Our Team

Our Neonatology team includes board-certified neonatologists (physicians specializing in the care of newborns), nurses, and other specialists, who are highly experienced in the care of sick newborns and in their ongoing developmental needs.


Neonatal Pediatric Specialists


  • Pratik Parikh, M.B.B.S.
  • Susana Arriagada, M.C.
  • Ahmad El Samra, M.D.
  • Kunal Gupta, M.B.B.S.
  • Jayson Lingan, M.D.
  • Srujana Rallabandi, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.
  • Syed Shah, M.B.B.S.
  • Christina Sollinger, M.D.
  • Sarah Volz, D.O.

Nurse Practitioners and Physicians’ Assistants

  • Lisa Azzarello, R.N., M.S., P.N.P., C.N.N.P.
  • Nicole Benoit, R.N., M.S.N, C.P.N.P.
  • Sarah Boles, P.A., P.A.-C.
  • Meggan Butler-O'Hara, C.N.N.P., C.P.N.P.
  • Kristie DiVincenti, N.N.P.-B.C.
  • Jessica Dunne, R.N., M.S., C.P.N.P.
  • Carolyn Dumar, P.N.P.
  • Caitlin Fitch, N.N.P., P.N.P.
  • Patrick Hopkins, D.N.P., C.P.N.P., BC.N.N.P.
  • Diane Johnson, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N, C.P.N.P., N.N.P.-B.C.
  • Chris Lemoine, R.N., M.S., C.N.N.P.
  • Margaret Marasco, R.N.C, M.S., P.N.P.-B.C., N.N.P.-B.C.
  • Josie-Ann Martin, P.N.P.-B.C.
  • Molly Miller, R.N., P.N.P., NNP-C
  • Ann Reininger, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N, P.N.P., N.N.P.-B.C.
  • Lauren Charles, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.N, C.P.N.P.
  • Christine Smith
  • Jennifer Thurley, M.S., P.N.P.
  • Sarah Siegfried, M.S., N.P.
  • Carolyn Dumar, C.P.N.P.
  • Ashley Cleveland, C.P.N.P.

Nurse Manager

  • Jean Livingston, R.N., B.S.N.

Clinical Nurse Educator

  • Patricia Lamarche, M.S., C.P.N.P.

Nurse Leaders

  • Laurie Banker, P.N.P.
  • Lisa Brei, R.N., B.S.N.
  • Hyacinth Hoey, R.N., B.S.N.
  • Marilyn Marano-Hyman, R.N.C., B.S.N.
  • Karen E. Paul, R.N., B.S.N.
  • Pamela Walker, R.N., B.S.N.
  • Sarah Warren, R.N., B.S.N.

Over 150 specially trained nurses provide expert care in all our locations.

Social Workers

  • Carla LeVant, L.M.S.W.
  • Chelsea Youngman, L.M.S.W.

Child Life Specialist

  • Chris Tryon, B.S., C.C.L.S.


  • Joanna Lipp, M.S., R.D., C.N.S.D., C.D.E.
  • Lori Scholer, R.D., C.S.P., C.N.S.D.

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Contact Us

Neonatology Division
Golisano Children's Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 651
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-2972
Fax: (585) 461-3614

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Secretary: (585) 275-2267
Parent Information: (585) 275-5905
Fax: (585) 275-8805
Transport Line: (585) 275-2198

NICU Continuing Care Program (NCCP)
NCCP: (585) 275-8373
Fax: (585) 461-3614