21 John Theurer Cancer Center Physicians Listed in Castle Connolly New York Top Doctors Guide

Tue, May 01, 2012

Twenty-One John Theurer Cancer Center Physicians Listed in
Castle Connolly New York Top Doctors Guide, 15th Edition


HACKENSACK N.J. (May 1, 2012) - John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation’s top 50 cancer centers, is proud to announce that 21 of its physicians were listed in the latest edition of The Castle Connolly Guide to “Top Doctors - New York Metro Area.” The guidebook, in its fifteenth edition, serves as a prominent consumer guide to finding top primary care and specialty doctors in the greater New York City area.

“I would like to congratulate the 21 physicians from John Theurer Cancer Center who were recognized as Top Doctors,” said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of HackensackUMC. “Our medical staff makes us proud every day by demonstrating their creativity, innovation, and commitment to superior patient care, and I am glad that Castle Connolly has recognized this level of dedication.”

The Castle Connolly Guide to “Top Doctors - New York Metro Area” is a non-ranking list of the top physicians in the tri-state metropolitan area. It is a peer-nominated list that details information on more than 5,500 physicians in 65 specialties. Nomination forms are sent to medical professionals in the region, including physicians and hospital executives. Nominators are asked to make their recommendations based on which physicians they think are the best in their field, and to whom they would personally recommend a family member or loved one. 

“Our physicians are committed to providing extraordinary care to every patient that walks through our doors,” said Andrew Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E. chief innovations officer, professor, and vice president of Cancer Services, John Theurer Cancer Center. “We are honored to be recognized for our commitment to patient care and remain focused on achieving the best outcomes for patients fighting cancer.”

The following John Theurer Cancer Center physicians are listed in the 15th edition of The Castle Connolly Guide to “Top Doctors - New York Metro Area:” Andrew Pecora, M.D.; Andre Goy, M.D.; Harry Agress, M.D.; Robin Ashinoff, M.D.; Steven Diamond, M.D.; Frances Flug, M.D.; Glen Gejerman, M.D.; Stuart Goldberg, M.D.; Harry Harper, M.D.; Michael Harris, M.D.; Anthony Ingenito, M.D.; Andrew Jennis, M.D.; Vincent Lanteri, M.D.; Donald McCain, M.D.; Ravi Munver, M.D.; Bernard Park, M.D.; Mark Pascal, M.D.; Ihor Sawczuk, M.D.; Scott Rowley, M.D.; David Vesole, M.D.; Stanley Waintraub, M.D.; James Wittig, M.D.


About John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC
John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC is among the nation’s top 50 U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals for cancer – the only cancer center in New Jersey with this designation. It is New Jersey's largest cancer center dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, management, research, screenings, preventive care, and survivorship of patients with cancer.

The 14 specialized divisions feature a team of medical, research, nursing, and support staff. John Theurer Cancer Center provides comprehensive and multidisciplinary care, state of the art technology, access to clinical trials, compassionate care and medical expertise—all under one roof. For more information please visit jtcancercenter.org.

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