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Posted: April 21, 2010

UNT Health physicians and TCOM alumni named 'Top Docs'


Twenty UNT Health physicians and 28 Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) alumni were named Top Docs by Fort Worth, Texas magazine in the April 2010 edition. They were honored at a special reception on national Doctor's Day, March 30, by the magazine.

Nearly 3,000 area members of the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association and the Tarrant County Medical Society were asked to name the best doctors in the area for the magazine's poll.

UNT Health physicians named to Top Docs are:

  • Barbara Atkinson, DO, Infectious Disease
  • Brian Carpenter, DPM, Podiatry
  • Alan Garrett, DPM, Podiatry
  • Janice Knebl, DO, Geriatrics
  • Noushin Firouzbakht, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Kathleen Crowley, MD, Women's Medicine - Women's Health
  • Kollier Hinkle, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Alvin Mathe', DO, Geriatrics and Palliative Care (TCOM '89)
  • William McIntosh, DO, Neurology
  • Travis Motley, DPM, Podiatry
  • Arvind Nana, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Carol Nati, MD, Psychiatry
  • Bernard Rubin, DO, Rheumatology
  • David Slife, DO, Cardiology
  • Monte Troutman, DO, Gastroenterology
  • DeEtte Vasques, DO, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Russell Wagner, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Martin Weiss, DO, Cardiology
  • Scott Winter, MD, Psychiatry
  • Albert Yurvati, DO, Cardio-Thoracic/Vascular Surgery (TCOM '86)

Other TCOM alumni who received this honor are:

  • Shahid Aziz, DO, Gastroenterology (TCOM '86)
  • Carlos Bahrami, DO, Nephrology (TCOM '99)
  • Chris Bajaj, DO, Endocrinology (TCOM '00)
  • Kathleen Bajaj, DO, Anesthesiology (TCOM '00)
  • David Barrera, DO, Oncology (TCOM '93)
  • Pavani Bellary, DO, Internal Medicine (TCOM '01)
  • Sherri Madden-Burke, DO, Pediatrics (TCOM '89)
  • Cynthia English, DO, Obstetrics/Gynecology (TCOM '03)
  • Scott Ewing, DO, Cardiology (TCOM '01)
  • Gregory Friess, DO, Oncology (TCOM '79)
  • Lisa Gardner, DO, Obstetrics/Gynecology (TCOM '99)
  • Randall Hall, DO, Cardiology (TCOM '93)
  • Charlece Hughes, DO, Neurology (TCOM '00)
  • Peter Malouf, DO, Dermatology (TCOM '95)
  • Niraj Mehta, DO, Internal Medicine (TCOM '01)
  • Ray Page, DO, Oncology (TCOM '91)
  • Tracy Papa, DO, Obstetrics/Gynecology (TCOM '87)
  • Christopher Pratt, DO, General Family Practice (TCOM '97)
  • Robert Ranelle, DO, Orthopedic Surgery (TCOM '82)
  • Bibas Reddy, DO, Oncology (TCOM '02)
  • Morvarid Rezaie, DO, Internal Medicine (TCOM '06)
  • Jenica Rose-Stine, DO, Pediatrics (TCOM '05)
  • Steven Simmons, DO, Interventional Pain (TCOM '00)
  • Keith Vasenius, DO, Cardiology (TCOM '86)
  • Terri Weinman, DO, Neonatology (TCOM '87)
  • Ruth Wiley, DO, Obstetrics/Gynecology (TCOM '04)

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