Announcing New Physicians, Promotions, and Departures at UH Rainbow

2020

New Faculty

Sonal Shah, MD
Pediatric Dermatology
Start date: October 1, 2020

Meredith Broberg, MD
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Start date: September 14, 2020

Amma Owusu-Ansah, MD
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Start date: September 1, 2020

Angela Marko, MD
Pediatric Pulmonology
Start date: August 1, 2020

Princess Ogbogu, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology & Rheumatology
Start date: August 1, 2020

Charon Lewis, MD
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
Start date: July 15, 2020

Joao Lopes, MD
Pediatric Allergy/Immunology
Start date: Summer 2020

Ira Cheifetz, MD
Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
Start date: July 15, 2020

Anantha Harijith, MD
Neonatology
Start date: June 1, 2020

Jennifer Marcy, MD
Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Newborn Nursery)
Start date: April 1, 2020

Terry Baird, MD
Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Newborn Nursery)
Start date: April 1, 2020

Lauren L’Hommedieu, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Start date: March 1, 2020

David Miller, MD, Lac
Director, Pediatric Integrative Care
UH Connor Integrative Health Network
Start date: March 1, 2020

Jason Tatka, MD
Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Newborn Nursery)
Start date: March 1, 2020

Jude Cauwenbergh, MD
General Pediatrician
Madison Pediatrics
Start date: February 1, 2020

Gary Butchko, MD 
Pediatric Cardiology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date: February 1, 2020

Heather Arnett, MD
General Pediatrician
KidsFirst Pediatrics, Willoughby Hills
Start date: January 1, 2020 

Sarah Ashland, DO
General Pediatrician
KidsFirst Pediatrics, Willoughby Hills
Start date: January 1, 2020

Constance Judge, MD
General Pediatrician, practice lead
KidsFirst Pediatrics, Willoughby Hills
Start date: January 1, 2020

Linda Orosz, MD
General Pediatrician
KidsFirst Pediatrics, Willoughby Hills
Start date: January 1, 2020

Michael Macknin, MD
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children
Start date: January 1, 2020

Faculty promotions

Christina Nguyen, MD
Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
Co-Director, Pediatric Dialysis
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

departures

Kathryn Myers, DO, MPH
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
June 30, 2020

Connie Piccone, MD
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
June 30, 2020

Lori-Anne Schillaci, MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
June 30, 2020

Vidhi Shah, MD
Neonatology 
June 30, 2020

2019

NEW FACULTY

Cynthia Bearer, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Neonatology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date: December 1, 2019

Joseph Borus, MD
General Pediatrician, practice lead
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

Jennifer Cochran, MD
General Pediatrician
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

Elizabeth Hellerstein, MD
General Pediatrician
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

Kelly Joyce, MD
General Pediatrician
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

James Leslie, MD
General Pediatrician
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

Alexander Namrow, MD
General Pediatrician
Green Road Pediatrics South Euclid
Start date: December 1, 2019

Angelique Redus-McCoy, MD
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children
Start date: December 1, 2019

Sarah Hatab Chaaban, MD
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Start date: November 1, 2019

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, MSc
Division of Pediatric Urology
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Start date:  August 16, 2019

Edward H. Davidson, MA (Cantab.), MBBS
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:  September 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

Bennett 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

Amy Grube, MD
Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children
Start date: May 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

Revised 2/2020

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