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Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital physicians Recognized by Chicago Magazine

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Barrington, Ill. -- Seven physicians from Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital were recognized among Chicago's 2014 'Top Doctors' in the January issue of Chicago Magazine. Physicians are nominated by their peers and evaluated on board certification, education, clinical excellence and bedside manner. The list was compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company.

"We are honored to have physicians who are considered to be among the best in their field," said Karen Lambert, President of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital. "This reinforces that our patients are receiving high quality care in their community and close to home.

Barry Altshuler, Pediatrics

Bonnie Bremer, Internal Medicine

Mary B Collins, Pediatrics

David Crandall, OB-GYN

Melinda Einfalt, Internal Medicine

Joseph Fojtik, Internal Medicine

Diane Fondriest, Pediatrics

"We consider ourselves fortunate that they have chosen to practice at our hospital. Our medical staff is the backbone of the hospital and one of our greatest assets." said Barry Rosen, MD, Vice-President of Medical Management at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.

To view physician profiles, please visit the Advocate Health Care Doctor Directory.

Click here to view the full list of Advocate doctors named in Chicago Magazine's 2014 list.


About Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois is a 169-bed acute care hospital with more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties. It is part of Advocate Health Care, named one of the Top Ten hospital systems in the U.S. by Thomson-Reuters. For the second consecutive year, Good Shepherd has been named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. Advocate is a faith-based organization that exists to serve its communities. Advocate contributed $571 million in charitable care and services to communities across Chicagoland and Central Illinois in 2012. For more about Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, visit