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How the Best Doctors were chosen

Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors is a global benefits provider and medical information services company that connects individuals facing difficult medical treatment decisions with the best doctors, selected by impartial peer review in more than 450 subspecialties of medicine, to review their diagnosis and treatment plans. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its services with employers’ other health-related benefits to serve more than 40 million members in every major region of the world.

More than a traditional second opinion, Best Doctors delivers a comprehensive evaluation of a patient’s medical condition – providing value to both patients and treating physicians. By utilizing Best Doctors, members have access to the brightest minds in medicine to ensure the right diagnosis and treatment plan.

Best Doctors’ team of researchers conducts a biennial poll using the methodology that mimics the informal peer-to-peer process doctors themselves use to identify the right specialists for their patients. Using a polling method and proprietary balloting software, they gather the insight and experience of tens of thousands of leading specialists all over the country, while confirming their credentials and specific areas of expertise.

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The result is the Best Doctors in America® List, which includes the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians. These are the doctors whom other doctors recognize as the best in their fields. They cannot pay a fee and are not paid to be listed and cannot nominate or vote for themselves. It is a list which is truly unbiased and respected by the medical profession and patients alike as the source of top quality medical information.

Best Doctors’ innovative services include access to an unrivaled database of physicians who have been selected as the best in their field by other leading physicians, analytics, and technology. With every service offered, the goal remains the same: to help people in need get the right diagnosis and treatment, significantly improving health outcomes while reducing costs.

(Gallup® has audited and certified Best Doctors, Inc.’s database of physicians, and its companion The Best Doctors in America® List, as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes. These lists are excerpted from The Best Doctors in America 2017-2018 database, which includes close to 40,000 U.S. doctors in more than 40 medical specialties and 400 subspecialties. The Best Doctors in America® database is compiled and maintained by Best Doctors, Inc. For more information, visit bestdoctors.com or contact Best Doctors by telephone at 800-675-1199 or by e-mail at research@bestdoctors.com. Please note that lists of doctors are not available on the Best Doctors website.

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Addiction Medicine

Melvin I. Pohl
Las Vegas Recovery Center
3371 N. Buffalo Drive
702-515-1373
 
Anesthesiology

Mark Stuart Scheller
Cardiovascular Anesthesia Consultants
2801 Cowan Circle
702-737-3808

John S. Smith
Cardiovascular Anesthesia Consultants
2850 S. Mojave Road #A
702-388-8062

Cardiovascular Disease

John Bedotto
HealthCare Partners
9280 W. Sunset Road #320 702-534-5464
 
Carlos Fonte
Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists
3201 S. Maryland Parkway #502; 702-733-8600
 
Cres P. Miranda
Nevada Heart & Vascular Center
3150 N. Tenaya Way #320
702-240-6482
 
David Lloyd Navratil
HealthCare Partners
2865 Siena Heights Drive #331, Henderson
702-731-8224
 
Charles Allen Rhodes
Nevada Heart & Vascular Center
4275 S. Burnham Ave. #100,702-240-6482
 
Jerry Routh
HealthCare Partners
2865 Siena Heights Drive #331, Henderson
702-407-0110
 
Erik J. Sirulnick
HealthCare Partners
3131 La Canada St. #140
702-933-9400
 
Leo Spaccavento
Advanced Heart Care Associates
4275 Burnham Ave. #220
702-796-4278

 
Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ovunc Bardakcioglu
University of Nevada School of Medicine Patient Care Center - Las Vegas
Department of Surgery
1707 W. Charleston
Blvd. #160
702-671-5150
 
Leslie K. Browder
Women’s Cancer Center of Nevada
3131 La Canada St. #241
702-693-6870
 
Joseph P. Thornton
University of Nevada School of Medicine Patient Care Center - Las Vegas Department of Surgery
1707 W. Charleston Blvd. #160, 702-671-5150

 
Critical Care Medicine

Paul A. Stewart
Pulmonary Associates
2000 Goldring Ave.
702-384-5101

 
Dermatology

Douglas A. Thomas
9097 W. Post Road #100
702-430-5333

 
Endocrinology and Metabolism

Brian Alfred Berelowitz
653 N. Town Center Drive #315, 702-804-9486
 
W. Reid Litchfield

Desert Endocrinology
2415 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson
702-434-8400
 
Freddie G. Toffel
2700 E. Sunset Road  #D-34
702-736-2021

 
Family Medicine

Melvin I. Pohl
Las Vegas Recovery Center
3371 N. Buffalo Drive
702-515-1373

 
Gastro-enterology

Donald Lawrence Kwok
Gastroenterology Associates
3820 S. Hualapai Way #200, 702-796-0231
 
Gregory Kwok
Gastroenterology Associates
3820 S. Hualapai Way #200, 702-796-0231
 
Frank J. Nemec
Gastroenterology Associates
3820 S. Hualapai Way #200, 702-796-0231
 
Infectious Disease
Jerome Frank Hruska
Infectious Disease Consultants
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #780, 702-737-0740
 
Brian J. Lipman
Infectious Diseases of Southern Nevada
10001 S. Eastern Ave. #307, Henderson, 702-776-8300
 
Gary R. Skankey
Infectious Disease Consultants
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #780, 702-737-0740
 
Eugene L. Speck
Infectious Disease Consultants
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #780, 702-737-0740

 
Internal Medicine

Arlene Bumbaca
2700 E. Sunset Road #D-34,
702-736-2021
 
Ethan Milton Cruvant
Dignity Health Medical Group Nevada
8205 W. Warm Springs Road #210
702-676-5801
 
Paul T. Emery
Dignity Health Medical Group Nevada
8205 W. Warm Springs Road #210, 702-616-5801
 
Mark Charles Handelman
2585 Box Canyon Drive #110, 702-538-7773
 
Sarah C. Heiner
70 E. Horizon Ridge Parkway #100, Henderson
702-778-8828
 
John S. Hou
HealthCare Partners
4275 S. Burnham Ave. #255 702-369-0088
 
Stephen H. Miller
HealthCare Partners
653 N. Town Center Drive #306, 702-243-7483
 
Jerrold Schwartz
7395 S. Pecos Road #102
702-737-8657
 
Bradley J. Thompson
3650 S. Eastern Ave. #300
702-796-8036
 
Candice Tung
7395 S. Pecos Road #102
702-737-8657

 
Medical Genetics

Colleen Morris
University of Nevada School of Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neuro-development Solutions
630 S. Rancho Drive #A
702-671-2229
 

Medical Oncology and Hematology

Heather J. Allen
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
3730 S. Eastern Ave.
702-952-3400
 
Mary Ann Allison
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
2460 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson
702-822-2000
 
Fadi Braiteh
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
3730 S. Eastern Ave.
702-952-3400
 
Khoi M. Dao
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
10001 S. Eastern Ave. #108, Henderson
702-952-3444
 
Edwin Charles Kingsley
Comprehensive Cancer Centers  of Nevada
3730 S. Eastern Ave.
702-952-3400
 
James Delfino Sanchez
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
7445 Peak Drive
702-952-2140
 
Nicholas J. Vogelzang
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
3730 S. Eastern Ave.
702-952-3400

 
Nephrology

Marvin Jay Bernstein
Kidney Specialists
of Southern Nevada
500 S. Rancho Drive #12
702-877-1887
 
Zvi Sela
Kidney Specialists
of Southern Nevada
653 W. Town Center Drive Bldg. 2 #70
702-877-1887

 

Neurological Surgery

John A. Anson
The Spine and Brain Institute
8530 W. Sunset Road #250
702-851-0792
 
Derek A. Duke
The Spine and Brain Institute
861 Coronado Center Drive #200, Henderson
702-851-0792

 
Neurology

Jeffrey Lee Cummings
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
888 W. Bonneville Ave.
702-483-6000
 
Luis L. Diaz
3150 N. Tenaya Way #520
702-233-0755

 
Nuclear Medicine

Paul D. Bandt
Desert Radiologists
2020 Palomino Lane #100
702-387-6900

 
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jocelyn Ivie
Women’s Health Associates of Southern Nevada
2821 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway #130, Henderson
702-862-8862
 
Florence N. Jameson
5281 S. Eastern Ave.
702-262-9676
 
Kirsten B. Rojas
Meadows Women’s Center
9120 W. Post Road #200
702-870-2229
 
Bruce S. Shapiro
The Fertility Center of Las Vegas
8851 W. Sahara Ave. #100
702-254-1777

Ophthalmology

Mark Doubrava
Eye Care for Nevada
9011 W. Sahara Ave. #101
702-794-2020
 
Emily L. Fant
Shepherd Eye Center
3575 Pecos-McLeod
702-731-2088

 
Otolaryngology

Jerold E. Boyers
Ear, Nose and Throat Associates 700 Shadow Lane #235, 702-382-3221
 
Walter (Russ) Schroeder
Ear, Nose and Throat Consultants of Nevada
3195 St. Rose Parkway #210, Henderson, 702-792-6700
 
Robert C. Wang
University of Nevada School of Medicine
Division of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery
3150 N. Tenaya Way #112
702-671-6480

 
Pathology

Doug J. Fife
Surgical Dermatology & Laser Center
6460 Medical Center St. #350
702-255-6647
 
Jonathan Strauss
Quest Diagnostics
4230 Burnham Ave. #144
702-733-7866

 
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Andrew Sean McKnight
Allergy Partners of Nevada
2485 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson
702-212-5889

Pediatric Cardiology

Ruben J. Acherman
Children’s Heart Center
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #690, 702-732-1290
 
William Evans
Children’s Heart Center
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #690
702-732-1290
 
Abraham Rothman
Children’s Heart Center
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #690, 702-732-1290
 
Ricardo Samson
Children's Heart Center
3006 S. Maryland Parkway #690, 702-732-1290

 
Pediatric Dermatology

Douglas A. Thomas
9097 W. Post Road #100
702-430-5333

 
Pediatric Medical Genetics

Colleen Morris
University of Nevada
School of Medicine Ackerman Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Solutions
630 S. Rancho Drive #A
702-671-2229

 
Pediatric Pulmonology

Craig T. Nakamura
Children’s Lung Specialists
3820 Meadows Lane
702-598-4411

 
Pediatrics/General

Renu S. Jain
University Pediatric Center at Lied
1524 Pinto Lane, 3rd Floor
702-944-2828
 
Beverly A. Neyland
University Pediatric Center at Lied
1524 Pinto Lane, 3rd Floor
702-944-2828

 
Plastic Surgery

Goesel M. Anson
8530 W. Sunset Road #130
702-822-2100
 
Michael C. Edwards
8530 W. Sunset Road #130
702-822-2100
 
Julio L. Garcia
6020 S. Rainbow Blvd. #C
702-870-0058


Pulmonary Medicine

Kenneth J. Mooney
Dignity Health Medical Group Nevada
10001 S. Eastern Ave. #203, Henderson
702-616-5915
 
Paul A. Stewart
Pulmonary Associates
2000 Goldring Ave.
702-384-5101

 
Radiology

Paul D. Bandt
Desert Radiologists
2020 Palomino Lane #100
702-387-6900

 
Rheumatology

Michael A. O’Hanlan
Arthritis Associates
8905 S. Pecos Road #23A, Henderson, 702-734-8311

 
Sleep Medicine

W. Jeff Willoughby Jr.
10105 Banburry Cross Drive #355
702-998-1400

 
Surgery

Terence G. Banich
General Surgery Associates
700 Shadow Lane #370
702-382-8222
 
Annabel E. Barber
University of Nevada School of Medicine Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery
3150 N. Tenaya Way #112
702-671-6480
 
John J. Fildes
University of Nevada
School of Medicine Patient Care Center - Las Vegas Department of Surgery
1707 W. Charleston Blvd. #160, 702-671-5150
 
Arthur A. Fusco
General Surgery Associates
700 Shadow Lane #370
702-382-8222
 
John Ham
University of Nevada
School of Medicine Patient Care Center - Las Vegas Department of Surgery
1707 W. Charleston Blvd. #160
702-671-5150


Surgical Oncology

Souzan E. El-Eid
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
9280 W. Sunset Road #100 702-255-1133
 
Daniel M. Kirgan
University of Nevada
School of Medicine Patient Care Center - Las Vegas Department of Surgery
1707 W. Charleston Blvd. #160, 702-671-5150

 
Thoracic Surgery

Robert Wiencek
St. Rose-Stanford Clinic Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Program
7190 S. Cimarron Road
702-675-3240

 
Urology

Sheldon J. Freedman
653 N. Town Center Drive #308, 702-732-0282
 
Ranjit Jain
Urology Associates
700 Shadow Lane #430
702-384-0500

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