June 5, 2000 Issue
"Had the person who'd mucked around inside my brain really been the best person for the job?"
-- Steve Fishman, "The Best Doctors 2000"
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Best Doctors 2000
Sure, the best doctors in the world are here in the New York area. But who are they, and how do you find the one you need? You might ask other doctors -- but we've already done that for you. Starting with a pool of more than 15,000 physicians nominated by their peers, the list was culled, cross-checked, and whittled to 1,500, organized by specialty. This year we've also spotlighted specialists in MS, asthma, prostate-cancer aftercare, and Lyme disease. And once again we present a Hall of Fame: eleven physicians whose work exemplifies the medical profession's ideal, whether they're restoring hearing to the profoundly deaf, giving hope to HIV-infected addicts -- or repairing David Letterman's heart.
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The National Interest
Will low-cost aids drugs for Africa dry up the research well?
BY MICHAEL WOLFF
A notorious Wall Street bear finally lightens up
Sexy slides; Steuben on parade
When "dress casual" is serious business
Sales & Bargains
Flip-flops' big splash
Online personal organizers
In M:I-2, Tom Cruise in love
Tales from the crib: Russell Banks's harrowing stories of parents and children
BY JOHN SIMON
Playwright David Auburn's Proof is science with heart
Near South Street Seaport, a new ferry pier with blue-collar muscle
From American Ballet Theatre, Kevin McKenzie's Swan dive
Wendy Wasserstein's American Daughter is at home on TV
Great steaks -- but too much sauce -- at Del Frisco's