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Congratulations to 21 of Prime Healthcare Pennsylvania Region Physicians Named Suburban Life Magazine Top Physicians of 2022


Suburbanlife and Philadelphialife unveiled its annual award winners of top physicians around Philadelphia and its suburbs. The medical staff at Prime Healthcare Pennsylvania Region was honored to have 21 doctors on Suburbanlife’s and Philadelphialife’sTop Physician 2022 list. Del Val Media, who owns both publications, compiles its Top Physicians list from an online reader survey. This collection of top physicians is assembled based on the following criteria:

  • Are they licensed and insured in their field?
  • Do they have advanced training in specific specialty areas and/or board certifications?
  • Are they affiliated with notable professional organizations to help them stay abreast of changes in technology and techniques that may improve patient outcomes?
  • Do they commit to continuing education?
  • Are they strengthening their communities through philanthropic commitments or otherwise helping those most in need?

The Top Physician awards are bestowed for each specialty in multiple categories such as Cardiology, Surgery, Family Medicine, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, and Critical Care. Top Physicians of 2022 represent the leaders in the expanding world of health care, which continues to grow yearly.

Top Physician Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence, while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Congratulations to Prime Healthcare Pennsylvania Region Top Physicians of 2022!!


Lower Bucks Hospital

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Menachem M. Meller


Dr. Shahzad Ahmed

General Surgery

Dr. Garvey Choi

Dr. Troy Kerner

Family Medicine

Dr. Angelo J. Ratini

Dr. Melinda Ratini

Dr. Andre B. Posner

Dr. Jayantilal R. Patel

Suburban Community Hospital

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Richard M. Lucas

Dr. James McHugh

Dr. Stephen A. Pulley

Dr. Hisham A. Khadr

Dr. Jonathan So

Dr. Lawton Delisser

Family Medicine

Dr. Brett A. Hartmann

Dr. Mary Ann Leary

Dr. Jessica R. Mayer

Dr. Elaine G. Pendrak

Dr. Mary E. Vitucci

Dr. Diana B. Kudes

General Surgery

Dr. Alexander Knijnikov

The complete list of Suburbanlife physicians who made the latest listing of “Top Physicians” can be viewed on the Suburbanlife website at

About SuburbanlifeSuburbanlife is a series of monthly magazines in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties. The publication takes pride in attracting an upscale readership through its local editorial focus, with important features such as Best Doctors, Top Towns, Golden Fork Awards, Awesome Attorneys, Official Home Show Guide, and more. Other editorial topics include fine dining, home & garden, sports, entertainment, health & beauty, fashion, arts & culture, and local events. The magazine has over 1.2 million user sessions per month in web traffic and a total distribution of over 50,000 homes monthly.

Philadelphialife is a monthly magazine with targeted distribution throughout Center City. A partnership with CCN, an elite controlled and audited distribution company, ensures the strategic placement of magazines to luxury condominiums/residences, high-end retailers/boutiques, arts and cultural venues, fitness clubs/salons and spas, hospitals and doctors’ offices, and other premier Center City destinations. This targeted approach guarantees that the magazines will be seen by affluent decision makers who have an average net worth of more than $1 million. A family of lifestyle publications featuring localized editorial about topics such as fine dining, arts and culture, fashion, wine and spirits, celebrities, investigative issues and much more. Distributed monthly to more than 600,000 of the most affluent readers in the Delaware Valley, via paid subscription, newsstand sales, targeted drops and controlled mailing lists. More than 1 million user sessions per month in web traffic.

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