Thirty BID-Milton Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine released its annual “Top Doctors” list earlier this week, and 30 physicians on Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton’s (BID-Milton) Medical Staff were selected. BID-Milton officials believe this is the most physicians on the hospital’s medical staff ever selected.

Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors list was compiled in partnership with Castle Connolly Medical, publishers of “America’s Top Doctors®” and other healthcare-related consumer guides. For the past 20 years Castle Connolly has surveyed physicians nationwide asking them to nominate other physicians who they felt were outstanding in their specialty. (A physician cannot nominate him/herself.)

A Castle Connolly physician-led research team then reviews all the nominations, including the physician’s medical education, training, academic appointments, and outcome data, if available, before finalizing the Top Doctors list nationally and regionally.

“We are delighted that 30 of the hospital’s physicians and surgeons are regarded so highly by other physicians that they are included in this prestigious list of top doctors in the region,” said Richard Fernandez, president and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton. “When the hospital affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in 2012, we made a strategic decision to bring more specialist physicians to the hospital to partner with our long-standing and highly respected community-based physicians in order to provide more care locally. This list of top doctors shows that our efforts are succeeding.”

BID-Milton affiliated physicians who were named to the Boston Magazine Top Doctors list are:

Jorge Barinaga, MD, MS, Infectious Disease
Michael Berry, MD, Orthopedics
Thomas Cataldo, MD, Colorectal Surgery
Michael Chang, MD, Opthalmology
Jon Cronin, MD, Cardiology
Cynthia Cullinane, MD, Internal Medicine
John Danzinger, MD, Nephrology
Charles DiCecca, MD, Orthopedics
Gerri Goodman, MD, Ophthalmology
Alex Grilli, MD, Otolayngology
Bora Hazar, MD, Nephrology
Hani Ibrahim, MD, Otolaryngology
Gregory Kechejian, MD, General and Vascular Surgery
Paul Konowitz, MD, Otolaryngology
Roger Lefevre, MD, Urogynecology
Janet Li, MD, Urogynecology
H. Easterbrook Longmaid, MD, Diagnostic Radiology
Daniel Mishkin, MD, Gastroenterology
Heidi O’Connor, MD, Pulmonary Disease
Robert Patz, MD, Orthopedics
Martin Pollack, MD, Nephrology
Edward Rao, MD, Gynecology
Carolyn Sax, MD, Pediatrics
Alice Shin, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
Thomas Simonpoulos, MD, Pain Medicine
Joseph Sirois, MD, Orthopedics
Paul Wasson, MD, Opthalmology
Andrew White, MD, Orthopedics Spine Surgery
Richard Whyte, MD, Thoracic Surgery
Peter Zimetbaum, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiology