Thirty One Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians Listed Among Region's Best in Philadelphia Magazine’s 2012 “Top Doctors” Issue
PHILADELPHIA (May 10, 2012)—Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians have, once again, made a strong showing in Philadelphia magazine’s annual "Top Doctors" issue — now available on newsstands — with 31 clinicians listed among the region’s best in their specialties by a national survey of professional peers. The list of “Top Doctors” serves as an important standard for anyone seeking expert medical care in the Philadelphia area.
Fox Chase is also recognized in the accompanying feature story — “Miracle Medicine”, which highlights 28 novel ways Philadelphia doctors are saving lives — for breakthroughs in three areas: laparoscopic surgery, for the single-port surgical techniques; doctor/patient communication, for an iPad application called drawMD; and lung cancer, for a study of an experimental device that tests exhaled breath for signs of lung cancer.
Fox Chase physicians listed in the 2012 “Top Doctors” issue include:
Massimo Cristofanilli, MD
Mark A. Morgan, MD, FACOG, FACS
Mitchell R. Smith, MD, PhD
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).