Fifty-Three Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians Named Top Doctors by Philadelphia Magazine

PHILADELPHIA (May 3, 2021)— Fifty-three (53) Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Doctors” list for 2021. Physicians on the list were nominated by a national survey of their professional peers.

“Year after year, Fox Chase and our physicians have a strong presence among Philadelphia magazine’s Top Doctors. This honor reflects not only on the caliber of care that our exceptional physicians provide, but also on the many contributions of all who support Fox Chase’s mission to prevail over cancer,” said Richard I. Fisher, MD, president and CEO of Fox Chase.

“It is particularly special this year to receive such recognition because it validates the excellence in care at Fox Chase despite the many challenges we have faced throughout the pandemic,” Fisher added. “I want to congratulate our Top Doctors on this well-deserved honor, and thank everyone on our faculty and staff for your outstanding dedication to our patients and each other.”

2021 Fox Chase Cancer Center Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors

  1. Abbas El-Sayed Abbas, MD, MS, FACS — Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  2. Penny R. Anderson, MD — Radiation Oncology
  3. Jessica R. Bauman, MD — Medical Oncology
  4. Cynthia A. Bergman, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  5. Richard J. Bleicher, MD, FACS — Surgery
  6. David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS — Urology
  7. Emmie I. Chen, MD — Psychiatry
  8. Christina S. Chu, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  9. Marcin A. Chwistek, MD, FAAHPM — Pain Medicine
  10. Gary Cohen, MD — Vascular & Interventional Radiology
  11. Harry S. Cooper, MD — Pathology
  12. Paul G. Curcillo II, MD, FACS — Surgery
  13. Crystal S. Denlinger, MD, FACP — Medical Oncology
  14. Martin J. Edelman, MD — Medical Oncology
  15. Hormoz Ehya, MD — Pathology
  16. Jeffrey M. Farma, MD, FACS — Surgery
  17. Richard I. Fisher, MD — Medical Oncology
  18. Henry C. Fung, MD, FACP, FRCPE — Hematology
  19. Richard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS — Urology
  20. Alan D. Haber, MD, FCCP — Pulmonary Disease
  21. Michael J. Hall, MD, MS — Medical Oncology
  22. Shelly B. Hayes, MD — Radiation Oncology
  23. Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO — Radiation Oncology
  24. Stephanie A. King, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  25. Christian A. Koch, MD, PhD, FACP, MACE — Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  26. Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS — Urology
  27. Jeffrey Chang-Jen Liu, MD, FACS — Otolaryngology
  28. Christopher J. Manley, MD — Pulmonary Disease
  29. Gina M. Mantia-Smaldone, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  30. Steven J. Mattleman, MD, FACC — Cardiovascular Disease
  31. Barton N. Milestone, MD — Diagnostic Radiology
  32. Juhi Mittal, MD— Medical Oncology
  33. Curtis Miyamoto, MD — Radiation Oncology
  34. Minhhuyen T. Nguyen, MD, AGAF, FACP — Gastroenterology
  35. Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR, FSAR — Diagnostic Radiology
  36. Sameer A. Patel, MD, FACS — Plastic Surgery
  37. Roman V. Petrov, MD, PhD, FACS — Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  38. Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS — Medical Oncology
  39. John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS — Surgery
  40. Stephen C. Rubin, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  41. Deric C. Savior, MD — Medical Oncology
  42. Cecelia E. Schmalbach, MD, MSc, FACS — Otolaryngology
  43. Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS — Surgery
  44. Mark L. Sobczak, MD, FACR — Radiation Oncology
  45. Stacey Su, MD, FACS — Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
  46. Jeffrey L. Tokar, MD, FASGE, AGAF — Gastroenterology
  47. Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS — Plastic Surgery
  48. Robert G. Uzzo, MD, MBA, FACS — Urology
  49. Margaret von Mehren, MD — Medical Oncology
  50. David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc — Gastroenterology
  51. Stephanie E. Weiss, MD, FASTRO — Radiation Oncology
  52. Jennifer S. Winn, MD, MS — Medical Oncology
  53. Jian Q. Yu, MD, FACNM, FRCPC — Nuclear Medicine


This list represents doctors who practice across all the Fox Chase Cancer Center campus locations.

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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