UC Irvine Health Physicians Recognized as “Physicians of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Association

January 30, 2010
 Best Doctors

Seventy-two UC Irvine Healthcare physicians have been recognized by the Orange County Medical Association as “Physicians of Excellence.”

Every year, Orange County Medical Association conducts a comprehensive survey of local physicians and rates them on leadership, teaching, mentoring, research and humanitarian service. Physicians honored were listed in the January 2010 issue of Orange Coast Magazine.

The following UC Irvine physicians have earned Orange County Medical Association’s “Physicians of Excellence” distinction:

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Michael J. Stamos, MD

Dermatology
Kristen M. Kelly, MD

Diagnostic Radiology
Joan E. Campbell, MD
Fong Y. Tsai, MS, MD

Emergency Medicine
Tareg Bey, MD
Michael J. Burns, MD
Kristi L. Koenig, MD
Mark I. Langdorf, MD
Shahram Lotfipour, MD
Jennifer A. Oman, MD
Scott E. Rudkin, MD
Carl H. Schultz, MD

Facial Plastic Surgery/ Otolaryngology
Norman N. Ge, MD

Family Practice
Dan-Phuong Ester Ho, MD
Kathryn M. Larsen, MD
Wadie I. Najm, MD
Michael Prislin, BA, MD
Charles P. Vega, MD

Gastroenterology
Kenneth J. Chang, MD
John G. Lee, MD

General Surgery
Marianne E. Cinat, MD
Matthew O. Dolich, MD
David B. Hoyt, MD
David K. Imagawa, MD, PhD
Michael E. Lekawa, MD
Ninh T. Nguyen, MD

Geriatric Medicine
Michael D. Wang, MD

Geriatric Medicine/ Family Practice
Lisa M. Gibbs, MD
Laura A. Mosqueda, MD

Gynecologic Oncology
Michael L. Berman, BS, MD
Philip J. Di Saia, MD
Bradley J. Monk, MD
Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD

Hematology and Medical Oncology
Rita S. Mehta, MD

Internal Medicine
Alpesh N. Amin, MD
Quyen Ngo-Metzger, MD

Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology
Thong (Tom) H. Nguyen, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Judith H. Chung, MD
Carol A. Major, MD
Deobrah A. Wing, MD

Medical Genetics
John Jay Gargus, MD, PhD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Houchang D. Mondanlou, MD

Nephrology
Madeleine V. Pahl, MD

Neurological Surgery
Mark E. Linskey, MD

Neurology
Steven C. Cramer, MD
Michael Demetriou, MD, PhD
Mark J. Fisher, MD
Neal Hermanowicz, MD
Tahseen Mozaffar, MBBS
Gaby T. Thai, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Felicia L. Lane, MD
Karen L. Noblett, MD
Manuel Porto, MD
Julianne S. Toohey, MD

Ophthalmology
Swaraj Bose, MBBS
Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Linda S. Lippa, MD
Donald Minckler, MA, MD

Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery
William B. Armstrong, MD
Brian J.F. Wong, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Anjan S. Batra, MD

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Leonard S. Sender, MD

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Behnoosh Afghani, MD

Pediatric Neurology
Ira T. Lott, MD

Pediatrics
Marc A. Lerner, MD

Preventive Medicine/ Occupational Medicine
Dean B. Baker, MD, MPH

Radiology
Stephen A. Feig, MD
June M. Herman , MD

Urology
Ralph V. Clayman, MD
Elspeth M. McDougall, MD

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