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Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 73 Doctors at St. Joseph’s Hospital Recognized as Best Doctors in America

West Bend, Wis. – A total of 73 Medical College of Wisconsin doctors on staff at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital are listed on the Best Doctors in America® 2014 database.

A total of 446 Medical College of Wisconsin faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the database. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from MCW than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin. To view the MCW list of all 446 physicians, by name and specialty, visit the website at http://www.mcw.edu/publicaffairs/NewsCenter/BestDoctors/Best-Doctors-2013.htm.

MCW physicians account for 44 percent of the 1,015 Wisconsin physicians listed in this year’s database. More Best Doctors® practice at MCW’s major teaching hospital affiliates, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, than at any other hospitals in the state.

The database lists 310 MCW physicians who have privileges at Froedtert Hospital, and 231 faculty physicians with privileges at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Many physicians practice at both Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital.

MCW doctors practicing at other hospitals were also honored on the Best Doctors list, including 104 doctors at Froedtert & the Medical College Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, and 70 physicians at the Zablocki VA Medical Center.

The 53,000 U.S. physicians listed in the Best Doctors in America® 2014 database represent the top 5 percent of the nation’s practicing board-certified physicians. Physicians selected for inclusion are determined through a peer-review by thousands of doctors nationwide. Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included. The database is available to public through subscription. Additional information is available at www.bestdoctors.com. Best Doctors® is a registered trademark of Best Doctors, Inc.

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital, founded in 1930 by local doctors, community leaders and the Sisters of the Divine Savior, is a full-service hospital serving residents of West Bend and Washington County. St. Joseph’s Hospital, specializing in women’s health and birthing services, cancer care, surgical procedures and rehabilitation services, is part of the Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin health care network, which also includes Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee; Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls; and more than 30 primary and specialty care health centers and clinics.