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UK HealthCare Best Doctors 2005 Fact Sheet

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Best Doctors in America ®  

Sixty-four physicians at UK HealthCare have been named to this year's list of Best Doctors in America. ® Best Doctors ® surveyed more than 31,000 physicians and asked them: "If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?" UK has more physicians on the list than any other hospital or medical center in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The following UK physicians were honored in this year's list of Best Doctors in America:

Brain & Nervous System

Joseph R. Berger, Neurology
Toufik A. Fakhoury, Neurology
Edward J. Kasarskis, Neurology
Kevin R. Nelson, Neurology
Roy A. Patchell, Neurosurgery
Luther C. Pettigrew, Jr., Neurology
Thomas Pittman, Neurosurgery
Charles D. Smith, Jr., Neurology
Phillip Tibbs, Neurosurgery
Tarvez Tucker, Neurology
Alfred Byron Young, Neurosurgery

Cancer Care

Kenneth B. Ain, Oncology/Hematology
Susanne M. Arnold, Oncology/Hematology
Alfred M. Cohen, Colon and Rectal Surgery
Philip A. DeSimone, Oncology/Hematology
Patrick C. McGrath, Surgical Oncology
John J. Rinehart, Oncology/Hematology
Edward H. Romond, Oncology/Hematology
David A. Sloan, Surgical Oncology

Children's Health & Pediatrics

Henrietta Salvilla Bada-Ellzey, Pediatric Neonatology
Robert J. Baumann, Pediatric Neurology
Robert A. Broughton, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Thomas Di Sessa, Pediatric Cardiology
Jamshed F. Kanga, Pediatric Pulmonology
Mark L. Parrott, Pediatrics (General)
Jay Allan Perman, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Heinrich Werner, Pediatric Critical Care
Peter Wong, Pediatrics (General)

Digestive Disorders

Nicholas J. Nickl, III, Gastroenterology

Ear, Nose and Throat

Raleigh O. Jones, Otolaryngology
Joseph Valentino, Otolaryngology

Eye Care

Jayakrishna Ambati, Ophthalmology
John D. Conklin, Jr., Ophthalmology
P. Andrew Pearson, Ophthalmology
Sheila Sanders, Ophthalmology
Julia C. Stevens, Ophthalmology
Woodford S. Van Meter, Ophthalmology

Heart Care

John C. Gurley, Cardiovascular Disease
David J. Moliterno, Cardiovascular Disease
Steven R. Steinhubl, Cardiovascular Disease

Infectious Disease

Alice C. Thornton, Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

T. Shawn Caudill, Internal Medicine (General)
Richard P. Lofgren, Internal Medicine (General)

Lungs & Breathing

Rolando Berger, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Dennis E. Doherty, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Barbara A. Phillips, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Maternity & Women's Health

Paul D. DePriest, Obstetrics and Gynecology
James E. Ferguson, II, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Wendy Fetterman Hansen, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
John R. van Nagell, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Medicine)

Scott D. Mair, Orthopedic Surgery (Sports Medicine)

Pain management

Raeford E. Brown, Jr., Anesthesiology
John H. Eichhorn, Anesthesiology
Brenda Fahy, Anesthesiology
William O. Witt, Anesthesiology


Michael L. Cibull, Pathology
Diane D. Davey, Pathology
William Markesbery, Pathology

Plastic Surgery

Henry C. Vasconez, Plastic Surgery

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Gerald V. Klim, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Robert W. Lightfoot, Jr., Rheumatology


Eric D. Endean, Surgery
Paul A. Kearney, Surgery


Randall G. Rowland, Urology

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