"America's Top Doctors for Cancer" recognizes 19 IU Simon Cancer Center physicians


INDIANAPOLIS -- (Dec. 7, 2009) -- Nineteen physicians with the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center have been recognized as the best in their field.


The 19 are among 26 in Indiana included in the most recent edition of America’s Top Doctors for Cancer.  The current guide identifies the nation's most outstanding physicians for the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in adults and children.

The physicians are:

 “We certainly appreciate such recognition from America’s Top Doctors for Cancer,” D. Craig Brater, M.D., dean of the IU School of Medicine, said.  “The guide illustrates that our talented faculty physicians are highly regarded by both their peers and their patients.”

Published by Castle Connolly, the guide contains detailed profiles of more than 2,200 of America’s leading cancer specialists across more than 40 medical specialties.  The doctors are selected by a physician-led research team based on comprehensive national surveys of physicians and medical leaders. 

When selecting a doctor for cancer, or any specialty for that matter, consider these factors:

  • Medical education
  • Residency and fellowships
  • Board certification
  • Hospital appointment
  • Academic and other professional titles
  • Insurance accepted
  • Personality