Best Docs and Dentists

Health Center physicians and dentists named to Hartford Magazine Best Doctors and Dentists lists.

As UConn Health Center moves toward a healthier future, our experts and specialists are here for you every day, providing the region with a full range of medical, dental and emergency services.

Today, we salute our dentists and physicians recognized in the November and January issues of Hartford Magazine.

Best Dentists


Kamran E. Safavi, DMD

General Dentistry

Ruth S. Goldblatt, ’90 DMD
Jonathan C. Meiers, ’72 (CLAS), DMD

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Michael T. Goupil, DMD
David M. Shafer, DMD

Pediatric Dentistry

Richard J. Skinner, ’77 DMD


Frank C. Nichols, ’87 DDS


Thomas D. Taylor, DDS

Best Physicians


Edward P. Grimes, MD
Marc Paradis, MD
Amir Tulchinsky, MD
James C. Wickwire, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Peter Schulman, MD


Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD
Hanspaul S. Makkar, MD
Marti J. Rothe, MD
James D. Whalen, MD
Diane Whitaker-Worth, ’82 (CLAS), ’87 MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Andrew Arnold, MD
Carl D. Malchoff, MD
Pamela Taxel, MD, ’95 (residency program)


Joel B. Levine, ’78 MD

Geriatric Medicine

Patrick P. Coll, ’86 MD
Anne M. Kenny, MD
Margaret Rathier, ’86 MD
Gail M. Sullivan, MD, MPH

Hand Surgery

Craig M. Rodner, ’00 MD

Internal Medicine

Rebecca Andrews, ’02 MD, ’06 (residency program)
Elizabeth Appel, MD
Lynn Kosowicz, ’80 (CLAS), ’86 MD
Thomas M. Manger, ’86 (CLAS), ’92 PhD, ’94 MD, ’97 (residency program)
Michael P. Steinberg, MD
Gail M. Sullivan, M.D., MPH

Medical Oncology and Hematology

Frank M. Torti, MD, MPH


Andre A. Kaplan, MD


Agnes Jani-Acsadi, MD
Louise D. McCullough, ’89 (CLAS), ’91 MA, ’92 PhD, ’96 MD
Lauren Sansing, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ramzi Alkass, MD, ’07 (residency program)
Claudio A. Benadiva, MD, ’93 (residency program)
Molly A. Brewer, DVM, MD, MS
Winston A. Campbell, MD
John C. Nulsen, MD
Anne-Marie Prabulos, ’91 MD, ’97 (residency program)
Phillip P. Smith, MD


William H. Ehlers, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Robert A. Arciero, MD
Bruce D. Browner, MD, MS
Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD
Augustus D. Mazzocca, ’96 MD, ’01 MS
Vinayak M. Sathe, MD, MS, FRCS
Kevin P. Shea, MD


Denis C. Lafreniere, ’87 MD
Gerald Leonard, MD
Jeffrey D. Spiro, MD


Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD

Pediatric Dermatology

Hanspaul S. Makkar, MD
Diane Whitaker-Worth, ’82 (CLAS), ’87 MD

Pediatric Specialist/ Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Naveed Hussain, MD


David C. Steffens, MD
Andrew Winokur, MD, PhD

Pulmonary Medicine

Nausherwan K. Burki, MD

Radiation Oncology

Robert J. Dowsett, ’80 (ENG), ’84 MD


Micha Abeles, MD


Peter J. Deckers, MD
David W. McFadden, MD

Surgery Oncology

David W. McFadden, MD


Peter C. Albertsen, MD
Carl K. Gjertson, MD
John A. Taylor III, MD, ’11 MS

Vascular Surgery

James O. Menzoian, MD

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