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The Epidermolysis Bullosa Center at Cincinnati Children's is home to specialists with a wide variety of backgrounds and areas of focus. As a team, this diversity makes us better prepared to care for your child's unique needs.
Roger Cornwall, MD Clinical Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 513-636-4785
Clinical Director, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgical Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Center
Director, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
Associate Professor, UC Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Brachial plexus birth palsy; pediatric hand and wrist trauma; congenital hand and upper extremity abnormalities; complex pediatric elbow trauma and deformities; gymnast wrist.
Dr. Cornwall is a full time pediatric hand and upper extremity surgeon who founded the Hand and Upper Extremity Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 2009. He is nationally known for his expertise in treating conditions that affect the pediatric hand and upper extremities, including complex trauma and congenital deformities, and brachial plexus injuries. He also runs a basic science laboratory investigating the neurological control of postnatal muscle growth, aiming to develop novel physiological treatments for neuromuscular contractures.
MD: Columbia University, New York, NY, 1997.
Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2002.
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Harvard University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 2003.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
Visiting Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery, Groote Schuur Hospital and Red Cross Children's Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, 2004.
Visiting Fellowship: Pediatric Hand and Brachial Plexus Surgery, l'Institut de la Main, Paris, France, 2004.
Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006; Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand, The American Board of Surgery, 2009.
Cheng W, Cornwall R, Crouch DL, Li Z, Saul KR. Contributions of Muscle Imbalance and Impaired Growth to Postural and Osseous Shoulder Deformity Following Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy: A Computational Simulation Analysis. J Hand Surg Am. 2015 Apr 3.
Eismann EA, Little KJ, Laor T, Cornwall R. Glenohumeral abduction contracture in children with unresolved neonatal brachial plexus palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015 Jan 21;97(2):112-8.
Eismann EA, Lucky AW, Cornwall R. Hand function and quality of life in children with epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014 Mar-Apr;31(2):176-82.
Nikolaou S, Hu L, Tuttle LJ, Weekley H, Christopher W, Lieber RL, Cornwall R. Contribution of denervated muscle to contractures after neonatal brachial plexus injury: not just muscle fibrosis. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Mar;49(3):398-404.
Eismann EA, Bauer A, Kozin SH, Louden E, Cornwall R. The relationship between medical malpractice litigation and parent reports of patient function following neonatal brachial plexus palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Mar 5;96(5):373-9.
Eismann EA, Little KJ, Kunkel ST, Cornwall R. Clinical research fails to support more aggressive management of pediatric upper extremity fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Aug 7;95(15):1345-50.
Reading BD, Laor T, Salisbury SR, Lippert WC, Cornwall R. Quantification of humeral head deformity following neonatal brachial plexus palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Sep 19;94(18):e136(1-8).
Weekley H, Nikolaou S, Hu L, Eismann E, Wylie C, Cornwall R. The effects of denervation, reinnervation, and muscle imbalance on functional muscle length and elbow flexion contracture following neonatal brachial plexus injury. J Orthop Res. 2012 Aug;30(8):1335-42.
Kunkel S, Eismann E, Cornwall R. Utility of the pediatric outcomes data collection instrument for assessing acute hand and wrist injuries in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Oct-Nov;31(7):767-72.
Nikolaou S, Peterson E, Kim A, Wylie C, Cornwall R. Impaired growth of denervated muscle contributes to contracture formation following neonatal brachial plexus injury. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Mar 2;93(5):461-70.
Anne W. Lucky, MD Medical Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Center 513-636-2009
Medical Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Center
Volunteer Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, UC Department of Pediatrics
All aspects of pediatric dermatology, especially acne
Dr. Anne Lucky is a pediatric dermatologist who is currently working at both Cincinnati Children’s and in private practice. She obtained her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. She has a long academic career in laboratory and clinical practice with over 200 peer-reviewed publications, as well as many reviews, book chapters, and national and international invited lectures.
She is the director of the Epidermolysis Bullosa Center and a founding member of the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Center. She holds board certification in pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology and dermatology and has served as the president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Board of Dermatology. She is active in the Hemangioma Investigator Group (HIG) which a multi-institutional research consortium to provide quality data on the safety and effectiveness of the novel application of therapeutics in infantile hemangiomas. Dr. Lucky’s specialties include all aspects of pediatric dermatology.
BA: Pembroke College in Brown University, Providence, RI, 1966.
MD: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1970.
Residency: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1973; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1981.
Fellowship: Human Genetics and Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1974; Clinical Associate (Endocrinology), Reproduction Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., 1976.
Certification: Pediatrics, 1975; Pediatric Endocrinology, 1978; Dermatology, 1981.
Hinze CH, Lucky AW, Bove KE, Marsh RA, Bleesing JH, Passo MH. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 presenting with recurrent pyoderma gangrenosum and flaccid scarring. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Sep-Oct;27(5):500-3.
Goldschneider K, Lucky AW, Mellerio JE, Palisson F, del Carmen Viñuela Miranda M, Azizkhan RG. Perioperative care of patients with epidermolysis bullosa: proceedings of the 5th international symposium on epidermolysis bullosa, Santiago Chile, December 4-6, 2008. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Sep;20(9):797-804.
Abdulla F, Sheth AP, Lucky AW. Hemorrhagic, bullous Henoch Schonlein purpura in a 16-year-old girl with previously undiagnosed dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Mar-Apr;27(2):203-4.
Goldschneider KR, Lucky AW. Pain management in epidermolysis bullosa. Dermatol Clin. 2010 Apr;28(2):273-82, ix. Review.
Lomenick JP, Reifschneider KL, Lucky AW, Adams D, Azizkhan RG, Woo JG, Backeljauw PF. Prevalence of adrenal insufficiency following systemic glucocorticoid therapy in infants with hemangiomas. Arch Dermatol. 2009 Mar;145(3):262-6.
Biro FM, Huang B, Daniels SR, Lucky AW. Pubarche as well as thelarche may be a marker for the onset of puberty. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2008 Dec;21(6):323-8.
Lucky AW, Koltun W, Thiboutot D, Niknian M, Sampson-Landers C, Korner P, Marr J. A combined oral contraceptive containing 3-mg drospirenone/ 20-microg ethinyl estradiol in the treatment of acne vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating lesion counts and participant self-assessment. Cutis. 2008 Aug;82(2):143-50.
Perman M, Sheth P, Lucky AW. Progressive macular hypomelanosis in a 16-year old. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008 Jan-Feb;25(1):63-5.
Gupta J, Grube E, Ericksen MB, Stevenson MD, Lucky AW, Sheth AP, Assa'ad AH, Khurana Hershey GK. Intrinsically defective skin barrier function in children with atopic dermatitis correlates with disease severity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Mar;121(3):725-730.e2.
Stehr W, Farrell MK, Lucky AW, Johnson ND, Racadio JM, Azizkhan RG. Non-endoscopic percutaneous gastrostomy placement in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008 Mar;24(3):349-54.
Benjamin S. Bolser, MD Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine 513-803-8092 email@example.com
Attending Physician, Division of Hospital Medicine
Postoperative pediatric care of medically complex children; hospital care of children with epidermolysis bullosa.
Dr. Bolser has had four years in private practice and two years with the Diagnostic Referral Service at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital. He was an original member of the Division of Hospital Medical Surgical Service at Cincinnati Children's. He was a member of the first team to offer specialized hospitalist care to children with epidermolysis bullosa.
Beverly L. Connelly, MD Director, Infection Control Program 513-636-8492 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Infection Control Program
Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Hospital infection control; post-graduate medical education programs; vaccine preventable disease; antibiotic resistance
MD: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga., 1979.
Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979-1982.
Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1983-1986.
Certification: Pediatrics, 1984; Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1994, recertified, 2000.
Michael K. Farrell, MD 513-636-4415 email@example.com
MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1970.
Internship: Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital, Harrisburg, PA, 1970 to 1971.
Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1974 to 1976.
Fellowship: Ambulatory Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1976 to 1977.
Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1977 to 1979.
Britto MT, Byczkowski TL, Anneken AM, Hausfeld J, Schoettker PJ, Farrell MK, Kotagal UR. Improving access to pediatric subspecialty care: initial failures and lessons learned. Qual Manag Health Care. 2008 Oct-Dec;17(4):320-9.
Stehr W, Farrell MK, Lucky AW, Johnson ND, Racadio JM, Azizkhan RG. Non-endoscopic percutaneous gastrostomy placement in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008 Mar;24(3):349-54.
Azizkhan RG, Stehr W, Cohen AP, Wittkugel E, Farrell MK, Lucky AW, Hammelman BD, Johnson ND, Racadio JM. Esophageal strictures in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa: an 11-year experience with fluoroscopically guided balloon dilatation. J Pediatr Surg. 2006 Jan;41(1):55-60; discussion 55-60.
Noel RJ, Miles L, Putnam PE, Farrell MK. Clinical quiz: rectal prolapse. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2004 Nov;39(5):567, 575.
Pohl JF, Hughes C, Farrell MK. Pathology teach and tell: chronic-onset hereditary tyrosinemia type I. Pediatr Pathol Mol Med. 2001 May-Jun;20(3):241-4.
Perlstein PH, Kotagal UR, Schoettker PJ, Atherton HD, Farrell MK, Gerhardt WE, Alfaro MP. Sustaining the implementation of an evidence-based guideline for bronchiolitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2000 Oct;154(10):1001-7.
Perlstein PH, Kotagal UR, Bolling C, Steele R, Schoettker PJ, Atherton HD, Farrell MK. Evaluation of an evidence-based guideline for bronchiolitis. Pediatrics. 1999 Dec;104(6):1334-41.
Pohl JF, Murarka P, Farrell MK, Bezerra J. Insights. Pylephlebitis. J Pediatr. 1999 Oct;135(4):529.
Dellert SF, Farrell MK, Specker BL, Heubi JE. Bone mineral content in children with short bowel syndrome after discontinuation of parental nutrition. J Pediatr. 1998 Mar;132(3 Pt 1):516-9.
Dellert SF, Nowicki MJ, Farrell MK, Delente J, Heubi JE. The 13C-xylose breath test for the diagnosis of small bowel bacterial overgrowth in children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 1997 Aug;25(2):153-8.
Jason S. Frischer, MD Director, Colorectal Center 513-636-3240 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Colorectal Center
Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program
Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Surgery
Jason S. Frischer, MD, has been named the director of the Colorectal Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He earned his medical degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree at SUNY Downstate and went on to complete his general surgery and chief residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he focused his training on inflammatory bowel disease. Additionally, he spent two years as the ECMO fellow and postdoctoral research fellow in angiogenesis at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University. Dr. Frischer completed his pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of New York, Columbia University.
Dr. Frischer has a special interest in pediatric colorectal surgery including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis), Hirschsprung’s disease anorectal malformations (ARM), fecal incontinence and constipation. He serves as the director of the ECMO program and is a member of the congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) team. He is also a member of the Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) Center. He has an interest in neonatal surgery and minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Frischer is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (national medical honor society) and was selected by Cincy Magazine Best Doctors from 2010 to 2013. He also was selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and U.S. News & World Report “Top Doctors” in 2012 and 2013.
BS: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1995.
MD: SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 1999.
Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2000-2001 and 2003-2006.
ECMO/Research Fellowship: Children's Hospital of New York - Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2001-2003.
Pediatric Surgery Residency: Children's Hospital of New York – Presbyterian, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2006-2008.
Certification: General Surgery, 2007; Pediatric Surgery, 2010.
Chernoguz A, Crawford, K, Vandersall A, Willson T, Denson LA, Frischer JS. Pre-treatment with Anti-VEGF therapy may exacerbate inflammation in experimental acute colitis. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;47(2):347-54.
Le LD, Keswani SG, Biesiada J, Lim FY, Kingma PS, Haberman BE, Frischer J, Habli M, Crombleholme TM. The congenital diaphragmatic hernia composite prognostic index correlates with survival in left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jan;47(1):57-62.
Lawal TA, Falcone RA, von Allmen D, Denson LA, Levitt MA, Warner BW, Frischer JS. The utility of routine pouchogram before ileostomy reversal in children and adolescents following ileal pouch anal anastomosis. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun;46(6):1222-5.
Chernoguz A, Crawford KM, Donovan EC, Vandersall AE, Berglund C, Cripe TP, Frischer JS. EGFR Inhibition Fails to Suppress Vascular Proliferation and Tumor Growth in a Ewing’s Sarcoma Model. J Surg Res. 2012 Mar;173(1):1-9.
Lawal TA, Frischer JS, Falcone RA, Chatoorgoon K, Denson LA, Levitt MA. The transanal approach with laparoscopy or laparotomy for the treatment of rectal strictures in Crohn’s disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010 Nov;20(9):791-5.
Bischoff A, Gupta A, D’Mello S, Mezoff A, Podberesky D, Barnett S, Keswani S, Frischer JS. Crohn’s disease limited to the appendix: a case report in a pediatric patient. Pediatr Surg Int. 2010 Nov;26(11):1125-8.
Vuletin JF, Lim FY, Cnota J, Kline-Fath B, Salisbury S, Haberman B, Kingma P, Frischer JS, Crombleholme T. Prenatal pulmonary hypertension index: novel prenatal predictor of severe postnatal pulmonary artery hypertension in antenatally diagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Apr;45(4):703-8.
Frischer JS, Lee A, Serur A, Huang J, Bae JO, Kornfield ZN, Eljuga L, Shawber CJ, Feirt N, Mansukhani M, Stempak D, Baruchel S, Bender JG, Kandel JJ, Yamashiro DJ. Inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 disrupts tumor vascular mural cell recruitment and survival signaling. Cancer Res. 2006 Apr;66(8):4378-84.
Frischer JS, Huang J, Serur A, Kadenhe-Chiweshe A, McCrudden KW, O’Toole K, Holash J, Yancopoulos GD, Yamashiro DJ, Kandel JJ. Effects of potent VEGF blockade on experimental Wilms tumor and its persisting vasculature. Int J Onc. 2004 Sep;25(3):549-53.
Huang J, Frischer JS, Serur A, Kadenhe A, Yokoi A, McCrudden KW, New T, O’Toole K, Zabski S, Rudge JS, Holash J, Yancopoulos GD, Yamashiro DJ, Kandel JJ. Regression of established tumors and metastases by potent vascular endothelial growth factor blockade. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2003 June 24;100(13):7785-90.
Kenneth R. Goldschneider, MD, FAAP Director, Pain Management Center 513-636-7768 email@example.com
Director, Pain Management Center
Professor, UC Department of Anesthesiology
Complex chronic pain conditions in infants, children and young adults, including those related to vascular malformations, epidermolysis bullosa and cancer.
MD: University of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 1991.
Residency: Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 1991 - 1994; Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994-1997.
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesia, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1997 - 1998; Pain Management, Longwood Combined Pain Fellowship, The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1998-1999.
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 1994; American Board of Anesthesiology, 1998; ABA Pain Management, 2000.
Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR. Parent perceptions of adolescent pain expression: the adolescent pain behavior questionnaire. Pain. 2010 Dec;151(3):834-42.
Goldschneider KR, Lucky AW. Pain management in epidermolysis bullosa. Dermatol Clin. 2010 Apr;28(2):273-82, ix. Review.
Meyer MJ, Goldschneider KR, Bielefeldt K, Zeltzer L, Lackner J, Keefer L. Functional abdominal pain in adolescence: a biopsychosocial phenomenon. J Pain. 2008 Nov;9(11):984-90.
Hosu L, Meyer MJ, Goldschneider KR. Cerebrospinal fluid cutaneous fistula after epidural analgesia in a child. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;33(1):74-6.
Goldschneider KR, Racadio JM, Weidner NJ. Celiac plexus blockade in children using a three-dimensional fluoroscopic reconstruction technique: case reports. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2007 Nov-Dec;32(6):510-5.
Lynch AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR, Jones BA. Sex and age differences in coping styles among children with chronic pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Feb;33(2):208-16.
Lynch AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR, Jones BA. Psychosocial risks for disability in children with chronic back pain. J Pain. 2006 Apr;7(4):244-51.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Vaught MH, Goldschneider KR, Graham TB, Miller JC. Depression, coping, and functional disability in juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain. 2002 Oct;3(5):412-9.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Goldschneider KR, Powers SW, Vaught MH, Hershey AD. Depression and functional disability in chronic pediatric pain. Clin J Pain. 2001 Dec;17(4):341-9.
Anne M. Lynch-Jordan, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology 513-636-4336 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pediatric Psychologist, Clinical, Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
Pediatric psychology; child and adolescent clinical psychology; behavioral pain management
Anne M. Lynch-Jordan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of pediatric chronic pain. She is the primary pain psychologist in the Headache Center (named a Clinical Center of Excellence by Medical Economics in 2009), Epidermolysis Bullosa Center, and the Pain Management Clinic (named a Clinical Center of Excellence by the American Pain Society in 2007).
Dr. Lynch-Jordan is the associate director of the O'Grady Residency in Pediatric Psychology, and is a team leader in the Academic Collaborative, a hospital-wide initiative aimed at integrating quality improvement science into academic divisions at Cincinnati Children's.
Dr. Lynch-Jordan's current research interests include parenting behavior and illness behavior encouragement of children with chronic pain. Additionally, she is interested in pain expression and factors contributing to school attendance/absences in the pediatric chronic pain population. She is a study therapist for an NIH clinical trial investigating behavioral interventions for juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome.
PhD: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2003.
Internship: University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainesville, FL, 2002-03.
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2003-05.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers SR, Claar RL, Guite JW, Logan DE, Lynch-Jordan AM, Palermo TM, Wilson AC. Clinical utility and validity of the Functional Disability Inventory among a multicenter sample of youth with chronic pain. Pain. 2011 Jul;152(7):1600-7.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Parkins IS, Ting TV, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Passo M, Graham TB. Controlled follow-up study of physical and psychosocial functioning of adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2010 Nov;49(11):2204-9.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Flowers SR, Verkamp E, Ting TV, Lynch-Jordan AM, Graham TB, Passo M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Spalding S, Banez G, Richards MM, Powers SW, Arnold LM, Lovell D. Actigraphy-based physical activity monitoring in adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome. J Pain. 2010 Sep;11(9):885-93.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Johnston M, Ting TV, Graham BT, Lynch-Jordan AM, Verkamp E, Passo M, Schikler KN, Hashkes PJ, Spalding S, Banez G, Richards MM, Powers SW, Arnold LM, Lovell D. Relationship between school absenteeism and depressive symptoms among adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Oct;35(9):996-1004.
Lynch-Jordan AM, Kashikar-Zuck S, Crosby LE, Lopez WL, Smolyansky BH, Parkins IS, Luzader CP, Hartman A, Guilfoyle SM, Powers SW. Applying quality improvement methods to implement a measurement system for chronic pain-related disability. J Pediatr Psychol. 2010 Jan-Feb;35(1):32-41.
Lynch-Jordan A, Kashikar-Zuck S, Flower S, Harding K, Wolf D, Paulford-Lecher N, Desai A, Szabova A, Goldschneider K. The relationship between adolescent pain behaviors and catastrophizing on parent catastrophizing about their adolescents’ pain. The Journal of Pain. 2010 11(4), (1 Suppl), 18.
Flowers S, Kashikar-Zuck S, Verkamp E, Lynch-Jordan A, Strotman D, Ting Schikler K, Spalding S, Hashkes P, Richards M, Banez G, Arnold L, Powers S, Lovell D. The relationship between pain catastrophizing, coping efficacy, and objectively measured physical activity in adolescents with Juvenile Primary Fibromyalgia Syndrome. The Journal of Pain. 2010 11(4), (1 Suppl), 16.
Zafar M, Kashikar-Zuck S, Slater S, Allen J, Flowers S, Verkamp E, Ting T, Lynch-Jordan A, Kabbouche M, Hershey A, Powers S. Childhood abuse in pediatric patients with juvenile fibromyalgia and chronic daily headache. The Journal of Pain. 2010 11(4), (1 Suppl), 13.
Kashikar-Zuck S, Lynch A, Slater S, Graham TB, Swain NF, Noll R. Family factors, emotional functioning, and functional impairment in juvenile fibromyalgia syndrome. Arthritis Care and Research. 2008 59(10),1392-98.
W. Walker Motley, MS, MD Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology 513-636-4751
Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology
UC Department of Ophthalmology
Strabismus; amblyopia; cataract; intraocular lens implantation; retinopathy of prematurity
BE: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1992.
MS: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1993.
MD: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 1997.
Internship: Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1997-1998.
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1998-2001.
Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2002.
Board Certification: Ophthalmology, 2003.
Golnik KC, Motley WW, Atilla H, Pilling R, Reddy A, Sharma P, Yadarola B, Zhao K. Ophthalmology surgical competency assessment rubric for strabismus surgery. JAAPOS.2012 Aug;16(4):318-21.
Motley WW, Melson AT, Gray ME, Salisbury SR. Outcomes of strabismus surgery for esotropia in children with Down syndrome compared with matched controls. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2012 Jul-Aug;49(4):211-4.
Motley WW, Saltarelli DP. Ophthalmic manifestations of mosaic Down syndrome. JAAPOS 2011 Aug;15(4):362-6.
Motley WW, Asbury T. Strabismus. In: Riordan-Eva P, editor. Vaughn and Asbury’s General Ophthalmology. 18th edition, May 2011.
Motley WW, Melson AT. Pediatric intraoperative floppy iris syndrome associated with persistent pupillary membrane. JAAPOS 2011 Apr;15(2):196-7.
Motley WW, Melson AT, Mortensen JE. Pediatric Metarhizium anisopliae keratitis. JAAPOS 2011 Feb;15(1):101-3.
Motley WW, Vanderveen DK, West CE. Surgical Management of Infantile Cataracts in Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. JAAPOS 2010 Jun;14:283-4.
Chhabra MS, Motley WW, Mortenson JE. Eikenella Corrodens as a Causative Agent for Neonatal Conjunctivitis. JAAPOS 2008;12:524-5.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Best Evidence Statement Team - Motley WW, Yang M, West C. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Best Evidence Statement Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening. Cincinnati Children's online publication, Aug 27, 2007.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Best Evidence Statement Team - Lopper S, Motley WW, West C, Graham B, Passo M, Taylor J. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Best Evidence Statement Screening for Uveitis in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Cincinnati Children's online publication, Aug 15, 2007.
Charles M. Myer IV, MD 513-636-4355 email@example.com
UC Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Pediatric otolaryngology; pediatric voice; airway and swallowing disorders
MD: Wright State University, Dayton, OH.
Residency: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Certification: American Board of Otolaryngology, 2012.
Myer CM, Zacharias S, Meinzen-Derr J, Kelchner L, Deliyski D, de Alarcon A. Vibratory features of supraglottal phonation present in high-speed videoendoscopy versus videostroboscopy. In: Deliyski D (Ed.) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Quantitative Laryngology, Voice and Speech Research. 2013 Cincinnati, Ohio: AQL Press, 10:33-34.
Prager JD, Myer CM 4th, Myer CM 3rd. Attrition in Otolaryngology Residency. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Nov;145(5):753-4.
Prager JD, Myer CM 4th, Hayes KM, Myer CM 3rd, Pensak ML. Improving Methods of Resident Selection. Laryngoscope. 2010 Dec;120(12):2391-8.
Jennifer M. Phillips, MS, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian, Epidermolysis Bullosa Center 513-636-6672 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pramod P. Reddy, MD Director, Division of Pediatric Urology 513-636-4975 email@example.com
Director, Division of Pediatric Urology
Kidney stones; ESWL; genitourinary surgery; clinical trials
MBBS: Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India, 1990.
Residency: Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY.
Fellowship: The Hospital For Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Certification: American Board of Urology, 2001.
Reddy PP, Defoor WR. Ureteroscopy: The standard of care in the management of upper tract urolithiasis in children. Indian J Urol. 2010 Oct;26(4):555-63.
Ivancić V, Defoor W, Jackson E, Alam S, Minevich E, Reddy P, Sheldon C. Progression of renal insufficiency in children and adolescents with neuropathic bladder is not accelerated by lower urinary tract reconstruction. J Urol. 2010 Oct;184(4 Suppl):1768-74.
DeFoor WR, Jackson E, Minevich E, Caillat A, Reddy P, Sheldon C, Asplin J. The risk of recurrent urolithiasis in children is dependent on urinary calcium and citrate. Urology. 2010 Jul;76(1):242-5.
Traxel E, DeFoor W, Reddy P, Sheldon C, Minevich E. Risk factors for urinary tract infection after dextranomer/hyaluronic acid endoscopic injection. J Urol. 2009 Oct;182(4 Suppl):1708-12.
DeFoor WR, Heshmat S, Minevich E, Reddy P, Koyle M, Sheldon C. Long-term outcomes of the neobladder in pediatric continent urinary reconstruction. J Urol. 2009 Jun;181(6):2689-93; discussion 2693-4.
Reddy PP, Borgstein NG, Nijman RJ, Ellsworth PI. Long-term efficacy and safety of tolterodine in children with neurogenic detrusor overactivity. J Pediatr Urol. 2008 Dec;4(6):428-33.
DeFoor W, Clark C, Jackson E, Reddy P, Minevich E, Sheldon C. Risk factors for end stage renal disease in children with posterior urethral valves. J Urol. 2008 Oct;180(4 Suppl):1705-8; discussion 1708.
Heshmat S, DeFoor W, Minevich E, Reddy P, Reeves D, Sheldon C. Use of customized MIC-KEY gastrostomy button for management of MACE stomal complications. Urology. 2008 Nov;72(5):1026-9.
DeFoor W, Minevich E, Jackson E, Reddy P, Clark C, Sheldon C, Asplin J. Urinary metabolic evaluations in solitary and recurrent stone forming children. J Urol. 2008 Jun;179(6):2369-72.
Reddy PP. Recent advances in pediatric uroradiology. Indian J Urol. 2007 Oct;23(4):390-402.
Jaime Rice Denning, MD 513-636-4785 firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
MD: Case West Reserve University School Medicine 2001-2005.
Residency: Orthopaedic, University of Chicago Medical Center 2006-2010.
Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital 2010-2011.
John B. Rose, MD Co-Director, Inpatient Pain Rehabilitation Program 513-636-7768 email@example.com
Co-Director, Inpatient Pain Rehabilitation Program
MD: University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1980.
Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC; Anesthesiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Fellowship: Pediatric Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
Certifications: Pediatrics, 1984; Anesthesiology, 1987.
Guite JW, Logan DE, McCue R, Sherry DD, Rose JB. Parental beliefs and worries regarding adolescent chronic pain. Clinical Journal Pain. 2009;25:223-32.
Zempsky WT, Bean-Lijewski J, Kauffman RE, Koh JL, Malviya SV, Rose JB, Richards PT, Gennevois DJ. Needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system provides rapid effective analgesia for venipuncture or cannulation pain in children: randomized, double-blind Comparison of Venipuncture and Venous Cannulation Pain After Fast-Onset Needle-Free Powder Lidocaine or Placebo Treatment trial. Pediatrics. 2008 May;121(5):979-87.
Ganesh A, Rose JB, Wells L, Ganley T, Gurnaney H, Maxwell LG, DiMaggio T, Milovcich K, Scollon M, Feldman JM, Cucchiaro G. Continuous peripheral nerve blockade for inpatient and outpatient postoperative analgesia in children. Anesth Analg. 2007 Nov;105(5):1234-42.
Guite JW, Logan DE, Sherry DD, Rose JB. Adolescent self-perception: associations with chronic musculoskeletal pain and functional disability. J Pain. 2007 May;8(5):379-86.
Harty TP, Dib-Hajj SD, Tyrrell L, Blackman R, Hisama FM, Rose JB, Waxman SG. Na(V)1.7 mutant A863P in erythromelalgia: effects of altered activation and steady-state inactivation on excitability of nociceptive dorsal root ganglion neurons. J Neurosci. 2006 Nov 29;26(48):12566-75.
Logan DE, Guite JW, Sherry DD, Rose JB. Adolescent-parent relationships in the context of adolescent chronic pain conditions. Clin J Pain. 2006 Jul-Aug;22(6):576-83.
Cucchiaro G, Adzick SN, Rose JB, Maxwell L, Watcha M. A comparison of epidural bupivacaine-fentanyl and bupivacaine-clonidine in children undergoing the Nuss procedure. Anesth Analg. 2006 Aug;103(2):322-7.
Nathan A, Rose JB, Guite JW, Hehir D, Milovcich K. Primary erythromelalgia in a child responding to intravenous lidocaine and oral mexiletine treatment. Pediatrics. 2005 Apr;115(4):e504-7.
Logan DE, Rose JB. Is postoperative pain a self-fulfilling prophecy? Expectancy effects on postoperative pain and patient-controlled analgesia use among adolescent surgical patients. J Pediatr Psychol. 2005 Mar;30(2):187-96.
Beth Rymeski, DO Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery 513-803-8856 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pediatric Surgeon, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Pediatric Surgeon, Colorectal Center
Colorectal surgery; general pediatric surgery; minimally invasive surgery; neonatal surgery; ECMO; CDH; epidermolysis bullosa
Beth Rymeski earned her medical degree in 2005 from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine. She went on to complete her general surgery residency in 2011 at the Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware.
She joined Cincinnati Children’s in 2011 where she completed a vascular anomalies fellowship in 2012 and a fetal surgery and ECMO fellowship in 2013. She then remained at Cincinnati Children’s to complete her Pediatric Surgical Fellowship from 2013-2015.
DO: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME.
Residency: Christina Care Health System, Newark, DE.
Carrissa M. Shotwell, OTR/L, MEd
Occupational Therapist II, Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 513-636-4651 email@example.com
Kristina M. Steinau, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist II, Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy 513-636-4651 firstname.lastname@example.org
Alexandra Szabova, MD Director, Pain Management Fellowship 513-636-7768 email@example.com
Director, Pain Management Fellowship
Assistant Professor, UC Department of Anesthesiology
Chronic pediatric pain management; chronic pediatric and adolescent back and musculoskeletal pain management; acute pain management; pediatric regional anesthesia techniques; interventional pain management; pediatric anesthesia
Alexandra Szabova, MD, joined the staff of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 2006. She has worked as a pediatric anesthesiologist but also became a team member of the multidisciplinary chronic pediatric pain clinic.
Dr. Szabova demonstrated strong interest in pediatric chronic pain management during her training. She graduated from a combined pediatric and adult chronic pain management fellowship which was a result of close collaboration between the Cincinnati Children's and Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Szabova received her medical degree from the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and completed her residency in anesthesia at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Dr. Szabova completed her combined pediatric and adult chronic pain management at Cincinnati Children's and Cleveland Clinic Foundation where is served as a chief fellow. She graduated with The Pain Fellow of the Year Award. Dr. Szabova completed pediatric anesthesia fellowship at the Cincinnati Children's.
Dr. Szabova's interests include chronic pediatric pain management, musculoskeletal pain in children and adolescents, acute pain management of surgical and non surgical pediatric patients, regional nerve blocks, and pediatric anesthesia.
MD: Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1995.
Residency: Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Fellowship: Pain Management, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Pediatric Anesthesia, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Certification: Anesthesiology, 2005; ABA Pain Medicine, 2005.
Cristina Tarango, MD Medical Director, Hemophilia Treatment Center 513-636-4266 firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Director, Hemophilia Treatment Center
Clinical Director, Hematology Program
Pediatric bleeding disorders and thrombosis; quality improvement; medical education
MD: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, 2003.
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2006.
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX, 2009.
Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; Pediatric Hematology Oncology, 2011.
Kukreja KU, Lungren MP, Patel MN, Johnson ND, Racadio JM, Dandoy C, Tarango C. Endovascular venous thrombolysis in children younger than 24 months. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2014 Aug;25(8):1158-64.
Tarango C, Ware RE. Gamma prime fibrinogen and childhood obesity: ready for prime time? J Pediatr. 2013 Aug;163(2):315-6. Editorial.
S. Thikkurissy, DDS, MS Director, Residency Program, Division of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics 614-636-6336 email@example.com
Director, Residency Program, Division of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
Epidermolysis Bullosa Team Dentist
Hematology Oncology Team Dentist
Sedation for dental procedures; dental care for children with special healthcare needs; dental traumatology
Dr. S. Thikkurissy is professor and director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He obtained his DDS from New York University and his certificate in pediatric dentistry as well as a master’s degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry and Nationwide Children's Hospital. He also completed the program in advanced education in general dentistry at Wright Patterson and was in active duty in the U.S. Air Force for eight years as chief of pediatric dentistry at Ramstein AFB in Germany. He was director of the predoctoral program in pediatric dentistry at The Ohio State University from 2006-2011 and director of Inpatient Dental Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital from 2010-2013. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has published in the area of morbidities, quality of life, and pain management in children.
DDS: New York University College of Dentistry.
AEGD-1: Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, OH.
Residency: Pediatric Dent, Nationwide Children's Hospital.
MS: The Ohio State University.
Certification: Pediatric Dentistry, 2006.
Thikkurissy S, Crawford B, Groner J, Stewart R, Smiley MK. Effect of passive smoke exposure on general anesthesia for pediatric dental patients. Anesth Prog. 2012 Winter;59(4):143-6.
Thikkurissy S, Allen PH, Smiley MK, Casamassimo PS. Waiting for the pain to get worse: characteristics of a pediatric population with acute dental pain. Pediatr Dent. 2012 Jul-Aug;34(4):289-94.
Thikkurissy S, Glazer K, Amini H, Casamassimo PS, Rashid R. The comparative morbidities of acute dental pain and acute asthma on quality of life in children. Pediatr Dent. 2012 Jul-Aug;34(4):e77-80.
Thikkurissy S, McTigue DJ, Coury DL. Children presenting with dental trauma are more hyperactive than controls as measured by the ADHD rating scale IV. Pediatr Dent. 2012 Jan-Feb;34(1):28-31.
Thikkurissy S, McTigue D, Matracia S, Casamassimo P. Pulpotomy to stainless steel crown ratio in children with early childhood caries: a cross-sectional analysis. Pediatr Dent. 2011 Nov-Dec;33(7):496-500.
Gustafson D, McTigue D, Thikkurissy S, Casamassimo P, Nusstein J. Continued care of children seen in an emergency department for dental trauma. Pediatr Dent. 2011 Sep-Oct;33(5):426-30.
Thikkurissy S, Rawlins JT, Kumar A, Evans E, Casamassimo PS. Rapid treatment reduces hospitalization for pediatric patients with odontogenic-based cellulitis. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jul;28(6):668-72.
Townsend JA, Ganzberg S, Thikkurissy S. The effect of local anesthetic on quality of recovery characteristics following dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia in children. Anesth Prog. 2009 Winter;56(4):115-22.
Watts AK, Thikkurissy S, Smiley M, McTigue DJ, Smith T. Local anesthesia affects physiologic parameters and reduces anesthesiologist intervention in children undergoing general anesthesia for dental rehabilitation. Pediatr Dent. 2009 Sep-Oct;31(5):414-9.
Casamassimo PS, Thikkurissy S, Edelstein BL, Maiorini E. Beyond the dmft: the human and economic cost of early childhood caries. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009 Jun;140(6):650-7. Review.
Thikkurissy S, Lal S. Oral health burden in children with systemic diseases. Dent Clin North Am. 2009 Apr;53(2):351-7, xi.
John A. van Aalst, MD Director, Division of Plastic Surgery 513-636-7181 firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
Surgical Director, Craniofacial Center
Professor, UC Department of Surgery
Long-term outcomes in cleft and craniofacial patients; adapting teaching and learning styles for education that is a “best fit” for medical students and residents
MD: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1993.
Residency: Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH, 2001.
Plastic Surgery Residency: Indiana University, 2003.
Craniofacial Fellowship: Indiana University, 2004.
Certification: American Board of Surgery, 2003; American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2007.
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