February 22, 2013

26 Wright State Physicians, WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine faculty named 2013 Best Doctors® in America

DAYTON—Twenty-six Wright State Physicians and faculty of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine were named to the 2013 Best Doctors® in America list. They represented almost a third of the 81 Dayton area doctors named. Eight Boonshoft School of Medicine alumni who practice locally also were included on the list.

These leading medical practitioners, researchers and professors are members of a prestigious, peer-reviewed group that includes the top 5 percent of U.S. physicians. Best Doctors Inc. compiles and maintains the list. For more than 20 years, Best Doctors has conducted a physician survey to identify the doctors that other doctors trust most. The list includes more than 53,000 medical experts in some 450 specialties and subspecialties worldwide. The local list is published annually in the Dayton Business Journal.

The Wright State physicians and faculty were named best doctors across a broad range of specialties and sub specialties ranging from pediatric cardiology to geriatrics and psychiatry to orthopaedic surgery.

“The faculty of the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine are leading the way in medical education and medical care,” said Marjorie Bowman, M.D., M.P.A., dean of the Boonshoft School of Medicine. “Congratulations to the doctors of Wright State Physicians, the faculty of the Boonshoft School of Medicine and our local alumni who were named the best doctors in the Dayton region.”

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine is affiliated with seven major teaching hospitals in southwest Ohio. In addition to providing medical education leading to the M.D., M.D./Ph.D., M.D./M.B.A. or M.D./M.P.H. degree, the medical school provides residency training in 13 medical specialties and continuing medical education programs for the community’s practicing physicians. Its nationally recognized research programs include centers of excellence in genomics, neuroscience, substance abuse and treatment and human growth and development.

Wright State Physicians is one of the largest physician-managed multispecialty groups in the Dayton region. Physicians affiliated with the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine offer primary or specialty care in a wide range of specialized diagnostic and treatment services.


Listed below are the doctors of Wright State Physicians and the faculty of the Boonshoft School of Medicine who were named the Best Doctors in the Dayton region.

Sherman J. Alter, M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Disease
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Jack Bernstein, M.D.
Infectious Disease
Dayton VA Medical Center
Professor, Internal Medicine, Pathology

David G. Bienenfeld, M.D.
Psychiatry
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry, Geriatrics

Emmett Broxson, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Professor, Pediatrics

Ann E. Burke, M.D.
Pediatrics/General
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

John S. Czachor, M.D.
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine
Professor, Internal Medicine; Assistant Professor, Pathology

Mukund Dole, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Margaret M. Dunn, M.D., M.B.A.
Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Wright State Surgical Oncology and Breast Care
Professor, Surgery

Greg M. Eberhart, M.D.
Pediatrics/General
Cornerstone Pediatrics
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Robert J. Fink, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Professor, Pediatrics

Julie P. Gentile, M.D.
Psychiatry
Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Paulette M. Gillig, M.D., Ph.D.
Psychiatry
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry

Robert A. Goldenberg, M.D.
Otolaryngology
Southwest Ohio ENT Specialists
Professor, Surgery

Jerald Kay, M.D.
Psychiatry, Pediatric Specialist/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry

William Michael Klykylo, M.D.
Pediatric Specialist/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry; Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Richard T. Laughlin, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Wright State Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Ann K. Morrison, M.D.
Psychiatry
Mental Health Services of Clark County
Associate Professor, Psychiatry

Gary A. Mueller, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Maria T. Nanagas, M.D.
Pediatrics/General
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Cynthia G. Olsen, M.D.
Family Medicine
Wright State Physicians Family Medicine
Professor, Family Medicine, Geriatrics

John M. Pascoe, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatrics/General
Cornerstone Pediatrics
Professor, Pediatrics

Arthur S. Pickoff, M.D.
Pediatric Cardiology
The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton
Professor, Pediatrics, Community Health

Brenda J. Roman, M.D.
Psychiatry
WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Professor, Psychiatry

Randy A. Sansone, M.D.
Psychiatry
Sycamore Primary Care
Professor, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine

Glen D. Solomon, M.D.
Internal Medicine
Wright State Physicians Internal Medicine
Professor, Internal Medicine

Steven K. Swedlund, M.D.
Family Medicine
Wright State Physicians Geriatrics
Assistant Professor, Geriatrics