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Department of Pediatrics

Quillen College of Medicine

Pediatric Department Faculty Directory A - Z


Anand, Rajani, MD | Professor | Cardiology (patient care site)

Babcock, Brandon, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Bharti, Des, MD | Professor | Neonatology (patient care site)

Chastain, David O., MD | Professor of Pediatrics | Director of Adolescent Medicine (patient care site)

Dodd, Will, MD |  Clinical Assistant Professor |  General Pediatrician   (patient care site)

Ford, George A. MD, MS | Assistant Professor | Endocrinology (patient care site)

Gibson, Jennifer, MD  | Associate Professor | General Pediatrics

Hajianpour, MJ, MD, PhD, FACMG | Professor and Chief, Division of Medical Genetics

Hollinger, Shawn, MD | Professor | Neonatology (patient care site)

Jaishankar, Gayatri Bala, MD | Associate Professor | Associate Program Director | General Pediatrician (patient care site)

Johnson, Kiana, PhD, MSEd, MPH | Assistant Professor | Research Information

Justice, Nathan, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrician (patient care site)

Klopfenstein, Kathryn, MD | Professor | Hematology / Oncology (patient care site)

Los, Evan, MD | Assistant Professor | Endocrinology (patient care site)

Lucas, Melinda, MD, MS | Professor | MS-IV Pediatric Clerkship Director | Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Director, Pediatric Sedation Team | Director, Pediatric Transport Team | Pediatric Critical Care (patient care site)

Macariola, Demetrio, MD | Assistant Professor & Clerkship Co-Director | Director, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease (patient care site)

Malkani, Anjali, MD | Professor | Gastroenterology (patient care site)

McGill, Richard, DO | Assistant Professor | Pediatrics Hospital Medicine (patient care site)

Mills, Debra, MD | Professor | General Pediatrician (patient care site)

Popescu, Marcela, MD | Associate Professor | Hematology / Oncology (patient care site)

Puhr, Dianna C., MD | Clinical Assistant Professor | General Pediatrician (patient care site)

Schetzina, Karen, MD, MPH | Professor | General Pediatrician (patient care site) | Director, Community Pediatrics | Research Information

Shah, Darshan, MD, FAAP | Director of Neonatology | Associate Professor | Neonatology (patient care site)

Stewart, Barbara A., MD | Professor | Pediatric Pulmonology (patient care site)

Stone, William, PhD | Professor | Director, Pediatric Research | Research Information

Schweitzer, John W., MD | Assistant Professor | Hospital Medicine (patient care site) 

Tuell, Dawn, MD | Associate Professor | Director of Residency Program | Generalist (patient care site)

Turner, Elizabeth, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatric Hospital Medicine (patient care site) 

Wattad, Ahmad, MD | Professor | Pediatric Nephrology (patient care site)

Williams, Jackson, MD | Associate Professor |  General Pediatrician   (patient care site)

Wilt, Andrew Steven MD |  Assistant Professor |  Hospital Medicine  (patient care site)  

Wood, David L., MD | Pediatric Chairman | General Pediatrician (patient care site)

Xixis, Kathryn, MD | Assistant Professor | Pediatric Neurologist (patient care site)  


Bird, Martha, MD | 
Adjunct Associate Professor | Psychiatry (patient care site)
Olsen, Martin, MD | Adjunct Professor | Gynecology (patient care site)
Taylor, Lesli, MD | Adjunct Professor | Surgery (patient care site)
Teixera, Otto, MD  | Professor | Cardiology (patient care site)

Thigpen, James, PharmD | Adjunct Assistant Professor 


  • Alman, Angie, PhD | Clinical Assistant Professor
    Brown, Seth, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
    Castro, Sandra, MD | Clinical Associate ProfessorDirector, MSHA ER Department 
    Combs, Landon, MD | Clinical Associate Professor 
    Combs, Steven, MD | Clinical Professor
    Farmer, Margaret, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
    Francisco, Mary, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
  • Gavirneni, Madhavi, MD | Assistant Professor | General Pediatrics
  • Gill, Thomas, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
    Girish, Mirle, MD  | Clinical Associate Professor
  • Grunstra, Bernard, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
    Heise, John G., MD  | Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Hussey, Elizabeth, RN, NNP | Clinical Instructor | Neonatal
  • Ledes, Christopher, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
    Lewis, Donald, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
    Makres, Thomas, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
    Musil, Allen, MD  | Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Neal, Marianne, MD | Clinical Associate Professor | Radiology
  • Pearson, James, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Puhr, Dianna, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
    Strickland, Katherine, EeD | Clinical Instructor | Hematology/Oncology
    Swarner, O., MD | Clinical Associate Professor
  • Taylor, Tedford, MD | Clinical Associate Professor
  • Thigpen, James, MD | Adjunct Assistant Professor
    Villaneuve, Paul, MD | Clinical Assistant Professor
    Whittlesey, Aimee, NNP | Clinical Instructor
    Willocks, Angela, RN, FNP | Clinical Instructor
    Wireman, Jill, MD  | Clinical Associate Professor


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