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January 31, 2017

33 Norwood Hospital Physicians named to "Top Doctors" List

Norwood, MA – January 26, 2017 –Norwood Hospital physicians have been named to Top Doctors lists in both Boston Magazine and South Shore Living Magazine for 2016. Four physicians affiliated with Norwood Hospital were selected for the prestigious Boston Magazine Top Doctors listing, while more than 30 Norwood Hospital doctors made the listing for South Shore Living Magazine.  
Physicians selected by Boston Magazine included Steward Medical Group General Surgeon, Peter J. Lydon, MD;  Nephrologist Bora Hazar, MD; Steward Medical Group Family Medicine Physician James Macek, MD; and Cardiologist Nicholas Ruocco, Jr., MD.  Dr. Lydon and Dr. Macek are recognized for the 3rd consecutive year. 
In addition, 33 Norwood Hospital physicians were recognized as among the best on the South Shore, by South Shore Living Magazine, including 4 surgeons, 3 obstetricians/gynecologists and 3 orthopedic surgeons.  Among those selected were: George Vaida, Waqar Cheema, Nicholas Ruocco, Paul Dagincourt, Brian Hinnebusch, James Macek, Derek Frederickson, Savitha Gowda, Young Kim, Kevin Loughlin, John Al-Jamal, June Chun, Alice Shen, Milhim Aswad, Janie Ho, Susan Chabot, Robert Patz, Joseph Sirois, Jagdish Dhingra, Jonathan Caine, Michael Freiberger, Arthur Giuliano, Christopher Giuliano, Robert Henry, Leah Spitzer, Norman Tabroff, Philip Weinstein, John Frasca, Peter Lydon, Kevin McCarthy, William Nannery, Timothy Anderson and Michael Curran. 
The lists, which are part of the magazine’s December 2016 issues, are developed in partnership with Castle Connelly Medical Ltd, a health care research company.  The review of the area’s best physicians includes doctors in more than 50 specialty areas.  According to Castle Connelly, their research methodology is designed to identify doctors that will speed patients' healing, minimize pain and discomfort, shorten recovery periods and enhance and lengthen lives - in other words, achieve the best possible health outcomes.
“We are fortunate to have an incredibly talented and skilled medical staff at Norwood Hospital,” says Kim Bassett, president of Norwood Hospital. “We are very proud of all of those physicians who have earned the distinction of being named a ‘Top Doctor’ in our community.”