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191 Yale-New Haven Hospital physicians among Connecticut Magazine's 'top docs'

Top Docs3/31/2011 — Connecticut Magazine has named 191 Yale-New Haven Hospital physicians among the best in the state in its annual "Top Doctors" issue. The YNHH doctors, who provide a wide range of specialties, were among 837 doctors throughout the state selected from the results of a questionnaire sent to 5,000 Connecticut physicians and then combined with Connecticut Magazine's surveys from 2008-2010. In this year's survey, the focus was on eight specialties, including four new areas: bariatric medicine, nephrology, plastic and reconstructive surgery and pulmonary medicine, and spans 25 areas of expertise, from allergy and immunology to urology. The Yale-New Haven Hospital physicians in Connecticut Magazine's April 2011 "Top Doctors" are:

Sumaira Z. Aasi, MD, Dermatology
Bernard R. Adelsberg, MD, Internal Medicine, Immunology
Ronald Angoff, MD, General Pediatrics
Richard J. Antaya, MD, Dermatology
Stephen A. Atlas, MD, Internal Medicine
A. Joseph Avni-Singer, MD, General Pediatrics
Sharon H. Barrett, MD, Dermatology
Robert L. Bell, MD, Gastroenterology Surgery
Michael C. Bennick, MD, Internal Medicine, Digestive Diseases
Michael R. Berman, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Richard A. Bernstein, Orthopedic Surgery
Peter A. Blume, DPM, Orthopedics, Podiatry
Samuel N. Bobrow, MD, Internal Medicine, Oncology
Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Dermatology
Sandra P. Boltax-Stern, MD, Psychiatry
Myron H. Brand, MD, Gastroenterology
Peter J. Branden, MD, Ophthalmology
Irwin M. Braverman, MD, Dermatology
Joseph J. Brennan, Jr., MD, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Stephen D. Brenner, MD, General Internal Medicine
Karen E. Brown, MD, General Internal Medicine
Cristina M.Brunet, MD, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Henry S. Cabin, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Joseph A. Camilleri, MD, Surgery, Urology
David S. Caminear, DPM, Orthopedics, Podiatry
Christopher R. Canny, MD, General Pediatrics
Hugh Carey, MD, Nephrology
Frank M. Castiglione, MD, Dermatology
Zeno Chicarilli, MD, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
John W. Colberg, MD, Surgery, Urology
Leo M. Cooney, Jr., MD, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Dennis Cooper, MD, Internal Medicine, Oncology
Joseph E. Craft, MD, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
John P. Daigneault, MD, Orthopedics
Richard J. Dean, MD, Surgery, Urology
Peter A. DeLuca, MD, Orthopedics
Frank C. Detterbeck, MD, Thoracic Surgery
Phillip S. Dickey, MD, Neurosurgery
Charles DiSabatino, MD, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
John W. Dobbins, MD, Internal Medicine, Digestive Diseases
Andrew J. Duffy, MD, Gastroenterology Surgery
Thomas Duffy, MD, Internal Medicine, Hematology
Charles C. Duncan, MD, Neurosurgery
Israel Dvoretzky, MD, Dermatology
John W. Edelglass, MD, Dermatology
Richard L. Edelson, MD, Dermatology
John A. Elefteriades, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Matthew S. Ellman, MD, General Internal Medicine
Serle M. Epstein, MD, General Internal Medicine
John A. Federico, MD, Thoracic Surgery
Alan H. Feldman, MD, Podiatry
Maryellen Flaherty-Hewitt, MD, General Pediatrics
Bruce G. Freeman, MD, General Pediatrics
Gary E. Friedlaender, MD, Orthopedics
Edmund F. Funai, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stefano Fusi, MD, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Helmuth W. Gahbauer, MD, Radiology
Paul A. Gaudio, MD, Ophthalmology
Joel F. Geffin, MD, Ophthalmology
Gerald Germano, MD, Pediatrics
Brett Gerstenhaber, MD, Pulmonary Medicine
Michael Girardi, MD, Dermatology
Edward H. Gleich, MD, General Pediatrics
Philip A. Goldberg, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Isaac Goodrich, MD, Neurosurgery
Jonathan Grauer, MD, Orthopedic
Donald R. Greene, MD, Dermatology
Jeffrey A. Gruskay, MD, General Pediatrics
Joni Hansson, Nephrology
Moshe Hasbani, MD, Neurology
David G. Hesse, MD, Surgery, Urology
Elizabeth Holt, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Nina R. Horowitz, MD, General Surgery
Gordon J. Hutchinson, MD, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Suguru Imaeda, MD, Dermatology
Silvio E. Inzucchi, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Raymond J. Ippolito, MD, General Surgery
John F. Irving, MD, Orthopedics
Steven S. Jacoby, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Wendy S. Jacoby, MD, Dermatology
Grace Y. Jenq, MD, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Fred. S. Kantor, MD, Internal Medicine, Immunology
Mario W. Katigbak, MD, Thoracic Surgery
Martin E. Katz, MD, Oncology & Hematology
Richard E. Kaufman, Internal Medicine, Immunology
Kristaps J. Keggi, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
Robert A. King, MD, Child Psychiatry
Elizabeth M. Kressley, MD, Psychiatry
John F. Kveton, MD, Otolaryngology
James F. Leckman, MD, Child Psychiatry
David J. Leffell, MD, Dermatology
Robert L. Lesser, MD, Ophthalmology
Andrew J. Levada, MD, Ophthalmology
Susan R. Levy, MD, Pediatrics, Neurology
Charles J. Lockwood, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Walter E. Longo, MD, Surgery, Gastroenterology
Janet A. Madigan, MD, Child Psychiatry
Richard J. Mangi, MD, Allergy & Immunology
Cynthia F. Mann, MD, General Pediatrics
Marc E. Mann, MD, General Internal Medicine
Peter W. Marks, MD, Internal Medicine, Hematology
Ellen A. Markstein, MD, Dermatology
Andres S. Martin, MD, Child Psychiatry
Thomas V. Martin, MD, Surgery, Urology
Adam B. Mayerson, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Laura R. Ment, MD, Pediatrics, Neurology
Elias M. Michaelides, MD, Otolaryngology
Mark S. Milner, MD, Ophthalmology
Ellen B. Milstone, MD, Dermatology
Sandip K. Mukherjee, MD, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Helena C. Nolasco, MD, Rheumatology
David C. Novicki, DPM, Orthopedics, Podiatry
Regina Palazzo, MD, Pulmonary Medicine
John Persing, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Joseph M. Piepmeier, MD, Neurosurgery
Gary Price, MD, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Joseph L. Quaranta, MD, General Internal Medicine
Christopher Randolph, MD, Allergy & Immunology
Norman A. Ravski, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Alan M. Reznik, MD, Orthopedics
David S. Rosenblum, MD, Physical Medicine/Orthopedics
Ronald Salem, MD, Surgical Oncology
Clarence T. Sasaki, MD, Otolaryngology
Robert Berke Schlessel, MD, General Surgery
Alan P. Siegal, MD, Psychiatry
Howard Simon, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Brian G. Smith, MD, Orthopedics
Scott M. Soloway, MD, Ophthalmology
Dennis Spencer, MD, Neurosurgery
John G. Strugar, MD, Neurosurgery
Dorothy E. Stubbe, MD, Child Psychiatry
Lynn T. Tanoue, MD, Pulmonary Medicine
Francine M. Testa, MD, Pediatrics, Neurology
Mary E. Tinetti, MD, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Kevin J. Twohig, MD, Pulmonary Medicine
Eugenia M. Vining, MD, Otolaryngology
Fred R. Volkmar, MD, Child Psychiatry
Kalman L. Watsky, MD, Dermatology
Anthony G. Wayne, MD, General Pediatrics
Mark H. Weinstein, MD, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Norman S. Werdiger, MD, Neurology
J. Michael Willett, MD, Otolaryngology
Kai H. Yang, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Joseph H. Zelson, MD, General Pediatrics


Julian B. Ferholt, MD, Child Psychiatry
Denis J. Miller, MD, Internal Medicine, Digestive Diseases
Sydney Z. Spiesel, MD, General Pediatrics


Gary M. Bloomgarden, MD, Neurosurgery
Howard P. Boey, MD, Otolaryngology
Thomas M. Buckley, MD, Surgery, Urology
David A. Carlson, Psychiatry, MD
Paul Fischer, MD, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Judith Gorelick, MD, Neurosurgery
Gary Grippo, MD, Podiatry
Martin P. Hasenfeld, MD, Physical Medicine/Orthopedics
Christopher M. McLaughlin, MD, Surgery, Colorectal
John W. O'Brien, MD, Physical Medicine/Orthopedics
James F. Passarelli, MD, Surgery
Stanley G. Possick, MD, Psychiatry
Patrick A. Ruwe, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
Mark B. Taylor, MD, Gastroenterology
Jerome M. Schnitt, MD, Psychiatry
Patrick Tomak, MD, Neurosurgery
Elmer Valin, MD, Bariatric Medicine


Jeffrey N. Alter, MD, Dermatology
Andrew V. Atton, MD, Dermatology
Ian M. Cohen, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Richard M. Freedman, MD, Pediatrics
Barry S. Goldberg, MD, Dermatology
Maria S. Guoth, MD, Internal Medicine, Endocrinology
Stanley B. Hersh, MD, Ophthalmology
Seth P. Lerner, MD, Dermatology
Robert H. Lovegrove, MD, Surgery, Urology
John A. Magaldi, MD, Rheumatology
Robert S. McWilliam, MD, Child Psychiatry
Alan H. Morelli, MD, General Pediatrics
Jeremy E. Moss, MD, Dermatology
York Paul Moy, MD, Urology
Ellen S. Naidorf, MD, Dermatology
Sanath K. Nallainathan, MD, Neurology
Mark I. Oestreicher, MD, Dermatology
David N. Podell, MD, Rheumatology
Andrew Rice, MD, Podiatry
Harry S. Romanowitz, MD, Pediatrics
Douglas A. Ross, MD, Otolaryngology
Camille G. Salame, MD, Neurosurgery
Timothy L. Sharpe, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Joseph F. Sproviero, MD, Allergy & Immunology
Alan S. Waitze, MD, Neurosurgery
Jonathan A. Waxberg, MD, Surgery, Urology
Gary A. Zimmerman, MD, Neurosurgery
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