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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. Huffman is an associate professor and director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Program at the highly acclaimed University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the healthcare industry for 20 years with seven of those working as fellowship director.
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.
To pursue his career choice, Mr. Carlson attended South Dakota University to attain his B.S. in Electronics, graduating in 1990. Following this, Mr. Carlson went on to gain his CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and CQA (Certified Quality Auditor) - these provided him with the fundamental skills and knowledge to understand the responsibilities of being an engineer and auditor.
To pursue his career choice, Mr. Carlson attended South Dakota University to attain his B.S. in Electronics, graduating in 1990. Following this, Mr. Carlson went on to gain his CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and CQA (Certified Quality Auditor) - these provided him with the fundamental skills and knowledge to understand the responsibilities of being an engineer and auditor.
To pursue his career choice, Mr. Carlson attended South Dakota University to attain his B.S. in Electronics, graduating in 1990. Following this, Mr. Carlson went on to gain his CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) and CQA (Certified Quality Auditor) - these provided him with the fundamental skills and knowledge to understand the responsibilities of being an engineer and auditor.
Dr. Sommer performs clinical and administrative duties, as well as treats inmates in the male prison. While she has held her current role for 13 years, she has spent over 30 years in the healthcare industry garnering comprehensive skills and knowledge in medicine, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, Hepatitis C and psychiatry.
Best in Medicine
Working in the healthcare industry for over 14 years, Dr. Davenport is an expert in the field of pediatrics and exerts a wealth of care as a hospitalist. r. Davenport has served in his current role as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Crozner Keystone Health System for the past two years, offering services in cardiovascular care, cancer care, emergency care, outpatient services, orthopedic care, OB/GYN, and pediatrics.
With an impressive career spanning 33 years, the esteemed professional has been recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in otolaryngology and teaching. Dr. Myers has spent a decade in his current role as Distinguished Professor and Emeritus Chair at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where his extensive expertise includes healthcare, healthcare management, process involvement, program management, otolaryngology and head and neck cancer. Within this role, Dr. Myers actively interacts and treats patients and well as teaching medical students.
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.
Dr. Mirarchi’s holds expertise in General Emergency Medicine, Patient Safety Research related to End-of-life Care, Quality and Safety Research, Living Wills, DNR, and POLST has earned him recognition for exceptional American healthcare.
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