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Our Team

  • Faculty

    Giles J. Peek, MD

    Chief, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Center, ECMO Director Professor, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-7580 F: (718) 231-7113

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24033 More Locations

    Steven J. Choi, MD

    Associate Vice President, Director, Montefiore Network Performance Improvement Director, Montefiore Institute for Performance Improvement (MIPI) Associate Professor of Pediatrics

     

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Cardiac Intensive Care Specialist
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2315 F: (718) 920-4351 Email

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24031 More Locations

     
     

     
     

    Dimitrios P. Papavassiliou, MD

    Attending Physician, The Children's Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Cardiology (Heart)
    • Noninvasive Fetal Imaging

    Languages

    Greek
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2343 F: (718) 920-4351

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24033 More Locations

    Jessica Rieder, MD,MS

    Attending Physician, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
    Director, B’N Fit Weight Management Program, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Healthy Heart
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-6781 F: (718) 944-5862 Email

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24031 More Locations

    Syed Ali N. Zaidi, MD

    Director, Montefiore Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program (MAtCH) Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Cardiology (Heart)
    • Cardiology (Heart)
    • Pediatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-5882 F: (718) 654-6264 Email

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion3400 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24044 More Locations

     
     

    Henry M. Ushay, MD,PhD

    Director, Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Cardiac Intensive Care Specialist
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2440 F: (718) 654-6692 Email

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24031 More Locations

    Robert W. Marion, MD

    Professor, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Clinical Genetics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2323 F: (718) 920-6506 Email

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24031 More Locations

    Frederick J. Kaskel, MD,PhD

    Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Nephrology (Kidney)
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 655-1120 F: (718) 652-3136 Email

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24036 More Locations

    Peter F. Belamarich, MD

    Vice Chair, Affiliate and Network Relations Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Gastroenterology
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 405-8040 F: (718) 405-8091

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)1621 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-26043 More Locations

    Madhu Sharma, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Cardiology (Heart)
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-4351

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-24032 More Locations

    Peer Dar, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Clinical Genetics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 405-8218 F: (718) 405-8024

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Park at Eastchester1695 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-23746 More Locations

    Robert M. Angert, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Languages

    Spanish
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 904-4105 F: (718) 904-2659

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-23013 More Locations

    Madelyn D. Kahana, MD

    Interim Division Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Division Director, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, CHAM Professor and Vice Chair, Anesthesiology and Professor, Pediatrics, Einstein

     

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-4316 F: (718) 881-2245 Email

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Medical Center111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-24013 More Locations

    George Ofori-Amanfo, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2487 F: (718) 654-4161

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    Gregory Gates, PhD
     

    Gregory Gates, PhD

    Program Director

     

    Specialties

    Exercise Physiology
     

  • Fellows

    Christine Capone, MD

     
     

    Kanika Mathur, MD

     
     

    Simone Jhaveri, MD

     
     

    Zachary Hena, MD

     
     

     


  • Other Team Members

    Sobeyda Garcia

    Administrative Assistant, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

     
     

    Stacey Nieves

    Administrative Assistant, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery

     
     

    Serena Rodriguez
     

    Serena Rodriguez

    Administrative Supervisor, Pediatric Cardiology

     
     

    Nicholas Mellas, CCP

    Director of Cardiac Perfusion

     
     

    Daniel Rodriguez, CCP

    Marino Flores, CCP Pediatric Cardiac Perfusion

     
     

    Kimberly Beddows, NP
     

    Kimberly Beddows, NP

    Pediatric Heart Transplant Coordinator

     
     

    Sadahf Shujauddin, NP
     

    Sadahf Shujauddin, NP

    Pediatric Outpatient Nurse Practitioner

     
     

    Janice Migniuolo, RN
     

    Janice Migniuolo, RN

    Pediatric Sedation Nurse

     
     

    Lynn Nappo, RN

    Pediatric Electrophysiology Nurse

     
     

    Suzanne Knowlton, RN,

    Associate Administrative Nurse Manager Pediatric Catheterization Laboratory Staff

     
     

    Agnieszka Bellamy

    Special Procedure Technologist

     
     

    Katie Simon

    Child Life Specialist

     
     

    Suany Aquino Chudavala, LCSW
     

    Suany Aquino Chudavala, LCSW

    Social Work

     
     

    Nilam Gandhi, Pharm D, MBA

    Clinical Pharmacy Manager, Pediatric Pharmacy

     
     

    Nida Siddiqui, Pharm D

    Transplant Pharmacist

     
     

    Milissa Sprinkle
     

    Milissa Sprinkle

    Fetal Heart Program Coordinator

     
     

    Nicole Vann
     

    Nicole Vann

    Pediatric Catheterization Administrative Coordinator

     
     

    Chelsie Cornelius
     

    Chelsie Cornelius

    Program Assistant

     
     

    Grace Garcia
     

    Grace Garcia

    Program Assistant

     
     

    Jo-Ann Kanter
     

    Jo-Ann Kanter

    Program Assistant

     
     

    Yvonne Rojas
     

    Yvonne Rojas

    Program Assistant

     
     

    Frank Varcasia
     

    Frank Varcasia

    Program Assistant