Top Doctors awards the 50 best specialists and doctors of 2020 in Spain, chosen by the doctors themselves

  • 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.

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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)

DOCTOR SPECIALTY PROVINCE PROFILE
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
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Ourense View Profile
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
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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.