Local Doctors Named Best in NC

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.