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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
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

Assistant Director, International Center for Limb Lengthening
Director, Limb Reconstruction Fellowship Program, International Center for Limb Lengthening

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
Assistant Director, Foot and Ankle Deformity Correction and Orthoplastics Fellowship
Plastic Reconstructive & Microsurgery
Orthopedic Trauma

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:

Renee Hunter, PA-C, Lead Physician Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg
Renee Hunter, MPAS, PA-C
Lead Physician Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. McClure and Lead-RIAO Advanced Practice Provider

Daniel Metz, PA-C, Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway
Daniel Metz, PA-C
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway

Christopher Sokalski, PA-C, Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway
Christopher Sokalski, PA-C
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway

Christine Hall, PA-C, Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway, Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Assayag
Christine Hall, PA-C, MSHS
Physician Assistant for Dr. Conway, Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Assayag

Christopher Fisher, PA-C, Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard
Christopher Fisher, PA-C
Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard

Allison Lynn, PA-C, Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard
Allison Lynn, MPA, PA-C
Physician Assistant for Dr. Standard

Shannon Kelley, Orthopedic Specialist
Shannon Kelley
Orthopedic Specialist

Aqib Rana, Orthopedic Specialist

Aquib Rana
Orthopedic Specialist

Keith Goldman, Orthopedic Specialist
Keith Goldman
Orthopedic Specialist

Lee Brady, BSN, RN, Coordinator for Patient and Family Education
Lee Brady, BSN, RN
Coordinator for Patient and Family Education

Marilyn Richardson, Pediatric Liaison
Marilyn Richardson, BS
Pediatric Liaison and Save-A-Limb Fund Coordinator

Shameka McCray, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. McClure
Shameka McCray
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. McClure

Barbara Simmons, Surgical Scheduler

Barbara Simmons
Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Herzenberg and Dr. McClure

Leslie Hresko, Medical Administrative Assistant and Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Standard
Leslie Hresko
Medical Administrative Assistant and Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Standard

 

Janiqua Anderson, Medical Administrative Assistant to Dr. Conway

Janiqua Anderson
Medical Administrative Assistant to Dr. Conway

Aleatrice Bennett, Surgical Scheduler

Aleatrice Bennett
Surgical Scheduler for Dr. Conway

LaCheryl White, Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Siddiqui
La’Cheryl White
Medical Administrative Assistant for Dr. Bibbo and Dr. Siddiqui

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

Precious Spence, Medical Practice Representative

Precious Spence
Medical Practice Representative

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

Cori Daniels, Patient Registrar
Cori Daniels
Patient Registrar

Octavia Hall, Patient Registrar
Octavia Hall
Patient Registrar

Shakia Penick, Patient Registrar
Shakia Lightford
Patient Registrar

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, Manager, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation
Kimberly Doll, PT, DPT
Manager, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation

Alissa Furrs, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Alissa Furrs, PT, DPT, OCS
Inpatient Coordinator

Young Dan Kim, PT, DPT, Operations Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation
Young “Dan” Kim, PT, DPT, OCS
Outpatient Coordinator, RIAO Outpatient Rehabilitation

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

Benjamin Adams, PT, DPT, OCS, Physical Therapist
Benjamin Adams, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Tara Kolativa, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Tara Kolativa, 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

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

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

Laura Osborne, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Laura Osborne, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Kristen Russo, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Kristen Russo, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Tessa Shifflett, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist
Tessa Shifflett, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Chelsea Turk, PT, DPT, OCS Physical Therapist
Chelsea Turk, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist

Occupational Therapists

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

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

Natalie Little, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Natalie Little, OTD, 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