Summit Medical Group Physician Named "Nurses Choice: Top Doctor"

Michael B. Wax , M.D., has been named a “Nurses’ Choice: Top Doctor” by New Jersey Monthly magazine.

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Berkeley Heights (Vocus) February 4, 2010

Michael B. Wax , M.D., oncologist, joins his SMG colleagues named to "Top Doctor" lists. He has been named a “Nurses’ Choice: Top Doctor” by New Jersey Monthly magazine. Dr. Wax is one of 180 physicians representing 31 medical specialties to be named to the list.

Dr. Wax received his B.S. from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa., and his M.D. from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. He completed residencies with Hahnemann University Hospital and the Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania, both in Philadelphia. Dr. Wax also completed a Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology with the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash. He is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. Additionally, Dr. Wax is Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He is a member of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group. Dr. Wax is listed in Castle Connolly's "Top Doctors in the New York Metro Area" and New Jersey Monthly's “Top Doctors 2009.”

For the Nurses’ Choice list of top doctors, the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI) commissioned an independent survey of the state’s nurses by the Polling Institute at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. All licensed New Jersey nurses were invited to make their choices through an online survey.

ABOUT SUMMIT MEDICAL GROUP
Summit Medical Group pioneered information technology advances in healthcare with its early adoption of electronic health records and e-prescribing. With over 150 highly qualified physicians, it is one of the most unique healthcare models in the state. The Group has been named as one of the "Fifty Fastest Growing Companies" in the state by NJBiz Magazine and has a national award-winning customer service program. SMG treats over 55,000 patients per month at its main campus in Berkeley Heights, and area satellites in Berkeley Heights, Morristown, Shorts Hills, Summit, Warren, and Westfield. Summit Medical Group plays a major role in the American Medical Group Association (AMGA) along with the Mayo Clinic, the Lahey Clinic and the Geisinger Clinic. As one of the premier multi-specialty groups on the East Coast, Summit Medical Group has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more information, visit http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com.

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