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Louisiana physicians named to prestigious 2013 Best Doctors in America list

Louisiana physicians named to prestigious 2013 Best Doctors in America list

POSTED: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 12:30pm

UPDATED: Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 12:34pm

Physicians affiliated with hospitals of the LSU Health Care Services Division appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

These LSU doctors are at the Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center in Houma, University Medical Center in Lafayette and W. O. Moss Regional Medical Center in Lake Charles.

Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession.

In bringing together the best medical minds in the world, Best Doctors works with expert physicians from its Best Doctors in America® List to help its 30 million members worldwide get the right diagnosis and right treatment.

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., results from exhaustive polling of over 47,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in 45 specialties and over 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s List. In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” Best Doctors, Inc., evaluates the review results and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.

The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America® database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. The LSU Health Care Services Division experts listed in the database include world-class specialists in areas necessary for the provision of care in a first-rate graduate medical education hospital system.

Below is a list of LSU HCSD physicians recognized by Best Doctors:

Earl K. Long Medical Center

  • Moises Arriaga - Otolaryngology
  • Stephen Brierre - Pulmonology and Critical Care
  • Robert Sidney - Fields Radiation Oncology
  • Faith Hansbrough - Pediatric Specialist
  • Jolene K. Johnson - Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • Sheldon Ashley Johnson - Radiation Oncology
  • Ronnie Edwin Mathews - Hand Surgery
  • Daniel Wehrmann Nuss - Otolaryngology
  • Judd E. Patten-  Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • Anna Maria Pou - Otolaryngology
  • John Armstead Thomas - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Rohan R. Walvekar - Otolaryngology

Interim LSU Public Hospital

  • Juzar Ali - Pulmonary Medicine
  • C. Barrett Alldredge - Otolaryngology
  • Hans Christoph Andersson - Medical Genetics and Pediatric Specialist
  • Ramesh S. Ayyala - Ophthalmology
  • Vecihi Batuman - Nephrology
  • Marcelo Blaya - Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • Patricia S. Braly - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Robert Stephen Bulat - Gastroenterology
  • Rebecca Adair Clark - Infectious Disease
  • Randall Douglas Craver - Pathology and Pediatric Specialist
  • Philip J. Daroca, Jr. - Pathology
  • Patrice Delafontaine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Chi P. Dola - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Hosea Joseph Doucet III - Pediatrics
  • Jane M. S. El-Dahr - Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Specialist
  • Luis R. Espinoza - Allergy and Immunology and Rheumatology
  • Paul L. Friedlander - Otolaryngology
  • David Lucas Glancy - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Melvin Herman Gold, Jr. - Gastroenterology
  • Robert Allen Gordon - Pediatric Specialist
  • W. Scott Griffies - Psychiatry
  • Michael Edward Hagensee - Infectious Disease
  • Stanley Martin Hall - Pediatric Specialist
  • Mara A. Haseltine - Dermatology
  • Roland Benton Hawkins - Radiation Oncology
  • Robert Lee Hopkins - Pediatric Specialist
  • John Patrick Hunt III - Surgery
  • Stephen Phillips Kantrow - Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
  • Alan David Kaye - Anesthesiology
  • Katherine M. Knight - Pediatrics
  • Rebecca Kruse-Jarres - Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • Kim Edward LeBlanc - Family Medicine
  • Brian David Lee - Dermatology
  • Donna M. Mancuso - Psychiatry
  • David H. Martin - Infectious Disease
  • Carol M. Mason - Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
  • Elizabeth Innes McBurney - Dermatology
  • James Jude McKinnie - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Geraldine E. - Menard Internal Medicine
  • Joseph Matthew Miller, Jr. - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Timothy Blake Molony - Otolaryngology
  • Theodorus Johannes Mulder - Pediatric Specialist
  • David Michael Mushatt - Infectious Disease
  • Lee T. Nesbitt, Jr. - Dermatology
  • William Proctor Newman III - Pathology
  • Piotr Wladyslaw Olejniczak - Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  • Guy R. Orangio - Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Howard Joseph Osofsky - Psychiatry
  • Gholam Ali Peyman - Ophthalmology
  • Anna Maria Pou - Otolaryngology
  • Gabriella Pridjian - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Robert Winn Romero - Dermatology
  • Leonardo Seoane - Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine
  • Ricardo U. Sorensen - Allergy and Immunology and Pediatric Specialist
  • Aluizio Roberto Stopa - Pediatric Specialist
  • Austin John Sumner - Neurology
  • Mack Anthony Thomas - Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology
  • L. Lee Tynes, Jr. - Psychiatry
  • Russell Barrett Van Dyke - Pediatric Specialist
  • Rohan R. Walvekar - Otolaryngology
  • Stephen M. Weimer - Pediatrics
  • Roy Samuel Weiner - Medical Oncology and Hematology
  • David Allen Welsh - Pulmonary Medicine
  • Daniel Keith Winstead - Psychiatry
  • Jack Christian Winters - Urology
  • Ellen (Elly) Zakris - Radiation Oncology and Pediatric Specialist
  • Charles Henry Zeanah - Pediatric Specialist
  • Joan Wojak - Radiology
  • Leonard J. Chabert - Medical Center
  • Lisa B. Bazzett - Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Richard Louis Brooke - Pediatrics
  • Dayton William Daberkow II - Internal Medicine
  • Adela Pratt Dupont - Pediatrics
  • Mary Louise Eschete - Infectious Disease
  • Shaminder M. Gupta - Nephrology
  • Fred Eugenio Husserl - Nephrology
  • Bedford Nieves-Cruz - Pediatric Specialist

University Medical Center

  • John D. England - Neurology
  • Timothy David Faul - Anesthesiology
  • Daniel Joseph Frey - Surgery
  • Phillip V. Gordon - Pediatric Specialist
  • Kim Edward LeBlanc - Family Medicine
  • Michael Marble - Medical Genetics
  • Anna Maria Pou - Otolaryngology
  • Rohan R. Walvekar - Otolaryngology

W. O. Moss Regional Medical Center

  • Stephanie S. Richard - Pathology
  • John S. Van Hoose - Pathology

 

 

 

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