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84 Hahnemann University Hospital Physicians Named "Top Doc" by Philadelphia Magazine

Hahnemann University Hospital is proud to announce that 84 physicians from the medical staff have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s annual list of the region’s “Top Doctors.”

The magazine partners with a healthcare research and information company, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., to conduct an electronic voting process among physicians. All licensed physicians are invited to cast their ballot for the region’s most highly skilled doctors.

The following physicians affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital are recognized on Philadelphia magazine’s 2018 “Top Doctors” list: 

• Sandeep Aggarwal: Nephrology, Sp: Kidney failure, hypertension, kidney disease-chronic, high blood pressure

• Asyia S. Ahmad: Gastroenterology, Sp: Gastrointestinal motility disorders, esophageal disorders, anorectal disorders, digestive disorders in women 

• Ziauddin Ahmed: Nephrology, Sp: Kidney disease-chronic, hypertension, diabetic kidney disease, kidney stones

• Mohammad A. Al-Bataineh: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sp: Cardiovascular disease, clinical cardiac electrophysiology

• Renee E. Amori: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Sp: Diabetes, thyroid disorders, parathyroid disorders, endocrinology

• Melanie I. Amster: Urology, Sp: Urogynecology, pelvic organ prolapse repair, urinary tract infections, voiding dysfunction

• Endla K. Anday: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

• Jeffrey D. Bedrick: Addiction Therapy, Sp: Addition, substance abuse, personality disorders

• George A. Belecanech: Allergy and Immunology, Sp: Asthma, eczema, contact dermatitis, immune deficiency

• Karen M. Berkowitz: Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility, Sp: Infertility, infertility-IVF, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

• Joseph M. Boselli: Internal Medicine, Sp: Internal medicine

• Wilbur B. Bowne: Surgery, Sp: Minimally invasive surgery, cancer surgery, pancreatic and biliary surgery, gastrointestinal cancer and surgery, pseudomyxoma peritonei 

• Barbara J. Browne: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sp: Stroke rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, geriatric rehabilitation

• Christopher J. Bruno: Infectious Disease, Sp: HIV

• Allison J. Carey: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Sp: Infections-neonatal, neonatal critical care, lung diseases in newborns

• Sung-Hae (Sallie) Cho: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Cardiovascular, nuclear cardiology imaging, cardiology
• Edgar Chou: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventive Medicine

• Christina L. Chung: Dermatology, Sp: Ethnic skin disorders, skin diseases in transplants/cancer, dermatologic surgery, cosmetic dermatology

• Gerald L. DeVaughn: Cardiovascular Disease

• David J. Dvorin: Allergy and Immunology, Sp: Asthma, eczema, food allergies, rhinitis

• Janet H. Fitzpatrick: Internal Medicine, Sp: Internal medicine

• John M. Fontaine: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sp: Pacemakers/defibrillators, cardiac electrophysiology

• Christopher S. Formal: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sp: Spinal cord injury, spasticity management, pain management

• Guy W. Fried: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sp: Brain injury rehabilitation, electrodiagnosis, neurogenic bladder, trauma rehabilitation

• Kevin A. Gingrich: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sp: Joint replacement

• Paul M. Glat: Plastic Surgery, Sp: Cosmetic surgery-face, liposuction and body contouring, cosmetic surgery-breast, craniofacial surgery-pediatric 

• Marc F. Goldstein: Allergy and Immunology, Sp: Asthma and allergy, atopic dermatitis, immunotherapy, sinusitis

• Jan Marie Goplerud: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

• Nancy D. Gordon: Allergy and Immunology, Sp: Asthma and allergy, allergic rhinitis

• Paulina Gorodin-Kiliddar: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Cardiac stress testing, non-invasive cardiology, echocardiography, women’s health

• Cheryl A. Hanau: Pathology, Sp: Cytopathology

• Shelley R. Hankins: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Heart failure, cardiac imaging, transplant medicine-heart, preventative cardiology

• Susan P. Harding: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sp: Orthopedics, orthopedic trauma

• S. Farhan Hasni: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Heart failure, transplant medicine-heart, ventricular assist device (LVAD)

• Scott E. Hessen: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Arrhythmias, congestive heart failure

• Humaira Hussain: Rheumatology, Sp: Lupus/SLE, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, muscle disease, osteoporosis

• Norman A. Johanson: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sp: Hip replacement and revision, knee replacement and revision; juvenile arthritis

• Dean G. Karalis: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Preventative cardiology

• Kevin J. Kasper: Cardiovascular Disease

• Folasade I. Kehinde: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Sp: Neonatal care, prematurity/low birth-weight infants

• Ellie Kelepouris: Nephrology, Sp: Chronic kidney disease, hypertension, kidney stones, polycystic kidney disease, peritoneal dialysis, kidney biopsy, hemodialysis, hypertension management

• Manoj Khandelwal: Cardiovascular Disease, Sp: Interventional cardiology, cardiac cauterization, angioplasty and stent placement, carotid artery angioplasty and stent

• Anita G. Ko: Sleep Medicine, Sp: Sleep disorders/apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, restless legs syndrome 

• Lydia T. Komarnicky: Radiation Oncology, Sp: Breast cancer, lung cancer, eye tumors/cancer 

• S. Luke Kusmirek: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sp: Cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmias, cardiac ablation procedures, atrial fibrillation

• Steven P. Kutalek: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sp: Arrhythmias, defibrillators, defibrillator cable extraction, pacemakers/ defibrillators

• Mary Ann Kuzma: Geriatric Medicine, Sp: Geriatric medicine, internal medicine

• Glenn W. Laub: Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Sp: Minimally invasive cardiac surgery, heart valve repair

• Gary S. Ledley: Interventional Cardiology 

• Dong Heun Lee: Infectious Disease, Sp: Infections in transplant patients, HIV

• Raymond Lesser: Otolaryngology, Sp: Endoscopic sinus surgery, head and neck cancer, facial plastic surgery

• Nathalie S. May: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventive medicine, chronic illness, diagnostic problems, gender-specific medicine

• William C. Meyers: Surgery, Sp: Core muscle injuries, hernia and hydrocele repair, general surgery

• Owen C. Montgomery: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sp: Pelvic surgery, menopause problems, minimally invasive surgery, women’s health over age 40

• Santiago J. Munoz: Gastroenterology, Sp: Liver disease, transplant medicine-liver, hepatitis, liver cancer

• Shailaja Nair: Internal Medicine, Sp: Women’s health, metabolic disorders, obesity, PCOS, insulin resistance

• Paul Nyirjesy: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sp: Vulvar and vaginal disorders, vulvar disease, women’s health, adolescent gynecology 

• Richard G. Paluzzi: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventative medicine

• Lauren A. Plante: Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Sp: Pregnancy-high risk, diabetes in pregnancy, genetic disorders, hypertension in pregnancy

• Juan L. Poggio: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sp: Colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, anal sphincter repair, laparoscopic surgery

• Karthik Ranganna, Nephrology, Sp: Kidney disease-chronic, transplant medicine-kidney, HIV-related kidney disease, hypertension

• David J. Reich: Surgery, Sp: Transplant-liver, hepatobiliary surgery, liver tumors, liver surgery-complex

• Elizabeth P. Renza-Stingone: Surgery, Sp: Minimally invasive surgery, bariatric/obesity surgery, gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD), robotic surgery 

• Scott D. Richard: Gynecologic Oncology, Sp: Gynecologic cancers, robotic surgery

• Rene Rothstein-Rubin: Medical Oncology, Sp: Breast cancer, breast cancer risk assessment, gastrointestinal cancer, hematologic malignancies

• Steven R. Russell: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventative medicine

• Kathleen F. Ryan: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventative medicine

• Heath E. Saltzman: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Sp: Arrhythmias, atrial fibrillation, pacemakers/ defibrillators

• Robert T. Sataloff: Otolaryngology, Sp: Neuro-otology, voice disorders, laryngeal disorders, skull base surgery

• Stanley J. Savinese Jr.: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Sp: Palliative Care

• Barbara A. Schindler: Psychiatry, Sp: Addiction/substance abuse, family therapy, parenting issues, psychosomatic medicine

• Edward S. Schulman: Pulmonary Disease, Sp: Respiratory medicine, allergist

• Michael S. Sherman: Pulmonary Disease, Sp: Asthma, neuromuscular disease

• Barbara Simon: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Sp: Diabetes, diabetes prevention

• Bruce B. Sloane: Urology, Sp: Prostate benign disease, prostate cancer, incontinence, erectile dysfunction

• David E. Stein: Colon and Rectal Surgery, Sp: Colon and rectal cancer, laparoscopic surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer risk assessment

• Michael Stephen: Pulmonary Disease, Sp: Cystic fibrosis, critical care, lung diseases, sarcoidosis, lung transplant

• Simon Y. Su: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventative medicine

• Julie Wang: Internal Medicine, Sp: Preventative medicine, women’s health, sleep disorders

• Michael S. Weingarten: Vascular Surgery, Sp: Wound care, minimally invasive   surgery                                                                                              

• Kristene E. Whitmore: Urogynecology/Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Sp: Urogynecology, sexual dysfunction-female, reconstructive surgery, pelvic floor reconstruction 

• Steven L. Zinn: Family Medicine, Geriatric medicine, chronic illness, preventive medicine

• Alan B. Zubrow: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Sp: Neonatal care, brain injury-neonatal

• Seth Zwillenberg: Otolaryngology, Sp: Sinus disorders

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