- The award winners are judged on their training and clinical skills, as well as on the basis of the doctors’ own reflection on which doctor they would go to or recommend to their friends or family. In addition, patients’ opinions are taken into account after contacting or visiting the specialists, where they value aspects such as time, attention or care received.
- “This is already the 7th edition of the Top Doctors Awards, and we are proud to award these prizes, especially this year, when we feel it is especially important to recognize the work of experts for their effort and dedication in one of the most difficult years for the healthcare system in Spain,” explains Alberto E. Porciani, CEO of Top Doctors.
- Top Doctors® manages the digital image of 90,000 doctors worldwide and this year 100 million patients use its platforms to access quality medical information and find and contact the best specialists in private healthcare, audited and certified by the most rigorous doctor selection process in the world.
Barcelona, December 09, 2020 – Top Doctors®, an online platform to find and contact the best medical specialists in private healthcare, has just announced the list of the 50 best Spanish doctors and specialists in private medicine in the VII Edition of the Top Doctors® Awards. This prestigious award recognizes the work of specialists and doctors in the last year, valued by the medical collective itself and specialists in each area, responsible for making the nomination through an open survey process aimed at collegiate professionals who wish to participate. Likewise, all the doctors who are part of the platform have passed an external audit control and have been certified by what is currently the most rigorous selection process of doctors in the world, which has more than 25 years of experience. “This is already the VII Edition of the Top Doctors Awards, and for us it is an honor to grant these awards, especially in this year, in which we feel it is especially important to recognize the work of the experts, for their effort and dedication in one of the most difficult years for the healthcare system in Spain,” explains Alberto E. Porciani, CEO of Top Doctors.
In this edition, a total of 5,000 recommendations from professionals have been collected, from which the 50 most highly rated have been selected. The criteria that professionals must take into account when voting are training and clinical skills, as well as the reflection on which doctor they would go to or recommend to their friends or family. In addition, the opinions of patients after contacting or visiting the specialists are taken into account, where they value aspects such as time, attention or care received.
The ranking by provinces of the Top Doctors Awards 2020 is: Madrid (10), Barcelona (9), Valencia (5), Seville (3), Malaga (3), Alicante (3), Zaragoza (2), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (2), Tenerife (2), and 11 provinces with 1 professional selected. Among the most recommended medical specialties in private medicine, Traumatology (with 10 professionals), Ophthalmology (5), Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology (5), Dermatology (4), Assisted Reproduction (3), Plastic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine (3) and Psychiatry, Neurosurgery, Urology, with 2 each, among others, stand out.
This year, for the first time since the Top Doctors Awards began, the number of medical specialists voted for by the group itself is higher than in previous editions, with a total of 14 women winners.
The dermatologist Agustín Viera Ramírez won the Top Doctors Awards for the fifth consecutive year and the traumatologist Mikel Sánchez for the third year.
TD AWARDS 2020: AWARD-WINNING MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS AND SPECIALISTS
(In alphabetical order of the provinces)
|Dr. Manuel Gómez Gutiérrez||General Surgery||A Coruña||View Profile|
|Dr. Manuel Gómez Gutiérrez Mikel Sánchez Álvarez||Traumatology||Alava||View Profile|
|Dr. Ana María Segura Paños||Andrology||Alicante||View Profile|
|Dr. Maria Angustias Oliveras||Psychiatry||Alicante||View Profile|
|Dr. Pablo Martínez Pérez||Traumatology||Alicante||View Profile|
|Fernando Martínez Merino||Podiatry||Almeria||View Profile|
|Dr. Francisco Soldado||Pediatric Traumatology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Gemma Pidemunt Moli||Traumatology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Joan Birbe Foraster||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Laureano Molins López-Rodo||Thoracic Surgery||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Josep Morera Prat||Pneumology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Susana Puig||Dermatology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Josep Brugada Terradellas||Cardiology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Antonio López Pousa||Medical Oncology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Manuel Gómez Gutiérrez Jaume Català Mora||Children’s Ophthalmology||Barcelona||View Profile|
|Dr. Antonio López Cano||Digestive System||Cadiz||View Profile|
|Dr. José Eduardo Arjona Berral||Gynecology and Assisted Reproduction||Córdoba||View Profile|
|Dr. Ramón Querejeta Iraola||Cardiology||Guipuzcoa||View Profile|
|Dr. Agustín Viera Ramírez||Dermatology||Las Palmas de Gran Canaria||View Profile|
|Dr. Olga Medina Moreno||Cardiology||Las Palmas de Gran Canaria||View Profile|
|Dr. Antonio Luis Mostaza Saavedra||Neurosurgery||León||View Profile|
|Dr. Ghassan Elgeadi Saleh||Traumatology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Sylvia Fernandez-Shaw||Assisted Reproduction||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Agustin Granado Tiagonce||Plastic Surgery||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Nicolás Toledano Fernández||Ophthalmology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. José Luis López Estebaranz||Dermatology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Manuel Gómez Gutiérrez Homid Fahandezh-Saddi Diaz||Traumatology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Gema Pérez Sevilla||Aesthetic Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Alfonso Martínez de Carneros Gómez-Caminero||Ophthalmology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Álvaro González Rocafort||Cardiac Surgery for adults and children||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Prof. Antonio María Foruria de Diego||Traumatology||Madrid||View Profile|
|Dr. Vicente de la Varga Salto||Traumatology||Málaga||View Profile|
|Dr. Antonio Ponce Vargas||Rheumatology||Málaga||View Profile|
|Dr. Cesar Pablo Ramirez Plaza||General Surgery||Málaga||View Profile|
|Dr. Teresa Lluch Sebastián||Clinical Neurophysiology||Murcia||View Profile|
|Dr. Ana Belén Fernández Cortiñas|| Traumatolog
|Dr. José Javier Carbonell Casasús||Psychiatry||Palma de Mallorca||View Profile|
|Dr. Ana Martínez Padilla||Plastic Surgery, Aesthetic Medicine and Regenerative Medicine||Seville||View Profile|
|Dr. Pascual Sánchez Martín||Assisted Reproduction||Sevilla||View Profile|
|Dr. Pablo Muñoz Cariñanos||Otorhinolaryngology||Sevilla||View Profile|
|Dr. Francisco Javier Rodríguez Martín||Ophthalmology||Tenerife||View Profile|
|Dr. Antonio Hernández Lecuona||Traumatology||Tenerife||View Profile|
|Dr. Amparo Pérez Ferriols||Dermatology||Valencia||View Profile|
|Dr. Joaquina Belchi Navarro||Cardiology||Valencia||View Profile|
|Dr. Carlos Botella-Asunción||Neurosurgery||Valencia||View Profile|
|Dr. José Carlos Silvestre Navarro||General Surgery||Valencia||View Profile|
|Dr. Alejandro Molina Cabeza||Urology||Valencia||View Profile|
|Dr. Marta Galdós Iztueta||Ophthalmology||Vizcaya||View Profile|
|Dr. Angel Roncalés Badal||Urology||Zaragoza||View Profile|
|Dr. Nieves Segura Arazuri||Allergology||Zaragoza||View Profile|
A selection process based on the excellence recognized by the experts of the profession themselves
Top Doctors®, the online platform for finding and contacting the best medical specialists in private healthcare, audited and certified by the most rigorous doctor selection process in the world, invites all doctors who are part of its platform of excellence to participate in the nomination process, through which it identifies the best doctors nationwide. The doctors who have received the most nominations during the year are nominated as candidates for the Top Doctors Awards®.
The company currently has more than 90,000 professionals from all medical specialties globally who have trusted Top Doctors to manage their online reputation. The platform has also doubled the number of patient visits -more than 100 million-, who have closed up to 2 million face-to-face or telemedicine appointments with their doctors.
Real, verified patient reviews
The award winners have the highest patient-recognized ratings. Given the importance of comments and ratings in influencing the decision-making process of other patients, Top Doctors has implemented a verification system that guarantees the authenticity of the more than 96,000 opinions shared on the platform.
To this end, the company ensures that only real patients who have had an appointment with TibHealth.com members can rate their experience, as it verifies that the patient has actually attended a consultation and publishes both positive and negative comments. “Patient opinions are one of the pillars of Top Doctors, they complement our selection process and are part of our transparency policy,” explains Alberto E. Porciani, CEO of Top Doctors.