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Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

HOUSTON –Sixty-one physicians at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston were recently selected for the 2015-2016 The Best Doctors in America® List. Only five percent of physicians in the United States earn this prestigious honor, which determined by impartial peer review of more than 40,000 physicians nationwide.

MEDVAMC physicians named on the list represent a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services offered at the Medical Center, including cardiology, neurology, surgery, medicine and much more.   “These dedicated physicians exemplify the top quality health care the Houston VA provides to more than 103,000 military Veterans in southeast Texas,” said J. Kalavar, M.D., MEDVAMC chief of staff. “This award is indicative of the dedication and professionalism of our entire healthcare team.”

           Bincy P. Abraham, Gastroenterology
           Daniel Albo, Surgical Oncology
           Daniel Anaya, Surgical Oncology and Surgery
           Elizabeth F. Baze, Ophthalmology
           David Berger, Surgical Oncology
           Carol Bodenheimer, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Timothy Boone, Urology
           Fred J. Bressler, Otolaryngology
           Anthony Edwin Brissett, Otolaryngology
           George Carrum, Medical Oncology and Hematology
           Petros E. Carvounis, Ophthalmology
           Peter T. Chang, Ophthalmology
           Yvonne I. Chu, Ophthalmology
           Michael Coburn, Urology
           Joseph Stapleton Coselli, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery
           Maria Dajoyag-Mejia, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Rabih Darouiche, Infectious Disease and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Donald Thomas Donovan, Otolaryngology
           Bruce L. Ehni, Neurological Surgery
           Hashem B. El-Serag, Gastroenterology
           Aimee D. Garcia, Geriatric Medicine
           John A. Goss, Surgery
           Martin Grabois, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           David Y. Graham, Gastroenterology
           Stephen B. Greenberg, Infectious Disease
           Richard J. Hamill, Infectious Disease
           Jennifer Harrison, Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Helene K. Henson, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Sally Ann Holmes, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
           Ricardo Esteban Jorge, Psychiatry
           Biswajit Kar, Cardiovascular Disease
           Douglas D. Koch, Ophthalmology
           Mark Edwin Kunik, Psychiatry
           Glenn C. Landon, Orthopaedic Surgery
           Richard Alan Lewis, Ophthalmology
           Laura Marsh, Psychiatry
           Sanjay J. Mathew, Psychiatry
           Brian J. Miles, Urology
           Daniel M. Musher, Infectious Disease
           Vijay Nambi, Cardiovascular Disease
           David T. Netscher, Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
           Thomas F. Newton, Psychiatry
           Ida Orengo, Dermatology
           Silvia D. Orengo-Nania, Ophthalmology
           James L. Pool, Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacology
           Charles Reitman, Orthopaedic Surgery
           Maria Rodriguez-Barradas, Infectious Disease
           Theodore Rosen, Dermatology
           John J. Seger, Cardiovascular Disease
           Yasser Shaib, Gastroenterology
           Andrea Stolar, Psychiatry
           David J. Sugarbaker, Thoracic Surgery and Surgical Oncology
           George E. Taffet, Geriatric Medicine
           Mas Takashima, Otolaryngology
           Robert S. Tan, Family Medicine
           Salim S. Virani, Cardiovascular Disease
           Matthew J. Wall, Jr.,Thoracic Surgery
           Mitchell Weikert, Ophthalmology
           John E. Wolf, Jr., Dermatology
           David H. Yawn, Pathology
           Michael Tze-Chien Yen, Ophthalmology

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