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Rady Children's Specialists

Cancer & Blood Disorders

Team

Our multidisciplinary team includes physicians, nurses, hematology/oncology nurse practitioners, psychologists, clinical social workers, child life specialists, clinical pharmacists, dietitians and chaplains.

Physicians

William D. Roberts, M.D., Director, Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Rady Children’s and UC San Diego; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Eric Anderson, M.D., Medical Director, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program, Peckham Center; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Paula Aristizabal, M.D., M.A.S., Medical Director, International Outreach Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Site Director for Pediatric Residency Education in Mexico, Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego/Rady Children’s; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Sun Choo, M.D., Co-Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

John Crawford, M.D., M.S., Director, Neuro-Oncology Program, Rady Children’s; Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Pediatrics; Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program; and Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Clinical Research, UC San Diego

Hilda Ding, M.D., M.S., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jennifer Elster, M.D., Director, Pediatric Proton Therapy Program; Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Anusha Preethi Ganesan, M.D., Ph.D., Staff Physician

Nicholas Gloude, M.D., Director, Bone Marrow Failure Program; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jenny Kim, M.D., Medical Director, Sickle Cell Program; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Dennis Kuo, M.D., M.S., Medical Director, Long-Term Follow-up Program; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Deborah E. Schiff, M.D., Medical Director, Palliative Care Program, Peckham Center; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Courtney Thornburg, M.D., M.S., Director, Hemophilia & Thrombosis Treatment Center; Director, Hemostasis Research Program; Director, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Fellowship Program; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Erin Trovillion, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Victor Wong, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Janet Yoon, M.D., Director, Solid Tumor Program; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Jennifer Yu, M.D., Medical Director, Thalassemia Program; Co-Program Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Peter Eric Zage, M.D., Ph.D., Program Director, Research; Associate Professor-in-Residence, UC San Diego


Psychologists

Helen Giang, Psy.D.

Christina Baker, Psy.D.


Fellows

Breanna Breeding, M.D.

Leah Bruno, M.D.

Jennifer Han, M.D.

Karen Lee, M.D.

Megan Rose Paul, M.D.

Sunita Sridhar, M.D.

Helena Yu, M.D.

 

Nurse Practitioners

Christine Killian-Benigno, N.P.

Kate Keese, R.N., M.S.N., CPNP

Nathalie Le Floch, R.N., M.S.N., CPNP

Elizabeth Sheldon, R.N., M.S.N., CPNP

Jeanie Spies, R.N., M.S.N., CPNP

Lani Yeh-Nayre, R.N., M.S.N., CPNP

Elizabeth Torok, R.N., M.S.N., PNP