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Backus physicians named Top Docs

April 4, 2014

NORWICH – Thirty-five Backus physicians on the Backus Hospital Medical Staff have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s annual listing of “top doctors” in the state.

Selections are based on questionnaires the magazine sent to doctors across the state, asking them to recommend a physician to whom they’d send a loved one. The top vote-getters make the list.

This year’s winners include:

Anesthesiology:

Adam D. Goldstein, MD
Michael N. Loiacono, DO
Paul A. Pudimat, MD
John M. Satterfield, MD

Bariatric Medicine

Mark R. Tousignant, MD

Gastroenterology

You Sung Sang, MD

Infectious Diseases

Michael J. Rajkumar, MD

Internal Medicine

Mahesh N. Kabadi, MD

Neurology

Anis Racy, MD
John P. Tauro, DO, DC

Neurosurgery

Camille G. Salame, MD, MS

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Stephen T. Briggs, MD

Oncology/Hematology

Mandeep S. Dhami, MD
Dinesh Kapur, MD
Dennis E. Slater, MD

Ophthalmology

Kevin B. Cranmer, MD
Jeffrey A. Hertz, MD

Otolaryngology

Jerilyn S. Allen, MD
Steven J. Green, MD
Stephen M. Rouse, MD

Pediatrics

Laurentiu P. Galan, MD

Physical Medicine

Joseph F. O’Keefe, MD*
Joseph W. Peters, MD*

Podiatry

Jeffrey M. Kierstein, DPM

Pulmonary Medicine

Steve Powell, MD
Donna M. Romito, DO

Rheumatology

Harjinder S. Chowdhary, MD
Robert E. Levin, MD*
Sandeep Varma, MD

Surgery Colorectal

Sergio R. Casillas, MD

Surgery General

David E. Coletti, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Mario W. Katigbak, MD*
Robert Lowe, MD*

Urology

Franklin P. Friedman, MD
T. Casey McCullough, DO

* denotes consulting physician

The physicians are featured in the April issue of Connecticut Magazine, which is on news stands now.