Top Doctors List 2018

417 Magazine's annual Top Doctors list features winning physicians in 78 medical and surgical specialties. These 506 physicians were selected by their peers in the local medical community who voted for them in our Top Doctors survey.


Top Doctors is a nomination-based project in which we ask physicians in the area to vote for doctors in various specialties. We ask the doctors to vote for the physicians they would trust to care for their family and friends—experts who exemplify excellence in their specialties.

This list is a service to our readers, giving them a doctor’s perspective regarding the top doctors in dozens of specialty areas. The list is intended to allow patients to see and celebrate their doctors who make the list. It also gives health care seekers a place to see doctors highlighted for achievement and reputation, and can be a great tool for finding the right doctors for their needs.

To complete this nomination project, 417 Magazine contracted DataJoe Research to conduct nominations using an online ballot for collecting, vetting and tallying the votes. DataJoe Research is a survey/research company specializing in data collection and verification, and conducts various nominations across the United States on behalf of publishers.

Only licensed doctors practicing in 417-land were eligible to make the list, and voting was open only to practicing doctors in 417-land. The 2019 survey has closed. Please watch for the results of the nominations in the July 2019 issue of 417 Magazine.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 417-883-7417 or email

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