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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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MISSOURI

Best Doctors in Missouri
Obtaining his MD in 1956 from Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Clyde Norman Shealy also holds his PhD in Psychology from Saybrook Institute (1977), as well as a Doctorate of Science from Ryodoraku Research Institute of North America (1979). He spent over 3 years at Western Reserve Medical School, where his research ultimately led to both Dorsal Column Stimulation and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS™), both which are currently used worldwide to aid the control of pain.
In 2010, Dr. David Robson was appointed Chief of Surgery at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and in 2016 he received his Master’s in Healthcare Delivery Science from Dartmouth College. Additionally, he has served on OR and Peer Review Committees.
Best in Medicine
Dr. Bashkin is a highly acclaimed Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and is based at the University of Missouri in St. Louis, a role which he has held for 5 years as part of his 35 year career in the healthcare industry.
Dr. Edmund C. Landry, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center and Kennett Orthopaedic Center. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on General Orthopaedic Surgery and Knee Replacement Surgery.
Marvin Faulkner, DO, BA
Marvin Faulkner, DO, BA is a pain physician at Minimally Invasive Surgical Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., Dr. Faulkner ensures that each patient receives high-quality care.With 32 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Faulkner is an invaluable medical expert.
Dr. Glenn Talboy, Chairman of Surgery  at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Physician at University Physician Associates, shares his knowledge and expertise on General Surgery and Medicine. With over two decades of experience in the field of General Surgery and Medicine.

Nisha Bhide, PharmD, BCPS

Senior Manager
Ascension

Marvin Faulkner, AOA

Pain Physician
MISH

Malinda Ellis, MD

Physician
Envision Healthcare

Nupur Ghoshal, MD, PhD

Associate Professor
Washington University School of Medicine

David Robson, MD, MHCDS

President
Comprehensive Spine Care