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OSU Surgeons fill ‘Best Docs’ list


The Best Doctors in America, 2011-2012 database has just been released, and all of the doctors listed in the Surgery category for central Ohio are faculty in the OSU Department of Surgery. Listed as the best are Dr. Kenneth Andreoni, Dr. Ginny Bumgardner, Dr. Elmahdi Elkhammas, Dr. E. Christopher Ellison, Dr. Mitchell Henry, Dr. W. Scott Melvin, Dr. Peter Muscarella, Dr. Bradley Needleman, Dr. Ronald Pelletier, Dr. Amer Rajab, and Dr. Steven Steinberg.

Also listed by surgical specialty are Dr. Mark Arnold, colon and rectal surgery; Dr. Mark Galantowicz and Dr. Alistair Philips, pediatric cardiac surgery; Dr. Gail Besner, Dr. Denis King, and Dr. Steven Teich, pediatric surgery; Dr. William Carson, Dr. William Farrar, and Dr. William Kraybill, surgical oncology; and Dr. Patrick Ross, Jr.,  thoracic surgery.

The Best Doctors in America database is compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., and includes over 40,000 doctors in more than 40 medical specialties. Only the top 1 percent of the nation’s physicians were selected as America’s best. Our nationally recognized surgeons are dedicated to improving the lives of patients right here at home.