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Sunday, May 01, 2011 - VCU Medical Center physicians listed among Richmond magazine's Top Docs

More than a hundred physicians from the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center have been recognized in Richmond Magazine’s 2011 Top Docs survey, which asked local physicians whom they would recommend in a range of specialties from 53 categories.



In Richmond Magazine’s April issue, which featured a “heroes” theme, 110 full-time VCU Medical Center physicians appeared on the list, seven of them appearing in more than one category.
The magazine sent letters to more than 3,700 doctors, who were alerted to an online survey. From a list of licensed practitioners obtained from the Department of Health Professions, 530 responded, for a return rate of approximately 14 percent.
In addition, three VCU Medical Center standouts were individually recognized. Christopher Kogut, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, also serves the Richmond community by volunteering at the Fan Free Clinic; Richard Hubbard, a second-year medical student in the VCU School of Medicine, has dedicated part of his life to helping the impoverished in Bangladesh; and Barton Bobb, FNP, ACHPN, of the VCU Massey Cancer Center, was recognized as this year’s top nurse practitioner.



Richmond Magazine has conducted similar surveys in 1988, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010. 



The following full-time VCU Medical Center physicians were included in Richmond Magazine’s 2011 Top Docs survey:
* = Top vote getter in category


Homayoon M. Akbari: Colon and Rectal Surgery

Douglas R. Allen: Pediatrics Specialist

Cheryl S. Al-Mateen: Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent

Mitchell S. Anscher: Radiation Oncology

Douglas W. Arthur: Radiation Oncology

Charles E. Bagwell: Pediatric Surgeons (General)

John Christian Barrett: Hematology*

Harry D. Bear: Oncologic Surgery

Gonzalo M.L. Bearman: Infectious Diseases

Jonathan W. Bekenstein: Neurology

William H. Benson: Ophthalmology and Ophthalmologic Surgery*

Cecelia H. Boardman: Gynecologic Oncology*

Joann N. Bodurtha: Genetics*

Arline D. Bohannon: Geriatric Medicine

Peter A. Boling: Geriatric Medicine*

Doumit S. BouHaidar: Gastroenterology

Lisa K. Brath: Pulmonary Disease

Ellen L. Brock: Gynecology/Obstetrics

Lenore M. Buckley: Rheumatology*

Stephanie A. Call: Internal Medicine

Anthony D. Cassano: Thoracic Surgery*

Weldon E. Chafe: Gynecologic Oncology

Stephen M. Chen: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

David X. Cifu: Physical Medicine and Rehab*

Ralph (Ron) Clark: Internal Medicine

John N. Clore: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Steven A. Cohen: Gynecology/Obstetrics

Steven H. Crossman: Family/General Practice

Laurie W. Cuttino: Radiation Oncology

Michael J. DePalma: Pain Management

Laurence J. DiNardo: Otolaryngology/Otolaryngologic Surgery*

Kelley M. Dodson: Otolaryngology/Otolaryngologic Surgery

Michael B. Edmond: Infectious Diseases

Kenneth A. Ellenbogen: Cardiology

Alpha A. (Berry) Fowler III: Pulmonary Disease

Ann S. Fulcher: Radiology Specialist*

David F. Gardner: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Algin B. Garrett: Dermatology

Todd W.B. Gehr: Nephrology*

Edward J. Gill: Urogynecology

Jeffrey A. Green: Anesthesiology

B. Mayer Grob: Urology/Urological Surgery*

Amelia (Aimee) C. Grover: Oncologic Surgery

Mary Helen Hackney: Oncology*

Maged S. Hamza: Pain Management*

Curtis W. Hayes: Radiology Specialist

Jeffrey H. Haynes: Pediatric Surgeons (General)*

Sarah E. Hobgood: Geriatric Medicine

Anne-Marie A. Irani: Allergy and Immunology*

Christine E. Isaacs: Gynecology/Obstetrics*

Jonathan E. Isaacs: Orthopaedic Hand Surgery*

William A. Jiranek: Orthopaedic Surgery

Betty Ann Johnson: Internal Medicine

Charles M. Johnson III: Pediatric Surgical Specialists

Brian J. Kaplan (2): Colon and Rectal Surgery, Oncologic Surgery*

Nicole W. Karjane: Gynecology/Obstetrics

Vigneshwar Kasirajan: Cardiac Surgery*

John M. Kellum: Surgery (General)

Harry P. Koo (2): Pediatric Surgical Specialists*, Urology/Urological Surgery

Victoria G. Kuester: Pediatric Surgical Specialists

Anton J. Kuzel: Family/General Practice*

Susan Lanni: Maternal-Fetal Medicine/High-Risk Pregnancy

David A. Lanning: Pediatric Surgeons (General)

David J. Leszczyszyn: Sleep Disorders*

James L. Levenson: Psychiatry/Adult*

Mark M. Levy: Vascular Surgery*

Thomas P. Loughran (2): Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine*

R. Scott Lucidi: Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Laurel J. Lyckholm: Hospice and Palliative Care

James W. Maher: Surgery (General)

Gita V. Massey: Hematology

Sean O. McKenna: Pediatrics*

William O. McKinley: Physical Medicine and Rehab

Linda D. Meloy: Pediatrics

Simon J. Mest: Podiatry

Susan Miller: Family/General Practice

A. Scott Mills: Pathology

William B. Mozkowitz: Pediatrics Specialist*

Julia R. Nunley: Dermatology*

Claudio Oiticica: Pediatric Surgeons (General)

Joseph P. Ornato: Emergency Medicine*

Arti Pandya: Genetics

Mark S. Parker: Radiology Specialist

John G. Pierce Jr.: Gynecology/Obstetrics

Celeste N. Powers, M.D., Ph.D.: Pathology

Andrea L. Pozez: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery*

Evan R. Reiter: Otolaryngology/Otolaryngologic Surgery

Henry J. Rozycki: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine*

Bruce K. Rubin: Pediatrics Specialist

Beth K. Rubinstein: Rheumatology

Arun Sanyal: Gastroenterology

Lawrence B. Schwartz: Allergy and Immunology

Jay H. Shapiro: Anesthesiology

Wes Shepherd: Pulmonary Disease

Domenic A. Sica: Nephrology

Joel J. Silverman: Psychiatry/Adult

Thomas J. Smith (2): Hospice and Palliative Care*, Oncology

Neil A. Sonenklar: Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent

Aradhana (Bela) Sood: Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent*

Gary W. Tye (2): Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgical Specialists

George W. Vetrovec: Cardiology*

Scott A. Vota: Neurology

John D. Ward: Neurosurgery

Richard P. Wenzel: Infectious Diseases

Ted A. Williams: Pediatrics Specialist

Christopher M. Wise: Rheumatology

Susan Wolver: Internal Medicine

Leanne M. Yanni (3): Hospice and Palliative Care, Internal Medicine, Pain Management

Harold F. Young: Neurosurgery*

Wilhelm A. Zuelzer (2): Orthopaedic Surgery*, Sports Medicine

Barton Bobb, N.P.: Top Nurse Practitioner
 

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