MedStar Health Physicians Named 2015 “Top Docs” by Baltimore Magazine

Top_Doc_News_ImageBaltimore(October 28, 2015)—MedStar Health is proud to announce that 92 of its Baltimore hospital physicians have been identified by Baltimore magazine’s much anticipated and highly coveted “Top Docs” 2015 list, now on stands.

Each year, Baltimore magazine publishes the annual list of "Baltimore’s Top Doctors". The physicians honored with this title are chosen by their peers who respond to survey questions asking what physician would you send your own family member to. Nearly 10,000 physicians in the region were surveyed for this year’s list, including an online poll of physicians to augment the mailed survey responses. Baltimore magazine then publishes the top physicians named in each of the specialties.

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Fouad Abbas, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, MedStar Harbor

Andrew Abramowitz, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedics, MedStar Franklin Square

Sarkis Aghazarian, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

Christen Alevizatos, MD, Urology, MedStar Good Samaritan

Blair Andrew, MD, Radiology: Interventional, MedStar Franklin Square

Paul Asdourian, MD, Orthopaedic Spine, MedStar Union Memorial

Michael Auerbach, MD, Hematology, MedStar Franklin Square

Raja Ayash, MD, Critical Care, Pulmonary, MedStar Union Memorial

Michelle Bahrain, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Franklin Square

Marie Bellantoni, MD, Endocrinology/Diabetes Care , MedStar Franklin Square

Nathan Berger, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/IVF, MedStar Union Memorial

George Bittar, MD, Interventional Cardiology, MedStar Union Memorial

Charles Boice, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square

Troy Brijbasi, MD, Radiology: Interventional, MedStar Franklin Square

Jennifer Broussard, MD, Pathology, MedStar Franklin Square

Wayne Campbell, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Union Memorial

Issam Cheikh, MD, Diabetes/Endocrinology, MedStar Union Memorial

David Cohen, MD, Sports Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

David Coll, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Good Samaritan

Jacques Conaway, MD, Sleep Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Mark Diamond, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square

Zeena Dorai, MD, Neurosurgery, MedStar Union Memorial

Michael Dvorkin, MD, Orthopaedics: General, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint, MedStar Franklin Square

Frank Ebert, MD, Orthopaedic Joint, MedStar Union Memorial

Ibrahim Elsamanoudi, MD, Pain Management, MedStar Union Memorial

Veronica Epstein, MD, Internal Medicine, MedStar Union Memorial

Maen Farha, MD, Breast Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

Kristen Fernandez, MD, Breast Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor

Jeffrey Ferris, MD, Colo-rectal, MedStar Franklin Square

Albert Steven Fleisher, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square

Jerold Fleishman, MD, Neurology: General, MedStar Franklin Square

Ziv Gamliel, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor

Elias Ghandour, MD, Nephrology, MedStar Good Samaritan

David Gold, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery: Joint, MedStar Franklin Square

David Golden, MD, Allergy: Immunology, MedStar Franklin Square

Ira Gubernick, MD, Orthopaedics: General, MedStar Franklin Square

Vinay Gupta, MD, Surgical Oncology, MedStar Union Memorial

Jonathan Hansen, MD, Emergency Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Daniel  Harley, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Richard Heitmiller, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

George Hennawi, MD, Geriatrics, MedStar Good Samaritan

James Higgins, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

Peter Holt, MD, Rheumatology, MedStar Good Samaritan

Barbara Howard, MD, Pediatric Behavior and Development, MedStar Franklin Square

Peter Innis, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

George Jabaji, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Chuka Jenkins, MD, Maternal - Fetal Medicine, MedStar Harbor

Allan Jensen, MD, Ophthalmology, MedStar Union Memorial

Christopher Kearney, MD, Palliative Medicine, MedStar Union Memorial

Ramesh Khurana, MD, Neurology/Headache, MedStar Union Memorial

Joyce King, MD, Family Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Steve Kulik, MD, Foot and Ankle Surgery, MedStar Good Samaritan

Mesfin Lemma, MD, Orthopaedic Spine, MedStar Good Samaritan

Brad Lerner, MD, Urology, MedStar Union Memorial

Nicola London, MD, General Obstetrics, MedStar Franklin Square

Momina Mastoor, MD, Cardiology, MedStar Union Memorial

Les Matthews, MD, Orthopaedics: General, MedStar Union Memorial

Jonathan Matz, MD, Allergy: Immunology, MedStar Franklin Square

Edward McCarron, MD, Surgical Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square

Arthur  McTighe, MD, Pathology, MedStar Union Memorial

Fernando Mena, MD, Neonatology, MedStar Franklin Square

Mahsa Mohebtash, MD, Oncology: General, Oncology: Breast, MedStar Union Memorial

Marc Mugmon, MD, Cardiology, MedStar Union Memorial

Peter Mulaikel, MD, Anesthesiology, MedStar Union Memorial

David Nasrallah, MD, General Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

John Nesbitt, MD, Hematology, MedStar Union Memorial

John O'Donnell, MD, Orthopaedics: General, MedStar Union Memorial

Yvonne Ottaviano, MD, Oncology: Breast, MedStar Franklin Square

Howard Popkin, MD, General Obstetrics, MedStar Harbor

Salim Rizk, MD, Critical Care, MedStar Union Memorial

Lisa Rubin, MD, Minimally Invasive Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square

Waiel Samara, MD, Internal Medicine, MedStar Union Memorial

Lew Schon, MD, Foot and Ankle Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial

Sudhir Sekhsari, MD, Allergy/Immunology, MedStar Union Memorial

Stephen Selinger, MD, Intesivists/Critical Care, MedStar Franklin Square

John Senatore, MD, Podiatry, MedStar Union Memorial

Carlton Sexton, MD, Radiology, MedStar Union Memorial

Elias Shaya, MD, General Psychiatry, MedStar Good Samaritan

Alan Shikani, MD, Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Malignancies, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Union Memorial

Samir Shureih, MD, Plastic Surgery/Reconstructive , MedStar Union Memorial

Anadir Silva, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Peter Sloane, MD, Critical Care, MedStar Union Memorial

Samuel Smith, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/IVF, Gynecology and Women's Health, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor

Gabriel Soudry, MD, Nuclear Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Nassif Soueid, MD, Plastic Surgery: Reconstrutive, Plastic Surgery: Breast, MedStar Franklin Square

Adrienne Suggs, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square

Justin Tortolani, MD, Orthopaedic Spine, MedStar Union Memorial

Andrew Tucker, MD, Sports Medicine, MedStar Union Memorial

John Wang, MD, Interventional Cardiology, MedStar Union Memorial

David Widlus, MD, Interventional Radiology, MedStar Union Memorial

Laurel Yap, MD, Neonatology, MedStar Harbor

Christopher You, MD, Bariatrics, MedStar Franklin Square

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit MedStarHealth.org.

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MedStar Health Physicians Named 2013 “Top Docs” by Baltimore Magazine

medstar-health-logoBaltimore—(November 19, 2013)—Each year, Baltimore magazine publishes a list of "Baltimore’s Top Doctors". The physicians honored by this title are chosen by their peers through a survey that asks where they would send a member of their own family if they needed a physician. Nearly 10,000 physicians in the region were surveyed for this year’s list, including an online poll of physicians to augment the mailed survey responses. Baltimore magazine then publishes the top physicians named in each of the specialties.

MedStar Health is proud to announce the following 102 physicians, covering a variety of specialties, from MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, MedStar Harbor Hospital and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital were named 2013 “Top Docs” by Baltimore magazine. 

  • Fouad Abbas, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, MedStar Harbor
  • Hatem Abdo, MD, Neurosurgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Khalid Al-Talib, MD, Nephrology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Blair Andrew, MD, Interventional Radiology, Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Paul Asdourian, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Michael Auerbach, MD, Hematology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Sein Aung, MD, Hematology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Cengiz Aygun, MD, Radiation Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Michelle Bahrain, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Marie Bellantoni, MD, Endocrinology/Diabetes Care, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Brian Bohner, MD, Pulmonology, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Charles Boice, MD, Gynecologic Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Troy Brijbasi, MD, Interventional Radiology, Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jennifer Broussard, MD, Pathology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Wayne Campbell, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Union Memorial
  • E. Cristian Campian, MD, Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Issam Cheikh, MD, Endocrinology/Diabetes Care, MedStar Union Memorial
  • David Cohen, MD, Sports Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • David Coll, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Jacques Conaway, MD, Sleep Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor
  • Russell DeLuca, MD, Oncology (General), MedStar Harbor
  • Mark Diamond, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Luis Dibos, MD, Cardiac Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Zeena Dorai, MD, Neurosurgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • William Dowling, MD, Urology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Conrad Duncan, MD, Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Michael Dvorkin, MD, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery (Joint), Pediatric Orthopaedics, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Michael Dwyer, MD, Family Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Frank Ebert, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery (Joint), MedStar Union Memorial
  • Ibrahim Elsamanoudi, MD, Pain Management, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Maen Farha, MD, Breast Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Kristen Fernandez, MD, Breast Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jeffrey P. Ferris, MD, Colo-rectal Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Michael Fiocco, MD, Cardiac Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • A. Steven Fleisher, MD, Gastroenterology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jerold Fleischman, MD, Neurology (General), MedStar Franklin Square
  • Paul Fowler, MD, Radiation Oncology, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Luis Gimenez, MD, Nephrology, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • David Gold, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery (Joint), MedStar Franklin Square
  • Howard Goldman, MD, Internal Medicine (General), MedStar Franklin Square
  • Maryellen Goodell, MD, Family Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Davis Hahn, MD, Medical Oncology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Jonathan Hansen, MD, Emergency Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Daniel Harley, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Richard Heitmiller, MD, Thoracic Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • George Hennawi, MD, Geriatrics, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Jim Higgins, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Barbara Howard, MD, Pediatric Behavior and Development, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Peter Innis, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • George Jabaji, MD, Vascular Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Allan Jensen, MD, Ophthalmology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Ryan Katz, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Christopher Kearney, MD, Geriatrics, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Joyce King, MD, Family Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Brad Lerner, MD, Urology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Nicola London, MD, General Obstetrics, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Margaret Lynch-Nyhan, MD, Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Loralie Ma, MD, Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Vincent Martorana, MD, Podiatry, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jerry Marty, MD, Pathology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jason Marx, MD, Critical Care, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Steven Mason, MD, Cardiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Leslie Matthews, MD, Orthopaedics (General), MedStar Union Memorial
  • Jonathan Matz, MD, Allergy/Immunology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Edward McCarron, MD, Surgical Oncology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Fernando Mena, MD, Neonatology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Anis Merson, MD, Psychiatry (General), MedStar Franklin Square
  • John Nesbitt, MD, Hematology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Zina Novak, MD, Interventional Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Yvonne Ottaviano, MD, Oncology (General), MedStar Franklin Square
  • James Parshall, MD, Geriatrics, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Stanley Platman, MD, Psychiatry (General), MedStar Union Memorial
  • Kevin Rossiter, MD, Nephrology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Lisa Rubin, MD, Gynecology/Women’s Health, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Paul Sack, MD, Endocrinology/Diabetes Care, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Lisa Savoie, MD, Colo-rectal Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Kevin Schendel, MD, Internal Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Lew Schon, MD, Foot and Ankle, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Keith Segalman, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Stephen Selinger, MD, Intensivists/Critical Care, Pulmonology, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor
  • Carlton Sexton, MD, Radiology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Richard Shapiro, MD, Anesthesiology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Elias Shaya, MD, Psychiatry (General), MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Alan Shikani, MD, Otolaryngology, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Anadir Silva, MD, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Kenneth Silver, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, MedStar Good Samaritan
  • Peter Sloane, MD, Intensivists/Critical Care, Pulmonology, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Samuel Smith, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology/IVF, MedStar Franklin Square, MedStar Harbor
  • Nassif Soueid, MD, Plastic Surgery (Body Contouring), Plastic Surgery (Breast), MedStar Franklin Square
  • Leonard Spector, MD, Oral Maxillofacial, MedStar Franklin Square
  • David Tarantino, MD, Anesthesiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • James Thompson, MD, General Obstetrics, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Justin Tortolani, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Andrew Tucker, MD, Sports Medicine, MedStar Union Memorial
  • David Widlus, MD, Interventional Radiology, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Ray Wittstadt, MD, Hand Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial
  • Marcos Wolff, MD, Infectious Disease, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Jennifer Wormuth, MD, General Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Charles Yim, MD, Interventional Radiology, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Christopher You, MD, Bariatrics, MedStar Franklin Square
  • John Zapas, MD, Surgical Oncology, Hepato-Biliary Surgery, MedStar Franklin Square
  • Amy A. Zimmerman, MD, Ophthalmology, MedStar Franklin Square

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for the families of Maryland and the Washington, D.C. region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, multiple ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for quality and service excellence. MedStar, the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, trains 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit MedStarHealth.org.

Media Contact

Megan Lutz
410-554-2781
[email protected]