Announcing New Physicians to UH Rainbow

Pediatric Clinical Update | June 2019

The following pediatricians and pediatric specialists have recently joined the faculty and staff of UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

NEW FACULTY

Christina Nguyen, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  June 1, 2019

Ajay Anvekar, MD, FRACP, MSc
Division of Neonatology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  July 1, 2019

Verania Huerta Urrutia, MD
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  July 1, 2019

Bennet Smith, MD
UH Rainbow Kids in the Sun – Broadview Hts. & Strongsville
UH Rainbow Asthabula Pediatrics
Start date: July 1, 2019

Lauren Beene, MD
Olga Guzovsky, MD
UH Rainbow Suburban Pediatrics – Shaker Hts, Solon and *Mayfield Hts - opening July 22
Start date: July 15, 2019

Jeffrey Lobas, MD, EdD, MPA
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  July 16, 2019

Renee Devor, MD
Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Edward Davidson, MD

Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Jennifer Giesel, PhD, LICDC-CS
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Michael Glotzbecker, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Charles Macias, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
Vice Chair of Quality & Safety/Chief Quality Officer
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Ganga Lakshmi Srinivas, MD

Director, UH Nurseries
Division, General Academic Pediatrics
UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Rachel Szekely, MD, FACAAI

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 1, 2019

Hayley Klein, MD
Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  August 16, 2019

Catherine Lipman, MD
Division of Pediatric Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  October 1, 2019

Emily Joyce, MD
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date:  November 1, 2019

FACULTY PROMOTIONS

Steven Shein, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Interim Chief, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Clinical & Translational Research Program
Associate Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Lynn Woo, MD
Interim Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

Asim Shahid, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

FACULTY DEPARTURES

Jonathan Ross, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Accepted leadership role at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
Last day: June 30, 2019

Carissa Wentland, DO
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Completing Fellowship in Otology at University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri
Last day: June 19, 2019

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