Norris Cotton Cancer Center Physicians Cited As Top Doctors in New Hampshire

April 2, 2008

Fourteen physicians with Norris Cotton Cancer Center ties were recently named to New Hampshire Magazine's list of the leading physicians in New Hampshire, in the magazine's April edition, on newsstands now.

In January 2008, New Hampshire Magazine distributed over 3,800 surveys to every physician in New Hampshire, asking them to nominate specialists in 42 different categories that they would recommend to friends and family for treatment. The surveys were then compiled and the top vote getters named as the top doctors and leading physicians in their respective specialties.

The Cancer Center doctors named as NH Top Doctors in 2008 are:

Richard J. Barth, MD

Ira R. Byock, MD
Palliative Care

Leslie R. DeMars, MD
Gynecology, Gynecological Oncology, Gynecological Surgery

Benoit J. Gosselin, MD

David W. Johnstone, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery

Carolyn L. Kerrigan, MD, MSC
Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery

Joseph A. Paydarfar, MD
Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery

Gautami S. Rao, MD

David W. Roberts, MD

Kari M. Rosenkranz, MD

John D. Seigne, MB
Urological Surgery

Alan R. Schned, MD

John E. Sutton, Jr., MD
Colon/Rectal Surgery

John H. Turco, MD

A complete listing of New Hampshire's Top Doctors and excerpts from the articles can be found online at

For more information, contact Jason Aldous at (603) 653-1913.