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Our Doctors and Staff

Pyramid graphic illustrating the mission of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics: patient-focused care through clinical excellence, operational excellence, and research.


Our Physicians

Dr. John Herzenberg, Director, International Center for Limb Lengthening and Director, Pediatric Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Director, International Center for Limb Lengthening
Director, Pediatric Orthopedics, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Director, Limb Reconstruction Fellowship Program, International Center for Limb Lengthening
Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Shawn Standard, Head of Pediatric Orthopedics, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Head of Pediatric Orthopedics, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Dr. Philip McClure, Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Surgeon, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Pediatric and Adult Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Janet Conway, Head of Bone and Joint Infection, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Head of Bone and Joint Infection, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Dr. Michael Assayag, Orthopedic Surgeon, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Christopher Bibbo, Head of Foot and Ankle Surgery, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Head of Foot and Ankle Surgery, International Center for Limb Lengthening

Dr. Noman Siddiqui, Director of Podiatric Surgery at the International Center for Limb Lengthening and Chief of Podiatry at Northwest Hospital

Director, Podiatric Surgery, International Center for Limb Lengthening
Director, Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction and Orthoplastics Fellowship
Chief of Podiatry, Northwest Hospital

Our Clinical and Administrative Staff

The International Center for Limb Lengthening clinical and administrative staff plays a critical role throughout our patients’ treatment. Meet our clinical and administrative staff team:

Audra Turner, Team Leader Patient Services RIAO
Audra Turner
Team Leader Patient Services RIAO

Renee Hunter, P.A.-C., Lead Physician Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg
Renee Hunter, M.P.A.S., P.A.-C.
Lead Physician Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg and Lead-RIAO Advanced Practice Provider

Benjamin Chartier, P.A.-C., Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway
Benjamin Chartier, P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway

Christopher Sokalski, P.A.-C., Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway
Christopher Sokalski, P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway

Christine Hall, P.A.-C., Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway, Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Assayag
Christine Hall, P.A.-C., M.S.H.S.
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway, Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Assayag

Christopher Fisher, P.A.-C., Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard
Christopher Fisher, P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard

Allison Lynn, P.A.-C., Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard
Allison Lynn, M.P.A., P.A.-C.
Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard

Tionda Griffin, Orthopedic Specialist
Tionda Griffin
Orthopedic Specialist

Shannon Kelley, Orthopedic Specialist
Shannon Kelley
Orthopedic Specialist

Lee Brady, B.S.N., R.N., Coordinator for Patient and Family Education
Lee Brady, B.S.N., R.N.
Coordinator for Patient and Family Education

Marilyn Richardson, Pediatric Liaison
Marilyn Richardson, B.S.
Pediatric Liaison and Save-A-Limb Fund Coordinator

Devin Cornick, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg
Devin Cornick
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg and Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. McClure

Brandi Hale, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Assayag and Dr. Conway
Brandi Hale
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Assayag and Dr. Conway

Shanay Davis, Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Assayag and Dr. Conway
Shanay Davis
Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Assayag and Dr. Conway

Alina Jackson-Carter, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Siddiqui
Alina Jackson-Carter
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Bibbo, Dr. Siddiqui and Dr. McClure

Tara Owens, Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Siddiqui
Tara Owens
Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Siddiqui

Priscilla Green, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Standard
Priscilla Green
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Standard

Jean Preller
Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Standard

Lana Ferdman, Financial Specialist, International and Self-Pay Coordinator
Lana Ferdman
Financial Specialist, International and Self-Pay Coordinator

Joan Karim, International Development and Financial Manager
Joan Karim
International Development and Financial Manager

Kerry Gayle, Physician Office Associate II
Kerry Gayle
Physician Office Associate II

Our Rehabilitation Staff

The International Center for Limb Lengthening rehabilitation staff plays an essential role in our patients’ treatment and recovery. Meet our rehabilitation staff team:

Anil Bhave, PT, Clinical Director of Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Anil Bhave, PT
Clinical Director of Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Director of Wasserman Gait Laboratory

Roland Starr, MS, Manager RIAO Therapy
Roland Starr, MS
Manager, RIAO Therapy and Engineer, Wasserman Gait Laboratory

Physical Therapists

Kimberly Doll, PT, DPT, Operations Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation
Kimberly Doll, PT, DPT
Operations Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation

Sara Goggin, PT, DPT, Program Development Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation
Sara Goggin, PT, DPT
Program Development Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation

Mark Megary, PT, Physical Therapist
Mark Megary, PT
Physical Therapist

Young Dan Kim, PT, DPT, Regulatory and Compliance Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation
Young “Dan” Kim, PT, DPT
Regulatory and Compliance Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation

Simeon Mellinger, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Simeon Mellinger, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Dane Kopas, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Dane Kopas, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Lisa Levitt, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Lisa Levitt, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Grace Annie Neurohr, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Grace “Annie” Neurohr, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Kelsey Smith, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Kelsey Smith, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Alissa Thompson PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Alissa Thompson PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Occupational Therapists

Lauren Deaver, OTR/L, Operations Coordinator, RIAO Inpatient Rehabilitation
Lauren Deaver, MS, OTR/L
Operations Coordinator, RIAO Inpatient Rehabilitation

Robert Lieu, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Robert Lieu, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Our Radiology Team

Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics Radiology Team

Our radiology team works with our patients to take the X-rays necessary for doctors to diagnose, treat and monitor our patients’ bone conditions.

Video: Specialized Teams for Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction at the Rubin Institute

Dr. John Herzenberg talking about the specialized teams for limb lengthening and reconstruction at the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics