MAYWOOD, Ill. – Thirty-six Loyola University Health System physicians are ranked in the top 1 percent in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The magazine compiled the list in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a leader in health-care research and information. They assembled the list through peer nominations from physicians across the nation. The research team then reviewed each nominee’s training, achievements and appointments, among other credentials.
Loyola has 98 physicians named to U.S. News & World Report Top Doctors list and 34 of those physicians are in the top 1 percent in the nation in their specialties.
Loyola physicians and their specialty named in the top 1 percent are:
Elaine Adams, MD, Rheumatology
Kathy Albain, MD, Medical Oncology
Gerard Aranha, MD, Surgeon
Mamdouh Bakhos, MD, Heart Surgeon
James Berman, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Richard Besinger, MD, Perinatologist
Joseph Clark, MD, Medical Oncologist
Bahman Emami, MD, Radiation Oncologist
Mary Ann Emanuele, MD, Endocrinologist
Patrick J. Fahey, MD, Pulmonologist
Robert Flanigan, MD, Urologist
Richard L. Gamelli, MD, Surgeon
Ellen Gaynor, MD, Medical Oncologist
Howard Greisler, MD, Vascular Surgeon
T.S. Gunasekaran, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Joel T. Hardin, MD, Pediatric Cardiologist
Alain Heroux, MD, Cardiologist
Andrew J. Hotaling, MD, Otolaryngologist
Thomas John, MD, Ophthalmologist
John Leonetti, MD, Otolaryngologist
Terry R. Light, MD, Hand Surgeon
Robert Love, MD, Heart Surgeon
Ricarchito Manera, MD, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
John F. Moran, MD, Cardiologist
Jonathan Muraskas, MD, Neonatologist
Sucha Nand, MD, Hematologist
J. Paul O’Keefe, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist
Michael S. Pinzur, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ronald K. Potkul, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist
Donna M. Smith, MD, Gynecologic Oncologist
James Stankiewicz, MD, Otolaryngologist
Patrick Stiff, MD, Hematologist
Martin Tobin, MD, Pulmonologist
David J. Wilber, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist
Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, a part of the Loyola University Health System, had 23 doctors named to the list and two were also among the top 1 percent: Herand Abcarian, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgeon, and Lloyd W. Klein, MD, Cardiologist.
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