SOURCE: Hand Center of Nevada

Hand Center of Nevada

April 13, 2016 10:01 ET

Las Vegas Orthopaedic Surgeon Named a Castle Connolly "Top Doc"

Dr. James Vahey of the Hand Center of Nevada Was Recently Selected as One of the "Top Docs" in the Las Vegas Valley by Castle Connolly and Vegas Seven Magazine

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Apr 13, 2016) - The Hand Center of Nevada recently revealed that one of their founding members, Dr. James Vahey, was chosen as one of the "Best in Hand Surgery" in the annual Vegas Seven "Top Docs" list. This title is bestowed upon physicians who demonstrate exceptional skill, extensive training, and an uncompromising commitment to patient care. The orthopaedic hand surgeon says he is deeply honored by this recognition, and he credits the achievement to his patient-focused philosophy and dedication to excellence.

According to Vegas Seven, candidates are selected via an online nomination process in which licensed physicians recommend other doctors who are highly regarded in their field. From there, contenders are thoroughly screened on the basis of experience, education, training, and special expertise. Castle Connolly is an independent healthcare information and research organization that has no financial incentive. Once selected, the "Top Docs" are published with their background details to provide patients with an up-to-date guide on the best medical professionals and facilities in the nation.

Dr. Vahey notes that physicians are selected by a panel of their peers and must earn this distinction based on merit alone. He believes the "Top Docs" process helps to identify the surgeons who provide unsurpassed care, and he is honored to be among the recipients of this award. As one of "The Best in Hand Surgery" in Las Vegas, he hopes to continue to provide compassionate, effective treatment to existing and future patients at the Hand Center of Nevada.

About James Vahey, MD
Dr. James Vahey is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity treatment. The Co-Director of the Hand Center of Nevada, he earned his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors. Dr. Vahey completed a fellowship in hand, microsurgery, and upper extremity surgery at the prestigious Indiana Hand Center. He also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH). Dr. Vahey is available for interview upon request.

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