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

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

Dr. Hanley is the Executive Director of the Betty Irene Moore Children’s Heart Center 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

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

Areas of expertise:Genetics

Mark Beidelman, PsyD

Dr. Beidelman is a clinical psychologist.

Areas of expertise:Neuropsychology

Leslie Berkowitz, DDS

Dr. Berkowitz is board certified in Pediatric Dentistry.

Areas of expertise:Dentistry

Abanti Chaudhuri, MD

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

Areas of expertise:Nephrology

Uta Francke, MD

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

Areas of expertise:Genetics

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

Dr. Jordan is a clinical psychologist.

Areas of expertise:Clinical psychology

Aneil Kamboj, DDS

Dr. Kamboj is board certified in Pediatric Densistry.

Areas of expertise:Dentistry

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

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

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

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

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

Areas of expertise:Endocrinology

Ann Shue, MD

Dr. Shue is board certified in Ophthalmology. 

Areas of expertise:Ophthalmology

Dawn Siegel, MD

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

Areas of expertise:Dermatology

Elif Seda Selamet Tierney, MD

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

Areas of expertise:Marfan syndrome and Loeys-Dietz syndrome

Alexi Garcia Gonzalez, LCSW

Alexi Garcia Gonzalez is a social worker.

Sharmila Ravi, MS, LCGC

Sharmila Ravi is a licensed certified genetic counselor.

Areas of expertise:Genetic counseling and testing for cardiovascular connective tissue disorders

Amy Trigg, RD

Amy Trigg is a dietician. 

Megan Wu, PA-C

Megan Wu is a physician assistant. 

Victoria Amirian, RN

Victoria Amirian is a nurse coordinator.

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: