Milwaukee (2/18/2011) - One hundred seventy-three Children's Hospital of Wisconsin physicians are listed in the 2010-2011 Best Doctors in America® database. These physicians represent two thirds of the state's pediatricians and pediatric specialists rated Best Doctors. Their primary practice locations are Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley, Children's Hospital clinics and Children's Medical Group.
The widely respected list, created by Best Doctors, Inc., results from exhaustive polling of over 50,000 physicians worldwide. Doctors in more than 40 specialties of medicine appear this year's list. In a confidential review, current listees answer the question, "If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your speciality, to whom would you refer them?"
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 percent of the doctors in American earn a spot on the list.
Visit http://www.chw.org/display/PPF/DocID/45173/Nav/1/router.asp to view the entire list of physicians.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, founded in 1894, is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It is rated No. 3 in the nation by Parents magazine and named one of America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. The hospital has been re-designated a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a national honor that recognizes nursing excellence. Private, independent and not-for-profit, the hospital serves children and families from Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, northern Illinois and beyond. Children's Hospital is the flagship member of Children's Hospital and Health System. In 2009, the health system invested more than $76 million back into the community to improve the health status of children. For more information, visit the website at www.chw.org.