Boston Magazine 2024 Top Doctors at Emerson Health


Sixty-five physicians and surgeons from Emerson Health were selected as Top Doctors in Boston Magazine’s 2024 Top Doctors issue. Representing over 20 medical specialties and surgical services, Emerson’s Top Doctors include bariatric surgeons, gastroenterologists, general surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, oncologists, urologists, pediatricians, and internal medicine/primary care physicians.  

With experienced physicians - many who trained at the nation’s leading medical centers – and more than 50 specialty services, 12 surgical services, and three urgent care centers, Emerson Health is the region’s health care provider of choice. Emerson has clinical affiliations with Mass General Brigham, state-of-the-art technologies including robotic-assisted and Mozart precision surgery, and a deep commitment to providing advanced and compassionate care to all patients.  

The following Emerson Health physicians are included in the Boston magazine Top Doctors 2024 issue, available online and on newsstands now:  

Top Allergy & Immunology Doctors 
Priyal Amin, DO 
Sara Narayan, MD 
Top Anesthesiologists 
Gregory Lee Gardner, DO 
Sana Ata, MD 
Top Cardiac Electrophysiology Doctor 
Kay Kim, MD 
Top Cardiologist 
Benjamin Tillinger, MD  
Top Dermatologists 
Lauren Alberta-Wszolek, MD 
Kathryn Bowers, MD 
Melissa Burnett, MD 
Eileen Deignan, MD 
Katalin Kovalszki, MD 
Ira Skolnik, MD  
Benjamin Solky, MD 
Matthew Zipoli, MD 
Top Emergency Medicine Doctor 
Robert Partridge, MD  
Top Endocrinologist, Diabetes, and Metabolism Doctors 
Anca Goller, MD 
Sravanthi Madala, MD 
Top Family Medicine Doctor 
Christine Beck, MD 
Top Gastroenterologists 
Julio Ayala, MD  
Lauren Bleich, MD 
Michael DeSimone, MD 
John Dowd, DO 
Mark Epstein, MD 
Andrea Fribush, MD 
Gail Herzig, MD 
Benjamin Hyatt, MD 
Peter Krims, MD 
Jennifer Nayor, MD 
Top Hand Surgeons   
Michael Brunelli, MD 
Jeffrey Dietz, MD 
Louis Jurist, MD 
Top Internal Medicine, Primary Care Doctors 
Peter Hoenig, MD 
Russell Zide, MD 
Top Obstetrician & Gynecologist 
Richard Rubin, MD 
Top Ophthalmologists 
Brad Baker, MD 
Olivia Liao, MD 
Jennifer Mullon, MD 
James Umlas, MD 
Top Orthopedic Surgeons 
Donald Driscoll, MD  
Dean Howard, MD 
Peter Kok, MD  
John McInnis, MD 
Paul Re, MD 
Top Pediatricians 
Patricia Birgeneau, MD 
Mark Cohen, MD 
Russell Coleman, MD 
Amy Forrer, MD 
Michael Glazier, MD 
Ronni Goldsmith, MD 
Karen Hiltunen, MD 
Sandra Meyerson, MD 
James Sheehy, MD  

Top Pediatric Otolaryngologist 
Jennifer Setlur, MD 
Top Plastic Surgeon 
Joanna Ng-Glazier, MD  
Top Pulmonologist 
Julian Lel, MD  
Top Radiation Oncologist 
John McGrath, MD 
Top Rheumatologist 
Pamela Deluca, MD 
Top Surgeons 
Laura Doyon, MD 
Atif Khan, MD 
David Lautz, MD 
Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne, MD 
Top Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon 
Hugh Auchincloss, MD  
Top Urologists 
Jason Gee, MD 
Paul LaFontaine, MD 
Louis Liou, MD  

Learn more about each Top Doctor by clicking on their link, or visit