26 Gwinnett Medical physicians named 'top docs'

LAWRENCEVILLE -- More than two dozen Gwinnett Medical Center-affiliated physicians were honored in Atlanta magazine's annual "top docs" issue.

A total of 26 GMC doctors were including on the list, which is comprised of physicians chosen by their colleagues and medical leadership based on their education, professional experience and excellence in patient care. The list was then complied by Castle Connolly Medical, a New York-based health care research and information company.

A total of 315 doctors were recognized, encompassing DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Cobb and Clayton counties.

"This recognition by Atlanta magazine of our partner physicians attests GMC's achievement in providing exception patient care and medical treatment to the metro Atlanta area," GMC CEO Philip Wolfe said.

The list:

-- Julius O. Ajayi, internal medicine

-- Roosevelt Allen Jr., urology

-- Wayne L. Ambroze Jr., colon and rectal surgery

-- David B. Arkin, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism

-- Joseph F. Boveri, gynecologic oncology

-- Robert M. Campbell, pediatric cardiology

-- Charles J. Douchy, dermatology

-- Louis I. Heller, interventional cardiology

-- Jeffrey F. Hines, gynecologic oncology

-- Ira R. Horowitz, gynecologic oncology

-- Robert E. Karsch, orthopedic surgery

-- Richard W. King Jr., physical medicine and rehabilitation

-- Peter C.C. Mann, obstetrics and gynecology

-- Phillip H. Nakano, plastic surgery

-- William G. Paxton, nephrology

-- Joseph F. Pohl, obstetrics and gynecology

-- Erich G. Randolph, radiation oncology

-- Manfred A. Sandler, cardiovascular disease

-- Yvonne Satterwhite, orthopedic surgery

-- Kathleen A. Sheerin, allergy and immunology

-- Gary B. Stillwagon, radiation oncology

-- Stephen Szabo, medical oncology

-- Neill Videlefsky, pediatric oncology

-- Jonathan S. Weiss, dermatology

-- John A. Zora, allergy and immunology

-- Julie L. Zweig, otolaryngology