Best Doctors in America

One hundred and nine doctors with privileges to practice at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, many of them academically affiliated with Keck Medicine of University of Southern California, have been listed as the Best Doctors in America® for 2011-2012.

Background on Best Doctors®

Best Doctors® was founded in 1989 by doctors affiliated with Harvard University School of Medicine, and is considered one of the most respected and comprehensive knowledge-based medical referral services. Its worldwide database of 50,000 top medical specialists in more than 400 subspecialties is based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation of the medical profession. The polling process is anonymous and confidential, qualitative and quantitative -- a process that requires that every listed physician be re-evaluated with each new survey.

Only five percent of the doctors in any country are selected to become Best Doctors®.

Robert Adler - Pediatrics

Sarah Badran - Pediatric Specialist

Eyal Ben-Isaac - Pediatrics

Aviva Biederman - Pediatrics

Jeffrey Birns - Pediatric Specialist

Mark S. Borchert - Ophthalmology

Danielle L. Borut - Pediatric Specialist

Michael David Bryant - Pediatrics

Gerald Bushman - Pediatric Specialist

Joseph A. Church - Allergy and Immunology

Thomas Coates - Pediatric Specialist

Hartley Cohen - Gastroenterology

Robbin G. Cohen - Thoracic Surgery

Sally L. Davidson Ward - Pediatric Specialist

Timothy Deakers - Pediatric Specialist

Sylvia L. del Castillo - Pediatric Specialist

Debra Mei Don - Pediatric Specialist

David Epstein - Pediatric Specialist

Ronald Ferdman - Allergy and Immunology

Jonathan L. Finlay - Pediatric Specialist

Lynda K. Fisher - Pediatric Specialist

Henri R. Ford - Surgery

Joyce N. Fox - Dermatology

David R. Freyer - Pediatric Specialist

Philippe S. Friedlich - Pediatric Specialist

Paul S. Gaynon - Pediatric Specialist

Mitchell E. Geffner - Pediatric Specialist

Kenneth A. Geller - Pediatric Specialist

Marshall G. Goldberg - Pediatric Specialist

Joanna Green - Pediatric Specialist

Carl M. Grushkin - Pediatric Specialist

Yvonne R. Gutierrez - Pediatrics

Brian E. Hardy - Pediatric Specialist

Robert Michael Hartman - Dermatology

Laura Ann Hastings - Pediatric Specialist

Jill A. Hoffman - Pediatric Specialist

Thomas Hofstra - Pediatric Specialist

John A. Irvine - Ophthalmology

Debra Devoe Jeandron - Pediatric Specialist

Rima F. Jubran - Pediatric Specialist

Francine R. Kaufman - Pediatric Specialist

Robert M. Kay - Pediatric Specialist

Thomas G. Keens - Pediatric Specialist

Andrea Kovacs - Pediatric Specialist

Mark D. Krieger - Pediatric Specialist

Thomas C. Lee - Pediatric Specialist

Kevin V. Lemley - Pediatric Specialist

Jeannette Levenstein - Pediatrics

Alan B. Lewis - Pediatric Specialist

Dennis R. Maceri - Otolaryngology

Eithne F. MacLaughlin - Pediatric Specialist

Marcio H. Malogolowkin - Pediatric Specialist

S. Michael Marcy - Pediatric Specialist

Monique F. Margetis - Pediatric Specialist

Barry Phillip Markovitz - Pediatric Specialist

Leo Mascarenhas - Pediatric Specialist

Wilbert H. Mason - Pediatric Specialist

J. Gordon McComb - Pediatric Specialist

Robert Mendez - Urology

Wendy Gayle Mitchell - Pediatric Specialist

Roshanak Monzavi - Pediatric Specialist

David Moromisato - Pediatric Specialist

A. Linn Murphree - Ophthalmology

Marvin D. Nelson, Jr. - Pediatric Specialist

Christopher J. Newth - Pediatric Specialist

Nam Xuan Nguyen - Pediatric Specialist

Victoria Niklas - Pediatric Specialist

Peck Y. Ong - Pediatric Specialist

Lawrence Opas - Pediatric Specialist

Iris Perez - Pediatric Specialist

Pisit Pitukcheewanont - Pediatric Specialist

Arnold C. G. Platzker - Pediatric Specialist

D. Brent Polk - Pediatric Specialist

Rangasamy Ramanathan - Pediatric Specialist

Howard J. Reinstein - Pediatrics

Suzanne L. Roberts - Pediatrics

Lawrence A. Ross - Pediatric Specialist

Tena L. Rosser - Pediatric Specialist

Terence D. Sanger - Pediatric Specialist

Gary M. Scott - Pediatric Specialist

Robert C. Seeger - Pediatric Specialist

Robert Rick Selby - Surgery

Istvan Seri - Pediatric Specialist

Bracha Shaham - Pediatric Specialist

Donald B. Shaul - Pediatric Specialist

Cathy Eun-Young Shin - Pediatric Specialist

Stuart E. Siegel - Pediatric Specialist

Michael J. Silka - Pediatric Specialist

Frank R. Sinatra - Pediatric Specialist

David L. Skaggs - Pediatric Specialist

Ronald E. Smith - Ophthalmology

Jonathan C. Song - Ophthalmology

Vaughn A. Starnes - Thoracic Surgery

James Stein - Pediatric Specialist

Jacqueline R. (Jackie) Szmuszkovicz - Pediatric Specialist

Masato Takahashi - Pediatric Specialist

Claire Templeman - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Daniel Woodford Thomas - Pediatric Specialist

Vernon T. Tolo - Pediatric Specialist

Timothy Triche - Pathology

Mark M. Urata - Plastic Surgery

Judith G. Villablanca - Pediatric Specialist

Sabine U.H. Von Busse-Mellinger - Pediatric Specialist

Winfield J. Wells - Pediatric Specialist

Randall C. Wetzel - Pediatric Specialist

Pierre Wong - Pediatric Specialist

Marlyn Woo - Pediatric Specialist

John C. Wood - Pediatric Specialist

Kenneth W. Wright - Pediatric Specialist