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.

Physicians

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

Heather Conrad, M.D., Clinical Director; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Naomi Abe, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Lukas Austin-Page, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Amy Bryl, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

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

Ariel Cohen, D.O., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Joelle Donofrio, D.O., Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services; 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

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

Jennifer Giboney, M.D., Intermediate Care Physician; Associate Physician, 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

Scott Herskovitz, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Cynthia Hoecker, M.D., 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

Ashley Metcalf, D.O., Pediatric Emergency Medicine Medical Director, Rancho Springs Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Melodie M. Miranda, M.D., Intermediate Care Physician; Associate Physician, 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

Mylinh Nguyen, M.D., Assistant Ultrasound Director; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Kathryn Pade, M.D., Assistant Ultrasound Director; Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Beena Patel, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

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

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

Kristy Schwartz, M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Seema Shah, M.D., Director of Quality and Patient Safety; Associate Clinical Professor, UC San Diego

Kathleen Smith, M.D., Associate Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, 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, M.S., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Michelle Vanstone, M.D., M.B.A., Intermediate Care Physician; Associate Physician, UC San Diego

Tatyana Vayngortin, M.D., Associate Physician, UC San Diego

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

Karen Yaphockun, D.O., 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.
Rica Davis, N.P.
Megan Feith, N.P.
Elizabeth McQuinne, N.P.
Randi Pucely, N.P.
Carly Welch, N.P.

Fellows

Kristina Brumme, M.D.
Elizabeth Chang, M.D.
Michael Hazboun, M.D.
Anneka Hooft, M.D.
Matthew Kline, M.D.
Nicholas Pokrajac, M.D.
Scott Sutton, M.D.
Yvette Wang, M.D.