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The Best Doctors® in America organization continuously surveys thousands of leading specialists across the country to identify the most skilled specialists treating complex medical conditions. More than 200 UW physicians were included on this elite list. The 45,000 U.S. physicians listed in the Best Doctors® in America database represent the top five percent of the nation’s practicing board-certified physicians. Only those physicians who earn the consensus support of their peers as well as meet additional qualification criteria are included.

The following is a list of our surgeons who were named 2011 Best Doctors® in America:


Colon and Rectal Surgery
Eugene Foley, MD, FACS
Bruce Harms, MD
Charles Heise, MD

Seth Dailey, MD
Charles Ford, MD
Gregory Hartig, MD
Benjamin Marcus, MD
Timothy McCulloch, MD
G. Mark Pyle, MD

Pediatric Specialist
Michael Bentz, MD
Diane Heatley, MD
James Scott McMurray, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Michael Bentz, MD
Bradley Manning, MD

Anthony D’Alessandro, MD
Michael Garren, MD
Jon Odorico, MD
Hans Sollinger, MD, PhD, FACS
Sharon Weber, MD
Lee Wilke, MD

Surgical Oncology
Herbert Chen, MD

Thoracic Surgery
Nilto De Oliveira, MD, FRCS
Takushi Kohmoto, MD, PhD
Tracey Weigel, MD

Vascular Surgery
Charles Acher, MD
K. Craig Kent, MD
Jon Matsumura, MD Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System