Dr. Kridel Receives Multiple 2012 Top Doctor Honors

By: Dr. Russell W. Kridel


In 2012, Dr. Russell Kridel continues to receive the highest levels of recognition for his exceptional facial plastic surgical skills and quality patient care. Already one of the most highly honored surgeons in Houston and in his specialty, Dr. Kridel has been named by peers and patients to several prestigious 2012 Top Doctor lists.

“I am always so humbled by the kind words and accolades from patients and other surgeons. I love what I do. All of us in the practice are so passionate about providing our patients with the best possible care,” said Dr. Kridel.

Dr. Kridel has been named a 2012 Castle Connolly Top Doctor and a Castle Connolly Top Doctor: Southeastern Texas. Each year, Castle Connolly surveys thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals and asks them to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation. They follow an extensive screening process to identify the top doctors and to provide consumers with detailed information in the Castle Connolly Top Doctors printed guides, online directories and published features. Check out more about the Castle Connolly Top Doctor award process

Through an additional peer-review process, Dr. Kridel has been selected as a “Best Doctor” --- a prestigious roster that represents the top five percent of experts across more than 400 specialties and subspecialties of medicine across the nation. It is the third year in a row that Dr. Kridel has received the distinguished award. Best Doctors® was founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School affiliated physicians with the purpose to provide patients with access to the best minds in medicine. More information about Best Doctors is available here

From 2005-2012, Dr. Kridel has also been designated a Super Doctor in Texas Monthly’s annual Super Doctors list. Candidates are selected based upon surveys of physicians, a medical panel review and additional research analysis. Key Professional Media performs the process, with the goal of finding doctors who have acquired both a “high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement." Super Doctors explains the process here used to nominate Dr. Kridel

H-Texas Magazine voted Dr. Kridel as a Houston’s Top Doc for 2012. He has received this honor annually since 2006. Only the top 1-2% of doctors receive the “Top Doc” honor based upon votes from both physicians and patients. In addition to these recent 2012 accolades, Dr. Kridel has received numerous prestigious honors and awards throughout his years in practice, including the two highest honors from the Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ---- The F. Mark Rafaty Award for surgical excellence and the William K. Wright Award.

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