Six physicians on Alvarado Hospital’s medical staff were identified byU.S. News & World Report as "Top Doctors” in the nation. These physicians are
Dr. Gonzalo Ballon-Landa, infectious disease specialist;
Dr. Irwin Goldstein, urology (he is the medical director of the Sexual Medicine Program at Alvarado Hospital);
Dr. Alborz Hassankhani, cardiac electrophysiologist;
Dr. Frederick Howden, thoracic surgeon;
Dr. Choll Kim, orthopedic surgeon (specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery at Alvarado Hospital); andDr. Nasrin Mani, ophthalmologist.
The magazine identified Drs. Ballon-Landa and Goldstein as being in the top 1% in the nation in their respective specialties.
"We congratulate these physicians for being recognized by U.S. News & World Report and for the extraordinary care they provide to our neighboring community,” said Peter Adamo, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center administrator.
Alvarado Hospital has more than 400 physicians on its medical staff representing a variety of specialties. To find a physician, click here or call 1-800-258-2723. To see the complete list of San Diego County physicians recognized,