CHICAGO, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Chicago's Internal Medicine specialist Dr. George Bakris for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® at www.castleconnolly.com, as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites including US News and World Report's annually updated list of "Top Doctors." All told, fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. after being nominated by peer physicians in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs and each year tens of thousands of doctors cast many tens of thousands of nominations. Honorees are selected from the nominees by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including their medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and more.
About George Bakris: a short profile by and about the honoree:
I am a Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine and specialize in diabetic kidney disease and difficult to treat or refractory hypertension. I am the Director of the ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center at the University of Chicago Medicine and see patients 2 days a week with research occupying the rest of my time. I see referral from all over the world and direct a number of national and international studies in hypertension.
For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor, please visit George Bakris's profile on www.castleconnolly.com.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Bakris's recognition: "Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly Top Doctors. Our goal is to make it easier for an average person to find the right doctor for them in what can be an overwhelming process at a difficult time in a person's life. Dr. Bakris was nominated by Board Certified peers and selected by our research team at Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Selection is an impressive accomplishment worthy of recognition. My congratulations to Dr. Bakris."
To find out more or to contact Dr. George Bakris of Chicago, IL, please call 773-834-4150; 773-70-7936, or visit http://www.uchospitals.edu/physicians/george-bakris.html.
This press release was written by American Registry, LLC and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., with approval by and/or contributions from George Bakris and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.
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Dr. George Bakris
Phone: 773-834-4150; 773-70-7936
Email Address: [email protected]
SOURCE American Registry