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BIRMINGHAM (June 17, 2013) – Children’s of Alabama had 49 specialists recognized on this year’s list of Alabama’s Best Doctors that was published by The Birmingham Business Journal in partnership with Best Doctors, Inc.
Alabama’s Best Doctors 2013 features more than 700 Alabama physicians from varying specialties.

Best Doctors, Inc. maintains a database of more than 45,000 doctors worldwide with approximately five percent of practicing U.S. doctors included on its annual list. Physicians receive the honor exclusively through votes cast by doctors currently selected by Best Doctors, Inc.

Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 670,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children’s from every county in Alabama and from 41 other states and four foreign countries. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children’s hospital programs in the country for the past four years by U.S. News & World Report. More information is available at

Alabama’s Best Doctors 2013 featured the following Children’s physicians:

Orthopaedic Surgery
William P. Garth Jr.

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
T. Prescott Atkinson

Pediatric Anesthesiology
Jennifer R. Dollar
Juan F. Gutierrez

Pediatric Critical Care
Jeffrey Alten
Santiago Borasino
Mark Buckmaster
Priya Prabhakaran
Margaret K. Winkler

Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Problems
Myriam Peralta-Carcelen

Pediatric Endocrinology
Joycelyn A. Atchison
Michael Shane Stalvey

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Frederick D. Goldman
Lee Michelle Hilliard
Thomas H. Howard
Raymond G. Watts
Kimberly F. Whelan

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Suresh B. Boppana
William J. Britt
Kevin Cassady
Susan Cecelia Hutto
David Kimberlin
Masako Shimamura

Pediatric Nephrology
Daniel Feig

Pediatric Neurological Surgery
Jeffrey Blount
W. Jerry Oakes
Curtis J. Rozzelle

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
John Scott Doyle

Pediatric Pathology
David R. Kelly
Elizabeth C. Mroczek-Musulman

Pediatric Plastic Surgery
John H. Grant III

Pediatric Pulmonology
Hector H. Gutierrez
Wynton Hoover
David J. Lozano
Christopher M. Makris

Pediatric Radiology
Eric Howell
Stuart A. Royal
Yoginder Vaid
Daniel William Young

Pediatric Sleep Medicine
Christopher M. Makris

Pediatric Specialist/Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Carl H. Coghill

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, Epilepsy
Monisha Goyal

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, General
Leon Dure
Jan Eddy Mathisen
Alyssa Reddy

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, Movement Disorders
Leon Dure

Pediatric Specialist/Neurology, Neuro-Oncology
Alyssa Reddy

Pediatric Surgery
Elizabeth A. Beierle
Mike K. Chen

Pediatric Urology
David B. Joseph

Carolyn Seymore Ashworth
Terry C. Wall