54 Mercy Medical Center Physicians Named Among Region's "TOP DOCTORS" in November 2022 Issue of Baltimore Magazine

October 19, 2022

Baltimore's Top Doctors - Mercy Medical Center

(Baltimore, MD) - A total of 54 Mercy Medical Center physicians were recognized in Baltimore magazine's November 2022 "Top Doctors" issue, representing 28 separate specialties, ranging from dermatology to vascular surgery, specifically:

Breast Surgery

Dr. Neil B. Friedman
Dr. Jennifer Joh

Dr. Douglas Buethe

Family Medine
Dr. Kathryn Boling

General Gynecology
Dr. Kevin Audlin
Dr. Latasha Murphy

General Obstetrics/High Risk Obstetrics
Dr. Robert Atlas

General Obstetrics
Dr. Rachel Adams
Dr. Tangela Anderson-Tull
Dr. Lindsay Appel

General Pediatrics
Dr. Michele Jules-Chapman
Dr. Dawan King-James
Dr. Ashanti Woods

General Surgery
Dr. Kelly Alexander
Dr. J. Lawrence Fitzpatrick
Dr. Thomas J. Swope

Gynecologic Oncology
Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes
Dr. Dwight Im
Dr. Neil B. Rosenshein

Intensivists/Critical Care
Dr. Kelli Eimer

Interventional Radiology
Dr. Brad Cogan
Dr. David Sill

Neurology - Neuromuscular
Dr. Bonnie Gerecke

Dr. Charles Park

Dr. Sandy Kotiah
Dr. Peter Ledakis

Orthopedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle
Dr. John Campbell
Dr. Rebecca Cerrato
Dr. Clifford Jeng
Dr. Patrick Maloney
Dr. Lew Schon

Orthopedic Surgery - Hand
Dr. Clayton Alexander

Orthopedic Surgery - Upper Extremity - Shoulder
Dr. Gregory Gasbarro

Orthopedic Surgery - Joint
Dr. Joseph Ciotola
Dr. Kamala Littleton

Orthopedic Surgery – Sports Medicine
Dr. John-Paul Rue

Pain Management
Dr. David Maine

Plastic Surgery - Reconstruction
Dr. Bernard W. (Bernie) Chang
Dr. Brendan Collins

Radiation Oncology
Dr. Maria Jacobs
Dr. Christian Okoye

Dr. Lynn Ludmer

Spine Surgery
Dr. Charles Edwards II
Dr. Adam Schell

Surgical Oncology
Dr. Debashish Bose
Dr. Kurtis Campbell
Dr. Vadim Gushchin
Dr. Armando Sardi

Dr. R. Mark Ellerkmann

Dr. Blaine Kristo
Dr. Alan Kusakabe
Dr. Robert Thompson

Vascular Surgery
Dr. Vincent Noori
Dr. Alain Tanbe

Each Mercy physician was recognized as among the best in the region in their respective fields.

In addition, Debashish Bose, M.D., PhD, FACS, Medical Director of The Center for Hepatobiliary Disease at Mercy as well as Associate Director Surgical Oncology at Mercy, was among several physicians photographed and profiled for the special edition. Recognized by Baltimore magazine in Surgical Oncology, Dr. Bose is board certified in General Surgery and offers particular expertise in advanced surgical techniques for pancreatic cancer and liver cancer.

Dr. Bose provides leading edge cancer treatment options, including minimally invasive and robotic surgery in the care of late-stage and complex oncologic disease.

Assisting in the Baltimore magazine Top Docs survey were three physician advisors, including OB/GYN Jennifer Taylor, M.D., of Mercy's Family Childbirth and Children's Center, who provided professional expertise. Dr. Taylor also served on the advisory board in 2020 and 2021. Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Taylor earned her medical degree at State University of New York at Buffalo. She completed her residency in OB-GYN at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

About Mercy

Founded in 1874 in Downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed, acute care, university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a high-performing Maryland hospital (U.S. News & World Report); has achieved an overall 5-Star quality, safety, and patient experience rating (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services); is A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade); and is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet™ hospital. Mercy Health Services is a not-for-profit health system and the parent company of Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Personal Physicians.

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