St. Louis Magazine has released its 2018 Best Doctors issue, revealing the area's
top physicians as selected by other doctors. The list includes physicians representing
SLUCare Physician Group across more than 40 different specialties.
Michael Lim, a SLUCare cardiologist, graces the cover of the 2018 Best Doctors issue
of St. Louis Magazine. Photo by St. Louis Magazine.
In addition to the SLUCare doctors who made the Best Doctors List, the magazine also
featured a number of stories about the research coming out of Saint Louis University
School of Medicine.
George Grossberg, M.D., director of geriatric psychiatry at SLU, was interviewed for a story on new therapies for Alzheimer's patients. The article highlighted SLU's participation
in a multi-center Phase II/III clinical trial which will test the safety and efficacy of an investigational drug’s ability to slow
the decline of brain function and possibly delay or prevent Alzheimer’s disease in
those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who do not yet have symptoms of the illness.
Findings from Sergey Korolev, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and molecular
biology, and his team that they have determined the structure of a key protein that is involved in the body’s inflammatory response. This finding opens the door
to developing new treatments for a wide range of illnesses, from heart disease, diabetes
and cancer to neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson’s disease.
The SLU Memory Clinic, led by Max Zubatsky, Ph.D., provides support — including free
screenings, counseling, and caregiver support groups— to Alzheimer’s patients and
Photos of SLUCare physicians and 2018 Best Doctors Ken Haller, M.D., professor of
pediatrics, and Michael Lim, M.D., professor of cardiology, were also included. Lim's
photo was chosen for the cover of the magazine.
The list is based on the annual "Best Doctors in America" database, which considers
more than one million peer evaluations to create a directory of approximately 40,000
doctors, from 40 medical specialties and 400 subspecialities.
Founded by Harvard Medical School physicians in 1989, Best Doctors, Inc., helps identify
outstanding physicians across a range of medical specialties.
The selected SLUCare physicians — listed by specialty — are:
SLUCare Pediatrics, based at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, is dedicated
to partnering with patients, their families and the community to meet children's physical,
emotional and developmental needs.
SLUCare physicians from a variety of specialties have been recognized by St. Louis
Magazine as best doctors of 2018.
SLUCare Physician Group is the academic medical practice of Saint Louis University,
with more than 500 health care providers and 1,200 staff members in hospitals and
medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. SLUCare physicians are among the
most highly trained in their fields - more than 50 specialties in all - and are national
and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine.