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Massey physicians named Richmond’s “Top Docs”

Now more than ever, the coronavirus pandemic reminds us of the heroes in our medical field who go above and beyond for the well-being of their patients. At VCU Massey Cancer Center, we are proud and lucky to have some of the best cancer care providers anywhere, who are doing all they can right now to protect our at-risk cancer patients. So it’s no surprise that 42 Massey physicians were recently recognized by their peers as “Top Docs”.

Each year, Richmond magazine publishes its list of "Top Docs" in the region, and once again, many Massey physicians made the list. Featured in the magazine’s April 2020 issue, the list includes doctors from varied specialties who provide oncology-related care to Massey’s patients, including pediatric patients in partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. The selections were the result of a survey that asked Richmond-area physicians who they would recommend in a range of specialties.

The following Massey physicians were listed as top performers in the categories noted:

  1. Erin Alesi, Hospice Care and Palliative Care
  2. Douglas Arthur, Radiation Oncology
  3. Frances Austin, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  4. Charles Bagwell, Pediatric Surgery-General
  5. Christian Barret, Hematology and Oncology
  6. Harry Bear, Oncologic Surgery and Surgery-Breast
  7. Jaime Bohl, Surgery-Colon and Rectal 
  8. Doumit Bouhaidar, Gastroenterology
  9. Shields Callahan, Surgery-Mohs, Skin Cancer
  10. Anthony Cassano, Surgery-Thoracic 
  11. Laurence DiNardo,Otolaryngology and Otolaryngologic Surgery
  12. Emma Fields, Radiation Oncology
  13. Leopoldo Fernandez,Oncologic Surgery
  14. Marieka Helou, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  15. Madhu Gowda, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  16. Scott Graham, Neurosurgery
  17. Amelia Grover, Oncologic Surgery and Surgery-Breast
  18. Mary Helen Hackney, Hematology and Oncology
  19. Lance Hampton, Urology and Urologic Surgery
  20. Jeffrey H. Haynes, Pediatric Surgery-General
  21. Kathryn Holloway, Neurosurgery
  22. Brian Kaplan, Oncologic Surgery
  23. Patricia Lange, Pediatric Surgery-General
  24. David A. Lanning, Pediatric Surgical Specialist and Pediatric Surgery-General
  25. Kelly Lastrapes, Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care
  26. Daniel Luppens, Plastic/Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
  27. Kandace McGuire, Surgery-Breast
  28. Gita V. Massey, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  29. Bruce Mathern, Surgery-Spine
  30. Danielle Noreika, Hospice Care and Palliative Care
  31. Julia Nunley, Dermatology
  32. Giao Phan, Surgery-Mohs, Skin Cancer
  33. John Quillin, Genetics
  34. Andrea Pozez, Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery
  35. Evan Reiter, Otolaryngology and Otolaryngologic Surgery
  36. Rachit Shah, Surgery-Thoracic
  37. Wesley Shepherd, Pulmonology
  38. India Y. Sisler, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  39. Shiyu Song, Radiation Oncology
  40. Stephanie Sullivan, Gynecologic Oncology
  41. Gary Tye, Pediatric Neurosurgery and Pediatric Surgical Specialist
  42. Christina M. Wiedl, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Congratulations to all of our winners, and THANK YOU to all of our medical team members for their commitment to our patients now and always!

Written by: Massey Communications Office

Posted on: April 3, 2020