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Connecticut Magazine recognizes Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians as 'Best Doctors'

April 13, 2018

Connecticut Magazine has named 77 Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven physicians and surgeons to its 2018 Best Doctors guide. Published in the magazine’s April issue, the Best Doctors list consists of 779 Connecticut physicians from 78 medical specialties.

According to Connecticut Magazine, Best Doctors connects individuals facing difficult medical treatment decisions with the best doctors, selected by impartial peer review in over 450 subspecialties of medicine, to review their diagnosis and treatment plans.

The following Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven faculty were included in this year’s list:

Kerin B. Adelson

Harry Aslanian

Joachim Baehring

Syed Bilgrami

Daniel J. Boffa

Jean L. Bolognia

Robert D. Bona

Adam Boruchov

Barbara A. Burtness

Toby C. Chai

Victor A. Chang                

John W. Colberg

Anne M. Curtis

Roy H. Decker

Frank C. Detterbeck

Ralph J. Devito

Alessia Donadio

Richard L. Edelson

Richard Edwards

Sukru Emre

Neal Fischbach

Francine M. Foss

Harris E. Foster, Jr.

Gary E. Friedlaender

Charles S. Fuchs

Steven D. Gore

Richard Hellman

Roy S. Herbst

Stanton C. Honig

Nina R. Horowitz

Pei Hui

Peter A. Humphrey

Suguru Imaeda

Karl L. Insogna

Silvio E. Inzucchi

Gary M. Israel

Priya A. Jamidar

Michele Johnson

Jeremy Kortmansky

Donald R. Lannin

Francis Y. Lee

David J. Leffell

Dieter M. Lindskog

Walter E. Longo

Patricia LoRusso

Jerry Malefatto

Richard A. Matthay

Jennifer M. McNiff

Meena S. Moran

David Mulligan

Deepak Narayan

John A. Persing

Daniel P. Petrylak

Liane E. Philpotts

Joseph M. Piepmeier

Jeffrey Pollak

Jennifer D. Possick

Lajos Pusztai

Susan Rabinowe

Zia Rahman

Joerg Rathmann

Kert D. Sabbath

Ronald R. Salem

Clarence T. Sasaki

Peter G. Schulam

Peter E. Schwartz

Niketa Shah

Andrea L. M. Silber

Jonathan Sporn

Mario Strazzabosco

Gordon Sze

Lynn T. Tanoue

Hugh Smith Taylor

James Grant Thomson

James Vredenburgh

Lynn D. Wilson

David Witt 

The full list of physicians can be accessed online at the Connecticut magazine website at:

About Yale Cancer Center Yale Cancer Center (YCC) is one of only 49 National Cancer Institute (NCI-designated comprehensive cancer) centers in the nation and the only such center in southern New England. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.

Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven is part of the nationally recognized Yale New Haven Hospital, and is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center (YCC), one of only 49 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only such center in Connecticut. Smilow Cancer Hospital, the most comprehensive cancer facility in New England, includes private inpatient rooms, multidisciplinary outpatient treatment centers, 12 operating rooms, infusion suites, diagnostic imaging services, and specialized women's and children’s services. YCC and Smilow Cancer Hospital are members of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 27 cancer centers in the U.S., whose mission is to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of oncology care.

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Submitted by Renee Gaudette on April 13, 2018