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What to expect at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City.

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Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City is led by physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. They are leaders in the field of orthopaedics, pediatrics, anesthesiology and pain management, sports medicine, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. All of our surgeons also have active academic appointments at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Consulting physicians and surgeons are available through the University of Utah Orthopaedic Group as needed to ensure the finest, most up-to-date medical care is available to our patients.

In addition to our physicians, our medical team is further strengthened by the clinical expertise and experience of our nursing, pharmacy, nutrition and therapeutic services staff.

Hospital Administrator
Kevin Martin, RN, MPH/HSA, FACHE

Chief of Staff
Kristen L. Carroll, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon

Matthew Kuestner, M.D., Director of Anesthesiology
Eileen Csontos, M.D.
Salman Masud, M.D.
Jennifer Wagner, M.D.

Care Managers
Alyssa Ponce, MSW, LCSW, ACM-SW
Margaret Pedicini, LCSW, ACM-SW
Marni Brunstetter, LCSW
Walter Durtschi, RN
Nadine Ashley, BSN, RN, ACM
Wade Johns, BSN, RN, ACM

Motion Analysis Center
Bruce MacWilliams, Ph.D., Director of Motion Analysis Center
Amber Perry, D.P.T.
Amy Shuckra, D.P.T.
Lisa Carter, PT

Lynne Kerr, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell J. Butterfield, M.D., Ph.D.

Alan Stotts, M.D.
Angela A. Wang, M.D.
Douglas Hutchinson, M.D.
John A. Heflin, M.D.
Marcella Woiczik, M.D.
Shaun Machen, M.D.
Theresa Hennessey, M.D.
Emily A. Tyler, PA-C
Jaime E. Manning, PA-C
Michael A. Pond, PA-C
Chris Makarewich, M.D.
Joshua Klatt, M.D.

Lisa Samson-Fang, M.D.
Susana Kinikini, D.N.P., APRN, FNP-C
Sarah T. Kuestner, M.D.
Alisha Wursten, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Judith L. Gooch, M.D.
Nancy Murphy, M.D.

Plastic Surgery
Dana Johns, M.D.
Shaun Mendenhall, M.D.

Patient Care Services
Natalie Raleigh, RN, MSN, CCM, Director of Patient Care Services
Megan Patterson, MBA-HM, BSN, RN, Clinic Manager
Kelly Gibbons, RN, MSN, CNOR, Staff Development Coordinator
Chris Pierce, RN, Infection Prevention / Employee Health
Debbie Mitchell, RN MSN CHEC, Performance Improvement / Emergency Management
Beth Miller, MS, RD, Nutrition Services
Maria Coggins, MSN, RN, CNOR, Director of Surgical Services
Maryanda Tomaras, RD, Nutritional Services Director
Hanna Harris, MPH, BSN, RN, Director of Inpatient Services
Carolyn Duerden, CCLS, CEIM, CPST, Child Life Specialist

Pediatric Prosthetic and Orthotic Services – West, LLC, at the Salt Lake City Shriners Hospital
James Knackstedt, CPO, Director of POPS
Eric Green, CP
Greg Webber, CTPO, COA, C.Ped
Kelly Brooks, CPO
Kip Foye, CFO
Roger Tingey, MPO, CPO
Laura Erickson, CPO, MPO

Cathy Depew, RT
Nancy Kitt, RT
Channel Snelson, RT

Bruce MacWilliams, Ph.D., Director of Research
Spencer Hawkes, Research Manager

Therapy Services
Rick Reigle, PT, D.P.T., Director of Rehabilitation
Claire Behnke, D.P.T.
Crystal Haakenson, D.P.T.
Holly Nelson, MPT
Jennifer Janowicz, D.P.T.
Laura Barnett, MCSD/CCC-SLP
Laura Lewis Hollingshead, CTRS TRS
Mark Lange, MPT
Roxann Beauregard, MOT, OTR/L, MS CCC-SLP
Sonya Rees Mansfield, D.P.T.

Wheelchair, Seating and Mobility
Matt Lowell, MPT, Manager of Wheelchair, Seating and Mobility
Scott Jerome, MPT, CPSI
Claire Behnke, D.P.T., CPST