Top Doctors 2006

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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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

Joplin Listings

Allergy and Immunology
+ Michael Joseph
Midwest Allergy, Asthma & Osteo-porosis (independent); 417-624-0050

Cardiovascular Disease
+ James Hoff
St. John's Medical Group; 417-206-3729


HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ John Cox
Freeman Heart and Vascular Institute; 417-347-5000

Dermatology
+ Derek Towery
M & T Dermatology Services (independent); 417-624-0440

Emergency Medicine
+ Robert Arnce
St. John's Medical Group; 417-625-2300

Endocrinology
+ Susan D'Amico
(Dr. D'Amico is on a leave of absence and is not currently practicing in Joplin.)

Family Practice
+ William S. Hughes
William S. Hughes, MD (independent); 417-781-2525

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Tracy Godfrey
Family Health Center of Joplin (independent); 417-624-4060

Gastroenterology
+ David A. Seidl
Freeman Gastroenterology; 417-781-7110

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Larry Deffenbaugh
Larry Deffenbaugh, DO (independent); 417-782-4701

Geriatric Medicine
+ Irving LaFrancis
Oncology & Hematology Center (independent);
417-782-7722

Hematology/Oncology
+ George River
Freeman Cancer Institute; 417-347-4000

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ David Croy
Oncology & Hematology Center (independent);
417-782-7722

Infectious Disease
+ Eden Esguerra
St. John's Medical Group; 417-781-8688

Internal Medicine
+ Samuel Carter
Joplin Medical Associates (Freeman); 417-659-4661

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Jack Rhoads
Midwest Internal Medicine (Freeman); 417-626-8200

Neurology
+ Christopher R. Andrew
Freeman Neurology;
417-623-3330

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Waquar Waheed
St. John's Medical Group - Neurology; 417-659-6249

Nuclear Medicine
+ Duane Myers
St. John's Medical Group; 417-625-2488

Obstetrics and Gynecology
+ Cheryl Fogarty
OB/GYN Associates of Joplin (Freeman); 417-624-1711

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ Christopher Roberts
GYN Wellness Center (independent); 417-206-7474

Obstetrics (Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine)
+ Ted Tolentino
Freeman Health Systems; 417-347-1111

Pain Management
+ Mark Pinkerton
Pinkerton Pain Therapy (independent); 417-781-7246

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
§ John Knudsen III
Freeman Hospital East;
417-347-8580


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