America’s Leading Doctors

From treating heart disease to fighting cancer, these physicians are changing the world of medicine

Therapy Oncology Group studies at USC.

Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D.
Title: Jay Phillips Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School
Specialty: Surgical Oncology
Vickers is a nationally renowned surgeon and leader in pancreatic cancer research, including surgical treatments and gene therapy for treating pancreatobiliary tumors. Over the past four years he has been the co-principal investigator on a $4.5 million pancreatic cancer program funded by the National Cancer Institute.

Malvin Anders, M.D.
Title: Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Specialty: Ophthalmicology Surgery
In addition to operating his own private practice in the Los Angeles area, Anders trains resident physicians in surgical ophthalmology. He participates in educational and public awareness programs on glaucoma. Anders also directed the Glaucoma Service at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles.

Eve J.Higginbotham, M.D.
Title: Dean and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Morehouse School of Medicine
Higginbotham is a world-renowned expert in the treatment of glaucoma. Before her current position, she was the first African American woman to head a university-based ophthalmology department in the U.S. with her appointment at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Specialty: Ophthalmology

Mildred M.G. Olivier, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Title: President & CEO of the Midwest Glaucoma Center; Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Midwestern University Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center
Specialty: Ophthalmology, Glaucoma
Olivier has extensive specialized training in treating all forms of glaucoma and related eye diseases. She serves on the National Advisory Council at the National Eye Institute at the National Institutes of Health and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the world’s largest vision research organization.

Ansel T. Johnson, O.D.
Title: Owner and Clinical Director, Vision Salon Eye Care Associates
Specialty: Optometry
Based in the Chicago metropolitan area, Johnson is considered a leading clinician in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma. He has conducted studies for the Glaucoma Research Foundation and provides eye care for homebound disabled patients.

Erroll J. Bailey, M.D.
Title: President & CEO, Atlanta Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Institute
Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
Bailey is regarded as an expert in advanced wound healing products, diabetic wounds, and venous stasis ulcers. Bailey currently operates a private practice that specializes in the complete care of disorders related to the foot and ankle, including treatment for degenerative orthopaedic conditions, fracture care, and joint reconstruction.

Richard E. Grant, M.D.
Title: Professor of Orthopaedics and Edgar B. Jackson Jr., MD, Chair for Diversity,
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Specialty: Total Joint Arthroplasty, General Orthopaedics, and Sickle Cell Induced Osteonecrosis
Grant is former chairman of the department of surgery at Howard University College of Medicine. He is the first African American orthopaedic surgeon to become part of the full-time faculty at University Hospitals of Cleveland.

Specialty: Cosmetic Surgery
Anthony Griffin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Director, Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgery Institute
Griffin is known in hollywood circles for pioneering the Brazilian Butt Lift and signature procedures such as the Six Pack Tummy Tuck and the non-incision or No-Tell Nose Job. For the highly recognized doctor of television’s Extreme Makeover, the biggest challenge is that people don’t

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