Philadelphia Magazine Selects 27 Fox Chase Physicians for Its Annual List of "Top Doctors"
PHILADELPHIA (May 12, 2008) — Philadelphia Magazine's annual list of "Top Doctors," a gold standard for those seeking excellent medical care in the Philadelphia area, included 27 Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians. The doctors, from a variety of specialties, were selected as one of the region's best by a national survey.
The survey, conducted by America's Top Doctors (Castle Connolly), involves peer nomination, extensive research and careful review and screening by a doctor-directed research team. The process asks other doctors whom they would "choose to tend to their family members."
This year's "Top Doctors" list includes the following Fox Chase Cancer Center physicians:
DermatologyStuart Lessin, MD - Skin Cancer
Department of MedicineOleh Haluszka, MD - Gastrointestinal Disorders
Earl D. King, MD - Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Internal Medicine; Director, Respiratory Care, Pulmonary - Pulmonology
Michael Unger, MD, FACP, FCCP - Director, Pulmonary Cancer Detection and Prevention Program, Internal Medicine; Director, Pulmonary Endoscopy and High-Risk Lung Cancer Progra, Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
Medical OncologyRoger B. Cohen, MD - Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancers, Phase I Trials
Mary B. Daly, MD, PhD, FACP - Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention
Lori Goldstein, MD - Director, The Naomi and Phil Lippincott Breast Evaluation Center, Medical Oncology - Breast Cancer
Gary R. Hudes, MD - Director, Genitourinary Malignancies, Medical Oncology - Genitourinary Cancers
Michael Levy, MD, PhD - Supportive Care, Pain Management, Hospice-Palliative Care
Neal J. Meropol, MD - Gastrointestinal Cancer
Michael M. Millenson, MD - Director, Hematology Service, Medical Oncology - Lymphoma, Leukemia
Russell J. Schilder, MD - Hematologic Malignancies, Ovarian, Endometrial and Cervical Cancers
Mitchell R. Smith, MD, PhD - Hematologic Cancer
Margaret von Mehren, MD - Director, Sarcoma Program, Medical Oncology - Sarcoma, Melanoma, Immunotherapy
PathologyHormoz Ehya, MD - Chief, Cytopathology, Pathology - Cytopathology of Breast and Lung
Arthur S. Patchefsky, MD - Chair, Pathology - Breast and Pulmonary Cancers
Radiation OncologyEric M. Horwitz, MD - Chair, Radiation Oncology; Gerald E. Hanks Chair in Radiation Oncology - Prostate Cancer
Andre A Konski, MD, MBA, MA - Gastrointestinal and Prostate Cancers
Alan Pollack, MD, PhD - Prostate Cancer
RadiologyKathryn Evers, MD - Director, Mammography, Radiology- Breast Cancer
Surgical OncologyRichard E. Greenberg, MD, FACS - Chief, Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology - Urologic Cancers
John P Hoffman, MD, FACS - Chief, Pancreaticobiliary Service, Surgical Oncology - Liver, Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal and Breast Cancers
- Gynecologic Cancers
John A. Ridge, MD, PhD, FACS - Chief, Head and Neck Surgery, Surgical Oncology - Head and Neck Cancers
Walter J Scott, MD, FACS - Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Oncology - Lung Cancer
Elin R Sigurdson, MD, PhD, FACS - Chief of the Division of General Surgery, Surgical Oncology; Director of Surgery Oncology Fellowships; Director of Breast Fellowships - Colorectal Cancer, Liver Cancer, Breast Cancer, Melanoma
Robert G Uzzo, MD, FACS - Chair, Department of Surgical Oncology; Attending Surgeon, Urologic Oncology - Urologic Cancers
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase also was among the first institutions to receive the National Cancer Institute’s prestigious comprehensive cancer center designation in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has achieved Magnet status for excellence three consecutive times. Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research and oversees programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX-CHASE (1-888-369-2427).