Team

Our interdisciplinary team includes board-certified pediatric pulmonologists, dietitians, social workers, nurse practitioners, a genetic counselor, pharmacists, nurses, a research nurse and respiratory therapists, all of whom are devoted to providing family-centered care.

Physicians

Kathryn Akong, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Julie Ryu, M.D., Interim Division Chief; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Rakesh Bhattacharjee, M.D., Sleep Director, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Eulalia Cheng, M.D., Staff Physician, UC San Diego

Matejka Cernelc-Kohan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Thu A. Duong, M.D., Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Gabriel G. Haddad, M.D., Physician-in-Chief, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego; Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UC San Diego; Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurosciences, UC San Diego

Daniel Lesser, M.D., Fellowship Director; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Meerana Lim, M.D., Associate Director, Cystic Fibrosis Center; Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Aparna Rao, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego

Ruth Siew, M.D.

Fellows

Manju Hurvitz, M.D.
Chelsea Gatcliffe, M.D.