• Meet the Team

    The Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center at Cincinnati Children's is home to specialists with a variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for your child's unique needs.

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    Brenda Wong, MD, MBBS Director, Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center/MDA Clinic 513-636-4222

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    A photo of Irina Rybalsky.

    Irina Rybalsky, MD, PhD Staff Physician 513-636-4222

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    Karen (Courtney) Shellenbarger, RN, APRN, CPNP Nurse Practitioner, Division of Neurology 513-803-3000

    A photo of Brenda Wong.

    Brenda Wong, MD, MBBS Director, Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center/MDA Clinic 513-636-4222

    A photo of John Jefferies.

    John Lynn Jefferies, MD, MPH, FAAP, FACC Director, Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy 513-803-1675

    A photo of Thomas D. Ryan.

    Thomas D. Ryan, MD, PhD Heart Failure, Transplant, VAD Physician 513-803-2913

    A photo of Jeffrey Towbin.

    Jeffrey A. Towbin, MD, FAAP, FACC, FAHA Director, Heart Institute Diagnostic Laboratory 513-636-3049

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    A photo of Ajay Kaul.

    Ajay Kaul, MD Director, Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders 513-636-4415

    A photo of Elizabeth Ulm.

    Elizabeth A. Ulm, LGC Genetic Counselor, Division of Human Genetics 513-803-4684

    A photo of Elizabeth Jackson.

    Elizabeth C. Jackson, MD Director, Healthy Bladder Clinic 513-636-4975

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    Barbara J. Godshall, MMSc, RD, CSP, LD, CD, CNSC Registered Dietitian, Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center 513-636-7607

    A photo of Viral V. Jain.

    Viral V. Jain, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon 513-636-4785

    James J. McCarthy, MD, MHCM

    James J. McCarthy, MD, MHCM Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 513-636-8429

    A photo of Peter Sturm.

    Peter F. Sturm, MD Director, Crawford Spine Center 513-636-4785

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    Mark Meyer, MD Anesthesiologist 513-636-4408

    A photo of Deborah Palmisano.

    Deborah W. Palmisano, MSW, LISW Social Worker, Pediatric Palliative and Comfort Care Team (PACT) 513-636-5479

    A photo of Norbert Weidner.

    Norbert J. Weidner, MD Anesthesiologist 513-636-4408

    A photo of Rebecca Brown.

    Rebeccah L. Brown, MD Associate Director, Trauma Services 513-636-4371

    A photo of Victor Garcia.

    Victor F. Garcia, MD, FACS, FAAP Founding Director, Trauma Services 513-636-4371

    A photo of Thomas Inge.

    Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP Surgical Director, Surgical Weight Loss Program for Teens 513-636-4371

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    Lili Miles, MD Staff Pathologist 513-636-4261

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    Ann E. McCormick, PT, PhD, NCS Physical Therapist II, Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 513-636-4651

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    Michelle N. McGuire, PT, MPT Coordinator, Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 513-636-4651

    A photo of Raouf Amin.

    Raouf S. Amin, MD Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine 513-636-6771

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    Carolyn M. Burrows, MSN, APRN, PNP Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Division of Pulmonary Medicine 513-636-6771

    A photo of Hemant Sawnani.

    Hemant Sawnani, MD Division of Pulmonary Medicine 513-636-6771

    A photo of Lainie K. Holman.

    Lainie K. Holman, MFA, MD Staff Physician II, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 513-636-7480

    A photo of Mary McMahon, MD.

    Mary A. McMahon, MD Director, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 513-636-7480

    A photo of Jeffery Molkentin, PhD.

    Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhD Professor | Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator 513-636-3557

    A photo of Jessica Linck.

    Jessica A. Linck, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist II, Division of Speech-Language Pathology 513-636-4341

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    Elizabeth McCarty, OTR/L, ATP Occupational Therapist 513-636-4601