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Elliot B. Lander, M.D. — Top Doctors 2016

Urology and Stem Cell Treatment, California Stem Cell Treatment Center

Lizbeth Scordo Top Doctors, Watch & Listen - Health & Wellness

It would still be business as usual for Elliot B. Lander and the successful Rancho Mirage urology practice he established in 1997 had it not been for one life-changing event in 2010. That’s when his colleague, cosmetic surgeon and fat transfer expert Mark Berman showed him a new stem cell technology he’d been introduced to in Korea. The technology enables

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Geoffrey D. Block, M.D. — Top Doctors 2016

Gastroenterology, Eisenhower Medical Center

Lizbeth Scordo Top Doctors, Watch & Listen - Health & Wellness

When Geoffrey D. Block was recruited by Eisenhower Medical Center to focus on interventional and surgical endoscopy, only part of his glee was about the work. He’d grown tired of the gray skies of Pittsburgh, where he’d spent more than 30 years as a physician, and his wife was excited about the prospect of living closer to family in Los

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Hetal R. Bhakta, M.D. — Top Doctors 2016

Cardiology, Desert Regional Medical Center

Lizbeth Scordo Top Doctors, Watch & Listen - Health & Wellness

Almost every cardiology practice has a significant impact on patients’ lives, but that wasn’t enough for Hetal R. Bhakta. He specializes in electrophysiology because it “allows us to do certain procedures that are definitive in their nature. You don’t get to do that very often in medicine,” he says. Bhakta also loved the idea that the field, which focuses on

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Harry L. Haroutunian, M.D. — Top Doctors 2016

Addiction Rehabilitation and Recovery, Betty Ford Center

Lizbeth Scordo Top Doctors, Watch & Listen - Health & Wellness

Known by patients and colleagues as “Dr. Harry,” Harry L. Haroutunian “was an old-fashioned country doctor,” says the Boston native of the years he spent in family practice in Vermont, often making house calls. He also ran an active sports medicine practice, but his focus changed when he visited Rancho Mirage’s Betty Ford Center as a patient: He was concerned