Ascension St. John Hospital Pediatric Residency Faculty

Marcus Degraw, MD
Pediatric Chairman
Director, Child Protection Unit
Premchand Anne, MD
Program Director
Director, Pediatric Cardiology
 

Krista Mesi, DO
Associate Program Director,
Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Ronald Hertz, DO
Director, Osteopathic Program
Deepak Patel, MD

Alina Witkowski, MD
Director, Pediatric Critical Care
Reina Salazar, MD
Director, Pediatric Allergy
Christy Petroff, MD
Director, Pediatric Clinic
Hernando Lyons, MD
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Bernard Degnan, MD
Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Muthaypalayam Thirumoorthi, MD
Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Iqbal Allarakhia, MD
Director, Pediatric Neurology
Marc Cullen, MD
Director, Pediatric Surgery
Karen Alton, MD
Director, Adolescent Medicine
  Angela Mata, MD
Staff, Pediatric Critical Care
  Basel Hamzeh, MD
Staff, Pediatrician
 

Susan Kessler, MD
Staff, Pediatrician

  Saleem Raza, MD
Staff, Pediatrician
  Sage R. Church, DO
Staff Pediatrician
  Michael McMillan, Ph.D.
Staff, Pediatric Psychologist

Shada Al-anani, MD
Staff, Pediatric Cardiology


Stuart Covi, MD
Staff, Pediatric Cardiology

Sanjay Kumar, MD
Staff, Pediatric Gastroenterology 
Rand Farjo, MD
Staff, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

John Adams, MD
Staff, Neonatologist
  Athina Pappas, MD
Director, SCN & NICU
Beata Ruprecht, MD
Staff, Pediatric Neurology

Robert Sills, MD
Staff, Pediatric Emergency Medicine 

James Maciejko, MD
Staff, Pediatric Weight Management/ Lipid Clinic  
 

Jeff Clark, MD
Staff, Pediatric Critical Care

  Jennifer Nimtz, MD
Staff, Pediatrician
 

Natalie Kontos, MD
Hospice/Palliative Medicine, Pediatrics
Staff, Pediatrician

 

Michelle Truong, MD
Staff, Pediatrician

  Meredith Sharp, MD
Staff, Pediatric Hospitalist
  Justino Zoma, MD
Staff, Pediatric Cardiology
  Shashikala Gowda, MD
Staff, Pediatric Endocrinology
  Ralph Ariss, MD
Staff, Neonatologist