Leading Southern California Neurosurgeon Burak Ozgur, MD, Selected for SuperDoctors® 2016 for Neurosurgery for 4th Consecutive Year
Los Angeles, California— January 4, 2016— Southern California Neurosurgeon Burak Ozgur, MD, one of the founders of ONE® Brain & Spine Center® and widely recognized as a leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, was recently named for the fourth year in a row to the Super Doctors® 2016 for Neurosurgery list to be published in Los Angeles Magazine’s January 2016 issue.
“It is always a great honor to be named to the SuperDoctors® List and even a greater honor for my achievements to be recognized by my fellow physicians,” said Dr. Ozgur of his nomination to the SuperDoctors®.
With several years of experience in the field of neurosurgery, Dr. Ozgur has earned a highly respected reputation for his specialization in minimally invasive spine surgery and the compassionate care he provides every patient. Dr. Ozgur has helped thousands of patients from all over the US and abroad who are suffering from debilitating spine injuries and degenerative conditions, such as chronic back pain, neck pain, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, myelopathy and other degenerative disc disease.
Dr. Ozgur also gave credit to his team for his successful practice and shared, “This series of SuperDoctors® award would not have been possible without the support of my team and we are all committed to providing our patients with pain relief with the least invasive procedures, using the most advanced equipment and technology available.”
The Super Doctors® honor is bestowed on only five percent of the country’s 870,000 active physicians. Dr. Ozgur has been practicing neurosurgery for over a decade and he is affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, a leading Orange County hospital.
In the annual selection for Super Doctors® list, MSP Communications— a leading research company and publisher of Super Doctors®— conducts an independent research and thorough multi-step process designed to identify physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement both in less visible and highly specialized medical treatment areas. Super Doctors® provides a selective yet diverse listing of outstanding doctors, representing consumer-oriented medical specialties.
The Super Doctors Award is awarded annually to only five percent of practicing physicians. The selection is made based on the following strict criteria and key indicators:
- Years of experience
- Hospital appointments
- Professional activities
- Leadership positions
- Academic achievements/positions
- Board certifications
- Publications, lectures & presentations
- Honors and awards
- Other outstanding achievement
MSP Communications creates a pool of candidates and invites doctors to nominate colleagues they know to be exceptional in their specified field. Candidates are evaluated based on ten indicators: years of experience, hospital appointments, fellowship training, professional activities, leadership positions, academic achievements, board certifications, publications or lectures, awards and professional achievements. Numerous safeguards are in place to prevent ballot manipulation and doctors may not self-nominate. Nominees are grouped into specialties and regions.
Candidates are also found by searching medical databases, online sources, and publications for doctors who have attained certain credentials.
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