46 UNTHSC physicians named to Top Docs lists

By Jan Jarvis

Forty-six UNT Health Science Center physicians have been recognized as Top Doctors, as selected by their peers for listings in Texas Monthly, Fort Worth Magazine and 360 West.

Three UNTHSC physicians from Geriatrics have been recognized as Super Doctors by Texas Monthly. In addition, two physicians from Family Medicine were named Rising Stars by the magazine.

Those honored include Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, Professor of Geriatrics; Alvin Mathe, DO, Assistant Professor of Geriatrics and Sarah Ross, DO, Assistant Professor of Geriatrics. They were selected as top doctors by the magazine and the independent research of MSP Communications.

Selection is based on peer recognition, professional achievement and disciplinary history. Only 5 percent of Texas physicians are named Super Doctors.

The magazine also named Didi Ebert-Blackburn, DO, and Ryan Seals, DO, both from Family Medicine, as Rising Stars. Doctors named as Rising Stars are selected on the same criteria as Super Doctors but have been actively practicing for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of physicians in Texas are selected as Rising Stars.

Physicians named Top Doctor in Fort Worth Magazine and/or 360 West Magazine include:


  • Dr. Monte Troutman (Fort Worth Magazine)

General Surgery

  • Dr. Amelia Gunter (Fort Worth Magazine)


  • Dr. Lori Wasson


  • Dr. Himabindu Reddy

Surgical Oncology

  • Dr. Suhail Sharif


  • Dr. David Rittenhouse (Fort Worth Magazine)

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Dr. Kathleen Crowley, OB-GYN (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Jennifer Hinkle
  • Dr. Timothy Kremer (360 West)
  • Dr. Gennady Miroshnichenko

Hand Surgery

  • Dr. Timothy Niacaris (360 West)
  • Dr. Bobby Wroten (Fort Worth and 360 West)

Physical Medicine

  • Dr. Michael Wimmer


  • Dr. Allan Garrett (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Travis Motley (Fort Worth Magazine)

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Dr. Thad Dean (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Douglas Dickson (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Bryan Ming (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Arvind Nana (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. D Lin Parks (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Hugo Sanchez (Fort Worth and 360 West Magazines)
  • Dr. Russell Wagner (Fort Worth and 360 West Magazines)
  • Dr. Brian Webb (Fort Worth and 360 West Magazines)


  • Dr. Priya Bui (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. John Fling (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Toyya Goodrich (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Nusrath Habiba (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Rahella Hafeez (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Richard Magie (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Sarah Matches (Fort Worth magazine)


  • Dr. Darrin DeMoss (360 West)
  • Dr. Marija Djokovic (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Gary Etter (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Elma Granado (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Cheryl Hurd (Fort Worth and 360 west Magazines)
  • Dr. Jadwiga Klymiuk (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Prema Manjunath (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Carol Nati (Fort Worth and 360 West Magazines)
  • Dr. Jacob O’Meilia (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Alan Podawiltz (Fort Worth Magazine)
  • Dr. Scott A. Winter (Fort Worth Magazine)

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