At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. They are leaders in the fields of orthopaedics and spinal cord injury, pediatrics and rehabilitation.

Attending physicians also hold teaching appointments to many local colleges and universities. Visiting physicians and surgeons are available as needed to ensure the finest, most up-to-date medical care is available to our patients.

Chief of Staff
Scott Kozin, M.D., Chief of Staff

Amer Samdani, M.D., Chief of Surgery
Steven W. Hwang, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Philip Alburger, M.D.
Corinna Franklin, M.D.
Sarah Nossov, M.D.
Joshua Pahys, M.D.
Peter Scoles, M.D.
Harold van Bosse, M.D.
Albert Weiss, M.D.
Dan Zlotolow, M.D.

Pediatric Anesthesia
Randall Brenn, M.D.
Dinesh K. Choudhry, M.D., FRCA
Gregory M. DiSilvio, M.D.

Pediatric Intensivist
Barry Evans, M.D.
Michael Dettorre, D.O.

Bethany Lipa, M.D., Rehabilitation Medical Director
Richard A. Goldberg, D.O.

Heather F. Russell, Ph.D.