The annual list is compiled by Best Doctors Inc., a Boston-based group that surveys more than 30,000 physicians across the United States who previously have been included in the listing asking whom they would choose to treat themselves or their families. Approximately 5 percent of the physicians who practice in North Carolina make the annual list.
The ECU physicians on the list are Dr. Joseph D. Babb, cardiovascular disease; Dr. Paul Bolin, nephrology; Dr. William A. Burke, dermatology; Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr.; thoracic surgery; Drs. David N. Collier, David Goff, Karin M. Hillenbrand, Thomas G. Irons, Dale Newton, Kathleen Previll, Charles Willson and Judy Wheat Wood, pediatrics; Dr. James J. Cummings, Irma Fiordalisi, David Hannon, Glenn Harris, Kaye McGinty, Daniel Moore, Ronald M. Perkin, Michael Reichel, Charlie Sang Jr., Debra Tristam and John M. Diamond, pediatric specialists; Dr. Paul R. G. Cunningham, surgery; Dr. Raymond Dombroski, Howard Homesley and Edward Newton, obstetrics and gynecology; Drs. Yash P. Kataria and Mani S. Kavuru, pulmonary medicine; Dr. Robert J. Newman, Kenneth Steinweg and Ricky Watson, family medicine; Dr. Charles S. Powell, vascular surgery; and Dr. Keith M. Ramsey, infectious disease.
More information is available at http://www.bestdoctors.com.