The right people for the job

Diagnosing and treating vascular anomalies—blood vessels that don't develop correctly—requires a unique team of talented specialists. We've got them.

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Our core team is made up of different types of dedicated professionals:

  • Pediatric hematologists focus on treating blood disorders.
  • Pediatric otolaryngologists or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctors, have special training in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ears, nose, throat, and related parts of the head and neck.
  • Plastic surgeons provide treatment for many types of vascular anomalies.
  • Interventional radiologists provide vascular imaging for diagnosis or any type of radiology treatment.
  • Pediatric vascular surgeons provides care for a wide variety of problems with the circulatory system, including vascular anomalies.
  • Pediatric nurse practitioners are specially trained to guide patients and their families through diagnosis and treatment at the center.

Some of the friendly faces you may meet include:

Stephen Nelson, MD
Pediatric hematologist and medical director of the clinic

James Sidman, MD
Pediatric otolaryngologist, or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctor and surgical director of the clinic

Timothy Lander, MD
Pediatric otolaryngologist

Jane Nemecek, MD
Plastic surgeon

Yasha Kadkhodayan, MD
Interventional radiologist

Jason Alexander, MD
Vascular surgeon

Kristin Moquist, RN, CNP
Pediatric nurse practitioner
Stephanie A Fritch Lilla, MD
Pediatric hematologist 

See profiles for all the all-star doctors and nurse practitioners at Children's.


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