146 University of Maryland Medical Center Physicians Recognized As “Top Doctors” In Baltimore Magazine 2022 Survey
BALTIMORE (October 18, 2022) – More than 140 University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) physicians are recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2022 special issue of Baltimore magazine. The UMMC honorees, who are also on the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, are among the more than 250 physicians across the University of Maryland Medical System hospitals to be included on the annual list which spans 90 specialties and sub-specialties.
"We've are incredibly fortunate to have some of the region's most skilled physicians providing exceptional care for UMMC patients," said Bert W. O'Malley, MD, President and CEO of UMMC. "In addition to their commitment to patient-centered care, each of these physicians share a pursuit of discovery and innovation through our close affiliation with the University of Maryland School of Medicine. We are pleased that they have earned this highly-regarded acknowledgment of their dedication to saving and improving lives."
UMMC is the flagship academic hospital for the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and an anchor institution in Baltimore City.
"We are honored once again to have so many of our physicians included on this prestigious list," said Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and CEO of UMMS. "Being recognized by peer physicians is one of the strongest validations of their work as clinicians providing compassionate, high-quality health care for tens of thousands of patients every year."
The "Top Doctors" results are based on Baltimore magazine's annual survey of thousands of physicians in the Baltimore region who were asked to name the best doctors; the list covers 116 specialties and subspecialties and more than 600 doctors who received the highest number of recommendations by their peers are included.
UMMS hospitals represented in "Top Doctors" include the University of Maryland Medical Center – Downtown Campus; University of Maryland Medical Center – Midtown Campus, both located in Baltimore City; University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie (Anne Arundel County); University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson (Baltimore County); University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (Bel Air) and University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (Havre de Grace), both in Harford County, and University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, located in Baltimore City.
Our "Top Doctors" are listed below by specialty. Click on their names to learn more about them or to make an appointment.
Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics
Cardiac Surgery - Mitral Valve/Aortic Valve/Coronary Artery Bypass
Cardiology - Electrophysiology
Cardiology - Interventional
Cardiology - Non-Interventional
Endocrinology - Diabetes Care
Gastroenterology - Inflammatory Bowel Disease
General Obstetrics/High-Risk Obstetrics
- Uzoamaka Eke, MD
- Shivakumar Narayanan, MBBS
- David Riedel, MD
- Patrick Ryscavage, MD
- Paul Saleeb, MD
- Melanie Malave Sanchez, MD
- Kathryn Schlaffer, MD
- Sarah Schmalzle, MD
Intensivists/Critical Care - Trauma
Internal Medicine - General
Neurology - Epilepsy
Neurology - General
Neurology - Movement Disorder
Oncology - Breast
Oncology - Orthopedic
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot and Ankle
Orthopedic Surgery - Hand
Orthopedic Surgery - Joint
Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine
Otolaryngology - Adult General
Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Malignancies
Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
- Alicia Chaves, MD
- Peter Gaskin, MD
- Rachel Moore, MD
- Nicholas Pietris, MD
- Geoffrey Rosenthal, MD, PhD
- Sudhir Vashist, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Pediatric Surgery - Otorhinolaryngology
Pediatric Surgery - Pediatric Urology
Plastic Surgery - Reconstructive
Psychiatry - General
- Janaki Deepak, MD
- Kathryn Robinett, MD
- Ashutosh Sachdeva, MD, MBBS
- Nirav Shah, MD
- Avelino Verceles, MD