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Department of Surgery Faculty Listed on the Best Doctors in America

John Aiken Surgery (Pediatric)
Marjorie Arca Surgery (Pediatric)
Husam Balkhy Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Karen Brasel Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care)
Casey Calkins Surgery (Pediatric)
Kathleen Christians Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Douglas Evans Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
T. Clark Gamblin Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Mario Gasparri Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
David Gourlay Surgery (Pediatric)
George Haasler Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Christopher Johnson Surgery (Transplant)
David Johnstone Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Amanda Kong Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Dave Lal Surgery (Pediatric)
Robert Love Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Kirk Ludwig Surgery (Colorectal)
Alfred Nicolosi Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Keith Oldham Surgery (Pediatric)
Mary Otterson Surgery (Colorectal)
Edward Quebbeman Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Thomas Sato Surgery (Pediatric)
Gary Seabrook Surgery (Vascular)
Paula Termuhlen Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
William Tisol Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
James Tweddell Surgery (Cardiothoracic)
Amy Wagner Surgery (Pediatric)
Alonzo Walker Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
James Wallace Surgery (General)
Tracy Wang Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
John Weigelt Surgery (Trauma and Critical Care)
Stuart Wilson Surgery (Surgical Oncology)
Tina W.F. Yen Surgery (Surgical Oncology)


458 Medical College of Wisconsin doctors recognized as Best Doctors in America

Jan. 30, 2013 College News - A total of 458 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in America 2013-2014 database.  The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from MCW than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin.

MCW physicians account for over 44 percent of the 1,035 Wisconsin physicians listed in this year’s database. More Best Doctors practice at MCW’s major teaching hospital affiliates, Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, than at any other hospitals in the state.

The database lists 318 MCW physicians who have privileges at Froedtert Hospital, and 186 faculty physicians with privileges at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. To view the MCW list of all 458 physicians, by name and specialty, please visit the website at

Many MCW faculty physicians on the Best Doctors list practice at both Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital.  A number of MCW doctors practicing at other hospitals were also honored on the Best Doctors list, including 104 doctors at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, 74 doctors at Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend and 70 physicians at the Zablocki VA Medical Center,          

The 53,000 U.S. physicians listed in the Best Doctors in America 2013-2014 database represent the top five percent of the nation’s practicing board-certified physicians.   Physicians selected for inclusion are determined through a peer-review by thousands of doctors nationwide.  Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included.  The database is available to public through subscription.  Additional information is available at www.bestdoctors.comBest Doctors is a registered trademark of Best Doctors, Inc.

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