Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Meet Our Cleft & Craniofacial Program Team

The Cleft and Craniofacial Program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital brings together a team of specialists across our hospital for more individualized, comprehensive care.

Cleft and Craniofacial Coordinator

Taryl Crisp

Taryl Crisp

Cleft and Craniofacial Coordinator
Taryl Crisp is the coordinator of the cleft and craniofacial program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Previously, Crisp was a care coordinator for the State of Florida Children’s Medical Services Program where she worked with children with cleft palate and/or craniofacial anomalies. In her role, she coordinated care and provided case management for families whose children had complex medical and special health care needs. Crisp is a member of the Florida Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association and has been a certified case manager since 2017.

Plastic Surgery

Jordan Halsey, MD

Jordan Halsey, MD

Plastic Surgery
Dr. Halsey is a pediatric plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She joined the hospital staff in 2021. Dr. Halsey earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. She completed a residency in integrated plastic surgery from Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, where she was administrative chief resident. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric craniofacial surgery from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
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S. Alex Rottgers, MD

S. Alex Rottgers, MD

Plastic Surgery
Dr. Rottgers practices in the pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery programs and is chief of the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. His areas of special interest are vascular anomalies and in the treatment of cleft and craniofacial conditions including cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, microtia, and other abnormalities of the face and jaw.
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Ernesto Ruas, MD

Ernesto Ruas, MD

Plastic Surgery
Dr. Ruas specializes in plastic surgery and cleft and craniofacial surgery at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and is the director of plastic surgery resident education. He joined the hospital staff in 1990.
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Aleshia Pringle, APRN

Aleshia Pringle, APRN

Plastic Surgery

Audiology

Tina Adams, AuD, CCC-A

Tina Adams, AuD, CCC-A

Audiology

Robin Edmianston, AuD, CCC-A

Robin Edmianston, AuD, CCC-A

Audiology


Susan Spirakis, AuD, F/AAA, CCC-A

Susan Spirakis, AuD, F/AAA, CCC-A

Audiology

ENT / Otolaryngology

Thomas Andrews, MD

Thomas Andrews, MD

ENT / Otolaryngology
Dr. Andrews is a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He sees patients in the Brandon, Clearwater, Odessa, Sarasota, and Tampa locations of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Associates, PA and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in St. Petersburg.
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Peter Karempelis, MD

Peter Karempelis, MD

ENT / Otolaryngology
Dr. Karempelis is a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. He sees patients in the Brandon, Clearwater, Odessa, Sarasota, and Tampa locations of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Associates, PA and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in St. Petersburg.
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Elisa Lynskey, MD

Elisa Lynskey, MD

ENT / Otolaryngology
Dr. Lynskey is a pediatric otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat specialist) at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology.
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Rose Trowbridge, MD

Rose Trowbridge, MD

ENT / Otolaryngology
Dr. Trowbridge is a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She sees patients in the Brandon, Clearwater, Odessa, Sarasota, and Tampa locations of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Associates, PA and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in St. Petersburg.
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Kathleen Wasylik, MD

Kathleen Wasylik, MD

ENT / Otolaryngology
Dr. Wasylik is a pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She sees patients in the Brandon, Clearwater, Odessa, Sarasota, and Tampa locations of Pediatric Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Associates, PA and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in St. Petersburg.
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Claudia Botero, PA

Claudia Botero, PA

ENT / Otolaryngology

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Amy Anderson, DDS

Amy Anderson, DDS

Orthodontics

Stephen Ruso, DDS, MS

Stephen Ruso, DDS, MS

Orthodontics

Frank Sierra, D.M.D.

Frank Sierra, D.M.D.

Pediatric Dentistry

Elizabeth Staves, D.D.S.

Elizabeth Staves, D.D.S.

Pediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Medicine

Luis Montes, MD

Luis Montes, MD

Pediatric Medicine
Dr. Montes is a Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine physician in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Department of Pediatric Medicine, seeing patients in Sarasota, Florida. He joined the medical staff in 2019. Some of Dr. Montes areas of clinical expertise include pediatric rehabilitation and caring for children with disabilities.
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Psychiatry/Psychology

Nina Bagby-Bishop, LCSW

Nina Bagby-Bishop, LCSW

Psychology/Social Work

Alyssa Fritz, PhD

Alyssa Fritz, PhD

Psychiatry / Psychology
Dr. Fritz is a pediatric psychologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences. She joined the hospital staff in 2018. Dr. Fritz provides evidence-based interventions for pre-school and early childhood disruptive behavior disorders.
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Speech and Language Pathology

Julie Blanshan Brett, MA, CCC-SLP

Julie Blanshan Brett, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathology

Kimberly Enns, MA, CCC-SLP

Kimberly Enns, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathology

Lee Harrison, MS, CCC-SLP

Lee Harrison, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathology

Jessica Keller, MA, CCC-SLP

Jessica Keller, MA, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathology

Jennifer Ziemak, MS, CCC-SLP

Jennifer Ziemak, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathology