Top Doctors 2013

An exhaustive listing of the very best physicians in southwest Missouri, as chosen by their peers.

DISCLAIMER: The information in this article was fact checked and accurate at press time, but 417 Magazine cannot guarantee its accuracy indefinitely.

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Allergy and Immunology
William S. Micka, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3742

Runners up:
Gregory Lux, MD
Mercy Clinic Allergy and Asthma,
SGC
417-885-0823

Wayne B. Miles, MD
Allergy & Asthma Center of the
Ozarks
417-887-1188

Cardiovascular Disease
Mark Anderson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3200

Runners up:
James Ceasar, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3210

Keesag Baron, MD
Baron Cardiology Group
417-883-5500

David Cochran, MD
Mercy Clinic Cardiology-Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3911

Donald Myears, MD
Mercy Clinic Cardiology-Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3911

Danny Penick, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,CoxHealth
417-875-3210

Stephen Kuehn, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,CoxHealth
417-875-2500

Dermatology
Raffaele Pennella, MD
Mercy Clinic Dermatology-Surgery Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-6017

Runners up:
Troy E. Major II, MD
417-881-7220

Joshua Dimmick, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3664

Daphne Anderson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3337

Jay Pearcy, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3664

Emergency Medicine
Howard Jarvis, MD
CoxHealth Emergency Department
CoxHealth
417-269-6583

Runners up:
Thomas Lewis, MD
Mercy Clinic Emergency Medicine
Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-6569

Anthony Cauchi, MD
Mercy Clinic Emergency Medicine
Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-6569

Ted McMurry, MD
Mercy Clinic Emergency Medicine-
Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2115

Matthew Brandt, MD
CoxHealth Emergency Department
CoxHealth
417-269-6583

Craig Abernathy, DO
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4000

Endocrinology
Gregory Ledger, MD
Mercy Clinic Endocrinology-SGC,
Mercy
417-888-5660

Runners up:
JonBen Svoboda, MD
Adult Medicine & Endocronology
Specialist,
CoxHealth
417-269-4450

Daniel Lyons, MD
Adult Medicine & Endocronology Specialist,
CoxHealth
417-269-4450

Linda MacGorman, MD
Adult Medicine & Endocronology
Specialist,
CoxHealth
417-269-4450

Family Practice
William Russell Detten, DO (tie)
CoxHealth Center Steeplechase, CoxHealth
417-269-1362

Candise Kroutil, MD (tie)
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3013

Runners up:
Hope Misterovich, DO
Mercy Clinic Family Medicine-
E. Kearney,
Mercy Hospital
417-863-9190

Lawrence Dybedock, MD
CoxHealth Center Mt. Vernon,
CoxHealth
417-269-2460

W. Timothy Wilson, DO
Mercy Clinic Family Medicine-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-7450

Fertility
Kathleen Graves, MD
Physicians for Women,
CoxHealth
417-269-6850

Runner up:
John Williams, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-269-7900

Gastroenterology
Gregory Lyford, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3760

Runners up:
Donald Nelson, MD
Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology-Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5200

Peter Ramsey, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3760

David Geier, MD
Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology-
Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5200

Geriatric Medicine
Ovais Zubair, MD
Cox Senior Health Center South,
CoxHealth
417-269-9220

Runners up:
William Rosen, MD
Cox Senior Health Center North,
CoxHealth
417-269-3915

Maria Dela Rosa, MD
Mercy Clinic Internal Medicine-
S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3500

Raj Purushothaman, MD
Mercy Clinic Internal Medicine-
Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital, 417-820-5600

Hematology/Oncology
Robert Ellis, MD
Oncology Hematology Associates
417-882-4880

Runners up:
Gary Hoos, MD
Mercy Clinic Cancer and Hematology,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-8099

William Cunningham, MD
Oncology Hematology Associates
417-882-4880

V. Roger Holden, MD, Ph.D.
Mercy Clinic Cancer and Hematology,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-8099

Hospitalist
Reggie George, MD
Springfield Inpatient Physicians,
CoxHealth
417-269-7728

Runners up:
James E. Duff, MD
Mercy Clinic Hospitalists-Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2600

Mark Entrup, DO
Springfield Inpatient Physicians,
CoxHealth
417-269-7728

Brian Rekus, MD
Springfield Inpatient Physicians,
CoxHealth
417-269-7728

Andrew Evans, MD
Mercy Clinic Hospitalists-Springfield
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2600

Infectious Disease
Robin Trotman, DO
CoxHealth Infectious Diseases Specialty Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-269-7784

Runners up:
William Sistrunk, MD
Mercy Clinic Infectious Disease- Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3950

Lalita Chulamokha, MD
CoxHealth Infectious Diseases
Specialty Clinic,
CoxHealth, 417-269-7784

Robert Swords, MD
Mercy Clinic Infectious Disease- Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital, 417-820-3950

Eric Fulnecky, MD
Mercy Clinic Infectious Disease-
Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital, 417-820-3950

Internal Medicine
Teresa Olsen, MD
Mercy Clinic Internal Medicine-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-888-5658

Runners up:
Lehman Godwin, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3330

William C. Moore, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3270

James T. Rogers, MD
Mercy Clinic Internal Medicine- Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5600

Maternal-Fetal Medicine (Perinatology)
Patricia Dix, MD
Regional Perinatal Center,
CoxHealth
417-269-4037

Runner up:
Robert F. Fraser II, MD
Mercy Clinic Maternal and Fetal Health-S. Fremont,
Mercy
417-820-3715

Neonatology
Melinda Slack, MD
Ozark Neonatal Associates Inc.,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3219

Runners up:
Edward Stevens, MD
Ozark Neonatal Associates Inc.,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3219

Joseph Eccher, MD
CoxHealth Newborn Medicine Specialists,
CoxHealth
417-269-6184

Nephrology
Sailesh Nayar, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, CoxHealth
417-875-3150

Runners up:
Gary Kell, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, CoxHealth
417-875-3150

Susan Woody, DO
Springfield Nephrology Associates, INC
417-886-5000

Wade Jordan, MD
Springfield Nephrology
Associates, INC
417-886-5000

Robert May, MD
Primrose Nephrology
417-877-9090

Neurology
Rodney Quinn, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3000

Runners up:
Jenifer Zhai, MD
Mercy Clinic Neurology-Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9123

George Wong III, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3000

Ken Sharlin, MD
Ozarks Community Hospital,
Medical Office Building
Nixa Clinic
417-875-4665

Nuclear Medicine
James Wolski, MD
Litton & Giddings Radiological
Associates,
CoxHealth
417-269-4056

Runners up:
Robert Sonnemaker, MD
Mercy Clinic Nuclear Medicine-
Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2865

Stephen Long, MD
Mercy Clinic Nuclear Medicine-Springfield,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2865

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Darren Lehnert, MD
Mercy Clinic OB/GYN-S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3890

Runners up:
Mary Duff, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-269-7900

Matthew Ting, MD, FACOG
Springfield OB/GYN,
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-882-4466

Thomas M. Shultz, MD
Primrose OB/GYN
417-882-6900

Kristy McCall, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, CoxHealth
417-269-7900

Occupational Medicine
James L. Jordan, MD
Mercy Clinic Occupational
Medicine-W. Kearney
Mercy Hospital
417-869-6191

Runners up:
Randall J. Cross, MD
CoxHealth Occupational Medicine-South,
CoxHealth
417-875-3577

Boyd Crockett, MD
Southwest Spine & Sports Medicine,
CoxHealth
417-269-6868

Thomas Corsolini, MD
Mercy Clinic Occupational
Medicine-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-841-0186

Ophthalmology
Shachar Tauber, MD
Mercy Eye and Ear Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9393

Runners up:
Gary Mehlhorn, MD
Retinal Associates,
CoxHealth/Mercy Hospital
417-883-3937

Brendon Delport, DO
Medical Office Building, Nixa Clinic
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-725-8250

Tom Prater, MD
Mattax, Neu, Prater Eye Center
CoxHealth
417-886-3937

Otolaryngology
Allan Allphin, MD
Mercy Clinic Ear, Nose and Throat-
Surgery Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5750

Runners up:
Jeffrey Fenwick, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic Ear, Nose and
Throat
CoxHealth
417-875-3600

Jon “Rick” Snow, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic Ear, Nose and
Throat
CoxHealth
417-875-3600

David Randall, MD
Springfield Ear Nose & Throat,
CoxHealth
417-887-3855

A. Daniel Pinheiro, MD, PHD
Mercy Clinic Ear, Nose and Throat-
Surgery Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5750

Pain Management
Benjamin Lampert, MD
Pain & Spine Management Clinic
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2064

Runners up:
Jay Baker, DO
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4263

Tom Brooks, MD
Note: Dr. Brooks currently practices in Omaha, Nebraska.

Sadie Holland, DO
Note: Dr. Holland practices at Freeman Pain Management Center, Freeman Health System, Joplin, 417-347-8355.

Pediatrics (General)
John Burson, MD
Mercy Clinic Pediatrics-Whiteside,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3535

Runners up:
John J. Magnuson, MD
Nixa Pediatrics Clinic,
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-725-8250

Robert Steele, MD
Mercy Clinic Pediatrics-Whiteside
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3535

James Wilson, DO
The Pediatric Center
CoxHealth
417-269-2000

Pediatrics (Allergy)
Gregory Lux, MD
Mercy Clinic Allergy and
Asthma-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-885-0823

Runner up:
William S. Micka, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3742

Pediatrics (Cardiology)
Alan D. Tong, MD
Pediatrix Cardiology of Springfield
417-447-4700
Runner up:
A. James Shapiro, MD
Pediatrix Cardiology of Springfield
417-447-4700

Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
David Schwartz, MD
Mercy Clinic Pediatric, Endocrinology
and Diabetes
Mercy Hospital
417-820-0280

Pediatrics (Neurology)
Bernardo Flasterstein, MD
Note: Dr. Flasterstein is no longer with Mercy and is currently practicing in Palm Beach, Florida.

Runner up:
Gene Tenorio, MD
CoxHealth Pediatric Specialties,
CoxHealth
417-269-1010

Pediatrics (Pulmonary Disease)
John Carlile, MD
CoxHealth Pediatric Specialties,
CoxHealth
417-269-1010

James Wilson, DO
The Pediatric Center,
CoxHealth
417-269-2000

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Boyd Crockett, MD
Southwest Spine & Sports Medicine,
CoxHealth
417-269-6868

Runners up:
Russell Bond, DO
Southwest Spine & Sports Medicine,
CoxHealth
417-269-6868

Hollis Bell, MD
Mercy Clinic Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2364

Ronald Pak, MD
Mercy Clinic Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-2364

Podiatry
Dan Park, DPM
Mercy Clinic Podiatry–SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-888-6708

Runners up:
Chris Hoyland, DPM
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Dan Mostrom, DPM
Mercy Clinic Podiatry-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-888-6708

Brad Jones, DPM
Medical Office Building, Nixa Clinic
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4191

Psychiatry
Alok Jain, MD
CoxHealth
417-269-3732

Runner up:
Tom Kuich, MD
Mercy Clinic Psychiatry-S. Fremont
Mercy Hospital
417-820-8180

Pulmonary Disease
Terrence Coulter, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3114

Runners up:
Stephen Clum, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3916

James Hargis, MD
Mercy Clinic Pulmonology-SGC
Mercy Hospital
417-888-5696

Mark Grimm, MD
Mercy Clinic Pulmonology-SGC
Mercy Hospital
417-888-5696

Brian Kim, MD
Chest & Sleep Institute
Ozarks Community Hospital &
CoxHealth
417-886-2747

Reproductive Endocrinology
Daniel Lyons, MD (tie)
Adult Medicine & Endocrinology
Specialists,
CoxHealth
417-269-4450

Gregory Ledger, MD (tie)
Mercy Clinic Endocrinology-SGC,
Mercy Hospital
417-888-5660

Rheumatology
Stephen Armstrong, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic Bone & Joint
Center,
CoxHealth
417-875-3120

Runners up:
Norman Simon, DO
Mercy Clinic Rheumatology-SGC
417-888-5664

Stanley Hayes, MD
Mercy Clinic Rheumatology-SGC
Mercy Hospital
417-888-5664

Sports Medicine
Brian Mahaffey, MD
Mercy Clinic Sports Medicine,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-7969

Runners up:
Shannon Woods, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic Sports Medicine,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Boyd Crockett, MD
Southwest Spine & Sports Medicine,
CoxHealth
417-269-6868

Christopher Miller, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Urgent Care
Jess Lyon, DO
CoxHealth Adult & Pediatric
Urgent Care
417-269-9812

Runners up:
Jamie Jones, MD
CoxHealth Adult & Pediatric
Urgent Care
417-269-9812

Rachael Winston, MD
CoxHealth Adult & Pediatric
Urgent Care
417-269-9812

Stephen Adams, MD
Cox Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care-South National
417-269-9950

Urology
Peter Trinca, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3483

Runners up:
Mark Walterskirchen, MD
Mercy Clinic Urology-S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-0300

David Anderson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3381

Geoffrey Lloyd-Smith, MD
Urology at National,
Ozarks Community Hospital & Mercy
417-823-8700

+ SURGERY SPECIALISTS

Bariatric Surgery
Christopher Edwards, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-3800

Runners up:
Timothy Woods, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3525

Matthew Simpson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3230

Cardiovascular Surgery
David Zolfaghari, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3370

Runners up:
John Steinberg, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3370

K. Fon Huang, MD
Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3960

Sirish Parvathaneni, MD
Cardiac, Thoracic & Vascular Surgery,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3960

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Jose Dominguez, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3276

Runners up:
J. Patrick Brooks, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-3800

John Crighton, MD
Crighton, Olive & Dunn Surgical
Group
417-882-2349

Brian Swenson, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont,
417-820-3800

Hope Rasque, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3276

General Surgery
Timothy Woods, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3525

Runners up:
John Buckner, MD
Ferrell Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3761

John Crighton, MD
Crighton, Olive & Dunn Surgical
Group
417-882-2349

Christopher Edwards, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-3800

James Gibson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHeath
417-875-3240

Laparoscopic Surgery
Timothy Woods, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3525

Runners up:
Christopher Edwards, MD
Mercy Clinic and Specialty Surgery-
S. Fremont
417-820-3800

John Crighton, MD
Crighton, Olive & Dunn Surgical
Group
417-882-2349

Robert Cavagnol, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-3800

Maxillofacial Surgery
Frank Newman Jr., DMD
Mercy Clinic Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-9415

Runners up:
Matthew Kienstra, MD
Mercy Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery-
S. Fremont
417-887-3223

David Gipson, DDS, MD
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group,
CoxHealth
417-887-8800

Steven Quinn, DDS
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Group,
CoxHealth
417-887-8800

Robert Shaw, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Neurological Surgery
Charles Mace, MD
Springfield Neurological & Spine
Institute,
CoxHealth
417-885-3888

Runners up:
Sami Khoshyomn, MD
Mercy Clinic Neurosurgery
417-820-5150

Salim Rahman, MD
Springfield Neurological & Spine
Institute,
CoxHealth
417-885-3888

Chad Morgan, MD
Springfield Neurological & Spine
Institute,
CoxHealth
417-885-3888

Alan Scarrow, MD
Mercy Clinic Neurosurgery-S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-5150

Ophthalmologic Surgery
Shachar Tauber, MD
Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists-
Opthalmology-Surgery Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9393

Runners up:
James Mattax, MD
Mattax, Neu, Prater Eye Center
417-886-3937

C. Scott Atkinson, MD
Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists-
Ophthalmology-Surgery Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9393

Gary Mehlhorn, MD
Retinal Associates
CoxHealth, Mercy
417-883-3937

Brendon Delport, DO
Medical Office Building, Nixa Clinic
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-725-8250

General Orthopedic Surgery
Pierre Clothiaux, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Runners up:
William Duncan, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Robert Mahnken, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

Edwin Roeder, MD
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4254

William Wester, MD
Ferrell Duncan Clinic, CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Orthopedics (Foot & Ankle Surgery)
David Hicks, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Runners-up:
Judith Smith, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Robert Mahnken, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

Orthopedics (Hand Surgery)
Erin Greer, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Runners up:
Brad Wyrsch, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

John S. Swango, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

Michael Grillot, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

Orthopedics (Joint Replacement Surgery)
Pierre Clothiaux, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Runners up:
William Wester, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

William Duncan, MD
Ferrell Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Robert Mahnken, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery
Center
417-820-5610

Bradley Walz, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery Center
417-820-5610

Orthopedics (Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy)
Chris Miller, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Runners up:
Victor Wilson, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery
Center
417-820-5610

William Duncan, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

William Wester, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Rick Seagrave, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery
Center
417-820-5610

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Jeffrey Fenwick, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3600

Runners up:
A. Daniel Pinheiro, MD
Mercy Clinic Ear, Nose and Throat-
Surgery Center
417-820-5750

Allan Allphin, MD
Mercy Clinic Ear Nose and Throat-
Surgery Center
417-820-5750

Jon Snow, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3600

Matthew Kienstra, MD
Mercy Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery-
S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-887-3223

Pediatric General
Surgery
Troy Spilde, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Specialty
Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-3800

Runner up:
G. Chapman Olive, MD
Crighton, Olive & Dunn Surgical Group
417-882-2349

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
William Goodman, MD
Mercy Clinic Orthopedics-Surgery
Center
417-820-5610

Runners up:
Clyde Parsons III, MD
Sun River Orthopaedics,
CoxHealth, 417-882-8437

General & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
Carl Price, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Runner up:
Arthur Hawes, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Bharat Shah, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Rosellen Meystrik, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Rodney Geter, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Plastic (Abdominoplasty)
Rosellen Meystrik, MD (tie)
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Arthur Hawes, MD (tie)
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Runners up:
Carla Garrison, MD
Garrison Plastic Surgery
417-877-0630

Carl Price, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Rodney Geter, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Bharat Shah, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-SurgeryCenter
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Plastic (Breast Augmentation)
Carl Price, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Runners up:
Carla Garrison, MD
Garrison Plastic Surgery
417-877-0630

Rosellen Meystrik, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Bharat Shah, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Arthur Hawes, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Plastic (Facial Surgery)
Matthew A. Kienstra, MD
Mercy Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery-
S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-887-3223

Runners up:
Carl Price, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Keith A. LaFerriere, MD
Mercy Clinic Facial Plastic Surgery-
S. Fremont,
Mercy Hospital
417-887-3223

Arthur Hawes, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3246

Bharat Shah, MD
Mercy Clinic Plastic Surgery-Surgery
Center,
Mercy Hospital
417-820-9330

Podiatric Surgery
Dan Park, DPM
Mercy Clinic Podiatry—SGC
417-888-6708

Runners up:
Brad Jones, DPM
Medical Office Building, Nixa Clinic,
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-725-8250

Dan Mostrom, DPM
Mercy Clinic Podiatry-SGC
417-888-6708

Chris Hoyland, DPM
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3800

Trauma Surgery
Tim Woods, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3525

Runners up:
Matt Simpson, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3230

Kenneth Larson, MD
Mercy Clinic General and Trauma Surgery-S. Fremont
417-820-7250

Urology Surgery
Peter Trinca, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3483

Runners up:
Geoffrey Lloyd-Smith, MD (tie)
Urology at National,
Ozarks Community Hospital and
Mercy Hospital
417-823-8700

Mark Walterskirchen, MD (tie)
Mercy Clinic Urology-S. Fremont
Mercy Hospital
417-820-0300

David Anderson, MD (tie)
Ferrell Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3381

Jeffrey Johnson, MD
Mercy Clinic Urology-S. Fremont
Mercy Hospital
417-820-0300

Vascular Surgery
Randolph Mullins, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3755

Runners up:
Jon Reese, MD
Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular
Surgery—Whiteside
Mercy Hospital
417-820-3960

Zachary Schmittling, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3755

Robert Vorhies, MD
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic,
CoxHealth
417-875-3732

+ ADDITIONAL SPECIALISTS

Anesthesiology
David Delahay, MD
Mercy Clinic Anesthesiology-Springfield
417-820-2829

Runners up:
Timothy Swearengin, DO
Ozark Anesthesia Associates,
CoxHealth
417-269-4550

Charles Cantrell, DO
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4000

Kevin Hampel, MD
Ozark Anesthesia Associates,
CoxHealth
417-269-4550

Pathology
David Smid, MD
Pathology Services of Springfield,
CoxHealth
417-269-6021

Runners up:
Jami Skrade, MD
Pathology Services of Springfield,
CoxHealth
417-269-7644

Doug A. Anderson, MD
Greene County Medical Examiner
417-868-4822
Note: Dr. Anderson was voted a runner up in this category, but he passed away in 2012.

Maryam Mohammadkani, MD
Pathology Services of Springfield,
CoxHealth
417-269-6091

Gregory Haake, MD
Pathology Services of Springfield,
CoxHealth
417-269-6094

Radiology
Chris Chernesky, MD
Mercy Clinic Radiology-Springfield
417-820-9729

Runners up:
Nathan Kester, MD
Ozarks Community Hospital
417-837-4000

G. Jeff Ondr, MD
Mercy Clinic Radiology
417-820-9729

Christine Wester, MD
Litton & Giddings Radiological Associates,
CoxHealth
417-269-4056

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