Pediatric Faculty

Program Administration


Sarah Hart-Unger, MD

Sarah Hart-Unger, MD
Program Director

Pediatric Endocrinologist
Board Certification: Pediatric Endocrinology
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Medical Center in Durham
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center in Durham


Pinkney Kerice

Kerice Pinkney, MD
Associate Director

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Medical Degree: University of the West Indies
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
Fellowship: Columbia University, New York–Presbyterian Hospital


Michelle Smith, MD
Outpatient Clinical Director

Primary Care Pediatrics
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital


Enola Schroeder
Program Coordinator


Core Faculty

Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is the professional home to board-certified faculty from more than 30 pediatric medical and surgical subspecialties. Their passion for providing patient- and family-centered care and commitment to teaching is unparalleled. Pediatric residents at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital will have a close, mentoring, relationship with exceptional clinical faculty throughout their training.

Robert Casey

Robert Casey, MD

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: University of Florida
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Christopher Chang

Christopher Chang, MD

Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship: University of California


Ronald Ford

Ronald Ford, MD, FAAP

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina


Allan Greissman

Allan Greissmann, MD

Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia
Residency: Long Island Jewish
Fellowship: Schneider Children's/Long Island Jewish


Lazaro Hernandez

Lazaro Hernandez, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Degree: Instituto Superior De Ciencias Medicas De Villa Cl
Residency: University of Miami / Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital
Fellowship: University of Minnesota


Hooke David N

David Hooke, DO

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Medical Degree: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine


Iglesias Elba A

Elba Iglesias, MD

Medical Director, Adolescent Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
Medical Degree: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center


Lazar Scott

Scott Lazar, MD

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: Pediatrics – New York & Presbyterian Hospital; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – New York & Presbyterian Hospital


Martinez Angelique T

Angelique Martinez, MD

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: University of South Florida


Chad Scheller

Chad Scheller, MD

Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Medical Degree: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: Pediatrics - St. Joseph's Hospital Medical Center;  Surgery - Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care - Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Pediatric Critical Care - Rady Children's Hospital


Heidi Torocsik

Heidi Torocsik, MD

Pediatric Neurology
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
Medical Degree: Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital


Stephanie Turner, MD

Neonatology
Board Certification: General Pediatrics, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
Medical Degree: Meharry Medical College School of Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee - Memphis
Fellowship: University of Tennessee


Annie Wang, DO

Primary Care Pediatric, Newborn Nursery
Board Certification: General Pediatrics
Medical Degree: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Rutgers Medical School