Pediatrics Los Angeles Medical Center - Faculty

Joshua May, MD
Program Director

Joshua May, MD
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

Doris Waldron, MD
Associate Program Director

Doris Waldron, MD
Associate 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

Ameeta Ganju, MD
Associate Residency Program Director

Ameeta Ganju, MD
Associate Residency 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

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)

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

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
R. Druma, 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 
S. Shi, 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
J. May, MD
E. Shih, MD

Gastroenterology
S. Kim, DO
F. Watanabe, MD

Genetics
M. Vera, MD

Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation
R. Cooper, MD
J. Cheng, 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
P. Arora, 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

Pediatric Palliative Care
S. Dabagh, MD

Pulmonology
M. Saeed, MD
E. Sohn, MD

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

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

Sports Medicine
J. Tierney, MD

Surgery
A. Chong, MD
C. Lee, MD
R. Sydorak, MD

Urology
G. Huang, MD
M. Metzdorf, MD

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