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40 Under Forty: Dr. Nicole Ortiz

Dr. Nicole Ortiz found the Coachella Valley ideally sized to be able to make an immediate impact and allow her dream, Live Well Clinic, to come alive.

Enrique G. Jacome, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Enrique G. Jacome was the first gynecologic surgeon to perform a robotic hysterectomy in Riverside County and is an expert on da Vinci robotic surgery.

Sean A. Barlow, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Sean A. Barlow, chief psychiatrist at Betty Ford Center, is driven by the interconnectedness of emotions, biology, and society.

Khoi Le, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Growing up in Vietnam during the war years, Dr. Khoi Le saw firsthand the need for good medical care.

Bryan L. Stone, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Let Dr. Bryan L. Stone explain his branch of medical science, and he enthusiastically describes nephrology as a full-body concert.

Monica Khanna, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Monica Khanna describes her job as providing 'confidence' for the patient, even before she mentions the state-of-the-art radiation technology.

Timothy M. Jochen, M.D. - Top Doctors 2014

Dr. Timothy M. Jochen is not only accomplished in medicine, he has also worked as an engineer - a valuable skill in his highly successful dermatology practice.

Top Doctors 2014

Palm Springs Life has partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company, to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and hospitals.

Shahriyar Tavakoli, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Farhad Limonadi, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Director of Neurosurgery, Eisenhower Neurosciences Institute Chair, Brain Tumor Board, Eisenhower Medical Center

Bhagwan Moorjani, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

“Ever since I was 4 years old, I wanted to be a doctor,” says Dr. Bhagwan Moorjani, the Coachella Valley’s only board-certified pediatric neurologist. “The brain always fascinated me, and I love children.

Marla Lander, M.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Dr. Marla Lander chose a career in medicine because the body has always intrigued her. “I wanted to know how it worked and how to cure it when it was sick,” she says.

Peter Przekop, D.O., PH.D. - Top Doctors 2013

A trailblazer in the field of pain management. Invited to join the Betty Ford Center in 2008, he launched a groundbreaking, 45-day, medication-free program to help patients overcome chronic pain.

James Bell, M.D., PH.D. - Top Doctors 2013

Orthopedics, says Dr. James Bell, “really intrigued me in medical school. It was enjoyable, putting things back together.

Top Doctors 2013

If you’re looking for the right doctor, you want a recommendation from a trusted friend. To that end, Palm Springs Life partners with New York-based Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Our 2012 Top Doctors

A physician-led research team identifies the desert’s 78 top doctors in 37 specialties.

Our 2011 Top Doctors

A physician-led research team identifies the desert’s 77 top doctors in 39 specialties

Our 2010 Top Doctors

When looking for the right doctor, a strong recommendation from a trusted friend goes a long way. To that end, Palm Springs Life has partnered with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a physician-led research firm based in New York, to independently survey the Coachella Valley and reveal the crème de la crème.

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2014/15 Best of the Best

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