41 Roswell Park Physicians Listed Among America’s Top Doctors®

Regional Castle Connolly Directory features Cancer Center physicians
Thursday, December 29, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forty-one physicians from Roswell Park Cancer Institute are included in the Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. prestigious America’s Top Doctors® list in 2017. The annual directory offered by the healthcare research and information company is designed to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors. The regional list was published in the January 2017 issue of Buffalo Spree Magazine and also appears online at www.castleconnolly.com

The Top Doctors list is the result of an extensive survey process of thousands of American doctors. A physician-led team of researchers then screens the physicians’ education and professional experience before making final selections.

“We are pleased that so many members of the Roswell Park dedicated clinical staff are included among this prestigious group,” says Candace Johnson, PhD, President and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. “This database provides an important resource to patients and families as they make vital decisions about their health care.”

Roswell Park physicians cited by specialty are:

Clinical Genetics
Nicoleta Voian, MD, PhD

Dermatology
Ilene Rothman, MD

Diagnostic Radiology
Alan Klitzke, MD, FACNM

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Joseph Torre, MD

Gynecologic Oncology
Shashikant Lele, MD, FACOG
Adekunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG

Hematology
Mohamed Ahmed, MD, PhD
Philip McCarthy, MD

Infectious Disease
Brahm Segal, MD

Internal Medicine
Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology
Amy Early, MD, FACP
Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD
Ellis Levine, MD
Tracey O’Connor, MD
Maureen Ross, MD, PhD

Neurological Surgery
Robert Fenstermaker, MD
Robert Plunkett, MD

Neurology
Laszlo Mechtler, MD, FAAN, FASN

Nuclear Medicine
Dominick Lamonica, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Brian McGrath, MD

Otolaryngology
Wesley Hicks, Jr., MD, FACS

Pain Medicine
Oscar DeLeon, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Glenn Leonard, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Steven Ambrusko, MD, MS
Barbara Bambach, MD
Meghan Higman, MD, PhD
Denise Rokitka, MD, MPH

Radiation Oncology
Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, MBA
Dheerendra Prasad, MD, MCh, FACRO
Anurag Singh, MD

Surgery
Ronald Bauer, MD
Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS
John Kane, III, MD, FACS
Boris Kuvshinoff, II, MD, MBA

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Mark Hennon, MD, FACS
Chukwumere Nwogu, MD, PhD, FACS
Anthony Picone, MD, PhD, MBA

Urology
Khurshid Guru, MD
Eric Kauffman, MD
James Mohler, MD
Thomas Schwaab, MD, PhD

Frederick Hong, MD, and Michael Krabak, MD, PhD, who will be joining the Roswell Park Community Cancer Practice Network in 2017, are also included among the Top Doctors within the category of Medical Oncology. Drs. Hong and Krabak will be staff physicians at Soniwala Hematology Oncology Associates in Williamsville, N.Y.

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About Roswell Park
The mission of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. Founded in 1898, RPCI is one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit www.roswellpark.org, call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724) or email askrpci@roswellpark.org. Follow Roswell Park on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact: 

Deborah Pettibone, Public Information Specialist.
716-845-4919; deborah.pettibone@roswellpark.org