Best Doctors in America is an online resource developed by Best Doctors Inc. The annual survey evaluates the experience and skill sets of physicians by asking other doctors "If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?” The survey is issued in April of each year. Complete information about the selection process can be found at


- A -


Douglas R. Adkins, MD Oncology
Rebecca L. Aft, MD, PhD Oncologic Surgery
Muhammad T. Al-Lozi, MD Neurology
Craig Allred, MD Pathology
Milan Anadkat, MD Dermatology
Gerald L. Andriole, Jr., MD Urology
Catherine Appleton, MD Radiology
John P. Atkinson, MD Rheumatology
Paul F. Austin, MD Urology
James G. Avery, MD Internal Medicine
Michael S. Avidan, MD Anesthesiology
Sylvia Awadalla, MD Neurology
Riad Raymond Azar, MD Gastroenterology

- B -

Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH Infectious Diseases
Richard G. Bach, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Leonard B. Bacharier, MD Allergy and Immunology
Maria Q. Baggstrom, MD Medical Oncology and Hematology
Thomas C. Bailey, MD Infectious Disease
Dennis Balfe, MD Radiology
Thomas J. Baranski, MD, PhD Internal Medicine
Robert L. Barrack, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Nancy L. Bartlett, MD Medical Oncology
Michael D. Bavlsik, MD Internal Medicine
Susan B. Bayliss, MD Dermatology
Michael Berk, MD Endocrinology, Internal Medicine
Sanjeev Bhalla, MD Radiology
Anjali M. Bhorade, MD Ophthalmology
Andrew J. Bierhals, MD Radiology
Laura J. Bierut, MD Psychiatry
Scott W. Biest, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ellen F. Binder, MD Geriatric Medicine
Elisa E. Birnbaum, MD Colon Rectal Surgery
Kevin J. Black, MD Psychiatry
Morey Blinder, MD Hematology
Gordon R. Bloomberg, MD Pulmonology
Donald D. Bohnenkamp, MD Psychiatry
William G. Bowen, MD Internal Medicine
Martin I. Boyer, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Jeffrey D. Bradley, MD Radiation Oncology
Keith Brandt, MD Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Gregory H. Branham, MD Facial Plastic Surgery
Richard D. Brasington, MD Rheumatology
Alan C. Braverman, MD Cardiology
Daniel C. Brennan, MD Nephrology
Keith H. Bridwell, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Robert Brophy, MD Orthopedics
Angela L. Brown, MD Cardiology (Hypertension)
George J. Broze, Jr., MD Medical Oncology
Elizabeth M. Brunt, MD Pathology and Immunology
L. Michael Brunt, MD Surgical Oncology
Jacob Buchowski, MD, MS Orthopedic Surgery

- C -

Alison Cahill, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ryan Calfee, MD Orthopedics
David A. Carpenter, MD Neurology
David B. Carr, MD Geriatric Medicine
Mario Castro, MD Pulmonology
Ari Cedars, MD Cardiology
Murali Chakinala, MD Pulmonary
William C. Chapman, MD Surgery
Jane Chen, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Michael Chicoine, MD Neurological Surgery
Richard A. Chole, MD, PhD Otolaryngology
David B. Clifford, MD Neurology
John Clohisy, MD Orthopedics
William Clutter, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism
Anne M. Connolly, MD Neurology
John Constantino, MD Psychiatry
Charles Conway, MD Psychiatry
Amber R. Cooper, MD Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Lynn A. Cornelius, MD Dermatology
Daniel Coyne, MD Nephrology
Traves D. Crabtree, MD Thoracic Surgery
Jeffrey S. Crippin, MD Gastroenterology
Pilar Cristancho, MD Psychiatry
Anne H. Cross, MD Neurology
DeWitte Talmadge Cross III, MD Neuroradiology
Philip E. Cryer, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism
Susan Culican, MD Ophthalmology
Kristopher W. Cummings, MD Radiology
Philip E. Custer, MD Ophthalmology

- D -

Ralph Dacey Jr, MD Neurological Surgery
Ralph J. Damiano Jr, MD Thoracic Surgery
John S. Daniels, MD Metabolism
Michael D. Darcy, MD Radiology
Themistocles Dassopoulos, MD Gastroenterology
Jeffrey G. Dawson, MD Pediatric Specialist
Thomas M. De Fer, MD Internal Medicine
Farrokh Dehdashti, MD Nuclear Medicine
Louis P. Dehner, MD Pathology
James Delmez, MD Nephrology
Colin P. Derdeyn, MD Radiology
Jeffrey M.  Dicke, MD Ob-Gyn
Kathryn Diemer, MD Internal Medicine
John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD Oncology
Michael Diringer, MD Neurology
Brianne M. Disabato, MD Psychiatry
W. Edwin Dodson, MD Neurology
Majella Doyle, MD, MBA Liver and Transplant Surgery
Stephen P. Duntley, MD Liver and Transplant Surgery

- E -

Dayna S. Early, MD Gastroenterology
Timothy Eberlein, MD Surgical Oncology
Steven Edmundowicz, MD Gastroenterology
Arthur Eisen, MD Dermatology
David Eisenberg, MD Ob-Gyn
Matthew J. Ellis, M.B., B. Chir., PhD Hematology
Alex S. Evers, MD Anesthesiology
Gregory A. Ewald, MD Cardiovascular Disease

- F -

Mitchell N. Faddis, MD, PhD Cardiology
R. Sherburne Figenshau, MD Urology
Lewis C. Fischbein, MD Internal Medicine
Keith Fischer, MD Nuclear Medicine
Simon Fisher, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism
Andria L. Ford, MD Neurology
Kathryn J. Fowler, MD Radiology
Ida K.  Fox, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

- G -

Michael J. Gardner, MD Orthopedics
Sarah Garwood, MD Adolescent Medicine
Hiram Gay, MD Radiation Oncology
Richard Gelberman, MD Orthopedic Surgery (Hand Surgery)
Edward Geltman, MD Cardiology
David S. Gierada, MD Radiology
Louis A. Gilula, MD Radiology
Harvey Glazer, MD Diagnostic Radiology
Marye Jo Gleva, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Anne Glowinski, MD Psychiatry
Joel Goebel, MD Otolaryngology
Anne C. Goldberg, MD Endocrinology
Charles A. Goldfarb, MD Hand Surgery
Ramaswamy Govindan, MD Hematology
Diana Gray, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mark H. Gregory, MD Internal Medicine
Perry W. Grigsby, MD Radiation Oncology
Scott Groesch, MD Internal Medicine
Robert Grubb Jr, MD Neurological Surgery
Christina A. Gurnett, MD, PhD Neurology
Fernando Gutierrez, MD Radiology

- H -

Ramsey Hachem, MD Pulmonary
Andrea Hageman, MD Ob-Gyn
Melissa Ann Swallow Harbit Psychiatry
Bruce Haughey, MD Otolaryngology
William Hawkins, MD GI Surgery
Jay P. Heiken, MD Radiology
Robert Hogan, MD Neurology
Andrew Huang, MD Ophthalmology
Phyllis C. Huettner, MD Pathology
Peter H. Humphrey, MD Pathology
Timothy E. Hullar, MD Otolaryngology
Devyani Hunt, MD Orthopedic Physiatry
Eva Hurst, MD Dermatologic Surgery

- J -

Michael R. Jarvis, MD, PhD Psychiatry
Jack W. Jennings, MD, PhD Radiology
Jeffrey E. Johnson Orthopedic Surgery
Susan M. Joseph, MD Cardiology
Emily S. Jungheim, MD, MSci Ob-Gyn

- K -

Michael A. Kass, MD Ophthalmology
Andrew M. Kates, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Jay Keener, MD Orthopedics
Sarah L. Keller, MD Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Salah G. Keyouz, MD Neurology (Stroke)
Mary Kiehl, MD Internal Medicine
Nigar Kirmani, MD Infectious Diseases
Sandra Klein, MD Orthopedics
Carl G. Klutke, MD Urology
Marin Kollef, MD Pulmonary Disease
Kevin Korenblat, MD Gastroenterology
Howard I. Kurz, MD Cardiology
Michael Kyriakos, MD Pathology

- L -

Adam Labore, MD Orthopedics
John M. Lasala, MD, PhD Cardiology
Jin-Moo Lee, MD Neurology
Stephen Lefrak, MD Pulmonary Disease
Barbara L. Leighton, MD Anesthesiology
Eric Lenze, MD Psychiatry
John T. Lind, MD, MS Ophthalmology
David C. Linehan, MD Surgery
Gerald Linette, MD Medical Oncology
Mauricio Lisker-Melman, MD Gastroenterology
Ellen Lockhart, MD Anesthesiology
Anthony J. Lubniewski, MD Ophthalmology
Joan Luby, MD Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Philip A. Ludbrook, MD Cardiology
Gregg T. Lueder, MD Ophthalmology

- M -

Cynthia Ma, MD, PhD Medical Oncology and Hematology
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
George A. Macones, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Majesh Makan, MD Cardiology
Horatio M. Maluf, MD Pathology
Hersh S. Maniar, MD Cardiac Surgery
Caroline Mann, MD Dermatology
Douglas Mann, MD Cardiology
Julie Margenthaler, MD Surgery
Ann G. Martin, MD Dermatology
Matthew J. Matava, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Jeremy J. McCormick, MD Orthopedics
Douglas McDonald Orthopedics
Janet B. McGill, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism
Robert C. McKinstry III Radiology
Gerald Medoff, MD Infectious Disease
Diane Merritt, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
John P. Metzler, MD Orthopedics/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bryan F. Meyers, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery
Jeff M. Michalski, MD Radiation Oncology
Peter H. Michelson, MD Pediatric Allergy
William D. Middleton, MD Radiology
Jeffrey F. Moley, MD Surgical Oncology
David W. Molter, MD Otolaryngology
Barbara S. Monsees, MD Radiology
Marc R. Moon, MD Cardiothoracic Surgery
Christopher J. Moran, MD Radiology
John C. Morris, MD Neurology
Aubrey R. Morrison, MD Nephrology
Nabil A. Munfakh, MD Thoracic Surgery
David G. Mutch, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Matthew G. Mutch, MD Colorectal Surgery
Terence Myckatyn, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

- N -

Vamsidhar R. Narra, MD Radiology
Michael J. Naughton, MD Medical Oncology
J. Gail Neely, MD Otolaryngology
D. Michael Nelson, MD, PhD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ginger E. Nicol, MD Psychiatry
Scott Nordlicht, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Brian Nussenbaum, MD Otolaryngology

- O -

Randall R. Odem, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anthony O. Odibo, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology

- P -

Elizabeth Paniagua, MD Hospitalist
Randall Paniello, MD Otolaryngology
Parag J. Parikh, MD Radiation Oncology
T.S. Park, MD Neurological Surgery
Deborah L. Parks, MD Internal Medicine/Rheumatology
Michael K. Pasque, MD Thoracic Surgery
G. Alexander Patterson, MD Thoracic Surgery
Julio E. Pérez, MD Cardiology
Joel S. Perlmutter, MD Neurology
Alan Pestronk, MD Neurology
John D. Pfeifer, MD, PhD Pathology
Jay F. Piccirillo, MD Otolaryngology
Daniel D. Picus, MD Radiology
Joel Picus, MD Medical Oncology
Matthew A. Powell, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chandra Prakash-Gyawali, MD Gastroenterology
Heidi Prather, DO Physical Medicine

- R -

Brad A. Racette, MD Neurology
Valerie Ratts, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
William Ricci, MD Orthopedics
Jason Rich, MD Head and Neck Surgery
Keith Rich, MD Neurological Surgery
Michael W. Rich, MD Cardiology
Thomas Richardson, MD Psychiatry
Clifford G. Robinson, MD Radiation Oncology
Joan L. Rosenbaum, MD Pediatrics
Daniel B. Rosenbluth, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care
Bruce J. Roth, MD Oncology
Marcos Rothstein, MD Nephrology
Henry D. Royal, MD Nuclear Medicine
Brian G. Rubin, MD Vascular Surgery
David A. Rubin, MD Radiology
Eugene Rubin, MD Psychiatry

- S -

Luis A. Sanchez, MD Vascular Surgeon
Paul Santiago, MD Neurologic Surgery
Gregory S. Sayuk, MD Gastroenterology
Perry L. Schoenecker, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Lynne Seacord, MD Cardiology
Clay F. Semenkovich, MD Endocrinology
Aseem Sharma, MD Diagnostic Radiology
David Sheinbein, MD Dermatology
Yvette I. Sheline, MD Psychiatry
James B. Shepherd III, MD Ophthalmology
Gregorio A. Sicard, MD Surgery
Barry A. Siegel, MD Nuclear Medicine
Carla J. Siegfried, MD Ophthalmology
Cary L. Siegel, MD Radiology
Marilyn J. Siegel, MD Radiology
Joseph R. Simpson, MD, PhD Radiation Oncology
Jasvindar Singh, MD Cardiovascular Disease
Donald A. Skor, MD Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Timothy W. Smith, D. Phil., MD Cardiovascular Disease
Tammy L. Sonn, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steven M. Strasberg, MD General Surgery
Dragan Svrakic, MD, PhD Psychiatry

- T -

Benjamin R. Tan Jr, MD Medical Oncology and Hematology
Sharlene A. Teefey, MD Radiology
Marissa M. Tenenbaum, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Premal H. Thaker, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanley E. Thawley, MD Otolaryngology
Wade Thorstad, MD Radiation Oncology
Garry S. Tobin, MD Endocrinology
Elbert P. Trulock III, MD Pulmonology
Thomas H. Tung, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
R. Lawrence Tychsen, MD Ophthalmology

- U -

Geoffrey Uy, MD Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant

- V -

Gregory Van Stavern, MD Neuro-ophthalmology
Renee B. Van Stavern Neurology
Suresh Vedantham, MD Radiology
Ravi Vij, MD Medical Oncology
Katie Vo, MD Neuroradiology

- W -

Michael Wall, MD Anesthesiology
David K. Warren, MD Infectious Diseases
H. James Wedner, MD Allergy and Immunology
Katherine N. Weilbaecher, MD Medical Oncology
Alan N. Weiss, MD Cardiology
Stuart Weiss, MD Neurology
Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD Medical Oncology and Hematology
Alison J. Whelan, MD Genetics
Michael P. Whyte, MD Endocrinology and Metabolism
David W. Windus, MD Nephrology
Franze W. Wippold, III, MD Radiology
Keith F. Woeltje, MD Infectious Disease
Mitchel L. Wolf, MD Ophthalmology
Fay Y. Womer, MD Psychiatry
Michael Wong, MD, PhD Neurology
Albert Woo, MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Pamela K. Woodard, MD Radiology
Megan Wren, MD Internal Medicine
Neill M. Wright, MD Neurosurgery
Rick W. Wright, MD Orthopedic Surgery

- Y -

Kelvin Yamada, MD Neurology
Ken Yamaguchi, MD Orthopedic Surgery
Wayne Yokoyama, MD Rheumatology

- Z -

Alan Zajarias, MD Cardiology
Allyson R. Zazulia, MD Neurology
Charles F. Zorumski, MD Psychiatry

For additional help, or for a referral to a Washington University physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, call 314-TOP-DOCS (867-3627) or toll free 866-867-3627.

  • Sign Up Today for Free e-Newsletters

    Get the latest in medical technology, research and disease prevention sent to your inbox.
    Find a doctor or make an appointment:
    General Information: 314.747.3000
    One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
    St. Louis, MO 63110
    © Copyright 1997-2017, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.