Faculty - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Faculty

Stephen Higgins, M.D., FAAP

Designated Institution Official
Director, Pediatric Residency Program
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Dean, Regional Medical Campus
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Neonatology

Education:

  • Hahnemann University (now Drexel University College of Medicine), Doctor of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, Thomas Jefferson University/ A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children

Darcy Hayes, M.D., FAAP

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Program Director
Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Emergency Care

Education:

  • Residency, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine

Robert K. Noll, MD PediatricsRobert K. Noll, M.D., FAAP

Director, Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Emergency Care
Interim Chair, Pediatrics

Education:

  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College
  • Pediatric Residency, Emory University

Leia DeRosato, D.O., FAAP

Director of In-Training Exam and Boards Preparation
Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Emergency Care

Education:

  • Residency, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Pediatrics
  • Chief Resident, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2016-2017
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Leamon Davenport, D.O., FAAP

Pediatric Hospital Medicine and Emergency Care

Education:

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ

Ryan Mascio, D.O.

Pediatric Medicine
Director, Outpatient Pediatrics

Education:

  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, National Capital Consortium Pediatric Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Cynthia Dembofsky, M.D., FAAP

Neonatology - Medical Director

Education:

  • M.D., University of Connecticut
  • Pediatric Residency, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children

Special Interests:

  • Developmental follow-up of premature infants

Jamie Cashell, D.O.

General Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology Oncology

Education:

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency: Crozer Chester Medical Center
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology Oncology: Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, Hershey Pa

Kelly L. Ecker, D.O., FAAP

Neonatology – Director of Quality and Safety

Education:

  • D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Special Interests:

  • Diseases of newborn infants

Maria Farias, M.D., FAAP

Pediatric Medicine/Director Newborn Nursery

Education:

  • Inter. Science Degree, Sophia College for Women, Bombay University, India
  • M.B.B.S., Topiwala National Medical College, Bombay University, India
  • Internship and Medicine Residency, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, Bombay University, India
  • Pediatric Residency, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA

Special Interests:

  • Care of the Under-served
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
  • Community Service

Jennifer (Jenna) Trosko Higgins, M.D.

General Pediatrics

Education:

  • Temple University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson University/AI DuPont Hospital for Children

Rima Himelstein, M.D., FAAP

Adolescent Medicine

Education:

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, Mt. Sinai Hospital
  • Fellowship, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Adolescent Medicine

Special Interests:

  • School-Based Healthcare
  • Adolescent Gynecological Care

Nandini Bhargav Iyengar, M.D., FAAP

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics 

Education:

  • M.D., JJM Medical College
  • Pediatric Residency, Woodhull Medical & Mental Health Center

Special Interests:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Genetics

Pei-Ann Kong, M.D.

Internal Medicine and General Pediatrics

Education:

  • M.D., Temple University School of Medicine
  • Med/Peds Residency, Detroit Medical Center

Ashley Landicho, M.D.

General Pediatric

Education:

  • Drexel University College of Medicien, Doctor of Medicine
  • Residency, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, NY

June Elcock-Messam, M.D.

General Pediatrics/Child Abuse Pediatrics
Clinical Director, Child Protection ProgramEducation:

Education:

  • M.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel University College of Medicine)
  • Pediatric Residency, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Melissa A. Micallef, M.D., FAAP

Neonatology

Education:

  • M.D.,Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
  • Pediatric Residency, University of Florida
  • Fellowship, Medical University of South Carolina, Neonatology

Special Interests:

  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Nutrition

Rita P. Nunag, M.D., FAAP

Pediatric Medicine

Education:

  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College
  • Pediatric Residency, Columbus Children's Hospital

Special Interests:

  • Urgent Care Pediatrics

Vatsala Ramprasad, M.D., FAAP

Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine

Education:

  • M.D., Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India
  • Pediatric Residency, Medical College of Philadelphia
  • Fellowship, Cooper University Health System, Philadelphia, PA, Pulmonary Medicine

Melissa A. Skibo, M.D., FAAP

Neonatology

Education:

  • M.D., Rutgers University School of Medicine
  • Pediatric Residency, Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children
  • Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children

Special Interests:

  • Developmental Follow-up
  • Medical Education – NICU Rotation Director, NICU Sub-I Director

Tanner Walsh, M.D.

General Pediatrics

Education

  • Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, School of Medicine
  • Residency: Crozer Chester Medical Center
  • Former Chief Resident: Corzer-Chester Medical Center
    Career Interests: Advocacy, Child Abuse

Additional Physicians on Staff at Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Sandra Gawchik, D.O.
  • Denise Kalman, D.O.
  • Anthony Rooklin, M.D.
Burn Surgery
  • Robert Guilday, M.D.
  • Linwood Haith, Jr., M.D.
  • Mary Lou Patton, M.D.
Trauma Surgery
  • Wassim G. Habre, M.D.
  • Mohammed H. Budeir, M.D.
  • James Jeng, M.D.
  • Pankaj Patel, M.D.
  • Asanthi Ratnasekera, D.O.
Pediatric Cardiology - Nemours at Crozer
  • Paul Anisman, M.D.
  • Frances Zappalla, D.O. – Also, heads our Pediatric Resident Wellness Program
Pediatric Neurology - Nemours at Crozer
  • Stephen Falchek, M.D.
  • Alana Salvucci, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology – Nemours at Crozer
  • Corinna L Schultz, M.D.
Pediatric Nephrology – Nemours at Crozer
  • Christopher LaRosa, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterology - Nemours at Crozer
  • Jose F. Del Rosario, M.D.
Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Kenneth Briskin, M.D. 
  • John Michael Feehery, M.D. 
  • Joel Perloff, M.D.
Pediatric Radiology
  • Stefan Skalina, M.D.
Interventional Pediatric Radiology - Nemours
  • Deborah Rabinowitz, M.D.

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