Minnesota Monthly Magazine Names "Best Doctors"

Drumroll, please. The list is in.

Minnesota Monthly Magazine asked more than 10,000 doctors statewide one, simple question:

“If you or a loved one needed medical care, which doctor would you recommend?”

Responses to that question were compiled, and after tallying the results, more than 870 physicians statewide, representing more than 51 specialties, were named to the 2016 Best Doctors list.

Of that list, more than 170 doctors from Fairview and University of Minnesota Physicians were represented!

Congrats to all the newly recognized physicians for this great achievement!

Scroll down to see the complete list of Fairview and University of Minnesota Health physicians recognized in 2016 by Minnesota Monthly. Pediatric specialists are marked with an asterisk.

Addiction Medicine

Gregory Amer, MD
Roberty Levy, MD
Sheila Specker, MD


Mojca Remskar Konia, MD, PhD, MACM
Aaron Summers, MD

Breast Surgery

Madeline Gartner, MD


Matthew Ambrose, MD*
Rebecca Ameduri, MD*
John Bass, MD*
Stephen Battista, MD, FACC
Elizabeth Braunlin, MD, PhD*
Candace Dick, MD
Jamie Lohr, MD*
Kimara March, MD
Cindy Martin, MD
Marc Pritzker, MD
Shanthi Sivanandam, MD*
Julia Steinberger, MD, MS*

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Ranjit John, MD
Rosemary Kelly, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Mary Kwaan, MD, MPH
Robert Madoff, MD
Genevieve Melton-Meaux, MD, PhD
David Rothenberger, MD

Critical Care Medicine

Gregory Beilman, MD
Gwenyth Fischer, MD*
Caroline George, MD*
Sameer Gupta, MD*


Kimberly Bohjanen, MD
Kristen Hook, MD*
Sheilagh Maguiness, MD*
Ingrid Polcari, MD*

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Andrew Barnes, MD, MP*
Katherine Murray, MD, MPH*

Emergency Medicine

Eric Christianson, MD
Ronald Furnival, MD*
Jeffrey Louie, MD*
Mark Roback, MD*

Endocrinology and Metabolism

John Bantle, MD
Melena Bellin, MD*
Lynn Burmeister, MD
Lisa Chow, MD, MS
Bradley Miller, MD, PhD*
Antoinette Moran, MD*
Brandon Nathan, MD*
Anna Petryk, MD*
Kyriakie Sarafoglu, MD*
Elizabeth Seaquist, MD

Family Medicine

Nicole Chaisson, MD, MPH
Jon Hallberg, MD
Kevin Kelly, MD
James Pacala, MD, MS
Kara Pacala, MD
Jennifer Welsh, MD

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Alan Baldridge, MD*
Martin Freeman, MD
John Lake, MD
Sarah Schwarzenberg, MD*
Boris Sudel, MD
Julie Thompson, MD

General Surgery

Robert Acton, MD*
Michael Galle, MD
Jorge Granja, MD
Donavon Hess, MD, PhD, MBA*
Bradley Pierce, MD
Daniel Saltzman, MD*
Bradley Segura, MD*


Susan Berry, MD*
Mary Pierpont, MD*
Chester Whitley, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Teresa McCarthy, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Peter Argenta, MD
Linda Carson, MD
Melissa Geller, MD
Rahel Ghebre, MD
Sally Mullany, MD
Deanna Teoh, MD

Hand Surgery

Ann Van Heest, MD


Mark Reding, MD
Gregory Vercellotti, MD


Anne Blaes, MD
Emily Greengard, MD*
Christopher Moertel, MD*
Josephy Neglia, MD*
Manish Patel, MD
Karim Sadak, MD*
Marie Steiner, MD*
Lucie Turcotte, MD*
Brenda Weigel, MD*
Douglas Yee, MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Drew Rosielle, MD

Hospital Medicine

Jordan Marmet, MD*

Infectious Diseases

Meghan Rothenberger, MD
Jo-Anne Young, MD
Daniel Zydowicz, MD

Internal Medicine

Bradley Benson, MD
Paul Gotlieb, MD
Brian Idelkope, MD
Bhavjot Kaur, MD, FACP
David Macomber, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Tracy Prosen, MD


Blanche Chavers, MD *
Michelle Rheault, MD *
Priya Vergese, MD *


Peter Karachunski, MD
Paul Tuite, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Elizabeth Eckhardt, MD
Samantha Hoffman, MD
Louise Ou-Yang, MD
James Presthus
Marky Pukite, MD
Carrie Terrell, MD


Raymond Areaux, MD*
Andrew Harrison, MD
Ali Mokhtarzadeh, MD

Solid Organ Transplant

Srinath Chinnakotla, MD
Ty Dunn, MD
Raja Kandaswamy, MD


Elizabeth Arendt, MD*
Denis Clohisy, MD*
Alicia Harrison, MD*


Holly Boyer, MD
Stephanie Misono, MD
Daniel Yoon, MD*
Bevan Yueh, MD

Pain Management

Kathryn Nixdorf, MD


Emily Borman-Shoap, MD*
Allison Golnik, MD
Abraham Jacob, MD*
Andrew Olson, MD*
Michael Pitt, MD*
Nancy Waller, MD

Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine

Catherine Bendel, MD*
Thomas George, MD*
Sixto Guiang, MD*
Daniel Landers, MD*
Erin Osterholm, MD*
Sara Ramel, MD*
Yasuko Yamamura, MD*

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dennis Dykstra, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Marie-Claire Buckley, MD
Umar Choudry, MD


Gail Bernstein, MD*
Kathryn Cullen, MD*

Radiation Oncology

Chinsoo Cho, MD
Kathryn Dusenbery, MD


Tara Holm, MD*
Jessica Kuehn-Hajder, MD


Jordan Dunitz, MD
Marshall Hertz, MD
Hyun Kim, MD
Theresa Laguna, MD*


Bryce Binstadt, MD
Patricia Hobday, MD
Jerry Molitor, MD
Richard Vehe, MD

Sleep Disorders

Tereza Cervenka, MD
Conrad Iber, MD

Sports Medicine

Suzanne Hecht, MD
David Jewison, MD
Jeffrey Macalena, MD
Bradley Nelson, MD
Steven Stovitz, MD

Surgical Oncology

Todd Tuttle, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Rafael Andrade, MD


James Anderson, MD
Lawrence Cisek, MD
Sean Elliot, MD
Cynthia Fok, MD
William Kaylor, MD
Badrinath Konety, MD
Jane Lewis, MD
Christopher Warlick, MD

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