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

Lukas Austin-Page, M.D., Assistant 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

Aleen Chin, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Salil Chitnis, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Ariel Cohen, D.O., 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 of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Michael Gardiner, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

David Gutglass, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, 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

Geoffrey Jackman, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

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

Matthew Kline, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Katherine Mandeville, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

James Martin, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Ashley Metcalf, D.O., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

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

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

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

Sara Sadrzadeh, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Fareed Saleh, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

Mark Snider, D.O., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Vanessa Tamas, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

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

Jackson Vane, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Michelle Vanstone, M.D., M.B.A., Associate Physician, 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

Elise Zimmerman, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Delissa Ainsworth, P.A.

Natalie Bolivar, N.P.

Lauren Corrigan, N.P.

Lindsay Grubensky, N.P.

Adrianna Haass, N.P.

Kimberly Marshall, N.P.

Fellows

Naomi Abe, M.D.

Elizabeth Chang, M.D.

Michael Long, M.D.

Scott Sutton, M.D.

Yvette Wang, M.D.

Karen Yaphockun, D.O.