Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Releases New Editions of Popular ‘America’s Top Doctors®’ and ‘Top Doctors: New York Metro Area’ Books

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the nation’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, recently released new editions of its highly acclaimed consumer guides, America’s Top Doctors® and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.

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Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. President & CEO John J. Connolly, Ed.D

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2013

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the nation’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, recently released new editions of its highly acclaimed consumer guides, America’s Top Doctors® and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. Both titles are now on sale at several quality national retailers and online at http://www.castleconnolly.com/books.

  •     America's Top Doctors® 12th edition is the national guide that identifies more than 6,800 top doctors throughout the U.S. in 63 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,600 diseases and medical conditions. These outstanding doctors represent the top 1% of physicians currently practicing across the nation. America’s Top Doctors® 12th edition also provides detailed information about some of the nation's outstanding major medical centers and specialty hospitals. The physician profiles included in this guide are arranged by specialty or subspecialty and are organized geographically within each specialty/subspecialty.
  •     Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 16th edition is the authoritative guide to finding the top primary and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. With profiles of more than 5,900 top primary and specialty care physicians in a 21-county area spanning New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area represents the top 10% of doctors in 65 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,800 diseases and medical conditions. This celebrated consumer guide also includes detailed information regarding many of the leading medical centers, hospitals and specialty hospitals in the New York Metro area.

All physicians included in Castle Connolly consumer guides are subject to a rigorous selection process. Each year, Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor™ selection process begins with surveys of physicians and healthcare professionals, who are asked to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation.

Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team then carefully reviews the credentials of every doctor being considered for inclusion in Castle Connolly guides, magazine features and on its website – http://www.castleconnolly.com. The review includes, among other factors, scrutiny of medical education, training, hospital appointments, administrative posts, professional achievements and malpractice and disciplinary history.

America’s Top Doctors® 12th edition and Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 16th edition are both available for $34.95 in a soft cover version. Copies of the book can be purchased online at http://www.castleconnolly.com/books or over the telephone at 1-800-399-DOCS (3627).

Both books are also available for purchase from reputable booksellers across the country, including Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com.

About Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is a healthcare research, information and publishing company whose mission since its inception - more than two decades ago - is to help consumers find independent, trusted information about quality healthcare and Top Doctors on both the regional and national levels.

Founded in 1991, Castle Connolly was established through a partnership between John K. Castle and John J. Connolly, Ed.D. Mr. Castle is Chairman of Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and is Chairman and CEO of Castle Harlan, Inc., a leading private equity investment firm. He is also the former Chairman of New York Medical College. Dr. Connolly is President and CEO of Castle Connolly and is a past President of New York Medical College.

Last year, Castle Connolly published its first two specialty magazines specifically targeted to a metropolitan area. Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors: Southern California and Top Doctors: Washington-Baltimore each achieved a 25-percent sell-through rate and were successful with advertisers. Castle Connolly’s third specialty magazine, Top Doctors: Southeastern Texas, went on sale this month. Top Doctors: Arizona is currently slated for release on Tuesday, April 9.

In November, Castle Connolly also published America’s Top Doctors for Cancer 8th edition, a 160-page consumer guide that was made available for the first time in a reader-friendly custom magazine format.

Castle Connolly will continue to launch additional Top Doctor consumer guides in markets across the country this year. All Castle Connolly custom magazines are available for $9.99 at http://www.castleconnolly.com/books and at various retailers across the country.

Through strategic partnerships and collaborations, Castle Connolly’s reach has been extended as it creates Top Doctors features, which have appeared in more than 30 major national and regional magazines, as well as through its licensing of Top Doctors databases to various leading websites, corporations and other entities – including US News & World Report. The Castle Connolly full Top Doctors database is available at – http://www.castleconnolly.com – where, annually, more than 36 million doctors profile views are generated by focused consumers seeking the very best in American medicine.

Physicians do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

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