Our specialists

Our highly skilled and specialized team of pediatric cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons at Herma Heart Center are highly experienced and have some of the best outcomes in the nation.

Cardiothoracic surgeons

Cardiologists

Cardiac intensive care

Cardiac anesthesiologists

Fellows

  • Joseph R. Block MD
  • Matthew W. Buelow MD
  • Daniel A. Cox DO
  • Jonathan W. Cramer, MD
  • Mamata Eagam DO
  • Pip M. Hidestrand MD
  • Garick D. Hill MD
  • Roni Jacobsen MD
  • Rohit S. Loomba MD
  • Chad A. Mackman MD
  • Rodrigo Rios MD
  • Melissa L. Smith DO

Advanced practice nurses

Physician assistants

Cardiology nurse clinicians

  • Emily Bonnell
  • Carol Carson
  • Dawn Dziubek
  • Maura Flynn-Galganski
  • Katie Kogutkiewicz
  • Terri Konkel
  • Denise Kowalski
  • Kristina Mingus
  • Lisa Neidhold
  • Liz Reid
  • Diane Smith
  • Jane Sowinski
  • Salina Steinbrenner
  • Katie Vogt
  • Deb Walbergh
  • Paula Welch

Surgery nurse clinicians

  • Kimberly Block RN
  • Yvonne Renick RN
  • Elizabeth Weber RN
  • Karla Zilinski RN

Fetal heart program coordinator

  • Maura Flynn Galganski, RN

Cardiac social workers

  • Pat Stoll
  • Julie Neeney

Neurodevelopmental

Herma Heart Center psychologist

Cardiac dietician

  • Emily Dix
  • Julie Slicker

Perfusionists

  • Kristine Chase
  • Kevin Daley
  • Kirsten Kallies
  • Patrick Vanderwal
  • Caleb Varner