29 Roswell Park Physicians Listed America’s Top Doctors®

Regional Castle Connolly directory featured in January 2016 issue of Buffalo Spree Magazine
Monday, December 28, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Twenty-nine physicians from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center are included in the Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. prestigious America’s Top Doctors® list. The annual directory, offered by the healthcare research and information company, is designed to help guide consumers to America’s leading doctors. The regional list will be published in the January 2016 issue of Buffalo Spree Magazine and online at www.castleconnolly.com.

Physicians are nominated by their peers in an extensive survey process of thousands of doctors in the United States. The doctors’ educational and professional experience is then screened by a physician-led team of researchers before final selection is made.

“We are proud that members of Roswell Park’s dedicated clinical faculty are consistently included among this prestigious group,” says Candace S. Johnson, PhD, President and CEO, Roswell Park. “This database provides an important resource to patients as they make vital decisions about their health care.”

Roswell Park physicians cited by specialty are:

Clinical Genetics
Nicoleta Voian, MD, MPH

Diagnostic Radiology
Ermelinda Bonaccio, MD
Alan Klitzke, MD, FACNM

Gynecologic Oncology
Shashikant Lele, MD, FACOG
Adekunle Odunsi, MD, PhD, FRCOG, FACOG

Philip McCarthy, MD

Infectious Disease
Brahm Segal, MD

Internal Medicine
Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology
Amy Early, MD
Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD
Ellis Levine, MD
Maureen Ross, MD, PhD

Neurological Surgery
Robert Fenstermaker, MD

Laszlo Mechtler, MD, FAAN

Nuclear Medicine
Dominick Lamonica, MD

Wesley Hicks, Jr., MD, FACS

Pain Medicine
Oscar DeLeon, MD

Richard Cheney, MD

Radiation Oncology
Michael Kuettel, MD, PhD, MBA
Dheerendra Prasad, MD, MCh, FACRO
Anurag Singh, MD

Steven Hochwald, MD, FACS
John Kane, MD, FACS
Boris Kuvshinoff, MD, MBA

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
Chukwumere Nwogu, MD, PhD, FACS
Anthony Picone, MD, PhD, MBA

Khurshid Guru, MD
Eric Kauffman, MD
James Mohler, MD


The mission of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is to understand, prevent and cure cancer. Founded in 1898, Roswell Park is one of the first cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and remains the only facility with this designation in Upstate New York. The Institute is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s leading cancer centers; maintains affiliate sites; and is a partner in national and international collaborative programs. For more information, visit www.roswellpark.org, call 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355) or email AskRoswell@Roswellpark.org. Follow Roswell Park on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact: 

Deborah Pettibone, Public Information Specialist
716-845-4919; deborah.pettibone@roswellpark.org