Physicians Named to Boston Magazine's Top Docs List





NEWTON, Mass. (Jan, 2012) – Twenty three Newton-Wellesley Hospital physicians were recently named in the December, 2011 Boston Magazine "Top Doctors" list. Following are the physicians affiliated with Newton-Wellesley who were included on this list:

Jennifer Rosenblum, MD, Adolescent Medicine; Johnson T. Wong, MD, Allergy & Immunology; David Herzog, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Robin Jones, MD, Pediatric Neurology; David Chodirker, MD, Family Medicine; Henry D'Angelo, MD, Family Medicine; Ronda Rockett, MD, Family Medicine; Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Gastroenterology; Julian Robinson, MD, Maternal & Fetal Medicine; Thomas L. Beatty Jr., MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology; Phyllis W. Scherr, MD, Obstetrics/Gynecology; Marc Leibole, MD, Ophthalmology; Mitchell Hardenbrook, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery; Mark Rounds, MD, Otolaryngology; Daniel Doody, MD, Pediatric Surgery; Jonathan Caine, MD, Pediatrics; Joanne Borg-Stein, MD, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Mark Hornstein, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology; Keith Isaacson, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology; Kevin Hughes, MD, Surgery; Henning Gaissert, MD, Thoracic Surgery; David Brewster, MD, Vascular Surgery; Christopher Kwolek, MD, Vascular Surgery.

This year’s Boston Magazine list was again taken from a survey conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, a healthcare researcher that also publishes America’s Top Doctors, a guide to the country’s top 1% of medical specialists. Castle Connolly’s physician-led research team uses mail and phone surveys and electronic ballots to ask physicians and the medical leadership of leading hospitals to identify highly skilled, exceptional doctors. From that group, it identified 650 top Boston-area doctors across 57 specialties.

“All of our esteemed physicians make enormous contributions to Newton-Wellesley Hospital each and every day and continuously work hard, along with our nurses and staff, to ensure high quality care is given to every patient who walks through our doors,” said Michael Jellinek, MD, President of Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital is a full system member of Partners HealthCare System, Inc. (PHCS), a nonprofit organization that includes acute care hospitals Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals, The North Shore Medical Center, and specialty hospitals McLean Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as Dana-Farber/Partners CancerCare, and the community-based doctors and hospitals of Partners Community HealthCare, Inc.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital provides a wide range of services, including medical, surgical, obstetrical, orthopaedic, neonatal, pediatric and psychiatric care. Newton-Wellesley has been serving its community for over a century. The medical staff of the Hospital includes nearly 1,000 physicians practicing a full range of specialties. NWH is a major teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and also has established post-graduate training programs for Harvard Medical School residents.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with a physician, contact CareFinder at 617-243-6566 or visit

Rachel Kagno
Public Affairs & Marketing
Newton-Wellesley Hospital


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