Cleft-Craniofacial Center Doctors and Staff

Joseph E. Losee, MD

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Director, Pittsburgh Cleft-Craniofacial Center
Program Director, Plastic Surgery Residency
Ross H. Musgrave Endowed Chair in Pediatric Plastic Surgery
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Matthew D Ford, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator/Speech-Language Pathologist, Cleft-Craniofacial Center
Field Instructor, Department of Communication Disorders, University of Pittsburgh
Adjunct Faculty Instructor, Duquesne University
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Heather Ilycia Baumhardt, DDS

Assistant Clinical Professor
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Bernard James Costello, DMD, MD

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Alene Marie D'Alesio, DMD

Residency Program Director, Pediatric Dentistry, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Charles R. Fitz, MD

Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jesse A Goldstein, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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Lorelei J Grunwaldt, MD

Director, Vascular Anomalies Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Director, Brachial Plexus Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Noel Jabbour, MD

Director, Congenital Ear Center
Faculty Member, Cleft-Craniofacial Center
Faculty Member, Vascular Anomalies Center
Associate Fellowship Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Lea Ann Lope, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, UPMC Eye Center
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Suneeta Madan-Khetarpal, MD

Clinical Director, Medical Genetics
Clinical Director, HHT Center of Excellence
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Brian S. Martin, DMD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Adjunct Instructor, Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina School of Dental Medicine
Auxiliary Faculty, UCLID Center, University, Community, Leadership and Individuals with Disabilities, University of Pittsburgh
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Ellen Brown Mitchell, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
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Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth

Chief, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, and Adult Motility
Director, Pediatric Program Development, UPMC Eye Center
Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Ian Fredric Pollack, MD

Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Co-director, Brain Tumor Center, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Walter Dandy Professorship in Neurosurgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Lindsay Schuster, DMD, MS

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Pittsburgh Medical School, Plastic Surgery
Director, Cleft and Special Care Orthodontic Fellowship
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Christin L. Sylvester, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, UPMC Eye Center
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Mandeep Singh Tamber, MD, PhD

Surgical Director, Epilepsy Surgery Program
Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery
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Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
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Our Physicians and Staff

Anthropology

Mark Mooney, PhD
Seth Weinberg, PhD

Division of Medical Genetics

Mary Marazita, PhD

Nursing

Jan E. Daniels, LPN
Taryn Price, RN, BSN, CPN

Pediatrics

Regina Fenton, CRNP

Prosthodontics

Heidi Huber, DMD

Social Work

Johanna Smith, MSW

Speech Pathology

Rhona Galera, CScD, CCC-SLP
Sheryl Rosen, MA, CCC-SLP