For Immediate Release October 22, 2020

Over ninety physicians who provide care to patients in 52 subspecialties at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center have been recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2020 issue of Baltimore magazine.

The results are based on Baltimore magazine's annual survey of physicians in the Baltimore region who were asked to name the best doctors in over 100 subspecialties. Only those who received the highest number of recommendations by their peers made the list, according to the magazine.

Our "top doctors" are listed below by specialty.


Cardiology - Electrophysiology

Cardiology - Interventional

Cardiology - Non-Interventional

Cosmetic Surgery - Breast/Body Contouring


Diabetes Care

  • May Alattar, MD

Emergency Medicine


  • May Alattar, MD


General Cosmetic Surgery

General Obstetrics/ High-Risk Obstetrics

General Pediatrics

  • Ruby Dey, MD

General Surgery

Gynecologic Oncology


Hospitalist Medicine

  • Elie Cheikh, MD

Hyperbaric Medicine

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease - Tropical Medicine

Intensivists/Critical Care

Interventional Radiology

Maternal-Fetal Medicine


Neurology - General

Neurology-Movement Disorder

Neurology - Multiple Sclerosis

Neurology - Neuromuscular

Nuclear Medicine

Oncology - General

Orthopedic Surgery - Hand

Orthopedic Surgery - Joint

Orthopedics - General

  • Lysa Charles, MD

Otolaryngology - Adult General

Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine

Pediatric Sports Medicine

Pediatric Urology

Plastic Surgery - Reconstructive

Podiatry (non-M.D.)


Radiation Oncology


  • Philipose (Phil) Mulugeta, MD
  • Shadi Yousefi, MD

Rheumatology/Clinical Immunology

Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

  • Brian Corwell, MD

Thoracic Surgery