Top Doctors by Las Vegas Magazine
in 2004, Dr. Ravitch had a 39-year
career as an orthopedic surgeon and
served as chief-of-staff twice at St.
Rose Dominican Hospital and also at
Boulder City Hospital.
’72 Barry Friedman, MD, 69, died
June 4, 2016. Barry received his
medical degree from Ohio State
College of Medicine, with the Phi Delta
Epsilon Award. After his residency
at Ohio State, he joined the OSU
Division of General Internal Medicine
faculty, where he worked for 33 years.
Barry was honored with the Earl Metz
Distinguished Physician Award, the
Woody Hayes Award and the Medical
Alumni Society Faculty Award.
’79 Nabil El
died Jan. 23,
2016. Dr. El Sanadi
and a one-year
research fellowship at the Cleveland
Clinic Foundation. He held faculty
appointments at Florida International
University, Nova Southeastern
University and the University of
Miami. Prior to his appointment as
president/CEO, Dr. El Sanadi was chief
of Emergency Medicine for Broward
Health. In January 2014, he was elected
chairman of the Florida Board of
’80 Kenny Eugene
Stall, MD, 62,
died Aug. 15, 2015,
a year of Internal
at Ohio State,
he completed a
residency program in Obstetrics and
Gynecology at Indiana University Medical
Center. In 1988, he established South
Central Ob/Gyn in central Indiana. He
dedicated his time internationally,
gathering supplies and making mission
trips to Honduras and Nicaragua.
’84 Carol Joanne Braun, MD, 59,
died April 22, 2016. Carol completed
her residency in Internal Medicine
at Ohio State, after which she
worked for the FDA as one of the
first medical officers approving new
drugs for HIV/AIDS. While there, Carol
completed fellowship training in Clinical
Pharmacology at Georgetown University.
After 11 years at the FDA, Dr. Braun
worked for AkaRx, Inc., and GloboMax
LLC and co-founded a pharmaceutical
’85 Kathryn Jean
Bolton, MD, died
Dec. 27, 2015,
Cincinnati. Commissioned as a medical
missionary by the Roman Catholic
archdiocese of Los Angeles, Kate
worked for more than two years in
Papua, New Guinea, as one of four
physicians at a rural hospital serving
thousands of underprivileged patients.
When she returned to the U.S., she
began a 20-year career with Valley
Oak Pediatric Associates.
’91 Martha Ellen Geib, MD, 49, died
April 5, 2015, in London, Ohio. Martha
completed her residency in Pediatrics
at the New York Hospital/Cornell
Medical Center and a fellowship in
Ambulatory Pediatrics at Winthrop
University Hospital. Dr. Geib practiced
pediatrics at the Kitsap Children’s
Clinic while her husband was stationed
at the Naval Shipyard in Bremerton,
Washington. Dr. Geib returned to
London in 1999 to practice pediatrics.
Grogg, MD, 80,
died Oct. 14, 2015
school at Indiana
served a residency at Ohio State. Dr.
Grogg was a pathologist at Carle Clinic
in Urbana, Illinois, from 1967 to 1991.
He was a pioneer in the field of sports
medicine and served as president
of the Illinois State Medical Society’s
Committee on Sports Medicine.
MD, died March 8,
2016, in Oakland,
Ohio State and at
Loma Linda University Medical Center.
Lieutenant Commander Tom served
as a physician in the Construction
Battalion of the U.S. Navy in Thailand.
He founded the Shape Center, a
physical therapy practice in Oakland.
He served as team orthopedist for the
Golden State Warriors from 1977-1987.
Member - John
died Aug. 14,
2015. He served
on the faculty of
The Ohio State
of Medicine Department of Anatomy
for 40 years. He received more than
20 awards for outstanding teaching,
including recognition as Professor of
the Year in 1990, and retired in 2005
as Professor Emeritus.