Pediatric Health Care Alliance is proud to recognize our pediatricians named on the 2019-2020 "Best Doctors in America®" list. The list is published locally by Tampa Bay Metro magazine.
PHCA is pleased to note multiple years of recognition for our pediatricians, as listed next to their name below. Our doctors comprise nearly 50% of the current list for primary care pediatricians in Tampa Bay.
The Best Doctors in America® are chosen through an exhaustive peer-review survey that asks: "If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?" Only physicians who earned the consensus support of their peers were included, about 5% of doctors in America. The List is considered a leading resource for linking members with expert medical care, and has been recognized by top news sources including CNN, USA Today, and Woman's Day.
Melody Baade, MD (1996-2020)
Lori Bowers, MD (2007-2020)
Robert Buzzeo, MD (1996-2004, 2007-2020)
Gerard Hough, MD (1996-2020)
Karalee Kulek-Luzey, MD (2001-2020)
Tanya Liberato, MD (2012-2020)
Fred Lipschutz, MD (1996-2020)
Roopal Patel, MD (2009-2014, 2017-2020)
Emily Perkins, MD (1996-2020)
Christopher Reiner, MD (1996-2020)
Ignatius Tan, MD (2011-2020)
Christopher Tappan, MD (2001-2020)
Margarita Torres, MD (2007-2020)
Cynthia Wood White, MD (2009-2020)
updated September 2019