Lahey Health’s ‘Top Docs’ Honored by Boston Magazine and Castle Connolly

December 14, 2015

Burlington, MA – 139 physicians from across Lahey Health, which includes Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Winchester Hospital and Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals, have been named top-rated doctors by Boston magazine in the December 2015 issue featuring its annual list of Top Docs in Greater Boston.

The Top Docs list is comprised of 647 physicians across more than 50 specialty fields who are most frequently recommended by their peers in a survey managed by New York-based Castle Connelly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company that focuses on helping guide consumers to America’s top doctors and top hospitals.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s 41 honorees are:

• Mohamed E. Akoad, MD (Transplantation)
• Carol A. Anania, MD (Gynecology)
• Raffaele Bruno, MD (Gynecology)
• Anthony C. Campagna, MD (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
• G. Muqtada Chaudry, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Gary W. Cushing, MD (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)
• Richard S. D’Agostino, MD (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)
• Carlos A. David, MD (Neurosurgery)
• Robert Duncan, MD (Infectious Disease)
• Jason R. Gee, MD (Urology)
• Zoher Ghogawala, MD (Neurosurgery)
• Fredric D. Gordon, MD (Gastroenterology, Transplant)
• Mary Beth Hodge, MD (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)
• Bruce G. Hook, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Alice A. Hunter, MD (Hand Surgery)
• Roger L. Jenkins, MD (Transplantation)
• Edward R. Jewell, MD (Vascular Surgery)
• S. Christine Kovacs, MD, MPH (Rheumatology)
• Andrea B. McKee, MD (Radiation Oncology)
• Andrew G. Kowal, MD (Pain Medicine)
• Carla R. Lamb, MD (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
• Subu N. Magge, MD (Neurosurgery)
• Peter W. Marcello, MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery)
• David T. Martin, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Jeffrey L. Marx, MD (Ophthalmology)
• Bruce E. Mirbach, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Richard W. Nesto, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Suzanne M. Olbricht, MD (Dermatology)
• Thomas C. Piemonte, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD (Transplantation)
• Arthur Rabinowitz, MD (Hematology and Oncology)
• Thomas E. Read, MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery)
• Frederic S. Resnic, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Patricia L. Roberts, MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery)
• John A. Saryan, MD (Allergy & Immunology)
• David J. Schoetz Jr., MD (Colon & Rectal Surgery)
• David M. Venesy, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine)
• Andrew G. Villanueva, MD (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
• Harold J. Welch, MD (Vascular Surgery)
• Christina Williamson, MD (Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery)
• Christopher Y. Ying, MD (Nephrology)

Winchester Hospital’s five honorees:

• Dennis Begos, MD, FACS, FASCRS (Colorectal Surgery)
• David Gendelman, MD (Ophthalmology)
• Phillip Gendelman, MD (Ophthalmology)
• Jose Manuel Marcal, MD (Gastroenterology)
• Peter Tiffany, MD (Urology)

The magazine’s full list can viewed at

In addition, 93 physicians from across the health system were included in Castle Connelly’s list of Regional Top Doctors: 66 from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, 22 from Winchester Hospital and five from Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals.

The full list of honorees can be viewed here.

Castle Connelly’s physician-led team of researchers follows a rigorous process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels, polling physicians and the medical leadership of leading hospitals to identify highly skilled, exceptional doctors. Doctors’ educational and professional experience is then screened before final selection is made. Physicians do not and cannot pay to be profiled.