New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Best Doctors: The 2012 List

The Top 1,198 Physicians

Even in this polarized, hyperpoliticized age, there are a few things we can all agree on, and one of them is that finding yourself a doctor is intimidating. Hence the value of New York’s Best Doctors issue, now appearing for its sixteenth year. The 1,198 peer-selected physicians on the 2013 list run the gamut from family practice to specialties that, if we’re lucky, most of us can only dimly identify (cardiac electrophysiology?).


	The $250,000 Physical The $250,000 Physical

MetaMed wants to give your doctor a shot of artificial intelligence.

Order Top Doctors: New York Metro Area
Order America's Top Doctors

Recent Stories


Cancer drugsThe Cost of Living

New drugs could extend cancer patients’ lives—by days. At a cost of thousands and thousands of dollars. Prompting some doctors to refuse to use them.


A Life Worth EndingA Life Worth Ending

The era of medical mircales has created a new phase of aging, as far from living as it is from dying. A son's plea to let his mother go.


XanaxListening to Xanax

How America learned to stop worrying about worrying and pop its pills instead.


HospitalsThe Man Cured of HIV

His case has experts again believing they just might find a cure for AIDS after all.

Critical Cases

Bus“A Textbook of Trauma”

How Jacobi Medical Center responded to the Chinatown charter-bus accident.


hospitalsHow Bad Is Your Breath?

A new–to–New York gadget promises an honest assessment.

Find a Lawyer

When Looking for a Lawyer, Go With Your Gut

"If the chemistry between you is not right, it's not going to work."