By: Sharath Joji  Aug. 25, 2022
Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz is a top-ranked Physician with the most experience for Breast Cancer in Connecticut according to Dexur’s analysis of Patient volumes. Research suggests that patient case volume and experience is positively correlated with better quality outcomes. Dexur is an approved purchaser of CMS claims data and a leading provider of data-driven rankings and research for healthcare. Dexur's data is trusted by healthcare leaders, media and top academic institutions such as Harvard.
Dr. Zelkowitz is one of the most experienced oncologists in Connecticut based on the number of unique patients treated. Our rankings are formulated based on the analysis of patient volumes for all physicians for the condition. Physicians with less than 11 cases between Jan 2021 and Dec 2021 were not considered for the study. Dr. Zelkowitz treated 268 unique Breast Cancer patients, the second-highest for any Physician treating the condition in the nation, thus making him a top-ranked Physician based on experience in Dexur Rankings.
Oncologist Dr. Richard S Zelkowitz serves the county of Fairfield in Connecticut. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1983 and has been in practice for more than 35 years. Dr. Zelkowitz is currently affiliated with Hartford Healthcare Medical Group Specialists and Western Connecticut Medical Group.
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