JULY 12, 2005 -- Nine Wilmington physicians are listed among the best in the state according to Best Doctors, Inc. That's a medical knowledge firm that polls doctors across the country about who they think are the top in their field.
Here are the doctors in Wilmington who made the list:
Paul Whitesides, Jr.- Hanover Medical Specialists, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Joseph W. Kittinger, III- Wilmington Gastroenterology Associates, Gastroenterology
Janelle A. Rhyne- Wilmington Health Associates, Infectious Disease
Peter Ungaro- Coastal AHEC/New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Marvin L. Hage- Coastal AHEC/New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Obstetrics and Gynecology
James D. Hundley- Wilmington Orthopaedic Group, Orthopedic Surgery
John Parkinson- Psychiatry
Don K. Nakayama- Coastal AHEC/New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Surgery
Ellis Tinsley, Jr.- Wilmington Surgical Associates, Surgery
About four percent of the 20,000 physicians in North Carolina made the list. The full list was published in the July issue of Business North Carolina.