More than 200 UW Health Physicians Named to Best Doctors List

Madison, Wisconsin - More than 200 UW Health physicians appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013, a prestigious honor decided by impartial peer review and earned by only 5 percent of doctors in the United States.


The Best Doctors in America List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., results from exhaustive polling of over 45,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in more than 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s List.


In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” 


Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results, and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.


"Top Doctors" Honorees


Below are the UW Health physicians who garnered Best Doctors in America®  recognition. 


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Charles Acher, Vascular Surgery

Joan Addington-White,            Internal Medicine

Mark Albertini, Hematology/Oncology

David Allen, Pediatric Specialist, Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Paul Anderson, Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Medicine

David Andes, Infectious Disease and Travel Medicine

George Arndt, Anesthesiology

Sanjay Asthana, Geriatric Medicine

Geofffrey Baer, Orthopaedic Surgery

Howard Bailey, Medical Oncology /Hematology

Ford Ballantyne, III, Cardiovascular Disease

Steven Barczi, Geriatric Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Neal Barney, Ophthalmology

Kathleen Baus, Radiology

John Beasley, Family Medicine

Bryan Becker, Nephrology

Carolyn Bell, Arthritis and Rheumatology

Lorna Belsky, Internal Medicine

Michael Bentz, Pediatric Specialist, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery, Hand/Microsurgery

David Bernhardt, Pediatric Specialist, Sports Medicine

Barbara Blodi, Ophthalmology

Deborah Boushea, Internal Medicine

Yasmin Bradfield, Pediatric Specialist

Thomas Brazelton III, Pediatric Specialist

Michael Breen, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Barbara Bresnahan, Nephrology

Wade Bushman, Urology

William Busse, Allergy and Immunology

Natalie Callander, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Herbert Chen, Surgical Oncology

William Clancy, Jr., Orthopaedic Surgery

James Conway, Pediatric Specialist

Douglas Coursin, Critical Care Medicine

William Craig, Infectious Disease

Christopher Crnich, Infectious Disease

Byron Crouse, Family Medicine

Vincent Cryns, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Seth Dailey, Otolaryngology

Anthony D'Alessandro,             Surgery, Transplantation

Gregory De Muri, Pediatric Specialist

Kenneth De Santes, Pediatric Specialist, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Robert  Dempsey, Neurological Surgery

Carol Diamond, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Ronald Diamond, Psychiatry

Arjang Djamali, Nephrology

Tracy Downs, Urology

Marc Drezner, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Frederick Edelman, Neurology and Pediatric Specialist

Niloo Edwards, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

William Ehlenbach, Pulmonary Medicine

Burr Eichelman, Psychiatry

Julie Fagan, Internal Medicine

Aaron Field, Radiology

Michael Field, Cardiovascular Disease

John Fleming, Neurology

Jonathan Fliegel, Pediatrics , Pediatric Hospitalist

Eugene Foley, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Charles Ford, Otolaryngology

Barry Fox, Infectious Disease

Michael Garren, Surgery, Bariatric

Lindell Gentry, Radiology

James Gern, Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

James Giesen, Internal Medicine

Robert Golden, Psychiatry

David Goodspeed, Orthopaedic Surgery

Ben Graf, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Christopher Green, Pediatric Specialist, Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Jeffrey Grossman, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Theresa Guilbert, Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Scott Hagen, Pediatric Specialist

Juanita Halls, Internal Medicine

Azita Hamedani, Emergency Medicine

Paul Harari, Radiation Oncology

Bruce Harms, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Ellen Hartenbach, Oncology, Gynecologic

Gregory Hartig, Otolaryngology

Diane Heatley, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Gregg Heatley, Ophthalmology

John Heiner, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Charles Heise, Surgery, Colon/Rectal

Gregory Hollman, Pediatric Specialist

Margo Hoover-Regan, Pediatric Specialist

Steven  Howard, Radiation Oncology

Patrick Hughes,            Cardiovascular Disease

Bermans Iskandar, Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Specialist

Craig January, Cardiovascular Disease

Nizar Jarjour, Pulmonary Medicine

David Jarrard, Urology

Joel Johnson, Anesthesiology

Maryl Johnson, Cardiovascular Disease

Mark Juckett, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Thomas Julian, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Brad Kahl, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Dixon Kaufman, Surgery, Transplantation

Paul Kaufman, Ophthalmology

James Keene, Orthopaedic Surgery

Jonathan Keevil, Cardiovascular Disease

Catherine Kelley, Pediatrics

K. Craig Kent, Vascular Surgery

Bruce Klein, Pediatric Specialist

Takushi Kohmoto, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Patricia Kokotailo, Pediatric Specialist

Douglas Kopp, Cardiovascular Disease

Steven Koslov, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Christopher Kurtz, Cardiovascular Disease

Burton Kushner, Pediatric Specialist and Ophthalmology

David Kushner, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mary Landry, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gregory Landry, Pediatric Specialist, Sports Medicine

Ian Law, Pediatric Specialist

Dan Lebovic, Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Fred Lee, Jr., Radiology

Robert Lemanske, Allergy and Immunology, Pediatric Specialist

Leonard Levin, Ophthalmology

Glenn Liu, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Walter Longo, Medical Oncology and Hematology

David Lonsdorf, Family Medicine

Mark Lucarelli, Ophthalmology

Michael Lucey, Hepatology and Gastroenterology

Kathleen Maginot, Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine

Peter Mahler, Radiation Oncology

Dennis Maki, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Benjamin Marcus, Otolaryngology

Peter Mason, Cardiovascular Disease

Jon Matsumura, Vascular Surgery

Patrick McBride, Cardiovascular Disease

Timothy McCulloch, Otolaryngology

John McDermott, Radiology

Patrick McKenna, Pediatric Specialist

Kevin McKown, Arthritis and Rheumatology

J. Scott McMurray, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Douglas McNeel, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Thomas Meier, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

George Mejicano, Infectious Disease

Cristopher Meyer, Radiology

Julie Mitchell, Internal Medicine

Mark Moss, Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Daniel Mulkerin, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Stephen Nakada, Urology

Peter Newcomer, Internal Medicine

David Niemann, Neurological Surgery

Kenneth Noonan, Pediatric Specialist

Barbara O'Connell, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jon Odorico, Surgery, Transplantation

Kathleen Oriel, Family Medicine

Daniel Ostlie, Pediatric Specialist

Richard Page, Cardiovascular Disease

Scott Perlman, Nuclear Medicine

Patrick Pfau, Gastroenterology

Perry Pickhardt, Radiology

John Pirsch, Nephrology

Karen Pletta, Pediatrics

Amy Plumb, Pediatrics

Beth Potter, Family Medicine

Myron Pozniak, Radiology

Marion Pruitt, Internal Medicine

Dianne Puccetti, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Peter Rahko, Cardiovascular Disease

David Rakel, Complementary  and Alternative Medicine, Family Medicine

Venkat Rao, Surgery, Hand/Microsurgery and Plastic and Reconstructive

Mark Reichelderfer, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

George Reizner, Dermatology

Daniel Resnick, Neurological Surgery

Laurel Rice, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Adam Rindfleisch, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Family Medicine

Mark Ritter, Radiation Oncology

Richard Roberts, Family Medicine

H. Ian Robins, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Michael Rock, Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Howard Rowley, Radiology/Neuroradiology

Pamela Ryan, Internal Medicine

Nasia Safdar, Infectious Disease

Adnan Said, Gastroenterology

George Saviello, Anesthesiology

William Scheibel, Family Medicine

Ann Schmidt, Internal Medicine

Mary Schroth, Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

William Schwab, Family Medicine

Christine Seibert, Internal Medicine

Christine Seroogy,  Pediatric Specialist, Allergy and Immunology

Michael Shapiro, Ophthalmology

Ann Sheehy, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Jeffrey Sleeth, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Jeremy Smith, Internal Medicine

Hans Sollinger, Surgery, Transplantation

Paul Sondel, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

James Sosman, Internal Medicine

James Stein, Cardiovascular Disease

Melissa Stiles, Family Medicine

Charles Stone, Cardiovascular Disease

Thomas Zdeblick, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Spine Medicine

Susan Toth, Surgery, General

Gregory Trost, Neurological Surgery, Spine Medicine

Elizabeth Trowbridge, Internal Medicine

Patrick Turski, Radiology

Andrew Urban, Infectious Disease

Bennett Vogelman, Infectious Disease

Andrew Waclawik, Neurology

Sabrina Wagner Butteris, Pediatric Hospitalist

Ellen Wald, Pediatric Specialist

Arnold Wald, Gastroenterology

David Watts, Geriatric Medicine

Sharon Weber, Oncology, Surgical

George Wilding, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Michael Wilhelm, Pediatric Specialist

Gary Williams, Pediatrics

Daniel Williams IV, Urology

Eliot Williams, III, Medical Oncology and Hematology

Michael Wilson, Nuclear Medicine

Mitchell Wolf, Ophthalmology

Richard Wolman, Anesthesiology

Gary Wood, Dermatology

Alexander Yevzlin, Nephrology

Laura Zakowski, Internal Medicine



Date Published: 05/25/2013

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