College of
Human
Medicine

2015-2016 BEST DOCTORS

Nearly 200 MSU College of Human Medicine physician faculty members have been named to the 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America® list. The listing, developed through an extensive, year-long peer-reviewed process by Boston-based Best Doctors, Inc., represents the doctors rated by their peers as being among the very best in their specialty. Below are the MSU College of Human Medicine physician faculty who are on the Best Doctor's in America list. 

LANSING-BASED FACULTY

George S Abela, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing

Gerald R Aben, M.D.
Radiology
Lansing

Cathleen M Abbott, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing

Elizabeth Alexander, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing 

Hend Azhary, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing 

Henry Barry, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing 

Reynard Bouknight, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing 

Robin DeMuth, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing

Gary S Ferenchick, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing 

Kevin T Foley, M.D.
Internal Medicine and Family Medicine
Lansing

Renuka D Gera, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Jonathan Gold, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Ved V Gossain, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing

Raza U Haque, M.D.
Internal Medicine and Family Medicine
Lansing

Daniel H Havlichek, Jr., M.D.
Medicine
Lansing

Mark M Kadrofske, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing 

David I Kaufman, D.O.
Neurology & Ophthalmology
Lansing

Roshni Kulkarni, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Heather S Laird-Fick, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing 

Richard Edmund Leach, M.D.
Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Biology
Lansing

Jed G Magen, D.O.
Psychiatry
Lansing

Suresh K Mukherji, M.D.
Radiology
Lansing

Said Omar, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Julie P Phillips, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing

Steven E Roskos, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing

Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Yakov M Sigal, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

George F Smith, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing 

Sathyanarayan Sudhanthar, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Kripa Thakur, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

Jane Turner, M.D.
Pediatrics and Human Development
Lansing

David P Weismantel, M.D.
Family Medicine
Lansing

Michael H Zaroukian, M.D.
Medicine
Lansing

Andrew Zwyghuizen, M.D.
Surgery
Lansing

FAMILY MEDICINE

Lee P Begrow, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

George S Bruins, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert Darios, M.D.
Lansing

Valerie Johnson, M.D.
Lansing

Amy Odom, M.D.
Lansing

James P Olson, M.D.
Lansing

Brian V Phillips, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Barry E Saltman, M.D.
Lansing

Karen K VanGorder, M.D.
Lansing

Timothy Wellemeyer, M.D.
Lansing 

MEDICINE

Mainor R Antillon, M.D.
Grand Rapids

John R Armstrong, M.D.
Lansing

Walter Barkey, M.D.
Flint

Marcus G Beversluis, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Mark R Boelkins, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Iris Boettcher, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Brett Brinker, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Patricia Cagnoli, M.D.
Lansing

Wayne M Couwenhoven, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Timothy E Daum, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Michael G Dickinson, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Darryl A Elmouchi, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Mark D Ensberg, M.D.
Lansing

Richard D Feenstra, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Kevin Thomas Foley, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Andre Gauri, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert A Genovese, M.D.
Midland

Jeffrey F Gephart, M.D.
Upper Peninsula

Jeanne M Gratiot-Deans, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Michael Harrison, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Lawrence R Hennessey, M.D.
Lansing

Gary N Humphries, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Melonie S Ice, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Fred Isaacs, M.D.
Lansing

Rafael A Javier, M.D.
Lansing 

Sean Kesterson, M.D.
Midland

John Krcmarik, M.D.
Traverse City

Peter A Kuhl, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Richard L Lammers, M.D.
Kalamazoo

David E Langholz, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Mark E Loehrke, M.D.
Kalamazoo

John R Maurer, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Mary C Meerschaert, M.D.
Lansing

Richard McNamara, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Daniel M Navin, M.D.
Traverse City

Alan D Neiberg, M.D.
Lansing

Deborah J Ochs, M.D.
Traverse City

Gregory V Osborne, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert Pacer, M.D.
Traverse City

Robert S Rood, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Joel R Saper, M.D.
Lansing

Anju Sawni, M.D.
Flint

John C Siano, M.D.
Lansing

Marek A Stawiski, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Richard A Van Dyken, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Glenn M Van Otteren, M.D.
Grand Rapids

A Robert Van Tuinen, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Evelyn Vanderveen, M.D.
Grand Rapids

John R Vydareny, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Lawrence H Warbasse III, M.D.
Traverse City

William F Weatherhead, D.O.
Lansing

Joseph Gerard Will, M.D.
Traverse City

Jeffrey Wilt, M.D.
Kalamazoo

Kathleen J Yost, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

David K Young, M.D.
Lansing

Mary A Yurko, M.D.
Grand Rapids

NEUROLOGY & OPHTHALMOLOGY

Glen N Ackerman, M.D.
Lansing

Jeffrey A Diskin, M.D.
Flint

Eric Eggenberger, D.O.
Lansing

Philip B Gorelick, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Karl J Siebert, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Lori A Schuh, M.D.
Grand Rapids

David D Verdier, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY & REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY

Richard D Bates, M.D.
Alpena

Diana L Bitner, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Guy M Boike, M.D.
Saginaw 

William G Dodds III, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Jeffrey J Dood, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Gordon O Downey, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Charles R Harrison, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Douglas L McKay, M.D.
Traverse City

Darla M Olson, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Stephen F Rechner, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Andrew J Van Slooten, M.D.
Grand Rapids

James E Young, M.D.
Grand Rapids

PATHOLOGY

Sandra L Cottingham, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Barbara Doss, M.D.
Grand Rapids

PEDIATRICS AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Akuorkor Addy, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Richard A Axtell, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Ed Beaumont, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Ayse Pinar Cemeroglu, M.D.
Grand Rapids  

Timothy Jud Conroy, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Albert S Cornelius, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Hugh H Culton, M.D.
Lansing 

Scott E Curtis, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Mitchell H De Jonge, M.D.
Grand Rapids

David Dickens, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Michael J Eldredge, M.D.
Traverse City

James B Fahner, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert K Fitzgerald, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Stephen R Guertin, M.D.
Lansing

Colette Gushurst, M.D.
Kalamazoo 

Richard M Hackbarth, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Nabil E Hassan, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Lawrence Hennessey, M.D.
Lansing

Mark D Israel, M.D.
Lansing

Mark M Kadrofske, M.D
Lansing 

Nicholas P Kokx, M.D.
Grand Rapids

John S Kopec, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Sambasiva R Kottamasu, M.D.
Saginaw

Beth A Kurt, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert D Lang, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Donald D Malcolm, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Michael A Metz, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Deanna Mitchell, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Dominic Sanfilippo II,  M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Nancy A Spates, M.D.
Lansing

Mark S Takagishi, M.D.
Lansing

Richard R Townley, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Gregory Trowbridge, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert Veenema, D.O.
Grand Rapids

Jeri A Weyher Kessenich, M.D.
Grand Rapids

John W Winters, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Michael A Wood, M.D.
Grand Rapids

PSYCHIATRY

Elissa P Benedek, M.D.
Lansing

Paul Edward Quinlan, M.D.
Lansing

RADIOLOGY

Gerald R Aben, M.D.
Lansing

Bradford W Betz, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Jay Harolds, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Peter Janick, M.D.
Lansing

Joseph J Junewick, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Michael F Knox, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Tammy Kreuzer, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Charles Luttenton, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Leena Mammen, M.D.
Grand Rapids

P C Shetty, M.D.
Flint 

Paul Shreve, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Jeffrey S Van Erp, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Steven F Waslawski, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Ching Yee Wong, M.D.
Flint

SURGERY

Thomas M Aaberg, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Bradley P Bengtson, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Donald P Condit, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert H Connors, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Robert F Cuff, M.D.
Grand Rapids

William T Cullen, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Jon Curry, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Carlo A Dall Olmo, M.D.
Flint

Bryan Figueroa, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Michael J Forness, D.O.
Grand Rapids

Gregory Fortin, M.D.
Flint

Allan Ippolito, M.D.
Flint 

Peter J L Jebson, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Wayne K Kinning, M.D.
Flint 

Martin Luchtefeld, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

M Ashraf Mansour, M.D.
Grand Rapids 

Robert G Molnar, M.D.
Flint

Clayton A Peimer, M.D.
Upper Peninsula

Steven Ringler, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Scott S Russo, D.O.
Grand Rapids

Donald J Scholten, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Mack C Stirling, M.D.
Grand Rapids

David D Verdier, M.D.
Grand Rapids

Norman E Walter, M.D.
Flint

Richard M Wilcox, M.D.
Grand Rapids