UC Irvine Health Physicians Recognized as “Best Doctors” By Other Physicians

January 15, 2008
 Best Doctors

More than 75 UC Irvine Healthcare physicians were listed as Best Doctors in America® by Best Doctors, Inc., an organization that bases its selection on survey results from other physicians.

The Best Doctors database lists physicians selected through a comprehensive peer-review evaluation that asks “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom you would refer them?” Physicians listed in the database represent the top 5 percent of specialists in the country.

Below is a list of UC Irvine Healthcare physicians on the Best Doctors list for 2007-2008. Some physicians have been recognized in more than one category:

Cardiovascular Disease
Morton J. Kern, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Michael J. Stamos, MD

Critical Care Medicine
Matthew Brenner, MD
Marianne E. Cinat, MD
Roy M. Fujitani, MD

Dermatology
Ronald J. Barr, MD
Kenneth G. Linden, MD
Janellen Smith, MD
Christopher B. Zachary, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Andrew Reikes, MD
Ping H. Wang, MD

Family Medicine
David K. Morohashi, MD
Laura Mosqueda, MD
Wadie Najm, MD

Gastroenterology
C. Gregory Albers, MD
Kenneth J. Chang, MD
John G. Lee, MD
Hooshang Meshkinpour, MD

Geriatric Medicine
Laura Mosqueda, MD

Hand Surgery
Neil F. Jones, MD

Medical Genetics
Maureen Bocian, MD

Medical Oncology and Hematology
Randall F. Holcombe, MD
Michael Brian Lilly, MD
Frank L. Meyskens, Jr., MD
Lewis M. Slater, MD

Nephrology
Madeleine Pahl, MD

Neurology
Mark J. Fisher, MD
Claudia Kawas, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael L. Berman, MD
Wendy R. Brewster, MD
Carol Major, MD
Bradley Monk, MD
Karen Noblett, MD
Manuel Porto, MD
Deborah A. Wing, MD

Occupational Medicine
Dean Baker, MD

Ophthalmology
George Baerveldt, MD
Swaraj Bose, MD
Ronald N. Gaster, MD
Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD
Richard A. Hill, MD
Ron Kurtz, MD
Donald S. Minckler, MD
Roger F. Steinert, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Stuart A. Green, MD
Steven D.K. Ross, MD

Otolaryngology
William Armstrong, MD
Roger L. Crumley, MD
Jason H. Kim, MD
Brian J.F. Wong, MD

Pathology
Luis M. de la Maza, MD
Fritz Lin, MD

Pediatrics
Zeev Kain, MD

Pediatric Specialist
Tallie Z. Baram, MD
Dan Michael Cooper, MD
Sherif G. S. Emil, MD
Paulina A. Filipek, MD
Zeev Kain, MD
Ira T. Lott, MD
Leonard Sender, MD
Jack H. Sills, MD
Feizal Waffarn, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cynthia T. Murphy, MD

Plastic Surgery
Gregory R. Evans, MD
Mark R. Kobayashi, MD

Psychiatry
Lawrence D. Sporty, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
Matthew Brenner, MD

Radiology
Stephen A. Feig, MD
Anton Hasso, MD

Rheumatology
Brian S. Andrews, MD
Pamela E. Prete, MD

Surgery
Marianne E. Cinat, MD
Roy M. Fujitani, MD
David Hoyt, MD
David Imagawa, MD
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD
Russell Alan Williams, MD

Surgical Oncology
John Butler, MD 

Thoracic Surgery
Jeffrey C. Milliken, MD

Urology
Thomas E. Ahlering, MD
Ralph V. Clayman, MD
Elspeth McDougall, MD
David K. Ornstein, MD

Vascular Surgery
Roy M. Fujitani, MD
Stephen M. Kubaska III, MD
Russell Alan Williams, MD
Samuel E. Wilson, MD

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