A Salt Lake City, UT Board Certified physician specializing in Gastroenterology, Dr. Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Salt Lake City's Gastroenterology specialist Dr. Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130225/DC65694 ) Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® at castleconnolly.com, 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. About Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology:a short profile by and about the honoree: Dr Sossenheimer completed his Medical Education at the University of Heidelberg, Internship and Residency at the University of Duesseldorf and University of Maryland. His Gastroenterology Fellowship was at the University of Pittsburgh and Advanced Therapeutic Gastroenterology Fellowship at Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology with Special Interests in Therapeutic Endoscopy, Pancreatic and Biliary Disease, Liver Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Functional GI Disorders, Colon Cancer Prevention and GERD. For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor®, please visit Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology's profile on www.castleconnolly.com. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Sossenheimer's recognition: "Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly Top Doctors. 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. Sossenheimer 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. Sossenheimer." To find out more or to contact Dr. Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology of Salt Lake City, UT, please call 801-944-3144, or visit utahgastro.com. This press release was written by American Registry, LLC and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., with approval by and/or contributions from Michael Sossenheimer of Utah Gastroenterology and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.