Top Doctors 2007




Health care is a science and an art. It’s a practice steeped in tradition on a swiftly changing landscape. As the practice of medicine has grown more complex, people increasingly look to physicians to provide a sense of trust and clarity. Each year, New Hampshire Magazine surveys the state’s physicians asking them, if they or a family member were sick, who they would go to for diagnosis or treatment. The results of the 2007 survey are in and Top Doctors have been selected in 24 specialties. Here are the doctors who have been chosen by their peers. Allergy / Immunology John Kalliel, M.D. CMC/Elliot Manchester Allergy Inc. Manchester, (603) 668-6444 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1982 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '05 Anesthesiology Paul Del Giudice, M.D. CMC, BASC Bedford Ambulatory Surgical Center Anesthesia Care Group Manchester, (603) 647-9325 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1979 Robert LaFlam, M.D. Concord Anesthesia Associates, P.A. Concord, (603) 224-4776 Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, 1984 Cardiology Andrew Torkelson, M.D. DHMC/New London Lebanon, (603) 650-5724 Medical School: University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., 1980 Dermatology Stephen M. Del Giudice, M.D. Concord Concord, (603) 226-6119 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1981 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '06 Emergency Care Norman Yanofsky, M.D. DHMC Lebanon, (603) 650-7000 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1977 Michael Lynch, M.D. Concord Concord, (603) 225-2711 Medical School: University of |Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va., 1993 Endocrinology Robert A. Levine, M.D., F.A.C.E. St. Joseph Office of Dr. Robert Levine, Thyroid Center of N.H. Nashua, (603) 881-7141 Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn., 1981 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '05 End of Life Care Ira Byock, M.D. DHMC Palliative Medicine Lebanon, (603) 650-5402 Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Co., 1978 Gastroenterology Timothy Scherer, M.D. SNHMC, DHMC Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua (603) 577-4081 Medical School: State University of New York, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1996 Peter Anderson, M.D. DHMC Dartmouth-Hitchcock Lebanon (603) 650-6734 Medical School: Yale University of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1973 Geriatrics Kenneth Dolkart, M.D. SNHMC Nashua Center For Healthy Aging Nashua, (603) 577-3080 Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., 1980 Family Practice Jonathan Thyng, M.D. SNHMC, DHMC Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua Nashua, (603) 577-4440 Medical School: Tufts University School Of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1988 Gynecological Oncology Leslie DeMars, M.D. DHMC Lebanon, (603) 653-3530 Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vt., 1987 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '05 Gynecology Karen Maynard, M.D. SNHMC Women’s Care of Nashua (603) 577-3100 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1994 Hematology / Oncology Gautami Rao, M.D. SNHMC/SJH/CMC/Elliot DHMC Norris Cotton Center Manchester, (603) 629-1828 Nashua, (603) 577-3460 Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore, India, 1983 Infectious Diseases Michael Strampfer, M.D., F.A.C.P. SNHMC/SJH/CMC/Elliot Infectious Disease Associates/Travel Clinic Nashua, (603) 595-1305 Medical School: State University of N.Y. Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1981 Internal Medicine Paul Clark, M.D. Concord Hospital Concord, (603) 224-4003 Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Mass., 1979 Nephrology Sean Fitzpatrick, M.D. SNHMC/St. Joseph/Parkland Nashua Nephrology (603) 882-2921 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1989 Neurology Robert Thies, M.D. CMC/Elliot Neurology Associates Manchester, (603) 669-0859 Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, New York, N.Y., 1976 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '05 Obstetrics Karen Maynard, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. SNHMC Women’s Care of Nashua (603) 577-3100 Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1994 Ophthalmology Lawrence Jaeger, M.D. Cheshire/DHK Keene, (603) 354-5400 Medical School: NY Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y., 1983 Otolaryngology James Bartels, M.D. CMC/Elliot/PMC Ear Nose & Throat Specialists of Southern New Hampshire Manchester, (603) 622-3623 Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, N.Y., 1982 Pathology Cheryl Ennis, M.D. SNHMC, St. Joseph Nashua Pathology, PA (603) 577-2845 Medical School: St. George’s University, Granada, West Indies, 1988 Pediatrics Patricia Campbell, D.O. Cheshire/DHK Keene, (603) 354-5400 Medical School: University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, 1992 Podiatry Anna Ruelle, D.P.M. Cheshire/DHK Keene (603) 354-5400 Medical School: University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa Psychiatry Karl Lanocha, M.D. Concord Concord Psychiatric Associates (603) 228-7100 Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md., 1982 Pulmonary Diseases Steve Imgrund, M.D. Concord Concord Hospital Pulmonary Medicine (603) 224-9661 Medical School: Autonomous University of Guadalajara, 1979 Radiology Gerard V. Smith, M.D. Concord X-ray Professional Association, Concord Imaging Center Concord, (603) 228-1521 Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1972 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '06 Rehabilitation / Physical Medicine Edward Kois, M.D. SNHMC Private Practice: William E. Kois MD Nashua, (603) 821-5613 Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1983 Barry Gendron, D.O. PRH/WD Seacoast Area Physiatry Newington, (603) 431-5529 Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine, 1989 Reproductive Medicine Misty Blanchette Porter, M.D. DHMC Obstetrics and Gynecology Lebanon, (603) 653-9240 Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, N.H.,1989 Rheumatology Hoke H. Shirley, M.D. Concord/New London Concord Orthopaedics (603) 224-3368 Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, La., 1982 Top Doctors Hall of Fame ‘05 Sports Medicine Charles Carr, M.D. DHMC Lebanon, (603) 650-7788 Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 1981 Josh Seigel, M.D. Exeter/PRH/Northeast Surgical Care Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics Exeter, (603) 775-7575 Medical School: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, N.Y., 1992 Breast Surgery Edward P. Dalton, M.D., F.A.C.S. Elliot Hospital Elliot Breast Health Center Manchester, (603) 668-3067 Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo., 1970 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '05 Cardiac / Thoracic Surgery Benjamin Westbrook, M.D. CMC/Elliot/PMC Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates, P.A. Manchester, (603) 663-6340 Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, Ala., 1979 Colon/Rectal Surgery Jeffrey Harnsberger, M.D. Elliot/DHMC Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Manchester, (603) 695-2840 Medical School : Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, 1987 Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery Yolanda Troublefield, M.D. J.D. SNHMC New England Center for Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery (603) 577-3150 Medical School: New York School of Medicine, New York, N.Y., 1997 General Surgery Lawrence M. Hoepp, M.D. CMC/Elliot General Surgical Specialists of N.E. Manchester, (603) 627-1102 Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa., 1973 Gynecological Surgery Gary Wasserman, M.D. CMC/Elliot Hospitals Manchester Obstetrical Associates P.A., (603) 622-3162 Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo Medical School, 1977 Hand Surgery Robert J. Heaps, M.D. SNHMC/Elliot/CMC/BASC The Orthopedic Center Nashua, (603) 883-0091 Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. 1989 Neurosurgery N. Ross Jenkins, M.D. Concord/CMC/Elliot/PMC/ SNHMC NH NeuroSpine Institute Bedford, (603) 472-8888 Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 1987 Orthopedic Surgery Eric Benson, M.D. CMC/Elliot/BASC N.H. Orthopaedic Surgery P.A., Manchester, (603) 669-5454 Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass.,1993 Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery Wayne Stadelmann, M.D., F.A.C.S. Concord/CASC/Elliot/ CMC/New London Stadelmann Plastic Surgery, PC Concord, (603) 224-5200 Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, 1990 Urological Surgery William Santis, M.D. Concord/New London/DHMC/Speare Memorial Concord Hospital-Urology Group (603) 224-3388 Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., 1994 Vascular Surgery Lawrence M. Hoepp, M.D. CMC/Elliot General Surgical Specialists of N.E.Manchester, (603) 627-1102 Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Phila., Pa., 1973 Top Doctors Hall of Fame '06

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