Wright State physicians and faculty named 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America

DAYTON, OHIO—Thirty-eight Wright State physicians and faculty of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and Wright State Physicians were named to the 2017-2018 Best Doctors in America® List. They represented 88 percent of the 43 Dayton-area doctors named. One was selected four times; another was selected three times, and four were selected twice in different specialties and subspecialties.

Five of the 43 physicians are Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni, and nine are alumni of the medical school’s residency programs.

These leading medical practitioners, researchers and professors are members of a prestigious, peer-reviewed group that includes the top 4 percent of U.S. physicians.

Best Doctors, Inc., compiles and maintains the list. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors conducts a physician survey to identify the doctors that other doctors trust most. The list includes more than 50,000 medical experts in some 450 specialties and subspecialties worldwide.

The Wright State physicians and faculty were named best doctors across a broad range of specialties and subspecialties ranging from infectious disease to pediatric pulmonology.

“Our faculty members are leading the way in medical education, research and patient care,” said Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A., FACS, dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. “We congratulate the faculty of the Boonshoft School of Medicine, the doctors of Wright State Physicians and our alumni who were named the best doctors in the Dayton area.”

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is a community-based medical school affiliated with seven major teaching hospitals in the Dayton area. The medical school educates the next generation of physicians by providing medical education for more than 459 medical students and 458 residents and fellows in 13 specialty areas and 10 subspecialties. Its research enterprise encompasses centers in the basic sciences, epidemiology, public health and community outreach programs. More than 1,500 of the medical school’s 3,328 alumni remain in medical practice in Ohio.

Wright State Physicians is one of the largest physician-managed multispecialty groups in the Dayton region. Physicians affiliated with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine offer primary or specialty care in a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services.

Listed below are the doctors of Wright State Physicians and the faculty of the Boonshoft School of Medicine who were named the Best Doctors in the Dayton region.

 

Cardiovascular Disease

Stephen C. Wenzke, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Premier Health Miami Valley Cardiologists
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine

 

Family Medicine/General Family Practice

Marjorie A. Bowman, M.D., M.P.A.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Family Medicine, and Population and Public Health

Cynthia G. Olsen, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emerita, Family Medicine

Steven K. Swedlund, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics, and Clinical Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Program Director, Geriatrics Fellowship Program

 

Hand Surgery/General Hand Surgery

Peter S. Barre, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Premier Health Hand and Reconstructive Surgeons and Associates
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Beth A. Berrettoni, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Premier Health Hand and Reconstructive Surgeons and Associates
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Mark S. Klug, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Orthopaedic Associates of SW Ohio
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Infectious Disease/General Infectious Disease

Jack M. Bernstein, M.D.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine

 

Infectious Disease/HIV/AIDS

Thomas E. Herchline, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Internal Medicine

 

Infectious Disease/Hospital-Acquired Infections

John S. Czachor, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor and Vice Chair, Internal Medicine, and Assistant Professor, Pathology

 

Infectious Disease/Transplantation Infections

Steven D. Burdette, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Internal Medicine
Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Program

 

Infectious Disease/Tropical Disease and Travel Medicine

John S. Czachor, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor and Vice Chair, Internal Medicine, and Assistant Professor, Pathology

 

Infectious Disease/Virology

Jack M. Bernstein, M.D.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Internal Medicine

 

Internal Medicine/General

Roberto J. Colon, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

John S. Czachor, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor and Vice Chair, Internal Medicine, and Assistant Professor, Pathology

Glen D. Solomon, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Chair, Professor, Internal Medicine, and Interim Chair, Professor, Neurology

 

Ophthalmology/General Ophthalmology

Richard L. Liston, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Eye Associates Inc.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 

Ophthalmology/Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

Walter Hartel, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Eye Associates
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 

Otolaryngology/Otology

Robert A. Goldenberg, M.D.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emeritus, Surgery

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Problems

John C. Duby, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Chair, Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Gastroenterology

Adam Mezoff, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics

Shehzad A. Saeed, M.B.B.S.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Mukund Dole, M.B.B.S.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Infectious Disease

Sherman J. Alter, M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Nutrition

Shehzad A. Saeed, M.B.B.S.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Ophthalmology

Richard L. Liston, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Eye Associates Inc.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Otolaryngology

Ravi Elluru, M.D., Ph.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Surgery and Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehab

Michelle A. Potts, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Pulmonology

Gary A. Mueller, M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

 

Pediatric Specialist/Pediatric Radiology

Elizabeth H. Ey, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Pediatric Imaging
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiological Sciences

 

Pediatrics/General

Ann Burke, M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatrics Residency Program

Paul Deenadayalu, M.B.B.S. (Voluntary Faculty)
Northwest Dayton Pediatrics
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Greg M. Eberhart, M.D.
Cornerstone Pediatrics
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Sara F. Guerrero-Duby, M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Maria T. Nanagas, M.D.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

John M. Pascoe, M.D., M.P.H.
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Pediatrics

Alonzo Patterson III, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
PriMed Wright Dunbar Pediatrics
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/General Physical Medicine and Rehab

Michelle A. Potts, M.D. (Voluntary Faculty)
Dayton Children’s Hospital
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

 

Psychiatry/Affective Disorders

Paulette M. Gillig, M.D., Ph.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emerita, Psychiatry

 

Psychiatry/General Psychiatry

Julie P. Gentile, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Chair and Professor, Psychiatry

Paulette M. Gillig, M.D., Ph.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emerita, Psychiatry

Brenda Roman, M.D.
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry

 

Psychiatry/Intellectual Disability

Allison E. Cowan, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

 

Psychiatry/Neuropsychiatry

Paulette M. Gillig, M.D., Ph.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emerita, Psychiatry

 

Psychiatry/Psychotherapy

Rafay Atiq, M.B.B.S.
Dettmer Outpatient Services
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

 

Psychiatry/Schizophrenia

Paulette M. Gillig, M.D., Ph.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor Emerita, Psychiatry

 

Vascular Surgery/Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

John H. Matsuura, M.D.
Wright State Physicians
Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Surgery