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Best Doctors: 2017

The Top 1,300 Physicians

Our annual listing of the top physicians in every specialty.

Who decides who makes the Best Doctors list?


	Zohydro The Doctor Who Wants to Change How You Think About Dying

“What frustrates me is, as providers, we’ve lost our humanness and we cease to live when we forget about the human.”


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