Eighteen Mercy Physicians Named “Top Doctors” by 417 Magazine

July 6, 2022

Mercy Hospital Joplin

Mercy would like to thank the community for recognizing more than a dozen Mercy doctors in 417 Magazine’s “Top Doctors of Southwest Missouri” contest. The magazine puts it to a vote among community members for their favorite doctors in various specialties. We also congratulate these doctors and thank them for offering their patients excellent care. Mercy’s winners were:

  • Dr. Kalaichelvi Huff, anesthesiology
  • Dr. David Croy, breast cancer
  • Dr. Clinton Pace, burn treatment
  • Dr. Rafael Gaytan, cardiac electrophysiology
  • Dr. John Coleman, emergency medicine
  • Dr. Naser Gharaibeh, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism
  • Dr. Glen King, family medicine
  • Dr. Xujun Wu, gastroenterology
  • Dr. Heath Merkley, gynecologic oncology
  • Dr. Samir Dalia, hematology/oncology
  • Dr. Eden Esguerra, infectious disease
  • Dr. Deborah Pickens, neonatology
  • Drs. Elizabeth Barlet and Heath Merkley, obstetrics and gynecology
  • Dr. Jared Stanton, podiatry
  • Dr. James Orlando, behavioral health
  • Dr. Ricky Scacewater, pulmonary disease
  • Dr. Melinda Reed, rheumatology
  • Dr. Danny Liu, bariatric surgery
  • Dr. Charles Ro, general surgery
  • Dr. Clinton Pace, trauma surgery

To see the full list of winners and runners-up, click here.

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