April 18, 2013
SCH Physicians Named to Best Doctors in America List
Two physicians from Scotland County Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. Scotland County Hospital's physicians listed in the database include Dr. Elliott Hix in General Emergency Medicine and Dr. Randall Tobler in General Obstetrics & Gynecology. The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America® database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions - often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment.
Dr. Randall Tobler
Dr. Elliott Hix
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