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LLU School of Medicine Neonatology Fellowship

Neonatology Faculty 

 


Arlin Blood, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Neonatal Research
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: nitrite metabolism, pharmacodynamics in premature infants, pulmonary hypertension, cerebral hypoxia-ischemia, and necrotizing enterocolitis

 


Adam Czynski, DO
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Douglas Deming, MD
Chief of Neonatology
Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director of the LLUCH ECMO Program
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: ECMO, neonatal pulmonary function, neurodevelopment, thyroid function

 


Elba Fayard, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Director of the NICU
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: retinopathy of prematurity, neonatal nutrition

 


Mitchell Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Citrus Valley Medical Center
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: ventilation, oximetry, computer systems

 


Andrew Hopper, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatology Fellowship Program Director
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: ECMO, pulmonary hypertension, inhaled nitric oxide, nitrite metabolism

 


Yomna Ibrahim, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Munaf Kadri, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Neonatologist
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Sunhwa Kim, MD
Medical Director of NICU Transport Team
Pediatric Residency Liaison of NICU Teaching Program
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: crafts, gardening, snowboarding, travel

 


Adrian Lavery, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatology Fellowship, Associate Program Director
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Lily Martorell-Bendezu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Neonatologist
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


T. Allen Merritt, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: techniques of surfactant administration, surfactant distribution, clinical trials with aerosols, reducing postpartum relapse

 


Houchang D. Modanlou, MD
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Yona Nicolau, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Ricardo L. Peverini, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
Vice Dean for Clinical Faculty of LLUSM
President of LLU Faculty Medical Group

Interests: medical informatics and decision support systems

 


Raylene Phillips, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine
International Board Certified Lactation Consultant

Interests: maternal-infant attachment, breastfeeding support, and developmental protective care

 


Tabitha Solomon, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Giang Truong, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

 


Diana Trupp, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine

Interests: newborn screening program

 


Linda Yang, MD
Medical Director of High-Risk Infant Follow-Up Clinic
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine