2014 Family Favorite Doctors

JUNE CF 2014 coverWWelcome to Chesapeake Family's Favorite Doctors for 2014. We asked our readers to nominate their favorite health care providers and the response was amazing. We received hundreds of nominations for doctors, nurses and health care providers that our readers trust with their families and would recommend to others.

Only those Maryland doctors and practitioners who have earned the trust, admiration and professional respect of parents are included. Listings cannot be bought. Each of these health care providers has been nominated by local parents. Practices include Allergists, Chiropractors, Dentists, Orthodontists, Pediatricians, OB/Gyns, Midwives, Birthing Centers, Hospitals, Family Practice Doctors, Therapists, Opthalmologists, Optometrists and more in central Maryland.

Each health care provider's qualifications and office location has been verified by Chesapeake Family. The professionals are listed by practice and in alphabetical order by category, and all of the comments, denoted with bullet points, have been provided by readers and only edited for reading clarity.

Read on for the results!

 


Asthma and Allergy

Allergy and Asthma Associates
Arnold
410-647-2600
annapollendocsportal.com

Timothy Andrews, MD

  • He is full of knowledge and explains it well to his patients and their parents. Their office and staff are polite and keep the appointments running on time.

 

James Banks, MD

  • He takes his time and allows you time to ask questions.

 

Allergy and Asthma of Central Maryland
Columbia
410-730-6000
allergyasthmamaryland.com

Glenn Silber, MD

  • I have seen Dr. Silber for years. He helped get my chronic allergies and asthma under control and now treats me and my food-allergic children. He notices details that many doctors miss and provides practical advice.

 

Allergy & Asthma Center
Baltimore, Bowie, Greenbelt, Rockville
800-778-9923
premierallergist.com

Ifeyinwa Okocha M.D.
Jaime P. Olenec M.D

 

Annapolis Allergy & Asthma LLC
Annapolis
410-573-1600
annapolisallergy.com


Duane Gels, MD

  • Dr. Gels and staff are so nice and so helpful. I've never had a problem getting an appointment at a convenient time and never feel rushed. He seems genuinely interested in his patients' conditions and you can tell he is passionate about his field when he starts talking about it.

 

 

Annapolis Allergy and Health Enhancement Center
Annapolis
410-224-5558
annapolisallergyandhealth.com


Richard Bernstein, MD

  • Very compassionate, takes his time and is very smart!

 

 

Annapolis Asthma, Pulmonary & Sleep Specialist
Annapolis
410-266-1644
annapolispulmunary.com


Sjoerd Beck, MD

  • Very thorough and straight to the point

 

 

Annapolis ENT
Annapolis
410-266-3900
annapolisent.com

Joydeep Som, MD

 

ENTAA Care
Annapolis
410-760-8840
entaacare.com


Jeffery T. Pacheco, MD

  • He is very thorough, knowledgeable, great bedside manner. Has always answered all our questions and continues to works to resolve our issues.

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture with Elyse
Annapolis
410-573-1938
annapolishealing.com


Elyse Provencher, M.Ac.

  • Elyse's acupuncture treatments are amazing! Using traditional five element acupuncture, she can eliminate pain and balance your body. She takes my health insurance. I highly recommend her!

 

Alchemy Healing Arts Center
Annapolis
410-263-1272
alchemyhealingartscenter.com


Laura Inman-Mitchell, LMT, LLCC, CST

  • Laura has healing hands and uses her ability to help heal people.

 

Chesapeake Holistic Health Center
Annapolis
410-349-9043
chesapeakeholistic.com

Carol Heckman, R.N., C.N.C.

  • She is kind, caring and knowledgeable about integrative health. She takes time to listen and make a wellness plan that can work for you.

Jamie Higdon, C.N.C, R.Y.T., C.H.C.

  • A good variety of products and services.

Cathy Logan, C.H.C.

  • She takes time to listen to my concerns and focuses my Ondamed treatments based on my needs. She has a very caring, compassionate heart.

Anne Marvin, N.D., C.N.C.

  • Anne Marvin and her team at Chesapeake Holistic are an extremely knowledgeable and well rounded group of practitioners who are truly there for their clients.

Jennifer Salos, M.S., C.N.C.

  • Healed my fiance of cancer. Helped me get off Diet Coke. Helped my daughter heal from colitis. All about holistic health and wellness!

Sierra Sterns, Ph.D., M.T.-B.C., S.A.M.I

 

Chesapeake Wellness Center
Stevensville
410-604-6344
drpaulbeals.com

Paul Beals, MD

  • If it weren't for Dr. Beals, I would still be incapacitated by Lyme disease. After going to countless "top" doctors in the DC area, it was Dr. Beals who finally diagnosed — and successfully treated — my Lyme disease. He is competent, caring, and relentless in his pursuit to try new things until the patient is healthy again. And refreshingly, he does not have the ego that plagues many doctors. I have referred countless patients to him. ALL of them (more than 3 dozen) have been dramatically helped by him. The one good thing about getting Lyme was finding Dr. Beals.

 

`Green Healing Wellness
Annapolis
443-433-5540
greenhealingnow.com

Kevin Passero, N.D.

  • Spends a large amount of time listening, asks questions, and gives you your health information in a clear and understandable way with copies of all your test results!! Great healer and staff.

Healing and Wellness Center of Kent Island
Stevensville
410-604-0900
drmowrycares.com

Michelle Salvail, NCTMB

  • The absolute BEST massage therapist ever!

Birth Centers

Special Beginnings Birth and Women's Center
Arnold
410-626-8982

Susannah Hahn, CNM

  • Helps a mother achieve the birth she dreamed of having.

Linda Levinson, CNM

  • Linda is a wonderfully supportive midwife who helped give us the birth experience we were looking for with our daughter.

Chiropractors

Annapolis Back & Neck Center
Annapolis
410-267-0033
chirolifestyleclinic.com

James Wagner, D.C.

  • He is genuine, skilled and keeps up with innovative technology to make the experience enjoyable and comfortable!

 

Broadneck Family Chiropractic
Annapolis
410-349-2727
yourfamilychiropractors.com

Carrie Foerter, D.C.

  • Excellent skills in treatment

Tania Howard, D.C.

  • Outstanding knowledge and treatment!

Marissa Wallie, D.C.

  • Dr. Wallie is amazing and my whole family loves her. She helps my husband with his chronic back pain and is always there when a sports injury arises. She is always warm and friendly and we are so happy to be her patients!

 

Chiropractic Center of Annapolis
Annapolis
410-266-5054
chiropracticcenterofannapolis.com

William Boro, D.C., C.C.

  • He's wise beyond his training. Very intuitive and insightful. Combines areas of knowledge and healing for amazing results, True alchemy!

DeMaio Family Chiropractic and Physical Therapy
Bowie, Gambrills
410-721-2222
demaiochiro.com

James W. Lindauer, D.C

  • He is very kind, professional and punctual. He listens to your complaints and concerns and works up a plan that is doable. He does not rush your appointment and tries to meet your every need and expectation. Wonderful doctor!

 

Effective Chiropractic Health and Wellness Center
Lanham, Millersville
410-729-2200
effectivechiropractic.com

Anthony Hardnett, DC, BCIM, DMBBP, DAAMLP

  • Kindest, most effective chiropractor I've meet with a holistic nature that only continues to grow and expand his and his team's scope and knowledge!! He's like a brother.

Angela Tarjick, D.C.

  • Angela gives wonderful personalized attention.

 

Holding Chiropractic Sports Injury Clinic
Bowie
301-464-5656
drholding.com

James Holding, D.C.

  • He is extremely through, knowledgeable, and concerned about his patient's total health. Always has additional information available when questions are asked. He will not treat you until he is sure that he can help you.

 

Horne Chiropractic & Wellness Center, P.A.
Pasadena
410-437-2600
hornechiropracticcenter.com

Eric Horne, D.C.

  • Just a very friendly doctor who cares about his patients and their health.

 

Kelly Chiropractic Center
Arnold
410-757-8989
drdianekelly.com

Diane Kelly, B.S., D.C.

  • She is very caring about her patients and really takes an interest in their well-being.

 

Kennard Chiropractic and Physical Therapy
Severna Park
410-421-5544
kennardchiropracticandpt.com

Ross Kennard, D.C.
He makes our family's life better!

 

Kovach Chiropractic & Wellness Center
Gambrills
410-697-3566
kovachchiropractic.com

Alicia Kovach, D.C.

 

Yalich Clinic
Glen Burnie
410-766-4878
yalich.com

Alan Sokoloff, D.C., D.A.C.B.S.P.

  • Great bedside manor, all employees are very friendly, much better alternative to drugs, can feel results right away.

Counseling

Laura J Reagan, LCSW-C
Severna Park
443-510-1048
laurareaganlcswc.com

  • Specializes in trauma, PTSD, anxiety. Offers elementary-aged children's groups, teen girl groups, and women's groups.

Dentist — General

About Smiles Dentistry
Annapolis
410-990-4700
aboutsmilesdentistry.com

April Calton, DDS

  • Great office great practice.

Palak Parikh, DDS

  • Everyone that works in this office is professional, polite and makes the patients feel special on every visit.

 

Allan D. Schulman, DDS and Associates
Glen Burnie
410-344-7142
dentist-glen-burnie.com

Allan Schulman, DDS

  • Mild manner.

 

Andrew D Gruver DDS & Associates
Glen Burnie
410-766-2744
landmarksmiles.com

Andrew Gruver, DDS

  • Dr. Gruver is a joy to be around. He remembers all of his patients by name and remembers details about them. He is professional, caring, and explains things to his patients so they understand what is going on so they have a say in their healthcare.

 

Angela P. Moss, DDS
Bowie
301-805-5551
sedation-dentist-maryland.com

  • Painless dentistry at its finest. The care has been the best for me for more than 15 years. The staff is great and the results are the best.

 

BayCove Dentistry
Severna Park
410-384-9030
baycovedental.com

Joseph Benderson, DMD

Billings & Murphy
Chester
410-643-5500
billingsandmurphydds.com

Christopher Murphy, DDS

  • Thorough, pleasant, caring, and knowledgeable. He catches problems that other dentists miss.

 

Bingham-Lester Dentistry
Gambrills
410-451-0041
bldentistry.com

Vicki Bingham-Lester, DMD

 

Blue Heron Dental
Annapolis
410-224-9608
blueherondental.com

Holly Green, DMD

  • Wonderful dentist and person!

 

Calvert Dental
Owings
410-257-0123
calvertdental.com

Robert Wood, DDS

 

Caton Dental Associates
Baltimore
410-247-5566
catondental.com

Nancy Weiner, DDS

  • I've been going there since I moved to Maryland 25 years ago. Treats me like a friend, not just any patient.

 

Center For Innovative Dentistry and Facial Aesthetics
Annapolis
410-266 3595
drrolanddental.com

Yasaman Roland, DDS, LDIS

  • I am a BIG coward and she is really good at calming me down. Also her work is the very best and she never takes short cuts that I've seen other dentists do just to save a buck or charge more. She really cares about her patients and their health.

 

Chambers Family Dentistry
Annapolis
410-224-2660
chambersfamilydentistry.com

Earl Chambers III, DDS

  • Very gentle and professional.

 

Cherry Family Dental
Severna Park
410-793-5802

Dennis Cherry, DMD

 

Chesapeake Dental Arts
Arnold
410-757-6200
chesdentalarts.com

Meredith Esposito, DDS

  • She is very caring and helps to ease my nerves

 

Chesapeake Periodontics
Severna Park
410-647-0200
chesapeakeperio.com

Richard Gartner, DDS, MS

  • Takes his time with you and explains everything to you. Great bedside manners and very caring. Works with you.

 

Cross Keys Dental
Baltimore
410-435-8400
crosskeysdentalassociates.com

Alan Dworkin, DDS

  • I have been receiving reliable and friendly care for 15+ years!

 

Dr. Albert Sindall
Severna Park
410-544-4444

Albert Sindall Jr., DDS

  • True family dentist...caring, hardworking.

 

Dr. Nancy Duggan and Associates
Bowie
301-249-1102
www.nancyduggandds.com

Nancy Duggan, DDS

 

Drs. Grimm and Sawyer, LLC
Annapolis
410-266-6366
drsgrimmandsawyer.com

David Grimm, DDS

  • Kind, friendly doctor and staff.

 

Edgewater Dental Arts
Edgewater
410-956-3525
edgewaterdentalarts.com

John Cutting, DMD

 

Goodman Dental Care
Annapolis
410-263-1919
goodmandentalcare.com

A. Gary Goodman, DDS

  • Dr. Goodman is professional, thorough and always caring. I had a complicated "fix" to a jaw problem that involved both braces and surgery, and Dr. Goodman guided me through everything and made it totally worthwhile. He and his staff mean so much to me, I continue to go there even after having moved to Montgomery County.

Jeremy Goodman, DDS

 

Henrik L. Anderson, DDS
Arnold
410-923-6866
henriklandersondds.net

  • Dr. Anderson is just a great guy and gives great advice and does not push for the expensive option. The entire staff is great and feels like family!

 

Joanne Bernard, DDS
Crofton
410-721-5135
bernarddental.com

  • Super dentist and staff!

 

John S. Markel, DDS, LLC
Millersville
410-987-1600
drjohnmarkel.com

John Markle, DDS

 

Kent Island Dentistry
Stevensville
410-643-5100
kentislanddentistry.com

Ryan Maisel, DDS

  • They treat all their patients like family. Super nice and caring.

Eugene McNinch, DDS

  • Although I dislike dentists, he makes the visit very calming. He lets you know what is being done and does a wonderful job.

 

Lake Shore Family Dental
Pasadena
410-255-8001
smilepasadena.com

Walter Hong, DDS

  • So personable — great with kids and adults alike.

Jai Shin, DDS

 

Larry D Epstein, DDS
Glen Burnie
410-768-0550

  • Our family has been going to Dr. Epstein for years. He is very knowledgeable and friendly, as are his staff. Any procedures are virtually painless.

 

Lee, Bonfiglio and Vesely & Associates
Annapolis
410-268-5503
myannapolisdentist.com

Thomas Bonfiglio, DDS

  • Very kind and personable. Great for all ages and calming for those who don't like the dentist.

Albert Lee, DDS

  • Skilled, gentle, pro-active, and overall a good guy.

Edward Vesely, DDS

  • Up to date equipment, all the staff professional and friendly, runs on time and does a great job.

 

Leigh Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
Annapolis
410-268-4945
leighfamilydentistry.com

Jeffrey Leigh, DMD

  • Personable and friendly staff, very responsive in an emergency.

 

Maryland Family Dentistry
Glen Burnie
410-766-4650
marylandfamilydentistry.com

Marc Nuger, DDS

  • Mellow, kind, personable people in the office, especially Dr. Nuger and Dr. Sircus.

Ben Sircus, DDS

 

Mitchell Dental Care
Edgewater
410-956-8380
mitchelldentalcare.com

Robert A. Bouffard, DDS

  • I love this practice. Everyone is so very nice, from the front desk staff to the doctor. They are all very professional and extremely helpful and friendly. I travel 1 hour and 15 minutes to get to this office. Dr. Bouffard is well worth the travel time. He knows his craft extremely well and takes the time to explain everything to both the parent and child receiving the treatment. He never makes you feel as if he is in a rush, always takes time to answer any questions you have. His knowledge and mannerisms inspire great trust in the work he does. Highly recommend him!

Bonny Mitchell, DDS

  • Dr. Bonny is very caring and concerned. Dr. Bonny and her staff make you feel like your dental health is very important to them and beyond that they make you feel like you really matter to them AND they are a lot of fun.

 

Dr. Patton Smiles
Annapolis
410-295-1000
pattonsmiles.com

Todd E. Patton, DDS

  • The whole practice is really nice and remembers me every time I call. I do not usually enjoy going to the dentisi but I have always felt comfortable in his office.

 

Ruland Family Denistry
Annapolis
410-268-5800
rulandfamilydentistry.com

John Ruland, DDS

  • Always does an excellent job for all family members. He and his office staff are very friendly and accommodating.

 

Scott Finlay DDS and Associates
Arnold
443-276-4094
annapolissmiles.com

Scott Finlay, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

  • State of the art practice...Dr. Finlay strives for perfection and achieves it.

 

Scott M. Smith DDS Family Dentistry
Annapolis
410-626-9680
scottmsmithdds.com

Scott Smith, DDS

  • My kids LOVE going to the dentist! He is gently and kind and makes patients of all ages comfortable.

 

Neil Vanik, DDS, PA
410-921-7019
annapolislocaldentistry.com

  • Has been my dentist for 20 years and always does a great job fixing any problems

 


Dentist — Orthodontists

All Smiles Orthodontics
Crofton, Edgewater, Severna Park
855-862-5472
allsmilesorthodontics.com

P. Todd Bonner, DDS, MS, PA

  • He treats every patient as if it were his family. Thanks for giving my family a great smile.

 

Braces in the Park
Severna Park
410-647-0800
bracesinthepark.com

W. Kendall Miller, DDS, MS, PA

  • He and the staff are super friendly and so welcoming to everyone. He is knowledgeable and explains this in ways you can understand.

 

Crofton Orthodontic Associates
Crofton
410-774-4809
docrsmartin.com

Robert Martin, DMD, MDS, PA

  • Dr. Martin is very calm and has a good rapport with his patients. Also, his staff is awesome!

 

Koterwas Orthodontics
Prince Frederick, California
410-414-5588 (Prince Frederick) or 301-863-7424 (California)
drkoterwas.com

Chris Koterwas, DDS

  • He values your time by being on time for appointments and extremely thorough with his exams and explanation of what was done.

 

Labbe Family Orthodontics
Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton, Greenbelt
410-690-7251
LabbeFamilyOrtho.com

Stephen Labbe, DDS

  • Dr. Labbe is wonderful with adults and children. His expertise is unmatched, and the team that he has built to help him with his patients is excellent.

 

Orthodontists of Maryland
Glen Burnie, Reisterstown
410-761-6960
orthodontistsofmaryland.com

Jason Shoe, DMD, MS

  • He's friendly, answers questions with patience and has a helpful staff.

Steven Siegel, DMD

  • A very personable and knowledgeable orthodontist. Great professional team of assistants, clean and modern office and equipment.

 

Philbin and Reinheimer Orthodontics
Annapolis, Stevensville
410-263-5600 (Annapolis) or 410-643-6636 (Stevensville)
marylandbraces.com

Ora Reinheimer, DMD, MS
Friendly and professional. Always asks about my family.

Philip Philibin, DDS, PA
He is welcoming, explains everything very well and is on time. When working on my braces, he is a perfectionist.

 

Wright Orthodontics
Severna Park, Chestertown
410-544-0072 (Severna Park) or 410-778-0702 (Chestertown)
orthowright.com

Benjamin Wright, DMD

  • Dr. Wright is such a likeable person. He is very kind and concerned for the well being of all his patients.

Dentist — Pediatric

Chesapeake Pediatric Dental Group
Hanover, Perry Hall
410-799-0780 (Hanover) or 410-248-3384 (Perry Hall)
chesapeakepediatricdental.com

Hakan O. Koymen, DDS, MS

  • I've never met a more caring and compassionate doctor in my life. I continue to be impressed every time we visit the office. Thank you for all that you and your staff do!

Luz M. Tennassee, DDS

  • Every doctor in the office as well as the staff are so caring and fun and help to make the dentist visit friendly and not scary for young children! They are very thorough and informative for the parents as well!

 

Collins, Bross & Associates Pediatric Dentistry
Annapolis
410-224-0018
drcollinsandassociates.com

Tyson Bross, DMD

  • Very kid friendly.

Nilda Collins, DMD

  • Dr. Collins and her team are fantastic. They put my children at ease and engage them during visits. They take the time to explain each tool used to clean my child's teeth.

 

Jerome S. Casper, DMD & Associates Children's Dental Office
Crofton, Olney
301-261-0414 (Crofton) or 301-924-5500 (Olney)
childrensdentaloffice.com

Keith Camper, DDS

  • Dr. Camper is kind and caring. He is very patient and can calm the fears of kids.

 

Kent Island Pediatric Dentistry
Stevensville
410-604-2211
kipediatricdentistry.com

Margaret McGrath, DMD, MPH, PC

  • She is very good with kids and makes sure their comfort is taken into consideration with all treatments. My kids have special needs but have never disliked going to see her.

 

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics of Maryland
Glen Burnie
443-736-2354
drblyon.com

Melissa Saintil, DDS
My kids have always been treated with respect and kindness from regular office exams to more difficult procedures.

 

Robert M. Marcus, DDS, LLC
Reisterstown
410-526-5050
https://sites.televox.com/drmarcus/site.htm

Robert Marcus, DDS

  • He is a great dentist!

 

Smiles 4 Children
Ellicott City, Eldersburg, Catonsville
410-203-2410 (Ellicott City) or 410-549-1212 (Eldersburg) or 410-788-4555 (Catonsville)
smiles4children.net

Edward L. Ginsberg, DDS

  • Gentle and puts kids at ease.

 

Tull, Behling, Decere Pediatric Dentistry
Arnold
410-757-5437
757kids.com

Gregg T. Behling, DMD
Make going to the dentist pleasant for their patients. Children do not fear having their teeth cleaned. Always able to answer questions for parents.

Michelle Decere, DMD

  • Makes young kids feel comfortable.

C.J. Tull III, DDS

  • Kid centered dentist office.

 

Vernon Pediatric Dentistry
Severna Park
410-544-4888
vernonpediatricdentistry.com

Maya Vernon, DDS

  • Dr. Vernon has made going to the dentist an exciting and fun experience for our son. She has the greatest smile and works so well with children.

Dermatology

Annapolis Dermatology Center
Annapolis
410-268-3887
adcdermdocs.com

Gail Goldstein, MD, FAAD

  • Dr. Goldstein is smart and has a great bedside manner. When she removed something from my son's foot, she took such care and made it so interesting that he thought it would be cool to see her again. Great doc!

 

Annapolis Dermatology Associates
Annapolis, Kent Island
410-224-2260 (Annapolis) or 410-604-2424 (Kent Island)
annapolisdermatology.com

Christine D'Elia, PA-C

  • She listens and explains everything to you. If you don't understand, she will go over it again explaining why she does things a certain way. She is very patient with my teenage daughter.

Lisa Renfro, MD

  • Excellent provider!

 

Anne Arundel Dermatology
Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Kent Island, Leonardtown, Prince Frederick
443-351-3376
aadermatology.com

Marianne Dawn, MD

  • She is always friendly and listens and addresses patient's concerns.

Mary Farley, MD

  • Besides the fact that she is an amazing surgeon, she has the kindest heart and it shows through her staff.

Jennifer Gamber, MD

  • She was caring and thorough.

Marjorie Gwynn, MD

  • She got my horrible acne skin clear when no other doctor could! I looked forward to seeing her.

A. Howland Hartley, MD

Amy Hoffman, PA-C

  • Ms. Hoffman gives exceptional patient care. She has an eye for detail and a warm way in which she engages and listens to her patients. I always recommend her whenever anyone is looking for a dermatologist in the Annapolis, MD area.

Sammy Kang, MD

  • Dr. Kang is simply a pleasant cheerful and compassionate doctor. He listens to you and does not rush your appointment and will answer as many questions as you have. He squeezed me in for an appointment to remove skin cancer because I was losing my health insurance. He really cares. The office staff is top notch too!

Wendy Lee, MD

  • Very professional and thorough

Angela Peterman, MD

  • Kind friendly but always professional

 

Capital Dermatology
Annapolis, Bethesda, Olney, Rockville
410-897-0272
skinmatters.net

Jay M. Barnett, MD

  • Efficient, responsive

Julie Catlin, PA-C

  • Very thorough, spends as much time as needed to answer your questions.

Heather Pacheco, MD

 

David Strobel, MD, Dermatology Office
Catonsville
410-747-9422
strobeldermatology.com

David Strobel, MD

  • So many other places "failed" to properly diagnose a basic skin disorder - Scabies ... then causing the situation to go throughout my family. My aging Dad was pathetically covered with lesions! Finally - it was Dr. Strobel who provided the "proper treatment." At least he had 6 months without the tormenting itching before he died.

 

Mark H. Lowitt, MD LLC
Baltimore
410-321-1195
drlowitt.com

Mark H. Lowitt, MD

  • Thorough, compassionate caregiver. Excellent knowledge and ability to communicate the complexities of skin changes.

 

MD Dermatology of Maryland
Edgewater, Lexington Park
410-956-7777
mddermatology.com

Sanjiv Saini, MD

  • The BEST doctor I have ever been too. This is a doctor that knows his specialty, knows how to handle patients; kind, caring, spends time with you and is a PERFECTIONIST. Staff is outstanding. I have recommended over 14 people and they think he is great. My family has been seeing this doctor for 13 years.

Family/Parent Coaching

Best Parent, Best Child
Annapolis
443-699-4904
bestparentbestchild.com

Biteena Frazier, MA Counseling, CSFT, CSFC, PCI Certified Parent Coach®

  • Has been incredible in giving the whole family support.

Family Practice

Annapolis Family Medicine
Annapolis
410-280-9500
annapolisfamilymedicine.org

William Dabbs, MD

  • Dr. Dabbs is always so proactive with my health and listens to all my concerns. I know I am in very good hands under his care.

 

Annapolis Primary Care
Annapolis
443-481-1150
aaphysicians.com

Patrick Canaan, DO

  • Always seen the same day I call for appt.

Robert Scott Eden, MD

  • He's just the best. Always listens and always returns calls. And, the most competent physician I've worked with (I'm a nurse) so I know what I'm talking about.

Natalie Lake, MD

  • Dr. Lake is a very compassionate and caring doctor. I have some difficult issues and she listens and we work through what is best for my care.

Andrew McGlone, MD

  • They are very experienced and practical. They really take time to listen to the concerns of the patient.

Semra Sahinci, MD

  • I trust her. She's extremely responsive to medical concerns and takes time with her patients.

 

Bay Crossing Family Medicine
Arnold
410-518-9808
baycrossingfamilymedicine.com

Ramona Seidel, MD

Crofton Family Practice
Crofton
410-721-3822

Ronald Sroka, MD
Dr. Sroka is a very caring physician. He takes time from his busy schedule to listen to you. When my husband was diagnosed with cancer, he was the first person I turned to for guidance.

 

DeBorja & Perez-Alard
Pasadena
410-255-1600

Chris DeBorja, MD
I have seen him on multiple occasions. Tender by his patients' bedside...taking the time to explain everything (even if he needs to repeat things) or by the bedside as the patient is dying. He stood on stand-by to help me out for when my Dad's doctor refused to allow hospice care. A lifesaver as he prepared to die. A major source of comfort to my Dad and the rest of my family.

 

Family Practice of Crofton
Crofton
410-451-9091

Julie Venuti, CRNP
Views each child as an individual and thus does not apply medical practice in a one-size-fits-all mentality. Does not take offense when parents chose a non-standard path of treatment or care. A true partner with parents.

 

Maryland Primary Care Physicians
Annapolis, Arnold, Bowie, Broadneck, Columbia Glen Burnie, Hanover, Pasadena, Queenstown
410-266-5852 (Annapolis), 410-761-5600 (Glen Burnie), 410-255-2700 (Pasadena), 410-827-4001 (Queenstown)
mpcp.com

Jonathan Forman, MD

  • Dr. Forman is one special doctor. He has been caring for me since my early 20s and now I am in my 60s; his same care and understanding and listening has never changed. We need more doctors like him who care and really listen to each and every patient and helps them through the medical care.

Shernette Prince, MD

Angela Calle, MD

  • I have been Dr. Calle's patient for many years and she is a caring and devoted professional.

Lyn Dea, DO

  • Dr. Dea has been our family physician for over 10 years. She is so in tune with our family health and history I can count on her knowing exactly how to treat our ailments. Thank you Dr. Dea!

Jamie Harms, MD

  • She's knowledgeable, personable, and very caring.

Julie Henne-Reese, CRNP

  • Julie always takes the time to make sure she answers all your questions and has a great bedside manner. The whole practice is very pleasant and easy to work with.

Patricia Jett, MD

  • Dr. Jett does not rush ... she takes all the time you need as a patient to discuss your concerns/issues.

Lisa Keithley, MD

  • Dr. Keithley is caring and thorough.

Ariel Warden-Jarrett, MD

  • She has a warm, caring personality. My entire family enjoys going it see her because we know we will receive comprehensive, compassionate care, and from a doc with a great smile!

Tamara Welch, MD

  • She made a good diagnosis, which helped me to get the surgery that I needed quickly.

Garth Ashbeck, MD

 

MedPeds, LLC
Laurel
301-498-8880
medpeds.net

Jill Rosenstock, MD

  • Our whole family has been seeing Dr. Rosenstock for nearly eleven years. She knows our family and our histories and is caring and compassionate. We love her so much we drive to Laurel just to see her — though everyone in the practice is wonderful.

 

River Family Physicians
Easton
410-820-7270

Curtis Foy, MD

  • Dr. Foy is very caring and is the best diagnostician I have found on the Eastern Shore.

 

Saluja Medical Associates
Baltimore
410-358-6450
salujamedical.com

Daljeet Saluja, MD

  • He takes his time examining patients and is also mindful of possible financial restraints. He also won't prescribe a treatment for you unless he is 1000% sure that he is correct to ensure the best possible treatment for his patients.

 

Seton Medical Group
Elkridge
410-368-8650
stagnes.org

Mary Rifino, MD

  • Spends time with patients; is caring.

 

South River Family Medicine
Edgewater
410-956-4911
southriverfm.com

Terry Everhart, MD

  • Dr. Everhart is a wonderful doctor. He is extremely kind, helpful, and knowledgeable. A great resource for many of my family's health questions!

Stephen Killian, MD

 

South River Primary Care
Edgewater
410-956-7830

Tim Fry, D.O.

  • Great care and follow-up.

 

Stephan C. Kurylas MD Family Medical Center
Crofton
410-721-2422

Stephan Kurylas, MD

  • I have been seeing Dr "Steve" Kurylas for almost 30 years. He is simply the BEST!!!

 

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Primary Care
Hanover (Millersville, Hanover, Glen Burnie, Pasadena)
410-553-8265 (Hanover)
keepinguhealthy.com

Jonathan McCoy, MD

  • He takes his time with you on every visit and is very thorough. He always makes sure you have all your medications at all times. He returns every phone call no matter what time of day. He always calls you with your lab or scan results personally. He has gone above and beyond for me many times when I needed him.

 

Waugh Chapel Family Medicine
Gambrills
410-721-1507
waughchapelfamilymedicine.com

Stephanie Martin, MD


General Surgery

AAMC Surgical Specialists
Annapolis
443-924-2900
aaphysicians.com

Alex Gandsas, MD

  • He takes his time to hear his patients and has an excellent bedside manner besides being highly skilled.

Adrian Park, MD

  • An outstanding surgeon. We in the Annapolis area are very lucky to have such a qualified surgeon.

 

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (UM BWMC)
Glen Burnie
410-768-0074, 410-553-8042
mybwmc.org

Cornelius Musara, MD

  • Dr. Musara is so sweet and caring. Always ready to listen to your problems and concerns and is able to explain things so they make sense.

Geoffrey Saunders, MD

  • Compassion and very caring

General Surgery – Pediatric

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Annapolis, Baltimore, Columbia, Towson
410-502-6649
hopkinsmedicine.org

Jeffrey Lukish, MD

  • Very knowledgeable and great with children.

Hospitals and Medical Centers

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis
443-481-1000
AAHS.org

Children's National Medical Center
Annapolis, Upper Marlboro, DC
410-266-6582
childrensnational.org

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-787-4135 or 410-787-4530
mybwmc.org


Internal Medicine

Salvacion Ramirez, MD
Glen Burnie
410-760-4888

  • Always able to get seen same day if sick, takes time to listen to her patients, [makes] follow-up phone calls to see how you are doing, and calls with all lab results.

 

Annapolis Internal Medicine
Annapolis
410-897-9841
annapolisdocs.com

Titus Abraham, MD

Howard David Goldstein, MD

  • There is a calmness about Dr. Goldstein. Sometimes I am thinking he missed this or that and I realize he hasn't. He has even e-mailed me about something after I have left the office to ask something he should have while I was there. I know I am in good hands.

Stephen Hamilton, MD

  • Had him for over 30 years and he has never been wrong. Wouldn't leave for the world.

Courtney Milne-Krohn, MD

  • She listens and reviews your records to help with diagnosing.

 

Crofton Internal Medicine
Gambrills
410-451-7214

Ruth K. Gallatin, MD

  • Dr. Gallatin takes the time to see you as a person and not just a medical problem. She really cares.

Sejal Mattu, MD

  • She is wonderful and caring.

 

Greater Annapolis Medical Group
Annapolis
410-573-1110
gamgdocs.com

John Jackson, MD

  • In a day and age when communication is so often not face to face and when listening, hearing, and caring are in short demand, Dr. Jackson has continuously displayed exceptional professionalism but more importantly he listens and hears what his patients are telling him. He does not take what they say and brush it off. He give value to the voice of the one who is entrusted to his care and he tries to help find the source of the problem and how to deal with it, if not a resolution. Most importantly, he cares. In a world that is impersonal, he is personal and you can trust him.

Kevin O'Keefe, MD

  • Caring, kind. Has been my doc for many years. He listens to me, takes his time.

 

Greenfield-Caputo, MD PA
Annapolis
410-224-2222
greenfield-caputo.com

Anthony Caputo, MD, FACP

  • From all aspects, he is an exceptional physician and person.

 

Kent Island Primary Care
Kent Island
410-604-6560

Suzanne Niemela, MD

  • Compassionate, knowledgeable, saved my life.

 

Mid-Atlantic Internal Medicine
Glen Burnie
410-590-4617
midatlanticmedicine.com/

Sherry Sood, MD, MPH

  • She is the nicest doctor I have ever met. She also spent a lot of time with me during the appointment. In addition, she called me on a Sunday when she was off to let me know my test results.

 

The Primary Care Group of Maryland
Glen Burnie
410-553-6360
theprimarycaregroup.com

Nnaemeka Agajelu, MD

 

Maria Romero, MD
Annapolis
410-224-2255

  • She has a fantastic bedside manner, she is knowledgeable, and I just love her office staff.

 

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Adult & Senior Care
Millersville
410-553-8092
keepinguhealthy.com

Mohit Negi, MD

  • Takes time to really understand the concerns of senior patients and their families

 

University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Primary Care
Glen Burnie, Hanover, Millersville, Pasadena
410-553-8090
keepinguhealthy.com

Donna Eversley, MD

  • Dr. Eversly is wonderful. She always makes time to see you. I was nervous about my cat-scan results. She called me on the weekend to tell me my results and also has called in prescriptions over the weekend. She will also help you contact the right doctors to help care for you. She does this with a smile on her face that warms your heart. She is such a wonderful person.

Bahador Momeni, MD MBA

  • Dr. Momeni is the best adult doctor I have ever met. He returns your calls within the same day and spends as much time with you as you need. Dr. Momeni will answer your questions, no matter how many, and looks at health care as a process and a long-term plan, not just as symptom relief.

Eugenia Robertson, MD

  • Great bedside manner, thorough.

 

Bhawna Bahethi, MD
Glen Burnie
410-766-8911
drbmedicine.com

  • Thorough. Good diagnostician.

 

David Rose, MD
Glen Burnie
410-760-5400

  • Dr. Rose keeps current on the newest medicines and technologies.

 

Matthew J Malta MD
Annapolis
410-573-2477

  • He is a great doctor.

Internal Medicine – Pediatrics

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
Odenton
410-874-1400
hopkinsmedicine.org

Erika Larson, MD

  • She takes the time to listen to you and she cares about her patients. Always looking out for their best interest

Mental Health

Psychological Resource Associates
Severna Park
410-647-8840
pra-info.com

Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD

  • Great resource for the community with comprehensive educational testing that helped us understand the best way for our son to learn.

 

Oasis - The Center for Mental Health
Annapolis
410-571-0888
OasisMentalHealth.net

  • I feel more in control now after working with the folks at Oasis.

Midwives

Bay Area Midwifery
Annapolis
410-573-1094
aaphysicians.com/bay-area-midwifery-home

  • Amazing care, with you all the time, encouraging, and competent, loving.

 

Special Beginnings Birth & Women's Center
Arnold
410-626-8982
specialbeginnings.com

  • Goes out of their way to do what you need. Amazing support.

Susannah Hahn, CNM

  • Susanna helped me through the pregnancy and birth of my first baby. Throughout the pregnancy, I had challenges such as a car accident, need for genetic counseling and the general worries about childbirth. She was kind, compassionate and knowledgeable, and I ended up having a fantastic birth experience. I will definitely be returning to Special Beginnings if I have other children.

Joanne Hasman, CNM

  • Joanne is wonderful. She was very supportive of my choices throughout my pregnancy, and it was so nice to have her with me at the birth of my child.

 

UM BWMC Women's Health Associates
Hanover
410-553-8260
bwhealthservices.org/womenshealth

Paula Greer, CNM

  • She is the facilitator of a group of pregnant women called CenteringPregnancy. She dedicates a lot of time with these groups to get women ready for birth.

Marie Herrick, CNM

  • Two days after being induced, Marie came in like a champ and helped me successfully deliver my son without resorting to a C-section. She carefully explained everything that was happening and was incredibly supportive the entire time.

David Paad, CNM

  • David is caring, compassionate and takes the time to answer all your questions without ever making you feel rushed.

OB/GYN

A Woman's Choice Ob/Gyn LLC
Randallstown
410-655-6900

Karen Perkins, MD

  • I worked with Dr. Perkins as a doula supporting a VBAC for a mama at Mercy Medical Center and she was amazingly supportive of this mama's needs and desires. She was gentle, positive, respectful and encouraging — gave mama lots of time and space to birth her baby and respected the mother's abilities and priorities. I highly recommend her!

 

Annapolis OB-GYN Associates, PA
Annapolis
410-573-9530
annapolisobgyn.com

Pablo Argeles, MD, MPH

  • Dr. Argeles has delivered all three of my children and has consistently provided excellent pre- and post-natal care along with routine GYN care. With pregnancies and deliveries that tend to be complicated, he is extremely knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. Exactly what a pregnant woman needs!

Joy'El Ballard, MD

  • Almost 3 years ago I had a traumatic delivery with the birth of my 3rd son. Dr. Ballard's quick response saved my life. I spent 3 days in ICU and our son was in the NICU for 4 weeks but we are both alive and both thriving. I will never forget that she saved my life.

Jemel Bingham, MD

  • Dr. Bingham has a fantastic personality and is great with his patients. He has wonderful bedside manner and takes the time to discuss and answer any questions.

Frederick Guckes, MD

Karen Hardart, MD

  • She is so kind and so gentle when doing the yearly exam. She really knows her patients and remembers me even though I usually only see her once a year!

Claudia Hays, MD

  • Her frankness and compassion with her patients is wonderful. She is up to date as a clinician.

Ifeyinwa Stitt, MD

  • Dr. Stitt helped to deliver my second baby. Despite all of my health complications, she helped me to remain calm and focus on the delivery. She also helped to reassure my husband. She coached me through the delivery and it was very quick. She managed my health complications with efficiency.

 

Chesapeake Women's Care, PA
Annapolis
410-571-9700
chesapeakewomenscare.com

Heather Herman, MD

  • As a breast cancer survivor she reviews what scans I have had done and determines what scans or tests are needed next.

Margaret Keith, MD

Marcus Penn, MD

  • Dr. Penn is wonderful! I cannot say enough about him! He is so friendly and easy to talk to; he made my labor and delivery seem like a piece of cake with his calm and caring demeanor. He is really that great!

Barbara Wells, MD

  • She made me feel so comfortable during my entire labor. She was very professional and answered every question I had.

 

Comprehensive Gynecology Center
Gambrills
410-451-0076
compgyncenter.com

Paula Radon, MD

  • Very efficient practice, no long wait times and the doctor spends plenty of time with you.

 

LSC Ob Gyn LLC
Annapolis
410-266-7755

Lori Sweitzer, DO

  • She goes above, beyond, and out of her way for her patients. She is so nice and easy to talk to. Really cares about her patients and their babies.

 

MedStar Health
Glen Burnie
410-760-6666
medstarhealth.org

Aditya Parshad, MD, PA

  • He is the best ob/gyn ever. He cares about you as a whole person not just the body parts he is qualified to work on.

 

Pavilion OB/GYN
Annapolis
410-224-1133
pavilionobgyn.com

Theresa Buckson, MD

  • Dr. Buckson has a wonderful bubbly personality while keeping things professional. She is extremely knowledgeable and answers all of my questions.

Ayanna James, MD

  • Caring, open, knowledgeable

 

Premier OB/GYN
Odenton
301-352-4007
premierobgynllc.com

Chasheryl Leslie-Holman, MD

  • She is energetic, informative, understanding, compassionate, knowledgeable and takes the time to answer every question with useful information. Also she is passionate about what she does and it makes a huge difference in your pregnancy and delivery experience.

 

Thoomas W. Jones MD
Baltimore City
410-247-1818
stagnes.org

  • Dr. Jones is the kindest doctor. He takes his time and talk to you so can understand every detail about your care. I had to get a C-section he walked me to operating room and held me for my spinal. He is such a wonderful doctor. I got a spinal headache for my surgery Dr. Jones went to the store personally and brought me Coke soda to help with my headache because the unit was out of Coke sodas. He is a wonderful understanding person and a wonderful doctor.

 

UM BWMC Women's Health Associates
Hanover
410-553-8260
bwhealthservices.org/womenshealth

Homayara Aziz, MD

  • She really takes time to listen and respond to your concerns.

Devi Chakravorty, MD

  • She has amazing patient care skills and really knows her stuff. She truly cares about her patients, and it shows in her dedication to them.

Samuel Donegan, MD

Christina Enzmann, MD

Ella Mae Gayoso-Adam, MD

  • Dr. Gayoso is very calm and explains everything so I completely understand. She is compassionate towards her patients and has an amazing memory, because she always remembers me, and asks how my family is. You will never find a doctor more caring.

 

Women Ob/Gyn
Annapolis
410-224-2228
womenobgyn.com

Miriam Yudkoff, MD

  • All of the doctors and nurses are amazing at this practice! Dr. Yudkoff consistently takes the time to go through my medical record so that she knows what's going on. She always makes sure that I am comfortable with the plan before I leave. She talks to me in a way that I know my concerns are validated.

Melissa Moen, MD

Jackie Nichols, MD

 

Harvey Brilliant, MD
Glen Burnie
410-789-1111

  • He is caring and compassionate. He follows up even if I forget. He always speaks to me when I see him in the halls at the hospital where I work. He asks how I'm doing and if everything is going well.

Occupational Thereapy

Annapolis Children's Therapy Center, LLC
Annapolis
410-573-1064
annapolischildrenstherapy.com

Julie Norton, O.T.R./L.

  • Julie is WONDERFUL! She is selfless, always looking to innovative ways to help children achieve their goals/milestones.

Blossom Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Davidsonville
240-421-3154
blossomot.com

Katie Ryzhikov, M.S., OTR/L

 

Cypress Creek Therapy
Sevena Park
410-544-2500
cypresscreektherapy.com

Michelle Death, OTR/L

Erin Peppard, OTR/L

  • She is caring and attentive to my child's needs.

 

Therapy Solutions for Children, Inc.
Severna Park
410-421-8920
ots4children.com

  • Our son is now willing to try new things that he would never have tried before therapy.

Opthalmologists

Anne Arundel Eye Center
Annapolis
410-224-2010
annearundeleyecenter.com

Samuel Boles, MD

  • Dr. Boles is very personable and very clear in his ability to inform you of what ever the problem is. He always takes care of the issue I have.

 

Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center
Annapolis
877-DR4-2020
chesapeakeeyecare.com

Maria Scott, MD

  • Great practice. Dr. Scott is wonderful, very skilled and very approachable. Her staff is extremely efficient. They made what could have been a very stressful event, very pleasant.

Maria Servinsky, OD

Heather Nesti, MD

  • Excellent physician.

Orin Zwick, MD

  • Dr. Zwick is possibly the coolest doctor out there. He is funny, charismatic and a master at his field.

 

Children's Eye Care and Family Eye Care
Catonsville
410-744-0400
ceyefc.com

Joanne Waeltermann, MD

  • I was recommended to Dr. W through a co-worker after a horrible experience with a different pediatric ophthalmologist. Dr. W. is everything you would expect from a physician specializing in the care of children. She is kind, soft-spoken, and is great at connecting with my rambunctious 6-year-old. Dr. W turned a scary experience, for both my son and me, into something we now look forward to.

 

Ross Elliott, MD
Annapolis
410-571-0011

  • He doesn't waste time and his examinations instill confidence. Efficient staff.

 

Ophthalmology Associates of Greater Annapolis
Arnold
410-757-2778
annapoliseyecare.com

John Avallone, MD

  • Dr. Avallone is wonderful! He is wonderful at making the kids feel at ease and truly cares! My daughter had a serious eye issue and he not only made time to see her on a day he was performing surgeries but also gave us his personal cell phone so he could receive updates of my daughter's condition.

 

Rutzen Eye Specialists & Laser Center
Severna Park
410-975-0090
rutzeneye.com

Sachin Kalyani, MD

  • Very professional and welcoming staff and environment. The wait is never long and coffee, tea or water is offered while you wait.

Allan Rutzen, MD, FACS

  • Dr. Rutzen performed Lasik on my eyes in November 2011. No setbacks or complications, and his staff was fantastic. I woke up this past Saturday with irritation and blurriness, I called him and he agreed to see me with emergency notice. Can't say enough about him!

 

Solomon Eye Associates, Physicians and Surgeons
Bowie
301-982-4565
solomoneyeassociates.com

Jonathan Solomon, MD

  • His top priority is always his patients. He even goes so far as to come in on a day that he normally wouldn't to see a patient if they really need him. Dr. Jon gives patients his personal cell phone number in case they need him outside of office hours.

 

South River Eye Care
Edgewater
410-956-2828
visionsource-southrivereyecare.com

Karen Beiling, MD

  • Great practice. Staff is fantastic and efficient. Dr. Beiling is easy to talk to and is very personable.

 

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Lutherville
410-583-2800
hopkinsmedicine.org

Michael Repka, MD

  • Dr. Repka always has a positive attitude. He makes you feel comfortable to discuss any issues. He has been my doctor for 26 years.

Orthopaedics

Anne Arundel Orthopaedic Surgeons, PA
Annapolis, Bowie, Glen Burnie
410-573-2530
aaos.net

Louis Ruland, III, MS, MD

  • Dr. Ruland gave me a new knee. After years of expecting limitations and pain I am now able to run and play with my kids without worrying.

Garth Smith, MD

  • Dr. Smith is a hand specialist. Operated on both wrists for Carpal Tunnel problems. Great staff at the outpatient surgery and fabulous results for my wrist surgeries.

 

Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Glen Burnie
410-768-5050
bayareaorthopaedics.com

Edwin Fulton, MD

  • Very nice, patient, available when needed.

Vivek Sood, MD

  • Very competent and sincere.

Zvezdomir Zamfirov, MD

  • He will do whatever he can to help your pain and get the OK from workers comp to get test and therapy. He cares about his work and the people that come see him.

 

Davis Spine & Orthopaedics
Glen Burnie
410-625-5050
davisspine.com

Charles Davis, MD

  • He gave me back my life. Without his excellent surgery skills I would have spent my life in a wheelchair. Also, having been in pain all my life, his surgery now has me pain free for the first time in my life.

 

Elite Orthopaedic & Musculoskeletal Center
Glen Burnie
410-691-3571
eliteomc.com

Amir Moinfar, MD

  • When my elder mother fell and broke her shoulder, his skill, compassion and down to earth nature made everything go so well. I'm not sure of her outcome if he had not been the doctor called to the ER to operate on her. The following months of office visits could not have been better. My parents consider him a friend now. I could not have asked for a better surgeon to attend to my mother.

 

John Hopkins Orthopaedics
Baltimore
443-997-2663
hopkinschildrens.org

  • Paul Sponseller, MD, MBA
  • Dr. Sponseller performed back surgery on my daughter for scoliosis 2 years ago. After one of her surgeries he came into PICU 5 times in between his other surgeries to check on my daughter. He answered all my questions in detail and even emailed me back within 24 hours with additional answers that I had sent him after our appt. The [care] we received at John Hopkins Hospital was unbelievable. They not only cared for the patient but also the parent.

 

Orthopaedic Center Specialists
Baltimore
410-583-0160gbmc.org

Leroy Schmidt, MD

  • Excellent skill and knowledge. Makes sure patient is fully informed of condition and options for treatment. Excellent bedside manner.

 

The Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center
Annapolis, Bowie, Millersville, Odenton
410-268-8862
osmc.net

Parineet Bambrah, MD

  • She is very attentive to your needs and concerns and does her best to help every patient the best she can. Will follow up with them until they are pain free.

Alexander Shushan, MD

  • He is a perfectionist!

 

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-553-8290
mybwmc.org

Randy Davis, MD

  • He is very warm and personable. He actually cares. The type of service he gives is unmatchable.

 

UM BWMC Orthopaedics
Glen Burnie
410-553-8170
mybwmc.org

Leo Courtney, MD

  • He takes his time with his patients and makes sure they completely understand everything that is going on. He has never once turned anyone away that was in need of his services. He's a wonderful doctor to work for as well very considerate and always pleasant.

Otolaryngology (ENT)

Annapolis Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy Associates
Annapolis
410-266-3900
annapolisent.com

Matthew Hilburn, MD

  • He explains everything thoroughly, is on time and made having surgery less intimidating.

Michael Pardoe, MD

  • Great diagnostic skills and prompt treatment. Excellent follow-up procedures. Office staff is very good at keeping communication lines open.

 

ENTAA Care
Annapolis
410-760-8840
entaacare.com

Tom Lee, MD
Great surgeon, very caring.

 

Severn River ENT
Severna Park and Annapolis
410-544-9988
kleimanmd.com

Lee Klieman, MD

  • Dr. Klieman is very down to earth and has a good sense of humor. His entire staff is always friendly. Dr. Klieman is always patient and takes the time to calm any concerns. He performed my sinus surgery and has done other procedures for me as well.

Pediatricians

Annapolis Pediatrics
Annapolis, Crofton, Kent Island, Waugh Chapel
410-263-6363
annapolispediatrics.com

Monta Conrad, MD

  • He is very gentle when it comes to our underweight 2-month-old son. He is very informative, and actually listens to what my wife and I have to say. We never feel rushed.

Katherine Edwards, MD

  • She is smart, reassuring and spends time with her patients and their families.

Sefanit Fassil, MD

  • Dr. Fassil is a great doctor. She is very good with my kids.

Piyumi Foneska, MD

  • Dr. Fonseka is a very gentle and caring doctor who helps our girls feel at ease at their well visits. She takes the time to talk with us about our concerns for our children and she is proactive about referring us to the best services for our specific needs. We have enjoyed working with her to oversee our children's well-being and we appreciate her love and care of children.

Dwight Fortier, MD

  • Dr. Fortier has been both my son's and daughter's pediatrician since they were born 18 and 15 years ago respectively. He has formed an extremely trusting relationship with my son, and also appropriately professional, yet easy going one with my daughter. He has always made himself available for questions, or visits, and not only returns calls promptly, but also provides his cell number to be reached on weekends when he understands an issue is of importance to us. I do not look forward to the day when my children out grow his services, or he retires. He is valued greatly and will be missed someday.

Erik Haskins, MD

  • He is extremely personable and genuinely cares about my kids. He always answers all of my questions and sometimes uses personal experience to relate to my situations. My son was in the NICU after birth and when we had our first appointment after my son was well again, he treated him just like any other normal baby. He really impressed me with his positive attitude and gentle demeanor. I cannot say enough great things about him!

Nicole Haughtling, CPNP

  • She is informative, knowledgeable, patient, always available, very caring and we never feel rushed. She's very upbeat and energetic in a positive way.

Valory Hill, MD

  • She's very pleasant to talk to and actually listens and responds to any questions that you may have. My son has loved her since he was a baby!

Dana Kim, MD

  • She goes above and beyond in her care for our two children.

Mark Lester, MD

  • He is very patient with us and our son, and he always provides his undivided attention whenever we visit.

Samuel Libber, MD

  • He works with children with juvenile diabetes, and he shows so much patience with the children and takes the time to listen to parent concerns and answer questions. He even went the extra mile to help find additional resources to help my daughter who is also on the autism spectrum.

John McGrath, MD

  • Dr. McGrath has been taking care of our two boys for 6 years. He cares, he listens and he really takes his time with us. We don't feel like "just another patient," and we know we can trust him with providing our children with the best care possible. We love the Kent Island office of Annapolis Pediatrics and most importantly, so do our boys. They actually get excited to go to the doctor.

Kristen Medina, CPNP

  • Kristen takes the time to listen to the parents and treats every child like they are special. We spent almost 4 months with a fussy baby until she took the time and dug deeper to find a milk allergy that didn't have the bigger signs.

Erin Merli, CPNP

  • Erin is one of the sweetest NPs. She takes extra time to explain the complete diagnosis and home care. She takes extra time to call the next day to make sure things are going well.

Charles Parmele, MD

  • Dr. Parmele is an intelligent and charismatic pediatrician. His approach with children is spectacular. He answers questions and addresses our concerns with realistic information. He helps take the stress off of parenting (as much as possible) and puts the focus on raising healthy and happy children.

Kay Passagno, CPNP

  • You can't ask for a more caring and considerate person. You can tell she absolutely loves children, the parents and her job. She listens and takes time to talk to you about your child and address your questions and concerns. She is a remarkable person and provider.

Gwynn Reece, CPNP

  • She gets to know her patients and takes the time to answer questions. I never feel rushed.

James Rice, MD

  • Dr. Rice treats not only my two sons but my five nieces and nephews and takes time to ask how they are doing by name. He also goes that extra mile to follow up with the kids. I love that even if I am not the only parent of his patients, I feel that way when I talk to him. He really takes time to listen and cares.

Michelle Schall, CPNP

  • She goes the extra mile to check up on my kids and is always fully attentive to them at every appointment. Dr. Michelle treats them as her own. We never feel rushed or that her thoughts are elsewhere.

Margaret Turner, MD

  • Dr. Turner always makes herself available and develops a personal relationship with her patients and their parents.

Anita Wiessman, CPNP

  • She has so much warmth and care for her patients. One that also listens patiently and always follows up.

 

Arundel Pediatrics
Arnold, Linthicum
410-789-7337
arundelpediatrics.com

Rebecca Vickers, MD, FAAP

  • Not only is she amazingly energetic and so wonderful with the kids, she never makes you feel rushed in her office. I always feel like my kids are her first priority when she is with them. She will not stop until all options are exhausted for your child's health and well being! We LOVE her!

Megan Wellard, CRNP

  • They are the most knowledgeable and caring people you will ever meet. Every doctor and nurse makes you feel like family. My two children love going to the doctor's office because everyone there is amazing.

 

Bayshore Pediatrics
Prince Frederick
410-535-5959
bayshorepeds.com

Meghan Chiu, MD

  • Knowledgeable, listens.

 

Bayside Pediatrics
Annapolis
410-224-7667
mybaysidepeds.com

Meagan Chaney, MD, FAAP

  • She is very knowledgeable and understanding.

Beth Connelly, MSN, CRNP

Diego Escobosa, MD, FAAP

  • He makes the visit fun and always makes my children laugh.

Jeffrey Nold, DO, FAAP

  • Dr. Nold is the most caring, gentle, funny, knowledgeable pediatrician I have ever met. He truly loves children.

Olga Pomerleau, MD, FAAP

  • Attentive, on time, great manners.

 

Belliacres Pediatrics
Gambrills
410-721-0800
drschniedermd.com

Donald Schneider, MD

  • Personal and friendly atmosphere, knowledgeable doctors and caring staff.

 

Chesapeake Pediatrics
Annapolis
410-224-3663
chesapeakepediatrics.com

Corinne Coyner, MD

  • We love Dr. Coyner. She takes her time to listen and understand patients' needs.

Ettaly Jobes, MD

  • Great doctor.

 

Chestertown Pediatrics
Chestertown
410-778-1420
chestertownpediatricsmd.com

Freddy Araujo, MD, FAAP

  • Dr. Freddy manages both my daughters' care. One is special needs. He always provides the utmost care and does what is right for his patient. He listens to the parents and cares about every single one of his patients as if they were his own child. He is an amazing doctor and a great person. He has managed my special needs child through life threatening illnesses and been by my side through it all. As a nurse and parent I am honored to know him.

 

Brian Corden, MD
Easton
410-770-8910

  • An incredibly kind and caring physician. A big plus is his staff, who are wonderful.

 

Dundalk Pediatric Associates
Baltimore/Dundalk
410-284-1133
dundalkpediatrics.com

Heather Wade, MD

  • Our girls have been seeing Dr. Wade for over 6 years now an we love her! She is very informative and helps the girls understand the importance of good health! She was and is very caring and understanding regarding our oldest daughter's ADHD. She was very helpful with finding her diagnosis and in the care our daughter is receiving following being diagnosed. Both of our girls love Dr. Wade and we love the care they are receiving from her and all the staff at Dundalk Pediatrics!

 

East West Pediatrics
Glen Burnie
410-582-9434
eastwestpediatrics.com

Naomi Shaikh, MD

  • Dr. Shaikh is extremely knowledgeable, caring and attentive. She is available 24/7 for emergency phone consultations and has always been able to see my sick child that same day. Her bedside manor is fantastic; she is able to reassure anxious new parents.

 

Gvozden Pediatrics
Millersville
410-729-0690
gvozdenpediatrics.com

Andre Gvozden, MD
Dr. G has been my son's pediatrician since he was born. He is caring, kind, and really advocates for his patients and families and their needs.

 

Maryland Pediatric Group
Lutherville
410-321-9393
drschuberth.com

Kenneth Schuberth, MD

  • He is so focused on examining the child and so good at doing it without them knowing it. At the same time he is listening and responding to all the parent's concerns.

 

The Pediatric Group
Crofton
410-721-2273
pediatricgroup.com

Craytonia Davis, MD

  • Dr. Davis has been seeing my children for over 10 years. My daughter loves him so much that she continues to see him, even though she is now 20. He also understands my teenage son, who has ADHD. I expect my son will also see Dr. Davis until he turns 21.

Frank O'Croinin, MD

  • His is a very kind doctor with a gentle spirit that keeps children calm. HIs storytelling and jokes are wonderful.

 

Pediatric Place
Pasadena
410-360-4446
pedsplace.com

Cynthia Schaeffer, MD

  • Dr. Schaeffer cares about her patients from the first time that they come into her practice. Always available to answer questions.

 

Shahab A Malik & Associates LLC
Glen Burnie
410-582-9630

Shahab Malik, MD

  • Dr. Malik is very knowledgeable, personable and caring. We are always able to get an appointment. He is very thorough in his approach.

 

South River Pediatrics
Edgewater
410-956-6302
southriverpediatrics.com

Jill Tierney, MD

 

SP Docs
Severna Park
410-647-8300

Jacalyn Ginsburg, DO

  • Very personable, taking the time to talk to the kids directly and get to know them. Always makes time to see the kids the day of our call if they are sick. Helped with great, non-invasive solutions to difficult medical issues.

Faith Hackett, MD

  • Dr. Hackett is the best pediatrician in Maryland...period. Professional, knowledgeable and loved by all for her expertise and 1st class practice.

Jeffrey Schmidlein, MD

  • Dr. Schmidlein had gone above and beyond for my family and me. He always has a smile on his face and tells you what you need to hear.

 

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-768-0700
mybwmc.org

Samir Bhasin, DO

  • Dr. Bhasin really cares about her patients. She always follows up and even stops by the hospital to check on your child when they're hospitalized. She is not only a special doctor, she is a very special and kind human being.

Sushma Bhasin, MD

  • He is always thinking of ways to help my kids feel better. Even after our doctor's visit, he will call with new suggestions and to follow up.

Lisa Fronc, MD
Best ER doctor in Anne Arundel County. She is so smart but in a way that helps families learn more not feel dumb. My kids love her.

Esther Liu, MD

  • She always takes the time to make sure that my child's needs are taken care of, and my questions are answered. She never leaves the room without really asking if there is anything else we need.

 

Youn & Mannan
Glen Burnie
410-761-1424

Young Youn, MD

  • He can look at a child and know what is wrong. He has a way with children.

 

Arif Mannan, MD
Glen Burnie
410-761-1424

  • We have had Dr. Mannan as our pediatrician since 2001, and when our youngest son exhibited signs of special needs we were given direction for extra assistance to assist our family. We have always had friendly and courteous visits with children. He has always been supportive and exceptional with treating our children, nephews, nieces, and now granddaughters. We would highly recommend this office.

 

Alice Tanner, MD
Glen Burnie
410-768-2231

  • We have been seeing Dr. Tanner for 15 years and my daughter & I don't ever want to leave her. Dr. Tanner and her staff are excellent!!!

Physical Therapy

Annapolis Family Physical Therapy
Annapolis, Severna Park
410-266-6626
annapolispt.com

MIchael Wells, DPT

  • He takes time to listen, gets results and is very knowledgeable and personable.

 

Cathy Mahon Physical Therapy
Annapolis
410-280-3393
rescueyourback.com

Cathy Mahon, PT, MS

  • Knowledgeable, exceptional listening and deductive reasoning skills to identify and treat musculoskeletal problems, injuries and pain.

 

Cypress Creek Therapy
Edgewater, Severna Park
410-544-2500
cypresscreektherapy.com

Sara Brett, DPT

Kristina Castro, DPT

  • Kristina makes therapy fun. My son loved his sessions with her.

Rick Fortune, PTA

  • Rick was my aqua-therapist. He is smart, fun and guides you through an individualized program. I had an excellent recovery due to him.

Brian Gallagher, PT

  • Brian is the best, compassionate about his field!! Great team effort here!!

Janine McDade, DPT

  • Has my son walking like never before!

Laura Sanner, DPT

  • Her one on one skills make you feel comfortable and relaxed.

Abby Swope, DPT

  • I could not have made a better choice for my 16-year-old with scoliosis. Abby was the therapist assigned to my daughter and from day one she had such a marvelous relationship with her. She explained her condition so she could understand and even drew pictures to show what muscles needed to be stretched and strengthened. Abby and the team of assistants at Cypress Creek Therapy were all professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend them to anyone young and old!!!!

Leigh Ann Vidrine, PT

 

Doyle & Taylor Physical Therapy
Annapolis
410-295-0001
doyleandtaylorpt.com

James Doyle, PT

  • Jim Doyle was able to get me back on my feet when other Physical Therapy clinics in the area were not. Great techniques and personal care were greatly appreciated.

Jennifer Taylor, MPT

  • Jennifer Taylor was instrumental in fixing my neck and shoulders that have been a pain for a long time. Great customer service and very nice practice.

 

Elite Movement Connections
Annapolis
410-266-2535
elitemovementconnections.com

Brenda Shaeffer, PT, DPT

 

Healing and Wellness Center of Kent Island
Stevensville
410-604-0900
drmowrycares.com

Kristen Mowry, DPT, CNC, CHHC

  • She has wonderful hands and massages my weak areas. We have great conversations, she will listen when I need to talk. Doc is a very compassionate person. I always feel better when I leave.

 

Patterson Physical Therapy
Severna Park
410-647-1961
pattersonpt.com

Mike Patterson, PT

  • A+ quality of care.

 

Physiotherapy Associates
Odenton
410-672-8091
physiocorp.com

Michelle Stack, PT

  • She is polite, friendly, interested, thorough, asks questions and offers assistance. Does not let me skimp on the exercises. Professional and competent. So glad I found her and this practice.

 

Professional Sports Care and Rehabilitation
Arnold
410-626-8350
prosportscare.com

Mitch Stanley, DPT, FMS, TPI

  • Mitch Stanley and his staff offer a professional, warm, and caring environment. Their expertise and knowledge provide exceptional results for their patients. A truly wonderful group of people who are committed to their craft.

 

Severna Park Physical Therapy
Severna Park
410-544-0773
severnaparkphysicaltherapy.com

Irv Miller, PT

  • Great one-on-one with his patients. He takes as much time as necessary with all his patients. He carefully explains what is necessary to treat your needs and follows through to make sure that everything you do is done correctly. The support staff is fantastic and are truly concerned about your needs

Renee VanWie, PT, MS, OCS


Radiology

Advanced Radiology
Annapolis
443-436-4800
advancedradiology.com

Zina Novak, MD

 

Annapolis Radiology Associates
Annapolis
410-266-2770
annearundeldiagnostics.com

George Adams, MD

  • The physicians have excellent experience and the staff are thoughtful. Scheduling is efficient and results come back quickly.

 

Chesapeake Medical Imaging
Annapolis
410-571-0350
cmirad.net

Mark Baganz, MD
Operation is run smoothly, efficiently and he always takes the time to say hello and review results


Specialists — Cardiology

Children's National Medical Center
Annapolis, Upper Marlboro, D.C.
410-266-6582
childrensnational.org

Ashraf Harahsheh, MD

  • Dr. Harahsheh has been a great pediatric cardiologist for my daughters. He always provides me with all of the information I need in an understandable fashion.

 

The Heart Center of Northern Anne Arundel County
Glen Burnie
410-768-6600
heartcenterdocs.com

Jay Penafiel, MD

  • Always professional — in appearance and in bedside manner. Clear and exceptional in "explaining" medical tests/results and his plan of care. Very compassionate — whether it's good news or bad.

Specialists — Gastrology 

Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates
Annapolis, Arundel Mills, Bowie, Kent Island, Severna Park
410-224-2116
aagastro.com

Ahmet Aybar, MD

  • Dr. Aybar is an excellent pediatric gastroenterologist. He is so kind and patient with my 3 year old. He was very thorough in diagnosing the cause associated with his failure to gain weight. He continues to follow up with us and provides a thorough exam.

Michael Peters, MD, FACG

  • Knows his business and thorough.

 

Digestive Disorders Associates
Annapolis
410-224-4887
dda.net

Barry Cukor, MD

  • He is quick to return my calls and give me my test results.

Kevin Wolov, DO

  • He is always on time and goes above and beyond in his patient care!

 

George Kurian, MD, FACP
Glen Burnie
410-761-4442

  • Dr. Kurian is the kindest and most compassionate physician. He specializes in gastroenterology and I am a RN that sees him both in the hospital and as my husband's physician. He is gentle, kind, brilliant and a real team player! That is so important in the healthcare world....a physician who is not only supportive and professional, but also coaches and teaches both professionals and patients. If an award or accolade is available, he certainly has earned and deserves it. What a role model for other physicians and healthcare professionals!

 

Johns Hopkins Children's Center Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Baltimore
410-955-8769
hopkinsmedicine.org

Karla Au Yeung, MD

  • Dr. Au Yeung is great working with my son's atypical GI problems.

Specialists — Infectious Disease

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-553-8085
mybwmd.com

Morris Shochet, MD

  • He is special because he has impeccable bedside manner and gives you his undivided attention. You never feel rushed. He is intelligent and dedicated to what he does.

Specialists — Maternal and Fetal Medicine

The Center for Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Annapolis
410-224-4442
cmfmannapolis.com

Jeffrey Spencer, MD
There was some concern that there were genetic defects with my first baby, and that he wasn't growing as he was supposed to. I went to maternal fetal medicine once a month for checkups and sonograms, and each time Dr. Spencer really took the time to talk to me and explain what he was doing and what was happening with my pregnancy. He was kind, patient, and compassionate, and treated me like a human being. The entire staff of this office was wonderful.

Specialists — Neurology

Children's National Medical Center
Annapolis, Upper Marlboro, D.C.
410-266-6582
childrensnational.org

Marc DiSabella, DO

  • Dr. DiSabella, our son's neurologist, is extremely thorough and an excellent communicator. He is expertly helping us manage our son's health issues and leaving no stone unturned.

Specialists — Oncology

Chesapeake Hematology and Oncology
Glen Burnie
410-761-9896
cohamed.org

Russell DeLuca, MD, FACP

  • Caring, knowledgeable.

Yudhishtra Markan, MD

  • Tells patients what they need to hear in a kind compassionate way; caring, smart.

 

Maryland Oncology Hematology
Clinton/Lanham
301-868-7911
mdonc.com

Harvey Katzen, MD, FACP

Deepnarayan Tiwarri, MD

  • Dr. Katzen and Dr. Tiwarri are two of my favorite doctors in this practice, though all are excellent. The entire staff, including Infusion, are knowledgeable, caring, and have great "bedside manners."

 

UM BWMC - Surgical Oncology
Glen Burnie
410-553-8146
mybwmc.org/cancer-care

Cherif Boutros, MD

  • Dr. Cherif Boutros is an extremely skilled and experienced surgical oncologist to be trusted with the most complex cancer cases. To complement his incredible skills, he is a true gentleman who genuinely cares about his patients. From your first meeting, he makes sure you understand everything that is happening and gives you a voice in the process. With his kind nature and sense of humor, he puts you at ease and helps make a very scary time less so. Dr. Boutros is a very special person.

Specialists — Podiatry

Diane Lebedeff, DPM, PA
Arnold
410-647-4534

  • She is always pleasant and takes a few minutes to chat about personal matters in the patient's life and in her own family. She thanks her patients for trusting her to help them with their foot problems. No other doctor has ever said, "Thanks for coming to see me."

Specialists — Pulmonary and Critical Care

Lung Associates Anne Arundel PC
Glen Burnie
410-768-3701
lungassociatesofaa.com

William Davidson, MD, FCCP

  • He takes time with all of his patients. His charting is so thorough. He is very respected by his peers. Top intensivist at BWMC in ICU.

Specialists — Rheumatology

Anne Arundel Rheumatology
Crofton
443-292-4872
annearundelrheumatology.org

Ashu Mehta, MD

  • He is just so compassionate and very knowledgeable in his field. I had several before him and he really knows his stuff.

Specialists — Thoracic Surgery

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-553-8150
mybwmc.org

Galen Ohnmacht, MD

  • Good surgeon, nice, smart.

Specialists — Urology

Anne Arundel Urology
Annapolis
410-266-8049
aaurology.com

Robert Hanley, MD

  • The best bedside manner!

David McDermott, MD

  • He is very thorough and current on all new procedures and treatments. He goes the extra steps to make sure his patients are informed of every treatment. He was able to surgically resolve a problem for me where several other doctors were unsure on a suggested treatment. His bedside manner is great! When I was in the hospital I never had to "find" him. He was always checking in on me and following up on my after-care at home.

Specialists — Vascular Surgery

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-553-8300
mybwmc.org

Marshall Benjamin, MD

Specialists — Weight Loss

Annapolis Medical Weight Loss
Gambrills
410-721-9862
annapolismedicalweightloss.com

David C Anderson, MD

  • It is a medical practice devoted solely to helping people lose weight in a healthy manner.

Speech and Language Therapy

Cypress Creek Therapy
Severna Park, Edgewater
410-544-2500
cypresscreektherapy.com

Elle Abell, SLP

  • She's amazing. She really listens to the kids and brings out the best in them. She's always so excited when they meet a new goal. My son loves her and can't wait for speech class every week.

Susan Murname, SLP

  • Susan is patient, kind and wonderful.

Patrice Smith, SLP

  • She has my son speaking better than he ever has.

 

Speech Matters
Annapolis
410-822-0817
speechmatterstherapy.com

Jacqueline Paterson, MA, CCC-SLP

  • It is amazing how much my son has improved in one year.

Surgery — Breast

UM BWMC
Glen Burnie
410-553-8351
mybwmc.org/breast-care

Cynthia Drogula, MD


Urgent Care

Bowie Health Center
Bowie
301-262-5511
bowiehealthcampus.org

  • They are open 24 hours and provide great emergency care in the middle of the night. They also see all ages.

 

Doctors Express
Edgewater
410-927-5536
doctorsexpressedgewater.com

Rinde Fadirepo, MD

  • The doctors here are great and can handle a lot of different problems, which has saved me long and expensive trips to the emergency room.