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Awards, Honors, and Grants

January 12, 2016

400 BWHers Named in 'Best Doctors in America' List

Best Doctors has named more than 400 physicians affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital to the 2015-2016 annual list of ‘Best Doctors in America'.

This year, Best Doctors highlighted the names of more than 40,000 specialists and primary care physicians in more than 40 specialties in the U.S that are recognized by other doctors as the best in their fields. The physicians' inclusion in the database is determined through an exhaustive peer-to-peer review using a certified polling method and balloting software. From there, Best Doctors' team of researchers gather the insight and experience of tens of thousands of leading specialists all over the country, while confirming their credentials and specific areas of expertise.

Best Doctors, Inc. was founded in 1984 by Harvard Medical School physicians and is headquartered in Boston, MA. Its innovative, peer-to-peer consultation service offers a way for physicians to collaborate with other physicians to ensure patients receive the best care.

The BWH physicians are:

Dale S. Adler Cardiovascular Disease
Linda Aglio Anesthesiology
Cem Akin Allergy and Immunology
Piran Aliabadi Radiology
Ossama Al-Mefty Neurological Surgery
Anthony Arnold Amato Neurology
Kenneth C. Anderson Medical Oncology and Hematology
Joseph Antin Medical Oncology and Hematology
Elliott Marshall Antman Cardiovascular Disease
Sary F. Aranki Thoracic Surgery
Stanley W. Ashley Surgery, Critical Care Medicine
Mohamed Ali Aziz-Sultan Neurological Surgery
Lindsey R. Baden Infectious Disease
Elizabeth Baldini Radiation Oncology
Johnye Irma Ballenger Pediatrics
Peter A. Banks Gastroenterology
Robert L. Barbieri Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rebecca Baron Critical Care Medicine
Nora A. Barrett Allergy and Immunology
David Westfall Bates Internal Medicine
Richard Arthur Baum Radiology
Thomas L. Beatty, Jr. Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joshua A. Beckman Cardiovascular Disease
Michael Belkin Vascular Surgery
Jennifer R. Bellon Radiation Oncology
Beryl Benacerraf Radiology
Joan M. Bengtson Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jennifer Benjamin Stanton

Carol B. Benson

Newborn Medicine


Ross S. Berkowitz Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bonnie Bermas Rheumatology
Shelly C. Bernstein Pediatric Specialist
Monica M. Bertagnolli Surgical Oncology
Pankaj Bhargava Medical Oncology and Hematology
Deepak L. Bhatt Cardiovascular Disease
Don C. Bienfang Ophthalmology
Stephanie C. Bird Obstetrics and Gynecology
Robyn L. Birdwell Radiology
Philip Blazar Hand Surgery
Ronald Bleday Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bethany R. Block Internal Medicine, Eating Disorders
Susan D. Block Psychiatry
Simon C. Body Anesthesiology
R. Morton (Chip) Bolman III Thoracic Surgery
Christopher M. Bono Orthopaedic Surgery
Gregory Brick Orthopaedic Surgery
O'Neil A. Britton Internal Medicine
David C. Brooks Surgery
Terry Lynn Buchmiller Pediatric Specialist
Raphael Bueno Thoracic Surgery
Bruce W. Bunnell Pediatrics
Harold J. Burstein Medical Oncology and Hematology
William R. Camann Anesthesiology
Francis X. Campion Internal Medicine
George P. Canellos Medical Oncology and Hematology
Maria C. Castells Allergy and Immunology
Bartolome Romulo Celli Pulmonary Medicine
Steven L. Chang Urology
Teresa C. Chen Ophthalmology
Wendy Y. Chen Medical Oncology and Hematology
John H. Chi Neurological Surgery
E. Antonio Chiocca Neurological Surgery
Christopher Chiodo Orthopaedic Surgery
John R. Clark Medical Oncology and Hematology
Carolyn Ann Cline Obstetrics and Gynecology
John P. Cloherty Pediatrics
John P. Cloherty Pediatric Specialist
Jonathan S. Coblyn Rheumatology
Barbara Ann Cockrill Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Lawrence D. Cohan Pediatrics
Laurie Cohen Pediatric Specialist
Linda M. Cohen Pediatrics
Yolonda Lorig Colson Thoracic Surgery
Patricia Challender Come Cardiovascular Disease
Anthony N. Compagnone Pediatrics
Mercedes A. Concepcion Anesthesiology
G. Rees Cosgrove Neurological Surgery
John J. Costa Allergy and Immunology
Eileen M. Costello Pediatrics
Karen Costenbader Rheumatology
Nina M. Cotran Internal Medicine
Gregory Crosby Anesthesiology
Deborah Jean Culley Anesthesiology
Anthony D'Amico Radiation Oncology
Michele M. David Internal Medicine
Umberto De Girolami Pathology
Daniel DeAngelo Medical Oncology and Hematology
George D. Demetri Medical Oncology and Hematology
Christine M. Denison Radiology
Akshay Desai Cardiovascular Disease
Marcelo F. DiCarli Nuclear Medicine
Elisabeth DiPietro Pediatrics
Robert Dluhy Endocrinology and Metabolism
William P. Docken Rheumatology
Raphael Dolin Infectious Disease
Magruder C. Donaldson Vascular Surgery
Peter M. Doubilet Radiology
Rose Du Neurological Surgery
Ian F. Dunn Neurological Surgery
Sara M. Durfee Radiology
Barbara A. Dworetzky Neurology
Brandon Earp Hand Surgery
Jon I. Einarsson Obstetrics and Gynecology
John Barker Emans II Pediatric Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgery
Gary R. Epler Pulmonary Medicine
Laurence M. Epstein Cardiovascular Disease
Lawrence J. Epstein Sleep Medicine
Elof K. O. Eriksson Plastic Surgery
Daniel M. Estok Orthopaedic Surgery
Judy A. Estroff Radiology
Rodney H. Falk Cardiovascular Disease
Chieh-Min Fan Radiology
Christopher Hardy Fanta Pulmonary Medicine
David Parker Faxon Cardiovascular Disease
Jerome Federschneider Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anita Feins Pediatrics
Steven K. Feske Neurology
Gale S. Fiarman Gastroenterology
David C. Fisher Medical Oncology and Hematology
Naomi Deirdre Fisher Endocrinology and Metabolism
Wolfgang Fitz Orthopaedic Surgery
Christopher D. M. Fletcher Pathology
Annemarie E. Fogerty Medical Oncology and Hematology
Rebecca D. Folkerth Pathology
John A. Fox Anesthesiology
Mary C. Frates Radiology
Michael David Freed Pediatric Specialist
Arnold S. Freedman Medical Oncology and Hematology
Gyorgy Frendl Critical Care Medicine
Kai U. Frerichs Neurological Surgery
Sonia Friedman Gastroenterology
Robert C. Fuhlbrigge Pediatric Specialist
David R. Fulton Pediatric Specialist
Jeffrey R. Garber Endocrinology and Metabolism
Judy E. Garber Medical Oncology and Hematology
Antonio R. Gargiulo Obstetrics and Gynecology
Carol Garner Addiction Medicine
Jonathan Dean Gates Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Atul A. Gawande Surgery
Robert L. Geggel Pediatric Specialist
Marie D. Gerhard-Herman Cardiovascular Disease
Muriel R. Gillick Geriatric Medicine
Elizabeth S. Ginsburg Obstetrics and Gynecology
David F. Gitlin Psychiatry
Michael M. Givertz Cardiovascular Disease
John R. Goldman Obstetrics and Gynecology
Richard Daniel Goldstein Pediatrics
Annekathryn Goodman Obstetrics and Gynecology
Terri E. Gorman Pediatric Specialist
Liliana C. Goumnerova Pediatric Specialist
Scott R. Granter Pathology
James A. Greenberg Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steven A. Greenberg Neurology
Peter T. Greenspan Pediatrics
Laverne Gugino Anesthesiology
Joshua Gundersheimer Pediatrics
Daphne Haas-Kogan Pediatric Specialist
Janet Hall Endocrinology and Metabolism
Robert I. Handin Medical Oncology and Hematology
Anne R. Hansen Pediatric Specialist
Jay R. Harris Radiation Oncology
Mitchel B. Harris Orthopaedic Surgery
Philip M. Hartigan Anesthesiology
Michael T. Hayes Neurology
Simon M. Helfgott Rheumatology
Galen Vincent Henderson Neurology, Critical Care Medicine
Charles Hergrueter Plastic Surgery
Vivian S. Hernandez Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laurence DeBree Higgins Orthopaedic Surgery
Brian B. Hoffman Clinical Pharmacology
Jason Hornick Pathology, Internal Medicine
Mark D. Hornstein Obstetrics and Gynecology
Neil Horowitz Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sandra Horowitz Neurology
J. Dirk Iglehart Surgical Oncology
Zacharia Isaac Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Keith B. Isaacson Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elliot Israel Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Joseph O. Jacobson Medical Oncology and Hematology
Kunal Jajoo Gastroenterology
James D. Kang Orthopaedic Surgery
James R. Kasser Pediatric Specialist
Joel T. Katz Infectious Disease
Maurice E. Keenan Pediatrics
Elisabeth Anderson Keller Pediatrics
Scott Kelley Anesthesiology
Shahram Khoshbin Neurology
Adam S. Kibel Urology
James M. Kirshenbaum Cardiovascular Disease
Joshua P. Klein Neurology
Neeraj Kohli Obstetrics and Gynecology
Joshua Raphael Korzenik Gastroenterology
Stella Kourembanas Pediatric Specialist
Matthew Kulke Medical Oncology and Hematology
Thomas S. Kupper Dermatology
Daniel Kuritzkes Infectious Disease
Lori B. Laffel Pediatric Specialist
Tanya M. Laidlaw Allergy and Immunology
Michael J. Landzberg Cardiovascular Disease
Gregory Lauwers Pathology
Edward R. Laws, Jr. Neurological Surgery
Meryl S. LeBoff Endocrinology and Metabolism
Daniel J. Lee Otolaryngology
Helen A Leibner Internal Medicine
Robert Lekowski Anesthesiology
Susan Carole Lester Pathology
Donald B. Levy Internal Medicine
Matthew H. Liang Rheumatology
Greg R. Licameli Pediatric Specialist
Jennifer Ligibel Medical Oncology and Hematology
Keith L. Ligon Pathology
Tatiana I. Lingos Radiation Oncology
Elizabeth W. Loder Neurology
Jay S. Loeffler Pediatric Specialist
Jay S. Loeffler Radiation Oncology
Joseph Loscalzo Cardiovascular Disease
Joseph R. Madsen Pediatric Specialist
James H. Maguire Infectious Disease
Joseph A. Majzoub Pediatric Specialist
Michael J. Malone Urology
Harvey J. Mamon Radiation Oncology
Rafik Z. Mansour Obstetrics and Gynecology
Karen Jean Chayt Marcus Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Specialist
Ellen Marqusee Endocrinology and Metabolism
Richard Marshall Pediatrics
Anthony F. Massaro Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine
Elena Massarotti Rheumatology
Ursula Anne Matulonis Medical Oncology and Hematology
Peter M. Mauch Radiation Oncology
John E. Mayer, Jr. Pediatric Specialist
Robert J. Mayer Medical Oncology and Hematology
Shannon McKenna Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology
Mandeep R. Mehra Cardiovascular Disease
Matthew T. Menard Vascular Surgery
Joseph F. Merola Dermatology
Jack E. Meyer Radiology
Robert Steven Michaels Pediatrics
Gregory F. Michaud Cardiovascular Disease
Edward Michna Anesthesiology
Martin C. Mihm Pathology
Edgar L. Milford Nephrology
Tom Minas Orthopaedic Surgery
Joseph Misdraji Pathology
Elinor Mody Rheumatology
Francis Moore, Jr. Surgery
Charles A. Morris Internal Medicine
Abraham N. Morse Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael J. Mufson Psychiatry
Mary Mullen Pediatric Specialist
John B. Mulliken Pediatric Specialist, Plastic Surgery
George F. Murphy Pathology
Stuart B. Mushlin Internal Medicine
Michael G. Muto Obstetrics and Gynecology
Carol C. Nadelson Psychiatry
Lee M. Nadler Medical Oncology and Hematology
Sanjeet Narang Anesthesiology
Edward A. Nardell Pulmonary Medicine
Russell J. Nauta Surgical Oncology
Ellis Neufeld Pediatric Specialist
Andrea Ka-Min Ng Radiation Oncology
Ju-mei Ng Anesthesiology
Kimmie Ng Medical Oncology and Hematology
Peter Nigrovic Pediatric Specialist
Anju Nohria Cardiovascular Disease
Charles M. Norris, Jr. Otolaryngology
Peter N. Novak Neurology
Robert D. Odze Pathology
Patrick T. O'Gara Cardiovascular Disease
Susan O'Horo Radiology
Mary Angela O'Neal Neurology
Dennis P. Orgill Plastic Surgery
Nora Osman Internal Medicine
C. Keith Ozaki Vascular Surgery
Leroy Parker Medical Oncology and Hematology
Page B. Pennell Neurology
Marc Pfeffer Cardiovascular Disease
Beverly K. Philip Anesthesiology
Greg Piazza Cardiovascular Disease
Geraldine S. Pinkus Pathology
Diana E. Post Rheumatology, Internal Medicine
William D. Powlis Radiation Oncology
Sashank Prasad Neurology
Julian J. Pribaz Plastic Surgery
Mark R. Proctor Pediatric Specialist
Stuart F. Quan Sleep Medicine
Michael Seth Rabin Medical Oncology and Hematology
Guilherme Rabinowits Medical Oncology and Hematology
John E. Ready Orthopaedic Surgery
Mitchell S. Rein Obstetrics and Gynecology
Helmut G. Rennke Pathology
Esther Rhei Surgical Oncology
Paul G. Richardson Medical Oncology and Hematology
Jerome P. Richie Urology
Steven Ringer Pediatric Specialist
Julian Robinson Obstetrics and Gynecology
Malcolm Kenneth Robinson Surgery
Allan H. Ropper Neurology, Critical Care Medicine
James P. Roseto Internal Medicine
Edgar L. Ross Anesthesiology
Sari Rotter Pediatrics
Tamara Rozental Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Mitchell H. Rubenstein Dermatology
Amy Louise Ryan Pediatrics
John R. Saltzman Gastroenterology
Christian Sampson Hand Surgery
Martin A. Samuels Neurology
Paul E. Sax Infectious Disease
David Jonathan Scheff Pediatrics
Matt P. Schenker Radiology
Mary Susan Schilling Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scott L. Schissel Pulmonary Medicine
Chrysalyne D. Schmults Dermatology
Louise Schneider Internal Medicine
Anne G. Schools Anesthesiology
Gregory R. Schwartz Internal Medicine
R. Michael Scott Pediatric Specialist
Richard D. Scott Orthopaedic Surgery
Julian L. Seifter Nephrology
Steven E. Seltzer Radiology
Pinak B. Shah Cardiovascular Disease
Stanton K. Shernan Anesthesiology
Scott A. Shikora Surgery
Margaret A. Shipp Medical Oncology and Hematology
Douglas C. Shook Anesthesiology
Jane S. Sillman Internal Medicine
David Silver Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
Julie Silver Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stuart G. Silverman Radiology
Barry P. Simmons Hand Surgery
Edward Robert Smith Pediatric Specialist
Daniel H. Solomon Rheumatology
Martin P. Solomon Internal Medicine
Reisa A. Sperling Neurology
Serene Srouji Obstetrics and Gynecology
James M. Stankiewicz Neurology
Michael S. Stecker Radiology
Graeme S. Steele Urology
David P. Steensma Medical Oncology and Hematology
Theodore I. Steinman Nephrology
Lynne Warner Stevenson Cardiovascular Disease
William G. Stevenson Cardiovascular Disease
Richard M. Stone Medical Oncology and Hematology
Richard S. Swanson Surgical Oncology
Scott Swanson Thoracic Surgery
Michael O. Sweeney Cardiovascular Disease
Sapna Syngal Gastroenterology
David M. Systrom Pulmonary Medicine
Mary-Ellen Taplin Medical Oncology and Hematology
William C. Taylor Internal Medicine
Clare M.C. Tempany Radiology
Nelson L. Thaemert Anesthesiology
Thomas Thornhill Orthopaedic Surgery
S. Ted Treves Pediatric Specialist, Nuclear Medicine
John Triedman Pediatric Specialist
Susan L. Troyan Surgical Oncology
Lawrence C. Tsen Anesthesiology
James A. Tulsky Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine
Annick D. Van den Abbeele Nuclear Medicine
Linda J. Van Marter Pediatric Specialist
Louis Vernacchio Pediatrics
Ashley H. Vernon Surgery
Akila Viswanathan Radiation Oncology
Ruth Ann Vleugels Dermatology
Mark Steven Vrahas Orthopaedic Surgery
Katie Wakeley Obstetrics and Gynecology
Karen Wang Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jon J. P. Warner Orthopaedic Surgery
Aaron B. Waxman Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Michael Eliot Weinblatt Rheumatology
Bradford A. Weiner Internal Medicine
Howard L. Weiner Neurology
Howard J. Weinstein Pediatric Specialist
Barbara Weissman Radiology
Patrick Wen Neurology
David P. White Sleep Medicine
Louise Wilkins-Haug Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Owen Williams Cardiovascular Disease
Gordon H. Williams Endocrinology and Metabolism
Michael Grant Wilson Orthopaedic Surgery
Eric P. Winer Medical Oncology and Hematology
John Winkelman Psychiatry
Marshall A. Wolf Internal Medicine
Lisa M. Wong Pediatrics
Beverly Woo Internal Medicine
Eric John Woodard Neurological Surgery
Whitney Woodmansee Endocrinology and Metabolism
Wendy L. Wornham Pediatrics
Zhiling Xiong Anesthesiology
Elena H. Yanushpolsky Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maria Yialamas Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Michael W. Yogman Pediatrics, Pediatric Specialist
Robert Jason Yong Anesthesiology
Gregory J. Young Pediatrics
Amir A. Zamani Radiology
Michael J. Zinner Surgical Oncology, Surgery
Pamela M. Zuckerman Pediatrics