AZ Top Docs Proudly Presents Otolaryngologist Douglas L. Smith, MD Douglas L. Smith, M.D. has been reviewed and approved by AZ Top Docs for 2021. Dr. Smith is a board certified otolaryngologist with over fourteen years of experience. He is currently practicing with Maricopa Ear, Nose & Throat, PC in Tempe, Arizona.  Dr. Smith attended Medical School at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine. This is where he also completed his General Surgery Internship and Otolaryngology Residency. Dr. Smith is currently affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center and Chandler Regional Medical Center. In addition, Dr. Smith is currently a proud member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Arizona Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and the Maricopa County Medical Society. To learn more about Dr. Douglas L. Smith, please click here.    About Us AZ Top Docs Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for April 2021. AZ Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Seyed M Sharifi-Takieh – Mesa Family Medicine Dr. Giao Quach – Mesa Dr. Jose Ivan Rago – Glendale Dr. Maria T Reyes – Mesa Dr. Ritu Sadhu – Glendale Dr. Laura M Skrocki – Mesa Dr. Gary A Smith – Gilbert Gastroenterology Dr. Sukhdeep S Padda – Glendale Geriatric Medicine Dr. Rex H Ragsdale – Phoenix Hand Surgery Dr. Steven H Miller – Phoenix Infectious Disease Dr. Larry Wayne Rumans – Tucson Internal Medicine Dr. Linda R Makdesi – Phoenix Dr. Fred Smith Markham – Prescott Dr. Timothy K McNichols – Tucson Dr. David E Nagata – Sun City Dr. Chikwendu C Nwosu – Mesa Dr. Martin H Rubin – Cave Creek Nephrology Dr. Fredrick V Osorio – Mesa Dr. Karen E Papez Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for March 2021. AZ Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Bashar J Markabawi – Gilbert Dr. Gundeep Singh – Tucson Colon & Rectal Surgery Dr. Aalok K Sahai – Chandler Dr. Rohit Sahai – Chandler Dermatology Dr. Ronald M Mann – Tucson ENT (Otolaryngology) Dr. Jeffrey A McKenna – Chandler Family Medicine Dr. John F Madden – Glendale Dr. Arvind Mahadevan – Peoria Dr. Lorretta K McCarthy – Chandler Dr. Barbara Polstein – Flagstaff Dr. Pradnya B Raje – Chandler Dr. Megan M Rayman – Flagstaff Dr. Sadaf A Saleem – Tucson Dr. Rajesh N Soni – Fountain Hills Gastroenterology Dr. Nayan Patel – Scottsdale Dr. Anil Seetharam – Scottsdale Hematology / Oncology Dr. Govardhanan Nagaiah – Goodyear Dr. Seema Narayan – Sun City Dr. Clayton R Polowy – Mesa Infectious Diseases Dr. Read the full article →

Why Reputation Management Is Vital To Your Healthcare Practice’s Success Can you believe that 40% of potential new patients  will only take into account online reviews that were written within the past 2 weeks! Timeliness and relevance are very important to your prospective patients.  Are you helping to fulfill your prospective patients’ needs?  Start encouraging your current patients to leave honest online reviews after each visit. Then once you start receiving online reviews, be sure to respond to each review as 89% of consumers read businesses’ responses to reviews too.  Your prospective patients want to see that you care about your current patients’ experiences. 91% of individuals 18 to 34 years of age trust online reviews as much as they trust personal recommendations.  That’s a big chunk of your client pool!  Plus with 50% of potential new patients  visiting practices websites after reading positive reviews, it’s highly beneficial to your Read the full article →

Marketing yourself as the go-to physician or top healthcare professional in your area is much more complex than simply stating your credentials and awards.  While you always want to highlight your unique accomplishments, qualifications, and services, it’s important to know where and when to do so. As a healthcare provider, the goal of your marketing efforts should be to build trustworthy relationships with patients inside and outside of the office. Marketing with relationship building in mind is essential to not only gaining new patients, but also maintaining the relationships you have with your existing patients.  There are a multitude of digital strategies you can implement in order to reach these desired goals. For example, your marketing plan as a healthcare professional should include social media marketing, reputation management, and search engine optimization.   All three of these marketing assets play a vital role in your online success, but if we had Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for February 2021. AZ Top Docs Include: Family Medicine Dr. Hadi Safavi Dr. Nevedita S. Saraswat Hematology / Oncology Dr. Seema R. Narayan Internal Medicine Dr. Manoj Makhija Dr. Dipti J. Patel Dr. Manish Sahni Nephrology Dr. Sandip G. Patel Dr. Anup Rai Neurology Dr. Ahmad Nizam Ophthalmology Dr. Stanley R. Shorb Pediatrics Dr. Rudy Serino, Jr. Pulmonology / Critical Care Dr. Raj K. Mulpuri Radiation Oncology Dr. Jeffrey G. Richmond Urology Dr. Peter Niemczyk Dr. Sheldon D. Roberts

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for January 2021. AZ Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Robert L. Scott Family Medicine Dr. Andrea W. Patton Dr. Kenneth Pettit Dr. Jose Ivan Rago Dr. Peter J. Reed Dr. Heidi U. Rula Dr. Kody J. Smith General Surgery Dr. Eric R. Nelson Dr. Kevin W. Potter Dr. Venkatesh G. Ramaiah Internal Medicine Dr. Denise M. Millstine Dr. Allison C. Perrin Dr. Paul W. Soiya Neurology Dr. Luay Shayya OB/GYN Dr. Afshin Malaki Dr. Celeste E. Pottoroff Dr. Kathleen A. Schwartz Ophthalmology Dr. Ramin Schadlu Dr. Shabari S. Seetharam Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Jason Scalise Pediatrics Dr. Lisa M. Pepka Physical Medicine / Rehabilitation Dr. Jason R. Sherman Plastic Surgery Dr. Ramon A. Robles Dr. Vasif Sabeeh Radiation Oncology Dr. Anushka H. Patel

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for November 2020. AZ Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Sina Nafisi ENT (Otolaryngology) Dr. Nathan C. Page Family Medicine Dr. Karam S. Makhni Dr. Giovani I. Michieli Dr. Sultan Mohammad Dr. Christopher S. Murphy Dr. Heather K. O’Toole Dr. Rutvik Patel Gastroenterology Dr. Anupama K. Mathew Internal Medicine Dr. Allan L. Markus OB/GYN Dr. Staci A. Mayer Dr. Erica Kay McLaughlin Dr. Erica Montes Ophthalmology Dr. Robert McCulloch Orthopedic Surgery Dr. Tony K. Nguyen

Dr. Sudha Chandrasekhar Now A Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine AZ Top Doc, Dr. Sudha Chandrasekhar has recently been awarded the designation of Fellow of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine. This designation represents Dr. Chandrasekhar’s skills, knowledge, and passion for the field of breastfeeding medicine.  She is one of only six new international fellows this year. Fellowship of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (FABM) is given in recognition of the years of service supporting breastfeeding mothers and babies. The FABM designation is based on criteria that include outpatient and hospital based lactation support, research, education and attendance of annual ABM academy meetings. Dr. Chandrasekhar pioneered the concept of in-house lactation consulting in her practice Gateway Pediatrics (2004-2017) with her mentor.  Dr. Chandrasekhar then became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant IBCLC in 2007 and shortly thereafter a lifetime member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.  She has served Read the full article →

AZ Top Docs and AZ Top Dentists are proud to present the following recently reviewed and approved providers for October 2020. AZ Top Docs Include: Cardiology Dr. Daniel F. Klee Dermatology Dr. Chao Li Family Medicine Dr. Michael Lokale Dr. Alejandro E. Lopez General Surgery Dr. Raul Lopez Gonzalez Hematology / Oncology Dr. Vivek Khemka Dr. Madappa N. Kundranda Internal Medicine Dr. Debra A. Kroack Dr. Philip L. Ku Dr. Frederic F. Luo Nephrology Dr. Jin K. Kim Dr. Rajesh M.S. Kumar Dr. Zhao Liu OB/GYN Dr. Frederick W. Larsen Ophthalmology Dr. Henry Mark Kwong Jr. Dr. Amy Aiello Leverant Pain Management Dr. Adam Kramer Pediatrics Dr. Brice David Kopas Dr. Carlos J. Lopez Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Dr. Tima T. Le Dr. Wendi J. Lundquist Pulmonology / Critical Care Dr. Da-Wei Liao Urology Dr. Philip T. Koi