Meet Our Doctors

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Jennette L. Boakes, M.D.

Jennette L. Boakes, M.D. is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California, where her practice includes congenital and acquired limb deformity, clubfoot and foot deformity, congenital hip dysplasia, scoliosis and fracture care as well as surgical reconstruction for these conditions.

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Dean A. Blumberg, M.D.

Dean A. Blumberg, M.D., is Chair of the Infection Control Committee and Infection Control Work Group at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Department: Infectious Disease
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Samuel Francis Ciricillo, Jr., M.D.

Samuel Francis Ciricillo, Jr., M.D., is Attending Neurosurgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Dr. Jon Robert Davids, Assistant Chief of Orthopaedics at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California

Jon Robert Davids, M.D.

Jon Robert Davids, M.D., Assistant Chief of Orthopaedics at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, is an internationally recognized pediatric orthopaedic surgeon noted for his work in treating children with cerebral palsy.

Loren Davidson, M.D.

Loren Davidson, M.D.

Loren Davidson, M.D., is Medical Director for the Spinal Cord Injury program at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California Davis Health System.

Maya Evans, M.D.

Maya Evans, M.D.

Maya Evans, M.D., is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist and Medical Director for the Spina Bifida program.

Diana Farmer, M.D.

Diana L. Farmer, M.D.

Internationally renowned pediatric surgeon, Diana L. Farmer, M.D., is the Surgeon in Chief at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, where she is leading a program focused on the complex surgical needs of children.

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David Greenhalgh, M.D.

As one of the foremost authorities in burn surgery and burn care, David Greenhalgh, M.D., was named Chief of Burns at the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and Chief of the Burn Division, Department of Surgery, for the University of California, Davis School of Medicine in 1997

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Brian Haus, M.D.

Brian Haus, M.D., is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist with Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Shinjiro Hirose, M.D.

Shinjiro Hirose, M.D.

Shinjiro Hirose, M.D. is Director of Pediatric Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and Chief of the Division of Pediatric and Fetal Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Javidan is a Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California

Yashar Javidan , M.D.

Yashar Javidan , M.D., is a Pediatric Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

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Jacob C. Langer, M.D.

Jacob C. Langer, M.D., is a visiting pediatric surgeon at Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California  whose primary interests include developing innovative ways of managing children with Hirschsprung disease and other intestinal disorders, and advancing the field of minimally invasive pediatric surgery.

Fatema Lakhani Iqbal, M.D., is the musculoskeletal pediatrician at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Fatema Lakhani Iqbal, M.D.

Fatema Lakhani Iqbal, M.D., is the musculoskeletal pediatrician at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, where she is devoted to making a positive impact on the health and welfare of children through pediatrics and non-operative orthopaedics.

Michelle Anne James, M.D., is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Michelle A. James, M.D.

Michelle A. James, M.D., is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California Davis Health System.

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Eric O. Klineberg, M.D

Eric O. Klineberg, M.D., is an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Department: Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
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Vedant Kulkarni, M.D.

Vedant Kulkarni, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and a Clinical Assistant Professor at UC Davis School of Medicine.

Department: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Lisa L. Lattanza, M.D., is a Clinical Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California

Lisa L. Lattanza, M.D.

Lisa L. Lattanza, M.D., is a Clinical Consultant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California

Joel Lerman, M.D., is an Orthopaedic Surgeon for Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Joel Lerman, M.D.

Joel Lerman, M.D., is an Orthopaedic Surgeon for Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Holly Leshikar, M.D.

Holly Leshikar, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine.

Pirko Maguina, M.D., provides specialized Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to children

Pirko Maguina, M.D.

As a member of both the Plastic Surgery and Burn Surgery teams at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, Pirko Maguina, M.D., provides specialized Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to children afflicted with burn injuries and pediatric plastic surgery problems from any cause. Dr. Maguina is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of California, Davis Medical Center.

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Claire Manske, M.D.

Claire Manske, M.D., is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. 

Michael Dean Matson, M.D.

Michael Dean Matson, M.D., is Staff Anesthesiologist for Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

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Relton McCarroll, Jr., M.D.

Relton McCarroll, Jr., M.D., is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

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Candice O. McDaniel

Candice O. McDaniel, M.D., is a Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California specializing in the treatment and care of children with skeletal trauma, clubfoot deformity, lower extremity sports injuries, and scoliosis.

Craig McDonald, M.D.

Craig McDonald, M.D.

Craig McDonald, M.D., is Medical Director of the Spina Bifida Program at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Assistant Chief of Burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, Tina L. Palmieri, M.D

Tina L. Palmieri, M.D.

As Assistant Chief of Burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, Tina L. Palmieri, M.D., has expertise in both Burn Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

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David E. Pleasure, M.D.

As Director of Research at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California, David E. Pleasure, M.D., has focused much of his clinical training in neurology, specifically in neural development and regeneration.

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Gary Wayne Raff, M.D.

Gary Wayne Raff, M.D., is a Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Amy Rahm, M.D., is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

Amy Rahm, M.D.

Amy Rahm, M.D., is a cardiothoracic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

Dr.Rolando Roberto

Rolando F. Roberto, M.D.

Rolando F. Roberto, M.D., is an Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon at the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Dr. Payam Saadai

Payam Saadai, M.D.

Payam Saadai, M.D., is a Pediatric Surgeon at Shriner’s Hospitals for Children – Northern California and the UC Davis Medical Center.

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John A. Scavone, M.D.

John A. Scavone, M.D., is Chief of Anesthesia at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

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Soman Sen, M.D.

Soman Sen, M.D., is a surgeon in the Department of Burn Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Craig W. Senders, M.D.

Craig W. Senders, M.D., is an Otorhinolaryngology Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children–Northern California.

Dr. Rebecca Stark, Pediatric Surgeon, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California

Rebecca Anne Stark, M.D.

Rebecca Anne Stark, M.D., is a Pediatric Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and for the UC Davis Health System.

Dr. Jacob Stephenson, Pediatric Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Northern California

Jacob T. Stephenson, M.D.

Jacob T. Stephenson, M.D., is a Pediatric Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California and at UC Davis Medical Center.

Sampaguita-Inez (Sam) Tafoya, M.D., is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Sampaguita-Inez (Sam) Tafoya, M.D.

Sampaguita-Inez (Sam) Tafoya, M.D., is a pediatric anesthesiologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Debra Templeton, M.D., is and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Debra Templeton, M.D.

Debra Templeton, M.D., is and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

Dr. Tumber

Sundeep S. Tumber, D.O.

Sundeep S. Tumber, D.O., is a Staff Anesthesiologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Hugh L. Vu, M.D., MPH, is a plastic surgeon in the Department of Burn Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Hugh L. Vu, M.D., MPH

Hugh L. Vu, MD, MPH, is a plastic surgeon in the Department of Burn Surgery at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

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Jennifer Yang, M.D.

Jennifer H. Yang, M.D. is a Pediatric Urologist at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California.

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