Pediatric Thrombosis Program

Meet Our Team

The multidisciplinary thrombosis team is focused on treating infants, children and young adults who have developed blood clots.

Neil A. Goldenberg, MD PhD Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Goldenberg is associate dean for clinical and translational research at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and director of the Johns Hopkins All Children's Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. He is a professor of pediatrics and medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
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Marisol Betensky, MD Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Betensky specializes in hemostasis and thrombosis in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. She also treats bone marrow failure syndromes and congenital and acquired neutropenias, which are immune system conditions that may result in infections. She joined the hospital in 2016. Previously, she was an instructor in the Division of Hematology, Comprehensive Bone Marrow Failure Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
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Katie Mills, D.N.P., A.P.R.N.Program Coordinator, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Programs

 

Irmel Ayala, MD Hematology / Oncology

Dr. Ayala is the director of the Hemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Treatment Center at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. She also is the hematology leader of the Young Women Bleeding Disorders/Menorrhagia Clinic, which focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to bleeding symptoms in girls and young women. Dr. Ayala also is involved in the newly created Immune Dysregulation Clinic, which evaluates patients with autoimmune cytopenias in a multidisciplinary approach.
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Laurie Barrett, C.C.R.C., R.N.Clinical Research Nurse

Mary Cardenas, R.N.Nurse Coordinator, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program

Amanda Memken, B.C.P.P.S., Pharm.DPediatric Anticoagulation Clinical Pharmacist