For Immediate Release November 01, 2022

BALTIMORE, MD  - Fifteen doctors who are affiliated with Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) are being recognized as "Top Doctors" in the November 2022 issue of Baltimore magazine.

These doctors include:

Dr. Ajoke Ajayi-Akintade, Pediatric Behavior & Development;
Dr. Gregory Bergey, Neurology-Epilepsy;
Dr. Samra Blanchard, Pediatric Gastroenterology;
Dr. Alicia Chaves, Pediatric Cardiology;
Dr. Michelle Chudow, Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine;
Dr. Dean Fiergang, Pediatric Ophthalmology;
Dr. Teri Kahn, Pediatric Dermatology;
Dr. Richard Katz, Pediatric Gastroenterology;
Dr. Moran Levin, Pediatric Ophthalmology;
Dr. Maria Eleni Nikita, Pediatric Endocrinology;
Dr. Julia Rosenstock, Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine;
Dr. Geoffrey Rosenthal, Pediatric Cardiology;
Dr. Paul Sponseller, Pediatric Orthopedics;
Dr. Eric Strauch, General Pediatric Surgery;
Dr. Risa Wolf, Pediatric Endocrinology

The results are based on a Baltimore magazine survey of thousands of physicians in the region, asking which doctors are the “best of the best” in more than 100 specialties. MWPH is proud to have such a large group of clinical partners recognized as top doctors.

"As Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital celebrates 100 years of serving our community, we are honored to have so many clinicians recognized as ‘Top Doctors’,” said Sheldon Stein, president and CEO, MWPH. “Their expertise, collaborative approach and commitment to our patients and their families is inspiring and we are very fortunate to have them represent Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.” 

Get to know the "top doctors" at MWPH. Call 410-367-2222 to make an appointment with some of these doctors at one of our pediatric clinics.


About Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital: Celebrating 100 Years 

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital celebrates 100 years of providing family-focused, coordinated care to all children, including those with serious, chronic, or complex medical needs. MWPH was founded in 1922 by Hortense Kahn Eliasberg, who sought to open a home where children could safely recover from illness and surgery. Today, 100 years stronger, the hospital treats more than 8,500 patients each year, helping them to heal, grow, and learn the skills that lead to happier, more independent lives. The 102-bed hospital is a jointly owned affiliate of the University of Maryland Medical System and Johns Hopkins Medicine with locations in the Mt. Washington section of Baltimore City, Prince George’s County, Harford County, via telehealth, and in the community. For more information, please visit