by Variety Clubs International, Miami Children's Hospital® is South Florida’s only licensed specialty hospital exclusively for children, with more than 650 attending physicians and over 130 pediatric sub-specialists. The 289-bed hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medicine. In fact, it is the only hospital in Florida to be ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties assessed by U.S. News & World Report in its annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings for three consecutive years, 2011, 2012 and 2013-14. The hospital is also home to the largest pediatric teaching program in the southeastern United States and has been designated an American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet facility, the nursing profession’s most prestigious institutional honor.

About Best Doctors, Inc.
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. The company’s innovative, peer-to-peer consultation service offers a convenient new way for physicians to collaborate with other physicians to ensure patients receive the best care. 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. Gallup® has audited and certified Best Doctors’ database of physicians, and its companion Best Doctors in America® List, as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 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.
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