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Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Guilford physicians make ‘Top Docs’ list in Connecticut

June 23, 2021

Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Guilford physicians Susan Higgins, MD, and Nina Horowitz, MD, FACS, are highlighted in the 2021 list of Top Doctors in Connecticut Magazine. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the 'Best Doctors' list includes physicians nominated by their peers. Dr. Higgins is a medical oncologist and Dr. Horowitz is a surgeon specializing in breast cancer.

“We are very proud Dr. Higgins and Dr. Horowitz were selected for inclusion in Connecticut’s Best Doctors,” said Jeremy Kortmansky, MD, Chief Network Officer at Smilow Cancer Hospital. “They are exceptionally talented clinicians and are committed to providing compassionate, state-of-the-art care to our patients in the Guilford community.”

Dr. Higgins received her medical degree and completed an internship at the University of Rochester. She completed a residency at Yale. Dr. Horowitz received her medical degree from Columbia University and completed her internship and residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. She has been on faculty at Yale since 2010.

Wajih Kidwai, MD, FACP, Elan Gorshein, DO, JD, MPH, Thomas Hayman, MD, Su Hsien Lim, MD, and Rachel Greenup, MD, MPH, also practice at the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Guilford. The Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in Guilford has more than 50 staff members. The facility treats more than 900 patients per month, and schedules 700 infusion and more than 500 radiation patient visits per month. A Smilow Surgical Specialty Center, diagnostic imaging, pharmacy, and clinical trials are all offered on site. The facility also provides access to supportive care clinicians, including an oncology nurse coordinator, social workers, a dietician, clinical research staff, palliative care, and survivorship planning and provides access to integrative medicine services, including massage, reiki, acupuncture, music therapy, and psychology.

The full list of physicians included in this year’s 'Best Doctors' issue can be accessed online at the Connecticut magazine website.

For more information about the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center at Guilford, please visit or call:

111 Goose Lane, Suite 1300 Guilford, CT 06437

Phone: (203) 453-9192

Submitted by Anne Doerr on June 22, 2021