2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

Dr. Ketan Bulsara (center), chief of the Division of Neurosurgery is an internationally-renowned neurosurgeon with unparalleled expertise in both minimally invasive and standard treatment of neurological disorders affecting the brain and spine. (Photo by Ethan Giorgetti)

More than 40 UConn Health physicians have been named to Connecticut Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors list. The magazine’s June issue lists 43 physicians from UConn Health. This year more than 1,500 Connecticut physicians across 66 specialties made the list generated from Castle Connolly’s annual national doctor-survey.

Four UConn Health doctors were also selected and honored with special profiles by Connecticut Magazine showcasing their additional talents, lives outside the medical offices, or unique origin stories. Learn more about Dr. Janice Oliveri, the photographer;  Dr. Julian Nieves, the farm hand; Dr. Alexandre West, the dancer; and Dr. Marja Hurley, the mentor.

The UConn Health ‘Top Doctors’ listed in CT Magazine include:

Cardiovascular Disease
Bruce T. Liang, MD
Christopher Pickett, MD

Mary Wu Chang, MD
Jane M. Grant-Kels, MD
Maritza I. Perez, MD
Marti Jill Rothe, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Joseph A. Lorenzo, MD
Carl Malchoff, MD
Pamela Taxel, MD

Joel B. Levine, MD

Geriatric Medicine
Karina M. Berg, MD
Patrick Coll, MD
Jatupol Kositsawat, MD/Ph.D.

Gynecologic Oncology
Molly A. Brewer, MD

William Jeffrey Baker, MD

Infectious Disease
Kevin D. Dieckhaus, MD

Internal Medicine
Laurie Caines, MD
Varalakshmi V. Niranjan, MD

Interventional Cardiology
Michael A. Azrin, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Winston A. Campbell, MD
Garry W. Turner, MD

Medical Oncology
Upendra Hegde, MD
Pragna Kapadia, DO
Susan H. Tannenbaum, MD

Neurological Surgery
Ketan R. Bulsara, MD

Lazar John Greenfield Jr, MD/Ph.D.
Jaime Imitola Herrera, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ramzi Alkass, MD
Stephanie P. Bowers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Cato T. Laurencin, MD/Ph.D.
Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD

Denis Lafreniere, MD

Anton Alerte, MD
Jody Terranova, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Joseph O’Keefe, MD

Raymond J. Foley, DO
Daniel Patrick McNally, MD
Mark L. Metersky, MD

Radiation Oncology
Robert J. Dowsett, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility
Anthony A. Luciano, MD

Sports Medicine
Robert A. Arciero, MD

David W. McFadden, MD

Peter C. Albertsen, MD


The national Top Doctors online database is available on castleconnolly.com.