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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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PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania's Best in Medicine
Dr. Neil Kaye will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in the areas of General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology. Dr. Kaye has been active in the healthcare industry for the past 32 years.
Best in Medicine
Dr. Laura Rainer, Physician at Gulf Coast Medical Group will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in General Endocrinology. Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rainer utilizes her eleven years of expertise in her role as a Physician at Gulf Coast Medical Group.
Dr. Laura Rainer, Physician at Gulf Coast Medical Group will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in General Endocrinology. Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Rainer utilizes her eleven years of expertise in her role as a Physician at Gulf Coast Medical Group.
Amy Rutt, DO occupies roles as medical educator, academic author, and biomedical researcher. Dr. Rutt has filled her present role as Otolaryngology/Laryngeal Surgeon at the esteemed Mayo Clinic for the past three years.
Michael Mahla, MD
As a professor and executive vice chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa., Dr. Mahla oversees all clinical operations of the department. Since taking the executive vice-chair position in the department nearly two years ago, he has provided knowledgeable input in Anesthesiology, Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring, and Neuroanesthesia.
Best in Medicine
Dr. Lim retired from his practice in 1997 but remains very active in the medical community through teaching medicine and private consultations. He received his Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and was licensed in the states of Pennsylvania and California in 1965.
Roopika Reddy, MD
Dr. Reddy has spent the last 2 years of her 11-year career working as a Physician at Respiratory Specialists in Pennsylvania. She plays a multifaceted role at the clinic, treating patients as well as overseeing admissions, consulting team services, teaching, and service responsibilities.
As an Associate Professor and Pain Physician at Professional Pain Associates in Woodbury, New Jersey, Dr. Linqiu Zhou brings to the healthcare industry 36 years of experience, including 6 years in his current position. Dr. Zhou possesses expertise in a precise diagnosis and treatment for chronic pain syndromes, spinal and musculoskeletal diseases.
As the current Medical Director at UPMC Hamot in Pennsylvania, Dr. Ferdinando Mirarchi has expertise in General Emergency Medicine, Patient Safety Research related to End-of-life Care, Quality and Safety Research, Living Wills, DNR, and POLST. Dr. Mirarchi is also the Co-Founder of the Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program at UPMC Hamot.
With over a decade of experience in the field of Internal Medicine, Dr. Ishmael offers valuable insight in his multiple roles as a Physician, Associate Professor, Allergist-Immunologist, and Director of Basic Science Research at Penn State College of Medicine.

Carol Andersen, MD

Attending Physician
CHOP

James Arscott, DO, MA

Staff Physician
Geisinger Healthcare Sustem

Antonio Di Carlo, MD,CM

Chief
Temple University

Erin Grady, MD, CCD, FACNM

Physician
Christian Care Health System

Robert Hirsh, M.D./B.A.

Anesthesiologist
Cooper Hospital

Ben Hur Mobo, MD, MPH

Medical Director/Employee Health Service
Temple University

Nirag Jhala, MB,BS, MD

Director
Lewis Katz School of Medicine

Stuart Kaplan, BA, MD

Professor of Psychiatry
Self

Heng Lim, MD

Independent Consultant
The Daily Edge

Michael Mahla, MD

Executive Vice-Chair
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Fred Markham, MD

Professor
Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Lawrence Miller, MD

Chairman & Chief, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
Cooper Health System

Tara Morrison, MD

Physician
Lehigh Valley Health

Roopika Reddy, MD

Physician
Respiratory Specialists

Harry Reich MD, FACOG, FRCOG

Professor
Retired

Diane Sommer, MD

Clinical Director
Bureau of Prisons

John Surry, BS, MD

Curriculum Lead for PAFP-Volunteer
Retired from Patient First

Mark B Woodland, MS, MD

Chair/Department of OBGYN
Reading Hospital/Tower Health System

Eric Yahav, MD

MD
Garden State Gynecology