UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2019 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 155 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors in America List for 2019 — more than any other hospital in Kentucky. Only four percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review. 

The experts who are part of the Best Doctors in America database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. 

2019 UK HealthCare Best Doctors in America Listing:  

  • Eugene A. Hessel II - Anesthesiology - Cardiovascular & Thoracic Anesthesiology
  • Edwin A. Bowe — Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology; Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Anesthesiology 
  • Dinesh Ramaiah - Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology
  • Annette Rebel - Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology
  • Randall M. Schell - Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology
  • Kimberly S. Winchester — Anesthesiology - General Anesthesiology
  • Zaki U Hassan - Anesthesiology - General Anessthesiology
  • Robert R. Gaiser - Anethesiology - Obstetric Anesthesiology 
  • Vincent L. Sorrell — Cardiovascular Disease - Congenital Heart Disease, Diagnostic Radiology, Echocardiography, General Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology 
  • Gretchen Lois Wells — Cardiovascular Disease - Congenital Heart Disease, General Cardiovascular Disease 
  • Steve W. Leung — Cardiovascular Disease - Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology 
  • Mikel D. Smith — Cardiovascular Disease - Echocardiography 
  • David J. Moliterno — Cardiovascular Disease - General Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology,  
  • Susan Smyth — Cardiovascular Disease - General Cardiovascular Disease 
  • David C. Booth — Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology 
  • Adrian W. Messerli — Cardiovascular Disease - Interventional Cardiology  
  • David W. Rudy — Clinical Pharmacology - General Clinical Pharmacology; Internal Medicine - General 
  • Annette Rebel — Critical Care Medicine - Anesthesiology 
  • Sanjay Dhar — Critical Care Medicine - Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine 
  • Rolando Berger — Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine - General Pulmonary Medicine 
  • Scott Morehead — Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine 
  • Peter E. Morris — Critical Care Medicine - Pulmonary Medicine 
  • Joseph Zwischenberger — Critical Care Medicine - Surgical Critical Care; Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Oncological Surgery 
  • Andrew C. Bernard — Critical Care Medicine - Trauma  
  • Kenneth B. Ain — Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism, Thyroid 
  • Philip A. Kern — Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism 
  • Lisa R. Tannock — Endocrinology and Metabolism - General Endocrinology and Metabolism 
  • Keisa L. Fallin-Bennett - Family and Community Medicine
  • Archana M. Kudrimoti - Family and Community Medicine
  • Robert Hosey — Family Medicine - Sports Medicine 
  • Milton Kyle Smoot — Family Medicine - Sports Medicine
  • Samuel H. Mardini - Gastroenterology - Advanced Endoscopy 
  • Deborah Flomenhoft — Gastroenterology - Inflammatory Bowel Disease 
  • Kevin A. Pearce — Geriatric Medicine - General Geriatric Medicine 
  • Scott A. Riley — Hand Surgery - Reconstructive Surgery 
  • Nicole E. Leedy — Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease 
  • Alice C. Thornton — Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease
  • Michael H. Young — Infectious Disease - General Infectious Disease
  • Thein Myint - Infectious Disease - Travel Clinic
  • Alice Thornton - Infectious Disease - General   
  • Takako S. Schaninger — Infectious Disease - HIV/AIDS 
  • T. Shawn Caudill — Internal Medicine - General 
  • Jacqueline S. Gibson — Internal Medicine - General 
  • Andrew Hoellein — Internal Medicine - General 
  • Connie W. Jennings — Internal Medicine - General 
  • David W. Rudy - Internal Medicine - General and Geriatrics 
  • Dale E. Toney — Internal Medicine - General 
  • Susanne M. Arnold — Medical Oncology and Hematology - Head and Neck Cancer, Lung Cancer 
  • Boutros Sawaya - Nephrology -  Bone and Mineral Metabolism
  • Jonathhan C. Webb - Nephrology - Bone and Mineral Metabolism
  • Sadiq Ahmed — Nephrology - General Nephrology 
  • Hartmut H. Malluche — Nephrology - General Nephrology, Toxicology 
  • Craig Van Horne — Neurological Surgery - General Neurological Surgery
  • Justin F. Fraser - Neurological Surgery - Aneurysms and Arteriovenous Disorders 
  • Phillip A. Tibbs — Neurological Surgery - Spinal Surgery 
  • Gregory A. Jicha — Neurology - Behavioral Neurology, Geriatric Neurology 
  • Kevin R. Nelson - Neurology - Botulinium Treatment, Neuromuscular Disease 
  • Edward J. Kasarskis — Neurology - Degenerative Diseases, General Adult Neurology, Infectious and Demyelinating Diseases 
  • Charles D. Smith Jr. — Neurology - Degenerative Diseases. 
  • Siddharth Kapoor — Neurology - Epilepsy, Headache 
  • John Slevin — Neurology - Movement Disorders 
  • Larry B. Goldstein — Neurology - Stroke 
  • Luther C. Pettigrew Jr. — Neurology - Stroke 
  • Christopher P. DeSimone — Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology 
  • Rachel W. Miller — Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology 
  • Fred Rand Ueland — Obstetrics and Gynecology - Gynecologic Oncology 
  • Wendy Hansen — Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Frederick M. Zachman - Obstetrcs and Gynecology 
  • John M. O'Brien Jr. — Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Douglas G. Katz - Opthalmology - Cornea and External Disease, Cataract Surgery
  • Woodford S. Van Meter  — Ophthalmology - Anterior Segment, Cataract Surgery, Optics and Refraction, Corneal Diseases and Transplantation 
  • Sheila P. Sanders — Ophthalmology - Glaucoma
  • Peter J. Timoney - Ophthalmology - Oculofacial Plastic & Orbital Surgery 
  • Peter J. Blackburn - Ophthalmology - Retinal Diseases
  • Paul Pearson - Ophalmology - Retinal Diseases
  • Jeffrey Bryan Selby — Orthopaedic Surgery - Hip Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery, Trauma 
  • Scott D. Mair — Orthopaedic Surgery - Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine 
  • Mary Lloyd Ireland — Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine 
  • Darren Lee Johnson — Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine 
  • Sanford M. Archer — Otolaryngology - General Otolaryngology 
  • Joseph Valentino — Otolaryngology - General Otolaryngology, Oncological Surgery 
  • Raleigh O. Jones — Otolaryngology - Neurotology,  Otology
  • Matthew Bush - Otolarngology - Head and Neck Surgery 
  • Brett T. Comer - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Amit Bipin Patel - Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Ear, Nose and Throat, Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery
  • Rony K. Aouad — Otolaryngology - Oncological Surgery  
  • Thomas J. Gal — Otolaryngology - Oncological Surgery 
  • Eun Y. Lee - Pathology - Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Cancer
  • Julie Ribes — Pathology - Pathology-Medical Microbiology, General Pathology 
  • Henrietta Salvilla Bada — Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Hubert O. Ballard — Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 
  • Peter J. Giannone Jr. — Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 
  • Ricki F. Goldstein — Pediatric Specialist - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 
  • Robert J. Baumann — Pediatric Specialist -Neurology, Epilepsy and Neurology, General 
  • William C. Robertson Jr. — Pediatric Specialist - Neurology, General 
  • Louis I. Bezold, III - Pediactric Specialist -Pediatric Cardiology  
  • Kristopher Cumbermack Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Cardiology 
  • Douglas J. Schneider — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Cardiology 
  • Philip A. Bernard — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care 
  • Scottie B. Day — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care
  • Cheri D. Landers - Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Critical Care  
  • John L. Fowlkes — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Alba E. Morales Pozzo - Pediatric Specialists - Pediatric Endocrinology 
  • Kathryn M. Thrailkill — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Endocrinology 
  • George J. Fuchs III — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Gastroenterology  
  • Troy E. Gibbons — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Gastroenterology 
  • Stefan G. Kiessling — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Nephrology
  • Kimbery R. Ringley - Pediatric Specialist - Primary Care 
  • John M. Draus - Pediatric Specialist - General and Thoracic Surgery 
  • Thomas Pittman — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Neurological Surgery 
  • Julia C. Stevens — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Ophthalmology 
  • Henry Iwinski — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Ryan D. Muchow - Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Scott A. Riley - Pediactric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Vishwas R. Talwalkar — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Henry C. Vasconez — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Plastic Surgery; Plastic Surgery - Craniofacial Surgery, Facial Aesthetic Surgery 
  • James Y. Liau - Pediatric Specialist - Plastic Surgery, Facial clefting, Crainiosynsotosis
  • Michael I. Anstead — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Pulmonology; Pulmonary Medicine - Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Jamshed F. Kanga — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Pulmonology 
  • John Draus — Pediatric Specialist - Pediatric Surgery 
  • Rebecca Collins — Pediatrics - General 
  • Donna G. Grigsby — Pediatrics - General 
  • Philip B. Latham — Pediatrics - General 
  • Carol Steltenkamp — Pediatrics - General  
  • Carmel Wallace — Pediatrics - General 
  • Thomas L. Young — Pediatrics - General 
  • Erich C. Maul — Pediatrics - Hospital Medicine 
  • Rhoda A. Akafuah - Primary Care - Primary Care Pediatrics
  • Rolando Berger - Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Mehdi Khosravi - Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Ashley A. Montgomery-Yates - Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • R. Scott Morehead - Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Peter E. Morris - Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Marcus E. Randall  - Radiation Oncology - Brachytherapy, General Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiosurgery
  • William H. St. Clair - Radiation Oncology - Brain Cancer, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Genitourinary Cancer, Lung Cancer, Hematology & Oncology 
  • Mahesh R. Kudrimoti — Radiation Oncology - General Radiation Oncology, Head and Neck Cancer 
  • Ronald McGarry — Radiation Oncology - Lung Cancer, Lymphomas, Radiosurgery 
  • M. Elizabeth Oates — Radiology  - Nuclear Radiology 
  • Scott D. Stevens — Radiology - Vascular Radiology 
  • Robert W. Lightfoot Jr. — Rheumatology - General Rheumatology, Vasculitis
  • David A.Sloan - Surgery - Endocrine Surgery
  • B. Mark Evers — Surgery - Gastroenterologic Surgery
  • John Scott Roth - Surgery - Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery 
  • David B. Drake - Surgery - Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Patrick C. McGrath — Surgical Oncology - Breast Cancer, General Surgical Oncology 
  • Michael Sekela — Thoracic Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Adult Thoracic Surgery 
  • Sibu P. Saha — Thoracic Surgery - Adult Thoracic Surgery; Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular 
  • Timothy W. Mullett —Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic Oncological Surgery 
  • Stephen Strup — Urology - Endourology, Urologic Oncology 
  • Deborah R. Erickson — Urology - Female Urology, General Urology 
  • Eric D. Endean — Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 
  • David J. Minion — Vascular Surgery - Vascular and Endovascular Surgery