Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham Doctors Named to Boston Magazine’s 2017 Top Doctors List

Date: December 07, 2017

NEEDHAM, MASS.— Over twenty doctors who are affiliated with BID–Needham have been named to Boston Magazine’s 2017 Top Doctors List. The doctors named to the Magazine’s annual list are “carefully vetted and chosen by their peers, the experts on our annual guide to the region’s top doctors”. The announcement follows recent recognition for the hospital’s safety performance from The Leapfrog Group, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).

The BID–Needham doctors named to the 2017 Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors list include: Chris Awtrey, Gynecologic Oncology; Stuart M. Berman, Radiation Oncology (BIDMC Cancer Center in Needham); Alfred Buxton, Cardiology; Glenn Bubley, Medical Oncology (BIDMC Cancer Center in Needham); Joseph M. Ciccone, Urology; Steven B. Cohen, Gastroenterology; George M. Eliopoulos, Infectious Disease; Annie Jow Fang, Internal Medicine; Mark Haffenreffer, Orthopaedic Surgery; James Hennessey, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Rebecca J. Hill, Internal Medicine; Joseph P. Kannam, Cardiology; Roger Lefevre, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Janet Li, Urogynecology/Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery; Samuel Lin, Plastic Surgery; David Rosenthal, Dermatology; Tamara Rozental, Hand Surgery; Arnold M. Savenor, Hand Surgery; Sumner Slavin, Plastic Surgery; Mary Ann Stevenson, Radiation Oncology (BIDMC Cancer Center in Needham); Steven Van Dam, Internal Medicine; and Mark Wyers, Cardiology. 

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