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33 Backus physicians named “Top Docs”

April 18, 2013

Thirty-three 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; Paul A. Pudimat, MD
  • Bariatric Medicine: Mark R. Tousignant, MD
  • Colorectal Surgery: Sergio R. Casillas, MD
  • Gastroenterology: You Sung Sang, MD
  • General Surgery: David E. Coletti, 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: Radu Apostol, DO; Stephen T. Briggs, MD
  • Oncology Hematology: Mandeep S. Dhami, MD; Dinesh Kapur, MD; Dennis E. Slater, MD
  • Opthalmology: Kevin B. Cranmer, MD; Jeffrey A. Hertz, MD
  • Orthopedic Surgery: Tarik Kardestuncer, 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
  • Pulmonary Medicine: Steven Powell, MD; Donna M. Romito, DO
  • Radiology: Jenifer Siegelman, MD, MPH
  • Rheumatology: Harjinder S. Chowdhary, MD; Robert E. Levin, MD; Sandeep Varma, MD
  • Urology: Franklin P. Friedman, MD; T. Casey McCullough, DO

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