Ochsner Physicians Highlighted As “Top Doctors” in New Orleans Magazine

Added on Jul 31, 2007 | Filed Under:

NEW ORLEANS Ochsner Health System physicians have claimed 100 of the 350 spots in New Orleans Magazines Top Doctors list for 2007, which hit the newsstands today. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Top Doctors issue, which is obtained from an independent company, Best Doctors of America, who survey physicians nationwide by asking "who would they use or recommend to a family member if they needed a doctor in a particular specialty." Ochsner physicians featured in the August 2007 issue by specialty include:

Allergy/Immunology
W. Edward Davis
Manuel Lopez

Anesthesiology
Donald Ganier, Jr.
Donald Harmon
Vilasini Karnik
Austin Phillips, Jr.
Alan Santos
Peter Stedman
Mack Thomas

Cardiovascular Disease
Freddy Abi-Samra
Patrick Breaux
Tyrone Collins
Yvonne Guilliand
Stephen Jenkins
Carl Lavie, Jr.
Richard Milani
Stephen Ramee
Hector Ventura
Christopher White

Colon/Rectal Surgery
David Beck
Terry Hicks
Alan Timmcke

Dermatology
Marilyn Ray

Emergency Medicine
Stephen Waldo

Endocrinology
Samuel Andrews
Lawrence Blonde
Alan Burshell
Patrick Mottram

Family Medicine
Leandro Area
Michael Dunn
Ted Hudspeth
Daniel Jens
Paul Marquis
E. Edward Martin
James Tebbe, Jr.

Gastroenterology
Steven Guarisco
Lionel Head
James Smith

Hand Surgery
Jefferson Kaye

Ophthalmology
Laurence Arend
H. Sprague Eustis
Richard Hesse

Orthopedic Surgery
Jefferson Kaye
Fredric Warren

Otolaryngology
R. Brent Butcher II
Devon Graham
J. Lindhe Guarisco
Timothy Molony

Pathology
Edwin Beckman

Pediatric Specialists
Robert Cunningham
Rafael Ducos
Victor Lucas, Jr.
Douglas Moodie
Russell Steele

Infectious Disease
Katherine Baumgarten
Joseph Dalovisio
Julia Garcia-Diaz
Sandra Kemmerly

Internal Medicine
Steven Deitelzweig
Oncology/Hematology
Archie Brown, Jr.
John Cole
Carl Kardinal

Nephrology
Fred Husserl

Neurological Surgery
Roger Douglas Smith

Neurology
Robert Felberg

Neurology, Child
John Willis
Diane Africk

Ob/Gyn
Richard Kline
George Morris III
Al Robichaux
Jerry St. Pierre

General Pediatrics
Daniel Bronfin
Patricia Granier
Amy Glick
Charles Kantrow III
Paul Joseph Marquis
Naglaa Shourbaji

Psychiatry
Milton Anderson
Dean Hickman
Alvin Rouchell

Pulmonary
Clifford Burns
W. Brooks Emory
Stephen Kantrow

Radiation Oncology
Roland Hawkins
Troy Scroggins, Jr.

Radiology
Ed Bluth
Dennis Kay
Donald McBurney
Robert Restrepo

Rheumatology
William Eugene Davis
Robert Quinet
Leonard Serebro

Surgery
Vincent Adolph
John Bolton

Surgical Oncology
John Bolton

Thoracic Surgery
Clifford Van Meter, Jr.

Urology
Stephen Bardot
Harold Fuselier, Jr.
Lester Prats

Ochsner Health System (www.ochsner.org) is a non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system dedicated to patient care, research and education. The system includes seven hospitals, a sub-acute facility, and 33 health centers located throughout Southeast Louisiana. Through our unique coordinated system, Ochsner provides healthcare with peace of mind because we put the needs of all patients first. Ochsner employs over 600 physicians in 80 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 700 ongoing clinical research trials annually. Ochsner was ranked #1Best Place to Work by New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine in 2005 and 2006 and received the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 12 consecutive years. Ochsner was ranked as Best Hospital by U.S. News and World Report in July 2007.

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