Expertscape Ranks Top Doctors and Hospitals in Wilson Disease

Leading Wilson Disease Experts and Institutions Identified and Ranked Using Objective, Data-Driven Healthcare Tool
PALO ALTO, Calif. - Feb. 28, 2014 - PRLog -- In recognition of Rare Disease Day, and as part of our continuing program to highlight expertise and excellence in healthcare, Expertscape takes pleasure in recognizing the top institutions and medical specialists worldwide in Wilson disease research and treatment.

A genetic disorder characterized by the build-up of copper in the body’s tissues, this disease can be fatal if left untreated. With proper diagnosis and medical care, patients can live relatively normal lives. In more complex cases, there may be benefit from a second opinion from a medical specialist or center with extensive interest in Wilson disease.

Among those demonstrating particular expertise in Wilson disease,, Expertscape would like to recognize the following five individual experts and institutions for their pre-eminent contributions to its understanding and treatment:

Leading Experts – Wilson Disease
1. Dr. Michael Schilsky - Yale University
2. Dr. Eve Roberts - Hospital for Sick Children
3. Dr. Peter Ferenci - Universitat Wien
4. Dr. Svetlana Lutsenko - Johns Hopkins
5. Dr. Jonathan Gitlin - Marine Biological Laboratory

Leading Institutions – Wilson Disease
1. University of Michigan
2. Hospital for Sick Children - Canada
3. Washington University - Missouri
4. Universiteit Utrecht - Netherlands
5. Universitat Wien - Austria

To view Expertscape’s comprehensive results for Wilson Disease, covering hundreds of institutions and thousands of specialists worldwide, please visit   And you can view Expertscape  results for the foremost medical experts for many other medical conditions, including Gaucher, Duchenne, and Kawasaki diseases, here:

The Expertscape medical search and ranking solution uses objective algorithms to identify the most knowledgeable and experienced doctors and medical institutions across over 26,000 specific topics, stratified by geography. With Expertscape, healthcare consumers can quickly and easily find the top doctors within their travel area and then learn more about their expertise and knowledge. Expertscape defines an expert as someone who has published peer-reviewed research in the science, therapies, and complications for a specific medical topic. To search on any medical topic, visit

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