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Who are the Triangle’s best surgeons? New data provides scores and rankings.

Patients selecting a quality surgeon have largely depended on word-of-mouth or recommendations from their family doctor. Seattle-based start-up Mpirica issues surgeon performance scores, based on Medicare claims data. Several Triangle surgeons said Mpirica’s rankings line up with professional reputations known to nurses, doctors and others in the medical field.

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