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Doylestown Hospital Physicians Make List of Top Doctors in Philadelphia Region

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DOYLESTOWN – Fifty members of the Doylestown Hospital Medical Staff are among the best physicians in the region as chosen by their peers in the Top Doctors 2018 issue of Philadelphia magazine. The issue is now on newsstands.


Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • James B. McClurken, MD (Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery)


  • John D. Harding, MD
  • Robert Sangrigoli, MD
  • Stephen Sloan, MD

Interventional Cardiology

  • David Boland, MD
  • Steven A. Guidera, MD
  • Joseph McGarvey, Jr., MD
  • J. Doyle Walton, MD

Medical Cardiology

  • J. Todd Alderfer, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Francis Grzywacz, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • James Kmetzo, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Kevin Lax, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Richard Mascolo, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Michael Mooradd, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Andrew Mustin, MD (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • Renee Sangrigoli (Cardiovascular Disease)

Vascular Surgery

  • Atul Rao, MD


  • Joseph M. Bruno, MD
  • Alan Chang, MD
  • Louis Morsbach, MD


  • Steven Flashner, MD
  • Jeffrey N. Gordon, MD
  • Albert Ruenes, Jr., MD

Primary Care

  • Elliot Schnur, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Joseph Bagnick, MD (Family Medicine) 
  • Christine Dacier, MD (Family Medicine)
  • David DiPietro, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Martin Getzow, MD (Family Medicine) 
  • Brad Paddock, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Carolyn Ryan, DO (Family Medicine)
  • Joseph M. Shaeffer, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Roselyn Wills, MD (Family Medicine)
  • Bohdan Martynec, MD (Geriatric Medicine)
  • Alan Abramowitz, DO (Internal Medicine)
  • Susan Broderman, MD (Internal Medicine)
  • Elisa B. Mandel, MD (Internal Medicine)
  • Ashish Sitapara, MD  (Internal Medicine) 
  • Paul Zakrzewski, DO (Internal Medicine)

Allergy & Immunology

  • Sandhya Desai, MD
  • Eva Jakabovics, MD
  • Nora Lin, MD
  • Shashank Sheth, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery

  • David Schaffzin, MD


  • Anthony Santoro, MD
  • Elizabeth Spiers, MD
  • Mary Toporcer, MD
  • Adam B. Woldow, MD


  • Laura Fitzpatrick, MD (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)


  • Laurie Gerstein, MD
  • Caroline Heise, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

  • Mark Shahin, MD

Hand Surgery

  • Gregory Gallant, MD

Maternal/Fetal Medicine

  • Frank Craparo, MD
  • Richard Latta, MD
  • Stephen Smith, MD


  • Mitchell Alden, DO (Medical Oncology)
  • Lorraine Dougherty, MD (Medical Oncology)
  • Anthony J. Magdalinski, DO
  • Howard Zipin, MD


  • Gita Jani, MD (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)


  • Melchiore Vernace, MD


  • Scott Dinesen, DO


  • Francis Clark, MD
  • David Galiani, MD
  • Scott M. Goldstein, MD


  • Benjamin Chu, MD
  • Guy A Lee, MD


  • Karen David, MD
  • Lee Jaffee, DO
  • Susan J. Kressly, MD


  • Pinak Acharya (Pulmonary Disease)
  • Les Szekely, MD (Pulmonary Disease)

Radiation Oncology

  • William R. Rate, MD, PhD

Reproductive Endocrinology

  • Larry Barmat, MD
  • Annette Lee, MD
  • Stephen Somkuti, MD


  • C. Michael Franklin, MD

Each year, Philadelphia magazine publishes its list of "Top Docs" from throughout the region. Physicians are nominated by their peers and the list is compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a healthcare research and information company. Each year, multiple Doylestown Hospital physicians make the Top Docs list representing some of the area's best physicians.

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Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 271 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.

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