NEW ORLEANS Ochsner Health System physicians have claimed 100 of the 350 spots in New Orleans Magazines Top Doctors list for 2007, which hit the newsstands today. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Top Doctors issue, which is obtained from an independent company, Best Doctors of America, who survey physicians nationwide by asking "who would they use or recommend to a family member if they needed a doctor in a particular specialty." Ochsner physicians featured in the August 2007 issue by specialty include:
Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education. The system includes seven hospitals, a sub-acute facility, and 33 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana. Through our unique coordinated system, Ochsner provides healthcare with peace of mind because we put the needs of all patients first. Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 700 ongoing clinical research trials annually. Ochsner was ranked #1Best Place to Work by New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine in 2005 and 2006 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years. Ochsner was ranked as Best Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007.