"UC Irvine Health Physicians Earn “Best Doctors” Distinction By Peers "

January 15, 2010
 Best Doctors

More than 85 UC Irvine Healthcare physicians have earned the distinction of being named Best Doctors in America® in the latest peer-reviewed list compiled by Best Doctors, Inc.

In a comprehensive survey, the independent organization asked more than 50,000 physicians across the nation to identify the most skilled among their peers in more than 400 medical subspecialties, beginning with the question, who would they choose to treat a loved one’s complex medical condition.

The anonymous and confidential poll information was put through rigorous qualitative and quantitative analysis by Best Doctors. Physicians listed represents the top 5 percent of doctors nationwide.

Some of the following UC Irvine physicians chosen as Best Doctors® for 2009-2010 have been recognized in more than one category:

Cardiovascular Disease
Morton J. Kern, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Steven Mills, MD
Michael J. Stamos, MD

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

Dermatology
Ronald J. Barr, MD
Anand Ganesan, MD, PhD
Kenneth G. Linden, MD
Margaret Wing-Yan Mann, MD
Janellen Smith, MD
Christopher B. Zachary, 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

Infectious Disease
Donald N. Forthal, MD

Medical Genetics
Maureen Bocian, MD

Medical Oncology and Hematology
Michael Brian Lilly, MD
Frank L. Meyskens, Jr., MD
Sai-Hong Ignatius Ou, MD, PhD
Lewis M. Slater, MD

Nephrology
Madeleine Pahl, MD

Neurology
Luis A. Chui, MD
Mark J. Fisher, MD
Claudia Kawas, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael L. Berman, MD
Philip J. DiSaia, MD
Carol Major, MD
Bradley Monk, MD
Karen Noblett, MD
Manuel Porto, MD
Julianne S. Toohey, MD
Deborah A. Wing, MD

Occupational Medicine
Dean Baker, MD

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

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

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

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

Pediatric Specialist
Tallie Z. Baram, MD
Dan Michael Cooper, MD
Joseph H. Donnelly, MD
Zeev Kain, MD
Antoine E. Khoury, MD
Marc Lerner, MD
Ira T. Lott, MD
Leonard Sender, MD
Jack H. Sills, MD
Jennifer L. Simpson, MD
Feizal Waffarn, MD

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

Psychiatry
Gerald A Maguire, MD
Lawrence D. Sporty, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
Matthew Brenner, MD

Radiology
Stephen A. Feig, MD
Scott Goodwin, MD
Anton Hasso, MD

Rheumatology
Pamela 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

Vascular Surgery
Roy M. Fujitani, MD
John S. Lane III, MD
Russell Alan Williams, MD
Samuel E. Wilson, MD

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