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Published on November 30, 2015

Pardee Pulmonologist Gail Clary, M.D., Named to Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America List

Written by Erica Allison

(Hendersonville, N.C.)Gail Clary, M.D., a pulmonologist at Carolina Lung and Sleep at Pardee,has been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016. The prestigious recognition marks the second time Dr. Clary has earned this honor.

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America® List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., and audited and certified by Gallup® results from exhaustive polling of more than 40,000 physicians in the United States. In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer? Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.

"I am honored and humbled that one of my peers, who has also been deemed a 'best doctor,' would consider me worthy of this award," says Dr. Clary. "I am grateful for the affirmation from a fellow subspecialist. My amazing patients, colleagues and coworkers have contributed to this success, and I am thankful for 25 years of living and working in Henderson County."

Dr. Clary is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, sleep medicine and critical care medicine. She practices at Carolina Lung and Sleep at Pardee, located at 705-A Sixth Avenue West in Hendersonville. To schedule an appointment, call (828) 696-2570. Dr. Clary also serves as medical director of Critical Care and the Nutrition Support Team, as well as process owner for the Pardee/UNC Sepsis Care Initiative.

Best Doctors has earned a sterling reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession. 

Over the past 20 years, Best Doctors has earned global acclaim for its remarkable database of physicians, regarded as the world’s premier effort to create a validated, peer-reviewed database of excellence in medicine.  The Best Doctors methodology is rigorously impartial and strictly independent; only those doctors recognized as the top 5 percent of their respective specialty earn the honor of being named one of the Best Doctors in America. The experts who are a 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. 

Best Doctors works with the best 5 percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup has certified Best Doctors as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes in polling physicians to discover the doctors they would choose for their own care. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, the global health solutions company, which has grown to over 30 million members worldwide, uses state-of-the-art technology capabilities to deliver improved health outcomes while reducing costs. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with Fortune 1000 employers, insurers and other groups in every major region of the world. For further information, visit Best Doctors at www.bestdoctors.com.

Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, visitwww.pardeehospital.org.

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