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Four at GHSU named America's top cancer doctors

Augusta, GA

Four Georgia Health Sciences University and Health System physicians have been named again to the prestigious list of “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer," a national patient reference guide published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The book, now in its seventh edition, identifies the top 1 percent of oncologists in the nation, helping patients find recognized specialists for cancer care.

The following GHSU physicians are the only physicians in the Augusta-Aiken area to make the list for 2012:
Dr. Sharad A. Ghamande, Gynecology/Oncology: Ghamande is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of the Section of Gynecologic Oncology. His clinical and research interests include robotic surgery for gynecologic cancers, the role of folate receptors in ovarian cancer treatment, and chemotherapy trials, including Phase I trials. Ghamande is also principal investigator for the Georgia Gynecologic Oncology Group, funded by the National Cancer Institute to study innovative approaches to prevent and treat pelvic malignancies including those of the ovaries, cervix, vagina, uterus and vulva. Ghamande has been on the list since 2009.

Dr. Anand P. Jillella, Hematology/Oncology: Jillella is Acting Associate Director for Clinical Affairs at the GHSU Cancer Center and Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation in the Department of Medicine. He performs bone marrow transplants and treats leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and blood-related cancers. Jillella has been on the list since 2007.

Dr. David J. Terris, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery:  Terris is Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology, holding the Porubsky Distinguished Chair in Otolaryngology. He performs robotic, scarless and minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He researches innovative surgical techniques for thyroid and parathyroid tumors. Terris has been on the list since 2007.

Dr. Martha K. Terris, Urology:  Terris is Professor and Chief of the Section of Urology, holding the Witherington Distinguished Chair in Urology. She also serves on the urology faculty at the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She performs open, laparoscopic and robotic surgery to treat kidney, bladder and prostate cancer. She also performs nerve-sparing prostatectomy and radical cystectomy with neobladder (creating a new bladder out of intestine). Terris has been on the list since 2007. 

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