Dr. Robert R Goodman, Neurological Surgery, is named a Top Doctor: New York Metro Area.

Dec 11, 2012, 16:00 ET from American Registry

Dr. Robert R Goodman, a Board Certified New York, NY physician specializing in Neurological Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area.

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 15th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and has selected Robert R Goodman, MD for this exclusive honor.

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The 15th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area includes over 5,500 top primary care and specialty care physicians in a twenty-county area spanning three states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Selected physicians, including Dr. Goodman, represent the top 10% of doctors in the area in 65 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,800 diseases and medical conditions.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are selected each year by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. after being nominated by their peers in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs and each year tens of thousands of physicians cast many tens of thousands of nominations. Nominated physicians are selected by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more.

About Robert R Goodman: a short profile by and about the honoree:

After 19 years on the faculty/staff of Columbia University Medical Center, Robert R. Goodman, MD, PhD was appointed Chairman of the Departments of Neurosurgery for Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in 2011. Dr. Goodman centers his clinical work on the surgical management of brain tumors, epilepsy, movement disorders (including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia), trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and hydrocephalus, while his research focuses on developing novel treatments and surgical techniques that improve patient outcomes.

For more information on this Castle Connolly New York Metro Area Top Doctor®, please visit Robert R Goodman's profile on www.castleconnolly.com.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Goodman's recognition: "Roughly ten percent of area physicians were selected for our 15th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. Being nominated by Board Certified peers and then selected by our experts is an accomplishment worthy of recognition. The New York Metro area is home to a great number of very high quality medical professionals, yet some stand out. My congratulations to Dr. Goodman."

To find out more or to contact Dr. Robert R Goodman of New York, NY, please call 212-636-3666, or visit rooseveltneurosurgery.org.

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Contact Info:
Dr. Robert R Goodman
Phone: 212-636-3666
Email Address: rrg2@columbia.edu
Website: rooseveltneurosurgery.org

SOURCE American Registry