Johns Hopkins Skeletal Dysplasia Experts

The team at the Greenberg Center coordinates care with these skeletal dysplasia experts at Johns Hopkins.


Celide Koerner, R.N., M.S.R.D.

Senior Research Nurse
The Johns Hopkins University
Institute of Genetic Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street, Blalock 1008
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: (410) 502-1893
Fax: (410) 614-9246
[email protected]

Celide Koerner

Neurosurgery, Pediatric

Mari Groves, M.D.

  • Assistant Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Expertise: Brain Tumors, Chiari Malformations, Epilepsy Surgery, Hydrocephalus, Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors

Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Research Interests: Spinal Deformity, Skeletal Dysplasia, Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors

OB/GYN, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Prenatal Genetics

  • Karin J Blakemore, M.D.

    • Director, Prenatal Genetics, Prenatal Diagnostic Center
    • Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
    • Professor of Oncology

    Expertise: Dysmorphology, Fetal Ultrasound, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Hematologic Disorders in Pregnancy, Human Genetics

  • Angie Child Jelin, M.D.

    • Program Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship
    • Director, First Trimester Screening Program
    • Associate Director, Prenatal Genetics, Prenatal Diagnostic Center
    • Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

    Expertise: Amniocentesis, Chorionic Villus Sampling, Fetal Anomalies, Fetal Ultrasound, High Risk OB

Orthopaedics, Pediatric

Paul D. Sponseller, M.D.

  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Sponseller Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professor of Urology

Expertise: Cerebral Palsy, Fractures, Hip Dysplasia, Kyphosis, Marfan Syndrome

Otolaryngology (ENT), Pediatric

David Tunkel, M.D.

  • Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise: Airway Disorders, Cholesteatoma, Chronic Sinonasal Infection and Ear Disease, Diseases of the Ear and Nose, Diseases of the Throat in Children

Pulmonology, Pediatric

Laura Marie Sterni, M.D.

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Sleep Center
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise: Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Sleep Apnea