Team

All of our physicians have completed a residency in pediatrics or emergency medicine plus an additional two- to three-year training program in pediatric emergency medicine (for a total of five to six years of postgraduate training). Our nurse practitioners are also part of the Intermediate and Fast Track care team.

Attending Physicians

Keri Carstairs, M.D., Chief and Medical Director; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

J. Joelle Donofrio, M.D., Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Seema Shah, M.D., Clinical Director; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Joyce Arpilleda, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

David Chao, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Yu-Tsun Cheng, M.D.,  Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Heather Conrad, M.D., Pediatric Emergency Medicine Medical Director, Rancho Springs Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Arit Edwin-Enyenihi, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Marc Etkin, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jordan Fisher, M.D., Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Jim Harley, M.D., M.P.H., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Cynthia Hoecker, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Wendy Hunter, M.D., Intermediate Care; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Paul Ishimine, M.D., Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics

Sarah Judd, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

John Kanegaye, MD,  Research Director; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Naomi Lawrence-Reid, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Simon Lucio, M.D.,  Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Michele McDaniel, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Ashley Metcalf, D.O., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Matthew Murray, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Damian Ng, M.D.

Margaret Nguyen, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kristy Putnam, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kristin Ratnayake, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Kathleen Smith, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Mark Snider, D.O.

Vanessa Tamas, M.D.

Joel Traut, M.D.

Stacey Ulrich, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Atim Uya, M.D., Ultrasound Director; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Shannon Wai, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Amy Williams, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Yan Zhan, M.D.

Elise Zimmerman, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Nurse Practitioners

Lindsay Grubensky, N.P.
Kimberly Marshall, N.P.

Fellows

Naomi Abe, M.D.
Sarah Combs, M.D.
Margaret Huang, M.D.
Michael Long, M.D.
Karen Yaphockun, D.O.