76 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia Magazine's 2017 Top Docs includes 76 Temple Health physicians

(Philadelphia, PA) – Seventy-six (76) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2017. 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 takes great pride in once again having a large number of physicians selected to be part of Philadelphia magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ list,” says Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System, Lewis Katz Dean of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University. “The 76 Temple physicians on this year’s list represent 30 different medical specialties, which is proof positive of the breadth and depth of medical expertise and clinical services offered to patients across Temple University Health System.”

The Temple doctors on this year’s “Top Doctors” list 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; Rheumatology; Urology; Gastroenterology; Neurology; Obstetrics & Gynecology; Otolaryngology; Pediatrics; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Vascular & Interventional Radiology; Diagnostic Radiology; Pathology; Pain Medicine; Pediatric Otolaryngology; Hospice & Palliative Medicine; and Hematology.

The 2017 Temple “Top Doctors” are:

  1. Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (FCCC/TUH)
  2. Rene J. Alvarez, Jr., MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH/Jeanes)
  3. Jonathan R. Anolik, MD, FACP, FACE – Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (TUH)
  4. S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD – Neurology (TUH)
  5. Donna J. Barbot, MD – Surgery (Jeanes/TUH)
  6. Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS– Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)
  7. Marcia  C. Boraas, MD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)
  8. Marissa A. Blum, MD, MSHPR – Rheumatology (TUH)
  9. Michael Bromberg, MD, PhD – Medical Oncology (TUH)
  10. David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC/Jeanes)         
  11. Eric T. Choi, MD – Vascular Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  12. Christina S. Chu, MD – Gynecologic  Oncology (FCCC)
  13. Marcin  A. Chwistek, MD, FAAHPM – Pain Medicine (FCCC)                              
  14. Gary S. Cohen, MD – Vascular & Interventional Radiology (TUH/FCCC)
  15. Joshua M. Cooper, MD – Cardiac Electrophysiology (TUH)
  16. Harry S. Cooper, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  17. Francis C. Cordova, MD – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  18. Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  19. Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)
  20. Gilbert D’Alonzo, DO – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  21. Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP – Medical Oncology (FCCC)                                   
  22. Daniel Edmundowicz, MD, MS, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  23. Hormoz Ehya, MD – Pathology (FCCC)
  24. Kadir Erkmen, MD – Neurological Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  25. Nestor F. Esnaola, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS – Surgery (FCCC)                                 
  26. Daniel D. Eun, MD – Urology (TUH)
  27. Kathryn A. Evers, MD, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)                              
  28. Paul Forfia, MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  29. Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS – Surgery (TUH)
  30. Lori J. Goldstein, MD, FASCO – Medical Oncology (FCCC)                 
  31. Richard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC/Jeanes)
  32. Alan D.  Haber, MD, FCCP – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)
  33. Stephen J. Heller, MD – Gastroenterology (FCCC)
  34. Enrique Hernandez, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (TUH)
  35. Gail M. Herrine, MD, FACOG, IBCLC, FABM – Obstetrics & Gynecology (TUH)
  36. Eric M. Horwitz, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  37. Glenn Isaacson, MD, FACS, FAAP – Pediatric Otolaryngology (TUH)
  38. Mercedes Jacobson, MD – Neurology (TUH)
  39. Paul Karlin, DO – Pulmonary Disease (Jeanes/TPI)
  40. Victor Kim, MD – Pulmonary Disease (TUH)
  41. Stephanie A. King, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC/Jeanes)
  42. Earl D. King, MD – Pulmonary Disease (FCCC)                       
  43. Benjamin Krevsky, MD, MPH – Gastroenterology (TUH)
  44. Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC)   
  45. Miriam N. Lango, MD, FACS – Otolaryngology (FCCC/TUH)                                                                                      
  46. Ian Maitin, MD, MBA – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (TUH)
  47. Lainie P. Martin, MD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)
  48. Steven  J. Mattleman, MD, FACC – Cardiovascular Disease (FCCC/Jeanes)            
  49. Michael Metro, MD – Urology (TUH)
  50. Barton N. Milestone, MD – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  51. Michael M. Millenson, MD, FACP – Hematology (FCCC)                    
  52. Curtis Miyamoto, MD – Radiation Oncology (TUH/Jeanes)
  53. Beth Moughan, MD – Pediatrics (TUH)
  54. Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR, FSAR – Diagnostic Radiology (FCCC)
  55. Sameer A. Patel, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)          
  56. Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS – Medical Oncology (FCCC)                                 
  57. Michel A. Pontari, MD – Urology (TUH)
  58. Juan Diaz Quinones, MD, FACOG – Obstetrics & Gynecology (TUH)
  59. John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)   
  60. Howard M. Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS – Colon & Rectal Surgery (TUH)
  61. Stephen C. Rubin, MD – Gynecologic Oncology (FCCC)
  62. Stanley Savinese, DO, FAAHPM – Hospice & Palliative Medicine (TUH)
  63. Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)             
  64. Mark L. Sobczak, MD – Radiation Oncology (FCCC)
  65. Ahmed Soliman, MD – Otolaryngology (TUH/Jeanes)
  66. Irene Tan, MD – Rheumatology (TUH)
  67. Joseph Thoder, MD – Hand Surgery (TUH)
  68. Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery (FCCC/Jeanes)          
  69. Yoshiya Toyoda, MD, PhD – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery (TUH)
  70. Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS – Urology (FCCC/Jeanes)           
  71. William Van Decker, MD – Cardiovascular Disease (TUH)
  72. Margaret von Mehren, MD – Medical Oncology (FCCC)                    
  73. Michael Weaver, MD – Neurological Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)
  74. David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc – Gastroenterology (FCCC)                                                     
  75. Michael Weinik, DO – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (TUH)
  76. F. Todd Wetzel, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery (TUH/Jeanes)

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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