44 Temple Health Physicians Rated “Top Doctors” for 2016

PHILADELPHIA (January 18, 2016)  – Forty-four Temple University Health System (TUHS) physicians, including 26 at Fox Chase Cancer Center, have recently been named America’s Top Doctors® for 2016 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company.

“The Temple Health family is incredibly proud of our dedicated faculty who were recognized for consistently delivering excellent clinical care to our patients and for pushing the industry forward as leaders in their fields,” said Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, Dean of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University. “We know our physicians are among the best in the country, and we’re delighted our peers agree.”

These doctors practice at Temple University Hospital (TUH), Fox Chase and Jeanes Hospital, and were recognized for excellence in a number of specialties including neurology, neuroradiology, infectious disease, hematology, medical oncology, urology, radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, gastroenterology, surgical oncology, plastic surgery, hand surgery, orthopaedic surgery, gynecologic oncology, thoracic and cardiac surgery, pathology, vascular and interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary disease.

A complete list can be found at online at www.castleconnolly.com.

The 2016 Temple University Health System “Top Doctors” are:  

  1. S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD – Neurology (TUH)
  2. Marcia Boraas, MD, FACS – Surgical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  3. Alfred Bove, MD, PhD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  4. James P. Bradley, MD – Plastic Surgery (TUH)
  5. David Y. T. Chen, MD, FACS – Surgical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  6. Gary Cohen, MD – Vascular and Interventional Radiology (TUH)
  7. Howard A. Cohen, MD – Interventional Cardiology (TUH)
  8. Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  9. Paul G. Curcillo, II, MD, FACS – Surgical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  10. Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP – Medical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  11. Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, MS, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  12. Hormoz Ehya, MD – Pathology (Fox Chase)
  13. Paul F. Engstrom, MD – Medical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  14. Kathryn Evers, MD, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (Fox Chase)
  15. Scott H. Faro, MD – Neuroradiology (TUH)
  16. Richard I. Fisher, MD – Medical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  17. Robert S. Fisher, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  18. Henry C. Fung, MD, FRCPE – Hematology (Fox Chase)
  19. Lori Goldstein, MD, FASCO – Medical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  20. Richard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS – Urology (Fox Chase)
  21. Oleh Haluszka, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  22. Eric M. Horwitz, MD – Radiation Oncology (Fox Chase)
  23. Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS – Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (TUH)
  24. Earl D. King, MD – Pulmonary Disease (Fox Chase)
  25. Stephanie A. King, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (Fox Chase)
  26. John C. Leighton, MD – Medical Oncology (Jeanes)
  27. Bennett Lorber, MD, DSc. (Hon), MACP – Infectious Disease (TUH)
  28. Michael M. Millenson, MD – Hematology (Fox Chase)
  29. Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (Fox Chase)
  30. Arthur Patchefsky, MD – Pathology  (Fox Chase)
  31. Sameer A. Patel, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (Fox Chase)
  32. A. Koneti Rao, MD – Hematology (TUH)
  33. John (Drew) A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  34. William R. Reinus, MD, MBA, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (TUH)
  35. Stephen C. Rubin, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (Fox Chase)
  36. Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS – Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (Fox Chase)
  37. Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  38. Joseph J. Thoder, Jr. MD – Hand Surgery (TUH)
  39. Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (Fox Chase)
  40. Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD – Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery (TUH)
  41. Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS – Urology (Fox Chase)
  42. Margaret von Mehren, MD – Medical Oncology (Fox Chase)
  43. David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc – Gastroenterology (Fox Chase)
  44. F. Todd Wetzel, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery (TUH)

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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