Surgical 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: Surgical 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


Anesthesiology

Clifford Boehm
Northwest Hospital, 5401 Old Court Rd., Randallstown, 410-701-4547

Glen Hessinger†
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7601 Osler Dr., Towson, 410-337-3904

James Pepple
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5209

Charles Rizzuto†
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7601 Osler Dr., Towson, 410-337-3904

Richard Shapiro
Parkway Anesthesia 
Associates, 201 E. University Pkwy., Ste. 226, 410-554-6559

David Tarantino
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9000 Franklin Square Dr., Rosedale, 
443-777-7179

Aaron Zuckerberg
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-5209

Bariatrics

Mark Kligman
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N4E27, 410-328-8940

Christina Li
Sinai Hospital, 2435 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 15, 410-601-4486

Peter Liao
GBMC, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 125, Towson, 
443-849-3779

Kuldeep Singh†
Saint Agnes Hospital, 3407 Wilkens Ave., Ste. 220, 
301-490-2193

Christopher You
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9101 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 321, 
Rosedale, 443-777-1158

Breast Surgery

Cynthia Drogula
203 Hospital Dr., Ste. 100B, Glen Burnie, 410-553-8351

Maen Farha
3333 N. Calvert St., Ste. 655B, 410-321-8720

Kristen Fernandez
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9101 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 110, 
Rosedale, 443-777-6500

Neil Friedman
Mercy Medical Center, 301 St. Paul Pl., Weinberg Center, 5th Fl., 410-332-9330

Dawn Leonard
LifeBridge Health, 5401 Old Court Rd., Randallstown, 410-701-4488

Lauren Schnaper
GBMC Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 6701 N. Charles St., Ste. 3105, Towson, 443-849-2600

Michael Schultz
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7501 Osler Dr., Bldg. A, 
Ste. 205, Towson, 
410-427-5510

Cardiac Surgery: Mitral Valve/ Aortic Valve/ Coronary Artery Bypass

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

Luis Dibos
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., Ste. LL08, 410-554-6550

RC Stewart Finney
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 302, Towson, 410-337-1783

Michael Fiocco
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., Ste. LL08, 410-554-6550

James Gammie
University of Maryland Medical Center, 110 S. Paca St., 7th Fl., 410-328-5842

Colo-Rectal Surgery

Howard Berg†
St. Joseph Medical Center, 25 Crossroads Dr., Ste. 400, Owings Mills, 410-356-6664

Vincent Cifello†
Colon Rectal Surgical 
Associates, Mercy Medical Center, 301 St. Paul Pl., Professional Office Bldg., 7th Fl., 410-783-5800

Jonathan Efron
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St., 
Blalock Bldg., Ste. 618, 
410-550-0100

Philip J. Ferris
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 307, 
Rosedale, 443-777-6225

Lisa Savoie
GBMC, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 303, Rosedale, 
443-777-6868

Debra Vachon†
Colon Rectal Surgical 
Associates, Mercy Medical Center, 301 St. Paul Pl., Professional Office Bldg., 7th Fl., 410-783-5800

General Obstetrics

Susie Chung
The Professional Centre, 120 Sister Pierre Dr., Ste. 303, Towson, 410-337-9003

Victoria Dowling
GBMC, 1447 York Rd., 
Lutherville, 410-339-5615

Deborah Hebb
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 500, Towson, 
443-849-6090

Nicola London
Franklin Square Medical Center, 1576 Merritt Blvd., Ste. 16, 410-650-2191

Robert Ottenritter
Charles Street OB/GYN 
Associates, PA, 6565 N. Charles St., Ste. 212, 
Towson, 410-823-1120

James Thompson
Franklin Square Medical Center, 8114 Sandpiper 
Cir., Ste. 202, Rosedale,
410-931-4333

General Surgery

Marc Gertner
LifeBridge Health, 23 Crossroads Dr., Ste. 410, Owings Mills, 410-581-0700

Atena Rosak
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 308, Towson, 410-427-5430

Laurence Ross
GBMC, Finney Trimble Surgical Associates, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 510, Towson, 410-821-6260

Frank Rotolo
GBMC, Finney Trimble Surgical Associates, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 510, Towson, 410-821-6260

Joel Turner
GBMC, Finney Trimble Surgical Associates, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 510, Towson, 410-821-6260

Jennifer Wormuth
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9101 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 321, 
Rosedale, 443-777-1158

Gynecologic Oncology

Fouad Abbas
Sinai Hospital, 2411 W. Belvedere, Ste. 206, 
410-601-9030,

Charles Boice
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 2100, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7990

Francis Grumbine
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 306, Towson, 
443-849-2765

Dwight Im
227 St. Paul Pl., Fl 6, 
410-332-9200

Neil Rosenshein
Mercy Medical Center, 
227 St. Paul Pl., 6th Fl., 
410-332-9200

Sara Madhu Temkin
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-328-2076

Gynecology/
Women’s Health

Steven Adashek
1205 York Rd., Ste. 2, 
Lutherville, 410-296-8001

Victoria Dowling
GBMC, 1447 York Rd., 
Lutherville, 410-339-5615

Harry Johnson†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 
22 S. Greene St., Rm. S7A07, 410-328-2639

Murray Pearlman
OMobgynMD, 23 Crossroads Dr., Ste. 220, Owings Mills, 410-581-9200

Lisa Rubin
Franklin Square Medical Center, 5009 Honeygo Center Dr., Ste. 210, Perry Hall, 443-725-2140

Hand Surgery

Mark Deitch†
OrthoMaryland, 2700 Quarry Lake Dr., Ste. 300, Pikesville, 410-377-8900

James Higgins†
Greater Chesapeake Hand Specialists, 1400 Front Ave., Ste. 100, Lutherville, 
410-296-6232

Peter Innis
Greater Chesapeake Hand Specialists, 1400 Front Ave., Ste. 100, Lutherville, 
410-296-6232

Ryan Katz
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., 2nd Fl., 410-235-5405

Michael Marion†
Towson Orthopaedic Associates, 8322 Bellona Ave., Towson, 410-337-7900

Keith Segalman†
Greater Chesapeake Hand Specialists, 1400 Front Ave., Ste. 100, Lutherville, 
410-296-6232

Raymond Wittstadt†
Greater Chesapeake Hand Specialists, 1400 Front Ave., Ste. 100, Lutherville, 
410-296-6232

Bruce Wolock
Towson Orthopaedic Associates, 8322 Bellona Ave., Towson, 410-337-7900

Laparoscopic/Minimally Invasive Surgery

E. Cristian Campian
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 305, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7608

Conrad Duncan
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 305, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7608

John Flowers
GBMC, Finney Trimble Surgical Associates, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 510, Towson, 410-821-6260

Stephen Kavic†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., S3AX, 410-328-6187

Thomas J. (T.J.) Swope†
Mercy Medical Center, 
301 St. Paul Pl., 912, 
410-332-9653

Joel Turner
GBMC, Finney Trimble Surgical Associates, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 510, Towson, 410-821-6260

Neurosurgery

Hatem Abdo
Central Maryland Neurosurgical, 19 Fontana Ln., Rosedale, 410-391-6904

Amiel Bethel
Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Dr., Ste. 803, Glen Burnie, 410-553-8160

James Conway
Baltimore Neurosurgery and Spine Center, 5051 Greenspring Ave., Ste. 101, 410-664-3680

Reginald Davis
GBMC, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 600, Towson, 
443-849-4270

Zeena Dorai†
2700 Quarry Lake Dr., 
Ste. 360, Pikesville, 
410-486-0090

Ira Garonzik
Baltimore Neurosurgery and Spine Center, 5051 Greenspring Ave., Ste. 101, 410-664-3680

Neal Naff†
2700 Quarry Lake Dr., 
Ste. 360, Pikesville, 
410-486-0090

Clifford Solomon
Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Dr., Ste. 803, Glen Burnie, 410-553-8160

Ophthalmology

Donald Abrams
LifeBridge Health, 2411 W. Belvedere Ave., 6th Fl., 410-601-6480

Neelam Gor
Kaiser Permanente Woodlawn Medical Center, 
7141 Security Blvd., Windsor Mill, 443-663-6340

Allan D. Jensen†
Union Memorial Hospital, 200 E. 33rd St., Ste. 426, 410-235-1133

Oliver D. Schein
Wilmer Eye Institute, 
10753 Falls Rd., Ste. 455, Lutherville-Timonium, 
410-583-2802

Lazaros T. Volikas
Kaiser Permanente Woodlawn Medical Center, 7141 Security Blvd., Windsor Mill, 443-663-6340

Amy A. Zimmerman†
Katzen Eye Group, 8201 Philadelphia Rd., 
Rosedale, 410-866-2022

Oral Maxillofacial

John Caccamese
University of Maryland Medical Center, 650 W. Baltimore St., Ste. 1401, 410-706-6195

Joshua Lubek
University of Maryland Medical Center, 650 W. Baltimore St., Ste. 1401, 410-706-6195

Robert Ord
University of Maryland Medical Center, 650 W. Baltimore St., Ste. 1401, 410-706-6195

Leonard Spector
The Maryland Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, 615 W. McPhail Rd., Ste. 205, 
Bel Air, 410-838-7301

Orthopedic 
Surgery: Joint

David Dalury
Towson Orthopaedic 
Associates, Ruxton 
Professional Center, Ste. 100, 8322 Bellona Ave., 
Towson, 410-337-7900

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

Frank Ebert
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., Ste. 400, 410-554-2850

David Gold†
Orthopedic & Hand Surgery Associates, 1050 S. North Point Rd., Ste. 101, 
410-282-7600

Lee M. Schmidt
GBMC, 6565 N. Charles St., Ste. 606, Towson, 
410-583-0160

Orthopedic 
Surgery: Spine

Paul Asdourian
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., 
Ste. 400, 410-554-2867

Ira Fedder†
Towson Orthopaedic Associates, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 104, Towson, 410-337-8888

Steven Ludwig
University of Maryland Medical Center, 1 Texas Station Ct., 300, Timonium, 410-448-6400

Paul McAfee
Towson Orthopaedic Associates, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 104, Towson, 410-337-8888

Paul Justin Tortolani
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., 
Ste. 400, 410-554-2175

Orthopedic Surgery: Foot and Ankle

Jeffrey Brodie†
Towson Orthopaedic 
Associates, 8322 Bellona Ave., Ste. 100, Towson, 
410-337-7900

John Campbell
The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, 301 St. Paul Pl., 
410-659-2800

Clifford Jeng
The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, 301 St. Paul Pl., 
410-659-2800

Mark Myerson
The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, 301 St. Paul Pl., 
410-659-2800

Lew Schon†
Union Memorial Hospital, 3333 N. Calvert St., 
Ste. 400, 410-554-2891

Ian Weiner†
OrthoMaryland, 2700 Quarry Lake Dr., Ste. 300, Pikesville, 410-377-8900

Otolaryngology: 
Adult General

Michael Dias†
Kaiser Permanente 
South Baltimore County Medical Center, 1701 Twin Springs Rd., Halethorpe, 410-737-5320

Brian Kaplan†
GBMC, 6565 N. Charles St., Ste. 601, Towson, 
443-849-2152

James Kevin Markwell†
Kaiser Permanente 
South Baltimore County Medical Center, 1701 Twin Springs Rd., Halethorpe, 410-737-5320

Alpen Patel
Kaiser Permanente, 
1447 York Rd., Lutherville, 410-339-5507

Alan Shikani
200 E. 33rd St., Ste. 631, 410-554-4455

Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Malignancies

Joseph Califano
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 401, Towson, 
443-849-8940

David Eisele
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 443-997-6467

Patrick Ha
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 401, Towson, 
443-849-8940

Scott Strome†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 16 S. Eutaw St., 410-328-6866

Jeffrey Wolf†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 16 S. Eutaw St., 410-328-6866

Plastic Surgery: 
Reconstructive

Paul Manson
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 443-997-9466

Richard Redett
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 443-997-9466

Paul Ringelman
7401 Osler Dr., Ste. 208, Towson, 410-823-3885

Podiatry

Carron Grant
GBMC, 1447 York Rd., 
Ste. 100, Lutherville, 
410-339-5576

Bradley Lamm
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-8700

Vincent Martorana
GBMC, 9105 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 206, Rosedale, 
410-574-3900

Michael Smith
Kaiser Permanente 
South Baltimore County Medical Center, 1701 Twin Springs Rd., Halethorpe, 410-737-5390

Mark Spier
11701 Reisterstown Rd., Reisterstown, 410-833-0040

Surgical Oncology

Mukund Didolkar
Sinai Hospital, 2401 W. Belvedere Ave., 410-601-8317

Nader Hanna†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., S3AX19, 866-408-6885

Edward McCarron
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 2300, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7911

Armando Sardi
The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy, 227 St. Paul Pl., 4th Fl., 410-332-9294

John Zapas†
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 2300, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7911

Thoracic Surgery

Richard Battafarano†
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N. Wolfe St., Blalock 240, 443-997-1803

Neri Cohen
6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 701, Towson, 443-849-3470

Ziv Gamliel
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7501 Osler Dr., Ste. 203, Towson, 410-427-2220

Daniel Harley
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 309, 
Rosedale, 410-686-5887

Richard Heitmiller
Union Memorial Hospital Center, 3333 N. Calvert St., Ste. 610, 410-554-2063

Transplant: Kidney/Pancreas/Liver

Rolf Barth
University of Maryland Medical Center, 29 S. Greene St., 2nd Fl., 410-328-5408

Stephen Bartlett†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., N4E40, 410-328-5408

John LaMattina†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 29 S. Greene St., 2nd Fl., 410-328-5408

Robert Montgomery
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 410-955-6685

Benjamin Philosophe†
The Johns Hopkins 
Hospital, 720 Rutland Ave., Ross 771B, 443-287-7178

Trauma

David Efron
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Sheikh Zayed Tower, 600 N. Wolfe St., 410-955-2244

David Gens
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., P1GO3D, 410-328-9878

Thomas Genuit
Sinai Hospital, 2435 W. Belvedere Ave., Ste. 42, 410-601-0600

Sharon Henry
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., T1R59, 866-408-6885

Thomas Scalea
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., 410-328-3179

Deborah Stein
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., T1R62, 866-408-6885

Urology

H. Ballentine Carter
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 410-955-6100

William Dowling
Chesapeake Urology, Franklin Square/White Marsh, 6820 Hospital Dr., Ste. 210, Rosedale, 410-391-6131

Andrew C. Kramer
University of Maryland Medical Center, 29 S. Greene St., Ste. 500, 410-328-6087

Brad Lerner
Chesapeake Urology, 
Union Memorial Hospital, 
3333 N. Calvert St., 
Ste. 600, 410-467-7665

Benjamin Lowentritt
Chesapeake Urology, 
Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 625, Towson, 410-825-5454

Alan Partin
The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N. Caroline St., 410-955-6100

Stanley Mark Redwood
5051 Greenspring Ave., 
Ste. 302, 410-601-1441

Marc Siegelbaum
Chesapeake Urology, 
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 506, Towson, 410-296-0967

Geoffrey Sklar
Chesapeake Urology, 806 Landmark Dr., Ste. 118, Glen Burnie, 410-760-9400

Ronald Tutrone
Chesapeake Urology, Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Ste. 625, Towson, 410-825-5454

Vascular Surgery

Marshall Benjamin
Baltimore Washington Med. Ctr., 301 Hospital Dr., 1st Fl., 
Glen Burnie, 410-553-8300

David Coll†
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 701, 410-512-8686

Mark Gonze†
Klein Ambulatory Care 
Center, 520 Upper Chesapeake Dr., Ste. 306, 
Bel Air, 410-879-20006

George Jabaji
Whitesquare Vascular Surgery, 9114 Philadelphia Rd, Ste. 308, Rosedale, 
410-682-4433

Peter Mackrell†
GBMC, 6569 N. Charles St., Ste. 708, Towson, 
410-825-4928

Rajabrata Sarkar†
University of Maryland Medical Center, 22 S. Greene St., S10B00, 410-328-5840

Hepato-Biliary Surgery

John Cameron
The Johns Hopkins 
Hospital, 1800 Orleans St., 410-955-5166

Mark Fraiman
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 303, Towson, 410-427-2024

Steven I. Hanish
University of Maryland Medical Center, 29 S. Greene St., Ste. 200, 410-328-5408

Richard Mackey
St. Joseph Medical Center, 7505 Osler Dr., Ste. 303, Towson, 410-427-2024

John Zapas
Franklin Square Medical Center, 9103 Franklin Square Dr., Ste. 2300, 
Rosedale, 443-777-7911




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