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Leader in Medicine

Selection for the American Health Council’s “Leader in Medicine” award is reserved for those individuals who have exhibited exemplary conduct in their field. These doctors and medical educators serve as the guiding light for advancement from the classroom to the consultation room to the operating room. Leading by example, the difference begins with them.

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All 100 /2019 Awardees 0 /Addiction Medicine 1 /Advisory 1 /Aesthetic Medicine 0 /Allergy and Immunology 1 /Ambulatory Care 0 /Anesthesiology 5 /Bariatric Surgery 2 /Best Doctor in New Mexico 0 /Best Doctor in New York 0 /Best Doctor in North Carolina 0 /Best Doctor in Ohio 0 /Best Doctor in Oklahoma 0 /Best Doctor in Oregon 0 /Best Doctor in Pennsylvania 0 /Best Doctor in Rhode Island 0 /Best Doctor in South Carolina 0 /Best Doctor in Tennessee 0 /Best Doctor in Texas 0 /Best Doctor in Utah 0 /Best Doctor in Vermont 0 /Best Doctor in Virginia 0 /Best Doctor in Washington 0 /Best Doctor in West Virginia 0 /Best Doctors 0 /Best Doctors in Arizona 0 /Best Doctors in Arkansas 0 /Best Doctors in California 0 /Best Doctors in Colorado 0 /Best Doctors in Connecticut 0 /Best Doctors in Delaware 0 /Best Doctors in Florida 0 /Best Doctors in Georgia 0 /Best Doctors in Idaho 0 /Best Doctors in Illinois 0 /Best Doctors in Indiana 0 /Best Doctors in Iowa 0 /Best Doctors in Kansas 0 /Best Doctors in Louisiana 0 /Best Doctors in Maine 0 /Best Doctors in Maryland 0 /Best Doctors in Massachusetts 0 /Best Doctors in Michigan 0 /Best Doctors in Minnesota 0 /Best Doctors in Mississippi 0 /Best Doctors in Missouri 0 /Best Doctors in Montana 0 /Best Doctors in Nebraska 0 /Best Doctors in Nevada 0 /Best Doctors in New Hampshire 0 /Best Doctors in New Jersey 0 /Cardiology 4 /Cardiothoracic Surgery 1 /Chiropractic 1 /Clinical Research 0 /Colon and Rectal Surgery 0 /Critical Care 3 /Dental 4 /Dermatology 0 /Diagnostic Radiology 0 /Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) 0 /Emergency Medicine 7 /Endocrinology 2 /Family Medicine 6 /Gastroenterology 1 /General Surgery 5 /Genetics and Genomics 0 /Gerontology 0 /Hematology 1 /Hospice Care 1 /Hospital Medicine 0 /Infectious Diseases 2 /Internal Medicine 17 /Leaders in Medicine 0 /Leaders in Medicine (NP) 0 /Leaders to Watch 0 /Neonatology 2 /Nephrology 1 /Neurology 6 /Neurosurgery 2 /Nutrition 0 /Obstetrics and Gynecology 4 /Oncology 6 /Ophthalmology 0 /Optometry 0 /Oral Surgery 1 /Orthopedic Surgery 5 /Orthopedics 2 /Osteopathy 5 /Pain Management 0 /Palliative Medicine 1 /Pathology 2 /Pediatrics 12 /Pharmacology 2 /Pharmacy 5 /Physical Medicine and Rehab 2 /Plastic Surgery 0 /Podiatry 0 /Psychiatry 7 /Psychology 3 /Psychotherapy 1 /Pulmonology 1 /Radiology 1 /Sleep Medicine 1 /Sports Medicine 1 /Uncategorized 0 /Urology 0 /Vascular Surgery 0

John Leimert, MD

September 16, 2019/by Production Team

Dr. Ashley Seyfarth

August 23, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Ali K. Riba, MD

October 22, 2019/by Production Team

Dr. Janelle House

February 3, 2023/by AHC Medicine

Oliver Choo, M.D.

August 24, 2017/by Editorial Dept.

Pedro Blandon, MD

August 11, 2019/by AHC Medicine

Novarro Stafford, Senior MD

January 29, 2019/by Production Team

Hartmuth B. Bittner, MD, Ph.D., FACS

July 10, 2019/by AHC Medicine

William Dillon, MD

May 16, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Deborah Turner

November 24, 2021/by Editorial Dept.

Emilio Canal, Jr. DDS

October 10, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Merceditas Villanueva, MD

December 11, 2018/by Production Team

Anikar Chhabra, MD, MS

November 17, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Protected: Seun Sowemimo, MD

July 9, 2019

Jill Pitcher, DO

October 13, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Gloria D. Wiseman, MD, FAAP

July 11, 2019/by Production Team

Stuart L. Kaplan, MD

December 6, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Mayur Sharma, MD

August 7, 2017/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Richard Hughes, MD

November 13, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Laurie Truog, BLA, MD

February 20, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Laura Lanette Obenauf, PA-C

November 7, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Preeti Rana, MD

June 22, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Protected: Donald Sebesta, MD

October 10, 2019

Alexandra Carrer, BA, BS, MD, FAAOS

October 17, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Robert C. Hall, DPT, MS, BS

October 19, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Jagdip Gill, BS, MD

December 21, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Jodi Aragona, MD

April 18, 2019/by AHC Medicine

Mark Moran, MD

June 6, 2019/by Production Team

Protected: Michael Gonzalez Ramos, MD

May 16, 2019

Alan Rothstein, DDS

December 11, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Ignacio Castellon, MD

January 23, 2020/by Production Team

Dr. Jennifer Lynch, MD

November 2, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Dr. Karla Juvonen

April 3, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Robert Goldsmith, MD, MPH, FACOEM

January 20, 2020/by AHC Medicine

M. Scott Lucia, MD

October 3, 2019/by Production Team

Bradley Crombie MD

October 12, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Stephen I. Kramer, MD

September 1, 2017/by Editorial Dept.

Michael Barron, MD

December 11, 2018/by Production Team

Protected: Madge Suzanne Tinsley, PhD, PT, NCS

August 26, 2019

Chan S. Hwang, MD

April 23, 2019/by Production Team

Dr. Susan Littman

February 28, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Carolyne Jean-Philippe, MD/FAAP

August 18, 2017/by Editorial Dept.

Atul Joshi, DO

August 28, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Gerald Morley, MD

January 26, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Emilio Mantero-Atienza, MD, PhD

December 11, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Mitchell Pernal, BS, DC

July 3, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Jose Matus

January 5, 2023/by AHC Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Sargent

April 29, 2020/by AHC Medicine

Dr. Harold Chapel

October 26, 2021/by Editorial Dept.

Shadi Ayyas, MD

March 28, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Ani Kalayjian

April 26, 2023/by AHC Medicine

Heather Kessler-Reyes, MD, MPH

February 22, 2019/by Production Team

Sharon Oster, MD

January 6, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Laura Rainer, MD

November 22, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Judith S. Kaur, MD, MA

July 2, 2019/by Production Team

Jordan Barnett, M.D.

July 6, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Protected: Andrew Gombash, D.O.

May 20, 2019

Douglas Hardy, MD

September 9, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Daniel S. Shaw, PhD

December 2, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Andrew C. Gombash, DO

December 11, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Kelly Gabel, DO

February 13, 2020/by AHC Medicine

Dr. Claudia Rozuk

December 20, 2021/by Editorial Dept.

Hisham Bismar, D.O.

January 8, 2019/by Production Team

David Cheng, MD

July 11, 2019/by Production Team

Carol Head

December 6, 2021/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Leticia Gutierrez Jeffords

February 28, 2020/by Production Team

Dr. David Drachler

January 20, 2022/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Elizabeth Liu, MD, PhD

October 23, 2019/by AHC Medicine

Ramzan Zakir, MD, RPVI, FACC, FSCAI

February 7, 2020/by AHC Medicine

Protected: Peter Fecci, MD

May 14, 2019

Lisa Tonrey, RPh

January 29, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Michael Savin

May 28, 2020/by Production Team

Protected: Arno Weiss Jr., PharmD

August 27, 2019

Jerold Fadem, MD, ABIM, FACP

December 12, 2018/by Production Team

Neethi Patel, D.O.

July 31, 2019/by Production Team

Dr. Jeffrey Uppington

October 18, 2021/by AHC Medicine

Bhakti Shah, BS, PA-C

November 7, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Mehrnaz Badie, MD

September 9, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Marc McCollaum, PA-C, MPAS

July 25, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Chief Gene Saunders

July 7, 2022/by Editorial Dept.

Carmela Brienza, MSN, PNP

December 10, 2019/by Production Team

Dr. Ravi Thamburaj

May 29, 2020/by Editorial Dept.

Gary Huber, DO

September 22, 2017/by Editorial Dept.

Todd Heaton, MD, MPH

August 24, 2019/by AHC Medicine

Emmanuel Oni, MD

December 3, 2018/by Production Team

Michael Irwin, M.D.

January 23, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Protected: David Kimberly, DDS, MD, FACS

June 20, 2019

Protected: Vishal Sood, RPH

May 21, 2019

Majaz Moonis, M.D.

July 12, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Dr. Janet Lee

January 19, 2021/by Editorial Dept.

Jeffrey Carter, DO

July 26, 2019/by Production Team

Katrin Arnolds, M.D.

January 23, 2017/by AHC Medicine

Derald Peters, B.S., RPh

November 1, 2018/by AHC Medicine

George R. Huffman, MD, MPH

February 18, 2019/by AHC Medicine

Claire Osborn-White, DO

November 30, 2018/by Production Team

Nisha Bhide, PharmD, BCPS

September 5, 2019/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Michelle Inkster

April 12, 2022/by Editorial Dept.

Dr. Shermeil Dass

January 5, 2023/by AHC Medicine

Heng Lim, MD

January 23, 2018/by AHC Medicine

Lakshmi Katikaneni, MD

August 21, 2019/by Production Team
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