Top Doctors – Pasadena Magazine 2015
USC physicians named “Top Doctors” of 2015
A total of 216 Keck medicine of USC physicians were included in Pasadena Magazine’s 2015 roster of “Top Doctors.” The annual edition recognizes medical doctors who practice at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, and various locations in the Los Angeles area including Beverly Hills, downtown Los Angeles, La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena for their exceptional care. The list also includes USC faculty physicians who practice at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and LAC+USC Medical Center. Nominated and voted on by their peers, these 216 doctors are considered some of the best in their profession.

Physicians by specialty:

A
Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Johanna Olson

Anesthesiology
Dr. Candice Tay

C
Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Craig Baker
Dr. Cynthia Herrington
Dr. Vaughn Starnes
Dr. Mark Cunningham
Dr. Jon Detterich
Dr. Henry Huang
Dr. Ray Matthews
Dr. Anilkumar Mehra
Dr. Vivian Mo
Dr. Jay Pruetz
Dr. David Shavelle
Dr. Jerold Shinbane
Dr. Jina Sohn
Dr. Jacqueline Szmuszkovicz
Dr. Helga Van Herle
Dr. Andrew Yoon

Colon/Rectal Surgery
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Dr. Andreas Kaiser

Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. Regina Baker
Dr. Alex Wong

Critical Care
Dr. Lara Nelson

D
Dermatology
Dr. Jae Jung
Dr. Gene Kim
Dr. Maria Ochoa
Dr. David Peng
Dr. Stefani Takahashi
Dr. David Woodley
Dr. Ashley Wysong

E
Emergency Care
Dr. Genevieve Santillanes

Endocrinology/Diabetes
Dr. Griselda Alvarez
Dr. Juliana Austin
Dr. Helen Baron
Dr. John Carmichael
Dr. Lily Chao
Dr. Clement Cheung
Dr. Lynda Fisher
Dr. Mitchell Geffner
Dr. Kurt Hong
Dr. Steven Mittelman
Dr. Brian Miyazaki
Dr. Roshanak Monzavi
Dr. Kathleen Page
Dr. Pisit Pitukcheewanont
Dr. Charles Sharp
Dr. Peter Singer
Dr. Jamie Wood

G
Gastroenterology
Dr. James Buxbaum
Dr. Rula Harb
Dr. Caroline Hwang
Dr. Gregory Idos
Dr. Quin Liu
Dr. Russell Merritt
Dr. Hillel Naon
Dr. Ara Sahakian
Dr. Anisa Shaker
Dr. Sarah Sheibani
Dr. Edy Soffer
Dr. Jacques Van Dam

General Surgery
Dr. Peter Crookes
Dr. Jose Perez
Dr. Kulmeet Sandhu
Dr. Cathy Shin

General/Family Practice
Dr. Sandra Avila
Dr. Jo Reilly
Dr. Brian Webb
Dr. Camilo Zaks

Geriatric Medicine
Dr. Dohwa Kim

Gynecologic Surgery
Dr. Christina Dancz
Dr. Jennifer Israel
Dr. Laila Muderspach
Dr. Annie Yessaian

Gynecology
Dr. Melissa Natavio

H
Hematology
Dr. Howard Liebman
Dr. William May
Dr. Ilene Weitz

I
Infectious Diseases
Dr. Grace Aldrovandi
Dr. Pia Pannaraj

Internal Medicine
Dr. Daniel Arkfeld
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
Dr. Arek Jibilian
Dr. Mabel Vasquez

M
Medicine/Hematology
Dr. David Freyer

N
Nephrology
Dr. Gbemisola Adenuga
Dr. Kevin Lemley

Neurology
Dr. Helena Chui
Dr. Benjamin Emanuel
Dr. Andres Gonzalez
Dr. Eugenia Ho
Dr. Deborah Holder
Dr. Tena Rosser
Dr. Kiarash Sadrieh
Dr. Nerses Sanossian

Neurosurgery
Dr. Arun Amar
Dr. Thomas Chen
Dr. Steven Giannotta
Dr. Patrick Hsieh
Dr. Donald Larsen
Dr. Mark Liker
Dr. John Liu
Dr. William Mack
Dr. Gabriel Zada

O
Obgyn
Dr. Kristin Bendikson
Dr. Aaron Epstein
Dr. Brendan Grubbs
Dr. Marc Incerpi
Dr. Richard Lee
Dr. Patrick Mullin
Dr. Joseph Ouzounian
Dr. Bhuvan Pathak
Dr. Huyen Pham
Dr. Lynda Roman
Dr. Giuliana Songster

Oncology
Dr. Afsaneh Barzi
Dr. Girish Dhall
Dr. Tanya Dorff
Dr. Anthony El-Khoueiry
Dr. Stephen Gruber
Dr. Syma Iqbal
Dr. Heinz-Josef Lenz
Dr. Araz Marachelian
Dr. Cynthia Martel
Dr. Kevin Mcdonnell
Dr. Mark Mcnamara
Dr. Dilipkumar Parekh
Dr. Jacek Pinski
Dr. David Quinn
Dr. Christy Russell
Dr. Alan Wayne

Ophthalmology
Dr. Mark Borchert
Dr. Michael Burnstine
Dr. Steven Dresner
Dr. Jonathan Song
Dr. Rohit Varma

Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Alexander Markarian

Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Lawrence Dorr
Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Gilbert
Dr. George Hatch
Dr. Jay Lieberman
Dr. David Skaggs
Dr. Mark Spoonamore
Dr. Milan Stevanovic
Dr. Vernon Tolo

Otolaryngology
Dr. Debra Don
Dr. Rick Friedman
Dr. Eric Kezirian
Dr. Niels Kokot
Dr. Dennis Maceri
Dr. John Niparko
Dr. Ankur Patel
Dr. Lindsay Reder
Dr. Uttam Sinha
Dr. Bozena Wrobel

P
Pediatric Surgery
Dr. James Stein

Pediatrics
Dr. Sarah Badran
Dr. Eyal Ben-Isaac
Dr. Paul Gaynon
Dr. Yvonne Gutierrez
Dr. Joyce Javier
Dr. Salman Khan
Dr. Chuan-Hao Lin
Dr. Christine Mirzaian
Dr. Jaya Punati
Dr. Sheela Rao
Dr. Matthew Smith
Dr. David Tishler
Dr. Hung Tran
Dr. Douglas Vanderbilt
Dr. Randall Wetzel

Psychiatry
Dr. Lawrence Gross
Dr. Anna Xiao

Pulmonary Disease
Dr. Kamyar Afshar

Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Alex Balekian
Dr. Richard Barbers
Dr. Ahmet Baydur
Dr. Sivagini Ganesh
Dr. Adupa Rao

R
Radiation Oncology
Dr. Eric Chang

Radiology
Dr. Vinay Duddalwar
Dr. Fariba Goodarzian
Dr. Edward Grant
Dr. Sue Hanks
Dr. Susan Harlan
Dr. Christopher Lee
Dr. Sandy Lee
Dr. Ilya Lekht
Dr. Alexander Lerner
Dr. Natalie Mahieu
Dr. George Matcuk
Dr. Suzanne Palmer
Dr. Pulin Sheth
Dr. Amit Sura
Dr. Hisham Tchelepi
Dr. Alison Wilcox
Dr. Mary Yamashita

Rheumatology
Dr. Glenn Ehresmann

Rheumatology/ Internal Medicine
Dr. Shuntaro Shinada

S
Sports Medicine
Dr. Tracy Zaslow

Surgical Oncology
Dr. Heather Macdonald
Dr. Dario Perez
Dr. Stephen Sener
Dr. Howard Silberman

T
Thoracic Surgery
Dr. Robbin Cohen
Dr. Daniel Oh

Transplant Surgery
Dr. Hector Ramos

U
Urology
Dr. Andy Chang
Dr. Siamak Daneshmand
Dr. Roger De Filippo
Dr. Hooman Djaladat

V
Vascular Surgery
Dr. Sung Ham
Dr. Sukgu Han
Dr. William Lee
Dr. Christian Ochoa
Dr. Vincent Rowe