Twenty-Three TTUHSC El Paso Physicians  Named to Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® List

Twenty-Three TTUHSC El Paso Physicians Named to Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® List

Twenty-three physicians affiliated with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2015-2016 including Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., president and dean of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and a professor of cardiology. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. 

Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession.   

In bringing together the best medical minds in the world, Best Doctors works with expert physicians from its Best Doctors in America® List to help its 30 million members worldwide get the right diagnosis and right treatment.

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America® List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc. and audited and certified by Gallup®, results from exhaustive polling of over 40,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in over 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s List. In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?”  Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results, and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.    

The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America® database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. TTUHSC El Paso’s group of experts listed in the database includes world-class specialists in cardiovascular disease, neonatology, and critical care medicine. 

TTUHSC El Paso doctors on the list and their specialties are: Lorenzo Aragon, Charmaine Martin, Jennifer Molokwu, Oscar Noriega, Eribeth Penaranda, Gurjeet Shokar, Navkiran Shokar, Mary Spalding, Justin Wright (sports medicine) all in family medicine; Paul Casner, Javier Corral (hematology/oncology), Hoi Ho (infectious disease), Debabrata Mukherjee (cardiovascular disease) all in internal medicine; Robert Vera, obstetrics and gynecology; Maria Teresa Ambat (neonatology), Gilbert Handal (infectious disease), Eduardo Rosas-Blum (gastroenterology), Garrett Levin (neonatology), Michael Romano (critical care), Lewis Rubin (neonatology), Manuel Schydlower, all in pediatrics;  and Alan Tyroch (critical care) in surgery.     

About Best Doctors, Inc.: 

Best Doctors works with the best five percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup has certified Best Doctors as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes in polling physicians to discover the doctors they would choose for their own care. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, the global health solutions company, which has grown to over 30 million members worldwide, uses state-of-the-art technology capabilities to deliver improved health outcomes while reducing costs. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with Fortune 1000 employers, insurers and other groups in every major region of the world. 

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