Doris Waldron, MD
Residency Program Director

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency Training: Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: resident and medical student education, wellness, obesity prevention

Joshua May, MD
Associate Residency Program Director

Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine - UCLA
Residency Training: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Clinical Interests: childhood growth and endocrine disorders, pediatric diabetes and coping with diagnosis through community resources, resident/medical student education

Ameeta Ganju, MD
Associate Residency Program Director, Community Medicine Program Director

Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of Chicago Hospitals
Clinical Interests: physician-patient communication, child behavior, resident teaching

Jelena Douillard, MD
Associate Program Director

Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency Training: Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
Clinical Interests: pediatric hospital medicine, resident education, and critical care transport

Nilesh Patel, MD
Residency Program Director Emeritus (2012-2016)

Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of California: Los Angeles Medical Center

Jerry Cheng, MD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics

Medical School: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Residency Training: University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center
Fellowship Training: University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center

Full-Time Faculty

Adolescent Medicine
M. Nava, PNP
R. Zeledon, MD

Allergy and Immunology
M. Kaplan, MD
J. Sheikh, MD
S. Samant, MD

Ambulatory Pediatrics
C. Baker, MD 
B. Do, MD 
A. Ganju, MD 
J. Gonzalez, MD 
B. Haiem, MD 
I. Huang, MD 
C. Hurley, MD 
S. Marout, MD 
S. Newman, MD 
N. Patel, MD 
E. Pelayo, MD 
R. Scanlon, MD 
M. Shahrokhi, MD 
S. Shi, MD 
S. Wormley, MD 
D. Waldron, MD

Cardiology
T. Degner, MD
M. Russel, MD
M. Salem, MD

Cardiac Surgery
K. Kallin, MD

Dermatology
V. Sosa, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Kek-Khee Loo, MD 
J. Yang, MD

Endocrinology
E. Bellfield, MD
J. May, MD

Gastroenterology
S. Kim, DO
F. Watanabe, MD

Genetics
M. Vera, MD

Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
R. Cooper, MD
J. Cheng, MD
R. Shearer, MD
L. Mueller, MD
H. Tran, MD

Hospitalists
K. Chang, MD 
D. Chin, MD 
J. Douillard, MD 
P. Han, MD 
A. Hawthorne, DO 
J. Pachon, MD 
L. Schram, MD 
E. Taragano, MD 
A. Vora, MD

Infectious Diseases
S. Fitzwater, MD
Z. Taylor, MD

Learning Disorders
I. Huang, MD

Metabolic Diseases
D. Vats, MD

Neonatology
S. Alagarsamy, MD
K. Bui, MD
C. McLean, MD
A. Moghimi, MD
S. Newman, MD
E. Raab, MD
E. Rhee, MD
A. Reitman, DO

Nephrology
J. Hernandez, MD
B. Kuizon, MD

Neurology
E. McGinnis, MD
D. Sarco, MD

Neurosurgery
E. Christian, MD
D. Esfahani, MD

Ophthalmology
N. Ellenhorn, MD 
M. Pearson-Cody, DO

Orthopedics
D. Apel, MD
J. Kessler, MD
J. Weiss, MD

Otolaryngology
C. Nguyen, MD
D. Tieu, MD

Pediatric Critical Care
D. Bruno, MD 
J. Ejike, MD 
M. Favazza, MD 
K. Lewis, MD 
J. Luu, MD 
M. Malik, MD 
R. Parungao, MD 
G. Tan, MD 
S. Treiman, MD 
N. Vilasagar, MD

Pulmonology
M. Saeed, MD
E. Sohn, MD

Radiology
L. Peng, MD
M. Ngo, MD
G. Radner, MD
R. Saul, MD

Rheumatology
J. Garza-Figueroa, MD
A. Ramanathan, MD

Sports Medicine
J. Tierney, MD

Surgery
C. Lee, MD
R. Sydorak, MD

Urology
G. Huang, MD
M. Metzdorf, MD

Well Baby Nursery/High-Risk Infant Clinic
M. Rosen, MD