For Immediate Release - April 9, 2009 - New York, NY - Chosen for his specialty in Orthopedic Surgery with special expertise in limb sparing surgery for pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas, benign musculoskeletal tumors as well as complex hip and knee replacement surgery, James C. Wittig, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Oncology and the Sarcoma Program at Mount Sinai Medical Center has received the honor and distinction of being included in Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., 12th Edition of 'Top Doctors: New York Metro Area .'
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. is a research and information company which publishes a variety of books that seek to guide patients on how to find the best medical care. The physicians included in this 12th edition are representative of the top 10 percent of New York area doctors. Physicians and the medical leadership of leading hospitals in the tri-state area were asked to nominate the best doctors in a particular field. Castle Connelly published the opinions of nominators who took into account Dr. Wittig's education, residency, board certification, hospital appointment, disciplinary record and reputation for dealing with patients of his sub-specialty, orthopedic oncology.
As one of only approximately 150 orthopedic oncologists in the country, Dr. Wittig's status of 'Top Doctor: New York Metro Area' reinforces his ongoing commitment and passion to educate future orthopedic surgeons as well as to continue to seek the most advanced s urgical and medical treatments that provide positive outcomes for patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas and other types of musculoskeletal tumors. If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview or appointment with Dr. Wittig, please call Dr. Wittig's office at (212) 241-1807.