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The faculty and staff of the Department of Pediatrics are recognized both nationally and internationally for their expertise in pediatric subspecialty care, research and education.

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Adolescent medicine

Richard Brookman, M.D.Richard Brookman, M.D.
Professor and chief
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Pavilion, Third Floor
P.O. Box 980151
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0151
Phone: (804) 828-9408
Fax: (804) 628-0375
Appointments: (804) 828-9449
Email: rbrookman@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Primary adolescent health care, preventive health education, sexuality-related health care

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Stephanie Crewe, M.D., M.H.S.Stephanie Crewe, M.D., M.H.S.
Assistant professor
Division of Adolescent Medicine
Children’s Pavilion, Third Floor
P.O. Box 980151
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0151
Phone: (804) 828-9408
Fax: (804) 628-0375
Appointments: (804) 828-9449
Email: screwe@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Primary health care for adolescents, preventive health education, adolescent obesity, adolescent reproductive health, substance abuse and sexually transmitted infections

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Allergy and immunology

Wei Zhao, M.D., Ph.D. .Wei Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim chief and associate professor
Division of Allergy and Immunology
P.O. Box 980225
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0225
Phone: (804) 828-9620
Fax: (804) 828-1751
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x3
Email: wzhao@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Allergic and immunologic disorders, atopic dermatitis, chronic urticaria and angioedema, food and drug mediated allergy, immunodeficiency diseases

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Anne-Marie Irani, M.D.Anne-Marie Irani, M.D.
Professor
Division of Allergy and Immunology
P.O. Box 980225
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0225
Phone: (804) 828-9620
Fax: (804) 828-1751
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x3
Email: airani@vcu.edu
Specialties: Atopic dermatitis, food allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis

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Santhosh Kumar, M.D.Santhosh Kumar, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Allergy and Immunology
P.O. Box 980225
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0225
Phone: (804) 828-9620
Fax: (804) 828-1751
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x3
Email: skumar@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Allergic, immunologic and rheumatologic disorders, drug allergy, occupational allergy, food allergy, vaccine related allergy, immune deficiency and autoimmune conditions

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Donna Mitchell, RN, M.S., CPNP Donna Mitchell, RN, M.S., CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Allergy and Immunology
P.O. Box 980225
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0225
Phone: (804) 828-9620
Fax: (804) 828-1751
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x3
Email: dmitchell2@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Asthma, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, asthma education

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Cardiology

William B. Moskowitz, M.D., FAAP, FACC, FCSAIWilliam B. Moskowitz, M.D., FAAP, FACC, FCSAI
Professor and chief
Division of Cardiology
Vice chair, clinical operations
Department of Pediatrics
West Hospital, Suite 5-112
P.O. Box 980543
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0543
Phone: (804) 628-HRTS
Fax: (804) 828-8517
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x4
Email: wmoskowitz@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Interventional cardiac catheterization, transplantation, preventive cardiology, cardiomyopathy

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Douglas R. Allen, M.D.Douglas R. Allen, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Cardiology
West Hospital, Suite 5-112
P.O. Box 980543
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0543
Phone: (804) 628-HRTS
Fax: (804) 828-8517
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x4
Email: dallen2@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Outpatient pediatric cardiology, pre-participation sports evaluations, preventative cardiology and neonatal cardiac evaluation

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Scott D. Gullquist, M.D.Scott D. Gullquist, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Cardiology
West Hospital, Suite 5-112
P.O. Box 980543
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0543
Phone: (804) 628-HRTS
Fax: (804) 828-8517
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x4
Email: sgullquist@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Cardiac critical care and non-invasive imaging

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Sam Lee, M.D.Sam Lee, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Cardiology
West Hospital, Suite 5-112
P.O. Box 980543
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0543
Phone: (804) 628-HRTS
Fax: (804) 828-8517
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x4
Email: slee3@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Exercise physiology and exercise stress testing, congenital cardiovascular disease from infants to adults

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Critical care

Douglas F. Willson, M.D.Douglas F. Willson, M.D.
Professor and chief
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 980530
Richmond, Virginia 23298
Phone: (804) 828-4987
Fax: (804) 628-1537
Email: dwillson@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Acute lung injury, ventilator associated pneumonia, nosocomial infection

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Norma Maxvold, M.D.Norma Maxvold, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 980530
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0530
Phone: (804) 828-4987
Fax: (804) 628-1537
Email: nmaxvold@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Critical care nutrition, extra corporeal support modalities, ICU vasculopathy

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Jesse Bain, D.O.Jesse C. Bain, D.O.
Assistant professor
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 980530
Richmond, Virginia 23298
Phone: (804) 828-4987
Fax: (804) 628-1537
Email: jbain@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Traumatic brain injury, sepsis, acute lung injury

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Mark Marinello, M.D.Mark Marinello, M.D.
Assistant professor
Assistant fellowship program director
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 980530
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0530
Phone: (804) 828-4987
Fax: (804) 628-1537
Email: mmarinello2@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Implementation of medical plan of care for complex and critically ill children with a variety of illnesses and injuries, trauma, shock and immune response to critical illness

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Alia Marie O'MearaAlia Marie O'Meara, M.D., FAAP
Assistant professor 
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Division of Critical Care Medicine 
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor 
P.O. Box 980530 
Richmond, Virginia 23298 
Phone: (804) 828-4987 
Fax: (804) 628-1537 
Specialties: Critical care, neurointensive care, critical care provision in austere environments

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Duane Williams, M.D. Duane Williams, M.D.
Assistant professor 
Division of Critical Care Medicine 
Main Hospital, Seventh Floor 
P.O. Box 980530 
Richmond, Virginia 23298 
Phone: (804) 828-4987 
Fax: (804) 628-1537 
Specialties: Acute kidney injury, shock management 

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Developmental pediatrics

Pasquale Accardo, M.D.Pasquale Accardo, M.D.
Professor and chief
Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Seaboard Building, First Floor
3600 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23230
Phone: (804) 827-2100
Fax: (804) 827-2102
Appointments: (888) 628-4240
Email: paccardo@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Behavioral disorders, ADD, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability

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Margie L. Jaworski, M.D.Margie L. Jaworski, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Seaboard Building, First Floor
3600 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23230
Phone: (804) 827-2100
Fax: (804) 827-2102
Appointments: (888) 628-4240
Email: mjaworski@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Clinical genetics, developmental delay, neurobehavioral diagnosis

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Endocrinology and metabolism

Gary Francis, M.D., Ph.D., FAAPGary Francis, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
Professor and chief
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: gfrancis@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Diabetes and thyroid

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Anshu Gupta, M.D.Anshu Gupta, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: agupta2@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Disorders of growth, thyroid, adrenal and puberty

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Melinda M.C. Penn, M.D.Melinda M.C. Penn, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: mpenn@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialty: Diabetes

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Roopa Kanakatti Shankar, M.D., M.S.Roopa Kanakatti Shankar, M.D., M.S.
Assistant professor
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Specialty: Diabetes, thyroid problems, endocrin problems in cancer and hematologic conditions

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Edmond (Trey) P. Wickham III, M.D., FAAPEdmond Edmond (Trey) P. Wickham III, M.D., FAAP
Associate professor
Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Director of research, Healthy Lifestyles Center
Associate director for medical research, TEENS program
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: ewickham@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Obesity, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, patient transition from pediatric to adult specialty care

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Melanie K. Bean, Ph.D., LCPMelanie K. Bean, Ph.D., LCP
Assistant professor
Licensed clinical psychologist
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: mkbean@vcu.edu
Specialties: Psychological services for obesity and diabetes

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Rachel W. Gow, Ph.D.Rachel W. Gow, Ph.D.
Licensed clinical psychologist
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
2305 North Parham Road, Suite 1
Richmond, Virginia 23229
Phone: (804) 527-4711
Fax: (804) 527-4728
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x2
Email: rwgow@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Treatment of eating and weight-related problems, health psychology

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Gastroenterology and nutrition

Ann Kessel, M.D.Ann Kessel, M.D.
Chief and assistant clinical professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-9614
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: akessel@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, celiac disease, chronic gastritis, allergic enterocolitis, short bowel syndrome, intestinal failure, severe malnutrition

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Martin F. Graham, M.D.Martin F. Graham, M.D.
Professor of pediatrics, biochemistry and physiology
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-9614
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: mgraham@vcu.edu
Specialties: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, celiac disease, chronic gastritis, allergic enterocolitis, short bowel syndrome, intestinal failure, severe malnutrition

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Robert E. Kane, M.D.Robert E. Kane, M.D.
Professor
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-9614
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: rkane@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Comprehensive liver care, gastroesophageal reflux disease, cystic fibrosis

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Narendra Vadlamudi, M.D. Narendra Vadlamudi, M.D.
Assistant professor 
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition 
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point 
9000 Stony Point Parkway 
Richmond, Virginia 23235 
Phone: (804) 828-9614 
Fax: (804) 628-0267 
Appointments: (804) 628-7337, ext. 1 
Email: nvadlamudi@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Inflammatory bowel disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, reflux disease, functional abdominal pain 

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Heather Y. Agnew, RN, CPNPHeather Y. Agnew, RN, CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-9614
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: hagnew@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Debra Boatwright, CPNPDebra Boatwright, CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: dboatwright@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome, failure to thrive, hepatitis, GERD

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Julie Shotwell, RN, M.S., CPNPJulie Shotwell, RN, M.S., CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition
VCU Medical Center at Stony Point
9000 Stony Point Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23235
Phone: (804) 828-9614
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x1
Email: jshotwe@vcu.edu 
Specialties: Short bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, total parenteral nutrition, tube feedings, gastrostomy tubes, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, chronic constipation

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General pediatrics

N. Romesh  Wijesooriya, M.D.N. Romesh Wijesooriya, M.D.
Interim chief
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Medical director, General Pediatric Clinics
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: nwijesooriya@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Medical education of residents and medical students, family-centered care, access to quality health care for Spanish speaking patients, holistic health care for patients and families who exist in lower socioeconomic environments and obesity in the pediatric population

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Susanne Appleton, M.D. Susanne Appleton, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: sappleton@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Christina Ching, M.D. Christina Ching, M.D.
Assistant professor 
Division of General Pediatrics 
Children's Pavilion, Fourth floor 
1001 E. Marshall Street 
P.O. Box 980506 
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506 
Phone: (804) 828-0099 
Fax: (804) 828-6301 
Appointments: (804) 828-9338 
Email: cching@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Newborn care, primary care 

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Gauri Gulati, M.D., IBCLCGauri Gulati, M.D., IBCLC
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Associate director
Pediatric Residency Program
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: ggulati@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Primary care and breastfeeding

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Martin F. Graham, M.D.Barry Kirkpatrick, M.D.
Professor of pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
Children’s Pavilion, Second Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980646
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0646
Phone: (804) 828-9602
Fax: (804) 828-2062
Email: bkirkpatrick@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Primary care, education and neonatal-perinatal medicine

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Phillip Kum-Nji, M.D.Phillip Kum-Nji, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: pkum-nji@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Primary care, public health, lactation and frenectomy

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Sean McKenna, M.D.Sean McKenna, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: smckenna@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Well-child care, asthma, children with special health care needs, child passenger safety and the coordination of medical and legal services

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Linda Meloy, M.D.Linda Meloy, M.D.
Professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Medical director, Newborn Nursery
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: lmeloy@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Family-centered pediatrics, immunizations and neonatal withdrawal, newborn care, newborn jaundice, frenulotomy for tongue-tie in newborns

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Samantha Pollard, M.D.Samantha Pollard, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: scardone@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Bill Shaw, M.D.Bill Shaw, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Medical director, General Pediatric Clinics
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-0099
Fax: (804) 828-6301
Appointments: (804) 828-9338
Email: bshaw@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: General pediatrics, injury prevention, treatment for the pediatric athlete and care of the high-risk infant

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Hematology and oncology

India Y. Sisler, M.D.India Y. Sisler, M.D.
Interim chief and assistant professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: isisler@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Sickle cell disease, disorders of thrombosis and hemostasis, benign hematology, general pediatric oncology

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Madhu Gowda, M.D.Madhu Gowda, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: mgowda@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Tumor immunology, neuroblastoma, clotting disorders, long-term survivors of cancer

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Marieka Helou, M.D. Marieka Helou, M.D.
Assistant professor 
Pediatric M3 clerkship co-director
Division of Hematology and Oncology 
P.O. Box 980121 
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121 
Phone: (804) 828-9605 
Fax: (804) 828-6455 
Appointments: (804) 828-9300 
Email: mhelou@mcvh-vcu.edu 

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Asadulah Khan, M.D.Asadulah Khan, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: akhan@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric neuro-oncology, pediatric hematology, pediatric oncology

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Gita V. Massey, M.D.Gita V. Massey, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: gmassey2@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric hematology, pediatric oncology, pediatric coagulation disorders, Down syndrome and hematologic/oncologic disorders, pediatric palliative care

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Christina M. Wiedl, DOChristina M. Wiedl, DO
Assistant professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: cwiedl@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric high risk (HR) leukemia, adolescent and young adult oncology

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Matt Bitsko, Ph.D., LCPMatt Bitsko, Ph.D., LCP
Licensed clinical psychologist
Assistant professor
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Phone: (804) 828-9605
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: mbitsko@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Adolescent and family therapy, adolescent adjustment to chronic illness, quality of life and identity development

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Jennifer Newlin, MHS, PA-C Jennifer Newlin, M.H.S., PA-C
Certified physician assistant
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: jnewlin@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric sickle cell disease, transition of pediatric sickle cell patients to adult providers, general oncology

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Debra Cohen, M.S.N., CPNPDebra Cohen, M.S.N., CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: dcohen@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric oncology, cancer survivorship, pain management, adolescent health

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Anne Mauck, CPNP, CPON, M.S., B.S.N., RNAnne Mauck, CPNP, CPON, M.S., B.S.N., RN
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Certified pediatric oncology nurse
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: amauck@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Long-term survivorship clinic and all aspects of care of children with cancer and blood diseases

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Debra Shockey, CPNPDebra Shockey, DNP, RN, CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: dshockey@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Child development and responses to illness, complementary and alternative medicine in relation to symptom management in children with cancer

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Carrie Sitterson, M.S.N., RN, CPNPCarrie Sitterson, M.S.N., RN, CPNP
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Hematology and Oncology
P.O. Box 980121
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0121
Appointments: (804) 828-9300
Email: csitterson@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Hospital medicine

Clifton C. Lee, M.D., FAAP, FHMClifton C. Lee, M.D., FAAP, FHM
Associate professor and chief
Division of Hospital Medicine
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU
Co-director, M3 pediatric clerkship
VCU School of Medicine
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 827-1186
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Email: clee3@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Hospital medicine and hospital-based practice improvement

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David J. Friedel, M.D., FAAPDavid J. Friedel, M.D., FAAP
Assistant professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate program director, Pediatric Residency Program
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Fax: (804) 827-0153
Email: dfriedel@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric and adolescent HIV, travel medicine, graduate medical education

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Navita Kumar, M.D.Navita Kumar, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
P.O. Box 980506
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0506
Phone: (804) 828-4428
Fax: (804) 628-0267
Email: nkumar@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Evidence-based hospital medicine, medical student/resident education, family-centered care, patient safety/quality improvement

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Michael Ryan, M.D.,  FAAPMichael Ryan, M.D., FAAP
Assistant professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Assistant dean of clinical medical education
VCU School of Medicine
Email: mryan3@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Undergraduate and graduate medical education, simulation, hospital medicine, quality improvement

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Infectious diseases

Suzanne R. Lavoie, M.D.Suzanne R. Lavoie, M.D.
Professor and chief
Division of Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Residency Program director
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Phone: (804) 828-1808
Fax: (804) 827-0503
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x5
Email: slavoie@mcvh-vcu.edu  
Specialties: General pediatric infectious diseases, pediatric HIV infections, international adoption

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David J. Friedel,  M.D., FAAPDavid J. Friedel, M.D., FAAP
Associate professor
Division of Hospital Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Associate program director, Pediatric Residency Program
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x5
Email: dfriedel@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Pediatric hospital medicine, pediatric and adolescent HIV, travel medicine, graduate medical education

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William C. Koch, M.D.William C. Koch, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Phone: (804) 828-1808
Fax: (804) 827-0503
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x5
Email: wkoch@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: General pediatric infectious diseases, anti-infective therapy in children, clinical virology

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Gita V. Massey, M.D.Beth C. Marshall, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Phone: (804) 828-1808
Fax: (804) 827-0503
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x5
Email: bmarshall@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: General pediatric infectious diseases, congenital CMV, pediatric HIV

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Michael A. McVoy,  Ph.D.Michael A. McVoy, Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Office phone: (804) 828-1739
Lab phone: (804) 828-2291
Fax: (804) 828-6455
Email: mmcvoy@vcu.edu
Laboratory website

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Jose L. Muñoz, M.D.Jose L. Muñoz, M.D.
Professor
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Pavilion, Fourth Floor
P.O. Box 980163
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0163
Appointments: (804) 628-7337
Phone: (804) 828-6685
Fax: (804) 828-6662
Email: jmunoz@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Quality improvement/patient safety, infections in the immunocompromised, nosocomial infections, general infectious diseases, lyme disease

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Neonatal medicine

Karen Hendricks-Muñoz, M.D., M.P.H.Karen Hendricks-Muñoz, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and chief
Inaugural William Tate Graham Professor of Neonatal Medicine
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428 
Email: khendricks-munoz@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Neonatal intensive care, pulmonary disease, neurodevelopmental outcomes, developmental care, family-centered care

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Henry Rozycki, M.D.Henry Rozycki, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Vice chair of research
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428
Email: hrozycki@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: All aspects of newborn and NICU care

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Allison Chapman, M.D.Allison Chapman, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428
Email: achapman@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Neonatal medicine, delivery room resuscitation

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Joseph Chaker El Khoury, M.D.Joseph Chaker El Khoury, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Critical Care Hospital Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428
Specialties: Neonatal medicine, pulmonary disease, respiratory care

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Archana Jayaram, M.D.Archana Jayaram, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428
Email: ajayaram@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Neonatal medicine, neonatal resuscitation, simulation

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Tazuddin Mohammed, M.D. Tazuddin Mohammed, M.D.
Assistant professor 
Medical director, NICU Follow-Up Clinic
Division of Neonatal Medicine 
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor 
P.O. Box 980276 
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276 
Phone: (804) 828-9964 
Fax: (804) 828-6662 
NICU: (804) 628-6428 
Email: tmohamme@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Technology in the NICU, respiratory care, neurodevelopmental outcomes 

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Russell Moores, M.D.Russell Moores, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Neonatal Medicine
Critical Care Hospital, Sixth Floor
P.O. Box 980276
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0276
Phone: (804) 828-9964
Fax: (804) 828-6662
NICU: (804) 628-6428
Email: rmoores@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Neonatal intensive care, fetal/neonatal growth, graduate medical education

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Nephrology

Timothy Bunchman, M.D.Timothy Bunchman, M.D.
Professor and chief
Division of Nephrology
P.O. Box 980498
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0498
Phone: (804) 827-2264
Fax: (804) 827-1771
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x6
Email: tbunchman@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Acute renal failure, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, renal transplantation, vasculitis and lupus

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John K. Hurley, M.D.John K. Hurley, M.D.
Clinical professor
Division of Nephrology
P.O. Box 980498
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0498
Phone: (804) 827-2264
Fax: (804) 827-1771
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x6
Email: jhurley@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Nephrotic syndrome, hypertension, urinary tract infections, patient communication

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Megan Lo, M.D.Megan Lo, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Nephrology
P.O. Box 980498
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0498
Phone: (804) 827-2264
Fax: (804) 827-1771
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x6
Email: mlo@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Cardiovascular risk in pediatric kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, vitamin D in kidney disease

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Lauren Barnhart, C.P.N.P.Lauren Barnhart, C.P.N.P.
Certified pediatric nurse practitioner
Division of Nephrology
P.O. Box 980498
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0498
Phone: (804) 827-2264
Fax: (804) 827-1771
Appointments: (804) 628-7337 x6
Email: lbarnhart@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Hypertension, nephrotic syndrome, pediatric nursing

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Pulmonary medicine

Michael S. Schechter, M.D., M.P.H.Michael S. Schechter, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and chief
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
P.O. Box 980315
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0315
Phone: (804) 828-2980
Fax: (804) 828-2983
Appointments: (804) 828-2980
Email: mschechter@vcu.edu
Specialties: Cystic fibrosis, bronchoscopy, diagnosis and treatment of respiratory complications in children with chronic disease, and optimizing outcomes for children with chronic disease

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Judith A. Voynow, M.D. Judith A. Voynow, M.D.
Edwin L. Kendig Jr. Professor of Pulmonology 
Division of Pulmonary Medicine 
P.O. Box 980315
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0315
Phone: (804) 828-2980
Fax: (804) 828-2983
Appointments: (804) 828-2980 
Email: jvoynow@mcvh-vcu.edu 
Specialties: Pediatric pulmonary diseases, asthma, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia

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Bruce K. Rubin, M.Engr., M.D., M.B.A., FRCPCBruce K. Rubin, M.Engr., M.D., M.B.A., FRCPC
Jessie Ball duPont Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Physician-in-chief
Children’s Hospital of Richmond
Children’s Pavilion, Second Floor
1001 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980646
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0646
Phone: (804) 828-9602
Fax: (804) 828-2062
Appointments: (804) 828-2980
Email: brubin@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Mucus clearance disorders, the technology-dependent child, aerosol therapy, cystic fibrosis, severe asthma, chronic cough, plastic bronchitis

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H. Joel Schmidt, M.D.H. Joel Schmidt, M.D.
Associate professor
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
P.O. Box 980315
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0315
Phone: (804) 828-2980
Fax: (804) 828-2983
Appointments: (804) 828-2980
Email: hschmidt@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Cystic fibrosis, asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, tuberculosis, chronic ventilator patients and other airway and lung diseases in children

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Ronald Williams, M.D.Ronald Williams, M.D.
Assistant professor
Division of Pulmonary Medicine
P.O. Box 980315
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0315
Phone: (804) 828-2980
Fax: (804) 828-2983
Appointments: (804) 828-2980
Email: rwilliams6@mcvh-vcu.edu
Specialties: Cystic fibrosis, asthma, lung inflammation

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