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51 YNHH physicians named to New York magazine's 'Best Doctors' list

6/24/13 — New York magazine recently named 51 Yale New Haven Hospital physicians among the best in the New York metropolitan area in its 16th annual "Best Doctors" issue.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a New York City research and information firm, determines the rankings based on a regional peer-review survey that asks thousands of licensed physicians to nominate the physicians who, in their judgment, are the best in their field and related fields.

The 2013 "Best Doctors" issue, which features a total of 1,198 physicians, is online at


New York magazine’s “Best Doctors 2013”

Yale New Haven Hospital physicians 


  1. John Aruny, MD, Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  2. Mazoud Azodi, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  3. Michael Baumgaertner, Orthopedic Surgery
  4. Jean Bolognia, MD, Dermatology
  5. Andrew Bronin, MD, Dermatology
  6. Henry Cabin, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
  7. Michael Cleman, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
  8. John Colberg, MD, Urology
  9. Joshua Copel, MD, Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  10. Frank Detterbeck, MD, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  11. Richard Edelson, MD, Dermatology
  12. John Elefteriades, MD, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  13. Matthew Ellman, MD, Internal Medicine
  14. Sukre Emre, MD, Surgery
  15. David Greer, MD, Neurology
  16. Sabet Hashim, MD, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  17. Roy Herbst, MD, PhD, Medical Oncology
  18. Howard Hochster, MD, Medical Oncology
  19. Christopher Howes, MD, Interventional Cardiology
  20. Silvio Inzucchi, MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism
  21. John Kveton, MD, Otolaryngology
  22. David Leffell, MD, Dermatology
  23. Walter Longo, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  24. Paul McCarthy, MD, Pediatric Rheumatology
  25. Shirley McCarthy, MD, PhD, Diagnostic Radiology
  26. Michael Paidas, MD, Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  27. Pasquale Patrizio, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology
  28. John Persing, MD, Plastic Surgery
  29. Daniel Petrylak, MD, Medical Oncology
  30. Vincent Quagliarello, MD, Infectious Disease
  31. Kenneth Roberts, MD, Radiation Oncology
  32. Ronald Salem, MD, Surgery
  33. Robert Schoen, MD, Rheumatology
  34. Mark Schoenfeld, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiology
  35. Peter Schulman, MD, PhD, Urology
  36. Dennis Spencer, MD, Neurological Surgery
  37. Richard Stahl, MD, Plastic Surgery
  38. Bauer Sumpio, MD, PhD, Vascular Surgery
  39. Carrie Swigart, MD, Hand Surgery
  40. Gordon Sze, MD, Neuroradiology
  41. William Tamborlane, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology
  42. Lynn Tanoue, MD, Pulmonary Disease
  43. Francine Testa, MD, Child Neurology
  44. J. Grant Thomson, MD, Hand Surgery
  45. James Tsai, MD, Ophthalmology
  46. Theodore Tsangaris, MD, Surgery
  47. Robert Udelsman, MD, Surgery
  48. Christopher van Dyck, MD, Geriatric Psychiatry
  49. Lynn Wilson, MD, Radiation Oncology
  50. Nwanmegha Young, MD, Otolaryngology
  51. David Yuh, MD, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), part of Yale New Haven Health, is a nationally recognized, 1,541-bed, not-for-profit hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM). Founded as the fourth voluntary hospital in the U.S. in 1826, today, YNHH has two New Haven-based campuses, and also includes Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Smilow Cancer Hospital. YNHH has received Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence. YNHH has a combined medical staff of about 4,500 university and community physicians practicing in more than 100 specialties.