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42 Physicians Named to US News Top Doctor List

Unranked directory created from peer nominations

WINFIELD, Ill., August 17, 2011 – Forty-two physicians on Central DuPage Hospital’s (CDH) medical staff have been nominated to U.S. News Top Doctor list by their peer physicians.

“When we refer a patient to another physician, we are putting our professional reputation on the line,” says CDH’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Kevin Most, D.O. “We do not take that responsibility lightly. Conversely, when another physician refers a patient to us we regard that as a very high honor; and that’s what makes a peer nominated list special. CDH is extremely proud of these 42 physicians.”

Altimari, Anthony F., MD, Surgery

Augustinsky, James, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist

Baker, Dennis A., MD, Diagnostic Radiologist

Barnes, Robert J., MD, Ophthalmologist

Bayer, William, MD, Endocrinologist

Coyer, William, MD, Pediatrician

Daily, Mark J., MD, Ophthalmologist

DeStefani, Thomas, MD, Pediatrician

Giardina, John J., MD, Cardiologist

Gieser, David K., MD, Ophthalmologist

Guay-Bhatia, Lise A., MD, Ophthalmologist

Haag, Jeffrey R., MD, Ophthalmologist

Hart, Robert W., MD, Pulmonologist

Hartsell, William F., MD, Radiation Oncologist

Heim, Stephen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon

Iannucci, Thomas A., MD, Perinatologist

Johnson, Douglas L., MD/PhD, Neurosurgeon

Keen, Mary, MD, Physiatrist

Kolbaba, Scott, MD, Internist

Kovitz, Kevin L., MD, Pulmonologist

Kozeny, Gregory, MD, Nephrologist

Liber, Peter, MD, Pediatrician

Marschall, Michael Albert, MD, Plastic Surgeon

Merrick, Paul, MD, Urologist

Montana, Louis C., MD, Surgeon

Morris, David, MD, Pediatrician

Murthy, Anantha, MD, Radiation Oncologist

Noone, Michael Brendan B., MD, Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Nuzzarello, Joseph, MD, Urologist

Rauh, R. Andrew, MD, Cardiologist

Rezak, Michael, MD/PhD, Neurologist

Richmond, G. Wendell, MD, Allergist-Immunologist

Ross, Matthew, MD, Neurosurgeon

Salvi, Sharad, MD, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Saroja, Kurubarahalli R., MD, Radiation Oncologist

Schneider, Joseph, MD/PhD, Vascular Surgeon

Thomas, Richard, MD, Hand Surgeon

White, G. Wesley, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist

Wiener, Pauline K., MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist

Wyma, Daniel, MD, Psychiatrist

Zeller, W. Patrick, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Zinn, Mary, MD, Pulmonologist

U.S. News Top Doctors was developed in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America’s Top Doctors and other guides, and was built upon data from Castle Connolly’s Top Doctor. The goals of the new project are twofold.

First, to help consumers find the doctors who can best address their needs. Top doctors are identified by location and by hospital affiliation, across a wide range of specialties and subspecialties and for more than 2,000 diseases, medical issues and procedures.

Second, doctors across the country are enlisted to share their awareness of who among their peers are the most worthy of referral. Their collective wisdom, available at usnews.com, will contribute to a growing knowledge base that extends and complements doctors’ longstanding tradition of seeking recommendations from a convenient sample of their trusted colleagues.

About Central DuPage Hospital
Central DuPage Hospital (CDH) is a nationally recognized 313-bed facility located in Winfield, Ill., a suburb west of Chicago. CDH is a leading center for medical technology, one of the busiest surgical hospitals in Illinois and has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services.

For the last five consecutive years, Thomson Reuters has listed CDH as a 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. CDH is affiliated with other healthcare leaders, including regionally known Children’s Memorial Hospital for pediatric care and nationally known Cleveland Clinic for cardiac surgery.

Central DuPage Hospital is an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CDH, visit cdh.org or call 630-933-4234/ TTY 630-933-4833 for the hearing impaired.