61 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia, PA (April 27, 2015) – Sixty-one (61) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2015.  Physicians on the list were nominated by their professional peers, and practice at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Jeanes Hospital and in the community as part of Temple Physicians, Inc.

“Temple Health is proud to be well represented with 61 physicians representing 30 specialties earning a spot on Philadelphia magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ list,” says Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, and Dean of Temple University School of Medicine.  “The Temple physicians included on this year’s list are among the best doctors in their chosen specialties and are representative of the high quality of care and innovative treatments and procedures available at Temple today.”

The Temple doctors included on this year’s “Top Docs” list cover a vast array of specialty services offered at Temple Health – including Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Urology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Otolaryngology, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Pediatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pain Medicine, Pathology, Neuroradiology and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

The 2015 Temple “Top Doctors” are:  

  1. Jonathan R. Anolik, MD – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (TUH)
  2. S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD – Neurology (TUH)
  3. Simeon L. Bardin, MD – Internal Medicine (TPI)
  4. Marcia Boraas, MD – Surgery (FCCC)
  5. Michael S. Bromberg, MD, PhD – Medical Oncology (TUH)
  6. David Y. T. Chen, MD – Urology (FCCC)
  7. Eric T. Choi, MD – Vascular Surgery (TUH)
  8. Christina S. Chu, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  9. Marcin A. Chwistek, MD – Pain Medicine (FCCC)
  10. Gary S. Cohen, MD – Vascular & Interventional Radiology (TUH)
  11. Howard A. Cohen, MD – Interventional Cardiology (TUH)
  12. Joshua M. Cooper, MD – Cardiac Electrophysiology (TUH)
  13. Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  14. Paul G. Curcillo, MD – Surgery (FCCC)
  15. Gilbert D’Alonzo, DO – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  16. Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  17. Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, MS, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  18. Hormoz Ehya, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  19. Scott H. Faro, MD – Neuroradiology (TUH)
  20. Paul R. Forfia, MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  21. Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS – Surgery (TUH)
  22. Lori J. Goldstein, MD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  23. Richard E. Greenberg, MD – Urology (FCCC)
  24. T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (TUH)
  25. Alan Haber, MD – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)
  26. Oleh Haluszka, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  27. Shelly B. Hayes, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  28. Stephen J. Heller, MD – Gastroenterology (FCCC)
  29. Enrique Hernandez, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (TUH)
  30. Eric M. Horwitz, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  31. Mercedes Jacobson, MD – Neurology (TUH)
  32. Lawrence I. Kaplan, MD, FACP – Internal Medicine (TUH)
  33. Paul S. Karlin, DO, Pulmonary Disease (Jeanes)
  34. Earl D. King, MD – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)
  35. Stephanie A. King, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  36. Miriam N. Lango, MD – Otolaryngology (FCCC)
  37. Michael H. Levy, MD, PhD – Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FCCC)
  38. Bennett Lorber, MD, MACP – Infectious Disease (TUH)
  39. Barton N. Milestone, MD – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  40. Michael M. Millenson, MD – Hematology (FCCC)
  41. Curtis T. Miyamoto, MD – Radiation Oncology  (TUH)
  42. Beth Moughan, MD – Pediatrics (TUH)
  43. Henry P. Parkman, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  44. Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  45. Arthur S. Patchefsky, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  46. Michel A. Pontari, MD – Urology (TUH)
  47. William R. Reinus, MD, MBA, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (TUH)
  48. John (Drew) A. Ridge, MD, PhD – Surgery (FCCC)
  49. Stephen C. Rubin, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  50. Walter J. Scott, MD – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (FCCC)
  51. Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD – Surgery (FCCC)
  52. Ahmed M. Soliman, MD – Otolaryngology (TUH)
  53. Ellen M. Tedaldi, MD – Internal Medicine (TUH)
  54. Joseph J. Thoder, MD – Hand Surgery (TUH)
  55. Neal Topham, MD – Plastic Surgery (FCCC)
  56. Robert G. Uzzo, MD – Urology (FCCC)
  57. Margaret von Mehren, MD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  58. Michael W. Weaver, MD – Neurological Surgery (TUH)
  59. David S. Weinberg, MD – Gastroenterology (FCCC)
  60. Michael Weinik, DO – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (TUH)
  61. F. Todd Wetzel, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery (TUH)


About Temple Health
Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research. The Health System consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), ranked among the “Best Hospitals” in the region by U.S. News & World Report; TUH-Episcopal Campus; TUH-Northeastern Campus; Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center;  Jeanes Hospital, a community-based hospital offering medical, surgical and emergency services; Temple Transport Team, a ground and air-ambulance company; and Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices. TUHS is affiliated with Temple University School of Medicine.

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSM), established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools. Each year, the School of Medicine educates approximately 840 medical students and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Lewis Katz School of Medicine is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to U.S. News & World Report, LKSM is among the top 10 most applied-to medical schools in the nation.

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Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence six consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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