Best Doctors in America® 2014 list includes 53 UNC Lineberger physicians

The annual compilation of The Best Doctors in America® includes 53 physicians affiliated with the University of North Carolina’s Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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The UNC Lineberger physicians, listed alphabetically, are:

William T. Adamson

Stephen A. Bernard

Julie Blatt

John F. Boggess

Wendy R. Brewster

Benjamin F. Calvo

Lisa A. Carey

Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson

David Clemmons

Myron Cohen

Elizabeth Claire Dees

Thomas M. Egan

James P. Evans

Matthew G. Ewend

Ronald J. Falk

William K. Funkhouser, Jr.

Paola Alvarez Gehrig

David A. Gerber

Stuart Gold

Margaret L. Gulley

Laura C. Hanson

Nigel S. Key

Alice D. Ma

Lawrence B. Marks

Anthony A. Meyer

Matthew I. Milowsky

David Morris

Hyman B. Muss

Matthew Nielsen

David W. Ollila

Michael Pignone

Harold C. Pillsbury III

Raj S. Pruthi

W. Kimryn Rathmell

M. Patricia Rivera

Donald L. Rosenstein

David Scott Rubenstein

Marschall S. Runge

Robert S. Sandler

Hanna K. Sanoff

R. Balfour Sartor

Nicholas J. Shaheen

Thomas C. Shea

P. Frederick Sparling

Thomas Stinchcombe

Joel E. Tepper

Nancy E. Thomas

Linda Van Le

Mahesh Kumar A. Varia

Eric Wallen

Timothy M. Weiner

Mark C. Weissler

James R. Yankaskas