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Pediatric Residency Faculty

Facade of Goryeb Children's Hospital

Representing every pediatric medical and surgical subspecialty, our nationally-known academic faculty of more than 100 physicians is involved in an abundance of ongoing clinical research and publications and is dedicated to the education of our residents.

Our pediatric hospitalist division is an integral component of the resident training program, providing both supervision of patient care and education in general pediatric inpatient medicine. The division of general pediatrics is dedicated to the training of residents in ambulatory pediatrics. In addition, more than 200 private general pediatricians have active pediatric practices in our referral area. Many of these pediatricians provide on-site learning opportunities for residents in a private practice setting.

Overall, the faculty is regularly involved in resident education, from curriculum development to subspecialty rotations. Individual subspecialists and generalists provide direct one-on-one mentorship for residents who express an interest in a particular career. The department annually produces more than 40 publications, including original articles, books, chapters and monographs. Residents frequently hold substantial roles as co-investigators, first authors and presenters in the work of Goryeb Children's Hospital faculty.

The staff physicians at Goryeb Children’s Hospital hold faculty appointments at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.  

Our Physician Faculty

Chairman
Walter Rosenfeld, MD

Pediatric Medical Education
Alan Meltzer, MD
Nivah Shah, DO
Tyree Winters, DO

Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders
Jill Clark-Hamilton, MD
Nicole Ferrigno-Layton, DO
Stephanie Levine, DO
Jason Minion, MD
Reshmi Morris, MD
Walter Rosenfeld, MD

Cardiology
Anjali Chelliah, MD
Stuart Kaufman, MD
Aparna Prasad, MD
Lauren Rosenthal, MD
Donna Timchak, MD

Child Development
Cristina Farrell, MD
Shelley Lanzkowsky, MD
Kathleen Selvaggi-Fadden, MD

Critical Care
Toah Alafita, MD
Maria Escobar, MD
Juan Gutierrez, MD
Erin Johnson, MD

Developmental Disabilities
Theodor Feigelman, MD
Sanja Kolarov, MD

Emergency Care
Vinita Almeida, MD
Christopher Amato, MD
Michael Gerardi, MD
Neerja Kairam, MD
Kevin McSherry, MD
Daniel Sanchez, MD

Endocrinology and Diabetes
Barbara Cerame, MD
Daisy Chin, MD
Kanhere Mansi Mukund, MD
Kanika Shanker, MD
Lawrence Silverman, MD
Harold Starkman, MD
Melissa Woo, MD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Tamara Feldman, MD
Oren Koslowe, MD
Alycia Leiby, MD
Nadia Ovchinsky, MD
Mohini Patel, MD
Joel Rosh, MD
Barbara Verga, MD
Peter Wilmot, DO

General Pediatrics
Arthur Butensky, MD
Laura Criscenzo, DO
Patricia Cucolo, MD
Theresa Giannattasio, DO
Rachel Graci, MD
Donald Hoelzel, MD
Stephanie Lodish, MD
Maria Lavaia-Mariano, MD
Alan Meltzer, MD
Kelly Otte, MD
Susan Scherer, MD
Tyree Winters, DO

Genetics
Darius Adams, MD

Hematology-Oncology
Steven Halpern, MD
Melinda Fritz, MD
Kathryn Laurie, MD

Hospitalists
Paige Black, DO
Devin Eckstein, DO
Sarah Ilahi, DO
Eberechi Nwaobasi-Iwuh, MD
Karolina Petro, MD
Sophia Sequeira, MD
Niva Shah, DO

Infectious Disease
Maria Cecelia Di Pentima, MD
Christina Gagliardo, MD
Eberechi Nwaobasi-Iwuh, MD

Neonatology
Melissa Buck, MD
Karen Gluck, MD
John Ladino, MD
Gaines Mimms, MD
Naureen Memon, MD
Thomas Murphy, MD
Michael Pollaro, MD
Amy Presti, MD
Marta Rogido, MD
Andy Schenkman, MD
Christopher Stryker, MD
Abigail Wellington, MD

Nephrology
Howard Corey, MD

Neurology and Epilepsy
Shannon Babineau, MD
Harvey Bennett, MD
Bernard Maria, MD

Neurosurgery
Richard Anderson, MD
Arno Fried, MD
Catherine Mazzola, MD
Allison Rathmann, DO

Ophthalmology
Lucy Chen, MD
Charles Morgan, MD

Orthopedics
Ellen Dean-Davis, MD
Barbara Minkowitz, MD
Mark Rieger, MD
Joshua Strassberg, MD
Jason Lowenstein, MD

Pulmonology
Arthur Atlas, MD
Harvey Bieler, MD
David Cooper, MD
Ramneet Gill, MD
Ashish Shah, MD
April Wazeka, MD

Radiology
Robyn Murphy, MD

Rheumatology
Simona Nativ, MD
Sarah Paul, DO

Surgery
Eric Lazar, MD
Jennifer Murphy, MD

Urology
John Connor, MD
Michaella Prasad, MD