News Release

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Contact: Greg Raver-Lampman, 668-7554

Six CHKD Pediatricians Named Best Doctors in America

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.— Six CHKD pediatricians have been named Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School professors, Best Doctors is widely regarded as a trusted resource to improve the quality of health care around the world.

Selected as best doctors were CHKD pediatricians Scott Eichelberger, Fredric Fink, Robert Fink, Glenda Karp, Hugh McPhee and Ramon Ongkingco.

Best Doctors gives individuals access to expert medical consultations. Through thousands of cases over the last two decades, the Best Doctors proven model has resulted in a change in diagnosis in more than 20 percent of cases, and a change in treatment in more than 60 perecent of cases.

To build a professional roster of the best minds in medicine, Best Doctors conducts the largest, continuous, peer-to-peer survey of the medical profession. Not only does the organization monitor every physician’s current licensure, board certification and malpractice incidents, it evaluates specific expertise, including special research and published work.