Best Doctors in America List




NEWTON, Mass. (November, 2009) – Forty-three physicians affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® list for 2009-10. To access this list, go to

This widely respected list, created by Best Doctors, Inc., results from exhaustive polling of over 40,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in over 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s list. In a confidential review, former Best Doctors 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 additional information to meet inclusion criteria. The experts that are part of the Best Doctors in America® database provide the most advanced medical knowledge to patients with serious conditions. Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s group of experts listed in the database includes world-class specialists in orthopaedic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, gastroenterology, urology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, among other disciplines.

Founded in 1989 by doctors affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Best Doctors has earned a worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the database and 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 chosen. Only 5% of the doctors in America earn a spot on the list.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a full system member of Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (PHCS), a nonprofit organization that includes acute care hospitals Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals, The North Shore Medical Center, and specialty hospitals McLean Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, and the community-based doctors and hospitals of Partners Community HealthCare, Inc.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides a wide range of services, including medical, surgical, obstetrical, orthopaedic, neonatal, pediatric and psychiatric care. Newton-Wellesley has been serving its community for over a century. The medical staff of the Hospital includes nearly 1,000 physicians practicing a full range of specialties. NWH is a major teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and also has established post-graduate training programs for Harvard Medical School residents.

For more information about Newton-Wellesley Hospital, its physicians, programs and services, contact CareFinder at 617-243-6566 or log onto

Rachel Kagno
Public Affairs & Marketing
Newton-Wellesley Hospital

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