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More than 100 Health Science Center Physicians Named ‘Best Doctors in America’
More than 100 physicians affiliated with University Hospital and the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse are listed in the newest edition of “The Best Doctors in America,” the nation’s top guide on who provides the best medical care. The listing is contained in “The Best Doctors in America, 1999″ (Copyright 1998 by Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C).
To compile the current database, more than 30,000 doctors throughout the United States were asked to rate the clinical abilities of other doctors in their areas of specialization. Only those doctors who earned the consensus support of their peers were included and listings cannot be bought. For this reason, inclusion in “Best Doctors” is considered a singular honor.
Physicians are listed below by specialty. An asterisk, *, denotes physician is a clinical, or voluntary faculty member; others are full-time physicians at University Hospital.
Anesthesiology: Enrico Camporesi, Michael Hauser
Cardiovascular Disease: *Joseph J. Battaglia, *William Berkery, Allan S. Jaffe
Clinical Pharmacology: Jorge A. Torretti
Colon and Rectal Surgery: *John D. Nicholson
Dermatology: Fuad S. Farah
Endocrinology and Metabolism: Arnold Moses, Ruth S. Weinstock
Family Medicine: Lorne A. Becker, John P. DeSimone, James L. Greenwald, Larry Novak, L. Thomas Wolff
Gastroenterology: Philip G. Holtzapple, David Kaplan, Robert Levine, *John J. Walker
Geriatric Medicine: Sharon A. Brangman, Richard J. Ham
Hand Surgery: John F. Mosher, Jr, Andrew K. Palmer
Infectious Disease: Donald C. Blair
Internal Medicine (General): Lynn M. Cleary, Wendy S. A. Edwards, Karen Heitzman, Harold Husovsky, Barbara Krenzer, David Small
Medical Oncology and Hematology: Thomas Coyle, David Duggan, Stephen A. Graziano, Sara Grethlein, Sheila M. Lemke, Bernard J. Poiesz, Jonathan Wright
Nephrology: *Paul A. Frymoyer, Steven J. Scheinman, Edward T. Schroeder
Neurological Surgery: Charles J. Hodge, Jr, Gerald R. Rodziewicz
Neurology: Deborah I. Friedman, Burk Jubelt
Neurology, Child: Carl J. Crosley
Nuclear Medicine: F. Deaver Thomas
Obstetrics and Gynecology: Richard H. Aubry, Shawky Badawy, *William Loftus, *Pierre Rizk, Valerie Shultz
Ophthalmology: *William V. Delaney, Jr, *Paul F. Torrisi
Orthopaedic Surgery: Stephen A. Albanese, David C. Ayers, Bruce E. Fredrickson, Christoph W. Geel, John F. Mosher, Jr., David G. Murray, Hanson Yuan
Otolaryngology: Robert Kellman, *Hayes H. Wanamaker
Pathology: Frederick Davey, Robert E. Hutchison
Pediatric Specialist: A. Stephen Dubansky, Ronald Dubowy, Rae-Ellen Webb Kavey, Leonard B. Weiner
Pediatrics (General): *Cynthia G. Battaglia, *Richard H. Bennett, *Jagadamba Chandrasekhar, Paul G. Fuller, *Margaret Hellems-Stanley, *Robert E. Long, Howard L. Weinberger
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Margaret A. Turk, Robert J. Weber
Plastic Surgery: Charles R. Bales, *Bruce B. Shafiroff
Radiology: *Alfred S. Berne, Stuart A. Groskin, E. Robert Heitzman, Stephen A. Kieffer, Patricia Ann Randall, Ernest M. Scalzetti
Rheumatology: Paul E. Phillips, *Patrick J. Riccardi
Surgery: John C. Aust, *John D. Fey, Patricia J. Numann
Surgical Oncology: John C. Aust, Seema A. Khan, Leslie J. Kohman, Patricia J. Numann
Thoracic Surgery: Berkley Brandt, III, Frederick B. Parker, Jr
Psychiatry: Allen Beeber, Robert W. Daly, Mantosh Dewan, *Joyce S. Garber, Robert J. Gregory, William J. Hardoby, Martin Irwin, Eugene Kaplan, David Keith, Marvin Koss, John Manring, *Stephen A. Merrill, *Louis J. Ripich
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: *Russell A. Acevedo, Edward D. Sivak
Radiation Oncology: Chung T. Chung, Robert H. Sagerman
Urology: *Donald R. Birnbaum, *Irving H. Goldman, Gabriel Haas, Zahi N. Makhuli, Umesh B. Patil.
For further information on “Best Doctors” and the services it provides to individuals, one may visit its website at www.bestdoctors.com or call 1-888-DOCTORS between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
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