MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach had 86 physicians named Super Doctors and 11 as Rising Stars by the 2023 Southern California Super Doctors & Rising Stars report The Southern California Super Doctors report lists the most outstanding doctors for more than 40 medical specialties, most of whom are in the top 5% of physicians.
The 2023 Southern California Super Doctors report recognizes the top five percent of active doctors in
Los Angeles County with two lists: Super Doctors 2023 and Rising Stars. The selection process relies on 10 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, surveying physicians in Southern California and ensuring the physicians named are the most respected and talented in their fields.
“Having our physicians listed in the Super Doctors and Rising Stars reports highlight the professionalism of our physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement,” says Joe Kim, M.D., chief medical officer, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. “When a fellow physician recognizes you as one of the best in the community it is quite humbling, we are proud that so many of those physicians are right here on the same medical campus in Long Beach.”
The Super Doctors peer-review-selection process asks doctors to nominate fellow physicians by answering the question, “If you needed medical care, which doctor would you choose?” Candidates were evaluated based on professional achievement, in addition to the Super Doctors’ “blue ribbon panel review” process, where physicians in more than 40 medical specialties evaluate the list of nominees.
The physicians at Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach were recognized in areas including urology, orthopedics, cardiology, gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, general surgery, plastic surgery, oncology, neurology, otolaryngology, pediatrics, pediatric surgery, endocrinology, rheumatology, maternal/fetal medicine, enterology, gastroenterology, thoracic surgery, ophthalmology, neonatal/perinatal medicine and more.
“Our physicians consistently offer exceptional, quality-driven, family-centered care to our patients and families,” says Graham Tse, M.D., chief medical officer, MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. “We are proud to have care teams filled with exceptional physicians and are appreciative of the hard work they do daily.”