Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Providers and Staff

Jennifer Kloesz, MD

Director, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital 
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Abeer Azzuqa, MD

Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Vice Chair, Clinical Affairs/Telehealth, Department of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Neonatal Telemedicine, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Arcangela L. Balest, MD

Division of Newborn Medicine 
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Greg Barretto, Jr., MD, MS

Regional Medical Director, Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Christine Bishop, MD

Director, Perinatal Supportive Care, UPMC Division of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC OB-GYN Reproductive Services and Pediatric Supportive Care
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Danielle N. Browning, DO

Director for Medical Student and Resident Education, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nicole R. Dobson, MD

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
Director of Simulation Education, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Carol H. Gilmour, MD

Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Mercy Hospital
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Thomas Hooven, MD

Director of Perinatal Research, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
R.K. Mellon Institute Research Scholar, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Edward Hurley, MD

UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine 
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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John Ibrahim, MD

Director of Quality Improvement
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine 
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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James Kiger, MD

Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Medical Director, Newborn Respiratory Care
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Ashley Nicole Kimble, MD

Co-Director, Center for Advanced Fetal Diagnostics, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Esther Daiki Kisseih, MD

UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD

Medical Director, Neonatal ECMO and CDH Programs
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Brighid O'Donnell, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Director of Medical Affairs, The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh
Advisory Dean and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Onome Oghifobibi, MD

Medical Director, Advanced Practice Provider Neonatology Fellowship Program
Director of Community Engagement
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Alice P. Randall, MD

Associate Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Medical Director, Delivery Room, Triage and Emergency Antenatal Consult Service, UPMC Magee Womens Hospital
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Richard Telesco, MD

Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Hamot
UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Dosalyn Rachelle Thompson, DO

UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kalyani Vats, MD

Co-Director, Center for Advanced Fetal Diagnostics
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Carey Welsh, MD

Associate Regional Medical Director, Central Pennsylvania
UPMC Harrisburg, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Andrea Willeitner, MD

Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Excela Health System
Associate Regional Director, UPMC Division of Newborn Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Toby Yanowitz, MD

Director of Clinical Research
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Staff

NICU A

Sheila Vasbinder
Unit Director

Courtney Fletcher
Clinician

Mallorie Boeing
Clinician

NICU C

Jamie Capone
Unit Director

Joshua Hess
Clinician

Katrina Warner
Clinician

Teresa Mingrone
Programmatic Nurse Specialist

Caitlin Patterson
Clinical Education Specialist