Pediatric Specialties

Here are 536 great physicians in 96 specialties, all chosen by their peers as the best in the region.

By Ron Cassie and Ken Iglehart with additional writing by Steve Fink. Research assistance by Johanna Anderson-Favole. Photography by Mike Morgan - November 2013

Top Doctors 2013: Pediatric Specialties

Here are 536 great physicians in 96 specialties, all chosen by their peers as the best in the region.

By Ron Cassie and Ken Iglehart with additional writing by Steve Fink. Research assistance by Johanna Anderson-Favole. Photography by Mike Morgan - November 2013


Adolescent Medicine

Hoover Adger
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
Rm. 2065, 410-955-5711

Oscar Taube
Sinai Hospital, 5101 Lanier Ave., 410-601-9300

Maria Trent
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
Rm. 2064, 410-955-5711

Allergy

John Bacon
The Professional Centre, 
120 Sister Pierre Dr., 
Ste. 201, Towson,
410-321-0284

Mary Beth Bollinger†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 737 W. Lombard St, MSTF 319, 
866-408-6885

Anu Kewalramani†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 737 W. Lombard St., 410-328-6749

Parag N. Patel
Kaiser Permanente 
South Baltimore County Medical Center, 1701 Twin Springs Rd., Halethorpe, 410-737-5490

Kenneth Schuberth
10807 Falls Rd., Ste. 200, Lutherville, 410-321-9393

Glenn Silber†
10025 Governor 
Warfield Pkwy., Ste. 410, 
Columbia, 410-730-6000, (Pediatric patients)

Robert Wood
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, CMSC-1102, 600 N. Wolfe St., 410-955-5883

Behavior and 
Development

Barbara Howard
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9000 Franklin Square Dr., Rosedale, 
443-777-7000

Mary Leppert
Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 N. Broadway, 
443-923-9200

Sharon Richter
Sinai Hospital, 2411 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 407, 
410-601-5317

Cardiac Surgery

Duke Cameron†
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Tower, 
1800 Orleans St., Rm. 7107, 410-955-2698

Sunjay Kaushal†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., 7th Fl., 410-328-5842

Luca Vricella
Johns Hopkins Childrens Center, 1800 Orleans St., Rm. 7107G-B3, 443-997-KIDS

Cardiology

Joel Brenner
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 1800 Orleans St., Rm. 2315, 443-997-KIDS

Peter Gaskin
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., 7th Fl, 410-328-4348

Geoffrey Rosenthal†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., 7th Fl., 410-328-4348

Mubadda Salim
Johns Hopkins, Maryland Pediatric Cardiology Center, 3700 Koppers St., Ste. 155, Halethorpe, 410-644-0550

Child Abuse Pediatrics

Mitchell Goldstein
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 1800 Orleans St., 
Ste. 1509, 410-955-6143

Wendy Lane†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 
660 W. Redwood St., 
866-408-6885

Critical Care Medicine

Jason Custer†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., Ste. 820, 410-328-5957

Nan Garber†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., Ste. 820, 410-328-5957

Susanna Scafidi
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Tower, 1800 Orleans St., 410-955-6412

Aaron Zuckerberg
Sinai Hospital, 
2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-9193

Emergency Medicine

M. Douglas Baker
Johns Hopkins Childrens Center, 1800 Orleans St, 
Ste. G1509, 410-955-6143

Richard Lichenstein
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., PMH 10, 866-408-6885

Marla (Annie) Soriano*
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5737

Melissa Sparrow*
GBMC, 6701 N. Charles St., Towson, 443-849-2000

Endocrinology

David Cooke
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 410-955-6463

Debra Counts
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N6W84, 866-408-6885

Judy McLaughlin*
LifeBridge Health, 2411 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 205, 410-601-8331

Leslie Plotnick*
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 410-614-2359

Barry Reiner
1001 Pine Heights Ave., 
Ste. 202, 410-646-4009

Gastroenterology

Samra Blanchard†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N5W70, 866-408-6885

Anjali Malkani†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N5W70, 866-408-6885

Kalpana Murthy
Sinai Hospital, 2411 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 407, 410-601-8663

Maria Oliva-Hemker
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 600 N. Wolfe St., Brady 320, 443-997-5437

David Tuchman†
2411 W. Belvedere Ave., 
Ste. 407, 410-601-8663

General Pediatric Surgery

James Buck†
Johns Hopkins Childrens Center at GBMC, 6565 N. Charles St., Ste. 313, 
Towson, 410-324-5100

Jeffrey Lukish†
GBMC, 6565 N. Charles St., Ste. 313, Towson, 
410-324-5100

Eric Strauch†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-328-5730

Roger Voigt
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-328-5730

Holly Williams
Sinai Hospital, 2435 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 43, 410-601-7900

General Pediatrics

Martina Angelini-Schwartz
GBMC, 10 Hopkins Plaza, 443-263-7339

Travis Ganunis
Pavilion Pediatrics, 
10755 Falls Rd., Ste. 260, Lutherville, 410-583-2955

Jason Goldstein
Pavilion Pediatrics, 
10755 Falls Rd., Ste. 260, Lutherville, 410-583-2955

Alan Lake
Maryland Pediatric Group, 10807 Falls Rd., Ste. 200, Lutherville, 410-321-9393

Amy Winkelstein
Maryland Pediatric Group, 10807 Falls Rd., Ste. 200, Lutherville, 410-321-9393

Hematology/Oncology

Kenneth Cohen
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., Rm. 11379, 410-955-8751

Yoram Unguru
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5864

Joseph Wiley
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5864

Teresa York
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N5E16, 866-408-6885

Infectious Diseases

Robert Ancona†
Cross Keys Pediatrics, 
2 Hamill Rd., Ste. 405, 
410-323-1144

Karen Kotloff†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 685 W. Baltimore St., Rm. 480, HSF480, 410-706-8695

Susan Lipton
Green Spring Pediatric 
Associates, 5101 Lanier Ave., Ste. 2, 410-601-9300

Aaron Milstone
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
Rm. 3141, 410-614-3917

Pranita Tamma
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
Ste. 3150, 443-287-4099

Neonatology

Howard Birenbaum*
GBMC, 6701 N. Charles St., Towson, 443-849-2792

Karen Broderick
Saint Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave., 410-368-2501

Melinda Elliott
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5217

Fernando Mena
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9000 Franklin Square Dr., Rosedale, 
443-777-7748

Frances Northington
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St., 
410-955-5259

Thomas O’Brien
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5217

Arturo Santos
Saint Agnes Hospital, 900 Caton Ave., 410-368-2501

Nephrology

Barbara Fivush
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 200 N. Wolfe St., Rm. 3055, 410-955-1247

Laide Jinadu
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N5W67, 410-328-5303

Susan Mendley
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N5W67, 410-328-5303

Alicia Neu
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 200 N. Wolfe St., Rm. 3055, 410-955-1247

Saul Roskes
Maryland Pediatric Group, 10807 Falls Rd, Ste. 200, Lutherville, 410-321-9393

Neurology

Thomas Crawford
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St, 410-955-4259

Jack Gladstein
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-706-6091

Edward Gratz
Sinai Hospital, 5051 Green Spring Ave., Ste. 202, 
410-601-8300

Harvey Singer
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St, 410-955-4259

Neurosurgery

Edward Ahn
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St, Rm. 560, 
410-502-7700

George Jallo
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St, Rm. 556, 
410-955-7337

Ophthalmology

Michael Altman
Sinai Hospital, 2411 W. Belvedere Ave., 
6th Fl., 410-601-9084

Mary Louise Collins
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 505, Towson, 
443-849-8082

Dean Fiergang
Village at Cross Keys, West Quadrangle, 2 Hamill Rd., Ste. 345, 410-433-8488

Allison Jensen
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 505, Towson, 
443-849-8082

Joanne Waeltermann
Children’s Eye Care and Family Eye Care, 1011 Frederick Rd., Catonsville, 410-744-0400

Orthopedics

Joshua Abzug†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 1 Texas Station Ct., 300, Timonium, 866-408-6885

Michael Dvorkin
Orthopedic & Hand 
Surgery Associates, 1050 S. North Point Rd., Ste. 101, 
410-282-7600

John Herzenberg
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-8700

Paul Sponseller
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., 7359A, 
443-997-2663

Shawn Standard
Sinai Hospital, 
2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-8700

Pain Management

Sabine Kost-Byerly†
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., Ste. 6321, 410-955-7610

Myron Yaster
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Tower, 1800 Orleans St., 410-955-2393

Psychiatry

Robert Schreter
2360 W. Joppa Rd., 
Lutherville, 410-494-9222

Stuart Varon
2324 W. Joppa Rd., 
Ste. 420, Lutherville, 
410-583-1859

Pulmonology

Mary Beth Bollinger†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 737 W. Lombard St., MSTF 319, 
866-408-6885

Anayansi Lasso-Pirot†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-328-6749

Sharon McGrath-Morrow
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
410-955-2035

Peter Mogayzel
The Johns Hopkins 
Hospital, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
410-955-2035

Laura Sterni
The Johns Hopkins 
Hospital, 200 N. Wolfe St., 
410-955-2035

Rheumatology

Stephen George
Arthritis Care Specialists 
of Maryland, 4801 Dorsey Hall Dr., Ste. 226, Ellicott City, 410-992-7440

Melissa Hawkins-Holt
Arthritis Care Specialists 
of Maryland, 4801 Dorsey Hall Dr., Ste. 226, Ellicott City, 410-992-7440

Edward Sills
Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Health Clinic, 200 N. Wolfe St., 443-997-5437

Sangeeta Sule
Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Health Clinic, 200 N. Wolfe St., 443-997-5437


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