Hahnemann University Hospital and Physicians Recognized 
PHILADELPHIA (May 6, 2009) – Philadelphia magazine has published their annual issue profiling the “Top Doctors” in the Philadelphia region. Hahnemann University Hospital is pleased to announce that thirteen Hahnemann-affiliated physicians have been selected among the best in their respective fields for 2009:  
  • Joseph Boselli, M.D. - Internal Medicine
  • Ari Brooks, M.D. - Surgery
  • Paul Curcillo, M.D. - Surgery
  • Howard Eisen, M.D. - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Jan Goplerud, M.D. - Neonatology
  • Paul Glat, M.D. - Plastic Surgery
  • Ellie Kelepouris, M.D. - Nephrology
  • Lydia Komarnicky, M.D. - Radiation Oncology
  • Owen Montgomery, M.D. - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Paul Nyirjesy, M.D. - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • James Reynolds, M.D. - Gastroenterology
  • Robert Sataloff, M.D. - Otolaryngology
  • Kristene Whitmore, M.D. - Urology  

The magazine also selected the region’s “Rising Star” physicians who are under the age of 40. Three Hahnemann-affiliated physicians were named to the list:  

  • Mark Abdelmalek, M.D. – Dermatologic Surgery
  • Justin Harmon, D.O. – Urologic Surgery
  • Jamison Jaffe, D.O. – Urologic Surgery
  • David Sorrentino, M.D. – Neonatology
  • Michael Weaver, M.D. – Neurological Surgery  

Lastly, the magazine also included a section entitled “Stats, Stat!” which published Pennsylvania Health Care Quality Alliance (PHCQA) data for hospitals in the five counties in southeastern Pennsylvania. Hahnemann University Hospital scored extremely well in the ratings:

  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Doctor Communication” in ALL five counties
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Pain Well Controlled” in Philadelphia County
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Medicine Explained by Staff” in Philadelphia County
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Room Quiet at Night” in Philadelphia County
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Nursing Communication” in Philadelphia County
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Overall Appropriate Care” among Philadelphia Academic Medical Centers
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Heart Attack Care” among Philadelphia Academic Medical Centers
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Heart Failure Care” among Philadelphia Academic Medical Centers
  • Highest Rated Hospital for “Pneumonia Care” among Philadelphia Academic Medical Centers  

Congratulations to our Top Docs, Rising Stars and all who help to make Hahnemann stand out above the rest!   For more information, or for a referral to a Hahnemann physician, call 1-866-884-4 H U H.  

About Hahnemann University Hospital

Hahnemann University Hospital is a 541-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.  Hahnemann is recognized by the American Heart Association as a leader in coronary artery disease and heart failure treatments.   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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