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Our Team

The tiniest, most fragile newborns require the highest quality of care. The board-certified neonatologists, neonatal practitioners, pediatric surgeons, and extended team of neonatal specialists and support staff work together to provide safe, effective care for your little one.    

Our neonatal critical care team has the skills, experience, and oversight to drive positive outcomes for our youngest patients. Our highly skilled pediatric surgeons treat infants with both congenital and acquired conditions, operating with precision, speed, and care. We’re experienced at performing pediatric transplants and we’ve helped thousands of infants grow into healthy, happy children.  
 
  • Faculty

    Judy L. Aschner, MD

    Chair, Department of Pediatrics; Physician-In-Chief, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Michael I. Cohen Professor and University Chair of Pediatrics

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 741-2499 F: (718) 741-2427

    Primary Location

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

    Alan R. Fleischman, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Bioethicist, Montefiore-Einstein Center for Bioethics Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Professor of Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

    P: (914) 591-9557

    Primary Location

    353 Mountain RoadIrvington, NY 10533

    Katie R. Forman, DO

    Co-director, Neonatal Supportive (Palliative) Care program Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

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

    Mamta Fuloria, MD

    Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • Pediatrics

    Languages

    Hindi
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301

    Thomas G. Havranek, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

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

    Tamara G. Kalhan, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

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

    Mariam S. Latuga, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

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

    Yogangi Malhotra, MD

    Attending Neonatologist Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-23012 More Locations

    Suhas M. Nafday, MD

    Director Newborn Services Director, Neonatal Performance Improvement Program Director, Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia Program Montefiore Weiler Hospital Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Languages

    Hindi
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-23011 More Locations

    Sheri L. Nemerofsky, MD

    Director, Newborn Services Montefiore Wakefield Hospital Attending Neonatologist Children’s Hospital at Montefiore Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-9551 F: (718) 920-9971

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-26043 More Locations

    Shanika R. Uduwana, MD

    Attending Neonatal Hospitalist Montefiore Wakefield Hospital nstructor in PediatricsAlbert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-9549 F: (718) 920-9971

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-26041 More Locations

     
     

    Ada E. Aponte, MD

    Attending Pediatrician Montefiore Weiler Hospital Instructor in Pediatrics Albert Einstein College of Medicine

     

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-23011 More Locations

    Praveen Ballabh, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301

    Daniela Purice, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-9000

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604

    Praveen Ballabh, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

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

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301

    Daniela Purice, MD

     

    Specialties

    • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
     

    Contact Information

    P: (718) 920-9000

    Primary Location

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604

  • Fellows

    Brittany Reid, MD

     
     

    Kandie George, MD

     
     

    Stacy Rosenblum, DO

     
     

    Danitza Velasquez, MD

     
     

    Priyam Pattnaik, MD

     
     

    Babina Nayak, MD

     
     

  • Other Team Members

    Leena Alapatt, RN, PNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Nefertiti Cano, RN, FHNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Katherine Duffy, RN, FHNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Julie Gauthier, RPAC

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Patricia Greene, RN, NNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-920-9531 F: 718-920-6861
    Montefiore Hospital, Wakefield Campus
     

    Melissa Scheiner, RN, NNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Ellen Shatzkin, RPAC, MPAS

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Melissa Vega, RPAC, MPAS

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Rosario Villasenor, RN, FNP

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-920-9531 F: 718-920-6861
    Montefiore Hospital, Wakefield Campus
     

    Jennifer Zuber, RPAC

    Neonatal Practitioner

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649

    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus

     


    Jeanne DeMarzo, RN, MSN

    Director of Maternal Child Health Nursing

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Joan O’Brien, RN, MSN

    Director of Maternal Child Health Nursing

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-920-9531 F: 718-920-6861
    Montefiore Hospital, Wakefield Campus
     

    Carolyn Manning, RN, MSN

    Nurse Educator

     
     

    Zahava Cohen, RN, MSN

    Administrative Nurse Manager

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-904-4032 F: 718-904-2649
    Weiler Hospital, Einstein Campus
     

    Lindsey Garcia, RN, MSN

    Administrative Nurse Manager

     
     

    Contact Information

    P: 718-920-9531 F: 718-920-6861
    Montefiore Hospital, Wakefield Campus
     

    Celia Bertuzzi, RN, MSN

    Administrative Nurse Manager

     
     

    Montefiore Hospital, New Rochelle Campus


    Paula Ferrante, RN, IBCLC

    Lactation Consultant

     
     

    Anna Marie Murray, RN, IBCLC

    Lactation Consultant

     
     

    America Trevino, RN, IBCLC

    Lactation Consultant