Dr. John Gibbs, III and Dr. Susan Boutilier Chosen as Best Doctors for 2010-2011
John W. Gibbs, III M.D. Ph.D.
East Carolina Neurology’s John W. Gibbs, III, MD, PhD and Susan Boutilier, MD have been named best doctors in North Carolina for 2010 – 2011 by Best Doctors, Inc. (www.bestdoctors.com).
Best Doctors, Inc., headquartered in Boston, polls in excess of 30,000 physicians across the country annually asking whom they would choose to treat themselves and/or their families. These medical experts have previously been named to the “Best Doctors” category themselves, and are well aware of the stringent guidelines that promote the “best of the best.” Founded in 1989 by two Harvard Medical School affiliated physicians, Best Doctors seek out physician experts in over 400 specialties and sub-specialties throughout the world.
This year, 1,600 physicians were recognized in North Carolina, including doctors in 49 specialties, as reported on BusinessNC.com. This number is 168 more physicians than were chosen from North Carolina last year. Dr. Gibbs is one of 63 physicians noted in the specialty area of neurology. This is the third year Dr. Gibbs has been recognized, receiving the same honor in 2007-2008, 2009-2010, and again this year.
Dr. Gibbs joined the East Carolina Neurology team in 2004. He attended the Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth, where he received his PhD and MD. He completed his residency at Duke University Medical Center, where he also served as Chief Resident and later become a Fellow in Neurophysiology.
His areas of medical interest include sleep medicine, epilepsy, and equilibrium disorders/dizziness. Dr. Gibbs serves as Assistant Clinic Professor of Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Susan Blackwell Boutilier, M.D.
Dr. Susan Boutilier, MD has been recognized in the category of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, as one of only four in the state. Joining East Carolina Neurology in 1998, Dr. Boutilier’s wide range of educational experience includes a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont, a Medical Degree from the Davis School of Medicine from the University of California, and dual Residencies in Pediatrics and Child Neurology, both at Duke University Medical Center.
In addition to her post at East Carolina Neurology, Dr. Boutilier is a Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, in the Department of Pediatrics at Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University.
East Carolina Neurology is the largest and most comprehensive neurological medical practice in eastern North Carolina. Appointments with Dr. Gibbs and Dr. Boutilier, or another of the ECN providers, can be made by calling 752-4848, or toll-free at 1-800-775-4840. More about East Carolina Neurology can be found by visiting the website at www.ecneurology.com.