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Fox Chase Physicians Listed Among Region's "Top Doctors" in Philadelphia Magazine

PHILADELPHIA (May 1, 2010) – Philadelphia magazine has highlighted 30 Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians from a range of specialties in its May "Top Doctors" issue, now available on newsstands. The annual list of “Top Doctors” serves as an important standard for anyone seeking expert medical care in the Philadelphia area. It lists doctors who were selected among the region's best by a national survey of professional peers.

"Our entire team of physicians provides outstanding cancer care. We are especially proud to see that 30 of them have been recognized by Philadelphia magazine as ‘top doctors’ in the region,” says Michael Seiden, MD, PhD, President and CEO of Fox Chase. “Listings like these influence patient care decision-making and are a point of pride for our Center.”

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This year's "Top Doctors" issue features a special editorial section, called “Physicians, Healing Themselves.” It details the personal health and fitness habits of Philadelphia area doctors, including two Fox Chase surgeons — Andrew Gumbs, MD, and John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS - Chief, Head and Neck Surgery

Fox Chase physicians listed
in the 2010 “Top Doctors” list include:

Department of Medicine
Oleh Haluszka, MD
Earl D. King, MD - Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Internal Medicine; Director, Respiratory Care, Pulmonary
Stuart Lessin, MD
Michael Unger, MD, FACP, FCCP - Director, Pulmonary Cancer Detection and Prevention Program, Internal Medicine; Director, Pulmonary Endoscopy and High-Risk Lung Cancer Progra, Internal Medicine
David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc - Chair, Internal Medicine; Chief, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology
Roger B. Cohen, MD
Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP
Paul F. Engstrom, MD - Acting Director, Medical Oncology
Lori Goldstein, MD - Director, The Naomi and Phil Lippincott Breast Evaluation Center, Medical Oncology
Gary R. Hudes, MD
Michael Levy, MD PhD
Michael M. Millenson, MD - Director, Hematology Service, Medical Oncology
Russell J. Schilder, MD
Mitchell R. Smith, MD, PhD
Margaret von Mehren, MD - Director, Sarcoma Program, Medical Oncology

Hormoz Ehya, MD - Chief, Cytopathology, Pathology
Arthur S. Patchefsky, MD - Chair, Pathology

Radiation Oncology
Gary Freedman, MD
Eric M. Horwitz, MD - Chair, Radiation Oncology; Gerald E. Hanks Chair in Radiation Oncology

Kathryn Evers, MD, FACR - Director, Mammography, Radiology
Barton N. Milestone, MD - Vice Chairman, Radiology; Director of MRI
Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD, FACR - Chair, Diagnostic Imaging, Radiology

Surgical Oncology
Richard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS - Chief, Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
John P Hoffman, MD, FACS - Chief, Pancreaticobiliary Service, Surgical Oncology
Mark A. Morgan, MD, FACOG, FACS - Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS - Chief, Head and Neck Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS - Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS - Chief of the Division of General Surgery, Surgical Oncology; Director of Surgery Oncology Fellowships; Director of Breast Fellowships
Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS - Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS - Chair, Department of Surgical Oncology; Attending Surgeon, Urologic Oncology

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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