UofL Adds 18 Pediatric Specialists

UofL Adds 18 Pediatric Specialists

The University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics has added 18 physicians to its faculty roster, bringing the total number of pediatricians and pediatric specialists to 186 as of July 1.

Pediatric Cardiology

Ashley E. Neal, M.D., assistant professor in pediatric cardiology, completed a residency in general pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. She received her medical degree in 2004 at Yale University.

 

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Brit Anderson, M.D., assistant professor in pediatric emergency medicine, completed a pediatric residency at Northwestern University’s Children’s Memorial Hospital (now known as Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago) and a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She received her medical degree in 2008 at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


Laura Voegele, M.D., assistant professor and mid-level clinician in pediatric emergency medicine, completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2007 at the University of Louisville.

 


Tracey Wagner, M.D., instructor and clinician in pediatric emergency medicine, completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2011 at The Ohio State University.

 


Anita Yalamanchi, D.O., instructor and pediatric emergency department clinician, completed a pediatric residency at University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2011 at The University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.

 

Pediatric Endocrinology

Sara Watson, M.D., assistant professor in pediatric endocrinology, completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville and a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Indiana University. She received her medical degree in 2007 at the University of Louisville.

 

Pediatric Forensic Medicine

Vinod Balakrishna Rao, M.D., has joined the Kosair Charities Division of Pediatric Forensic Medicine as an assistant professor. Rao completed a pediatrics residency in 2011 at Pitt County Memorial Hospital/East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine and a child abuse pediatrics fellowship in 2014 at Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College. He received his medical degree in 2008 at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine.

General Pediatrics

Matthew D. Kinney, M.D., assistant professor in general pediatrics, completed a pediatric residency at Northwestern University/Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He received his medical degree in 2008 at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

 

Kendall Purcell, M.D. M.P.H., instructor in general pediatrics, completed a pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center. She received her medical degree in 2011 at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

 

Jennifer Stiff, M.D., instructor in general pediatrics, completed a pediatric residency at the University of North Carolina. She received her medical degree in 2011 at the University of Louisville.

 

 

Hematology/Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant

Michael Angelo Huang, M.D., assistant professor in pediatric hematology/oncology & bone marrow transplant, completed a pediatric hematology/ oncology fellowship in 2012 at Penn State University. He received his medical degree in 2004 at the University of the Philippines and completed his pediatrics residency in 2009 at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Cindy DeMastes-Crabtree, M.D., has joined the UofL Department of Pediatrics as chief resident and physician on the Pediatric Hospital Medicine service. Crabtree completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2011at Pikeville School of Osteopathic Medicine.


Prasanthi Pasala, M.D., has joined UofL Department of Pediatrics as an instructor and will practice primarily at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Ind. Pasala completed a pediatric residency at Kosair Children’s Hospital. She received her medical degree in 2011at the University of Cincinnati.


Aurelia C.H. Wood, M.D., has joined the UofL Department of Pediatrics as chief resident and physician on the Pediatric Hospital Medicine service. She completed a pediatric residency at UofL in 2014 and she received her medical degree in 2011 at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.


Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Victoria Statler, M.D., instructor in pediatric infectious diseases, completed a pediatric residency and a Kosair Charities fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2007 at the University of Louisville.

 

Neonatology

Sarah Korte, M.D., assistant professor and neonatal hospitalist, completed a pediatric residency at University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2010 at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

 

Bethany Woomer, M.D., instructor and neonatal hospitalist, completed a pediatric residency at the University of Louisville. She received her medical degree in 2011 at the University of West Virginia School of Medicine.

 

Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center

Maria Romelinda L. Mendoza, M.D., has joined Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center as an assistant professor. Mendoza completed a pediatric residency at Penn State Children’s Hospital and a developmental and behavioral pediatrics fellowship at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York. She received her medical degree in 2005 at the University of the Philippines.