The Los Angeles Business Journal has named over a dozen Keck Medicine of USC physicians as top doctors of 2020 in Los Angeles. In addition, three Keck School of Medicine faculty members who practice at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles were included in this list. The health care practitioners were selected based on their good standing, reputation, thought leadership and success within 12 disciplines: cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, general surgery, gynecology, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics and sports medicine, otolaryngology, psychiatry and pulmonology.
Here are the Keck Medicine top doctors by specialty:
Cynthia Herrington, MD, at CHLA: surgical director of pediatric thoracic transplantation, the Ryan Winston Family Chair in Transplant Cardiology and cardiothoracic surgeon. Director of physician diversity of cardiothoracic surgery and associate professor of clinical surgery at the Keck School.
Ray Matthews, MD, director of interventional cardiology and catheterization laboratories. Professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
David Peng, MD, MPH, president of USC Care. Chair and professor of clinical dermatology at the Keck School.
Carl Chudnofsky, MD, emergency medicine physician. Chair and professor of clinical emergency medicine at the Keck School.
Said Beydoun, MD, division chief, neuromuscular disorders. Program director of the clinical neurophysiology fellowship and professor of clinical neurology and at the Keck School.
Inderbir Gill, MD, executive director of USC Urology and the Shirley and Donald Skinner Chair in Urologic Cancer Surgery. Chair and Distinguished Professor of urology and associate dean for clinical innovation at the Keck School.
Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD, associate director of clinical research, chair of the GI oncology program, co-director of the Colorectal Center, scientific director of the Cancer Genetics Unit at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Co-director of the USC Center for Molecular Pathway and Drug Discovery, Terrence Lanni Chair in gastrointestinal cancer research and professor of medicine at the Keck School.
Alan S. Wayne, MD, at CHLA: director of the Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Training Program, attending physician in Hematology, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Professor of pediatrics (clinical scholar) at the Keck School.
Thomas C. Lee, MD, at CHLA: director of the Vision Center and attending physician. Associate professor of clinical ophthalmology at the Keck School.
Karen Morgan, MD, medical director of the USC Eye Pasadena clinic. Clinical professor of ophthalmology (clinician educator) at the Keck School.
Jay Lieberman, MD, director of the Institute of Orthopaedics and chief of Orthopaedic Surgery Service. Chair and professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School.
Lawrence Menendez, MD, chief, Center for Musculoskeletal Oncology. Professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School.
Uttam Sinha, MD, head and neck surgeon, otolaryngology. Associate professor of otolaryngology–head and neck surgery at the Keck School.
Carlos Figueroa, MD, medical director of Keck Psychiatric Services. Clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences (clinician educator) at the Keck School.
Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, neuropsychiatrist. Franz Alexander Chair in Psychiatry and professor and chair of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences at the Keck School.
Ricardo Juarez, MD, director of critical/intensive care. Clinical assistant professor of medicine (clinician educator) at the Keck School.
Seth Gamradt, MD, director of orthopaedic athletic medicine for USC Athletics. Associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School.
George Frederick “Rick” Hatch, MD, orthopaedic surgeon. Director, USC Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship and associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School.
For more information on Keck Medicine’s top doctors and for a complete list of the Los Angeles Business Journal Top Doctors of Los Angeles 2020, click here.
— Alison Rainey