NYU Langone Medical Center Physicians Among City’s Finest On New York Magazine 2012 “Best Doctors” List

June 5, 2012 - 11:55am

New York magazine named 116 physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center among New York’s finest practitioners on its 2012 “Best Doctors” list, released earlier this week.

“We are proud to be recognized on New York magazine’s 2012 ‘Best Doctors’ listing, and we commend our passionate physicians for their unwavering commitment to delivering the highest level of patient care,” said Robert I. Grossman, MD, dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center. “Our dedicated faculty place patients at the center of everything they do and their efforts and outcomes are being recognized as among the best in the nation.”
Ten NYU Langone clinical department chairs are included on this year's “Best Doctors” listing:
  • Steven R. Flanagan, MD, the Howard A. Rusk Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, and chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Silvia C. Formenti, MD, the Sandra and Edward H. Meyer Professor of Radiation Oncology, chair, Department of Radiation Oncology and professor, Department of Medicine
  • Aubrey C. Galloway, MD, the Seymour Cohn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • John G. Golfinos, MD, associate professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, and associate professor, Department of Otolaryngology
  • Herbert Lepor, MD, professor and the Martin Spatz Chair of the Department of Urology and professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
  • Joseph McCarthy, MD, the Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, and chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD, the Samuel Weinberg Professor of Pediatric Dermatology, chair, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, and director of the NYU Center of Excellence on Cancers of the Skin
  • H. Leon Pachter, MD, the George David Stewart Professor of Surgery, and chair, Department of Surgery
  • J. Thomas Roland, MD, the Mendik Foundation Professor of Otolaryngology, chair, Department of Otolaryngology, and professor, Department of Neurosurgery
  • Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, the Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, and chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 
As part of this year’s “Best Doctors” issue, nine NYU School of Medicine graduates are also profiled in the article “The Graduates”:
  • Kimberly Atiyeh, MD, 25, Otolaryngology
  • Stephanie Culver, MD, 25, Otolaryngology
  • Gregory Katz, MD, 28, Internal Medicine 
  • Syril Keena Que, MD, 26, Dermatology 
  • Alon Mass, MD, 26, Urology 
  • Alexandra Milin, MD, 26, Internal Medicine 
  • Allison West, 26, MD, Internal Medicine 
  • Hayley Wolfgruber, MD, 26, Pediatrics 
  • David Zagha, MD, 26, Internal Medicine 
Additionally, Dr. Flanagan and Mark Pochapin, MD, director of the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at NYU Langone, are featured in the article “Ask a Best Doctor,” in which select physicians from the 2012 “Best Doctors” listing respond to readers’ health queries.
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