Our team includes board-certified cardiovascular/thoracic surgeons, nurse practitioners and a physician assistant.


John J. Lamberti, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.S, Director, Rady Children’s Hospital Heart Institute; Director, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery; Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Eric J. Devaney, M.D., Surgical Director, Cardiac Transplantation; Associate Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Daniel J. DiBardino, M.D., Surgical Director, Cardiovascular Critical Care; Associate Professor of Surgery, UC San Diego

Acute Cardiac Unit Nurse Practitioners

Erika L. Wintering, Lead N.P., M.S.N., RNFA, PCCNP-AC

Kelly Branch, M.S.N., CPNP

Regan Brown, R.N., CPNP-AC

Fay Jung, R.N., M.S.N., ANP-AC

Stephanie Moriarty, M.S.N., CPNP

Jackie Pelletier, M.S.N., CPNP-AC/PC

Deborah Walter, M.S.N., CPNP

Physician Assistant

Kelly Scholl, PA-C


John Allardyce, CCP

Charlene Rohrer, CCP

Joe Wagner, CCP (starting  in mid-October)

Video: Meet Dr. DiBardino, who performs complex newborn and infant heart surgeries