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Morristown Medical Center’s Dr. Philippe Genereux Named One of World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers for the Fourth Consecutive Year

January 24, 2024

Morristown, NJ – January 24, 2024 – Philippe Genereux, MD, FACC, a Medical Director of the Structural Heart Program at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, has been named a Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate. An interventional cardiologist internationally recognized for his novel research, Dr. Genereux has achieved this distinction for the fourth consecutive year.

According to the Web of Science™, Dr. Genereux’s publications rank in the top one percent of clinical medicine citations over the past decade by his peers and colleagues. Dr. Géneréux has been published more than 350 times in peer-reviewed cardiology journals and has been cited nearly 35,000 times.
Of the world’s population of influential scientists and social scientists who have made significant contributions in their fields, Highly Cited Researchers represent just 1 in 1,000 researchers globally.
Linda Gillam, MD, MPH, MACC, the Dorothy and Lloyd Huck Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Service Line for Atlantic Health System, and Professor of Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University said, “We congratulate Philippe on this prestigious distinction. Cardiac patients, not only at Morristown Medical Center, but around the world benefit from his top-level research in this highly specialized field.”
Analysts at the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)™ have recognized 6,849 Highly Cited Researchers in 2023, from more than 1,300 institutions in 67 nations and regions. The evaluation and selection process draws on data from the Web of Science™ citation index, together with analysis performed by bibliometric experts and data scientists at the ISI at Clarivate™.

Evaluation and selection process

This year, 7,125 Highly Cited Researcher 2023 designations were issued to 6,849 individuals. The number of awards exceeds the number of unique individuals because some researchers are recognized in more than one Essential Science Indicators (ESI) field of research. The analysis of countries/regions and institutions counts designated awards and is thus based on the total of 7,125. The 2023 list features 3,793 Highly Cited Researcher recognitions across 20 fields, with an additional 3,332 recognitions for outstanding performance in multiple fields (cross-field). The selection process involves rigorous evaluation and curation of data from Highly Cited Papers in trusted science and social sciences journals indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded™ and Social Sciences Citation Index™ during the 11-year period 2012 to 2022 and involves the review of 188,500 Highly Cited Papers across various fields.

About Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of 19,000 team members and 5,440 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 12 counties and 6.2 million people. The not-for-profit system offers more than 400 sites of care, including its seven hospitals: Morristown Medical Center in Morristown, NJ, Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, NJ, Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, NJ, Goryeb Children’s Hospital in Morristown, NJ, Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, NJ and through its partnership with CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold, NJ.

The system includes Atlantic Medical Group, part of a physician enterprise that makes up one of the largest multispecialty practices in New Jersey with more than 1,600 physicians and advance practice providers. Joined with Atlantic Accountable Care Organization and Optimus Healthcare Partners they form part of Atlantic Alliance, a Clinically Integrated Network of more than 2,500 health care providers throughout northern and central NJ.

Atlantic Health System provides care for the full continuum of health care needs through 24 urgent care centers, Atlantic Visiting Nurse and Atlantic Anywhere Virtual Visits. Facilitating the connection between these services on both land and air is the transportation fleet of Atlantic Mobile Health.

Atlantic Health System leads the Healthcare Transformation Consortium, a partnership of six regional hospitals and health systems dedicated to improving access and affordability and is a founding member of the PIER Consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research – a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand access to groundbreaking research across five health systems in the region.

Atlantic Health System has a medical school affiliation with Thomas Jefferson University and is home to the regional campus of the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers and is the official health care partner of the New York Jets.