Rothman Institute is pleased to announce several of its physicians in spine and joint replacement have been ranked in Expertscape's Top 50 ranking. Expertscape, has sponsored a ranking methodology to allow patients to locate qualified physicians based on a physician's expertise as demonstrated through their contributions to the peer reviewed literature.
Alexander Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D,, president and chair of Rothman Institute, was ranked number one in the world in the category of spine surgery.
Rothman Institute placed several physicians in the rankings, including:
Alexander Vaccaro, M.D., Ph.D.
D. Greg Anderson, M.D.
Alan Hilibrand, M.D.
Chris Kepler, M.D.
Javad Parvizi, M.D.
William Hozack, M.D.
Peter Sharkey, M.D.
Jess Lonner, M.D.
Each published article is assigned a score based on the article's publication date, (the more recent the higher score,) the article's type, and the journal in which the article appears. It also considers whether the physician in question was first, second, or a contributing author and what institution they are affiliated with. The rankings are 100% objective with no elements of popularity or institutional interference involved.
"This list represents the hard work and commitment to orthopaedic care the physicians at the Rothman Institute make every day," said Richard H. Rothman, M.D., Ph.D, founder of Rothman institute. "Conducting research and publishing papers is a time consuming and arduous task. The research we conduct and the studies we publish directly and indirectly impact patient care providing readers with the most up to date information on all areas of orthopaedic medicine. It's our mission to determine the best and most appropriate care through both basic science and clinical research. It's something we're staunchly committed to and take great pride in."
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