More than 60 UNC Lineberger physicians named Best Doctors in America® 2012-2013

The annual compilation of The Best Doctors in America® includes more than 60 physicians affiliated with the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The Best Doctors database recognizes the top 5 percent of the nation’s doctors in its database. The 61 UNC Lineberger physicians are among approximately 47,000 doctors from the United States chosen through a peer-reviewed survey and research conducted by Best Doctors.

The UNC Lineberger physicians, listed by their medical specialty (as the specialty is identified in the Best Doctors database), are:

Dermatology – Nancy Thomas

Endocrine and Metabolism – David Clemmon

Gastroenterology – Robert S. Sandler, R. Balfour Sartor, Nicholas J. Shaheen, Ian S. Grimm, Kim L. Isaacs

Geriatric Medicine – Jan Busby-Whitehead, M. Laura C. Hanson

Hepatology – Michael Warren Fried

Internal Medicine – Michael Pignone

Medical Oncology and Hematology – Stephen A. Bernard, Lisa A. Carey, Elizabeth Claire Dees, Nigel S. Key, Stephan Moll, Hyman B. Muss, Bert O'Neil, W. Kimryn Rathmell, Alice D. Ma, Matthew I. Milowsky, Hannah K. Sanoff, Thomas C. Shea

Neurological Surgery – Matthew G. Ewend

Nuclear Medicine – William H. McCartney

OB GYN – John F. Boggess, Wendy R. Brewster , Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, Wesley C. Fowler, Jr., Paola Alvarez Gehrig, Linda Van Le

Ophthalmology – Jonathan J. Dutton

Otolaryngology – Mark C. Weissler, Harold C. Pillsbury III, Brent A. Senior, William W. Shockle

Pathology – Margaret L. Gulley, William K. Funkhouser

Ped Hem Oncology – Julie Blatt, Stuart Gold

Psychiatry – Donald L. Rosenstein

Pulmonary Medicine – Maria Patricia Rivera

Radiation Oncology – Catherine M. Lee, Lawrence B. Marks,  Julian G. Rosenman, Joel E. Tepper, Mahesh Kumar A. Varia

Radiology – Mauricio Castillio, Julia Fielding, Joseph M. Stavas

Surgery – Anthony A. Meyer

Surgical Oncology – Benjamin F. Calvo, David W. Ollila

Thoracic Surgery – Thomas M. Egan, Richard H. Feins,

Urology – Culley C. Carson III, Raj Pruthi, Matthew Nielsen, Matthew Raynor, Eric Wallen

Best Doctors, Inc. is based in Boston and provides highly specialized medical services to approximately 10 million people in more than 30 nations. Best Doctors’ global database is updated continuously through a peer-review based evaluation of the medical profession in more than 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties of medicine.

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