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Published on December 10, 2007

Ten RIC Physicians Among Chicago Magazine's "Top Doctors" for 2007

Dr Elliot Roth

Dr. Elliot Roth

The January issue of Chicago Magazine, out now, features 10 RIC physicians in the publication’s annual listing of “Top Doctors,” 350 physicians in 55 specialties in the Chicago area. While all 10 are listed under their areas of specialty, Dr. Elliot Roth also is featured in a one-page question-and-answer article about innovations happening at RIC. As RIC’s chief academic officer, Dr. Roth discusses recent innovations in bionic medicine, language therapy and the KineAssist machine, a robotic device that supports a patient’s weight and can catch them if they become off-balance while working with therapists to regain their ability to walk.

The researchers the magazine uses to compile its annual list use mail and telephone surveys to ask physicians and the medical leadership of area hospitals to identify exceptional, highly skilled doctors. They follow up with a careful screening of each doctor’s educational and professional credentials and experience before finally selecting those physicians most highly regarded by their peers.

Those RIC doctors listed among the best in this year’s listing are: