ORANGE, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Orange's Nephrology specialist Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh 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. All told, fewer than 36,000 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 Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, (a.k.a. Dr Kam Kalantar) studied medicine in Germany and received MPH and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from Univ. California Berkeley, School of Public Health. He is trained in SUNY Brooklyn and UCSF and is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Pediatrics. Dr. Kalantar has authored over 400 publications and has several NIH grants. He is currently chief of the Division of Nephrology & Hypertension at Univ. California Irvine School of Medicine and President of the International Society of Renal Nutrition & Metabolism.
For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor, please visit Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh's profile on www.castleconnolly.com.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh'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. Kalantar-Zadeh 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. Kalantar-Zadeh."
To find out more or to contact Dr. Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh of Orange, CA, please call 714-456-5142, or visit http://www.faculty.uci.edu//profile.cfm?faculty_id=5923.
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