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Our Team

When your child is diagnosed with cancer or a complex blood disorder, you have no time to lose. You want access to best care providers—not tomorrow, but yesterday.

If you bring your child to the Children’s Hospital of Montefiore (CHAM) you won’t have to wait. Our interdisciplinary team has built a reputation for excellent pediatric cancer care, and includes oncologists, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, neuro-radiologists, neuro-pathologists, oncology nurses, social workers, Child Life therapists and, when necessary, experts in palliative care. Together, we deliver the most cutting-edge, comprehensive treatment options with precision and efficacy. Over the years, we’ve helped innovate treatments and drive healthy outcomes for thousands of children with cancer and blood disorders.

  • Faculty

    David M. Loeb, MD,PhD

    Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation
    Director, Sarcoma Program
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Developmental and Molecular Biology

     

    Specialties

    • Hematology-Oncology (Cancer)
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2426

    Primary Location

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

    Daniel A. Weiser, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Hematology-Oncology (Cancer)
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2342 F: (718) 920-6506

    Primary Location

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

  • FELLOWS

    Arpan Sinha, MD

    Dr. Sinha is studying the role of Chd1 in hematopoiesis and its involvement in myelodysplasia and leukemogenesis in zebrafish. Her clinical research focuses on improving outcomes for children with sickle cell disease (SCD) with eneuresis. Dr. Sinha is also studying the effects of masked hypertension in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease.

     
     

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    Leanne Ostrodka, MD

    Dr. Ostrodka is studying the AML1-ETO fusion protein and its role in leukemogenesis in conjunction with the PI3K pathway in a mouse model of leukemia. Her translational research includes an assessment of the cytotoxocity of PI3K inhibitors in myeloid leukemia cells.

     
     

    Contact Information

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    Scott Moerdler, MD

    Dr. Moerdler has a clinical research interest in improving outcomes for patients with solid tumors. In addition, Dr. Moerdler is studying novel teaching strategies to improve the education of medical students and house-staff. Scott will be meeting with laboratory mentors in the upcoming months to decide the focus of his senior fellow research.

     
     

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    Rochelle Maxwell, MD

    Dr. Maxwell has a clinical research interest in optimizing supportive care measures for oncology patients, particularly the management of patients with lower risk neutropenic fever. Rochelle will be meeting with laboratory mentors in the upcoming months to decide the focus of

     
     

    Contact Information

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    Sheera Minkowitz, MD

     
     

    Adit Tal, MD

     
     

  • Other Team Members

    Caroline A. Bell, NP

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2342 F: (718) 741-2237

    Primary Location

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

    Megan M. Duggan, NP

     

    Languages

    Spanish, French
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2342 F: (718) 920-6506

    Primary Location

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

    Catherine E. Scorrano, NP

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2342 F: (718) 920-6506

    Primary Location

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

    Lynne Bicknese, RN, CPON

     
     

    Sheila Buchanan, RN

     
     

    Mayra Figueroa, RN

     
     

    Brenda Guzman, RN

     
     

    Sara Pineiro, RN, CPON

     
     

    Natalie Lind, CPON

     
     

    Michele McInerne, CPNP, CPON

     
     

    Donna Morin, CPON

     
     

    Siobhan Polese, CPON

     
     

    Bess Abrahams

    Yoga Instructor

     
     

    Trish Camia, LMSW

    Social Worker

     
     

    Lindsey Davis

    Child Life Specialists

     
     

    Doris Eugenio

    Yoga Instructor

     
     

    Talia Haviv

    Child Life Specialists

     
     

    Rigoberto Tomala, LMSW

    Social Worker

     
     

    Denise Velazquez, LMSW

     
     

    Alice Velky

    Massage Therapist

     
     

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