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America’s Best Doctors Call Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU Home

Best Doctors Inc. has named 17 physicians from Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) to the 2013 list of Best Doctors in America. These noteworthy physicians are among the 5 percent of doctors in America selected by more than 45,000 of their peers.

“This type of peer recognition highlights the professional achievement, compassion and expertise displayed by our physicians every day,” said Sheldon Retchin, MD, senior vice president for health sciences at VCU and CEO of the VCU Health System.

Please join us in congratulating the physicians from Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU that made the 2013 list of Best Doctors in America:

Stuart P. Adler:  Pediatric Infectious DiseasesThumbs Up
Charles Bagwell: Pediatric Surgery
Richard R. Brookman: Adolescent Medicine
Timothy E. Bunchman: Pediatric Nephrology
Kamar Godder: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Martin Graham: Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Jeffrey (Jeff) H. Haynes: Pediatric Surgery
Karen Hendricks-Munoz: Neonatal Medicine
Anne-Marie Irani: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Patricia Lange: Pediatric Surgery
David A. Lanning: Pediatric Surgery
Gita Vasers Massey: Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Linda Meloy: General Pediatrics
Lawrence D. Morton: Pediatric Neurology
Claudio Oiticica: Pediatric Surgery
John M. Pellock: Pediatric Neurology
H. Joel Schmidt: Pediatric Pulmonology
Aradhana A. (Bela) Sood: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The doctors are evaluated by a group of their peers based on their credentials, clinical activity and accessibility to existing or new patients. According to the Boston-based Best Doctors Inc., physicians have an insider’s perspective about what it takes to be at top of their profession and the importance of the latest advances in their field. The evaluation is also based on who doctors would trust their own care to if faced with a serious medical problem.

A few of these top pediatricians have been featured on the advancing children’s health blog.  Read about children’s mental health, the latest in kidney care in Richmond and the separation of conjoined twins.  Keep following the blog and join us on Facebook to stay updated on what’s new in pediatric care in Richmond!


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