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Mpls. St Paul Magazine names 142 physicians as ‘Top Doctors’


     

July 14, 2016


BLOOMINGTON, Minn.Mpls.St.Paul Magazine has released its 'Top Doctors' list, and 142 physicians spanning 36 specialties across HealthPartners, Park Nicollet, Stillwater Medical Group and TRIA Orthopaedic Center have been included in this annual recognition program. The complete list of 'Top Doctors' can be seen in the July issue of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Physicians who are included on the list were nominated by their peers and selected based on their medical expertise. It’s a fantastic recognition for some of our many great physicians and reflects the tremendous work being done across the organization to improve health and well-being in partnership with our members, patients and community.

Congratulations to all of this year’s honorees from our organization:

Allergy & Immunology

David F. Graft, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Brenda J. Guyer, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Pamela J. Harris, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Jennifer L. Oldham, HealthPartners Medical & Dental Group

Richard J. Sveum, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Anesthesiology

Joseph G. Frisch, Park Nicollet Clinic/TRIA

Cardiac Surgery

Timothy J. Kroshus, Regions Hospital – Heart Center

Cardiology

Elizabeth A. Bisinov, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Thomas Joel Davis, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

David C. Homans, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

William B. Nelson, HealthPartners & Regions Hospital

Glenn A. Nickele, Regions Hospital – Heart Center

Soma Sen, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Jeffrey J. Shultz, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Jay S. Simonson, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Stephen J. Smalley, HealthPartners & Regions Hospital

Dennis W. Zhu, Regions Hospital, HealthPartners

Colon & Rectal Surgery

George E. Belzer, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

David J. Willis, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Critical Care Medicine

Nicolette Myers, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Dermatology

Dane R. Christensen, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

John R. Fenyk, Jr., Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Jeannie T. Larson, Park Nicollet, Maple Grove

Mary E. Meighan, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Cynthia L. Olson, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Cynthia L. Vehe, HealthPartners Medical Group

Emergency Medicine

Kurt M. Isenberger, HealthPartners Medical Group

Karen A. Quaday, Regions Hospital

Endocrinology

Richard M. Bergenstal, Park Nicollet Health Services

Christopher T. Kodl, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Gregory T. Mucha, HealthPartners Medical Group

Betsy L. Schwartz, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Family Medicine

Suzanne Kay Davidowitz, HealthPartners Medical Group

Annie L. Ideker, HealthPartners Medical Group

Sally A. Lkine, Park Nicollet Clinic, Eden Prairie

Jeremy S. Springer, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Mary D. Wagner, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Robert J. Wagner, HealthPartners Medical Group

Gastroenterology

Irshad H. Jafri, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Christopher J. Shepela, HealthPartners Specialty Center

David R. Stolpman, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Geriatrics

Michael P. Dukinfield, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Jennifer M. Olson, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Thomas L. “tom” von Sternberg, HealthPartners Medical Group

Hermatology

Kurt C. Demel, HealthPartners Medical Group

Colleen T. Morton, Regions Hospital

Infectious Disease

Cristina A. Baker, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Mark R. Sannes, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Jonathan S. Sellman, HealthPartners Medical Group

Internal Medicine

William H. Anderson, Park Nicollet, Wayzata

Rebecca A. Bartlett, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Richard L. Beck, Park Nicollet, Golden Valley

Mary Sue Beran, Park Nicollet, Minnetonka

Alison A. Eckhoff, Park Nicollet Clinic, Minneapolis

Heather E. Gantzer, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Robert S. Kim, Park Nicollet, Brooklyn Center

Gregory T. Lehman, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Mary Z. Miley, Park Nicollet, Plymouth

Bernard R. Quebral, HealthPartners Medical Group

James Bryan Warren, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Nephrology

Ann L. Rinehart, HealthPartners Medical Group

William S. Stuart, Jr., Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Mary Elizabeth Tahnk-Johnson, Park Nicollet, Maple Grove

Anthony C. Woolley, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Neurological Surgery

Alejandro Mendez, HealthPartners Medical Group

Neurology

Bret C. Haake, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Martha A. Nance, Park Nicollet Struthers Parkinson’s Center

Obstetrics/Gynecology

Laura A. Dean, HealthPartners Medical Group

Kimberly a. Gerten, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Barbara J. Hyer, HealthPartners Medical Group

Andrea L. Messina, Park Nicollet, Minnetonka

Monica L. Norwick, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Kellee B. Ott, Park Nicollet, Bloomington

Janet M. Schaffer, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Deborah A. Thorp, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Oncology

Daniel M. Anderson, HealthPartners Medical Group

Candy A. Corey, HealthPartners Medical Group

Randolph W. Hurley, HealthPartners & Regions Hospital

Jeffrry P. Jaffe, Regions Hospital – Cancer Care Center

Balkrishna N. Jahagirdar, Regions Hospital – Cancer Care Center

Amy B. Spomer, Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center

Mark A. Wilkowske, Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center

Ophthalmology

Lauren B. Baker, HealthPartners Medical Group

Steven M. Rakes, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Orthopaedic Surgery

Peter A. Cole, HealthPartners Medical Group

Jonathan M. Cooper, HealthPartners Medical Group

Stephen P. England, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Yvonne M. Grierson, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Jeffrey B. Husband, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Marc F. Swiontkowski, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Julie A. Switzer, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Otolaryngology

Harley Seth Dresner, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Seth C. Janus, HealthPartners Medical Group

Derek J. Schmidt, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Pathology

Timothy G. Miley, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Douglas A. Olson, HealthPartners Medical Group

Pediatrics

James W. Clark, Park Nicollet Clinic, Eagan

David W. Griffin, HealthPartners Medical Group

Robert S. Karasov, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Elsa N. Keeler, HealthPartners Medical Group

Teresa F. Kovarik, HealthPartners Como Clinic

Andrew A. Rzepka, Park Nicollet Clinic, Brooklyn Center

Leonard W. Snellman, HealthPartners Medical Group

Howard J. Stang, HealthPartners Medical Group

David Lee Wineinger, HealthPartners RiverWay Clinic

Plastic Surgery

James W. Fletcher, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Martin S. Lacey, HealthPartners Medical Group

Psychiatry

Elizabeth A. Reeve, HealthPartners Medical Group

Michael A. Trangle, HealthPartners Medical Group

Pulmonary Medicine

Keith R. Harmon, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Charlene E. McEvoy, HealthPartners Lung & Sleep Health Center

Sue A. Ravenscraft, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Radiology

Steven J. Burbidge, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Brent Chamberlain, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Rheumatology

Elie Gernter, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Thomas M. Harkcom, HealthPartners Specialty Centers

Peter D. Kent, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Tawatchai “Kee” Paisansinsup, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Eric S. Schned, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Robert J. Tierney, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Sleep Medicine

Lisa M. Bolin, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Salim A. Kathawalla, Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

Sports Medicine

Joel L. Boyd, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Jonathan P. Braman, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Heather R. Cichanowski, HealthPartners Medical Group

David A. Fischer, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Robert J. Johnson, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Bradley J. nelson, TRIA Orthopaedic Center

Andrew J. Thomas, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Surgery, General

Kevin J. Bjork, HealthPartners/Stillwater Medical Group

David J. Dries, Regions Hospital

Brian C. Grubbs, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Keith M. Heaton, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Thomas A. Jones, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Todd J. Morris, HealthPartners Specialty Center

Kevin J. Ose, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

James G. Schlaefer, HealthPartners Medical Group

Seth I. Wolpert, HealthPartners Medical Group

Thoracic Surgery

Ted H. Spooner, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

Urology

Nathan B. Hoffman, Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park

Jyothi B. Kesha, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Daniel M. Zapzalka, Park Nicollet, St. Louis Park

Vascular Surgery

M. Mark Melin, Park Nicollet Heart & Vascular Center

About HealthPartners

Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, non-profit health care organization in the nation. The organization is dedicated to improving health and well-being in partnership with members, patients and the community, and provides a full-range of health care delivery and health plan services including insurance, administration and health and well-being programs. HealthPartners serves more than 1.4 million medical and dental health plan members nationwide. The care system includes more than 1,700 physicians, seven hospitals, 55 primary care clinics, 23 urgent care locations and numerous specialty practices in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. HealthPartners Clinic, Park Nicollet Clinic, Stillwater Medical Group, Westfields Hospital & Clinic, Physicians Neck & Back Clinic and virtuwell.com are all part of HealthPartners. In addition, HealthPartners Dental Group has more than 70 dentists and 22 dental clinics. HealthPartners also provides medical education and conducts research through its Institute for Education and Research. For more information, visit healthpartners.com.

Media Contacts

Patrick Strait
952-883-5254
651-629-0411 (pager)
patrick.h.strait@healthpartners.com

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