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Primary Care physicians named America’s top doctors

May 10, 2012
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

Three physicians with Physicians' Primary Care of Southwest Florida have been named among the "Best Doctors in America" for by Castle Connolly Medical in New York. Two of those doctors practice in South Fort Myers and have patients from Fort Myers Beach.

Obstetrician/Gynecologists Heather Auld, M.D., George Kovacevic, M.D., and Mary Yankaskas, M.D., will be featured in the June issue of Gulfshore Life magazine. Drs. Auld and Yankaskas, the Beach dotors, also were included in the 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 lists as well.

Selections are made through a national survey of physicians and hospital administrators conducted by Castle Connolly Medical, an independent research and information company that is the nation's leading provider of information on physicians. After the votes are tallied, Castle Connolly ensures that the physicians meet the company's criteria, which include board certification, years of experience in their specialties, and a clean disciplinary record.

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Dr. Heather Auld.

"This is an incredible honor for all of us, especially since the nominations are made by our peers," said Dr. Auld, who practices at the Fort Myers OB/GYN office at 9021 Park Royal Drive.

"As nice as it is to be recognized, our best reviews come from our patients," said Dr. Yankaskas, who practices at both the Fort Myers and Cape Coral OB/GYN offices.

The physicians will be honored by Gulfshore Life magazine at an awards banquet.

Physicians' Primary Care of Southwest Florida, a physician-owned and operated medical practice, was formed in 1996 by many long practicing local physicians and has grown to become the largest independent multi-specialty practice in Southwest Florida with more than 45 medical professionals.

Medical specialties include internal medicine, family practice, obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics. Ten offices are conveniently located in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Lehigh Acres.



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