Our Team

Vice Chair of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Sapna Kudchadkar, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Vice Chair for Pediatric Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Anesthesiologist-In-Chief, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
  • Director, Johns Hopkins PICU Up! Program
  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Expertise: Anesthesiology, Clinical Trials, Delirium, Epidemiology, Pediatric Airway Disorders

Faculty

  • Sean Steven Barnes, M.D., M.B.A.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Melania Maria Bembea, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

    • Director, Johns Hopkins Children's Center ECMO Program
    • Director, Pediatric ACCM Clinical Research Program
    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine

  • Ivor D Berkowitz, M.B.B.Ch.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pain Management

  • Meghan Laura Bernier, M.D.

    • Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Sally Bitzer, M.D.

    • Director, Children’s Center Perioperative Optimization
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Interventional Pain Management

  • Philip Charles Carullo, M.D.

    • Program Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology

  • Laura Elizabeth Wong Chin, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Assistant Director, Ambulatory Regional Anesthesia
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Nicholas Michael Dalesio, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Director, Pediatric Anesthesia Clinical Operations
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniofacial Surgery, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Apnea

  • Dennis Ryan Delany, M.D.

    • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Pediatric Cardiology

  • Jennifer Elizabeth Light Diep, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Lori-Ann Marie Edwards, M.B.B.S.

    • Assistant Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • James Courtney Fackler, M.D.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

  • Jessica Anne George, M.D.

    • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Dheeraj Kumar Goswami, M.D.

    • Director, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Robert Steven Greenberg, M.D.

    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Acute Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Sue Hong Routson, M.D.

    • Director of Pediatric Neurocritical Care
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Neurocritical Care

  • Katherine E Hoops, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Trauma

  • Joann Beth Hunsberger, M.D., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology

  • Elizabeth Anne Hunt, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

    • Co-Chair of the Johns Hopkins CPR Advisory Committee
    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Sujatha Kannan, M.B.B.S.

    • Richard J. Traystman Endowed Chair
    • Vice Chair for Research, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics

  • Rahul Koka, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

  • Jessica Mary LaRosa, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
  • Jennifer Kim Lee-Summers, M.D.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Anesthesiology

  • Amanda Bettine Levin, M.D.

    • Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Alison Hayden Miles, D.O.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Constance Lucille Monitto, M.D.

    • Associate Clinical Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

  • Marc Aaron Murinson, M.D.

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Nina Nami, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

  • Corina Noje, M.D.

    • Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Pediatric Transport Program
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Critical Care, Critical Care Transport, Pediatrics

  • Caitlin O'Brien, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Neurocritical Care Program
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Pooja Dave O'Neil, M.D., M.B.A.

    • Associate Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
    • Instructor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pain Medicine, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Rishi Bharat Parikh, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Stephanie Vecino Rais, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology

  • Courtney Leigh Robertson, M.D.

    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Critical Care

  • Lewis Hartley Romer, M.D.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    • Professor of Cell Biology
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Acute Lung Injury (ALI), Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Pediatric Burns, Pediatric Trauma

  • Susanna Scafidi, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care

  • Jennifer Elizabeth Schramm, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Cardiology

  • Jamie McElrath Schwartz, M.D.

    • Co-Director, Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center
    • Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Cardiac Anesthesia, Cardiac Critical Care, Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Deborah Ann Schwengel, M.D., M.Ed.

    • Director, Education Research Core
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Medical Education, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Pediatrics

  • Donald Harry Shaffner Jr., M.D.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care

  • Nicole Ann Shilkofski, M.D., M.Ed.

    • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Pediatrics
    • Residency Program Director, Pediatrics
    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Diana Angelika Steppan, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Bone Marrow Transplant, General Pediatrics, Oncology, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant

  • Jochen Steppan, M.D.

    • Director of Perioperative Medicine, High Risk Cardiovascular Disease
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Anesthesiology, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology, Pulmonary Hypertension

  • David Christopher Stockwell, M.D., M.B.A.

    • Chief Medical Officer, Johns Hopkins Children's Center
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    Expertise: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • M-Irfan Suleman, M.B.B.S.

    • Director of Pediatric Chronic and Interventional Pain Program
    • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
    • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain Management, Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Chronic Pain

  • Elizabeth Winans Tucker, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Neurological Critical Care, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

  • Paola Aranda Valderrama, M.D.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Anesthesia

  • Samuel Vanderhoek, M.D.

    • Director of Pediatric Ambulatory Anesthesia and Surgery Operations
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Tricia Marie Vecchione, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Director, Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
    • Director, Pediatric Acute Pain
    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

  • Barbara Ann Vickers, M.D., M.P.H.

    • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

    Expertise: Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine

Nurse Practitioners

Irene Blake, MSN, CPNP-AC

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Trauma and Burn, Traumatic Brain Injury, Maternal-child Wellness

Irene Blake, MSN, CPNP-AC

Lauren Booth, MSN, CPNP-AC

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Pediatric Critical Care medicine, Quality Improvement, Diagnostic Stewardship, Adverse Event Reporting

Lauren Booth, MSN, CPNP-AC

Kelly Cole, MS, CPNP 

Expertise/Diseases/Conditions: Pediatric Acute Pain Management

kelly cole

Carla Hoeck, MS, CPNP-AC/PC

Expertise/Diseases/Conditions: Pediatric Acute Pain Management

Carla Hoeck

Yvette Laboy, RN, DNP, CPNP-AC, CCRN, CPN

Expertise/Diseases/Conditions: Pediatric Acute Pain Management

yvette laboy

Kelly Vasquenza, MSN, CPNP

Expertise/Diseases/Conditions: Pediatric Acute Pain Management, Pediatric Oncology Acute and Chronic Pain Management, Pediatric Palliative Care, Pediatric Mental Health

Kelly Vasquenza

Beth Wieczorek, DNP, CRNP-AC

Expertise/Diseases/Conditions: Pediatric Critical Care

Beth Wieczorek