Dr. Y. Howard Pung is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors® for Rockville, MD region in 2013.

A Rockville, MD Board Certified physician specializing in Allergy & Immunology, Dr. Y. Howard Pung, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2013.

May 13, 2013, 17:20 ET from American Registry

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Rockville's Allergy & Immunology specialist Dr. Y. Howard Pung for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.

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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 Y. Howard Pung: a short profile by and about the honoree:

After Dr. Pung's medical training, he received a Master of Public Health degree from the Johns Hopkins University. He received numerous awards including the National Research Service Award from NIH. Dr. Pung became the Director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Georgetown University Medical Center where he holds a Professorship. He pays attention to detailed medical history to uncover underlying etiology and explains pathogenic processes of allergic conditions to the patients and families. Dr. Pung currently provides clinical services along with teaching future young physicians.

For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor, please visit Y. Howard Pung's profile on www.castleconnolly.com.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Pung'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. Pung 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. Pung."

To find out more or to contact Dr. Y. Howard Pung of Rockville, MD, please call 301-770-7756, or visit www.CapitalAAI.com.

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., with approval by and/or contributions from Y. Howard Pung and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides and online directories. It is important to note that doctors do not and cannot pay to be included in any Castle Connolly guide or online directory. Learn more at www.castleconnolly.com.

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Contact Information:
Dr. Y. Howard Pung
Phone: 301-770-7756
Email Address: yhpung@hotmail.com

SOURCE American Registry