LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors has published its newest edition of America's Top Doctors and has selected Thomas C Chen, MD for this exclusive honor.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors® who are selected each year by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. are first 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 then screened and selected by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more. Only physicians such as Thomas C Chen who are considered to be among the top 1% in their specialties are selected for inclusion in America's Top Doctors.
About Thomas C Chen: a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr. Thomas Chen is a tenured professor and Director of Surgical Neuro-oncology at the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Cancer Center. He is also the co-director of the USC Spine Center. He performs translational research to develop new treatments for brain tumors. He is an international and nationally recognized authority on surgery and treatment of brain and spine tumors.
For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor®, please visit Thomas C Chen's profile on www.castleconnolly.com.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly commented on Dr. Chen's recognition: "Being selected for inclusion in America's Top Doctors is a very significant achievement given to only 1% of American physicians. The world of American doctors includes incredibly high quality medical professionals, yet some stand out. Each year we evaluate tens of thousands of peer nominations from throughout the medical community. Then our experts go even deeper to evaluate and select Top Doctors based on referred doctors' exceptional work and outstanding conduct. My congratulations to Dr. Chen."
To find out more or to contact Dr. Thomas C Chen of Los Angeles, CA, please call 323-442-7540, or visit btc.usc.edu.
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