Summit Medical Group Physicians Are Castle Connolly “Top Doctors”

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NJ’S Largest Multispecialty Group Honored for Twelfth Consecutive Year

Twenty Summit Medical Group physicians representing fifteen medical specialties and services have recently been honored by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., and published by as one of its “Top Doctors.”

The Summit Medical Group physicians honored are:

Berkeley Heights:
•Lloyd Alterman, Internal Medicine
•Adam Barrison, Gastroenterology
•Tamir Ben-Menachem, Gastroenterology*
•Lisa Coohill, Neurology
•Sue Jane Grosso, Diagnostic Radiology
•Peter Hyans, Plastic Surgery
•Jed Kwartler, Otolaryngology
•Jerrold Lozner, Surgery
•Richard Nitzberg, Surgery
•Robert Rosenbaum, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
•R. Gregory Sachs, Cardiovascular Disease
•Robert Slama, Cardiovascular Disease
•Hendricks Whitman, Rheumatology
•Michael B. Wax, Oncology/Hematology*
•Monib Zirvi, Dermatology

•Joseph Barmakian, Orthopedic Surgery
•Robert Fuhrman, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
•John Tabachnick, Family Medicine

•Roy Sauberman, Cardiac Electrophysiology

•Maurice A. Ferrante, Internal Medicine**

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a health care research and information company, annually publishes several top doctor lists. Highly skilled, exceptional physicians are selected through a rigorous screening process, including peer review and peer nomination. Criteria for selection include education, board certification, advanced training, leadership positions and professional experience. Summit Medical Group physicians have been honored with Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” designations for twelve consecutive years.

*Additionally published in New York Magazine’s 2012 Top Doctors (Castle Connolly) listing
**Additionally published in America’s Top Doctors, a Castle Connolly publication


Summit Medical Group (SMG) is the largest privately held multispecialty medical practice in New Jersey. SMG has pioneered information technology advances in health care with its early adoption of electronic health records and e-prescribing. With more than 270 highly qualified healthcare providers, it is one of the most unique health care models in the state. SMG has an award-winning customer service program and NJBiz magazine has named it one of New Jersey's "Fifty Fastest Growing Companies". SMG treats more than 55,000 patients per month at its main campus in Berkeley Heights as well as its satellites in Bayonne, Berkeley Heights, Morristown, Millburn, Short Hills, Springfield, New Providence, Warren, Westfield, and West Orange. As one of the East Coast's premier multispecialty groups, SMG has provided exceptional primary and specialty care since 1929. For more information, visit

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