GW Physicians Named 2020 Washingtonian Top Docs

December 3, 2020
Top Docs: Washingtonian

More than 50 of our physicians at the George Washington University (GW) Medical Faculty Associates were recognized as 2020 Top Doctors in the D.C. metropolitan region by Washingtonian Magazine.

Congratulations to faculty on the health care teams at GW Hospital, the GW Medical Faculty Associates, and GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Trusted and experienced physicians across medical specialties, such as breast cancer surgery, internal medicine, neurology, and rheumatology, received this recognition from their community and their peers.

Washingtonian is an award-winning print and online magazine in the D.C. metropolitan region published by Washingtonian Custom Media. Each year, the editorial staff builds a listing of the top doctors in the area across 39 specialties, selected by their peers.

This list of our medical practitioners was featured in the magazine’s November issue and also are included in an online directory at Washingtonian.com.

 

Allergy & Immunology

  • Daniel Ein, MD 
  • Anjeni Keswani, MD, Director of the Allergy & Sinus Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine|
  • Jamie Rosenthal, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Breast Cancer – Surgery

  • Anita McSwain, MD, Associate Director of the Breast Care Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Christine Teal, MD, Director of the Breast Care Center and Associate Professor of Surgery

Cardiac Surgery

  • Elias Georges Karroum, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Farzad Najam, MD, Director of Cardiac Surgery and Clinical Professor of Surgery
  • Elizabeth Pocock, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Gregory D. Trachiotis, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Professor of Surgery

Cardiology

  • William Borden, MD, Chief Quality and Population Health Officer and Professor of Medicine and Health Policy
  • Andrew Choi, MD, Co-Director of Cardiac CT and MRI and Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology
  • Brian Choi, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, Co-Director, Advanced Cardiac Imaging, and Professor of Medicine & Radiology
  • Richard Katz, MD, Director of the GW Heart and Vascular Institute, Director of the Division of Cardiology, and Bloedorn Professor of Cardiology
  • Jannet Lewis, MD, Director of the GW Women's Heart Center, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology, and Professor of Medicine
  • Marco Mercader, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Gurusher Panjrath, MD, Director of Heart Failure and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Jonathan Reiner, MD, Director of Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories and Professor of Medicine
  • Allen Solomon, MD, Director of CCU, Director of the GW Cardiology Fellowship, and Professor of Medicine
  • Cynthia Tracy, MD, Associate Director of Cardiology and Professor of Medicine

Cardiology - Interventional

  • Ramesh Mazhari, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Christian Nagy, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Colon and Rectal Surgery

  • Vincent Obias, MD, MS, FACS, Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chair of the Robotics Committee GW Hospital, and Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Bindu Umapathi, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery

Dermatology

  • Ilana DeLuca, MD, PhD, FAAD, Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, Interim Chair of Dermatology, Director of GW Dermatology Residency Program, Director of Translational Research, Professor of Dermatology
  • Vishal Patel, MD, FAAD, Director of the Cutaneous Oncology Program and Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Dermatology

Endocrinology

  • Suzanne Adler, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Ace Lipson, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Jill Paulson, MD, Assistant Professor of Endocrinology

Family Medicine

  • Andrea Anderson, MD, FAAFP, Associate Chief of the Division of Family Medicine
  • April Barbour, MD, MPH, FACP, Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Director of the Primary Care Residency Program, and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Jillian Catalanotti, MD, MPH, Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program and Associate Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy
  • Robert Jablonover, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Brad Moore, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, and Health Services Management and Leadership
  • Kevin O'Connor, DO, Director of Executive Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Maria Portela Martinez, MD, Section Chief of the Division of Family Medicine

Family Practice

  • Andrea Anderson, MD, FAAFP, Associate Chief of the Division of Family Medicine
  • Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP, FACP, founding director of the Rodham Institute and professor of medicine
  • Brad Moore, MD, MPH, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, and Health Services Management and Leadership

Gastroenterology

  • Satyanisth Agrawal, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Showkat Bashir, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology
  • Marie Borum, MD, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and professor of medicine
  • Matthew Chandler, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Samuel Kallus, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Anita Kumar, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Gastroenterology
  • Steven Zeddun, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

General Surgery

  • Hope Jackson, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Associate Clerkship Director
  • Bruce Abell, MD, FACS, Assistant Professor of General Surgery
  • Juliet Lee, MD, Clerkship Director, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education
  • Paul Lin, MD, FACS, Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery, Chief of the Division of General Surgery, and Associate Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncology
  • Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM, Director of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, Co-Medical Director of Critical Care, and Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine
  • Khashayar Vaziri, MD, FACS, Program Director for General Surgery Residency and Professor of Surgery

Geriatrics

  • Tania Alchalabi, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Cobbs, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Robert Jayes, MD, FACP, Medical Director of House Call Program and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Tahira Lodhi, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Christina Prather, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, Director of GW Institute for Spirituality and Health and Professor of Medicine
  • Erica Schockett, MD, Director of Inpatient Palliative Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine

Gynecologic Oncology

  • Micael Lopez-Acevedo, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Infectious Diseases

  • Hana Akselrod, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • David Parenti, MD, Director of GW Traveler's Clinic and Professor of Medicine
  • Afsoon Roberts, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Marc Siegel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Gary Simon, MD, Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine, and Walter G. Ross Professor of Medicine and of Microbiology & Tropical Medicine

Fertility & IVF

  • David Frankfurter, MD, Division Director and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Kathryn Humm, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Sasmira Lalwani, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Internal Medicine / Primary Care

  • Maram Alkhatib, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • April Barbour, MD, MPH, FACP, Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine, Director of the Primary Care Residency Program, and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Bluhm, MD, MPH, FACP, Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Jillian Catalanotti, MD, MPH, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program and Associate Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy
  • Jehan El-Bayoumi, MD, FACP, FACP, Founding Director of the Rodham Institute and Professor of Medicine
  • Adam Hodes, DO, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Robert Jablonover, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Parvinder Khurana, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Michael Knight, MD, MSHP, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Robert Kruger, MD, Associate Clinical Professor
  • Monica Lypson, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Chavon Onumah, MD, MPH, FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Juan Reyes, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Paul Silver, MD, FACP, Associate Professor of Medicine

Interventional Radiology

  • Wayne Olan, MD, Director of Interventional and Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Shawn Sarin, MD, Chief of Interventional Radiology and Assistant Professor of Radiology and Surgery
  • Daniel Scher, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology
  • Anthony Venbrux, MD, Director of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology and Professor of Radiology and Surgery

Nephrology

  • Scott Cohen, MD, MPH, FASN, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Ashte Collins, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Susie Lew, MD, FACP, FASN, Professor of Medicine
  • Dominic Raj, MD, Director of the Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension and Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Neurology

  • Kathleen Burger, DO, Director of Cerebrovascular Neurology and Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Aviva Ellenstein, MD, PhD, Co-Director of the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program and Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Christopher Leon Guerrero, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Perry Richardson, MD, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, Residency Program Director, and Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Director

Neurosurgery

  • Michael Rosner, MD, Program Director of Neurosurgery Residency and Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Anthony Caputy, MD, Hugo V. Rizzoli Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Walter Jean, MD, Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Dimitri Sigounas, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

OB-GYN

  • Charelle Carter-Brooks, MD, MSC, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Susanne Bathgate, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Nancy Gaba, MD, FACOG, Chair of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Oscar I. and Mildred S. Dodek Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Jennifer Keller, MD, Director of the Division of Education and Associate Professor
  • Jennifer Lesko, MD, MPH, FACOG, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Charles Macri, MD, FACOG, FACMG, FACS, Director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Cherie Q. Marfori, MD, FACOG, Director of Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at GW Hospital, Fellowship Director for Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Kathryn Marko, MD, FACOG, NCMP, Residency Program Director and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Oncology/Hematology

  • Rebecca Kaltman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Robert Siegel, MD, Professor of Medicine

Ophthalmology

  • David Belyea, MD, FACS, Vice Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Monica Dalal, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Marena Patronas, MD, Associate Clinical Professor
  • Keith Wroblewski, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • James DeBritz, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sam Moghtaderi, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Raj Rao, MD, Professor and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery

Otolaryngology

  • Steven Bielamowicz, MD, Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology and Professor of Surgery
  • Joseph Goodman, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Associate Program Director of the Otolaryngology Residency
  • Arjun Joshi, MD, Professor of Surgery
  • Ashkan Monfared, MD, Director of Otology and Neurotology, Director of Center for Otolaryngology Microsurgical Education and Training (COMET) lab, and Associate Professor of Surgery and Neurosurgery
  • Ameet Singh, MD, Director of Rhinology (Nose & Sinuses) and Skull-Base Surgery, Co-Director of the Endoscopic Pituitary & Anterior Skull-Base Surgery Program, Professor of Surgery and Neurological Surgery
  • Punam Thakkar, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Thomas Troost, MD, PhD, FACS, Associate Clinical Professor
  • Philip Zapanta, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery and Otolaryngology Residency Program Director

Pain Management

  • May Chin, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Danielle Doyle, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Geet Paul, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Palliative Care

  • Tania Alchalabi, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Plastic Surgery

  • Teresa Marie Buescher, MD
  • Jerry Chao, MD, Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
  • Joanne Lenert, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • Michael Olding, MD, FACS, Chief of the Cosmetic Surgery Center, Chief of the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, and Professor of Surgery

Psychology

  • James Griffith, MD, Leon M. Yochelson Professor and Chair
  • Eindra Khin Khin, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Daniel Lieberman, MD, FAPA, Clinical Director and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Lorenzo Norris, MD, Medical Director of Psychiatric & Behavioral Services, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Zeina Saliba, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Charles Samenow, MD, MPH, Associate Director for Medical Student Education and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Suzan Song, MD, Director of the Division of Child, Adolescent, and Family Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Psychiatry
  • Vanessa Torres-Llenza, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Pulmonology

  • Morgan Delaney, MD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Guillermo Gutierrez, MD, PhD, Chief of Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Disorders and Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Vivek Jain, MD, Director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center and Associate Professor of Medicine

Radiation Therapy

  • Sharad Goyal, MD, Director of the Division of Radiation Oncology and Professor of Radiology
  • Martin Ojong-Ntui, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology

Radiology Interventional

  • Wayne Olan, MD, Director of Interventional and Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Shawn Sarin, MD, Chief of Interventional Radiology and Assistant Professor of Radiology and Surgery

Rehabilitation (Neurology)

  • Akshay S Garg, MD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Geet Paul, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology

Rheumatology

  • Rodolfo Curiel, MD, FACP, FACR, Director of the Myositis Center and Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Victoria Shanmugam, MD, FACP, FACP, FACR, Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Professor of Medicine

Sleep Medicine

  • Jalil Ahari, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Vivek Jain, MD, Director of the GW Sleep Disorders Center and Associate Professor of Medicine

Spinal Surgery

  • Michael Rosner, MD, Program Director for Neurosurgery Residency and Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Anthony Caputy, MD, Hugo V. Rizzoli Professor of Neurosurgery

Sports Medicine

  • Teresa Doerre, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

  • Keith Mortman, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Gregory Trachiotis, MD, Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery Chief and of Thoracic Surgery and Professor of Surgery

Urology

  • Ramez Andrawis, MD, MSC, FRCS, Assistant Professor of Urology
  • Harold Frazier, MD, FACS, Director of Urologic Oncology and Professor of Urology
  • Thomas Jarrett, MD, Chair of the Department of Urology and Professor of Urology
  • Patrick Mufarrij, MD, Assistant Professor of Urology
  • Michael Phillips, MD, Clinical Professor of Urology
  • Paul R Shin, MD, GW Hospital
  • Daniel Stein, MD, MHS, Assistant Professor of Reconstructive Urology
  • Michael Whalen, MD, Director of Genitourinary Multi-Disciplinary Clinic, Urology Residency Research Mentor and Assistant Professor of Urology

Vascular Surgery

  • Subodh Arora, MD, Director of the Vein Center, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Robyn Macsata, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery and Associate Professor of Surgery

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