Accounting Firm

Whether it’s for taxes or for balancing the books, there are myriad accounting firms that can meet your needs. Oklahoma readers say that HoganTaylor and Eide Bailly are the top firms in the state. Ernst & Young follows in second, while Deloitte & Touche rounds out this year’s top three.


Aestheticians have many jobs; among them is to make you feel beautiful. Gabriel Horn of Dr. Joey Manduano Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery is once again named Best Aesthetician by our Tulsa readers. Lee Beasley of Bella Vita Spa & Salon comes in second, followed by Tara Tibbs of Emerge Medical Day Spa in third.

Suzanne Kelley of Bella Strada Salon Spa in Edmond was named top aesthetician by our Oklahoma City readers. Sybil Richardson of Cottonwood Salon Spa and Alex Mendez-Kelley of The MakeUp Bar round out the top three.


There are numerous companies with which to enjoy a flight. Statewide, our readers name Southwest Airlines Best Airline for service and affordability. American Airlines remains in second, followed by United Airlines in third.

Assisted Living Center

Some of our seniors need a bit more help with day-to-day activities, so they may opt to live in an assisted living facility. Montereau is voted top assisted living center in Tulsa, followed by Inverness Village. Emeritus of Tulsa and St. John Villas round out this year’s top three.

Emeritus at Quail Creek is named Best Assisted Living Center in Oklahoma City, followed by Epworth Villa in second and Sterling House Assisted Living in third.


There are a wide variety of reasons one may need an attorney. And our readers’ top attorney votes definitely represent that gamut. Robert P. Coffey Jr. of Coffey, Gudgel & McDaniel shares the top spot this year with William R. Grimm of Barrow & Grimm. Bruce Edge of Edge Law Firm and Michael Barkett and The Barkett Law Firm split the second slot, while Daniel B. Graves of Graves McLain PLLC and James R. Hicks of Morrel Saffa Craige round out the top three.

In Oklahoma City, Randall K. Calvert of Calvert Law Firm is voted top attorney by our readers. He is followed by Robert H. Alexander Jr. of The Law Office of Robert H. Alexander, Jr., PC in second and Mark E. Hammons Sr. of Hammons, Gowens, Hurst & Associates in third.

Auto/Tire Shop

Fix a flat. Replace a belt. Tune up. There are places across the state offering top-notch automobile service. Across Oklahoma, our readers give Hibdon Tire top billing for great service and reasonable prices. Robertson Tire and Firestone also receive stellar reviews and, therefore, a place on our list.


Bank of Oklahoma is once again Tulsa’s top pick for best place to keep your money. Arvest Bank and Bank of America also receive high marks for customer service, as do ONB Bank and Trust, F&M Bank & Trust and RCB Bank.

In Oklahoma City, Bank of Oklahoma also receives the most votes, followed by mainstays First Fidelity Bank and MidFirst Bank.


Whether it’s a business lunch, intimate dinner party or a wedding reception for 500, there are lots of occasions to call in someone to handle the catering. Tulsa’s Just Catering By Orr is voted top caterer, followed by Catering Kitchen and Eats2U.

In Oklahoma City, Chef Christine Dowd of Aunt Pittypat’s Catering continues to wow her fans with great cuisine for a crowd. Deep Fork Catering and Cheveer’s Catering & Events round out this city’s top three.


Dr. Chuck Zoellner of Zoellner Chiropractic is Tulsa’s big winner in The Best of the Best, as our readers voted him top chiropractor in the city. Dr. Eric Schluter of Schluter Chiropractic split votes for second place; Dr. Tim Cole of Integrated Physical Health comes in a strong third.

In the Oklahoma City area, Dr. Kyle Griffith of Griffith Chiropractic & Nutrition takes the cake for his holistic approach to health. Dr. Brett Odum of Odum Chiropractic Clinic and Gary Carpenter of Carpenter Chiropractic Clinic take second and third, respectively.

Cleaning Service

No job is too big or small for these cleaning services. Merry Maids comes in first in the Tulsa area, followed by locally owned Clean Freaks of Tulsa and Mommy Maids.

Merry Maids also scores a first place finish in Oklahoma City, followed by Molly Maid of Metro OKC and Sooner Maid.

Cosmetic or Plastic Surgeon

Whether it’s out of necessity or for cosmetic reasons, it’s important to find the cosmetic or plastic surgeon that’s the best fit for your procedure Dr. Angelo Cuzalina and Dr. James Koehler of Tulsa Surgical Arts have once again been named tops in the category. Dr. Joey Manduano of Manduano Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery lands in second place, followed by Dr. Arch Miller and Center for Plastic Surgery physician Dr. Mark Mathers.

In Oklahoma City, readers visit Dr. Tim Love for their cosmetic or plastic surgery needs. Dr. Michell Cohn of Cosmetic Surgical Arts & Rejuvenation of Oklahoma and Dr. Justin Jones of Waterford Plastic Surgery round out the top three in Oklahoma City.


Tulsa readers rely on Dr. Chris Ward to keep their teeth the pearly whitest. Dr. Andrew Carletti of Carletti Dentistry and Dr. Mike Hinkle of Utica Dental share the second slot, followed by Riverside Dental Spa and My Dentist in third.

Dr. J. Ashley Hancock of Classen Dental has earned the top spot in Oklahoma City, followed by Dental Depot and Dr. Larry Leemaster in second and third, respectively.


This new category produced lots of opinions. However, it was Dr. David Adelson of OU Dermatology that earned the most votes. Dr. Jeff Alexander and Dr. Bernard Robinowitz split the second spot, followed by Dr. David Minor and the physicians practicing at Tulsa Dermatology Clinic.

Dr. Raymond L. Cornelison of Dermatology Associates claims the top spot in Oklahoma City, followed by Dr. Michael John of Edmond Dermatology Clinic. Dr. Julie Lowe of Plastic Surgery & Dermatology Associates rounds out Oklahoma City’s top three.

Dry Cleaners/Laundry

Where are the best places to go for that crisp crease in your trousers? In Tulsa, Yale Cleaners claims the top spot for its stellar service, followed by Fox Cleaners and LaMode Cleaners in second and third, respectively.

Oklahoma City’s BEST Cleaners takes first in that city, followed by Parkway Cleaners in second and Fashion Cleaners in third.

Event or Party Planner

There are some event planners that can elevate an event to the next level. In Tulsa, one such planner is Phil Long, who is once again is named top event planner in Tulsa. Talmadge Powell comes in second, followed by Lynn Wheatley of Lasting Impressions and Ashley Farthing of Farthing Events.

Oklahoma City’s Epic Events is named top party planner, followed by Sacha Patires of Whimsical Weddings & Events and Judy Lehmbeck of Judy Lehmbeck Bridal & Party.


Roses, daisies and peonies, oh my. In Tulsa, Toni’s Flowers & Gifts once again claims the top spot in the florist category for imaginative arrangements with high-quality flowers. Petal Pushers comes in second, followed by Mary Murray’s Flowers, Mrs. Dehaven’s Flower Shop and Whole Foods Market.

In Oklahoma City, New Leaf Florist won the most votes, followed by Floral & Hardy and Tony Foss Flowers in second and third, respectively.

Funeral Service

It’s a service that may not often be a topic of conversation, but it is important to know to whom to turn after the death of a loved one. Moore Funeral Homes is Tulsa’s pick for funeral service providers, followed by Ninde Funeral Directors and Floral Haven.

In Oklahoma City, Mercer-Adams Funeral Service wins the category, followed by Hahn-Cook and Vondel L. Smith & Sons Mortuary.

Hair Salon

Long or short, curly or straight, we all need someone to tend to our locks. ARCS in Tulsa is voted Best Hair Salon by our readers. ARCS is followed by Ihloff Salon & Day Spa and Michael Brothers Hair. Bella Vita Spa & Salon, iidentity Salon and Cypress Avenue Salon fall into third.

Oklahoma City’s Salon W earns this year’s top spot, followed by Cottonwood Salon Spa and funky favorite Velvet Monkey Salon.

Health Club/Gym

Our readers like to stay fit, so they head to Saint Francis Health Zone for cardio equipment and great classes. St. John Siegfried Health Club is also a favorite, as is Sky Fitness, with multiple locations in the metro area.

Oklahoma City readers give Aspen Athletic Club the top spot on this year’s list. YMCA and Gold’s Gym follow in second and third, respectively.

Health Insurance

When readers in Oklahoma need their health insurance needs met, they most often call on Community Care. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma comes in second this year, followed by United Health Care.

Home/Auto Insurance

State Farm Insurance is once again recognized as tops for great home and auto insurance coverage. Farmers Insurance Group follows in second, while Allstate rounds out the top three.


Grace Hospice received the most votes this year for Best Hospice, followed by Hospice of Green Country in second. Saint Francis Hospice and Clarehouse round out Tulsa’s top three.

In Oklahoma City, Lifecare Oklahoma is the top vote getter. Valir Hospice Care and INTEGRIS Hospice place second and third, respectively.


Whether it’s a trip to the ER for a broken bone or something more serious, Tulsa readers rely on the quality care and expertise of the medical professionals at Saint Francis Health System. Our readers voted St. John Health System into second place, followed by Hillcrest Medical Center in third.

In Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS Hospital takes the top spot for Best Hospital, followed by OU Medicine in second place. Mercy Health System and St. Anthony’s Hospital share the third spot this year.

Investment Firm

When it comes to managing personal wealth and financial security, readers across the state trust Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Not far behind at the top of the list is Merrill Lynch. UBS Financial Services and Charles Schwab slide into third.

Law Firm

There are many law firms in the state. However, only a few can claim to be The Best of the Best. Conner & Winters and Gable Gotwals split the voters this year, so both claim the top spot. Hall Estill and Latham, Wagner, Steele & Lehman come in second, followed by Graham Allen & Brown PLLC and Jones Gotcher & Boganm PC in third.

Oklahoma City readers vote Crowe Dunlevy and Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP first place this year, followed by The Tawwater Law Firm PLLC and McAffee & Taft. Foliart, Huff, Ottaway & Bottom and Echols, Echols and Smalley round out the top three.

Life Insurance

Whose insurance would you trust your life with? Readers go with New York Life Insurance time and again for the assurance and confidence of caring for their loved ones. American Fidelity Assurance Co. came in a close second followed by MetLife.

Medical Spa

Medical spas help keep you looking your very best. Utica Square Skin Care and Skin Care Institute share the top spot on this year’s list, followed by Skin Medic and Skin Renewal of Tulsa. Clinical Care Skin Solutions and Emerge Medical Day Spa round out this year’s top three.

Oklahoma City readers rely on Mariposa MedSpa for their skin health. Advanced Aesthetics comes in second, followed by Rejuvena Cosmetic Medical Center in third.

Moving Service

Moving can be a test of patience and will. Luckily, there are some services that can ease the pressure. Two Men and a Truck receive the most votes this year in Tulsa, followed by 2 Fellas Moving & Storage in second. Mayflower and Allied movers round out the top three.

All My Sons Moving & Storage claims first prize this year in Oklahoma City, followed by 2 Fellas & A Big Vehicle. Able Movers comes in third place.

Nursing Home

Saint Simeon’s Episcopal Home is named Best Nursing Home by our Tulsa readers this year. Oklahoma Methodist Manor follows in second, while Forest Hills Assisted Living and University Village come in third.

Kindred Hospital Oklahoma City receives most votes for the category in OKC, followed by Grace Living Center and Bellevue Health & Rehabilitation Center in second and third, respectively.


Dr. Marc Goldberg of Eye Institute is named Best Ophthalmologist in Tulsa, followed by Dr. Mark Abel of Triad Eye Medical Clinic. Dr. Dan Langley of Eyecare Associates South Tulsa and Dr. Ned Reinstein of Reinstein Eye Associates round out the top three.

Dr. Michael Siatkowski of Dean McGee Eye Institute claims this year’s top spot in Oklahoma City. Dr. James Richard of Children’s Eye Care and Dr. Cynthia Bradford of Dean McGee Eye Institute claim second and third.


Dr. Blane Snodgrass can boast that he’s Best Optometrist in Tulsa, according to our readers. Dr. Robert Zoellner of Robert H. Zoellner and Associates and Dr. Denise Roddy of Advanced Eye Care split the vote and earn second this year. The optometrists of Harrel Eye Care earn a respectable third.

In Oklahoma City, Dr. Joseph Phillips of Omni Park Eye Center earns the top spot on this year’s The Best of the Best list, followed by Dr. Phil Clayton of TSO Optical and Dr. Andrew Hogue of Edmond Regional Eye Associates in second and third, respectively.


Dr. Thomas Kirkpatrick of Kirkpatrick and Lai Orthodontics receives the vote of confidence by those who have turned to him to improve their smile. Dr. Kevin Duffy of Kevin Duffy Orthodontics and Cooper Chockley Orthodontics both take second, followed by The Brace Place in third.

Dr. Mark Felton is named Best Orthodontist in Oklahoma City, followed by Dr. Phillip Parker in second. The orthodontists at Orthodontic Associates round out the top three.

Orthopedic Surgeon

A new category to this year’s list, Dr. Scott Dunitz of Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates is the inaugural winner in Tulsa. Dr. Greg Holt of Orthopedic Center and Dr. Bryan J. Hawkins of Central State Orthopaedic split second place, followed by Dr. Ronald LaButti of Central State Orthopedic Specialists and Dr. Steven Anagnost of The Spine & Orthopedic Institute in third.

Dr. Carlan Yates of McBride Orthopedic Clinic wins the votes from Oklahoma City readers. Dr. David Teague of OU Medical Center claims second, while Dr. Brock Schnebel of McBride Orthopedic Clinic represents third place.


Dr. Donald Hamilton is voted Best Pediatrician in Tulsa this year, followed by Dr. Brian Raley of Avalon Park Pediatrics. Dr. Dawn Mayberry of South Tulsa Pediatrics comes in third place.

Dr. Andrea Key of Northwest Pediatrics of Oklahoma City claims the top spot in her city, followed by Dr. Richard Stanford in second place and Dr. Charles Leveridge, also of Northwest Pediatrics of Oklahoma City, in third.

Pet Grooming Services

Let the professionals at PetSmart groom your favorite four-legged friend; our Tulsa readers have vouched for it in this year’s poll. Petco comes in second this year, followed by Sloppy Dog Wash and Pooches.

PetSmart also claims the top spot in Oklahoma City. Lucky Dog Lodge and Puppy Paws Salon & Spa come in second and third, respectively.


National chain Walgreens is voted Best Pharmacy in the inaugural year of this category. CVS also wins a nod by our Tulsa readers. Locally owned businesses The Apothecary Shoppe and Saffa Compounding Pharmacy share third place.

CVS places first among our readers in Oklahoma City. Walgreens and Nichols Hills Drug come in second and third.

Place to Call When YouSmash Your Luxury Car    

After a fender-bender, it’s best to head to a shop that has the credentials and experience to know how to bring your car back to life. Hourglass Collision Repair is Tulsa’s top pick for this. Barron & Hart and Jim Blankenship Quality Collision & Repairs share the second spot. Karoll Martin Paint & Body Shop claims third place.

Collision Clinic is the top place to head after you smash your car in Oklahoma City. GW and Son Auto Body also make this year’s list, as does Bodyworks.


Selling or buying, it’s best to have the best realtor in your corner. Peter Walter of Walter & Associates is Tulsa’s top pick for Best Realtor. Jacki Crews of McGraw Realtors comes in second, followed by Blake Loveless of Walter & Associates.

Brad Reeser of Keller Williams Realty has the loyalty of Oklahoma City readers. Kent Potter, who specializes in high-end properties, claims second, and Phyliss Bennett, a RE/MAX agent, comes in third place.

Retirement Community

There are great places to spend retirement years in the state. Tulsa readers name Montereau top retirement community, followed by Senior Star Living and Tulsa Jewish Retirement Health Care Center. Town Village Tulsa and Country Club of Woodland Hills round out the top three.

Oklahoma City readers recognize Epworth Villa as a great retirement community. Concordia Life Care Community and Spanish Cove Retirement Community come in second and third, respectively, on this year’s list.


There are great places to go for a little rest, relaxation and pampering in Oklahoma. Spa Southern Hills is voted top spa in Tulsa, followed by Bella Vita Spa and Salon. European Spa and Salon and Ihloff Salon & Day Spa round out the top three.

Edmond mainstay Cotonwood Salon Spa grabs the top spot in the Oklahoma City area. Renaissance Salon & Spa and Eden Salon & Spa earn the second and third spots, respectively.

Staffing Agency

Tulsa readers name Part-Time Pros top staffing agency in the city. Express Employment Professionals come in second, followed by Premier Staffing and Key Personnel.

The Oklahoma City contingent names Express Employment Professionals No. 1 staffing agency, followed by Addison Group. Accel Financial Staffing rounds out the top three.


We debut this category in 2012 to give readers the opportunity to let us know who they turn to for, well, talking. Dr. Courtney Linsenmeyer- O’Brien and David Leifeste, both with private practices in Tulsa, share this year’s top spot. Claudia Cook and Gary Mitchell round out the top three.

In Oklahoma City, Dr. Wendy Fine-Thomas of Wendy Fine-Thomas, Ph.D., was voted Best Therapist or Counselor. Dr. Michael Kampschaefer and Dr. Paul Tobin land in second and third, respectively.

Veterinarian/Animal Hospital

Choosing a veterinarian for our four-legged (or winged) friends is always a challenge. Luckily, our readers can provide some direction. VCA Woodland Animal Hospital  takes the top spot in this year’s readers’ poll, followed by Dr. Dan Danner and the staff of Animal Medical & Surgical Hospital, and Banfield Pet Hospital, located inside PetSmart. McKinney Animal Hospital, Dr. Rodney Robards and his staff at Southern Hills Veterinary Hospital and 15th Street Veterinary Group round out this year’s list.

Oklahoma City pet owners head to Britton Road Veterinary Clinic for top-notch service. Nichols Hills Veterinary Clinic and Classen View Veterinary Clinic round out the top three.

Wedding Cakes

The can be sweet and simple or more complex affairs. Either way, Merritt’s Bakery has been voted best place for wedding cakes in Tulsa, followed by Nibbles by Grandeur Affaires and Ann’s Bakery. Icing on the Top and Ludger’s Cakes round out the top three.

In Oklahoma City, Amy Cakes is reaping sweet rewards for their creations, followed by Ruth’s Sweete Justice Bakery and Sugar.

Wedding Photographer

In finding the right photographer to capture the best day of their lives, couples have a big decision to make. Tulsa readers have said that Chris Humphrey Photographer is the best choice for wedding photographer, followed by Story Book Photography. enCre Photography and Montag Photography round out the category.

Oklahoma City brides and grooms have vouched that Shannon Ho Photography is tops in their town. Jesse Reich Photography follows in second, with Holli B Photography rounding out the category.

Wireless Service

We hear our readers loud and clear; they have once again named AT&T Best Wireless Service in the state. Sprint comes in second, followed by Verizon in the third slot.

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