Valley Medical Group News

Valley Physicians well-represented on NJ Monthly 2015 “Top Doctors” list


PARAMUS, NJ, October 20, 2015New Jersey Monthly magazine named 58 doctors from The Valley Hospital’s Medical Staff to its 2015 “Top Doctors” list.

To compile their list, New Jersey Monthly commissioned an independent survey of every licensed doctor in New Jersey. Each of the doctors was asked to give recommendations of the physicians they would choose to treat their own family members. The list names 987 doctors in 69 medical specialties.

The 58 doctors included on the list from Valley’s Medical Staff represent a range of specialties, including gynecologic oncology, neonatology, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, infectious diseases, neurosurgery and vascular surgery.

Valley physicians who were listed in the special issue of New Jersey Monthly magazine are: Thomas Ahlborn, M.D., General Surgery; Mutahar Ahmed, M.D., Urology; Frederick Alexander, M.D., Pediatric Surgery; Douglas Avella, M.D., Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery; Eric Avezzano, M.D., Gastroenterology; Hooman Azmi, M.D., Neurosurgery; George Becker, M.D., Emergency Medicine; Jessica Blume, M.D., Allergy and Immunology; Neal Breit, M.D., Endocrinologist; Crystal Broussard, M.D., Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine; Cindy Chang, M.D., Allergy and Immunology; Daniel Char, M.D., Vascular Surgery; John Chuback, M.D., Cardiac Surgery; Jeff Chung, M.D., Rheumatology.

Sameera Daud-Ahmad, M.D., Endocrinology; Mark Dombrowski, M.D., Family Practice; Frederick Fakharzadeh, M.D., Orthopedic Hand Surgery; Frank Ferraro, M.D., Plastic Surgery; Susan Flanzman, M.D., Internal Medicine; Gregory Gallina, Colon and Rectal Surgery, M.D.; Rajinder Gandhi, M.D., Pediatric Surgery; Carol Glaubiger, M.D., Internal Medicine; Michele Gliksman, M.D., Gynecology; Edward Gold, M.D., Oncology Medical and Internal Medicine; Noah Goldman, M.D., Gynecologic Oncology; David Goldstein, M.D., Gastroenterology; Richard Goldstein, DPM, Podiatry; Lawrence Harrison, M.D., Surgical Oncology; Joel Jacowitz, M.D., Cardiology; George Kaptain, M.D., Neurosurgery; David Konigsberg, M.D., Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery; Peter Lee, M.D., Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Bennett Leifer, M.D., Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine; Rafael Levin, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery; Joseph Licata, M.D., General Surgery; Frank Manginello, M.D., Pediatrics, Neonatology; Farshad Mansouri, M.D., Colon and Rectal Surgery; Zvi Marans, M.D., Pediatric Cardiology; Stephen Margulis, M.D., Gastroenterology; Monica Meyer, M.D., Obstetrics & Gynecology; Mary Ann Michelis, M.D., Allergy & Immunology; Sessine Najjar, M.D., Internal Medicine; Joel Nizin, M.D., Colon and Rectal Surgery; Kumar Patel, M.D., Vascular Surgery; Rajnik Raab, M.D., Neurosurgery; Roger Rosenstein, M.D., Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery.

Steven Rosner, M.D., Rheumatology; Patrick Roth, M.D., Neurosurgery; Viral Shah, M.D., Endocrinology and Internal Medicine; Leonard Silverstein, M.D., Allergy and Immunology; Carol Sotsky, M.D., Infectious Diseases; Gerald Sotsky, M.D., Cardiology; Jacques Tohme, M.D., Endocrinology and Internal Medicine; Roy Vingan, M.D., Neurosurgery; Howard Weizman, M.D., Nephrology and Internal Medicine; Ronald White, M.D., Colon and Rectal Surgery; Luis Zapiach, M.D., Plastic Surgery and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery; Ira Zucker, M.D., Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.