Pediatrics

Meet Our Team

Our physicians are board-certified in pediatric hematology and oncology.

Solid Tumors 

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Pamela Merola, MD
Attending Physician, Jack Martin Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mount Sinai; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: solid tumors, sarcomas, bone tumors, Wilms’ tumors, hepatoblastoma, neuroblastoma

 

Leukemia and Lymphoma

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Pillai Pallavi Madhusoodhan, MD
Attending Physician, Jack Martin Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mount Sinai; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: Leukemia and lymphomas

 

Hematology-Oncology

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Gary D. Crouch, MD, MHSA
Medical Director, Jack Martin Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mount Sinai; Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: Hemophilia, Sickle Cell Disease, Thrombophilia

 

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Kayleen Bailey, MD
Attending Physician, Jack Martin Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Mount Sinai; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Expertise: Pediatric cancers and blood disorders

 

Radiology Oncology

Stanislav Lazarev, MD
Radiation Oncologist
Expertise: CNS and pediatric tumors

Pediatric Surgery

Brian Coakley, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Expertise: cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC for children with multiple advanced tumors, including desmoplastic small round cell tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, peritoneal mesothelioma, Ewing's sarcoma, undifferentiated sarcoma, and germ-cell tumors.

Pediatric Neurosurgery

Saadi Ghatan, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics Morningside for the Mount Sinai Health System.
Expertise: epilepsy, brain and spinal cord tumors, arteriovenous malformations, craniofacial disorders, chiari malformations, syringomyelia, tethered spinal cords, spasticity, and hydrocephalus

Peter Morgenstern, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Expertise: brain tumors, hydrocephalus, spinal and cranial malformations including craniosynostosis and spina bifida, Chiari malformation, and other common pediatric neurosurgical conditions

Pediatric Neurology

Praveen Raju, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatric Neurology and Neuroscience
Expertise: neurological complications of cancer including seizures, headaches, and neuropathy. Also pediatric neurofibromatosis (NF) and pediatric neurogenetic disorders

Pediatric Pathology

Fumiko Dekio, MD
Assistant Professor, Pathology, Molecular and Cell Based Medicine
Expertise: Pediatric Pathology