61 Greenwich Hospital Physicians on “Best Doctors” List

Monday, June 3, 2019
Greenwich, CT (June 3, 2019) – A total of 61 Greenwich Hospital-affiliated physicians and close to 400 from across Yale New Haven Health – which includes Bridgeport, Yale New Haven, and Lawrence + Memorial hospitals in Connecticut, Westerly Hospital in Rhode Island, and Northeast Medical Group – have been selected by their state colleagues for Connecticut Magazine’s 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America list in the June 2019 issue.

“We are fortunate to have such a large group of talented and compassionate physicians as partners. Their commitment to service excellence and patient safety helps to keep Greenwich Hospital at the top of the charts in patient safety and satisfaction, ensuring each and every patient has the best experience possible,” said Norman G. Roth, president and CEO of Greenwich Hospital. “We greatly appreciate all that they do on behalf of our patients and the many communities we serve in Connecticut and New York.”

The list in Connecticut Magazine is compiled by Best Doctors, which undertakes a peer-to-peer survey every two years. Only currently listed Best Doctors can submit nominations for doctors who, in their judgment, are the best in their field.

The “Best Doctors” issue features close to 800 physicians representing scores of specialties. Physicians affiliated with Yale New Haven Health represent half of the total list. The full list can be found in the June 2019 issue of Connecticut Magazine at https://www.connecticutmag.com.

For more information on the Greenwich Hospital doctors named in this year’s “Best Doctors” issue, visit www.greenwichhospital.org

Greenwich Hospital physicians among Connecticut “Best Doctors” are:

Paul J. Apostolides, MD, Neurosurgery
Theodore A. Blaine, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Annette Bond, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
D. Barry Boyd, MD, Medical Oncology/Hematology
Richard J. Brauer, MD, Otolaryngology
Henry S. Cabin, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Mark H. Camel, MD, Neurosurgery
Michael Caty, MD, Pediatric Surgery
Toby C. Chai, MD, Urology
Michael R. Clain, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Michael W. Cleman, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Robert Cowles, MD, Pediatric Surgery
James G. Cunningham, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Richard L. Danehower, MD, Rheumatology
Roy Decker, MD, Radiation Oncology
Luciano V. Del Priore, MD, Ophthalmology
Kapil R. Desai, MD, Radiology
Udeme D. Ekong, MD, Pediatric/General Hepatology
Frank Ennis, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Christopher P. Fey, MD, Radiology
Amory Fiore, MD, Neurosurgery
Eric Grubman, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Brian Hines, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
William H. Hines, MD, Nephrology
Christopher J.A. Howes, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Neda Khaghan, MD, Gastroenterology
Steven A. Laifer, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Mark Leondires, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Gavin X. McLeod, MD, Infectious Disease
Saral Mehra, MD, Surgery
Francis Neeson, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Daniel Petrylak, MD, Medical Oncology/Hematology
Jayne Pincus, MD, Internal Medicine
Jeff S. Puglisi, MD, Internal Medicine
Michael S. Remetz, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
James R. Sabetta, MD, Infectious Disease
Erez Salik, MD, Radiology
Lauren Sansing, MD, Neurology
Karen A. Santucci, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Neal Schamberg, MD, Gastroenterology
Michael Schilsky, MD, Gastroenterology
Joseph L. Schindler, MD, Neurology
Marcie B. Schneider, MD, Pediatric Specialist/Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine
John F. Setaro, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
Paul Sethi, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Judith F. Shea, MD, Internal Medicine
Beverley Jeanne Sheares, MD, Pediatric Pulmonary
Kevin N. Sheth, MD, Critical Care Medicine
Marc Silver, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
Scott L. Simon, MD, Neurosurgery
Jonathan M. Siner, MD, Critical Care Medicine
Scott James Sullivan, MD, Radiology
Stylianos N. Theofanidis, MD, Pediatric Specialist/Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Melvin H. Thornton, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Craig D. Tifford, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery
David Tom, MD, Ophthalmology
Katherine B. Vadasdi, MD – Orthopaedic Surgery
Marco Verga, MD – Radiology
Mark A. Vitale, MD – Hand Surgery
Barbara A. Ward, MD, Surgery
Felice R. Zwas, MD, Gastroenterology

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.

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