Three Muir Orthopaedic Specialists Physicians Named Super Doctors

Physicians Selected in Top Five Percent of Doctors in Region

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (September 7, 2012) — Muir Orthopaedic Specialists (MOS) physicians Dr. Christopher Coufal, Dr. Ramiro Miranda and Dr. John M. Knight were selected as Super Doctors, an honor awarded to the top five percent of physicians in the region. All three were chosen as Super Doctors in the field of orthopedic surgery.

Super Doctors selects outstanding physicians from more than 40 medical specialties who have attained a high degree of peer recognition or professional achievement.

Super Doctors are selected based upon nominations by other physicians or selected by a research team that searches medical databases, online sources, and publications for doctors who have attained certain credentials, honors or professional achievements. Candidates are then evaluated based on 10 different factors including years of experience, hospital appointments, fellowships, professional activities, leadership positions, academic achievements or positions, board certifications, honors and awards, and more.

"It is an honor to have three of our physicians chosen for such a distinction," says K.C. Campion, Chief Executive Officer of Muir Orthopaedic Specialists. "We strive to provide state-of-the-art medical practices and patient care while also offering patients a comprehensive facility for all of their orthopedic needs."


About Muir Orthopaedic Specialists

A regionally recognized orthopedic practice located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists is comprised of an expert team of physicians and providers with a variety of specialty focuses. Using state-of-the-art techniques in orthopedic medicine, Muir Orthopaedic Specialists restores mobility in musculoskeletal injuries, treating the foot, ankle, knee, hip, spine, shoulder, elbow and hand. Muir Orthopaedic Specialists facilities are located east of San Francisco in Walnut Creek (two locations), Brentwood, San Ramon and Concord. For more information, please visit