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60 Temple Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Philadelphia Magazine

(Philadelphia, PA, April 30, 2013) – Sixty (60) Temple physicians have been named to Philadelphia magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” list.  Nominated by their professional peers, the physicians on the list practice at Temple University Hospital, Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital.

“We are proud of the 60 physicians named to Philadelphia magazine’s ‘Top Doctors’ list this year,” said Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, President and CEO of Temple University Health System and Dean of Temple University School of Medicine.  “The listed physicians, who represent more than two dozen specialty areas, provide some of the most innovative treatments and therapies available to patients today,” he added.   “Together with their healthcare teams, they are bringing patient-care to a new level of excellence.”   

The Temple “Top Docs” cover a vast array of specialty services offered at Temple – including Cardiovascular Disease, Pulmonary Disease, Medical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Otolaryngology, Hematology, Infectious Disease, Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Interventional Cardiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pediatrics, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Pathology.

S. Ausim Azizi, MD, PhD – Neurology
Marcia C. Boraas, MD – Surgery
Michael E. Bromberg, MD, PhD – Medical Oncology
Robert A. Burger, MD – Gynecologic Oncology
Ashwin J. Chatwani, MD – Obstetrics & Gynecology
David Y. T. Chen, MD – Urology
Eric T. Choi, MD – Vascular Surgery
Marcin A. Chwistek, MD – Pain Medicine
Gary S. Cohen, MD – Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Howard A. Cohen, MD – Interventional Cardiology
Gerard J. Criner, MD, FACP, FACCP – Pulmonary Disease
Paul G. Curcillo, MD –Surgery
Gilbert D’Alonzo, DO – Pulmonary Disease
Mary B. Daly, MD – Medical Oncology
Hormoz Ehya, MD – Pathology
Scott H. Faro, MD – Neuroradiology
Paul R. Forfia, MD – Cardiovascular Disease
Amy J. Goldberg, MD, FACS – Surgery
Lori J. Goldstein, MD – Medical Oncology
Richard E. Greenberg, MD – Urology
T. Sloane Guy, MD, MBA – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Oleh Haluszka, MD – Gastroenterology
Sean P. Harbison, MD, FACS – Surgery
Shelley B. Hayes, MD – Radiation Oncology  
Enrique Hernandez, MD – Gynecologic Oncology
John P. Hoffman, MD – Surgery
Eric M. Horwitz, MD – Radiation Oncology
Gary R. Hudes, MD – Medical Oncology
Lawrence I. Kaplan, MD, FACP – Internal Medicine
Paul S. Karlin, DO – Pulmonary Disease
Earl D. King, MD – Pulmonary Disease
Stephanie A. King, MD – Gynecologic Oncology
Miriam N. Lango, MD – Otolaryngology
Douglas W. Laske, MD – Neurological Surgery
Michael H. Levy, MD, PhD – Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Bennett Lorber, MD, MACP – Infectious Disease
Kenneth F. Mangan, MD, FACP – Hematology
Barton N. Milestone, MD – Diagnostic Radiology
Michael M. Millenson, MD – Hematology
Curtis T. Miyamoto, MD – Radiation Oncology
Mark A. Morgan, MD, FACOG, FACS – Gynecologic Oncology
Beth Moughan, MD – Pediatrics
Rosaleen B. Parsons, MD – Diagnostic Radiology
Arthur S. Patchefsky, MD – Pathology
Michel A. Pontari, MD – Urology
William R. Reinus, MD, MBA, FACR – Diagnostic Radiology
John (Drew) A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery
Andrew B. Roberts, MD – Vascular Surgery
Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS – Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS – Surgery
Ahmed M. Soliman, MD – Otolaryngology
Ellen M. Tedaldi, MD – Internal Medicine
Joseph J. Thoder, MD – Hand Surgery
Neal S. Topham, MD, FACS – Plastic Surgery
Michael Unger, MD, FACP, FCCP – Pulmonary Disease
Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS – Urology
Margaret von Mehren, MD – Medical Oncology
David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc – Gastroenterology
Michael M. Weinik, DO – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
F. Todd Wetzel, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery

About Temple Health

Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by Temple University School of Medicine.

Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.4 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.   The Health System consists of Temple University Hospital (TUH), ranked among the “Best Hospitals” in the region by U.S. News & World Report; TUH-Episcopal Campus; TUH-Northeastern Campus; Fox Chase Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center;  Jeanes Hospital, a community-based hospital offering medical, surgical and emergency services; Temple Transport Team, a ground and air-ambulance company; and Temple Physicians, Inc., a network of community-based specialty and primary-care physician practices.  TUHS is affiliated with Temple University School of Medicine.

Temple University School of Medicine (TUSM), established in 1901, is one of the nation’s leading medical schools.  Each year, the School of Medicine educates approximately 840 medical students and 140 graduate students. Based on its level of funding from the National Institutes of Health, Temple University School of Medicine is the second-highest ranked medical school in Philadelphia and the third-highest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  According to U.S. News & World Report, TUSM is among the top 10 most applied-to medical schools in the nation.  


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).

Media inquiries only, please contact Diana Quattrone at 215-728-7784.

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