May 24, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected
's Interventional Cardiology specialist
for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® at
, 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.
a short profile by and about the honoree:
was born and raised in
. He graduated with honors from the
University of Pennsylvania
in Bioengineering. He completed his medicine residency at
and his fellowship in cardiology at the
University of Florida
. Dr. Desai is a Fellow of the ACC and SCAI and board certified. He is trained in the new radial catheterization procedure where the catheter is inserted through the wrist instead of the leg, allowing patients to recover faster. He is Chief of Cardiology at North Fulton Hospital, and works at Northside Atlanta and
For more information on this Castle Connolly
, please visit
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly
has this to say about Dr. Desai's recognition: "Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly
. 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. Desai 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. Desai."
To find out more or to contact
, please call 770-343-8565, or visit
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