48 of America’s Top Doctors

America’s Top Doctors Names 48 UVA Doctors as Best in Their Fields

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 22, 2011 – Forty-eight physicians from the University of Virginia Health System were included in the latest edition of America’s Top DoctorsTM (tenth edition). Published annually by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., the guide recognizes physicians who are considered among the top one percent in the nation in their medical specialties and sub-specialties.

To be selected for inclusion in the book, doctors must be nominated by their peer physicians. The nomination process involves tens of thousands of board-certified physicians across the nation, as well as presidents, vice presidents of medical affairs [or an equivalent position] and chiefs of service in eight medical specialties from more than 1,000 hospitals across the United States. The guide is designed to help people find the most outstanding specialists to meet their medical needs, on a local, regional or national level.

The UVA doctors designated as America’s Top Doctors by specialty are:

  • Cardiology – Dr. George A. Beller
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology – Dr. John P. DiMarco
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism – Dr. Eugene J. Barrett, Dr. Alan C. Dalkin, Dr. John C. Marshall, Dr. Mary Lee Vance
  • Geriatric Psychiatry – Dr. Suzanne Holroyd
  • Gynecologic Oncology – Dr. Peyton T. Taylor, Jr.
  • Infectious Diseases – Dr. Richard D. Pearson, Dr. W. Michael Scheld
  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine – Dr. James E. Ferguson II
  • Medical Oncology – Dr. Paula M. Fracasso, Dr. William W. Grosh, Dr. Geoffrey R. Weiss, Dr. Michael E. Williams
  • Neonatal Perinatal Medicine – Dr. Robert J. Boyle, Dr. John Kattwinkel
  • Nephrology – Dr. W. Kline Bolton, Dr. Mark D. Okusa
  • Neurological Surgery – Dr. Christopher I. Shaffrey, Dr. Mark E. Shaffrey
  • Neurology – Dr. Steven T. DeKosky, Dr. Daryl R. Gress, Dr. Elliott C. Haley, Jr., Dr. David Schiff, Dr. G. Frederick Wooten
  • Neuroradiology – Dr. Mary E. Jensen
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology – Dr. Kathie L. Hullfish
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – Dr. David R. Diduch, Dr. Mark D. Miller
  • Otolaryngology – Dr. Bradley W. Kesser, Dr. Paul A. Levine
  • Pathology – Dr. Stacey E. Mills
  • Pediatric Surgery – Dr. Bradley M. Rodgers
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – Dr. Paul T. Diamond
  • Plastic Surgery – Dr. Raymond F. Morgan
  • Psychiatry – Dr. Randolph J. Canterbury II
  • Radiation Oncology – Dr. James M. Larner, Dr. Tyvin A. Rich
  • Reproductive Endocrinology – Dr. Bruce Bateman
  • Surgery – Dr. Reid B. Adams, Dr. John B. Hanks, Dr. Bruce D. Schirmer, Dr. Craig L. Slingluff, Jr.
  • Thoracic Surgery – Dr. David R. Jones, Dr. Irving L. Kron
  • Urology – Dr. William D. Steers
  • Vascular SurgeryDr. Kenneth J. Cherry, Jr.

Additionally, UVA has 15 physicians on faculty who made the listing for a sister publication, American’s Top Doctors for Cancer, sixth edition.  They are:

Dr. Reid B. Adams Surgical Oncology
Dr. Paula M. Fracasso Hemotology/Oncology
Dr. William W. Grosh Hemotology/Oncology
Dr. John B. Hanks General Surgery
Dr. David R. Jones Thoracic Surgery
Dr. James M. Larner Radiation Oncology
Dr. Paul A. Levine Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Stacey E. Mills Pathology
Dr. Tyvin A. Rich Radiation Oncology
Dr. David Schiff Neurology
Dr. Mark E. Shaffrey Neurological Surgery
Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Surgical Oncology
Dr. Peyton T. Taylor, Jr. Gynecologic Oncology
Dr. Geoffrey R. Weiss Hematology/Oncology
Dr. Michael E. Williams Hematology/Oncology

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