Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine 2024

Castle Connolly announces the release of the 2024 Exceptional Women in Medicine. This list recognizes female Castle Connolly Top Doctors across the United States who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, expertise and dedication in their respective fields. There are over 8,400 doctors represented, across 77 specialties and all 50 states.

The Exceptional Women in Medicine list is compiled through a rigorous selection process that includes peer nominations, extensive research, and evaluation by the Castle Connolly research team. In addition to meeting the criteria to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor, these doctors also have additional qualifications, including contributions to healthcare through volunteer work, awards and honors, training at top institutions, contributions to research and academics, and innovations in their field of specialty.


Kathryn Kirchoff, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Mary Parras, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Frances Cuomo, MD


Ronda E. Alexander, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Daphne T. Hsu, MD
Nicole Sutton, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Jacqueline S. Weingarten-Arams, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Laurie E. Cohen, MD
Molly O. Regelmann, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Yolanda Rivas, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Deepa G. Manwani, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Betsy C. Herold, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

Marcela Del Rio, MD
Beatrice Goilav, MD
Kimberly J. Reidy, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Mindy B. Statter, MD


Diane E. Bloomfield, MD
Sylvia W. Lim, MD
Suzette Oyeku, MD
Miriam B. Schechter, MD
Christina K. Sullivan, MD
Allison Taylor, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Yuxi Chen, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Staci E. Pollack, MD


Shivani Purohit Mehta, MD


Sarah Bellemare, MD