Team

Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, and neonatal respiratory therapists and registered nurses with advanced life support training.

Attending Physicians

Lance Prince, M.D., Ph.D., Division Chief, Rady Children’s and UC San Diego; Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Gail Knight, M.D., M.M.M., Chief of Staff, Rady Children’s; Rady Children’s Clinical Services Chief, Neonatology; Interim Medical Director, Rady Children’s NICU at Rancho Springs; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

David Golembeski, M.D., Medical Director, Rady Children’s NICU at Palomar Hospital; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Jane O’Donnell, M.D., Medical Director, Rady Children’s NICU at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Mark Speziale, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director, Rady Children’s Regional NICU; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Casey Cohenmeyer, M.D., Medical Director, Rady Children’s NICU at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas, Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Marva Evans, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Nabil Fatayerji, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Jose Honold, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Director, Neuro-NICU Program; Director, Rady Children’s Hospital Emergency Neonatal Transport Team; Medical Director, International Services; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Amy Kimball, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Director, Neonatal Clinical Research; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Brian Lane, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Director, High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Clinic; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Shelley Lawrence, M.D., M.S., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Crystal Le, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Lilly Martorell, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Charles Sauer, D.O., Staff Neonatologist; Medical Director, Simulation Training Program; Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Richard Song, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Denise Suttner, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Director, San Diego Regional ECMO Program; Director, Neonatal Cardiac Intensive Care Unit; Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

 

UC San Diego Medical Center (Hillcrest) NICU

Erika Fernandez, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Interim Medical Director, UC San Diego Hillcrest NICU; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Farhad Imam, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Neonatologist; Assistant Professor in Residence, UC San Diego

Jae Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Neonatologist; Fellowship Director; Medical Director Supporting Premature Infant Nutrition (SPIN) Program; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Krishelle Marc-Aurele, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Carlos Ramos, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Associate Professor, UC San Diego

Eniko Sajti, M.D., Staff Neonatologist; Clinical Assistant Professor, UC San Diego

Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Neonatologist; Associate Physician, UC San Diego