Neonatology Care Team

Our Neonatology physicians are based at several locations throughout the Bay Area, with some practicing at more than one location. Our Stanford Medicine physicians are faculty at the Stanford School of Medicine. Our hospitalists are physicians who specialize in clinical, hospital-based care. Please see our list of neonatologists below, organized alphabetically by their primary location:

Neonatologists

Lawrence Prince, MD

Dr. Prince is the division chief of Neonatology and co-director of Johnson Center for Pregnancy & Newborn Services. He is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Cody Arnold, MD

Dr. Arnold is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Lisa Bain, MD

Dr. Bain is the associate chief for Quality Improvement. She is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Sonia Bonifacio, MD

Dr. Bonifacio is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Ritu Chitkara, MD

Dr. Chitkara is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Valerie Chock, MD

Dr. Chock is the associate director of Neonatal Services, Fetal and Pregnancy Health Program. She is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Alexis Davis, MD

Dr. Davis is the medical director of Packard Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine, neonatology, fetal and maternal health

Fatima Eskandar-Afshari, DO

Dr. Eskandar-Afshari is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Janene Fuerch, MD

Dr. Fuerch is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine, neonatology

Louis Halamek, MD

Dr. Halamek is the director of the Center for Advanced Pediatric and Perinatal Education. He is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Susan Hintz, MD

Dr. Hintz is the director of the Fetal and Pregnancy Health Program.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Anca Pasca, MD

Dr. Pasca is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Jochen Profit, MD

Dr. Profit is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Nilima Ragavan, MBBS

Dr. Ragavan is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Anand Rajani, MD

Dr. Rajani is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology, neonatal-perinatal medicine

Anoop Rao, MD

Dr. Rao is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Jonathan Reiss, MD

Dr. Reiss is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

William Rhine, MD

Dr. Rhine is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Melissa Scala, MD

Dr. Scala is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Nicole Yamada, MD

Dr. Yamada is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Neonatal hospitalists

Elizabeth Blecharczyk, MD

Dr. Blecharczyk is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Shannon Chan, MD

Dr. Chan is board certified in Pediatrics.

Kenneth Christensen, MD

Dr. Christensen is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Matthew Cranshaw, MD

Dr. Cranshaw is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Chandani DeZure, MD

Dr. DeZure is board certified in Pediatrics.

Alma Erice-Taganas, MD

Dr. Erice-Taganas is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Adam Frymoyer, MD

Dr. Frymoyer is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Arun Gupta, MD

Dr. Gupta is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Irene Jun, MD

Dr. Jun is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Shamita Punjabi, MD

Dr. Punjabi is board certified in Pediatrics.

Michael Scahill, MD

Dr. Scahill is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Rachel Schwemberger, MD

Dr. Schwemberger is board certified in Pediatrics.

Wendy Si, MD

Dr. Si is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Nichole Wang, DO

Dr. Wang is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Jadene Wong, MD

Dr. Wong is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Advanced practice providers

Kathy Beall, NP
Kristine Boyle, NP
Erin Comolli, NP
Beth Fluharty, NP
Lorena Fuji, NP
Lauren Gale, NP
Cecelia Glennon, NP
Alyssa Harbaugh, NP
Katie Hunt, NP
Abby Jacobs, NP
Savannah Kahn, NP
Diana Kobayashi, NP
Cindy Lam, NP
Sharon Lau, NP
Matthew Ly, NP
Courtney MacDowell, NP
Christine Manipon, NP
Audrey Moore, NP
Amanda Moy, NP
Diana Ng, NP
Laura Popovich, NP
Arlene Sheehan, NP
Rachael Small, NP
Kirsten Strzok, NP
Jackie Tong, NP
Shelby Vallandingham, NP
Nicole Weigel, NP
Danielle Wetzel, NP

Neonatologists

Malathi Balasundaram, MD

Dr. Balasundaram is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Christine Johnson, MD

Dr. Johnson is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Rachel Land, MD

Dr. Land is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Katherine McCallie, MD

Dr. McCallie is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Meera Sankar, MD

Dr. Sankar is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Dharshi Sivakumar, MD

Dr. Sivakumar is the medical director of El Camino Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Neonatologists

Nilima Ragavan, MBBS

Dr. Ragavan is the medical director of Sequoia Special Care Nursery. She is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Stephanie Miller, MD

Dr. Miller is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Neonatal hospitalists

Azin Akbarnejad-Oshagh, MD

Dr. Akbarnejad-Oshagh is board certified in Pediatrics.

 

Kenneth Christensen, MD

Dr. Christensen is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Alma Erice-Taganas, MD

Dr. Erice-Taganas is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Eric Foote, MD

Dr. Foote is board certified in Pediatrics.

Mohamed Hasan, MD

Dr. Hasan is board certified in Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatology

Suzanne Nourmand, MD

Dr. Nourmand is board certified in Pediatrics.

Wendy Si, MD

Dr. Si is board certified in Pediatrics.

Neonatologists

Magdy Ismail, MD

Dr. Ismail is the medical director of Dominican Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Tony Issa, MD

Dr. Issa is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Nicole Anderson Smith, MD

Dr. Anderson Smith is board certified in Pediatrics.

Neonatologists

Edward McNamara, MD

Dr. McNamara is the medical director of Watsonville Special Care Nursery. He is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Neonatologists

Robert Castro, MD

Dr. Castro is the medical director of Salinas Valley Health Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. He is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Gregory Glasscock, MD, PhD

Dr. Glasscock is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Tabitha Solomon, MD

Dr. Solomon is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine

Carl Yaeger, MD

Dr. Yaeger is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Pediatrics.

Areas of expertise:Neonatal-perinatal medicine