2019 Best Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

Dr. Christopher Pickett of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center at UConn Health. (Stan Godlewski for UConn Health)
Dr. Christopher Pickett of the Pat and Jim Calhoun Cardiology Center is one of the 48 UConn Health physicians named by Connecticut Magazine in its 2019 Best Doctors issue. (Stan Godlewski for UConn Health)
UConn Health’s Dr. Omar Ibrahim, director of thoracic oncology and interventional pulmonology (Connecticut Magazine).

Connecticut Magazine’s June 2019 Best Doctors issue lists 48 physicians from across UConn Health. The listing is generated from The Best Doctors in America 2019 database, where doctors can recognize other doctors as the best in their fields.

Dr. Omar Ibrahim, director of thoracic oncology and interventional pulmonology at UConn Health, is pictured on the magazine’s cover with a feature article about the innovative robotic tool he uses for diagnosing lung cancer early.

In addition, the work of UConn School of Medicine and Connecticut Children Medical Center’s Dr. David Weinstein is featured for his groundbreaking clinical trial at UConn John Dempsey Hospital testing the world’s-first gene therapy for glycogen storage disease (GSD), and the Department of Pediatrics’ Dr. Emily Germain-Lee, also of Connecticut Children’s, is honored for her research investigations into rare pediatric bone disorders.

UConn Health physicians listed in the issue include:

Anesthesiology
Dr. Amir Tulchinsky

Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Christopher C. Pickett
Dr. Jason Ryan
Dr. Aseem Vashist

Dermatology
Dr. Marti J. Rothe
Dr. Bruce Strober
Dr. James D. Whalen

Endocrinology and Metabolism
Dr. Andrew Arnold
Dr. Beatriz R. Esayag-Tendler
Dr. Carl Malchoff
Dr. Pamela Taxel

Family Medicine
Dr. Eugene Orientale

Geriatric Medicine
Dr. Patrick P. Coll
Dr. Gail M. Sullivan (and Internal Medicine)

Internal Medicine
Dr. Steven V. Angus
Dr. Elizabeth Appel
Dr. Lynn Kosowicz
Dr. Thomas M. Manger
Dr. Jacqueline S. Nissen

Medicine
Dr. Naveed Hussain

Nephrology
Dr. Lalarukh Haider
Dr. Andre A. Kaplan

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dr. Claudio Adrian Benadiva
Dr. Molly Brewer
Dr. Winston A. Campbell
Dr, Daniel Grow
Dr. Anthony A. Luciano
Dr. Christopher Morosky
Dr. John C. Nulsen
Dr. Anne-Marie Prabulos

Ophthalmology
Dr. William H. Ehlers

Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Robert A. Arciero
Dr. Augustus D. Mazzocca

Otolaryngology
Dr. Denis Lafreniere
Dr. Jeffrey D. Spiro

Pathology
Dr. Jane M. Grant-Kels

Pediatric Dermatology
Dr. Mary Wu Chang

Pediatric Endocrinology
Dr. Emily Germain-Lee
Dr. David A. Weinstein

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Dr. Juan C. Salazar

Pediatric Pain Management
Dr. William T. Zempsky

Pediatric Specialist/Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Dr. Naveed Hussain

Psychiatry
Dr. Jonathan M. Covault
Dr. David C. Steffens
Dr. Andrew Winokur

Pulmonary Medicine
Dr. Nausherwan K. Burki

Radiation Oncology
Dr. Robert J. Dowsett

Urology
Dr. Peter C. Albertsen