Hahnemann Physicians Featured as Philadelphia Magazine’s “Top Docs” 
Tuesday, 01 May 2012 
PHILADELPHIA, May 1, 2012 –Nineteen doctors who serve on the Hahnemann University Hospital medical staff were named to Philadelphia magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors.”

The magazine invited all licensed physicians and hospital leadership to cast their ballot for the region’s most highly-skilled doctors using an online voting system. 

The following physicians affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital are recognized on Philadelphia magazine’s 2012 “Top Doctors” list:

  • Joseph M. Boselli: Internal Medicine
  • Ari D. Brooks: Surgery
  • Howard J. Eisen: Cardiology
  • Jamison Jaffe: Urology
  • Norman A. Johanson: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Ellie Kelepouris: Nephrology
  • Lydia T. Komarnicky: Radiation Oncology
  • Owen C. Montgomery: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Paul Nyirjesy: Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Lauren A. Plante: Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • David Reich: Surgery
  • James C. Reynolds: Gastroenterology
  • Rene Rothstein-Rubin: Medical Oncology
  • Robert T. Sataloff: Otolaryngology
  • Robert J. Schwartzman: Neurology
  • Katherine D. Sherif: Internal Medicine
  • David E. Stein: Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Michael S. Weingarten: Vascular Surgery
  • Kristene E. Whitmore: Urology

The magazine’s cover story, titled “Miracle Medicine,” highlighted 28 new breakthroughs in patient care. Two Hahnemann doctors were featured and interviewed for the article:

  • Michael Weingarten: Wound Healing
  • Wilbur Bowne: Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Perfusion Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

“We are extremely proud of the Hahnemann-affiliated physicians who are featured in the Philadelphia magazine Top Doctors 2012 issue,” said Michael P. Halter, FACHE, chief executive officer. “These doctors, and all Hahnemann physicians, are dedicated to our mission of providing quality patient-center care.” 

About Hahnemann University Hospital

Hahnemann University Hospital is a 496-bed academic medical center at Broad and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, Pa.  The hospital is a tertiary care institution that specializes in cardiac services, heart failure and transplantation, OB/GYN, orthopedics, medical, surgical and radiation oncology, bone marrow transplantation, renal dialysis and kidney/pancreas/liver transplantation. In 2009, Hahnemann earned Magnet® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Hahnemann is recognized by the American Heart Association as a leader in coronary artery disease and heart failure treatments and was named a 2011 Best Hospital for Heart and Heart Surgery by U.S. News and World Reports. The hospital performed one of the city’s first kidney transplants in 1963 and one of the first bone marrow transplants in 1976.  Hahnemann became Philadelphia’s first Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center for adults in 1986, and since then has been served by MidAtlantic MedEvac, an aeromedical transport program for critically ill patients. Hahnemann is proud to be the first hospital in Philadelphia to join with The Wellness Community of Philadelphia to offer onsite support and education services to cancer patients and their families. Hahnemann is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. An affiliate of Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital is part of Tenet Pennsylvania, which also includes St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. To learn more about Hahnemann, visit www.hahnemannhospital.com 


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