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Updated on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.
Doctors across eight specialties within Mon Health System were named Top Doctors by Castle Connolly and published in Pittsburgh Magazine and West Virginia Living.
Castle Connolly Top Doctors are a part of a peer-nominated network, with each selection vetted and chosen by their expert team of researchers.
Doctors recognized by West Virginia Living included Dr. John Battin, Urologist; Dr. Matthew Darmelio, Orthopedic Surgeon; Dr. Wissam Gharib, Cardiologist; Dr. Anthony Marcucci, Primary Care Physician; Dr. William McBee, Gynecologic Oncologist; Dr. Tom McClellan, Plastic Surgeon; and Dr. Jennifer Sivak-Callcott, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstrutive Surgeon.
Dr. John Sunyecz, Gynecologist at Mon Health OBGYN in Hopwood, Pennsylvania, was recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine.
David Goldberg is the president and CEO of Mon Health System and executive vice president of Vandalia Health.
“Our physicians being recognized as Top Doctors is a testament to their unwavering commitment to providing exceptional care to our patients, and to their tireless efforts to stay at the forefront of medical innovation and expertise,” said Goldberg. “We congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition and thank them for their dedication to enhancing the health of the communities we serve, one person at a time.”
Karen Friggens serves as the vice president of Mon Health Systems and said this honor shows the dedication of the system’s doctors.
“They are some of the best in the area,” Friggens said. “Their skill, their excellence, and their patient-centered care is really what makes us different at Mon. When we say, feel the difference, it’s these types of providers in our organization.”
Castle Connolly evaluates physicians’ professional qualifications, education, hospital and faculty appointments, research leadership, professional reputation and disciplinary history.
The organization has named nearly 200 West Virginia physicians as Top Doctors in their fields. There are 91 Top Doctors located in Morgantown, 43 near Huntington and 42 near Charleston.
***Editor’s Note: This story was updated to include other West Virginia doctors named Castle Connolly Top Doctors.