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Meet our team

Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. They are leaders in the fields of orthopaedics, spinal cord injuries, conditions of the spine, cleft lip, pain management, pediatrics and psychiatry.

Many attending physicians also hold teaching appointments to 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.

Anesthesiology

Sampaguita-Inez Tafoya, M.D.
John Scavone, M.D., Chief
Sundeep Tumber, D.O.
Michael Matson, M.D.

Burn Surgery

David Greenhalgh, M.D., FACS, Chief
Tina Palmieri, M.D., Assistant Chief
Soman Sen, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery

Rolando F. Roberto, M.D.
Jennette (Jenny) Boakes, M.D.
Brian Haus, M.D.
Michelle James, M.D., Chief
Jon Davids, M.D., Assistant Chief, Orthopaedics
Joel Lerman, M.D.
Debra Templeton, M.D.
Eric O. Klineberg, M.D.
Vedant Kulkarni, M.D.

Pediatrics

Fatema Iqbal, M.D.

Pediatric Surgery

Diana L. Farmer, M.D.
Shinjiro Hirose, M.D.
Jacob C. Langer, M.D.
Gary Raff, M.D.
Rebecca Anne Stark, M.D.
Jacob T. Stephenson, M.D.
Payam Saadai, M.D.

Physiatry

Craig McDonald, M.D., Associate Medical Director
Maya Evans, M.D., Medical Director, Spina Bifida

Plastic Reconstructive Services

Hugh Vu, M.D.
Pirko Maguina, M.D.

Research

David Pleasure, M.D., Director

Spinal Cord Injury

Loren Davidson, M.D., Director

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