111 UChicago Medicine doctors named to 2021 "Top Docs" list

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More than 100 University of Chicago Medicine physicians are recognized for being at the forefront in their fields in Chicago magazine's first Top Doctors list of 2021.

While this latest list doesn't include all types of medicine, it does highlight doctors treating cancer, digestive diseases, dermatology, neurology, radiology and other specialties.

The Chicago-area doctors named were selected by their peers and through consideration of factors such as clinical excellence, bedside manner, education and board certification. Data are collected and analyzed by the research company Castle Connolly Medical.

View Chicago magazine's full list, and see UChicago Medicine’s “Top Docs” below.

Allergy & Immunology

Christina E. Ciaccio, MD, MSc

Steve W. Handoyo, MD

Anesthesia & Pain Medicine

Magdalena Anitescu, MD, PhD

Clinical Genetics

Darrel J. Waggoner, MD


Victoria H. Barbosa, MD

Diana Bolotin, MD, PhD

Arlene Ruiz de Luzuriaga, MD

Christopher R. Shea, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Paul J. Chang, MD

Abraham H. Dachman, MD

Jeffrey A. Leef, MD

Gregory S. Stacy, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

George L. Bakris, MD

Ronald N. Cohen, MD

David A. Ehrmann, MD

Louis H. Phillipson, MD, PhD

David H. Sarne, MD

Tamara J. Vokes, MD


Russell D. Cohen, MD

Ira M. Hanan, MD

David T. Rubin, MD

Carol E. Semrad, MD

Helen S. Te, MD

Irving Waxman, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Stacie Levine, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Nita Karnik Lee, MD

Ernst Lengyel, MD, PhD

S. Diane Yamada, MD

Richard A. Larson, MD

Hongtao Liu, MD, PhD

Wendy Stock, MD

Michael J. Thirman, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Monica Malec, MD

Infectious Diseases

Jean-Luc Benoit, MD

Kathleen Mullane, DO, PharmD

David Pitrak, MD

Kenneth Pursell, MD

Stephen Weber, MD

Internal Medicine

Diane Altkorn, MD

Deborah Burnet, MD

Kamala G. Cotts, MD

Mindy Schwartz, MD

Monica B. Vela, MD

Medical Oncology

Michael Bishop, MD

Daniel Catenacci, MD

Simona Chivu, MD (Silver Cross)

Christopher K. Daugherty, MD

Gini F. Fleming, MD

Thomas F. Gajewski, MD, PhD

Lucy Godley, MD, PhD

Olwen Hahn, MD

Philip C. Hoffman, MD

Andrzej Jakubowiak, MD, PhD

Hedy Lee Kindler, MD

Justin Kline, MD

Rita Nanda, MD

Olatoyosi Odenike, MD

Peter H. O'Donnell, MD

Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, MD

Blase Polite, MD

Mark J. Ratain, MD

Sonali M. Smith, MD

Walter M. Stadler, MD

Russell Szmulewitz, MD

Everett E. Vokes, MD

James A. Wallace, MD

Nuclear Medicine

Daniel Appelbaum, MD


Mary S. Hammes, DO


James R. Brorson, MD

Adil Javed, MD, PhD

Thomas J. Kelly, MD

Richard P. Kraig, MD

James A. Mastrianni, MD

Shyam Prabhakaran, MD

Anthony T. Reder, MD

Raymond Roos, MD


Seenu M. Hariprasad, MD

James J. Reidy, MD


Nishant Agrawal, MD

Elizabeth Blair, MD

Michael B. Gluth, MD

Jayant Pinto, MD

Louis de Guzman Portugal, MD

Andrea Shogan, MD


Daniel A. Arber, MD

Anthony Chang, MD

John Hart, MD


Jon Grant, MD

Marie Tobin, MD

Pulmonary Disease

Remzi Bag, MD

D. Kyle Hogarth, MD

John P. Kress, MD

Gokhan M. Mutlu, MD

Edward T. Naureckas, MD

Christopher Sola Olopade, MD, MPH

Julian Solway, MD

Mary E. Strek, MD

Radiation Oncology

Steven J. Chmura, MD, PhD

Philip Connell, MD

Daniel J. Haraf, MD

Yasmin Hasan, MD

Stanley Liauw, MD

Anne R. McCall, MD (Silver Cross)


James J. Curran, MD


Gregory T. Bales, MD

Scott Eggener, MD

Arieh L. Shalhav, MD

Gregory Zagaja, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Brian Funaki, MD

Jonathan M. Lorenz, MD

Thuong Van Ha, MD