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Best Doctors in America 2011-2012


February 1, 2011.  Sixty-eight Temple physicians have been named to the 2011-2012 Best Doctors in America® list, which is compiled and published every two years by Best Doctors, Inc.


Nominated by fellow physicians and selected through a peer-review process, "Best Doctors" are recognized for their clinical expertise and ability to deliver state-of-the-art care to their patients.


"We join the Temple community in congratulating each of the 68 Temple doctors honored," said John M. Daly, MD, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and Sandra L. Gomberg, RN, MSN, Chief Executive Officer of Temple University Hospital, in a joint statement. "Just as their patients benefit significantly from their knowledge and demonstrated dedication to quality care so, too, does the medical community at-large benefit from their many educational and research contributions."


Representing 26 different specialties, the 68 Temple "Best Doctors" are as follows (shown in alphabetical order):

Trisha L. Acri, Family Medicine
Stephen C. Aronoff, Pediatrics
Paul Joseph Bandini, Jr., Gastroenterology
David M. Barclay, III, Family Medicine
Steven Berney, Rheumatology
Randal R. Betz, Orthopaedic Surgery
Martin Black, Hepatology
Guenther Boden, Endocrinology & Metabolism
Alfred A. Bove, Cardiovascular Disease
Michael Bromberg, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Ashwin J. Chatwani, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gerard J. Criner, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ernesto S. Cruz, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gilbert E. D'Alonzo, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
William G. DeLong, Jr., Orthopaedic Surgery
Peter A. DeMaria, Psychiatry
Daniel T. Dempsey, Surgical Oncology
William R. Dubin, Psychiatry
Robert Van Buren Emmons, Medical Oncology and Hematology
David Essex, Oncology and Hematology
Paul Jay Fink, Psychiatry
Robert S. Fisher, Gastroenterology
Claro N. Floro, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Frank K. Friedenberg, Gastroenterology
Satoshi Furukawa, Thoracic Surgery
Susan Gersh, Internal Medicine
Harsh Grewal, Pediatrics
Albert J. Guerraty, Thoracic Surgery
Sean Harbison, Surgery
Enrique Hernandez, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brenda Horwitz, Gastroenterology
Mercedes P. Jacobson, Neurology
Charles A. Jungreis, Radiology
Lawrence I. Kaplan, Internal Medicine
Thomas Russell Klumpp, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Samuel L. Krachman, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
Benjamin Krevsky, Gastroenterology
R. Tim Lachman, Neurology
Douglas W. Laske, Neurosurgery
Stuart R. Lessin, Dermatology
Harvey Licht, Gastroenterology
Karen Lin, Internal Medicine
Christopher M. Loftus, Neurosurgery
Bennett Lorber, Infectious Disease
Paul E. Lyons, Family Medicine
Kenneth F. Mangan, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Alan H. Maurer, Nuclear Medicine
James McClurken, Thoracic Surgery
Larry S. Miller, Gastroenterology
Jose Missri, Cardiovascular Disease
Beth Moughan, Pediatrics
Ray A. Moyer, Orthopaedic Surgery
Frederick Porter Nissley, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Henry Paul Parkman, Gastroenterology
Stephen R. Permut, Family Medicine
Michel A. Pontari, Urology
A. Koneti Rao, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Joel E. Richter, Gastroenterology
Andrew B. Roberts, Vascular Surgery
John L. Rombeau, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Ronald N. Rubin, Medical Oncology and Hematology
Robert M. Steiner, Radiology
Ellen M. Tedaldi, Internal Medicine
Audrey Blythe Uknis, Rheumatology
Robert G. Uzzo, Surgical Oncology
Colleen Veloski, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Michael M. Weinik, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
F. Todd Wetzel, Orthopaedic Surgery