Doctors and Staff

Meet the ICARE Team

Jeffrey A Rudolph, MD

Director, Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

Program Director, Surgical Critical Care, Residency Program
Surgical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Co-Surgical Director of the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation (ICARE) Center
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Geoffrey James Bond, MD

Transplant Director, Pediatric Intestinal Care Center, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Assistant Professor in Transplant Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Feras T. Alissa, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology
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George V. Mazariegos, MD

Chief, Pediatric Transplantation
Professor of Surgery and Critical Care, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Faculty, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
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Dale Eugene King, MD

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Rakesh K. Sindhi, MD

Director, Pediatric Transplant Research
Co-Director, Pediatric Transplantation
Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh
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Kyle Ansel Soltys, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Thomas E. Starzl Transplant Institute, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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Robert H. Squires, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Transplantation
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nursing

  • Kimberly Ackerman, CRNP
  • Jessica Furka, DNP, CRNP
  • Jane Anne Yaworski, RN, MSN

Clinical Dietitians

  • Robyn Sechler, MS, RD, LD/N, CNSC

Transplant Nurse Coordinators

  • Renee Brown Bakewell, RN, BSN, CPN
  • Jan Blice, RN, MSN, CCTC
  • Kim Haberman, BSN, CCTC

Psychologist

  • Diana Shellmer, PhD

Manager

  • Paula Stanley, MSN, RN

Clinical Director

  • Paula Eicker, MSN, RN

Administrative Director

  • Anne McGinnis, MBA