Physician Faculty

Leadership

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DeAlarcon

Pedro de Alarcon, MD

Department Head

Kandikattu

Bhavana
Kandikattu, MD

Program Director

Dr. Beekman

Michele Beekman, MD

Associate Program Director

Christison

Amy Christison, MD

Assistant Program Director

Moeenuddin

Zohra Moeenuddin, MD

Assistant Program Director

Dr. Rose

Elizabeth Rose, DO

Assistant Program Director

Hanson

Keith Hanson, MD, PhD

Quality and Safety Champion

 

+ = Site director/division head

Community Primary Core Teaching Faculty

  • Lynessa Alonso, MD, Pediatrician
  • + Shad Beaty, MD, Pediatrician
  • Elizabeth Ewing, MD, Pediatrician
  • + Terry Ho, MD, Pediatrician
  • Molly Lundy, MD, Pediatrician
  • Christy Oliphant, MD, Pediatrician
  • + Troy Pequette, MD, Pediatrician
  • Elizabeth Rose, DO, Pediatrician
  • Diane Santorineos, DO, Pediatrician
  • Adam Sturdavant, MD, Pediatrician
  • Christopher Wakid, MD, Pediatrician

Pediatric Ambulatory Center Faculty

  • + Zohra Moeenuddin, MD
  • Christina Pica, DO
  • Shelly Shallat, MD
  • Gail Streater, MD, Ph.D.
  • Kali Taylor, MD

Pediatric Subspecialty Faculty

Allergy / Pulmonary

  • Stephen J. Smart, MD

Adolescent Medicine

  • +William “Greg” Nulty, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Cardiology

  • Cecilia Albaro, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • William H. Albers, MD, Professor Emeritus
  • Soujanya Bogarapu, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Matthew Bramlet, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • Frank Han, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Ty Hasselman, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • David Jantzen, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Marc Knepp, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Ugo Nwanko, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Jeffrey Orcutt, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Priti Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Cardiovascular Surgery

  • + Mark Plunkett, MD

Child Abuse Pediatrics

  • + Channing Petrak, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Child Development

  • + Susan Caldecott-Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Andrew Morgan, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Siraj Siddiqi, MD
  • Sally Winek, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Child Psychiatry

  • + Lourdes Delgado-Serrano, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Critical Care

  • + Nabil Hassan, MD, Visiting Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Girish Deshpande, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Jonathan Gehlbach, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Yamini Kapileshwarkar, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Agnieszka Kulikowska, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • Edmundo Martinez, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Prachi Syngal, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sandeep Tripathi, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Endocrinology

  • + Valeria Benavides, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Mark Miller, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sue Sauder, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • Michael Torchinsky, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Anu Vishwanath, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

ENT

  • + Michael Gootee, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
  • David Zaboli, MD

Gastroenterology

  • +Ian Kang, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sandeep Gupta, MD
  • M. Rehan Khan, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Anshu Maheshwari, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Imdad Ullah, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Mohammad Yaseen, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Genetics

  • + George Hoganson, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (CT)

Healthy Kids U

  • + Amy Christison, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Hematology

  • Jonathan Roberts, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Michael Tarantino, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (CT)

Hematology/Oncology

  • Pedro de Alarcon, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • Amber D’Souza, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sabrina Kimrey, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Prerna Kumar, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Jaime Libes, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Brinda Mehta, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Mary Beth Ross, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • Kay Saving, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (CT)

Hospitalists

  • Haroon Ali, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Amira Alfil, MD Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Michele Beekman, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Brian Bamberger, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Amy Christison, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • + Trina Croland, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • James Crooks, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Adam Cross, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Tyler Fitch, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • John Fonge, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Keith Hanson, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Umair Iqbal, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Bhavana Kandikattu, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Harleena Kendhari, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Mohamed Khalifa, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Joseph Mackey, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Francis McBee Orzulak, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Elsa Vazquez Melendez, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Brendan Minardi, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Matthew Mischler, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Rawan Musaitif, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Nadia Shaikh, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sidney Stewart, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist
  • Randall Sutter, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist

Infectious Disease

  • Barry Gray, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (CT)
  • + Ban Al-Sayyed, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

  • Daniel Blascyk, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric faculty
  • W. Greg Nulty, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric faculty
  • Jay Rohde, MD, Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric Hospitalist

Neonatology

  • Ismail Abbasi, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + M. Jawad Javed, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Juanita Aguila-Corrales, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sue Clark, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Ashley Fischer, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • April Jones, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Gretchen Kopec, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Praveen Kumar, MD, Professor of Pediatrics
  • Kamlesh Macwan, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Imran Malik, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Susan Ramiro, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Nicole Rau, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Aarti Raut, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • KC Rosburg, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Shoji Samson, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Nephrology

  • Nazia Kulsum-Mecci, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Vimal Raj, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Neurology

  • Asra Akbar, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sreenivas Avula, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Zhao Liu, MD
  • Abdullah Tolaymat, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Blas Zelaya, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Neurosurgery

  • + Julian Lin, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Newborn Hospitalist

  • Amira Alfil, MD
  • Zohra Moeenuddin, MD
  • Christina Pica, DO
  • + Shelly Stone Shallat, MD
  • Sidney Stewart, MD
  • Gail Streater, MD, PhD
  • Kali Taylor, MD

Ophthalmology

  • + Steven J. Lichtenstein, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
  • Jean Vahey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

  • + Jeff Akeson, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Andy Michalowitz, DO, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Michelle Prince, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Palliative Care Division

  • + Penelope Sandiford, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Pediatric Rehab Medicine and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

  • + Susan Caldecott-Johnson, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Pediatric Surgery

  • + Charles Aprahamian, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Richard Pearl, MD, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Chief, Section of Pediatric Surgery
  • Anthony Munaco, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Paul Jeziorczak, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Daniel Robertson, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor

Plastic Surgery

  • + Eric Elwood, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery and Neurosurgery

Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

  • Kenneth Arnett, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
  • + Mohannad Mannaa, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Jeffrey Benson, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Margarita Guarin, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Radiology

  • + Eric Bugaieski, MD, Clinical Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
  • Megan Daghfal, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
  • Jane Maksimovic, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics
  • Steven Ullenius, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor

Sedation

  • Michele Beekman, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Girish Deshpande, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Keith Hanson, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Nabil Hassan, MD, Visiting Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Umair Iqbal, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Harleena Kendhari, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Mohamed Khalifa, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Nadia Shaikh, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Sandeep Tripathi, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Simulation

  • Trina Croland, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Girish Deshpande, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Elsa Vazquez-Melendez, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Gregory Podolej, MD
  • Matthew Bramlet, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Sports Medicine

  • Christopher Johnson, MD
  • Bradley Oliver, MD

University Pediatrics Teaching Faculty

  • Marte Depperman, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • + Jalayne Lapke, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Heather McLauchlan, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Contact Us

  • Christy Vincent, Pediatrics Residency Coordinator
  • 530 NE Glen Oak Ave
  • Peoria, IL 61637
  • (309) 655-2274
  • [email protected]