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173 OSU Faculty Physicians Named 'Best Doctors'


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The most recent list of “Best Doctors in America” includes 173 faculty members at The Ohio State University Medical Center. The list, which includes physicians in primary care fields and specialty areas such as cardiology, surgery and pediatrics, is considered to be one of the most recognized and credible tools available to consumers for selecting a physician.

The Ohio State doctors listed as Best Doctors in America are faculty members at one or more of the OSU-owned or affiliated hospitals.

The Best Doctors Inc. database for 2005 contains names of about 33,000 doctors in the United States, all who have been chosen through a peer-review process in which thousands of doctors have participated. Only physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers are included in the list.

Consumers can access “Best Doctors in America” at www.bestdoctors.com.

Below are the names of university faculty members included on the list, with their home ZIP Codes and specialties:

William Abraham, MD (43017) cardiology
Hugh Allen, MD (43081) pediatrics
James Allen, MD (43026) pulmonary diseases
Mark Arnold, MD (43235) general surgery
Sarah Artman, MD (43221) obstetrics & gynecology
Glen Aukerman, MD (43202) family medicine
Robert Bahnson, MD (43221) urology
Ian Baird, MD (43221) infectious diseases
Norman Baker, MD (43221) ophthalmology
William Barson, MD (43035) pediatrics
Deborah Bartholomew, MD (43017) obstetrics & gynecology
Rosalind Batley, MD (43026) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Mark Bechtel, MD (43082) dermatology
David Bell, MD (43065) obstetrics and gynecology
Philip Binkley, MD (43221) cardiology
Michael Blumenfeld, MD (43209) obstetrics & gynecology
Gary Bos, MD (43220) orthopedics
Michael Brady, MD (43220) pediatrics
Robert Bruce, MD (43017) ophthalmology
Ginny Bumgardner, MD (43235) transplant surgery
John Burns, MD (43065) ophthalmology
Charles A. Bush, MD (43065) cardiology
John Byrd, MD (43221) hematology/oncology
Kenneth Cahill, MD (43214) ophthalmology
Donna Caniano, MD (43206) surgery
Renee Caputo, MD (43004) obstetrics & gynecology
William E. Carson, MD (43026) surgical oncology
Samuel Cataland, MD (43221) endocrinology
David P. Chan, MD (43017) pediatrics
John Cheatham, MD (43215) pediatrics
Ennio Chiocca, MD (43065) neurological surgery
Albert Clairmont, MD (43235) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Samuel Colachis, MD (43220) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Christopher Copeland, MD (43220) obstetrics & gynecology
Larry Copeland, MD (43220) obstetrics & gynecology
Elliott Crouser, MD (43026) pulmonary diseases
Camilla Curren, MD (43229) internal medicine
Matthew Dangel, MD (43221) ophthalmology
Curt Daniels, MD (43221) cardiology
Frederick Davidorf, MD (43031) ophthalmology
John Terrance Davis, MD (43221) cardiothoracic surgery
Robert Derick, MD (43026) ophthalmology
Philip Diaz, MD (43221) pulmonary diseases
Jack Dingle, MD (43220) ophthalmology
Elmahdi Elkhammas, MD (43235) transplant surgery
E. Christopher Ellison, MD (43017) general surgery
Alice Epitropoulos, MD (43220) ophthalmology
Patrick Fahey, MD (43209) family medicine
William Farrar, MD (43220) surgical oncology
Timothy Feltes, MD (43220) pediatrics
Ronald M. Ferguson, MD (43054) transplant surgery
Joseph Fiala, MD (43085) pediatrics
Mary Fontana, MD (43220) cardiology
Jill Foster, MD (43065) ophthalmology
Jeffrey Fowler, MD (43209) obstetrics & gynecology
Theodore Fraker, MD (43054) cardiology
Donald Freidenberg, MD (43220) neurology
Miriam Laura Freimer, MD (43230) neurology
Barry Friedman, MD (43085) internal medicine
Mark Galantowicz, MD (43220) cardiothoracic surgery
Alfred L. Gest, MD (43209) pediatrics
Carol Greco, MD (43065) obstetrics & gynecology
Michael Grever, MD (43221) medical oncology and hematology
Garrie Haas, MD (43017) cardiovascular diseases
Lee Hebert, MD (43220) nephrology
Mitchell Henry, MD (43016) transplant surgery
Gail Herman, MD (43221) pediatrics
Geri Hewitt, MD (43085) obstetrics & gynecology
Robert P. Hoffman, MD (43081) pediatrics
Stephen Hoffmann, MD (43026) pulmonary diseases
Scott Holliday, MD (43206) internal medicine/pediatrics
Julianne Huefner, MD (43209) internal medicine
Jay Iams, MD (43221) obstetrics & gynecology
Rebecca Jackson, MD (43221) endocrinology
Sudarshan Jadcherla, MD (43054) pediatrics
Gerard Kakos, MD (43220) cardiothoracic surgery
Gary Katz, MD (43216) emergency medicine
Steven E. Katz, MD (43085) ophthalmology
Curtin Kelley, MD (43220) ophthalmology
Denis King, MD (43065) surgery
John Kissel, MD (43235) neurology
Douglas Knutson, MD (43206) family medicine
Stephen Koff, MD (43017) urology
Susan Koletar, MD (43212) infectious diseases
Albert Kolibash, MD (43065) cardiology
Carl Krantz, MD (43235) obstetrics & gynecology
Cynthia Kreger, MD (43209) internal medicine
James Lamb, MD (43220) internal medicine
Mark Landon, MD (43209) obstetrics & gynecology
L. Carol Laxson, MD (43221) ophthalmology
Carl Leier, MD (43085) cardiology
Diane LeMay, MD (43023) pediatrics
Richard Lembach, MD (43220) ophthalmology
Richard P. Lewis, MD (43065) cardiology
Anne Littleton, MD (43212) pediatrics
Warren Lo, MD (43220) neurology
Adolph Lombardi, MD (43054) orthopedic surgery
John Lombardo, MD (43220) family medicine
Charles Love, MD (43065) cardiology
Deborah Joanne Lynn, MD (43220) neurology
Ulysses Magalang, MD (43017) pulmonary
Raymond Magorien, MD (43221) cardiology
William Malarkey, MD (43017) endocrinology
Julie Mangino, MD (43220) infectious diseases
Clay Marsh, MD (43221) pulmonary diseases
John Mastronarde, MD (43201) pulmonary diseases
Velimir Matkovic, MD (43220) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Thomas Mauger, MD (43065) ophthalmology
Mary J. McCafferty, MD (43221) psychiatry
Richard McClead, MD (43230) neonatology
Mitchell Medow, MD (43209) internal medicine
W. Scott Melvin, MD (43221) general surgery
Jerry Mendell, MD (43235) neurology
James Menke, MD (43081) pediatrics
Randy R. Miller, MD (43082) pediatrics
Michelle Miller, MD (43147) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Alicia Moise, MD (43209) pediatrics
W. Jerry Mysiw, MD (43221) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Subir Nag, MD (43235) radiation oncology
Leif Nelin, MD (43221) neonatology
Herbert Newton, MD (43065) neurology
John Olsen, MD (43220) radiology
Richard O’Shaughnessy, MD (43220) obstetrics & gynecology
Michael Para, MD (43201) infectious diseases
John Paraskos, MD (43206) obstetrics & gynecology
William Pease, MD (43220) physical medicine and rehabilitation
Samuel Penza, MD (43065) hematology/oncology
Tom Pepper, MD (43026) addiction medicine
Amy Pope-Harmon, MD (43026) pulmonary
Dwight Powell, MD (43085) pediatrics
Scott Prenger, MD (43215) internal medicine
Kottil Rammohan, MD (43235) neurology
Gary Rea, MD (43220) neurological surgery
Chris Rhoades, MD (43221) hematology/oncology
Ann Rogers, MD (43016) pediatrics
Jo Ann Rohyans, MD (43209) pediatrics
Gerald Rosenberg, MD (43054) orthopedic surgery
Brad Rovin, MD (43221) internal medicine
Daniel Rowland, MD (43054) pediatrics
Robert Ruberg, MD (43230) plastic surgery
Paul David Ruff, MD (43130) cardiology
Frederick Ruymann, MD (43209) pediatrics
James M. Ryan, MD (43221) cardiology
Zarife Sahenk, MD (43202) neurology
Philip Samuels, MD (43085) obstetrics & gynecology
Radu Saveanu, MD (43212) psychiatry
Dwight Scarborough, MD (43017) dermatology
Stephen Schaal, MD (43221) cardiology
Douglas Scharre, MD (43017) neurology
Larry Schlesinger, MD (43065) infectious diseases
David Schuller, MD (43221) otolaryngology
Charles Shapiro, MD (43017) medical oncology and hematology
Ronald Siegle, MD (43235) otolaryngology
Andrew Slivka, MD (43235) neurology
William Smead, MD (43221) vascular surgery
Namita Sood, MD (43235) pulmonary diseases
John Stechschulte, MD (43220) ophthalmology
Steven Teich, MD (43054) surgery
Douglas Teske, MD (43220) pediatrics
John Teteris, MD (43220) obstetrics & gynecology
Wayne Trout, MD (43026) obstetrics & gynecology
Chang-Yong Tsao, MD (43230) pediatrics
L. Paige Turner, MD (43220) obstetrics & gynecology
Manuel Tzagournis, MD (43220) endocrinology
Peter Utrata, MD (43212) ophthalmology
Ray Wasielewski, MD (43054) orthopedics
Paul Weber, MD (43221) ophthalmology
Harrison Weed, MD (43221) internal medicine
Mary Jo Welker, MD (43054) family medicine
D. Bradley Welling, MD (43220) otolaryngology
Stephen Welty, MD (43054) pediatrics
Mark Wewers, MD (43221) pulmonary
James Young, MD (43054) psychiatry

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