May 16, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America's trusted source for identifying
has published its newest edition of
America's Top Doctors
and has selected
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
who are considered to be among the top 1% in their specialties are selected for inclusion in America's Top Doctors.
a short profile by and about the honoree:
Dr. Frantzides is a worldwide recognized leader in the field of laparoscopic surgery. His experience in laparoscopic surgery is one of the most extensive in the
. He has made more than 200 contributions to the medical literature and has written three books on laparoscopic surgery. He was the first in the world to pioneer, introduce, and perform 14 different laparoscopic procedures. Because of his academic activities in laparoscopic surgery as well as his surgical skills he was given the "Achievement Award for Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery" by the American Society of General Surgeons.
For more information on this Castle Connolly
, please visit
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly
commented on Dr. Frantzides'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. Frantzides."
To find out more or to contact Dr.
of Skokie, IL, please call 847-676-2200, or visit
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