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Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2014

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors, 2014

Each year, Philadelphia Magazine compiles its "Top Doctors" list of the region's best physicians. The physicians at Penn Medicine always figure prominently on this list, and 2014 was no exception.

Congratulations to the 175 Penn physicians listed below who were included in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2014.

The May 2014 issue of Philadelphia Magazine is available on newsstands now.

Top Doctors By Specialty

Addiction Psychiatry

Doctor Specialty
Kyle M. Kampman, MD Addiction/Substance Abuse, Cocaine Addiction, Opiate Addiction, Alcohol Abuse

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Adolescent Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Janice K. Hillman, MD Eating Disorders, Rehabilitation medicine

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Allergy & Immunology

Doctor Specialty
Andrea Apter, MD Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Sinusitis, Drug Allergy
S. Michael Phillips, MD Allergy, Autoimmune Disease, Immunodeficiency Disorders

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Cardiac Electrophysiology

Doctor Specialty
David J. Callans, MD Arrhythmias, Pacemakers
Francis E. Marchlinski, MD Arrhythmias, Catheter Ablation

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Cardiovascular Disease

Doctor Specialty
Susan C. Brozena, MD Transplant Medicine-Heart, Heart Failure, Heart Disease in Women
Mariell L. Jessup, MD Congestive Heart Failure, Transplant Medicine-Heart
Frank E. Silvestry, MD Heart Valve Disease, Percutaneous Valve Repair, Echocardiography, Hyperlipidemia, Pulmonary Hypertension
Harvey L. Waxman, MD Arrhythmias, Cardiac Catheterization, Heart Valve Disease, Electrophysiologic Testing
Ross R. Zimmer, MD Heart Failure, Transplant Medicine-Heart, Ventricular Assist Devices

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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Doctor Specialty
Anthony Rostain, MD, MA ADD/ADHD, Autism, Tourette's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome

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Clinical Genetics

Doctor Specialty
Reed E. Pyeritz, MD, PhD Marfan Syndrome, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Inherited Disorders

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Colon & Rectal Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Robert D. Fry, MD Colon & Rectal Cancer, Rectal Cancer/Sphincter Preservation, Ulcerative Colitis, Anorectal Disorders
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD Colon & Rectal Cancer, Rectal Cancer/Sphincter Preservation, Colon & Rectal Cancer-Hereditary, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Laparoscopic Surgery

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Dermatology

Doctor Specialty
Glen H. Crawford, MD Occupational Skin Diseases, Skin Laser Surgery, Contact Dermatitis
William D. James, MD Acne, Rosacea, Travel Medicine
Alain H. Rook, MD Cutaneous Lymphoma, Immune Deficiency-Skin Disorders, Mycosis Fungoides, Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
John R. Stanley, MD Blistering Diseases, Pemphigus
Victoria P. Werth, MD Autoimmune Disease, Lupus/SLE, Connective Tissue Disorders, Blistering Diseases

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Diagnostic Radiology

Doctor Specialty
Emily F. Conant, MD Breast Cancer, Breast Imaging, Breast MRI/Ultrasound, Interaventional Radiology-Breast
Warren B. Gefter, MD Thoracic Imaging
Wallace T. Miller, Jr., MD Thoracic Imaging

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Doctor Specialty
Susan J. Mandel, MD, MPH Thyroid Disorders, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Disorders in Pregnancy, Thyroid Ultrasound
Mark H. Schutta, MD Diabetes, Diabetes Prevention/Management, Hypoglycemia
Peter J. Snyder, MD Pituitary Tumors/Disorders, Reproductive Endocrinology-Male, Neuroendocrine Tumors

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Family Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Richard A. Neill, MD Hypertension, Cholesterol/Lipid Disorders, Women's Health, Viral Infections
David E. Nicklin, MD Preventive Medicine

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Gastroenterology

Doctor Specialty
Craig A. Aronchick, MD Colonoscopy, Colon Cancer Screening, Endoscopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD Pancreatic/Biliary Endoscopy (ERCP), Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Barrett's Esophagus
Timothy C. Hoops, MD Gastrointestinal Cancer, Endoscopy, Cancer Risk Assessment
Michael L. Kochman, MD Endoscopy, Pancreatic/Biliary Endoscopy (ERCP), Gastrointestinal Cancer, Pancreatic & Biliary Disease
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis
William H. Lipshutz, MD Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Crohn's, Esophageal Disorders, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
David C. Metz, MD Peptic Acid Disorders, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Eosinophilc Esophagitis, Gastrointestinal Cancer

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Geriatric Medicine

Doctor Specialty
John M. Bruza, MD  
Joan Weinryb, MD Nutrition, Wound Healing/Care, Geriatric Functional Assessment, Palliative Care

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Gynecologic Oncology

Doctor Specialty
Robert A. Burger, MD Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
Mark A. Morgan, MD Laparoscopic Surgery, Gynecologic Surgery-Complex, Gynecologic Cancer, Uro-Gynecology

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Hand Surgery

Doctor Specialty
David J. Bozentka, MD Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Wrist Surgery

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Hematology

Doctor Specialty
Charles S. Abrams, MD Bleeding/Coagulation Disorders, Thrombotic Disorders
Tami L. Bach, MD, PhD Thrombotic Disorders, Bleeding/Coagulation Disorders, Anemia, Hemophilia
David L. Porter, MD Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Lymphoma, Gene Therapy
Stephen J. Schuster, MD Lymphoma, Bone Marrow Transplant

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Infectious Disease

Doctor Specialty
Emily A. Blumberg, MD Infections-Transplant
Ian Frank, MD AIDS/HIV
Jay R. Kostman, MD AIDS/HIV, HIV-Gastrointestinal Complications, Hepatitis C
John J. Stern, MD Travel Medicine, AIDS/HIV

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Internal Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Robert K. Cato, MD Diabetes, Hypertension, Pulmonary Disease, Preventive Medicine
Michael D. Cirigliano, MD Complementary Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Women's Health
Gary W. Dorshimer, MD, FACP, FCPP Concierge Medicine, Primary Care Sports Medicine
Jack Ende, MD  
Allison Oler, MD Women's Health, Heart Disease in Women, Preventive Medicine
Daniel J. Rader, MD Cholesterol/Lipid Disorders, Preventive Cardiology, Metabolic Disorders
Matthew H. Rusk, MD  

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Interventional Cardiology

Doctor Specialty
Gene Chang, MD Cardiac Catheterization, Angioplasty & Stent Placement, Atrial Septal Defect
Howard C. Herrmann, MD Cardiac Catheterization, Angioplasty & Stent Placement, Heart Valve Disease, Atrial Septal Defect

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Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Robert Debbs, DO, FACOG Pregnancy-High Risk, Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy, Genetic Disorders, Lupus/SLE in Pregnancy
Jack Ludmir, MD Pregnancy-High Risk, DES-Exposed Females, Fetal Ultrasound
Samuel I. Parry, MD Pregnancy-High Risk, Premature Labor, Infections in Pregnancy, Fetal Ultrasound

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Medical Oncology

Doctor Specialty
Roger B. Cohen, MD Head & Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, Drug Discovery & Development, Clinical Trials
Tracey L. Evans, MD Lung Cancer, Thoracic Cancers
Kevin R. Fox, MD Breast Cancer
John H. Glick, MD Breast Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's
David H. Henry, MD AIDS Related Cancers
Corey J. Langer, MD Lung Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Mesothelioma, Thoracic Cancers
David M. Mintzer, MD Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Head & Neck Cancer, Palliative Care
Lynn M. Schuchter, MD Melanoma, Breast Cancer, Clinical Trials
Arthur Staddon, MD Sarcoma, Sarcoma-Soft Tissue
Edward A. Stadtmauer, MD Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant, Leukemia & Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Amyloidosis
David J. Vaughn, MD Testicular Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer

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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Anne Ades, MD Neonatal Respiratory Care, Lung Disease in Newborns
Phyllis Dennery, MD Lung Disease in Newborns, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Hallam Hurt, MD Substance Abuse Effects in Newborn, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
David A. Munson, MD Lung Disease in Newborns, Palliative Care, Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy

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Nephrology

Doctor Specialty
Jeffrey Scott Berns, MD Kidney Disease-Chronic, Glomerulonephritis, Hypertension
Raphael Cohen, MD Hypertension, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Fluid/Electrolyte Balance, Kidney Disease-Chronic
Joel David Glickman, MD, FACP Dialysis Care, Kidney Disease-Chronic
Sidney M. Kobrin, MD Dialysis Care, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure, Hypertension
Michael Rudnick, MD Hypertension, Kidney Disease, Kidney Failure-Acute, Kidney Stones
Raymond R. Townsend, MD Hypertension-Complex, Renal Artery Stenosis, Kidney Disease-Chronic

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Neurological Surgery

Doctor Specialty
M. Sean Grady, MD Skull-Base Tumors, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Aneurysm-Cerebral, Arteriovenous Malformations
John Y.K. Lee, MD Brain Tumors, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Skull Base Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery
Donald M. O'Rourke, MD Neuro-Oncology, Brain Tumors, Spinal Disorders
William C. Welch, MD, FACS, FICS Spinal Surgery
Eric L. Zager, MD Peripheral Nerve Disorders, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Neurology

Doctor Specialty
Lauren B. Elman, MD Neuromuscular Disorders, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Muscular Dystrophy
Scott E. Kasner, MD Cerebrovascular Disease, Stroke
Matthew B. Stern, MD Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorders, Botox Therapy

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Neuroradiology

Doctor Specialty
Linda Bagley, MD Interventional Neuroradiology
Robert W. Hurst, MD Interventional Neuroradiology, Aneurysm,Carotid Artery Stent Placement, Intracranial Angioplasty & Stent
Laurie A. Loevner, MD Head & Neck Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Brain Tumor Imaging, Spinal Tumor Imaging

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Doctor Specialty
Lily Arya, MD, MS Uro-Gynecology, Pelvic Reconstruction
Mathew N. Beshara, MD Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Obstetrics
Stephanie H. Ewing, MD  
Victor A. Zachian, MD, FACOG Gynecology Only, Colposcopy, Pap Smear Abnormalities, Uterine Fibroids

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Ophthalmology

Doctor Specialty
Alexander J. Brucker, MD Retinal Disorders, Retina/Vitreous Surgery, Macular Degeneration
Stephen E. Orlin, MD Cataract Surgery-Lens Implant, Corneal Disease & Surgery, Refractive Surgery

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Orthopaedic Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Craig Israelite, MD Knee Surgery, Joint Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Trauma
John D. Kelly, IV, MD Sports Medicine, Shoulder Injuries, Rotator Cuff Surgery, Elbow Surgery
L. Scott Levin, MD, FACS Toe-to-Hand Transfer, Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery, Trauma
Keith L. Wapner, MD Foot & Ankle Surgery, Tendon Surgery, Arthritis

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Otolaryngology

Doctor Specialty
Daniel G. Becker, MD Rhinoplasty, Rhinoplasty Revision, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery
Ara A. Chalian, MD Head & Neck Cancer,Head & Neck Reconstruction, Thyroid Cancer, Reconstructive Surgery-Face
Oren Friedman, MD Facial Plastic Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Reconstructive Surgery, Blepharoplasty
David W. Kennedy, MD Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Skull Base Tumors & Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Esthesioneuroblastoma
Natasha Mirza, MD Vocal Cord Disorders, Voice Disorders, Laryngeal Disorders, Swallowing Disorders
Bert W. O'Malley, Jr., MD Head & Neck Cancer, Sinus Tumors, Skull Base Tumors, Robotic Surgery
Erica R. Thaler, MD Apnea/Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Sinus Disorders/Surgery
Gregory S. Weinstein, MD, FACS Head & Neck Cancer, Laryngeal Cancer, Robotic Surgery

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Pathology

Doctor Specialty
Adam Bagg, MD Hematopathology, Leukemia & Lymphoma, Myelodysplastic Syndromes
John J. Brooks, MD, FRCPath Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology, Sarcoma, Immunopathology
Franz Fogt, MD Gastrointestinal Pathology, Ophthalmic Pathology
Virginia A. LiVolsi, MD Endocrine Cancers, Thyroid Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer

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Pediatrics

Doctor Specialty
MaryAnn B. McSorley, MD Child Development, Psychotherpy

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Plastic Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Louis P. Bucky, MD Cosmetic Surgery-Face, Cosmetic Surgery-Breast, Liposuction & Body Contouring, Breast Reconstruction
Benjamin Chang, MD Hand Surgery, Melanoma, Microsurgery, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
David W. Low, MD Microsurgery, Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Cleft Palate/Lip
Joseph M. Serletti, MD, FACS Breast Reconstruction, Head & Neck Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery

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Psychiatry

Doctor Specialty
Steven E. Arnold, MD Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Disorders, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment-Mild
Edward S. Brodkin, MD Autism Spectrum Disorders-Adult
Jonathan M. Raines, MD Anxiety Disorders, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatic Disorders
Michael Edward Thase, MD Anxiety & Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Depression

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Pulmonary Disease

Doctor Specialty
Vivek Ahya, MD Transplant Medicine-Lung, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis(LAM), Critical Care
Jason D. Christie, MD, MS Transplant Medicine-Lung, Critical Care
Joel L. Deitz, MD Respiratory Failure, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD), Cough,Critical Care
John H. Hansen-Flaschen, MD Diagnostic Problems, Bronchiectasis,Interstitial Lung Diseases, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD)
Allan I. Pack, MD, PhD Sleep Disorders/Apnea
Harold I. Palevsky, MD Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Thromboembolic Disorders
Milton D. Rossman, MD Interstitial Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis, Beryllium-induced Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis
Richard J. Schwab, MD, DABSM Sleep Disorders/Apnea
Daniel Sterman, MD Interventional Pulmonology, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Pleural Disease
Gregory Tino, MD Interstitial Lung Disease, Bronchiectasis, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD), Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Radiation Oncology

Doctor Specialty
Gary M. Freedman, MD Breast Cancer
Stephen M. Hahn, MD Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Sarcoma, Photodynamic Therapy
Andre A. Konski, MD Esophageal Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer
James Metz, MD Gastrointestinal Cancer, Proton Therapy

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Reproductive Endocrinology

Doctor Specialty
Steven J. Sondheimer, MD Infertility-Female, Infertility-IVF, Endometriosis

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Rheumatology

Doctor Specialty
Peter A. Merkel, MD, MHS Vasculitis, Scleroderma, Temporal Arteritis
Nora Sandorfi, MD Sjögren's Syndrome, Scleroderma, Osteoporosis
Frederick B. Vivino, MD, FACR Sjögren's syndrome

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Sports Medicine

Doctor Specialty
Brian J. Sennett, MD Arthroscopic Surgery, Cartilage Damage, Sports Injuries, Upper Extremity Trauma

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Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Ari D. Brooks, MD Breast Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery, Melanoma
Brian J. Czerniecki, MD, PhD Breast Cancer, Clinical Trials, Immunotherapy
Daniel T. Dempsey, MD Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Obesity/Bariatric Surgery, Esophageal Surgery
Jeffrey A. Drebin, MD, PhD, FACS Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, Gallbladder & Biliary Disease, Cancer Genetics
Douglas L. Fraker, MD Endocrine Cancers, Liver Cancer, Sarcoma, Melanoma
Sean P. Harbison, MD Gastrointestinal Surgery, Biliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hernia-Complex
Matt L. Kirkland, MD, FACS Gastrointestinal Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Kim M. Olthoff, MD Transplant-Liver-Adult & Pediatric, Liver & Biliary Surgery, Liver Cancer
Dahlia Sataloff, MD Breast Cancer, Breast Disease
Abraham Shaked, MD, PhD Transplant-Liver, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery
Julia C. Tchou, MD, PhD Breast Cancer,Breast Disease, Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

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Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Michael A. Acker, MD Transplant-Heart, Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Coronary Artery Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery
Joseph E. Bavaria, MD Aortic Surgery-Complex, Transplant-Heart & Lung, Heart Valve Surgery, Aortic Thoracic Reconstruction
Joseph S. Friedberg, MD Mesothelioma, Pleural Disease, Lung Cancer, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)
W. Clark Hargrove, III, MD Mitral Valve Robotic Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
John C. Kucharczuk, MD Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Chest Wall Tumors, Mediastinal Tumors
Vincent E. Lotano, MD Lung Surgery, Lung Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Sarcoma
Taine T.V. Pechet, MD Lung Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS), Interventional Bronchoscopy
Wilson Y. Szeto, MD Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery-Complex, Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Endovascular Stent Grafts

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Urology

Doctor Specialty
David I. Lee, MD Prostate Cancer/Robotic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Kidney Stones
Keith N. Van Arsdalen, MD Kidney Stones, Varicocele Microsurgery, Urologic Cancer, Vasectomy Reversal

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Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Doctor Specialty
Richard Shlansky-Goldberg, MD Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Varicocele Embolization, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
Michael C. Soulen, MD Liver Cancer/Chemoembolization, Kidney Cancer, Radiofrequency Tumor Ablation
S. William Stavropoulos, MD Kidney Cancer, Liver Cancer, Tumor Ablation, Endoleak Embolization, Varicocele Embolization, IVC Filter Removal
Scott O. Trerotola, MD Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia, Arteriovenous Malformations

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Vascular Surgery

Doctor Specialty
Keith D. Calligaro, MD Aneurysm-Abdominal & Thoracic Aortic, Carotid Artery Disease,Aortic Stent Grafts, Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Matthew J. Dougherty, MD Endovascular Stent Grafts, Aneurysm,Dialysis Access, Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery
Ronald M. Fairman, MD Aneurysm-Aortic, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Carotid Artery Surgery, Renovascular Disease
Michael A. Golden, MD Aneurysm, Endovascular Surgery

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