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Medical PROFILES As home to some of the best medical facilities in the nation, FAIRFIELD COUNTY IS BRIMMING WITH TOP-RATED DOCTORS. With so many choices, how can you find the perfect doctor that suits you and your family best? The following pages include profiles of some of our area’s best-rated doctors, including details about their practice and what drives them.


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Arthur L. Jenkins, III, MD Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine 31 River Road, Suite 100, Cos Cob, CT

Mount Sinai Faculty Practice

5 East 98th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 212.241.8175 | arthurjenkinsmd.com | mountsinai.org/neurosurgery

AS ONE OF THE LEADING SPINE SURGEONS

in the Northeast, Dr. Jenkins brings the latest advancements in evaluating and treating spine conditions and injuries to Fairfield and Westchester counties. With offices in Manhattan and Fairfield County (Greenwich), Dr. Jenkins brings the excellence of a top New York City academic practice to his Connecticut patients. Fellowship-trained at Harvard, Dr. Jenkins has performed extensive clinical spine research and is an innovator in his field, offering minimally invasive microscopic, endoscopic, computer-guided, and laser spine

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surgeries. He is one of the highest rated and most experienced board certified spine surgeons in the tristate area, trained and familiar with every spinal surgery technique. To ensure his patients have the best outcome with the least invasive approach, Dr. Jenkins collaborates with his patients’ physicians and with a variety of diverse specialists including orthopaedic surgeons, chiropractors, pain management specialists, rehabilitation medicine experts, rheumatologists and neuro-anesthesiologists. With a mission to help patients return to the activities they enjoy, Dr. Jenkins treats a wide range of

people, from student athletes to active adults. He was also chosen as a leading spine surgeon for the New York Police Department, New York Jets and NFL Retired Players Program. Whether performing an elective or complex spinal surgery, Dr. Jenkins and his team apply a very personal touch, while at the same time providing the most advanced medicine to their patients with spinal conditions. Office locations at Plancher Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 31 River Road, Suite 100, Cos Cob; and at Mount Sinai Faculty Practice, 5 East 98th Street, Fourth Floor, New York.


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Omar A. Ibrahimi, MD, PHD Connecticut Skin institute 999 Summer Street, Stamford, CT 60 Commerce Park, Milford, CT 203.428.4440 | ctskindoc.com

CASTLE CONNOLLY TOP DOCTOR and Harvard-trained dermatologst Dr. Omar Ibrahimi is the founding medical director of Fairfield County’s premier Skin Cancer, Laser and Non-invasive Cosmetic Surgery Center, providing outstanding care for medical and cosmetic issues with professionalism and detailed attention to patient comfort. They strive to provide expert, compassionate care to all children and adults who seek consultation or treatment of skin disorders, or who

wish to take advantage of the latest advances in dermatologic cosmetic treatment to improve skin health. Dr. Ibrahimi is one of the foremost physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of skin cancer, as well as medical and cosmetic issues involving the skin. He is a board certified dermatologist who has completed advanced training in skin cancer, laser and non-invasive cosmetic surgery. Dr. Ibrahimi’s noninvasive cosmetic procedures range from injectables such as Botox, Voluma, Sculptra and Juvederm, to lasers and devices that perform scar removal, cellulite removal, skin tightening and

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rejuvenation, birthmark removal, tattoo removal and CoolSculpting for non-invasive fat removal. Dr. Ibrahimi completed his dermatology training at Harvard Medical School and a fellowship program at the University of California-Davis. He has served as a faculty member at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Wellman Center for Photomedicine, where all of today’s laser technologies were invented. Our office has over 15 lasers and devices and is one of the most comprehensive laser centers in the country. Dr. Omar Ibrahimi is accredited by the American College of Mohs Surgery, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, and the American Academy of Dermatology. He prides himself on treating the whole patient, not just their skin cancer or cosmetic concern. His goal is to provide the best possible medical care in a friendly and nurturing environment.

Gastroenterology Associates of Fairfield County, PC (GAFC) 425 Post Road, Fairfield, CT 203.292.9000 2660 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 203.333.3328 765 Main Street (Route 25), Monroe, CT 203.452.2358 | gidox.com

Left to right standing: Dr. Emil Blanco, Dr. Gena Cobrin, Dr. Julie Spivack, Dr. Eddy Castillo and Dr. Kenneth Mauer. Seated left to right: Dr. Strick Woods and Dr. Richard Lopatin.

DOCTORS Kenneth Mauer, Julie Spivack, Emil Blanco, Gena Cobrin, Richard Lopatin and their talented partners, Drs. Strick Woods and Eddy Castillo, are “the digestive health experts.” Affiliated with St. Vincent’s Medical Center, they provide excellent, cutting-edge medical

care at offices in Fairfield, Bridgeport and Monroe. “Our goal is to treat people with a multitude of GI problems with great sensitivity and care,” says Dr. Spivack. “We develop close, personal relationships with our patients, and we take a genuine interest in their health.”

GAFC was the first Fairfield County GI practice to offer state-of-the-art capsule endoscopy of the small intestine, comprehensive hepatitis C treatment and genetic testing for hereditary colon cancer. At The Endoscopy Center of Fairfield, patients can have a colonoscopy or endoscopy in a spa-like setting. The doctors specialize in many GI disorders, including acid reflux, gallbladder disease, GI cancers, liver disease, hepatitis, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Lynne M. Haven, MD, PC 49 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT 203.869.4242 | LynneHavenMD.com

DR. LYNNE HAVEN is a Harvard-trained board certified dermatologist in Greenwich who specializes in cosmetic dermatology and laser treatments. Dr. Haven strives to provide state-ofthe-art skin and laser treatments in a warm, caring environment. She offers Botox, injectable fillers, and Thermage for noninvasive skin tightening. In addition, she offers revolutionary body contouring technology, including CoolSculpting. According to Allergan, Dr. Haven is the No. 1 Botox provider in Greenwich and she personally performs 100 percent of all Botox and filler treatments. Dr. Haven was selected as one of America’s Top Dermatologists. Dr. Haven offers two new ways to treat a double chin, Kybella and CoolSculpt Mini. Another exciting offering is Volbella, a new injectible filler for smoother, softer, natural looking lips. Dr. Lynne Haven uses the revolutionary PicoSure for laser tattoo

removal, acne scarring, brown spots and facial rejuvenation. The PicoSure Focus laser for facial rejuvenation can dramatically reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, acne scars and skin discoloration. It improves skin texture and is safe for all skin types. The latest generation in fractional laser skin resurfacing, the PicoSure Focus offers a safe and effective treatment, which is typically fast, with less discomfort and shorter duration of redness than other resurfacing options. Dr. Haven believes in designing an individualized antiaging treatment plan for each patient to ensure desirable results. With a focus on noninvasive rejuvenation, Dr. Haven helps her patients look younger and more radiant. Her expertise gained from working in private practice for more than sixteen years allows her to customize each treatment session to offer optimal results to every patient.

Dr. Audrey Paul MD, PhD Heads Up Westport Concussion Center LLC

Ear, Nose and Throat Center

25 Imperial Ave. Westport, CT | 203.293.6325 headsupwestport concussioncenter.com

32 Strawberry Hill Court, Suite 4, Stamford, CT 203.353.0000 | stamfordentcenter.com THE AWARD-WINNING otolaryngologists, Bruce Klenoff, Jason Klenoff, Biana Lanson and Jacquelyn Brewer, together with their PA, Angela DeBone, are premier providers of care in the treatment of head and neck disease, including pediatric disease, sinonasal and allergy problems, hearing and balance function, head and neck cancer, and facial plastics. Care of patients includes minimally invasive thyroid and para-

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thyroid surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, audiometry, balance testing and facial rejuvenation procedures. The ENT Center leads the way in innovative procedures and technology, such as Balloon Sinuplasty and Bluetooth hearing aid technology. Pediatric specialty care includes working with pediatric anesthesiologists and radiologists to maximize a child’s care outcome. We are able to offer same-day service at the Tully Health Center.

HEADS UP WESTPORT CONCUSSION CENTER LLC, founded and operated by Dr. Audrey Paul, offers evidence-based concussion baseline testing, diagnosis and management. Dr. Paul is trained in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College and completed her medical

and residency training at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her fellowship training in pediatric emergency medicine at Columbia Presbyterian and is doubleboarded in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She has extensive experience in concussion diagnosis and management and is a credentialed ImPACT® consultant.


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Connecticut Dermatology Group 761 Main Avenue, Suite 201, Norwalk, CT | 1250 Summer Street, Suite 102, Stamford, CT | 233 Broad Street, Suite 1, Milford, CT 844.850.3024 | ctdermgroup.com CONNECTICUT DERMATOLOGY GROUP (CDG) is your Connecticut skin care dream team. As the largest and most comprehensive skin care treatment center between New York and New Haven, CDG offers a full spectrum of medical, surgical and cosmetic care for patients of all ages. Our physician-directed skin care center is committed to excellence and the highest standard of patient care. Our primary purpose is to optimize and promote the immediate and long-term health of your skin. Our team consists of seven board

certified dermatologists, three board certified physician assistants, a pathologist, an aesthetician and many nurses and medical assistants that have been trained specifically in skin care treatment. Our three locations, in Norwalk, Stamford and Milford are equipped to treat all skin conditions and diseases with the most recent and advanced technology and treatment options. In addition to the extensive medical treatment options available, we also provide state-of-the-art cosmetic treatments and products to rejuvenate and

enhance the look of your skin, such as fillers, lasers and injectables. Highlights of the practice include an on-site Mohs Surgery Skin Cancer Treatment Center (delivering a 98 percent cure rate on the day of treatment); the Body Sculpting Center at CDG—which offers exclusive cosmetic and body sculpting treatments, including CoolSculpting, Cellfina, and Kybella from industry experts; and the CDG Spa, where our certified aesthetician can help you achieve your best skin ever through individualized facials and peels.

Keith J. Attkiss, MD 2 1/2 Dearfield Drive Greenwich, CT 203.862.2700 | attkiss.com

Stamford Health Medical Group 5 High Ridge Park, Suite 203, Stamford, CT 203.276.4644 | stamfordhealthmedicalgroup.org STAMFORD HEALTH MEDICAL Group Personal Medicine is a concierge primary care practice conveniently located just off the Merritt Parkway (Exit 35) in Stamford. We provide medical care to our patients in the office, serve as their Attending Physician at the new Stamford Hospital, and also visit many residential communities and nursing

facilities in the Stamford area. Our patients have the confidence of knowing they have access to their doctor by email and cell phone. Other benefits of the practice include extended office visits, phone consultations and home visits. Drs. Herbert, Olin, and Rosenberg have consistently been named as “Top Docs” by Connecticut Magazine.

DR. KEITH ATTKISS specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast and body. He believes that the key to success is matching the desired goals to what can be achieved surgically, and then planning and performing the procedure with precision and expertise. He has a special interest in repairing damage after pregnancy, since diet and exercise are often frustratingly ineffective. He is an expert

in implant-based breast reconstruction, and strives to restore proportion and a sense of wholeness following mastectomy. Dr. Attkiss trained at Harvard, Columbia and YaleNew Haven Hospital. He is board certified in plastic surgery and has been in private practice for over sixteen years. He performs all surgeries at Greenwich Hospital, where he is a member of the active staff. His peers have selected him as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the New York Metro area from 2007-2017.

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Erez Salik, MD and Laura Hodges, MD The Greenwich Vein Center 49 Lake Avenue, Suite LL2, Greenwich, CT | 203.869.6220 | greenvein.com THE GREENWICH VEIN CENTER continues to provide innovative, cutting-edge therapies for the treatment of varicose and spider veins. As the first vein center in Greenwich to offer endovenous laser ablation, Greenwich Vein Center remains at

the forefront. You shouldn’t have to live with unsightly varicose veins—and you shouldn’t have to disrupt your life to treat them. The comprehensive, minimally invasive therapies at the Greenwich Vein Center are tailored

Fairfield County Bariatrics & Surgical Specialists, PC 148 East Avenue, Suite 3A, Norwalk, CT 203.899.0744 | endtheweight.com FAIRFIELD COUNTY BARIATRICS is one of the most prominent weight loss practices in Connecticut and the United States. Our surgeons have performed over 5,000 bariatric procedures since 2002. All of our compassionate surgeons are Directors of MBSAQIP Accredited Comprehensive Centers; Neil Floch MD FACS at Norwalk Hospital, Craig Floch MD FACS at St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Abe Fridman DO FACS

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FASMBS at Griffin Hospital. Along with Peter Ingraldi MD FACS, we provide a comprehensive program designed for each patient’s needs so that they can regain their health and recapture their lives. We perform laparoscopic procedures including gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, lap-band®, gastric balloon and revisional bariatric surgery. Our offices are located in Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, and North Haven.

for today’s busy lifestyle, allowing you to return to normal activities the next day—all from the convenience of their Greenwich office. The vein center offers free consultations with vascular specialists and “Top Doctors” Laura Hodges, MD, and Erez Salik, MD. Dr. Hodges graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and after a radiology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, completed a fellowship at Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering, specializing in vascular and interventional radiology. Dr. Salik received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and after a radiology residency at NYU Medical Center, completed a fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital, specializing in vascular and interventional radiology. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call the office at 203.869.6220.

Dr. Joseph Sproviero, Dr. Agnes Matczuk, Dr. Mitchell Lester and Dr. Mark Litchman; not pictured: Dr. Aymeric Louit

Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates 148 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT, 203.838.4034 30 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, CT , 203.838.4034 | fcaaia.com

THE DOCTORS of Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Associates are certified by the American Board of Allergy/Immunology and have combined experience of more than eighty years in practice. All are repeat “Top Doctors” winners. Drs. Sproviero, Matczuk and Litchman completed their A/I fellowships at Yale and Dr. Lester completed his at National Jewish Health in Denver. Our full-service, state-of-

the-art asthma and allergy practice is fully electronic. Our experienced and compassionate staff works closely with the physicians to give you the best and most efficient care possible. Every patient deserves safe and effective treatment, and because we believe educated patients are more in control of their asthma and allergies, we encourage you to participate in your own health care planning.


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James A. Slater, MD New Canaan Medical Group 173 East Avenue New Canaan, CT 203.972.4215 newcanaanmedical.com DR. JAMES SLATER has always put his patients first. After Tufts, he graduated from New York Medical College, receiving the

coveted school award for his accomplishments in community and preventative medicine. His postdoctoral training included an internship at New York Medical College/Flower Fifth Avenue hospital and a residency at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. He was among the first in the state to recognize that health insurance was depriving patients of sorely needed services and time. Thus, in 2005 his innovative concierge medical practice emerged, combining accessibility and patient advocacy with premier quality medicine. “Giving patients the luxury of time to share their medical issues and concerns is a great privilege.”

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Dr. Julia Voytovich New Canaan Internal Medicine 173 East Avenue New Canaan, CT 203.972.4204 newcanaanmedical.com DR. JULIA VOYTOVICH graduated from the Moscow Medical Institute. She completed her residency at Norwalk Hospital, an affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, in 1996. She has been practicing internal medicine in New Canaan since the completion of her residency program. Dr. Voytovich has been a certified member of the

Shiela Subramanian, MD, MPH Internal Medicine of New Canaan, PC 173 East Avenue New Canaan, CT 203.972.4205

SHIELA SUBRAMANIAN, MD, MPH, is a board certified internist and has been practicing primary care internal medicine in New Canaan since 2004. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and New York Medical College. She completed her internship, residency and chief residency at the Yale University School

of Medicine. She manages a broad spectrum of medical issues, including heart disease evaluation, comprehensive women’s health issues, gerontology and cancer screening. “Practicing good medicine requires more time listening to what your patient has to say.” Her philosophy has allowed her to spend time and provide quality care without compromise.

Peter Hasapis, MD New Canaan Medical Practice 173 East Avenue New Canaan, CT 203.972.4218 DR. PETER HASAPIS has never lived far from his Fairfield County roots. After attending Columbia University and Cornell University Medical College, he completed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He’s been

American Board of Internal Medicine since 1996. She is also a member of the Fairfield County Medical Society and the Connecticut State Medical Society. “The concierge medicine model gives me time to deliver personalized and comprehensive care to my patients and be always available to their needs; it requires around the clock dedication and the great passion for medicine.”

practicing in New Canaan ever since. “I was fortunate enough to return to the community that I was raised in,” says Dr. Hasapis. In 2010 Dr. Hasapis opted for a new practice model referred to as private-pay or concierge medicine. “I felt that I was being pushed by third-party payers to see more patients and spend less time with each one; it was impossible for people to see me when they needed to.” The smaller practice size enables him to spend more time with each patient. “My patients have my cell number and email, and I encourage them to use them. It makes for a much different experience; I love it, and so do my patients.”

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PROFILES Shaun Williams, MD Mark P. Leondires, MD Cynthia Murdock, MD Spencer Richlin, MD Joshua Hurwitz, MD Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut

Danbury, Norwalk, Stamford and Trumbull, CT | 1.800.865.5431 rmact.com | gayparentstobe.com singlemomstobe.com pathtofertility.com SUCCESS MATTERS. FOR EVERYONE. At Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT), patient care begins with a partnership between patients and a reproductive endocrinologist. All five physicians on the RMACT team are board certified and are Castle Connolly “Top Doctors” of Fairfield County.

Infertility affects 6.7 million women in the U.S., which is about 11 percent of the reproductive-age population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. RMACT offers a full range of assisted reproductive technology and other procedures ranging from the least invasive to the most medically advanced.

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These include in vitro fertilization (IVF), intrauterine insemination (IUI), elective single embryo transfer, and donor egg or sperm. Treatment plans also frequently include services from our Integrated Fertility & Wellness Program, such as nutrition counseling and stress management through counseling, acupuncture or yoga.

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