386 physicians from UNC Health Care named to prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors In America® list

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

October 29, 2015

Three hundred eighty six (386) physicians affiliated with the UNC Health Care System appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2015-2016, officials from UNC Health Care announced today.  Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.

The UNC Health Care physicians are listed in alphabetical order in Column 1 and Column 2 at the bottom of this page.

Best Doctors has earned a sterling, worldwide reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession.  

In bringing together the best medical minds in the world, Best Doctors works with expert physicians from its Best Doctors in America® List to help its 30 million members worldwide get the right diagnosis and right treatment.

The highly regarded Best Doctors in America® List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc. and audited and certified by Gallup®, results from exhaustive polling of over 40,000 physicians in the United States. Doctors in over 40 specialties and 400 subspecialties of medicine appear on this year’s List.  In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?”  Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results, and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.  

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. UNC Health Care's group of experts listed in the database includes multiple world-class specialists in cancer, heart, transplant, and several other specialties.


About Best Doctors, Inc.:
Best Doctors works with the best five percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup has certified Best Doctors as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes in polling physicians to discover the doctors they would choose for their own care. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, the global health solutions company, which has grown to over 30 million members worldwide, uses state-of-the-art technology capabilities to deliver improved health outcomes while reducing costs. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with Fortune 1000 employers, insurers and other groups in every major region of the world.

For further information, visit Best Doctors at www.bestdoctors.com.


UNC Health Care Best Doctors (Column 1)

William T. Adamson
Marco A. Aleman
Joshua J. Alexander
James C. Anderson
Mark Arredondo
Benjamin Atkeson
Arthur Aylsworth
Ann G. Bailey
Jose A. Bardelas, Jr.
L. Jarrett Barnhill
Kathleen Barnhouse
Todd Huntley Baron
Ethan Basch
Robert A. Bashford
Alan Beeber
Thomas H. Belhorn
David J. Berkoff
Molly Berkoff
Stephen A. Bernard
Gregory D. Bianchi
Julie Blatt
John F. Boggess
Kim Boggess
Jeremiah C. Boles
Kristy M. Borawski
Carl Bose
Brian Bowman
Michael H. Bowman
Stephen E. Boyce
Eugene M. Bozymski
Terry Brenneman
Wendy R. Brewster
Edwin A. Brown
Scott H. Buck
Donald Budenz
Thomas Buchheit
Timothy P. Bukowski
Craig N. Burkhart
A. Wesley Burks, Jr.
Jan Busby-Whitehead
John B. Buse
Julie Story Byerley
Debra L. Bynum
Donald K. Bynum, Jr
Ali S. Calikoglu
Benjamin F. Calvo
Edmund R. Campion
Lisa A. Carey
Timothy Carey
Culley C. Carson III
Shannon S. Carson
Michael Casey
Mauricio Castillo
Anthony G. Charles
H. Barrett Cheek
Paul R. Chelminski
Nancy C. Chescheir
David A. Chesnutt
Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson
L. Gail Clary
David Clemmons
Raymond D. Coakley
Myron Cohen
Cristin M. Colford
Romulo Colindres
Stephen A. Colucciello
John D. Corey
Grace Couchman
Paul Coughlin
R. Matthew Coward
Sue Ellen Cox
Jeffrey M. Crane
Steven D. Crane
R. Alex Creighton
Timothy P. Daaleman
Laurence E. Dahners
Jama Darling
Darilyn Hedder Dealy
Lee A. (Toni) Darville
G. Stephen DeCherney
Elizabeth Claire Dees
Evan S. Dellon
Steven H. Dennis
Clark R. Denniston
Randal K. Detwiler
Sanjay Dhar
Luis A. Diaz
Scott H. Donaldson
James F. Donohue
MaryAnne Dooley
Margaret J. Dorfman
Spencer D. Dorn
Jean Dostou
Amelia F. Drake
Douglas A. Drossman
Andrea Dunk
Cherie Dunphy
Charles S. Ebert
Warner Wells Edmundson
Randy C. Efird
Scott W. Elton
Brian Kent England
Joseph J. Eron, Jr.
V. Denise Everett
Matthew G. Ewend
Ronald J. Falk
Narges Farahi
Mark Farber
Timothy Farrell
William G. Ferrell
Maria E. Ferris
Julia Fielding
Lynn A. Fordham
Sharon M. Foster
W. Craig Fowler
Wesley C. Fowler, Jr.
Mark S. Fradin
Earl Ruffin Franklin
S. Mitchell Freedman
Michael W. Fried
Marc A. Fritz
William K. Funkhouser, Jr.
Rhonda Gabr
Gary J. Gala
Lisa M. Gangarosa
James Cameron Garbutt
Bradley Gaynes
Anil Gehi
Paola Alvarez Gehrig
David A. Gerber
Robert Gianforcaro
Keisha Gibson
Susan Glenn
James E. Godwin
Stuart Gold
William H. Goodnight III
Robert S. Greenwood
M. Andrew Greganti
Ian S. Grimm
G. Patrick Guiteras
Margaret L. Gulley
Andrew Hannapel
Laura C. Hanson
Elizabeth H. Harris
Paul H. Hayashi
D. Allen Hayes
Margaret Helton
David C. Henke
Marianna M. Henry
Hans Herfarth
Laura E. Heyneman
James J. Hill III
Albert R. Hinn
Gerald A. Hladik
Leroy George (Pete) Hoffman
Timothy M. Hoffman
Odette M. Houghton
James F. Howard, Jr.
Diane M. Howell
David Huang
Keith L. Hull
Jack R. Inge
Christopher Ingram
Kim L. Isaacs
Thomas S. Ivester
Lida Jeck
J. Charles Jennette
James J. Jenson
Sally R. Johnson
Beth L. Jonas
J. Dedrick Jordan
Joanne Jordan
Benny L. Joyner, Jr.
Raymond S. Kandt
Daniel I. Kaufer
John S. Kelley
Kevin Kelly
Nigel S. Key
Susan Killenberg
Hong Jin (HJ) Kim
William Y. Kim
Deepa Kirk
M. Sue Kirkman
John S. Kizer
Carol Klein
J. Larry Klein
Eric Klett
Julia S. Knerr
Michael Ray Knowles
David A. Konanc
Mark J. Koruda
Tomasz Kozlowski
Alan D. Kritz
Steven Paul Kubicki

UNC Health Care Best Doctors (Column 2)

Kimberly Kylstra
Maria C. La Via
Roger Lamanna
Matthew M. Laughon
Joseph K. T. Lee
Michael Y. Lee
Margaret W. Leigh
Steven N. Lichtman
Moe R. Lim
B. Anthony Lindsey
Lauren H. Lingley
Jacob A. Lohr
Millie Long
Ceila E. Loughlin
M. Concetta Lupa
Alice D. Ma
Ryan Madanick
Erin Malloy
J. Douglas Mann
James P. Manor
Lawrence B. Marks
Allen F. Marshall
William A. Marston
David C. Mayer
Martin J. McCaffrey
William H. McCartney
W. Mark McCollough
David John McClain
John T. McElveen, Jr.
Matthew McGirt
William Raymond McKenna
Peggy P. McNaull
Kenya McNeal-Trice
Samantha E. Meltzer-Brody
M. Kathryn Menard
Kathy A. Merritt
Anthony A. Meyer
William R. Meyer
Michael R. Mill
Brigitte E. Miller
Thomas M. Miller
William Mills, Jr.
Stephen A. Mills
Matthew I. Milowsky
Stephan Moll
Alfonso John Mooney III
Julie Monaco
Susan Moore
Dean Morrell
Christopher Morton
John Paul Mounsey
Joseph Muenzer
Marianne Muhlebach
Bryant A. Murphy
Hyman B. Muss
Patrick H. Nachman
Albert Jackson Naftel
Warren P. Newton
Volker Nickeleit
Matthew Nielsen
Terry Lee Noah
Peadar Noone
Christopher W. Olcott
David W. Ollila
Roy Charles Orlando
Robert F. Ostrum
John Park
Anthony N. Passannante
Rig S. Patel
Samip N. Patel
David B. Peden
Anne F. Peery
Diana O. Perkins
Eliana M. Perrin
Michael Pignone
Harold C. Pillsbury III
Joseph Piven
Elisabeth S. Potts Dellon
Karen K. Poulos
Cynthia Powell
Hugh M. Powell, Jr.
William J. Powers
Wayne A. Price
Raj S. Pruthi
Frank W. Putnam, Jr.
James E. Radford
Karen H. Raines
W. Kimryn Rathmell
Brian Z. Rayala
Mathew Raynor
George Retsch-Bogart
Alfredo C. Rivadeneira
Maria Patricia Rivera
Donald L. Rosenstein
Sherry S. Ross
David Scott Rubenstein
Janet E. Rubin
David R. Rubinow
Jeffrey C. Ryan
Tim S. Sadiq
Robert S. Sandler
Teresa Palmer Salter
Hanna K. Sanoff
R. Balfour Sartor
Charles W. Scarantino
Tina M. Schade Willis
Ronald Schwarz
Hope Seidel
Brent A. Senior
Robert E. Seymour III
Stephen F. Shaban
Amy W. Shaheen
Nicholas J. Shaheen
Julie L. Sharpless
Thomas C. Shea
William W. Shockley
J. Daniel Shoffner
Linmarie Sikich
Mark W. Simpson
Philip D. Sloane
Angela B. Smith
Leslie R. Smith
Sidney C. Smith, Jr.
John T. Soper
Donald C. Spencer
William Spillane
David M. Stamilio
Joseph M. Stavas
Virgil S. Steele
Leonard Stein
Beat D. Steiner
Michael J. Steiner
Alan D. Stiles
Thomas Stinchcombe
Robert A. Strauss
Alison M. Stuebe
Maya S. Styner
Maureen A. Su
Richard W. Sutherland
Francisco A. Sylvester
Timothy N. Taft
Chi-Tsai Tang
David M. Tarter
Michael B. Tennison
Joel E. Tepper
Nancy E. Thomas
David A. Thompson
John M. Thorp, Jr.
Richard W. Tim
A. Alexander Tyson, Jr.
Martin Howard Ulshen
Amy M. Ursano
Prabhakar N. Vaidya
Linda Van Le
Mahesh Kumar A. Varia
Bradley Vaughn (Neurology)
Bradley K. Vaughn (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Brian Vickery
Anthony J. Viera
Davis P. Viprakasit
Eric Wallen
Christine M. Walsh-Kelly
Diane D. Warner
Gregg Warshaw
Chris Watters
Karen Weck
Robert Wehbie
Timothy Weiner
Samuel S. Weir
Richard H. Weisler
Mark C. Weissler
James Duncan Whitehouse
Bruce Evan Wilks
Derek Williams
Leanne K. Willis
Park W. Willis IV
David A. Wohl
Karen S. Wood
Michael E. Woods
John D. Wooten
Eveline Y. Wu
James R. Yankaskas
Mark Yoffe
Laura A. Young
Steven Zacks
Michael Zarzar
James P. Zidar
Carlton Zdanski
Jose P. Zevallos
Sherri Zimmerman
Adam Jason Zolotor
David A. Zvara

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