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Dr. Christopher Ames, Neurological Surgery, is named one of America’s Top Doctors®.

December 17, 2012

Dr. Christopher Ames, a San Francisco, CA physician who is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for inclusion in its prestigious guide of the nation’s top 1% of medical specialists, America’s Top Doctors.

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors has published its newest edition of America’s Top Doctors and has selected Christopher Ames, MD for this exclusive honor.

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Castle Connolly Top Doctors® who are selected each year by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. are first nominated by their peers in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs and each year tens of thousands of physicians cast many tens of thousands of nominations. Nominated physicians are then screened and selected by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more. Only physicians such as Christopher Ames who are considered to be among the top 1% in their specialties are selected for inclusion in America’s Top Doctors.

About Christopher Ames: a short profile by and about the honoree:

Dr. Ames is the director of spinal deformity and spine tumor surgery and co-director of the combined high risk spine service, the Neurospinal Disorders Program, and the UCSF Spine Center. He is board certified in neurosurgery & is ranked in the top 1% of all US Neurosurgeons for spinal tumor surgery & complex spinal reconstruction by US News and World Report. He directs the neurosurgical deformity & adult scoliosis program at UCSF. His tumor practice focuses on en bloc tumor resection for chordoma, chondrosarcoma, giant cell tumor, soft tissue sarcoma, sacral tumors, & other primary bone tumors.

For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor®, please visit Christopher Ames‘s profile on www.castleconnolly.com.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.’s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly commented on Dr. Ames’s recognition: “Being selected for inclusion in America’s Top Doctors is a very significant achievement given to only 1% of American physicians. The world of American doctors includes incredibly high quality medical professionals, yet some stand out. Each year we evaluate tens of thousands of peer nominations from throughout the medical community. Then our experts go even deeper to evaluate and select Top Doctors based on referred doctors’ exceptional work and outstanding conduct. My congratulations to Dr. Ames.”

To find out more or to contact Dr. Christopher Ames of San Francisco, CA, please call 866-817-7463, or visit www.ucsfhealth.org.

This press release was written by American Registry, LLC and Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., with approval by and/or contributions from Christopher Ames and was distributed by PR Newswire, a subsidiary of UBM plc.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. identifies top doctors in America and provides consumers with detailed information about their education, training and special expertise in printed guides and online directories. It is important to note that doctors do not and cannot pay to be included in any Castle Connolly guide or online directory. Learn more at http://www.castleconnolly.com.

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Contact Info:
Dr. Christopher Ames
Phone: 866-817-7463
Email Address: amesc@neurosurg.ucsf.edu
Website: www.ucsfhealth.org

SOURCE American Registry

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