Dr. Harold Gewirtz, a Board Certified Stamford, CT physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area. STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 15th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and has selected Harold Gewirtz, MD for this exclusive honor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121026/DC00970) The 15th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area includes over 5,500 top primary care and specialty care physicians in a twenty-county area spanning three states: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Selected physicians, including Dr. Gewirtz, represent the top 10% of doctors in the area in 65 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,800 diseases and medical conditions. Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are selected each year by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. after being 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 selected by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more. About Harold Gewirtz:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr. Gewirtz specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face and body and the treatment of skin malignancies such as melanoma.