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181 UVA doctors selected for ‘Best Doctors in America®’ list

Mar 24, 2014

University of Virginia Health System had 181 physicians honored in the 2014 Best Doctors in America® List by Best Doctors, Inc.

The list is based on a survey of more than 45,000 U.S. physicians who have been named to previous editions of Best Doctors in America. Participating doctors are asked: “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” The survey results are then reviewed by Best Doctors, Inc., before the final list is assembled.

“Being selected for this honor by experts from across the country is a reflection of the expert care our physicians provide collaboratively with clinicians from across the Health System,“ said Richard P. Shannon, MD, executive vice president for health affairs.

The UVA physicians named to the 2014 list are featured below in alphabetical order. UVA Health System’s Find a Doctor directory includes more information about the doctors named to this year’s Best Doctors list.

Physician                                Specialty
Mark F. Abel                            Pediatric Specialist
Reid Barton Adams                  Surgical Oncology and Surgery
Gerald Thomas Albrecht           Pediatric Specialist
Bennett A. Alford                    Pediatric Specialist and Radiology
Mark W. Anderson                  Radiology
Stacey M. Anderson                Endocrinology and Metabolism
J. Fritz Angle                          Radiology
Kenneth A. Ballew                  Internal Medicine
John Barcia                            Pediatric Specialist
Eugene J. Barrett                   Endocrinology and Metabolism
Robert W. Battle                    Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel M. Becker                    Internal Medicine
James D. Bergin                    Cardiovascular Disease
Edward Bertram                     Neurology
David L. Bogdonoff                Anesthesiology
W. Kline Bolton                       Nephrology
Larry C. Borish                        Allergy and Immunology
Stephen M. Borowitz             Pediatric Specialist
Robert J. Boyle                       Pediatric Specialist
Christiana M. Brenin              Medical Oncology and Hematology
James A. Browne                   Orthopaedic Surgery
Ted M. Burns                           Neurology
Stephen H. Caldwell             Hepatology
Leigh Cantrell                         Obstetrics and Gynecology
Robert M. Carey                     Endocrinology and Metabolism
Jeannean Carver                   Pediatric Specialist
Catherine F. Casey                Family Medicine
Kenneth J. Cherry, Jr.            Vascular Surgery
Abhinav (Bobby) Chhabra    Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Christian A. Chisholm            Obstetrics and Gynecology
Manny (Emanuel) Cirenza    Medical Oncology and Hematology
Thomas G. Cropley                 Dermatology
Alan Dalkin                               Endocrinology and Metabolism
Steven T. DeKosky                  Neurology
John Densmore                       Medical Oncology and Hematology
Paul Diamond                          Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
David R. Diduch                      Orthopaedic Surgery
Patrick Michael Dillon            Medical Oncology and Hematology
John P. DiMarco                     Cardiovascular Disease
Gerald R. Donowitz                Infectious Disease
Michael Douvas                      Medical Oncology and Hematology
Kimberly P. Dunsmore           Pediatric Specialist
Charles G. Durbin, Jr.             Critical Care Medicine
Linda R. Duska                        Obstetrics and Gynecology
William Jeffrey Elias               Neurological Surgery
Gina G. Davis Engel               Family Medicine
Avery Jennings Evans           Radiology
William S. Evans                    Endocrinology and Metabolism
Karen Diane Fairchild            Pediatric Specialist
James E. (Jef) Ferguson II    Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nathan Benjamin Fountain   Neurology
Paula M. Fracasso                  Medical Oncology and Hematology
Charles M. Friel                       Colon and Rectal Surgery
Thomas J. Gampper               Plastic Surgery
Arthur Garson, Jr.                   Pediatric Specialist
Spencer B. Gay                      Radiology
John Day Gazewood            Family Medicine
Joyce B. Geilker                    Internal Medicine
Myla D. Goldman                   Neurology
Howard P. Goodkin               Pediatric Specialist
Matthew J. Goodman            Internal Medicine
Matthew P. Green                  Family Medicine
Kenneth E. Greer                   Dermatology
Daryl R. Gress                        Critical Care Medicine
Charles Bruce Greyson        Psychiatry
William W. Grosh                   Medical Oncology and Hematology
Leigh B. Grossman                Pediatric Specialist and Infectious Disease
Elliott C. Haley, Jr.                 Neurology
Peter S. Ham                          Family Medicine
John B. Hanks                        Surgery
Madaline Harrison                 Neurology
Jennifer Harvey                       Radiology
George T. Hashisaki              Otolaryngology
Ziv J. Haskal                           Radiology
Evan Heald                              Internal Medicine
Steven Heim                            Family Medicine
Ira Marie Helenius                  Internal Medicine
Eric Houpt                                Infectious Disease
Kathie L. Hullfish                   Obstetrics and Gynecology
John Jane, Jr.                          Pediatric Specialist
John A. Jane, Sr.                   Neurological Surgery
Amir Jazaeri                            Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alan D. Jenkins                       Urology
Mary Elizabeth Jensen          Radiology
Karen C. Johnston                  Neurology
David E. Jones                        Neurology
David M. Kahler                      Orthopaedic Surgery
Kambiz Kalantari                    Nephrology
Neal F. Kassell                        Neurological Surgery
David Kaufman                       Pediatric Specialist
John Allen Kern                      Thoracic Surgery
Bradley William Kesser         Otolaryngology
Donald L. Kimpel                    Rheumatology
Tamila L. Kindwall-Keller      Medical Oncology and Hematology
Susan E. Kirk                           Endocrinology and Metabolism
Irving L. Kron  Vascular         Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
Mark Lepsch                            Family Medicine
Paul A. Levine                         Otolaryngology
D. Scott Lim                              Pediatric Specialist
Kant Yuan-Kai Lin                   Pediatric Specialist
Andrew Lockman                    Family Medicine
Carl Lynch III                            Anesthesiology
Barbara Gail Macik                 Medical Oncology and Hematology
John MacKnight                      Internal Medicine
John C. Marshall                    Endocrinology and Metabolism
G. Paul Matherne                    Pediatric Specialist
Alan H. Matsumoto                 Radiology
Karen Maughan                      Family Medicine
Daniel F. McCarter                 Family Medicine
Christopher McCartney         Endocrinology and Metabolism
Nancy L. McDaniel                 Pediatric Specialist
Eugene D. McGahren            Pediatric Specialist
Maura R. McLaughlin            Family Medicine
Mark D. Miller                          Orthopaedic Surgery
Stacey E. Mills                         Pathology
Susan C. Modesitt                  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael D. Moxley                  Obstetrics and Gynecology
Peter A. Netland                     Ophthalmology
Steven A. Newman                Ophthalmology
Victoria F. Norwood               Pediatric Specialist
Mark D. Okusa                        Nephrology
Edward H. Oldfield                 Neurological Surgery
M. Norman Oliver                   Family Medicine
Stephen S. Park                     Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology
James W. Patterson              Pathology
Spencer C. Payne                 Otolaryngology
William Petri                           Infectious Disease
Lawrence H. Phillips II          Neurology
JoAnn Pinkerton                    Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thomas A. E. Platts-Mills     Allergy and Immunology
George D. Politis                   Pediatric Specialist
Susan Pollart                         Family Medicine
Barbara Tyl Post                   Internal Medicine
Benjamin W. Purow              Pediatric Specialist and Medical Oncology and Hematology
Mark S. Quigg                        Neurology

Michael Ragosta                   Cardiovascular Disease
Sean Reed                             Family Medicine
Patrice K. Rehm                    Radiology
James F. Reibel                    Otolaryngology
Karen S. Rheuban                Pediatric Specialist
George Rich                           Anesthesiology
Tyvin Andrew Rich                Radiation Oncology
Bradley Moreland Rodgers Pediatric Specialist and Thoracic Surgery
Mark J. Romness                   Pediatric Specialist
C. Edward Rose                     Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine
Mitchell H. Rosner                 Nephrology
John C. Rowlingson              Anesthesiology
Mark A. Russell                      Dermatology
Robert S. Rust, Jr.                 Pediatric Specialist
William Michael Scheld        Infectious Disease
David Schiff                            Neurology
Bruce D. Schirmer                 Surgery
Christopher I. Shaffrey          Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Mark E. Shaffrey                    Neurological Surgery
Jason Sheehan                     Neurological Surgery
Costi D. Sifri                           Infectious Disease
Robert A. Sinkin                    Pediatric Specialist
David Craig Slawson           Family Medicine
Craig Slingluff                        Surgical Oncology
Justin S. Smith                       Neurological Surgery
Diane G. Snustad                  Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine
William D. Steers                   Urology
Mark H. Stoler                        Pathology
James L. Sutphen                 Pediatric Specialist
Angela M. Taylor                   Cardiovascular Disease
W. Gerald Teague, Jr.          Pediatric Specialist
Amy L. Tucker                        Cardiovascular Disease
Ronald B. Turner                   Pediatric Specialist
Gilbert Rivers Upchurch, Jr. Vascular Surgery
Mary Lee Vance                    Endocrinology and Metabolism
Geoffrey Roger Weiss          Medical Oncology and Hematology
Mark R. Wick                          Pathology
Robert Phillips Wilder          Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Michael E. Williams              Medical Oncology and Hematology
Barbara B. Wilson                 Dermatology
William Grady Wilson           Medical Genetics and Pediatric Specialist
Brian Wispelwey                   Infectious Disease
Andrew M. D. Wolf                Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
G. Frederick Wooten, Jr.      Neurology
Bradford Worrall                    Neurology
Pearl Lee Yu                          Pediatric Specialist

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