Team

Directors


Henry G. Chambers, M.D.
Eric W. Edmonds, M.D.
Eric W. Edmonds, M.D.

Sports Medicine Physicians

Orthopedic Surgeons

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Andrew Pennock, M.D.
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Maya Pring, M.D.
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C. Douglas Wallace, M.D.
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Burt Yaszay, M.D.

Sports Medicine Specialists

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Ken Taylor, M.D.
Suraj Achar, MD
Suraj Achar, M.D.
Yu-Tsun Cheng, M.D.
Yu-Tsun Cheng, M.D.

Concussion Specialists

Andrew Skalsky, M.D.
Andrew Skalsky, M.D.
Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael L. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioners

Allison Dickinson, P.A.-C. ImageAllison Dickinson, M.H.S., PA-C
Allison is a board-certified physician assistant and works closely with Henry Chambers, M.D., specializing in both sports medicine and cerebral palsy. Allison joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in 2003. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science and earned her master’s degree in health sciences from the University of South Alabama in 2003.

Lynn ManheimLynn Manheim, M.S.N., CPNP
Lynn is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner and works closely with Eric Edmonds, M.D., specializing in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine. Her expertise is in fracture care. Lynn joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in 2002. She graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She received her master’s in nursing and pediatric nurse practitioner degree from the University of San Diego.

Phil StearnsPhilip Stearns, M.S.N., CPNP
Phil is a board-certified pediatric nurse practitioner and works closely with Andrew Pennock, M.D., specializing in pediatric fracture care. He also has a special interest in pediatric hip and foot disorders. Phil joined the Orthopedic and Scoliosis Center of Children’s Specialists of San Diego (now Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego) in August of 2000. He graduated from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and received his master’s degree in nursing from Yale School of Nursing in May of 2000.

Care Coordinator R.N.

Valerie Young-Calandra PhotoValerie Young-Calandra, B.A., ADN
Val joined our team in May 2010 as the Care Coordinator R.N. (specializing in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine) for Dr. Eric Edmonds. Previously, she worked as an inpatient R.N. on the Hospital’s Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Unit. Val came to Rady Children’s with more than 12 years of experience in the field of child and adolescent development. She has a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies from San Diego State University and an associate’s degree in nursing.

Athletic Trainer

Kristina Parvanta, A.T.C., O.T.C. ImageKristina Parvanta, ATC, OPA-C
Kristina joined 360 Sports Medicine in July 2012. She has worked for numerous collegiate, club and high school sports teams and is able to get young athletes back to their sport in a timely manner through activity modification and specialized sports-specific training. She attended the University of Maine, Orono (2003-2007), where she received a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and physical education-athletic training. She earned her master’s degree in public administration at Villanova University in 2011. Kristina then completed a year-long residency program at Emory Orthopedic and Spine Center in Atlanta, enabling her to be an ideal physician extender in the sports medicine field.

Physical Therapists

Image -- Kelly HeffronKelly Heffron
Kelly has many years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with orthopedic, neurological and sports-related injuries. She has been a clinician at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego since August 2011. Kelly has developed and presented workshops for coaches, athletes and parents to educate the community on injury prevention. Kelly received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in 2004 and a doctorate of physical therapy from Midwestern University in January 2007.

Image -- Jessica GarfinJessica Garfin
Jessica has worked at Rady Children’s for eight years, providing physical therapy to adolescent athletes. She has been a physical therapist since 1999 and has worked with semi-professional female soccer players, male ice-hockey players and professional female volleyball players to help them rehabilitate from their injuries. Jessica received her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Colorado, her master’s degree in physical therapy from Northwestern University and her doctorate in physical therapy from AT Still University.

Image -- Michelle Fuleky, PTMichelle Fuleky
Michelle joined Rady Children’s in 2011. She has a special interest in providing individualized physical therapy to adolescent athletes in all sports. Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science at Youngstown State University in Ohio, where she played NCAA Division I tennis. Michelle received her doctorate in physical therapy from Columbia University in New York City. She combines her personal experience in high-level athletics with her physical therapy skills to return athletes to their sport and provide preventative care to keep young athletes in the game for a lifetime.

Developmental Services Aide

Image -- Eric JulienneEric Julienne
With experience in youth, high school and collegiate athletics, Eric brings a unique perspective to 360 Sports Medicine. He is passionate about athletics and sports performance and has participated in a number of sports clinics at the local and national level. Eric earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, with an emphasis in physical therapy, from Cal State University in San Marcos.