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HackensackUMC Physicians Named To New Jersey Monthly Magazine’s November 2011 Top Doctors Issue

December 1, 2011 10:12 AM


Hackensack University Medical Center physicians have once again been named to an esteemed list amongst the best physicians in New Jersey. The November 2011 issue of New Jersey Monthly magazine published its annual list of “Top Doctors.” The list consisted of 785 of the finest physicians in 64 medical specialties, including a significant amount of physicians from the HackensackUMC.  
            “It’s especially gratifying to not only see so many of our physicians among the top list of doctors in the state of New Jersey, but to also realize the extent to which their peers view them with such high regard,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer at HackensackUMC. “I congratulate you all on this noteworthy accomplishment and thank you for making our patients and their families the number one priority.”
            The following HackensackUMC physicians made the list: Allergy & Immunology – Mary Ann Michelis, M.D.; Leonard Silverstein, M.D.; Cardiology: Interventional – Joseph DeGregorio, M.D.; Cardiovascular Disease – James L. Amato, M.D.; Elliot M. Brown, M.D.; Nate E. Lebowitz, M.D.; Domenic Mariano, D.O.; Ravinder M. Narang, M.D.; Sanjeev N. Patel, M.D.; Clinical Genetics – Helio Pedro, M.D.; Dermatology – Helen T. Shin, M.D.; Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism – Rhoda Cobin, M.D.; Adam Kelman, M.D.; Mark Wiesen, M.D.; Family Medicine – Michael G. Giuliano, M.D.; Gastroenterology – David Feit, M.D.; David M. Felig, M.D.; Ravishankar Ramamoorthy, M.D.; Gynecologic Oncology – Ami P. Vaidya, M.D.; Infectious Disease – Steven J. Sperber, M.D.; Nephrology – Ben Aronoff, M.D.; Rosy Joseph, M.D.; Howard Weizman, M.D.; Obstetrics & Gynecology – Paul M. Dicker, M.D.; Andrew Rubenstein, M.D.; Ophthalmology – Michael Rosenberg, M.D.; Otolaryngology – David H. Henick, M.D.; Christopher Shaari, M.D.; Pathology – Sami Harawi, M.D.; Pediatrics: General – George M. Azzariti, M.D.; Latha Jadhav, M.D.; Scott W. Zucker, M.D.; Pediatrics: Infectious Disease – Jeffrey Boscamp, M.D.; Pediatrics: Neurology – Catherine A. Mazzola, M.D.; Pediatrics: Oncology & Hematology – Michael B. Harris, M.D.; Pediatrics: Orthopedics – Douglas A. Avella, M.D.; David E. Konigsberg, M.D.; Pediatrics: Rheumatology – Yukiko Kimura, M.D.; Pediatrics: Urology – Jeffrey A. Stock, M.D.; Pulmonary Disease – Renuka Nilmini Mapitigama, M.D.; Melvin S. Polkow, M.D.; Radiation Oncology – Glen Gejerman, M.D.; Rheumatology – Gilbert Kepecs, M.D.; Surgery: Bariatric – Hans J. Schmidt, M.D.; Amit Trivedi, M.D.; Surgery: Colorectal – Gregory J. Gallina, M.D.; Surgery: General – Joseph Manno, M.D.; Stephen Pereira, M.D.; Surgery: Orthopedic – Mark A. Hartzband, M.D.; Paul Kovatis, M.D.; Sivaram Rajan, M.D.; Surgery: Plastic & Reconstructive – Anthony C. Berlet, M.D.; Gregory Rauscher, M.D.; Surgery: Spine – Roy D. Vingan, M.D.; Surgery: Vascular – Peter E. Kagan, M.D.; Urology – Mutahar Ahmed, M.D.; Michael Esposito, M.D.; Debra L. Fromer, M.D.; Salvatore Antonio Lombardo, M.D.; Ravi Munver, M.D.; Ihor S. Sawczuk, M.D.; and David Shin, M.D.

About HackensackUMC
HackensackUMC is a 775-bed not-for-profit, tertiary care, teaching and research hospital and provides the largest number of admissions in New Jersey. Founded in 1888 with 12 beds and as Bergen County's first hospital, HackensackUMC has demonstrated more than a century of growth and progress. HackensackUMC is a nationally recognized healthcare organization offering patients the most comprehensive services, state-of-the-art technologies, and facilities. Honors include being named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by HealthGrades® for five years in a row. HackensackUMC is the only hospital in New Jersey, New York, and New England to receive this honor for five consecutive years. Hackensack University Medical Center was also named one of the 50 Best Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review. U.S. News & World Report ranked HackensackUMC eighth in the New York Metro Area in its first-ever Best Hospitals metro area rankings, giving it the top ranking out of all the New Jersey hospitals listed. Additionally, HackensackUMC has been ranked in geriatrics, heart and heart surgery, and cancer in U.S. News & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospitals. The U.S. News Media Group also named the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital to its “2011-12 Best Children’s Hospitals” list – ranking as one of the top 50 in the specialty of neurology and neurosurgery – the first hospital in the State of New Jersey ever to be ranked in a Best Children’s Hospitals specialty. HackensackUMC is a Magnet® recognized hospital for nursing excellence, first in New Jersey, second in the nation, receiving its fourth designation in April 2009. HackensackUMC is the hometown hospital of the New York Giants and the New Jersey Nets.




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