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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.
Susan Griffith, D.O.
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
B. Randall Brenn, M.D.
Dinesh K. Choudhry, M.D., FRCA
Gregory M. DiSilvio, D.O.

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.