164 Children's Physicians Named ''Best Doctors''

Seattle - Leading specialists from around the world were recently surveyed to discover the nation’s “Best Doctors.”

Seattle - Leading specialists from around the world were recently surveyed to discover the nation’s “Best Doctors”. The results, found in the current listing of The Best Doctors in America (Copyright 2001 by Best Doctors, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), determined that 164 physicians at Children’s are considered “Best Doctors” by their peers. The complete list may be found at:

The survey is the fifth undertaken by Best Doctors, Inc. To compile the current database, tens of thousands of doctors throughout the United States were asked to rate the clinical abilities of other doctors in their areas of specialization.

Only physicians who earned the consensus support of their peers earned the title “Best Doctor”. 30,000 doctors in the U.S., about four percent of all U.S. doctors, are selected as outstanding doctors by Best Doctors, Inc. each year.

About Seattle Children’s

Seattle Children’s Hospital, Foundation and Research Institute together deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and raise funds to create better futures for patients. Consistently ranked as one of the top 10 children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Seattle Children’s Hospital specializes in meeting the unique physical, emotional and developmental needs of children from infancy through young adulthood. Through the collaboration of physicians in nearly 60 pediatric subspecialties, Seattle Children’s Hospital provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, surgical, rehabilitative, behavioral, and emergency and outreach services to families from around the world.

Located in downtown Seattle’s biotech corridor, Seattle Children’s Research Institute is pushing the boundaries of medical research to find cures for pediatric diseases and improve outcomes for children all over the world. Internationally recognized investigators and staff at the research institute are advancing new discoveries in cancer, genetics, immunology, pathology, infectious disease, injury prevention, bioethics and much more.

Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation and Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association work together to gather community support and raise funds for uncompensated care, clinical care and research. The foundation receives nearly 80,000 gifts each year, from lemonade stand proceeds to corporate sponsorships. Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association is the largest all-volunteer fundraising network for any hospital in the country, serving as the umbrella organization for 450 groups of people who turn an activity they love into a fundraiser. Support from the foundation and guild association makes it possible for Seattle Children’s care and research teams to improve the health and well-being of all kids.

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