72 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

PHILADELPHIA (April 22, 2016) Seventy-two (72) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2016. Physicians on the list were nominated by their professional peers and practice at Temple University Hospital (TUH), Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC), Jeanes Hospital and in the community as part of Temple Physicians, Inc. (TPI)

“Temple is extremely proud to once again be well represented on Philadelphia magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ list,” says Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, Dean of Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University. “The 72 Temple physicians on this year’s list represent 31 specialties and their selection is further affirmation of the growing level of expertise and care Temple is able to offer its patients across a vast array of specialty services.”

The Temple doctors on this year’s “Top Doctors” represent the following specialties : Cardiovascular Disease; Pulmonary Disease; Medical Oncology; Gynecologic Oncology; Radiation Oncology; Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery; Vascular Surgery; Neurological Surgery; General Surgery; Orthopaedic Surgery; Colon & Rectal Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Hand Surgery; Cardiac Electrophysiology; Interventional Cardiology; Urology; Gastroenterology; Neurology; Internal Medicine; Otolaryngology; Pediatrics; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Vascular & Interventional Radiology; Neuroradiology; Diagnostic Radiology; Pathology; Pain Medicine; Nuclear Medicine; Hospice & Palliative Medicine; and Hematology.

The 2016 Temple “Top Doctors” are:

  1. Rene J. Alvarez, Jr., MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  2. Jonathan R. Anolik, MD – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (TUH)
  3. S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD – Neurology  (TUH)
  4. Donna J. Barbot, MD – Surgery (Jeanes)
  5. Marcia Boraas, MD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC)
  6. Michael Bromberg, MD, PhD – Medical Oncology (TUH)
  7. David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC)
  8. Eric T. Choi, MD – Vascular Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  9. Christina S. Chu, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  10. Marcin Chwistek, MD, FAAHPM – Pain Medicine (FCCC)
  11. Gary S. Cohen, MD – Vascular & Interventional Radiology (TUH/FCCC/Jeanes)
  12. Howard A. Cohen, MD – Interventional Cardiology (TUH)
  13. Harry S. Cooper, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  14. Joshua M. Cooper, MD – Cardiac Electrophysiology (TUH)
  15. Francis C. Cordova, MD – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  16. Gerard J. Criner, MD – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  17. Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC)
  18. Gilbert D’Alonzo, DO – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  19. Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  20. Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, MS, FACP, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  21. Hormoz Ehya, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  22. Kadir Erkmen, MD, FAANS – Neurological Surgery (TUH)
  23. Kathryn Evers, MD, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  24. Scott H. Faro, MD – Neuroradiology (TUH)
  25. Paul Forfia, MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  26. Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS – Surgery (TUH)
  27. Lori Goldstein, MD, FASCO – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  28. Richard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC)
  29. Alan D. Haber, MD, FCCP – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)
  30. Oleh Haluszka, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  31. Shelly Hayes, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  32. Stephen J. Heller, MD – Gastroenterology (FCCC)
  33. Enrique Hernandez, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (TUH/FCCC)
  34. Eric M. Horwitz, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  35. Mercedes Jacobson, MD – Neurology (TUH)
  36. Lawrence Kaplan, MD, FACP – Internal Medicine (TUH)
  37. Paul S. Karlin, DO – Pulmonary Disease (Jeanes/TPI)
  38. Earl D. King, MD – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)
  39. Stephanie A. King, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  40. Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  41. Miriam N. Lango, MD, FACS – Otolaryngology (FCCC)
  42. Steven J. Mattleman, MD, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (FCCC/Jeanes)
  43. Michael J. Metro, MD, FACS – Urology (TUH)
  44. Barton Milestone, MD – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  45. Michael M. Millenson, MD – Hematology  (FCCC)
  46. Curtis Miyamoto, MD – Radiation Oncology (TUH/FCCC/Jeanes)
  47. Beth Moughan, MD – Pediatrics (TUH)
  48. Henry P. Parkman, MD – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  49. Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  50. Arthur Patchefsky, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  51. Sameer A. Patel, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (FCCC)
  52. Michel A. Pontari, MD – Urology (TUH)
  53. John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC)
  54. Howard M. Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS – Colon & Rectal Surgery (TUH)
  55. Stephen C. Rubin, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  56. Stanley Savinese, DO, FAAHPM – Hospice & Palliative Medicine (TUH)
  57. Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (FCCC)
  58. Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC)
  59. Elias S. Siraj, MD, FACP, FACE – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (TUH)
  60. Ahmed Soliman, MD – Otolaryngology (TUH)
  61. Ellen Tedaldi, MD – Internal Medicine (TUH)
  62. Joseph J. Thoder, MD – Hand Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  63. Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (FCCC)
  64. Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (TUH)
  65. Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC)
  66. William Van Decker, MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  67. Margaret von Mehren, MD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  68. Michael W. Weaver, MD – Neurological Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  69. David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc – Gastroenterology (FCCC)
  70. Michael Weinik, MD – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (TUH)
  71. F. Todd Wetzel, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery (TUH)
  72. Jian Q. (Michael) Yu, MD, FRCPC – Nuclear Medicine (FCCC)

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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