New York Magazine Best Doctors
Dr. Dyan Hes, the Medical Director and Founder of Gramercy Pediatrics, and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, has been selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., for inclusion in its authoritative guide to the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area and featured in the New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013 issue. Dr. Hes practices both general pediatrics and specializes in Pediatric Obesity Medicine. She has been included in this prestigious list for the last three years.
Dr. Hes is also a public health advocate who was involved in the effort to ban trans fats in New York City. She is one of only two pediatricians nationwide on the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
The 16th edition of Top Doctors: New York Metro Area includes over 5,500 top physicians in a twenty-county area spanning three states. Selected physicians, including Dr. Hes, represent the top 10% of doctors in the area in 65 medical specialties and subspecialties for the care and treatment of more than 1,800 diseases and medical conditions.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors, as seen in the New York Magazine Best Doctors 2013 issue, are selected each year after being nominated by their peers in an online nomination process. Nominated physicians are selected by a research team based on criteria including medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and much more.
About Dr. Hes:
Dyan Hes, M.D., completed her undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland, where she obtained a B.A. in Public Health. She attended and completed medical school at the American Program of the Sackler School of Medicine, University of Tel Aviv, Israel.
Dr. Hes completed her residency in Social Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York. As a resident, Dr. Hes researched obesity among children and adolescents long before the epidemic became the focus of worldwide attention.
Prior to opening her office, Dr. Hes worked in NY Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, where she developed Be Fit, an obesity intervention program with the YMCA. Be Fit served as a successful model of collaboration between hospitals and community centers. She currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York.
An active advocate for pediatric and adolescent nutrition and weight management, Dr. Hes was honored by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz for her efforts to combat obesity among Brooklyn youth. In 2006, she served as an Expert Witness at the NYC Department of Health Hearing to Ban Trans Fat in Restaurant Food. Dr. Hes was named one of New York’s Top Doctors of 2011 and 2012 by Castle and Connolly.