The Best Doctors in America® list represents the top 5 percent of doctors in the country; a list with more than 53,000 expert physicians in more than 450 specialties and subspecialties.

The following doctors were recognized as exceptional doctors by a survey of their peers.

Constantine L. Athanasuleas, MD

Vera A. Bittner, MD, MSPH

Robert C. Bourge, MD

Louis A. Brunsting III, MD

Robert J. Cerfolio, MD

Robert J. Dabal, MD

Louis J. Dell'Italia, MD

Ami E. Iskandrian, MD

Walter H. Johnson, Jr, MD

William D. Jordan, Jr, MD

G. Neal Kay, MD

James K. Kirklin, MD

Yung R. Lau, MD

Mark A. Law, MD

Massoud Leesar, MD

H. Thomas McElderry, MD

David C. McGiffin, MD

Navin C. Nanda, MD

Suzanne Oparil, MD

Marc A. Passman, MD

Bennett Pearce, MD

Gilbert J. Perry, MD

Vance J. Plumb, MD

Sumanth D. Prabhu, mD

Robert P. Robichaux, MD

William John Rogers, Jr, MD

Robb L. Romp, MD, MD

Silvio E. Papapietro, MD

Jose A. Tallaj, MD

James L. Taylor, MD