Top Doctors 2006

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KEY:
"+" = Top Doctors are elected by their peers
HONORABLE MENTIONS: noted with a § are the top vote-getters for the same medical specialy within their health-system groups or among independents

Nephrology
+ Gary Kell
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Wade Jordan
Springfield Nephrology (independent); 417-886-5000
David Sommerfeld
Springfield Nephrology (independent); 417-886-5000

Neurology
+ Rodney Quinn
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Robert Scott Duff
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000
§ Thomas Habiger
St. John's Clinic - Neurology; 417-820-9123
§ Kenneth Sharlin
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-4665

Nuclear Medicine
+ Robert Sonnemaker,
St. John's Clinic - Nuclear Medicine; 417-820-2865

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Stephen Long
St. John's Clinic - Nuclear Medicine; 417-820-2865
§ James Wolski
Litton & Giddings (CoxHealth); 417-889-6102
William Sharpe
Litton & Giddings (CoxHealth); 417-889-6102
§ Nathan Kester
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-4000

Obstetrics/Gynecology
+ Darren Lehnert
St. John's OBGYN; 417-820-3890

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Matthew Ting
Springfield OBGYN LLC; 417-882-4466 (Dr. Ting, formerly of St. John's, is opening this new practice September 1.)
§ John W. Williams
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000
Keith M. Williams
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000
§ Manuel Camejo
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-4079
§ David Redfern
The Woman's Clinic (independent); 417-887-5500

Obstetrics (Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine)
+ Patricia Dix (Obstetrics)
Regional Perinatal Center (CoxHealth); 417-269-4037

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Nancy Ceaser
Cox South Neonatology; 417-269-6184
§ Gary Thurnau
St. John's Clinic - Maternal-Fetal Medicine; 417-820-3715
§ Manuel Camejo
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-4079

Pain Management
+ Benjamin Lampert
St. John's Surgery - Spine Center; 417-820-2064

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Ronald Ellis
St. John's Surgery - Spine Center; 417-820-2064
§ Tom Brooks
The Brooks Clinic for Pain Management (independent); 417-885-1114
Larry Petersen
Ozark Anesthesia Association (CoxHealth); 417-269-4550
§ Jay Baker
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-4000

Pediatrics (General)
+ Robert Steele
St. John's Clinic - Pediatrics - Whiteside; 417-820-3535

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Bernard Griesemer
St. John's Clinic - Healthtracks - Pediatrics; 417-820-5000
§ James W. Wilson
Pediatric Center (CoxHealth); 417-269-2000
Keith Mather
Springfield Inpatient Physicians (CoxHealth); 417-269-7728

Pediatrics (Allergy)
+ Gregory Lux
St. John's Clinic - Allergy & Immunology; 417-885-0823

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Barrett Lewis
Ferrell-Duncan Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-875-3000

Pediatrics (Cardiology)
+ Armin Wagman
Pediatrix Cardiology of Springfield (independent); 417-447-4700

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
James Shapiro
Pediatrix Cardiology of Springfield (independent); 417-447-4700

Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
+ Linda MacGorman (tie),
Center for Internal Medicine (CoxHealth) 417-269-4450
+ Gregory Ledger (tie),
Smith Glynn Callaway (St. John's); 417-888-5660

Pediatrics (Neurology)
+ Bernardo Flasterstein
St. John's Clinic - Pediatric Neurology - Whiteside;
417-820-9055

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Gene Tenorio
Pediatric Neurology of the Ozarks (CoxHealth); 417-269-1010
Arie Ashkenasi
Pediatric Neurology of the Ozarks (CoxHealth); 417-269-1010

Pediatrics (Pulmonary Disease)
+ John Carlile
Pediatric Specialty Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-269-4850

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
James W. Wilson
Pediatric Center (CoxHealth); 417-269-2000
§ Elizabeth Andrews
St. John's Clinic - Pediatrics - Whiteside; 417-820-3535

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
+ Hollis Bell
St. John's Clinic - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; 417-820-2364

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Ronald Pak
St. John's Clinic - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; 417-820-2364
§ Russell Bond
Southwest Spine & Sports (CoxHealth); 417-269-6868
Boyd Crockett
Southwest Spine & Sports (CoxHealth); 417-269-6868
§ Chris Weber
Doctors Hospital; 417-837-400
Podiatry
+ Dan Park,
Smith Glynn Callaway (St. John's); 417-888-6708

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Dan Mostrom
Smith Glynn Callaway (St. John's); 417-888-6708
§ Russell Dirksen
The Foot Doctors (CoxHealth); 417-883-1881
Patrick McShane
McShane Foot & Ankle Clinic (CoxHealth); 417-889-3338
§ Geoffrey Bricker,
Southwest Missouri Foot and Ankle Specialists (Doctors Hospital); 417-837-4191


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