Boston Top Doctors

It’s easy to find a physician in Boston for whatever ails you. What isn’t always easy is narrowing down all the options. Let the following package — which features nearly 600 of the Hub’s finest doctors across 55 specialties — be your guide. You’ll feel better in no time.

THE LIST
From dermatology to urology, our biggest ever.

PLAYING DOCTOR
A conversation with the stars of ABC’s Boston Med.

YOUR BILL — EXPLAINED!
An expert decodes a real-life medical mystery.

COMMUNITY HOSPITALS
Eight great places close to home.

24 HOURS IN AN ER
A photo essay by Christopher Churchill.

ABOUT OUR TOP DOCTORS LIST
To identify the area’s best doctors, we partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare researcher that has prepared physician lists for magazines including Money, New York, and our sister publication, Philadelphia, and which also publishes America’s Top Doctors, a guide to the country’s top one percent of medical specialists. To learn more about the selection process, click here.

  • Rob

    I cannot believe that for two years in a row, Joseph Biederman and Timothy Wilens, were named top child psychiatrists in Boston despite the controversial issues that they are involved in, particularly investigations related to failing to disclose full amounts of pharmaceutical funding. Just check out the NY times coverage: http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/b/joseph_biederman/index.html
    They still may be considered good child psychiatrists at best, but not the top. These two selections really discredit the selection process of this magazine.

  • Rob

    I cannot believe that for two years in a row, Joseph Biederman and Timothy Wilens, were named top child psychiatrists in Boston despite the controversial issues that they are involved in, particularly investigations related to failing to disclose full amounts of pharmaceutical funding. Just check out the NY times coverage: http://topics.nytimes.com/topics/reference/timestopics/people/b/joseph_biederman/index.html
    They still may be considered good child psychiatrists at best, but not the top. These two selections really discredit the selection process of this magazine.

  • Boston Health

    Thanks for your annual list. I believe two groups of physicians are missing: Anesthesiologists and Critical Care Specialists. Both groups are in the background and never seek the highlight, but they care for the sickest patients and orchestrate the care and the functionality of the operating rooms and the intensive care units.
    Please consider them in the future.

  • nora

    Agreed. These two doctors have been held up as leaders in the field, and as such have set the standard for the treatment of our children with serious psychiatric illness; advocating for the use of dangerous expensive medications, such as atypical antipsychotics, manufactured by companies that were paying them huge sums of money. And worse, this has had serious consequesnces for the health of our children, who have been taking these dangerous medications!