Executive Team

John J. Connolly, Ed.D.

John J. Connolly, Ed.D.

President and CEO
Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.


Dr. Connolly is the nation’s foremost expert on identifying top physicians, as the publisher of “America’s Top Doctors.®” Dr. Connolly served as President of New York Medical College, the nation’s second largest private medical college, for more than ten years.

He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences, a Director of the New York Business Group on Health, a member of the President’s Council of the United Hospital Fund, and formerly a member of the Board of Advisors of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. Dr. Connolly holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Worcester State College, a Master’s Degree from the University of Connecticut, and a Doctor of Education degree from Teacher’s College, Columbia University.