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VCU Massey Cancer Center physicians top Richmond Magazine’s 2012 Top Doctors list

Apr 03, 2012


Physicians at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Centerwere recognized as “Top Docs” in Richmond Magazine‘s April 2012 issue.

Topping the list were 33 doctors from varied specialties who provide oncology-related care to Massey’s patients. These doctors were selected through a survey of Richmond-area physicians which asked who they would recommend in a range of specialties.

“This recognition demonstrates that VCU Massey Cancer Center is providing the highest quality, coordinated cancer care advanced by our research discoveries,” said Gordon D. Ginder, M.D., director of VCU Massey Cancer Center. “All of our clinicians, including physicians, nurses and other medical professionals, are top performers in cancer care.”

“I proudly praise our doctors for leading their fields and for coming together from multiple disciplines to provide comprehensive, coordinated cancer care,” saidSheldon M. Retchin, M.D., CEO of the VCU Health System and vice president of health sciences at VCU.

The following full-time physicians were listed as top performers in the below categories:

Mitchell Anscher: radiation oncology
Doug Arthur: radiation oncology
Charles Bagwell: general surgery
Harry Bear: surgical oncology
Jonathan Bekenstein: neurology
Cecelia Boardman: gynecologic oncology
Doumit BouHaidar: gastroenterology
Anthony Cassano: cardiothoracic surgery
Weldon Chafe: gynecologic oncology
Laurie Cuttino: radiation oncology
Laurence DiNardo: otolaryngology
Algin Garrett: dermatology
Kamar Godder: oncology/hematology
R. Scott Graham: neurosurgery
B. Mayer Grob: urology
Amelia (Aimee) Grover: surgical oncology
Mary Helen Hackney: oncology and hematology
Lance Hampton: urology
Jeffrey Haynes: general surgery
Brian Kaplan: surgical oncology
Asadullah Khan: oncology/hematology
David Lanning: general surgery
Laurie Lyckholm: hospice and palliative care
Gita Massey: oncology/hematology, palliative medicine
Julia Nunley: dermatology
Claudio Oiticica: general surgery
Andrea Pozez: plastic and reconstructive surgery
Evan Reiter: otolaryngology
Wesley Shepherd: pulmonary disease
India Yount Sisler: oncology/hematology
Gary Tye: neurosurgery
Scott Vota: neurology
Harold Young: neurosurgery

This is the ninth time Richmond Magazine has conducted the survey. Past surveys were conducted in 1988, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2011.

Written by: John Wallace

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