17 UNC OB-GYN physicians (386 from UNC Health Care) named to prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors In America® list

Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

October 29, 2015

Three hundred eighty six (386) physicians affiliated with the UNC Health Care System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2015-2016, officials from UNC Health Care announced today. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

Seventeen (17) of these physicians are faculty members in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and you can find them listed at the bottom of this post. 

For the complete list of the UNC Health Care physicians, click here.

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. UNC Health Care's group of experts listed in the database includes multiple world-class specialists in cancer, heart, transplant, and several other specialties.

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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UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Best Doctors:

John F. Boggess
Kim A. Boggess
Wendy R. Brewster
Nancy C. Chescheir
Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson
Wesley C. Fowler, Jr.
Marc A. Fritz
Paola A. Gehrig
William H. Goodnight III
Thomas S. Ivester
M. Kathryn Menard
John T. Soper
David M. Stamilio
Robert A. Strauss
Alison M. Stuebe
John M. Thorp, Jr.
Linda Van Le

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