11 Fox Chase Cancer Center Physicians Named 2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine by Castle Connolly

Exceptional Women in Medicine, Castle Connolly
Eleven Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians have been named to the 2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine list by Castle Connolly.

Eleven Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians have been named to the 2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine list by Castle Connolly. This list recognizes female Castle Connolly Top Doctors across the United States who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, expertise and dedication in their respective fields. There are over 8,400 doctors represented, across 77 specialties and all 50 states. 

The Exceptional Women in Medicine list is compiled through a rigorous selection process that includes peer nominations, extensive research, and evaluation by the Castle Connolly research team. In addition to meeting the criteria to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, these doctors also have additional qualifications, including contributions to healthcare through volunteer work, awards and honors, training at top institutions, contributions to research and academics, and innovations in their field of specialty.

2023 Fox Chase Cancer Center 2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine

  1. Shelly B. Hayes, MD — Radiation Oncology
  2. Penny R. Anderson, MD — Radiation Oncology
  3. Margaret von Mehren, MD — Medical Oncology
  4. Stephanie A. King, MD — Gynecologic Oncology
  5. Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS — Medical Oncology
  6. Jennifer S. Winn, MD, MS — Medical Oncology
  7. Minhhuyen T. Nguyen, MD, AGAF, FACP — Gastroenterology
  8. Stephanie E. Weiss, MD, FASTRO — Radiation Oncology
  9. Efrat Dotan, MD — Medical Oncology
  10. Angela Jain, MD — Medical Oncology
  11. Namrata Vijayvergia, MD — Medical Oncology

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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