James Schaller, MD Best Doctors Award by Physicians
Everyday, people face important medical decisions alone. Studies show one in five patients are treated based on an incorrect diagnosis.
Best Doctors gives people access to the best minds in medicine, so they have the confidence to make informed choices about their care. By getting the diagnosis and treatment right, Best Doctors is improving the quality and cost of healthcare.
Best Doctors experts are at the core of our high-value services. We draw from the expertise of 46,000 expert physicians across over 400 subspecialties of medicine—representing the top 5% of physicians and affiliations with the top medical institutions across the country.
For 20 years we have conducted the largest, continuous, peer-to-peer survey of the medical profession to build our professional roster of the best minds in medicine. And our research team performs a rigorous review. Not only do we monitor current licensure, board certification and malpractice incidents, we also evaluate their specific expertise including special research and published work.
Best Doctors is improving the quality and cost of healthcare by giving individuals access to expert medical consultations. Through thousands of cases over the last two decades, the Best Doctors proven model has resulted in a change in diagnosis in more than 20% of cases, and a change in treatment in more than 60% of cases.
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Best Doctors was founded in 1989 by physicians affiliated with the Harvard Medical School to provide expert medical consultation services.
Today, Best Doctors provides its services globally...
The result is helping people have better quality healthcare, along with the peace of mind knowing that they are receiving the most accurate diagnosis and treatment possible.
DR. SCHALLER STRONGLY SUPPORTS THIS ORGANIZATION'S ACTIONS THAT ARE INTERNATIONAL AND ACT TO IMPROVE A DECREASE IN THE HUGE NUMBER OF MEDICAL ERRORS MADE IN HIGH SPEED TREATMENT LOCATIONS.