Center for Advanced Lung (CEAL) Therapies Care Team

We've brought together a team of highly specialized, board-certified heart and lung experts. Our doctors subspecialize in heart and lung conditions and bring their unique talents and deep knowledge to the table to provide a holistic treatment plan for your child. Nowhere else on the West Coast you can find so many advanced lung and heart disease experts in one place. Our doctors conduct research to bring your child the latest treatments and stay on the leading edge of knowledge as professors within the School of Medicine.

Rebecca Kameny, MD

Rebecca Kameny, MD

Dr. Kameny is the co-director of the Center for Advanced Lung (CEAL) Therapies. She is board certified in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric critical care medicine

Rachel Hopper, MD

Rachel Hopper, MD

Dr. Hopper is the co-director of the Center for Advanced Lung (CEAL) Therapies, associate director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program, and co-director of the CRIB program. She is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric cardiology, pulmonary vascular disease

Cissy Xin Si, MD

Cissy Xin Si, MD

Dr. Si is the co-director of the Center for Advanced Lung (CEAL) Therapies and she is the associate medical director of the Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant program. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric lung transplantation, cystic fibrosis, childhood interstitial lung disease

Elisabeth Martin, MD

Elisabeth Martin, MD

Dr. Martin is the surgical director of the Center for Advanced Lung (CEAL) Therapies. She is board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric cardiac surgery

Nicholas Avdimiretz, MD

Nicholas Avdimiretz, MD

Dr. Avdimiretz is the medical director of the Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant program. He is board certified in Pediatric Pulmonology.

Areas of expertise:Lung transplantation, cystic fibrosis, aerodigestive and airway issues

David Cornfield, MD

David Cornfield, MD

Dr. Cornfield is the chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine. He is board certified in Pediatric Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Chronic lung damage in premature infants, bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Jeffrey Feinstein, MD

Jeffrey Feinstein, MD

Dr. Feinstein is the director of the Vera Moulton Wall Center for Pulmonary Vascular Disease and the medical director of the Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Program. He is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology.

Areas of expertise:Pulmonary hypertension, pediatric cardiology

David Rosenthal, MD

David Rosenthal, MD

Dr. Rosenthal is the director of the Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Therapies Program. He is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric cardiology, heart failure, heart transplant

Danton Char, MD

Danton Char, MD

Dr. Char is a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist. He is board certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric anesthesiology

Zachary Kleiman, MD

Zachary Kleiman, MD

Dr. Kleiman is a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist. He is board certified in Pediatric Anesthesiology.

Areas of expertise:Pediatric anesthesiology

Michelle Ogawa, CPNP

Michelle Ogawa, CPNP

Michelle Ogana is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in acute care.

Esther Liu, FNP-C

Esther Liu, FNP-C

Esther Liu is a certified family nurse practitioner.

Laura Green, RN, BSN

Laura Green, RN, BSN

Laura Green is the program manager for Pediatric Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant program and she is a registered nurse.