Pitt Neurologists Named Among Best in the Country

Pittsburgh, February 3, 2023 – Twelve University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurology physicians were named “Top Doctors” in the field of neurology by Castle Connolly, an independent research group with the mission of helping people find the best healthcare. Castle Connolly Top Doctors are considered the best-in-class healthcare providers who embody excellence in clinical care and interpersonal skills. This is 30th year that Castle Connolly has conducted this survey.

The department physicians on their list include:

Arun Raj Antony, MD
Sarah B. Berman, MD, PhD
Jan Drappatz, MD
Joanna Fong-Isariyawongse, MD
J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD
Rock A. Heyman, MD
Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
Laurie Knepper, MD
David Lacomis, MD
Erek M. Lam, MD
Valerie Suski, DO
Alexandra Urban, MD

The research team at Castle Connolly, which is comprised entirely of physicians, evaluate important criteria to determine who makes the list. This includes professional qualifications, education, hospital and faculty appointments, research leadership, professional reputation, disciplinary history, interpersonal skills and outcomes.