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Weiss Physicians Named Among Chicago Top Docs for 2010

Dec 23, 2009

Contact: Catherine Gianaro
(773) 564-7285

Three physicians at Weiss Memorial Hospital made the “Top Doctors” list in Chicago magazine’s January 2010 issue: orthopedic surgeon Henry Finn, M.D.; obstetrician and gynecologist Elliot Levine, M.D.; and plastic surgeon Lawrence Zachary, M.D.

The list, according to the magazine, includes “physicians most highly regarded by their peers.” It was prepared by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., based on mail and telephone surveys, as well as electronic ballots, sent to physician and medical leadership of “leading local hospitals to identify highly skilled exceptional doctors.”

Henry Finn, MD, FACS
Dr. Henry Finn is the Medical Director of the University of Chicago Bone & Joint Replacement Center, and Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Chairman of the Division of Surgery at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He also serves as Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Finn is board certified in orthopedic surgery and specializes in joint replacement and revisions, trauma and infections, metastatic bone cancer, arthritis, deformities, prosthetic design for hip and knee replacement, and limb salvage for cancer and limb-threatening non-oncologic problems.

Dr. Finn places emphasis on clinical excellence. In addition to performing hundreds of joint replacements each year, he has combined his knowledge of surgical oncology and joint replacement surgery, prosthetic design, allograft transplantation and soft-tissue reconstruction to address the most difficult limb salvage and adult orthopedic reconstructive problems affecting the hip and knee.

For an appointment, call (773) 564-5881.

Elliot Levine, MD
Dr. Elliot Levine is an obstetrics/gynecology physician with Lakefront Medical Associates at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and specializes in obstetric/gynecologic infectious disease, vulval problems and sexual dysfunction.

Dr. Levine takes a personal interest in each and every patient, striving to develop an effective patient-doctor relationship. He uses a minimally interventionist philosophy to provide safe and effective patient care, using the most currently available medical knowledge.

For an appointment, call (773) 564-6025.

Lawrence Zachary, MD
Dr. Lawrence Zachary is the Medical Director of the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Program at Weiss Memorial Hospital. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Zachary is board certified in plastic surgery, hand surgery and general surgery. He specializes in body contouring for massive weight loss patients, breast reconstruction/reduction/augmentation, breast lift, mastopexy, hand surgery (digital sympathectomy for Reynaud’s) and liposuction.

Dr. Zachary employs new and innovative techniques in reconstructive surgery for breast cancer survivors and body contouring for post gastric bypass patients after massive weight loss. He is a pioneer in the surgical treatment of scleroderma patients.

For an appointment, call (773) 564-6120.