Our Care Team

Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorders

Our Connective Tissue Disorders Program care team consists of a wide range of specialists who have deep expertise in treating children with connective tissue disorders and can help your child. Our team members are certified according to their specialty, and teach at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Claudia Algaze, MD

Claudia Algaze, MD

Dr. Algaze is the director of the Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorders Program. She is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric cardiology, connective tissue disorders

Frank Hanley, MD

Frank Hanley, MD

Dr. Hanley is the division chief of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery and he is the Lawrence Crowley, MD, Endowed Professor in Child Health. Dr. Hanley is board certified in Thoracic Surgery.

Areas of expertise:Cardiothoracic surgery, Marfan syndrome, tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great arteries (TGA) and unifocalization

Suha Bachir, MD, MS

Suha Bachir, MD, MS

Dr. Bachir is board certified in Clinical Genetics and Genomics.

Areas of expertise:Genetics

Mark Beidelman, PsyD

Mark Beidelman, PsyD

Dr. Beidelman is a clinical psychologist.

Areas of expertise:Neuropsychology

Leslie Berkowitz, DDS

Leslie Berkowitz, DDS

Areas of expertise:Dentistry

Abanti Chaudhuri, MD

Abanti Chaudhuri, MD

Dr. Chaudhuri is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology.

Areas of expertise:Nephrology

Uta Francke, MD

Uta Francke, MD

Dr. Francke is board certified in Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics, and Clinical Molecular Genetics.

Areas of expertise:Genetics

Meghan Imrie, MD

Meghan Imrie, MD

Dr. Imrie is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Areas of expertise:Scoliosis and other spinal deformities, orthopedic trauma, hip dysplasia, clubfoot and other foot and ankle deformities, neuromuscular conditions

Tracy Jordan, PhD

Tracy Jordan, PhD

Dr. Jordan is a clinical psychologist.

Areas of expertise:Clinical psychology

Aneil Kamboj, DDS

Aneil Kamboj, DDS

Areas of expertise:Dentistry

Michael Ma, MD

Michael Ma, MD

Dr. Ma is board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery.

Areas of expertise:Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

Elisabeth Martin, MD

Elisabeth Martin, MD

Dr. Martin is the surgical director of the Pulmonary Artery Reconstruction Program. She is board certified in Cardiac Surgery.

Areas of expertise:Cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, heart transplantation

Miguel Moreno, MD

Miguel Moreno, MD

Dr. Moreno is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with special qualification in Child Neurology.

Areas of expertise:Child neurology including headaches and migraine, developmental delays and epilepsy

Allan Reiss, MD

Allan Reiss, MD

Dr. Reiss is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Areas of expertise:Child and adolescent psychiatry, neurodevelopmental and neurogenetic disorders

Hilary Seeley, MD

Hilary Seeley, MD

Dr. Seeley is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology.

Areas of expertise:Endocrinology

Ann Shue, MD

Ann Shue, MD

Areas of expertise:Ophthalmology

Dawn Siegel, MD

Dawn Siegel, MD

Dr. Siegel is board certified in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology.

Areas of expertise:Dermatology

Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD

Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD

Dr. Tierney is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology.

Areas of expertise:Marfan syndrome and Loeys-Dietz syndrome

Victoria Amirian, RN

Victoria Amirian, RN

Victoria Amirian is a nurse coordinator.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is the program manager of the Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorders Program.

Alexi Garcia Gonzalez, LCSW

Alexi Garcia Gonzalez, LCSW

Alexi Garcia Gonzalez is a social worker.

Sharmila Ravi, CGC

Sharmila Ravi, CGC

Sharmila Ravi is a genetic counselor.

Amy Trigg, RD

Amy Trigg, RD

Amy Trigg is a dietician. 

Megan Wu, PA-C

Megan Wu, PA-C

Megan Wu is a physician assistant. 

A patient's care team includes other Stanford Medicine Children's Health providers. We coordinate these specialists through a single point of contact to simplify care and coordination. Based on the patient's diagnosis, the core care team may include members from the following teams: