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Texas Monthly ‘Super Doctors’ list Features Texas Institute for Surgery Physicians

December 29, 2014

DALLAS, Nov. 21, 2014 -PRNewswire

Texas Monthly has published its 2014 edition of Super Doctors. Nearly 30 doctors credentialed to practice at the Texas Institute for Surgery are recognized.

Annually, Texas Monthly publishers work with Key Professional Media, Inc. to survey more than 38,000 Texas medical professionals. The poll asked, “If you needed medical care, which doctor would you choose?”

“Each day TIS surgeons and our staff are engaged in performing advanced surgical procedures in our facility,” says David Helfer, FACHE, president, Texas Institute for Surgery. “These physicians embody the wealth of expertise, dedication and skill which are hallmarks of the Texas Institute for Surgery.

Texas Monthly’s Super Doctors” recognized surgeons in the following areas at TIS – Anesthesiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Plastic Surgery and Urological Surgical Care.

Doctors included in the 2014 list by specialty are:

Thomas Kemp Russell, M.D.

Richard H. Jackson, M.D.
N. Bruce Jenevein, M.D.
Richard L. Weiner, M.D.

James Merritt, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery
Michael J. Champine, M.D.
John S. Early, M.D. 
John T. Gill, M.D.
James Montgomery, M.D.
Scott O. Paschal, M.D.
Robert R. Scheinberg, M.D.
Charles E. Cook, M.D.

C. Spencer Cochran, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
James C. Sterling, M.D.

Plastic Surgery
Gregg Anigian, M.D.
Ramsey J. Choucair, M.D.
Hamlet T. Newsom, M.D.
Patrick H. Pownell, M.D.
Bryan H. Pruitt, M.D. 
Ben Tittle, M.D.

Urological Surgery
David H. Ewalt, M.D.
Joshua K. Fine, M.D.
Pat F. Fulgham, M.D.
Keith T. Kadesky, M.D.
Matthew L. Wilner, M.D.
Elie Benaim, M.D.

About Texas Institute for Surgery
Founded in 2004, the Texas Institute for Surgery at Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas, is one of the premier specialty surgical hospitals in the country. Surgeons operating at the Texas Institute for Surgery in North Dallas specialize in orthopedic surgery, back and spinal surgery, ENT procedures, sports medicine, plastic surgery, foot and ankle surgery, urological surgical care, sports medicine. For more information please visit

Source: – 11/21/2014