Albert B. Chandler Hospital

More than 130 UK physicians named as Best Doctors in America

More than 130 UK HealthCare physicians working at UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America List for 2017-18 – more than any other hospital in Kentucky.

Only 4 percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment.

Here are the UK HealthCare doctors who made the 2017-18 Best Doctors in America listing:

  • Sadiq Ahmed, Nephrology - General Nephrology.
  • Kenneth B. Ain, Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism, Thyroid.
  • Michael I. Anstead, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Pulmonology; Pulmonary Medicine - Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Rony K. Aouad, Otolaryngology - Oncological Surgery.
  • Sanford M. Archer, Otolaryngology - General Otolaryngology.
  • Susanne M. Arnold, Medical Oncology and Hematology - Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer.
  • Henrietta Salvilla Bada, Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Hubert O. Ballard, Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Robert J. Baumann, Pediatric Specialist - Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurology, General.
  • Rolando Berger, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine - General Pulmonary Medicine.
  • Andrew C. Bernard, Critical Care Medicine - Trauma.
  • Philip A. Bernard, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care.
  • David C. Booth, Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology.
  • Edwin A. Bowe, Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology; Pediatric Specialist – Pediatric Anesthesiology.
  • Robert A. Broughton, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Infectious Disease.
  • Raeford E. Brown Jr., Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Anesthesiology.
  • T. Shawn Caudill, Internal Medicine - General.
  • Rebecca Collins, Pediatrics - General.
  • Kristopher Cumbermack, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Cardiology.
  • Scottie B. Day, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care.
  • Christopher P. DeSimone, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology.
  • Philip A. DeSimone, Medical Oncology and Hematology - Gastroenterologic Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer, General Medical Oncology and Hematology.
  • Sanjay Dhar, Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine.
  • John Draus, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Surgery.
  • Eric D. Endean, Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
  • Deborah R. Erickson, Urology - Female Urology, General Urology.
  • B. Mark Evers, Surgery - Gastroenterologic Surgery.
  • Victor M. Ferraris, Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic Surgery.
  • Deborah Flomenhoft, Gastroenterology - Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
  • John L. Fowlkes, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Endocrinology.
  • George J. Fuchs III, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • Thomas J. Gal, Otolaryngology - Oncological Surgery.
  • Peter J. Giannone Jr., Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Troy E. Gibbons, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • Jacqueline S. Gibson, Internal Medicine - General.
  • Frank G. Gilliam, Neurology - Epilepsy.
  • Larry B. Goldstein, Neurology - Stroke.
  • Ricki F. Goldstein, Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
  • Donna G. Grigsby, Pediatrics - General.
  • John C. Gurley, Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology.
  • Wendy Hansen, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine.
  • Andrew Hoellein, Internal Medicine - General.
  • Robert Hosey, Family Medicine - Sports Medicine.
  • Mary Lloyd Ireland, Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.
  • Henry Iwinski, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Connie W. Jennings, Internal Medicine - General.
  • Gregory A. Jicha, Neurology - Behavioral Neurology, Geriatric Neurology.
  • Darren Lee Johnson, Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.
  • Raleigh O. Jones, Otolaryngology - Neurotology, Otology.
  • Jamshed F. Kanga, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Pulmonology.
  • Siddharth Kapoor, Neurology - Epilepsy, Headache.
  • Dennis Karounos, Endocrinology and Metabolism - Diabetes.
  • Edward J. Kasarskis, Neurology - Degenerative Diseases, General Adult Neurology, Infectious and Demyelinating Diseases.
  • Philip A. Kern, Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Stefan G. Kiessling, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Nephrology.
  • Mahesh R. Kudrimoti, Radiation Oncology - General Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer.
  • Philip B. Latham, Pediatrics - General.
  • Nicole E. Leedy, Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease.
  • Steve W. Leung, Cardiovascular Disease - Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology.
  • Robert W. Lightfoot Jr., Rheumatology - General Rheumatology, Vasculitis.
  • Scott D. Mair, Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine.
  • Erich C. Maul, Pediatrics - Hospital Medicine.
  • Hartmut H. Malluche, Nephrology - General Nephrology, Toxicology.
  • Ronald McGarry, Radiation Oncology - Lung Cancer, Lymphomas, Radiosurgery.
  • Patrick C. McGrath, Surgical Oncology - Breast Cancer, General Surgical Oncology.
  • Adrian W. Messerli, Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology.
  • Rachel W. Miller, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology.
  • David J. Minion, Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
  • Amr El-Husseini Mohamed, Nephrology - General Nephrology.
  • David J. Moliterno, Cardiovascular Disease - General Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology.
  • Scott Morehead, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine.
  • Peter E. Morris, Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine.
  • Timothy W. Mullett, Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Oncological Surgery.
  • Richard R. Murphy, Neurology - Cerebrovascular Disease.
  • Thein Myint, Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease.
  • M. Elizabeth Oates, Radiology - Nuclear Radiology.
  • John M. O'Brien Jr., Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine.
  • Hatim A. Omar, Pediatric Specialist - Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine.
  • Kevin A. Pearce, Geriatric Medicine - General Geriatric Medicine.
  • Andrew Pearson, Ophthalmology - Medical Retinal Diseases, Vitreoretinal Surgery.
  • Luther C. Pettigrew Jr., Neurology - Stroke.
  • Thomas Pittman, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Neurological Surgery.
  • James Quintessenza, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.
  • Marcus E. Randall, Radiation Oncology - Brachytherapy, General Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiosurgery.
  • Annette Rebel, Critical Care Medicine - Anesthesiology.
  • Aru Reddy, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Anesthesiology.
  • Julie Ribes, Pathology - Pathology-Medical Microbiology, General Pathology.
  • Scott A. Riley, Hand Surgery - Reconstructive Surgery.
  • John J. Rinehart (retired), Medical Oncology and Hematology - General Medical Oncology and Hematology, Lung Cancer.
  • William C. Robertson Jr., Pediatric Specialist - Neurology, General.
  • David W. Rudy, Clinical Pharmacology - General Clinical Pharmacology; Internal Medicine - General.
  • Sibu P. Saha, Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic Surgery; Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular.
  • Sheila P. Sanders, Ophthalmology - Glaucoma.
  • Takako S. Schaninger, Infectious Disease - HIV/AIDS.
  • Douglas J. Schneider, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Cardiology.
  • Michael Sekela, Thoracic Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult Thoracic Surgery.
  • Jeffrey Bryan Selby, Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery, Trauma.
  • John Slevin, Neurology - Movement Disorders.
  • Charles D. Smith Jr., Neurology - Degenerative Diseases.
  • Mikel D. Smith, Cardiovascular Disease - Echocardiography.
  • Milton Kyle Smoot, Family Medicine - Sports Medicine.
  • Susan Smyth, Cardiovascular Disease - General Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Vincent L. Sorrell, Cardiovascular Disease - Congenital Heart Disease, Diagnostic Radiology, Echocardiography, General Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology.
  • Carol Steltenkamp, Pediatrics - General.
  • Julia C. Stevens, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Ophthalmology.
  • Scott D. Stevens, Radiology - Vascular Radiology.
  • Stephen Strup, Urology - Endourology, Urologic Oncology.
  • Vishwas R. Talwalkar, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Lisa R. Tannock, Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Alice C. Thornton, Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease.
  • Kathryn M. Thrailkill, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Endocrinology.
  • Phillip A. Tibbs, Neurological Surgery - Spinal Surgery.
  • Dale E. Toney, Internal Medicine - General.
  • Fred Rand Ueland, Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology.
  • Joseph Valentino, Otolaryngology - General Otolaryngology, Oncological Surgery.
  • Craig van Horne, Neurological Surgery - General Neurological Surgery.
  • Woodford S. Van Meter, Ophthalmology - Anterior Segment, Cataract Surgery, Optics and Refraction, Corneal Diseases and Transplantation.
  • Henry C. Vasconez, Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Plastic Surgery; Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Aesthetic Surgery.
  • Gretchen Lois Wells, Cardiovascular Disease - Congenital Heart Disease, General Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Carmel Wallace, Pediatrics - General.
  • Thomas Whayne Jr., Cardiovascular Disease - General Cardiovascular Disease.
  • Kimberly S. Winchester, Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology.
  • Michael H. Young, Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease.
  • Thomas L. Young, Pediatrics - General.
  • Khaled M. Ziada, Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology.
  • Joseph Zwischenberger, Critical Care Medicine - Surgical Critical Care; Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Oncological Surgery.

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