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Pittsburgh​ Magazine's 2015 "Best Doctors"

 

In the 2015 "Best Doctors" list published by Pittsburgh Magazine, more than 440 UPMC physicians have been named in 75 areas of expertise, from anesthesiology to vascular surgery. The list was compiled by Best Doctors® and derived from the Best Doctors in America® database, which includes the names and p​rofiles of more than 45,000 of the best doctors in the United States.

An exhaustive peer review determines the physicians included in the database. Doctors cannot buy listings. Only those who earn the consensus support of their peers, as well as meet additional qualification criteria, are included.

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Eye and Ear

Ophthalmology

Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD
Andrew Eller, MD
Thomas R. Friberg, MD
Joel S. Schuman, MD
Susan Tonya Stefko, MD
Evan L. (Jake) Waxman, MD

Otolaryngology

Margaretha Casselbrant, MD
Scott E. Celin, MD
David E. Eibling, MD
Berrylin J. Ferguson, MD
Robert Louis Ferris, MD, PhD
Grant S. Gillman, MD
Suman Golla, MD
Barry E. Hirsch, MD
Jonas T. Johnson, MD
Steven R. Jones, MD
Philip A. Pollice, MD
Yael Raz, MD
Clark A. Rosen, MD
Barry Schaitkin, MD
Carl H. Snyderman, MD
Michael Scott Srodes, MD
Eric W. Wang, MD

Heart and Vascular

Cardiovascular Disease

Michael A. Fallert, MD
William P. Follansbee, MD
Michael Mathier, MD
Dennis M. McNamara, MD
Steven E. Reis, MD
Samir F. Saba, MD
David Schwartzman, MD
A. J. Conrad Smith, MD
Prem Soman, MD, PhD

Vascular Surgery

Rabih Chaer, MD
Steven Arnold Leers, MD
Michel S. Makaroun, MD Luke Marone, MD

Neurology and Neurosurgery

Neurological Surgery

Adnan Abla, MD
Daniel M. Bursick, MD
Hikmat (Matt) El-Kadi, MD, PhD
Johnathan Engh, MD
Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD
Robert M. Friedlander, MD
Paul A. Gardner, MD
Adam S. Kanter, MD
L. Dade Lunsford, MD
Joseph C. Maroon, MD
John J. Moossy, MD
David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD
Ian Pollack, MD
Raymond F. Sekula Jr., MD
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD

Neurology

Cheryl D. Bernstein, MD
Edward Burton, MD
Neil A. Busis, MD
Jan Drappatz, MD
Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD
Gena Ghearing, MD
J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD
Rock A. Heyman, MD
Tudor G. Jovin, MD
Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Laurie Knepper, MD
David Lacomis, MD
Valerie Suski, MD
Lawrence R. Wechsler, MD
Islam Zaydan, MD
Sasa Zivkovic, MD

Oncology

Medical Oncology and Hematology

Mounzer Agha, MD
Adam M. Brufsky, MD, PhD
Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Martin F. Earle, MD
Peter G. Ellis, MD
Terry Lynn Evans, MD
William A. Ferri, MD
David M. Friedland, MD
Mark Georgiadis, MD
Venus Hadeed, MD
John M. Kirkwood, MD
Stanley Marks, MD
Louis Pietragallo, MD
Kiran Kumar Rajasenan, MD
Priya Rastogi, MD
Mark Anthony Socinski, MD
Ronald G. Stoller, MD
Robert Volkin, MD

Radiation Oncology

Sushil Beriwal, MD
Melvin Deutsch, MD
John Charles Flickinger, MD
Joel S. Greenberger, MD
Dwight E. Heron, MD

Surgical Oncology

Gretchen McGuire Ahrendt, MD
David Bartlett, MD
David A. Geller, MD    
Michael T. Lotze, MD
David S. Medich, MD
Joshua T. Rubin, MD
Herbert J. Zeh, MD

Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery

James Philip Bradley, MD
Charles J. Burke, MD
Stephen F. Conti, MD
Lawrence S. Crossett, MD
Anthony M. DiGioia, MD*
William F. Donaldson, MD
Freddie H. Fu, MD
Mark A. Goodman, MD
Gary S. Gruen, MD
Christopher D. Harner, MD
James D. Kang, MD
Joon Yung Lee, MD
Craig S. Mauro, MD
Dean Sotereanos, MD
Ivan S. Tarkin, MD
Vonda J. Wright, MD
*Medical Director, Magee Bone and Joint Center

Pediatrics

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

David Nash, MD

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Franklyn P. Cladis, MD
Peter J. Davis, MD
Andrew Herlich, DMD, MD Jerome Parness, MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Victor Morell, MD Peter Wearden, MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiology

Vivek Allada, MD
Lee B. Beerman, MD 
Brian Feingold, MD Jacqueline Kreutzer, MD

Pediatric Critical Care

Rajesh K. Aneja, MD
Hulya Bayir, MD
Michael James Bell, MD
Joseph Anthony Carcillo, MD
Robert S. B. Clark, MD
Kathryn A. Felmet, MD
Ricardo A. Munoz, MD
Richard A. Orr, MD
Ann E. Thompson, MD

Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Problems

Diego Chaves-Gnecco, MD Sara Christine Hamel, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Robert Hickey, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Silva A. Arslanian, MD
Dorothy J. Becker, MD
Oscar Escobar, MD
Luigi R. Garibaldi, MD
Ingrid M. Libman, MD
Selma Feldman Witchel, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Maria Clavell, MD
Alka Goyal, MD
Sohail Z. Husain, MD
David J. Keljo, MD, PhD
Mark E. Lowe, MD, PhD
Jeffrey A. Rudolph, MD
Robert H. Squires, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

James Cooper, MD
Rakesh Kumar Goyal, MD
Linda McAlister-Lucas, MD
A. Kim Ritchey, MD
Peter H. Shaw, MD
Jean Tersak, MD
Michael R. Wollman, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Michael D. Green, MD, MPH     Marian G. Michaels, MD Andrew Nowalk, MD, PhD

Pediatric Nephrology

Demetrius Ellis, MD
Susan C. Lombardozzi-Lane, MD
Michael L. Moritz, MD Abhay Vats, MD

Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Ian Pollack, MD Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neuroradiology

Giulio Zuccoli, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Kanwal K. Nischal, MD

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Patrick B. Bosch, MD
Vincent F. Deeney, MD
Stephen A. Mendelson, MD
James William Roach, MD
W. Timothy Ward, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Cuneyt Alper, MD
Margaretha Casselbrant, MD    
David H. Chi, MD Joseph E. Dohar, MD

Pediatric Pathology

Ronald Jaffe, M.B.B.Ch

Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Joseph E. Losee, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology

Shean J. Aujla, MD
Jonathan D. Finder, MD
Geoffrey Kurland, MD
David M. Orenstein, MD
Jonathan E. Spahr, MD
Daniel Weiner, MD

Pediatric Radiation Oncology

Melvin Deutsch, MD

Pediatric Radiology

Charles R. Fitz, MD Mitchell E. Tublin, MD

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Sangeeta S. Chakravorty, MD Hiren Muzumdar, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Abused Children

Janet E. Squires, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Loreta Myra Matheo, MD Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD Jonathan R. Pletcher, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Boris Birmaher, MD David A. Brent, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, Epilepsy

Patricia K. Crumrine, MD Shelley D. Williams, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, General

Ira Bergman, MD, PhD Amy C. Goldstein, MD

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Metabolic Diseases

Gerard (Jerry) Vockley, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Geoffrey (Geoff) J. Bond, MD
Barbara Anne Gaines, MD
George K. Gittes, MD
George V. Mazariegos, MD
Rakesh K. Sindhi, MD
Kyle A. Soltys, MD

Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Victor Morell, MD

Pediatric Urology

Steven Docimo, MD Francis X. Schneck, MD

Pediatrics/General

Kiran B. Bhat, MD
Sonika Bhatnagar, MD
Aimee Biller, MD
Debra L. Bogen, MD
Jane Mikuliak Breck, MD
Lawrence J. Butler, MD
Jennifer M. Chianese, MD
Mary Davitt, MD
Michael J. Decker, MD
Joy Catherine Drass, MD
Stephen T. Fowler, MD
Harold M. Glick, MD
Edward Gotkiewicz, MD
Kristin Hannibal, MD
Alejandro Hoberman, MD
Gregory M. Hoyson, MD
Kenneth R. Keppel, MD
Laura E. Kisloff, MD
John LaBella, MD
Sanjay Lambore, MD
Sheldon R. Levine, MD
Thomas G. Lynch, MD
Thomas J. Maroon, MD
Deborah R. Moss, MD, MPH
JoAnn Nickleach, MD
Helen C. O'Hallaron, MD
Laura Panko, MD
Kumaravel Rajakumar, MD
Evelyn C. Reis, MD
Suzanne M. Reitz, MD
Paul L. Rowland, MD
Nader Shaikh, MD
Douglas P. Stewart, MD
Donald J. Vigliotti, MD

Pediatrics/Hospital Medicine

Carol Lynn Cabral, MD
Sylvia Seung-Yun Choi, MD
Joyce S. Leifer, MD  
Sara C. McIntire, MD
Laura Panko, MD
Andrew H. Urbach, MD
Basil J. Zitelli, MD

Primary Care and Family Medicine

Family Medicine

Diane Balestrino, MD
Vincent M. Balestrino, MD
Richard D. Bruehlman, MD
Colleen Kennedy Ebbert, MD
Eric A. Frankel, MD
Sarah Mendell Gilmour, MD
Michael Govi, MD
Jonathan Han, MD
Becky Jordan, MD
Barbara S. Kevish, MD
Norman Randall Kolb, MD
John M. Lagnese, MD
William Howard Markle, MD
Ann L. McGaffey, MD
Daniel Monahan, MD
Christopher Olbrich, MD
Ted Schaffer, MD
Kathleen T. Werner, MD
Stephen Wilson, MD

Internal Medicine

Hollis Dorsett Day, MD
D. Michael Elnicki, MD
Michael Jonah Fine, MD
Michael W. Finikiotis, MD
Anthony B. Fiorillo, MD
Rosanne Granieri, MD
Peggy B. Hasley, MD
Wishwa N. Kapoor, MD
William Ira Levin, MD
Minh-Hong T. Nguyen, MD
Terence W. Starz, MD

Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Michael Lee Boninger, MD
Cara Camiolo-Reddy, MD
Megan H. Cortazzo, MD
Kerry Gill DeLuca, MD
Amanda L. Harrington, MD
Maryanne J. Henderson, MD
John Allen Horton, MD
Michael C. Munin, MD

Women's Health

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, MD
Steve N. Caritis, MD
Beatrice Chen, MD
Carole M. Chesin, MD
Wayne Christopherson, MD
John Thomas Comerci, MD
Daniel I. Edelstone, MD
Robert P. Edwards, MD
Stephen P. Emery, MD
Steele W. Filipek, MD
John M. Fisch, MD
Richard Guido, MD
Lyndon M. Hill, MD
Maryanne Hugo, MD, MS
Robert John Kaminski, MD
Joseph L. Kelley, MD
Ted Teh Min Lee, MD
Suketu Mansuria, MD
Pamela A. Moalli, MD
Devereaux N. Saller, MD
Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD
Hyagriv Nara Simhan, MD
Gary Sutkin, MD
Robert Drexel Thomas, MD 
Margaret Louise Watt-Morse, MD
Deborah A. Whiteside, MD
Harold C. Wiesenfeld, MD
Isabelle A, Wilkins, MD
Halina M. Zyczynski, MD

Additional Specialties

Anesthesiology

Shushma Aggarwal, MD
Jacques Chelly, MD
ZongFu Chen, MD
Andrew Herlich, DMD, MD
Jerome Parness, MD, PhD
Erin Sullivan, MD
Ajay D. Wasan, MD
    

Colon & Rectal Surgery

David S. Medich, MD Wolfgang H. Schraut, MD

Critical Care Medicine

Derek Angus, MD, MPH
Charles Atwood, MD
Marie Baldisseri, MD, MS
Arthur J. Boujoukos, MD
Michael P. Donahoe, MD
Rachel J. Givelber, MD
Stephen P. Harris, MD
John A. Kellum, MD
John W. Kreit, MD
Holt N. Murray, MD
Joseph Pilewski, MD
John Andrew Raffensperger, MD
David H. Rice, MD
Thomas L. Schauble, MD
Patrick J. Strollo, MD
Joel H. Weinberg, MD

Emergency Medicine

Clifton W. Callaway, MD
Susan M. Dunmire, MD
Scott Gunn, MD
Charissa B. Pacella, MD
Richard Wadas, MD
Donald M. Yealy, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Mara J. Horwitz, MD
Mary T. Korytkowski, MD
Shane Otto LeBeau, MD
Rayasam Harsha Rao, MD
Michelle M. Roberts, MD
Rose Ann Salata, MD

Gastroenterology

David G. Binion, MD
Randall E. Brand, MD
Kevin M. McGrath, MD
Miguel Regueiro, MD
Robert E. Schoen, MD
Adam Slivka, MD, PhD

Geriatric Medicine

Hollis Dorsett Day, MD
Amelia S. Gennari, MD
Shuja Hassan, MD
David A. Nace, MD
Elizabeth A. O'Keefe, MD
David A. Pasquale, DO
Neil M. Resnick, MD
Eric G. Rodriguez, MD
Fred H. Rubin, MD
Adele Towers, MD
Debra K. Weiner, MD 

Hand Surgery

Mark E. Baratz, MD Robert J. Goitz, MD Dean Sotereanos, MD

Hepatology

Vinod Rustgi, MD

Infectious Disease

Deborah K. McMahon, MD
John W. Mellors, MD
Minh-Hong T. Nguyen, MD
Robert Volosky, MD
David Weber, MD
David Lee Weinbaum, MD

Internal Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Robert M. Arnold, MD

Internal Medicine/Hospital Medicine

Frank Bruns, MD

Medical Genetics

Georgianne Arnold, MD Gerard (Jerry) Vockley, MD

Nephrology

Filitsa Bender, MD
Jose F. Bernardo, MD, MPH
Sundaram Hariharan, MD  
John P. Johnson, MD
James Ray Johnston, MD
Beth M. Piraino, MD
Christine M. Wu, MD

Nuclear Medicine

James M. Mountz, MD

Pathology

Robert Marshall Austin, MD, PhD
Fiona E. Craig, MD
Sanja Dacic, MD, PhD
Anthony J. Demetris, MD
Steven Swerdlow, MD
Samuel A. Yousem, MD 

Plastic Surgery

Grant S. Gillman, MD
Ernest Kelvin Manders, MD
J. Peter Rubin, MD
James Russavage, MD
Kenneth C. Shestak, MD

Psychiatry

Boris Birmaher, MD
David A. Brent, MD
Daniel J. Buysse, MD
Andrea F. DiMartini, MD
Antoine Douaihy, MD
Mary Ganguli, MD
Ariel Gildengers, MD
Jordan F. Karp, MD
David J. Kupfer, MD
Robert S. Marin, MD
Mark D. Miller, MD
Charles F. Reynolds, MD
Stephanie S. Richards, MD
Jason B. Rosenstock, MD
James M. Schuster, MD
LalithKumar K. Solai, MD
Wesley E. Sowers, MD
Robert A. Sweet, MD
James D. Tew, MD
Ajay D. Wasan, MD
Ellen Whyte, MD

Pulmonary Medicine

Charles Atwood, MD
Arthur J. Boujoukos, MD
Maria M. Crespo, MD
Michael P. Donahoe, MD
Christopher N. Faber, MD
Kevin F. Gibson, MD
Rachel J. Givelber, MD
Mark Gladwin, MD
Steven P. Harris, MD
John W. Kreit, MD
Alison Morris, MD, MS
Joseph Pilewski, MD
John Andrew Raffensperger, MD
Thomas L. Schauble, MD
Frank C. Sciurba, MD
Patrick J. Strollo, MD
Joel H. Weinberg, MD
Sally E. Wenzel, MD
David O. Wilson, MD, MPH

Radiology

Wendie Berg, MD
Carl Fuhrman, MD
William E. Rothfus, MD
Mitchell E. Tublin, MD
Giulio Zuccoli, MD

Rheumatology

Thomas A. Medsger, MD
Larry W. Moreland, MD
Chester V. Oddis, MD Terence W. Starz, MD

Sleep Medicine

Charles Atwood, MD Rachel J. Givelber, MD Patrick J. Strollo, MD

Surgery

Christopher Bartels, MD
Timothy Robert Billiar, MD
Sally E. Carty, MD
Kevin O. Garrett, MD
David A. Geller, MD
Christopher B. Hughes, MD
Abhinav Humar, MD
Kenneth K. W. Lee, MD
James W. Marsh, MD
Andrew B. Peitzman, MD
Wolfgang H. Schraut, MD
Henkie Tan, MD, PhD
Andrew R. Watson, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Thomas G. Gleason, MD
James D. Luketich, MD
V. R. Machiraju, MD
Matthew Schuchert, MD
Lawrence M. Wei, MD

Urology

Ronald M. Benoit, MD
Ronald Gino Cercone, MD
Steven G. Docimo, MD
Ronald L. Hrebinko, MD
Joel Nelson, MD
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