UCI Health doctors named 'Physicians of Excellence'

January 30, 2011
 Best Doctors

The Orange County Medical Association has recognized 58 UCI Health doctors as "Physicians of Excellence."

Each year, the medical association conducts a comprehensive survey of local physicians, asking them to rate their peers on quality of care, leadership, teaching, mentoring, research and humanitarian service. The 2011 honorees are listed in the January 2011 issue of Orange Coast Magazine.

The following doctors at UC Irvine Medical Center, Orange County’s only university medical center, earned the medical association’s 2011 "Physicians of Excellence" distinction:

Allergy and Asthma
William E. Berger, MD

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Michael J. Stamos, MD
Steven D. Mills, MD

Kristen M. Kelly, MD

Diagnostic Radiology
Allen J. Cohen, MD, PhD
Fong Y. Tsai, MS, MD

Emergency Medicine
Michael J. Burns, MD
John Christian Fox, MD
Kristi L. Koenig, MD
Mark I. Langdorf, MD
Shahram Lotfipour, MD
Jennifer A. Oman, MD
Scott E. Rudkin, MD

Kenneth Chang, MD
John G. Lee, MD

General Surgery
David K. Imagawa, MD, PhD

Gynecologic Oncology
Michael L. Berman, MD
Philip J. Di Saia, MD
Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Judith H. Chung, MD, PhD
Carol A. Major, MD
Deborah Ann Wing, MD

Medical Genetics
John Jay Gargus, MD, PhD

Cherry C. Uy, MD

Tahseen Mozaffar, MBBS
Annabel K. Wang, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Felicia L. Lane, MD
Karen L. Noblett, MD
Manuel Porto, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology/Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Afshan B. Hameed, MD

Swaraj Bose, MBBS
Marjan Farid, MD
Ronald N. Gaster, MD
Baruch D. Kuppermann, MD, PhD
Linda S. Lippa, MD
Roger F. Steinert, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Nitin N. Bhatia, MD

Jason H. Kim, MD
Roger L. Crumley, MD

Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery
William B. Armstrong, MD
Brian J.F. Wong, MD

Pediatric Developmental-Behavioral
Robin Steinberg-Epstein, MD

Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease
Anjan S. Batra, MD

Pediatric Critical Care
Mehrdad Jalili, MD

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Leonard S. Sender, MD

Pediatric Neurology
Joseph H. Donnelly, MD
Ira T. Lott, MD
Anne E. Tournay, MD

Melitza Cobham-Browne, MD
Elsie Rosso Hidalgo, MD
Penny R. Murata, MD
Leticia Oliveros, MD
Varalakshmi Reddy, MBBS

Plastic Surgery
Gregory Randolph Evans, MD
Garrett A. Wirth, MD

Gerald A. Maguire, MD

Stephen A. Feig, MD

Vascular Surgery
Roy M. Fujitani, MD