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Medical Editorial Board

Name Specialty Contribution
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Pathology, Women's Health Chief Medical Editor/Author
John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Emergency Medicine Medical Author/Editor
Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Emergency Medicine Medical Author/Editor

Medical Editors & Authors

Name Specialty Contribution
Brian Acacio, MD Obstetrics & Gynecology/Fertility Author
Nili N. Alai, MD, FAAD Dermatology Author
Mara Aloi, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Norberto Alvarez, MD Pediatric Neurology Author
Bhupinder Anand, MD Gastroenterology Editor
Carmel Armon, MD Neurology Author
Elisa Aumont, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP Emergency Medicine Author/Editor
Marc D. Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS Surgeon/Gastroenterology Author
Selim R. Benbadis, MD Neurology Author
Bettina Bernstein, DO Psychiatry Author
Robert Brannigan, MD Urology Author
Robert Bronstein, MD Orthopedics Author
Lynn Barkley Burnett, EdD, MS, LLB(c) Medical Advisor Author
Elizabeth Bushra, MD Emergency Medicine Author
John Bushra, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Michael R. Bye, MD Pediatrics/Pulmonary Editor
Ryland Byrd, MD Asthma Editor
Gregory G. Caputy, MD, PhD Plastic Surgery Author
Patrick L. Carolan, MD Pediatrics Author
Andrew K. Chang, MD Infectious Disease Author
Gary W. Cole, MD, FAAD Dermatology Author
Howard Crystal, MD Neurology Author
Susan Cullinan, MD Emergency Medicine Author
John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Emergency Medicine Author
Eric S. Daar, MD Infectious Disease Author
Andrew A. Dahl, MD, FACS Ophthalmology Author/Editor
Fernando Dangond, MD Neurology Author
Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD Emergency Medicine Author/Editor
Colonel Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD Orthopedic Surgery Author
Jorge de la Torre, MD, FACS Plastic Surgery Author
Steven Doerr, MD Emergency Medicine Author/Editor
Zoe Diana Draelos, MD Dermatology Author
Catherine B. Driver, MD Rheumatology Author
Barbara J. Drobino, DO Emergency Medicine/Dive Medicine Author
Roxanne Dryden-Edwards, MD Psychiatry and Mental Health Author/Editor
Jason Eck, DO, MS Orthopaedic Surgery Author
Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM Emergency and Hyperbaric Medicine Author
Robert Ferry Jr., MD Pediatric Endocrinologist Author/Editor
Steven Fine, MD, PhD Infectious Disease Author
George A. Fisher Jr., MD, PhD Oncology Author
Mark L. Francis, MD Rheumatology Author
Gary M. Gaddis, MD, PhD Emergency Medicine Author
Gayle Galletta, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Frederick Gaupp, MD Family Medicine Author
Glenn S. Gerber, MD Urology Author
William Gibson, MD, FACEP Emergency Medicine Author
Grant G. Gilliand, MD Ophthalmology Author
Sandra Gonzales Gompf, MD, FACP Infectious Diseases Author
Jayson Goo, ATC, MA, CKTI Human Performance/Corrective Therapy Author
Andrew Grossman, MD Pediatric Gastroenterology Author
Eloise M. Harman, MD Pulmonary/Critical Care Author
Harold H. Harsch, MD Psychiatry Author
Allison Harvey, MD, FACEP Emergency Medicine Author
Robert A. Hauser, MD, MBA Neurology Author
Barbara K. Hecht, PhD Genetics Author/Editor
Frederick Hecht, MD, FAAP, FACMG Pediatrics & Genetics Author/Editor
Gila Hertz, PhD, ABSM Sleep Disorders/Psychiatry/Behavioral Medicine Author
Sietske N. Heyn, PhD Neuroscience Author
Christopher Holstege, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Edmond Hooker, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Debra Houry, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine/Women's Health Author
Camille Marie Teres Hylton, MD Ophthalmology Author
Jordan S. Josephson, MD Ear, Nose, Throat Author
Robert Kacprowicz, MD, FAAEM Emergency Medicine Author
Pranay Kathuria, MD, FACP, FASN Nephrology Author
Mark H. Katz, MD Urology Author
Samuel M. Keim, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Stephen F. Kemp, MD, PhD Pediatric Endocrinologist Author
James Key II, MD Ophthalmology Author
David M. Klachko, MD Endocrinology Editor
Betty Kovacs, MS, RD Dietitian/Nutritionist Author
Lance W. Kreplick, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Daniel Lee Kulick, MD, FACC, FSCAI Cardiology Author/Editor
Juan Latorre, MD Physical Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Author
George Lazarou, MD, FACOG, FACS OB/GYN Author
Cynde Lee, BS, MEd Kinesiology Author
Dennis Lee, MD Gastroenterology Author/Editor
Stephanie Lee, MD Endocrinology Author
Michael Lehrer, MD Dermatology Author
Harvey Lui, MD, FRCPC Dermatology Author
Richard F. Lockey, MD Allergy and Immunology Author
Helmi Lutsep, MD Neurology Editor
Petar Mamula, MD Pediatric Gastroenterology Author
Mary C. Mancini, MD, PhD Surgery Author
Jay W. Marks, MD Gastroenterology Author/Editor
Ruchi Mathur, MD, FRCP(C) Endocrinology Author/Editor
Terry McClain, ARNP Neurology Author
Robert M. McNamara, MD, FAAEM Emergency Medicine Author
John Mersch, MD, FAAP Pediatrics Author
John Meyerhoff, M.D. Internal Medicine Author
Trevor Mills, MD, MPH Emergency Medicine Author
James Mulinda, MD Endocrinology Author
Daniel Muller, MD Internal Medicine/Rheumatology Author
Siamak T. Nabili, MD, MPH Internal Medicine Author
Mary Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP Infectious Disease Author/Editor
Leigh A. Neumayer, MD, MS General Surgery Author
Daniel Noltkamper, MD, FACEP, CDR Emergency Medicine Author
Annette (Gbemudu) Ogbru, PharmD, MBA Pharmacy Author
Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Pharmacy Author
David Alexander Paine, MD Ophthalmology Author
Maria Pease, MD Psychiatry Author
David Perlstein, MD, FAAP Pediatrics Author/Editor
Irina Petrache, MD Pulmonology Author
Philip A. Radovic, DPM, FACFAS Podiatry Author
J. Bradley Randleman Ophthalmology Author
Alan A. Saber, MD General Surgery Author
Kush Sachdeva, MD Oncology and Hematology Author
Alan Schaffert, MD Neurology Author
George Schiffman, MD, FCCP Pulmonology Author/Editor
Leslie J. Schoenfield, MD, PhD Gastroenterology Author/Editor
Joseph Sciammarella, MD, FACP, FACEP Emergency Medicine Author/Editor
Rahul K. Shah, MD, FAAP, FACS Otolaryngology Author
William Shapiro, MD Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine Author
Girish Sharma, MD Pulmonology Author
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR Internal Medicine and Rheumatology Editor
John Sheppard, MD Ophthalmology and Pharmacology Author
P. John Simic, MD, FAAEM Emergency Medicine Author
Gary David Steinberg, MD Urology Author
Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD Pathology, Women's Health Chief Medical Editor/Author
Keith E. Stuart, MD Oncology Author
Brian R Sullivan, MD Ophthalmology Author
Alan Szeftel, MD Internal Medicine, Allergy, Immunology, Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Author/Editor
Suzanne R. Trupin, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Author/Editor
Sandip Prasan Vasavada, MD Urology Author
Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM Emergency Medicine Author
Richard Weil, MEd, CDE Exercise Physiology, Diabetes Educator Author
Frank J. Weinstock, MD, FACS Ophthalmology Author
Eni Williams, PharmD Pharmacy Author
Jay Robert Woody, MD Emergency Medicine Author
Kevin C. Zorn, MD, FRCSC, FACS Surgery Author
Mark Zwanger, MD Emergency Medicine Author

Last Updated: February 10, 2014

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