NEW YORK, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers flooded Castle Connolly's website www.castleconnolly.com in response to a print and online feature "Long Island's Top Doctors," offered in collaboration with the award-winning newspaper Newsday and www.Newsday.com. "In one day alone, Tuesday, April 29th, Newsday's online users viewed Castle Connolly top doctors' profiles 1.1 Million times, in addition to our usual heavy traffic from other sources," said John J. Connolly, Ed.D., President & CEO. "And this was after the initial online launch on Newsday's website on April 18th had resulted in more than triple our usual doctor searches over the ensuing ten days." The in-print version, which will run over a six-week period, premiered in Newsday on Tuesday, April 29 and also directed readers to newsday.com to search via the Castle Connolly database and find nearly 800 top doctors on Long Island as well as thousands of other top doctors in the New York metro area and across the country. Dr. Connolly noted, "This shows how important it is for consumers to have independent and easily accessible information to help them make the best possible choices for themselves and their loved ones when seeking medical care."
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. was founded in 1991 by John K. Castle, (Chairman) and John J. Connolly, Ed.D. (President and CEO). It achieves its mission to be America's trusted and authoritative source for identifying top doctors and top hospitals through publication of its acclaimed Top Doctors guides, such as America's Top Doctors(R), its online Top Doctors database, Top Doctors features in conjunction with numerous leading national and regional magazines and publications, and various consumer and business-oriented online partnerships. Under the direction of its physician-led research team, Castle Connolly annually surveys tens of thousands of physicians and the medical leadership of hospitals across the country in order to identify and select those physicians regarded by their peers as among the very best in their specialties and for specific diseases. The company also offers access to its top doctors' database to large corporations, organizations and associations through its Super Corporate Membership Program, and personalized assistance in finding a top doctor through its Doctor-Patient Advisor Service
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SOURCE Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.