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More than 600 Yale New Haven Health Physicians on “Top Doctors” List

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

New London, CT/Westerly, RI (June 2, 2021) – A total of 662 physicians affiliated with Yale New Haven Health – which includes Bridgeport, Greenwich, Yale New Haven, and Lawrence + Memorial hospitals in Connecticut, Westerly Hospital in Rhode Island, and Northeast Medical Group – have been selected for Connecticut Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors in America list in the June 2021 issue.

“Each year, it’s a source of great pride to see so many of our physician partners and medical staff represented on the list of top doctors,” said Patrick Green, president and CEO, Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospitals. “We commend our colleagues for being honored this year. These outstanding physicians represent the compassionate and high-quality care that is provided within Yale New Haven Health every day”.

Connecticut magazine partnered with Castle Connolly, a leading national health care research company, to compile the annual list of the state’s top physicians. The 2021 nomination period was in February and physicians are able to nominate colleagues and peers who are board certified in their specialty and 10 years post medical school then Castle Connolly makes the final determination.

The “Top Doctors” issue features 1,560 physicians representing scores of specialties across Connecticut.

Physicians affiliated with Yale New Haven Health representing more than 60 specialties comprise 42 percent of the total list. The complete list can be found in the June 2021 issue of Connecticut Magazine.

For more information on the Lawrence + Memorial and Westerly hospital doctors named in this year’s “Top Doctors” issue, visit lmhosp.org and westerlyhospital.org.

This year’s list of ‘Top Docs’ from L+M and Westerly includes: Paul Bourguignon, MD, Surgery; Mical Campbell, MD, Gastroenterology; Frank Dellacono, MD, Otolaryngology; Francis Falck, MD, Ophthalmology; John Frese, MD, Gastroenterology; Jon Gaudio, MD, Cardiovascular Disease; Alan Greenwald, MD, Gastroenterology; Michael Halperin, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery; Christopher Hutchins, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery; Amzad Khan, MD, Gastroenterology; Stephen Lattanzi, MD, Medical Oncology; John Lee, MD, Plastic Surgery; Robert Levin, MD, Rheumatology; Harry Ma, MD, Vascular Surgery; Mohsin Malik, MD, Dermatology; Debra Miller, MD, Dermatology; Geoffrey Nadzam, MD, Surgery; Thomas Peter, MD, Nephrology; Fred Santoro, MD, Pediatrics; Eugene Sapozhnikov, MD, Gastroenterology; and George Yavorek, MD, Colon and Rectal Surgery.

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit, 280-bed general and acute care hospital providing patient care to medical, surgical, pediatric, psychiatric and obstetrical patients in southeastern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island since 1912. Lawrence + Memorial offers cardiac acute, step-down and rehabilitation programs and is the only eastern Connecticut hospital that performs emergency and elective angioplasty. www.lmhospital.org

Westerly Hospital, a member of Yale New Haven Health, is a 125-bed hospital that has been providing residents of southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut with a full range of inpatient and outpatient services in a community hospital setting for more than 90 years. Westerly Hospital patients receive the finest quality treatment in the following areas of care: emergency, medical, surgical, radiology, laboratory and rehabilitative services. The hospital also offers heart and vascular care, interventional pain management, wound care, pulmonary rehabilitation services, inpatient geriatric psychiatric care and comprehensive cancer care provided through the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center. All inpatient rooms are private. westerlyhospital.org

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