Dr. Elliot Belenkov, a Board Certified New York, NY physician specializing in Medical Oncology, 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. NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has published the 16th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area and has selected Elliot Belenkov, MD for this exclusive honor. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/DC66763) The 16th 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. Belenkov, 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 Elliot Belenkov:a short profile by and about the honoree: Elliot M Belenkov, MD is a Medical Director of an Oncology Clinic providing consultations and chemotherapy treatments for all types of solid tumors. We work with patients who have been diagnosed with bladder, colorectal, breast, lung, pancreatic and stomach cancers. We also treat patients with Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas. At our facility we treat patients with the same care and compassion that we would want to be treated with in a similar situation. Our patients always come first.