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Pittsburgh Magazine's 2014 "Best Doctors"

In the 2014 "Best Doctors" list published by Pittsburgh Magazine, more than 450 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 profiles 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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UPMC Physicians Named to Pittsburgh Magazine's 2014 "Best Doctors" List (by specialty):

Anesthesiology

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

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

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
Scott Gunn, MD
John A. Kellum, MD
John W. Kreit, MD
Holt N. Murray, MD
Joseph Pilewski, MD
John Andrew Raffensperger, MD
John J. Reilly, MD
Patrick J. Strollo, MD
Joel H. Weinberg, MD
Matthew E. Woodske, MD

Emergency Medicine

Clifton W. Callaway, MD
Susan M. Dunmire, 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
R. Harsha Rao, MD
Michelle M. Roberts, MD
Rose Ann Salata, MD

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

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 

Infectious Disease

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

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

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

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

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
David A. Hinkle, MD, PhD
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

Nuclear Medicine

James M. Mountz, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Ophthalmology

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

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
Robin V. West, MD
Vonda J. Wright, 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
Jennifer Grandis, 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

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

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

David Nash, MD

Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Joseph S. Sanfilippo, MD

Pediatric Anesthesiology

Barbara W. Brandom, MD
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
Frederick S. Sherman, MD

Pediatric Cardiovascular Anesthesia

Erin Sullivan, 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
Robert Scott Watson, MD, MPH

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
Mark A. Sperling, 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
Benjamin L. Shneider, MD
Robert H. Squires, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

James Cooper, MD
Rakesh Kumar Goyal, MD
Regina I. Jakacki, 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 Medical Genetics

David N. Finegold, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

Demetrius Ellis, 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

Ken 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
Robert Yellon, MD

Pediatric Pathology

Ronald Jaffe, MB, BCh

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

Pediatric Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Specialist/Abused Children

Pediatric Specialist/Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

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
Stephen T. Fowler, MD
Harold M. Glick, MD
Edward Gotkiewicz, MD
Kristin Hannibal, MD
Alejandro Hoberman, MD
Gregory M. Hoyson, MD
Leroy Indorato, MD
Phillip H. Kaleida, MD
Kenneth R. Keppel, MD
Laura E. Kisloff, MD
John LaBella, MD
Sanjay Lambore, MD
Sheldon R. Levine, MD
Susan C. Lombardozzi-Lane, 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

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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

Plastic Surgery

Grant S. Gillman, MD
Ernest K. 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 Friedman Karp, MD
David J. Kupfer, MD
Robert S. Marin, MD
Mark D. Miller, MD
Charles F. Reynolds, MD
Jason B. Rosenstock, MD
James M. Schuster, MD
LalithKumar K. Solai, MD
Wesley E. Sowers, MD
James D. Tew, MD
Ellen Whyte, MD

Pulmonary Medicine

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

Radiation Oncology

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

Radiology

Wendie Berg, MD
Carl Fuhrman, MD
William E. Rothfus, MD
Mitchell E. Tublin, MD
Albert Zajko, 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
Daniel J. Buysse, MD
Rachel J. Givelber, MD
Rock A. Heyman, 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
J.  Wallis Marsh, MD 
Andrew B. Peitzman, MD 
Wolfgang H. Schraut, MD
Ron Shapiro, MD 
Henkie Tan, MD, PhD
Andrew R. Watson, 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

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
Steven G. Docimo, MD
Ronald L. Hrebinko, MD
Joel Nelson, MD

Vascular Surgery

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

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