Announcing New Physicians to UH Rainbow

Pediatric Clinical Update | September 2019

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

2019 NEW FACULTY

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

Rita Ryan, MD
Neonatology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: October 1, 2019

Sally Ibrahim, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: September 1, 2019

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

Jessica Hannick, MD
Division of Pediatric Urology 
Start date:  August 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

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

Nathaniel Robbins, MD
Pediatric Cardiology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: August 1, 2019

Silvestre (Tito) Duran, MD
Pediatric Cardiology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: August 1, 2019

Kristen VanHeyst, MD

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: August 1, 2019

Julia Liebner, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State date: July 1, 2019

Dania Safi, MD
Pediatric Hospitalist
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
State 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

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

Andrew Dodgen, MD
Pediatric Cardiology
June 2019

Ben Gaston, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
June 2019

Atiye Aktay, MD
Pediatric Gastroenterology
July 2019

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

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

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