Carlos Alberto Alana, M.D.

Dr. Alana specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He sees patients at Bayfront Health Spring Hill. Previously Dr. Alana was a neonatologist at Florida Hospital Medical Group, where he served as vice chair and chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at Florida Hospital Orlando.

Dr. Alana earned his medical degree at the Universidad de Montemorelos School of Medicine in Mexico. He completed his pediatric residency at Louisiana State University New Orleans School of Medicine. He completed his neonatal/perinatal fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is fluent in Spanish.

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Marie Berg, M.D.

Dr. Berg specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 2017. Previously, she worked as a neonatologist at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital and an associate professor of pediatrics in the University of Vermont College of Medicine where she was director of the fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Dr. Berg earned her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and her neonatal-perinatal fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Berg is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Perinatal Pediatrics and is an associate editor of the Cochrane Neonatal Review Group. She has given dozens of medical lectures and been involved in multiple plenary and poster presentations on a variety of topics, including medical education and perinatal asphyxia. Her current research interests include cooling for newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and the use of meta-analysis to optimize care for infants.
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Sandra S. Brooks, M.D.

Dr. Brooks specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 1997 and is associated medical director for the neonatal intensive care unit.
Dr. Brooks earned her medical degree at American University of Beirut School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at Duke University Medical Center and her fellowship in neonatology at University of South Florida where she also attained a masters degree in public health.

Dr. Brooks is a member of the American Board of Pediatrics and the Sub-board of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine. She is also a member of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. She is proficient in English, French and Lebanese.

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Lilly Chang, M.D.

Dr. Chang is a Johns Hopkins All Children’s Specialty Physicians pediatric neonatologist based at Florida Hospital Tampa. She completed both her pediatric residency and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She is a graduate of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include neonatal nutrition and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Dr. Chang also holds a master’s of science in applied physiology and kinesiology from the University of Florida.

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Alejandro M. Diego, M.D.

Dr. Diego is a neonatalogist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the neonatology staff in 2013.

Dr. Diego earned his medical degree from Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He trained in pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of South Florida. He is fluent in Spanish.

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Danilo Tengonciang Escoto, M.D.

Dr. Escoto is a neonatologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He also sees patients through the Bayfront Health St. Petersburg Baby Place, Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital and the Medical Center of Trinity.

Dr. Escoto is a part-time instructor of pediatrics for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a clinical assistant professor for University of South Florida College of Medicine. He was vice chair then chair of the Department of Medicine for Johns Hopkins All Children’s from 1992-96. Throughout his career, Dr. Escoto has focused strongly on research and teaching. He is director of the Neonatal Simulation Lab. He is also the director of the Neonatal Therapeutic Hypothermia Program.

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Iman Fares, M.D.

Dr. Fares specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She sees patients at Bayfront Health Spring Hill. She joined the hospital staff in 2014. Previously, she was the director of neonatology at Gulf Coast Hospital in Fort Myers.

Dr. Fares earned her medical degree at State University of Liege in Belgium and completed her pediatric residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center and her neonatal fellowship at the University of Illinois. Her research interests include the role of specific fatty acids in premature formula on growth, acceptance, tolerance, blood lipids and selected physiological parameters in very low birth weight neonates.

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Preceousa Serna Jensen, M.D.

Dr. Jensen is a neonatologist in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She sees patients at our neonatal intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Saint Petersburg General Hospital and Brandon Regional Hospital.  She attends deliveries at Bayfront Baby Place. Dr. Jensen’s clinical and research interests include feeding and swallowing disorders in infants. She joined the Johns Hopkins All Children's staff in 2016.

Dr. Jensen earned her medical degree from Nova Southeastern University. She trained in pediatrics through internships and residency at Tampa General Hospital and Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital and completed a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at the Ohio State University. 

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Bianca Cecelia Fornier Karber, M.D.

Dr. Karber specializes in neonatology for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She sees patients at Florida Hospital Tampa. She joined the hospital staff in 2017. Previously, she worked as an attending physician at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, New York. 

Dr. Karber received her medical degree from University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She was involved with organizing and providing service at several medical missions in the Philippines. She completed a pediatric residency at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York, and a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital in Stony Brook, New York, wherein she received awards for excellence in teaching residents and best research platform presentation. Her research interests include targeted neonatal echocardiography and quality initiatives focused on improving respiratory outcomes.   

She speaks Filipino and Spanish in addition to English.
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Andrea Komis, M.D.

Dr. Komis specializes in caring for children in the neonatal intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, which she joined in 2017.  Previously, she worked with Fairfax Neonatal Associates as a pediatric hospitalist at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Virginia.

Dr. Komis earned her doctor of medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center. Her areas of interest include breastfeeding, newborn care, and application of clinical practice guidelines.

Dr. Komis received a Distinguished Service Award in the Emergency Department at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and a Resident Teaching Award at Children’s National Medical Center. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

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Victor J. McKay, M.D.

Dr. McKay specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 1997.  He is currently the medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. In addition, he is the regional medical director for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s neonatology system. He also leads the Clinical Practice Council of the institute. He is certified in neonatal resuscitation and is a regional instructor. He is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal/perinatal medicine.

In addition to our main St. Petersburg, Florida, campus, Dr. McKay sees patients at Brandon Regional Hospital, Florida Hospital Tampa and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Dr. McKay earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and completed his pediatric residency and fellowship at the University of Louisville. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pinellas County Medical Society and The Florida Society of Neonatologists.

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Oscar Winners Mendizabal, M.D.

Dr. Winners Mendizabal specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2012.

Dr. Winners Mendizabal earned his medical degree from Universidad Boliviana Mayor de San Andres in La Paz, Bolivia. He completed training in pediatrics at University of Kansas and neonatal-perinatal fellowship at Case Western Reserve University at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. His research interests include retinopathy of prematurity, chronic intermittent hypoxia and enteral and parental nutrition. He is fluent in Spanish.

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Jacqueline Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Nguyen is a neonatologist with the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She received her medical degree from the University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine, where she received the Lewis A. Barness, M.D. Award and completed a scholarly concentration in health care disparities. Dr. Nguyen also completed her pediatric residency and neonatology fellowship at USF.  Her clinical interests include palliative care in the neonatal intensive care unit, health care disparities, simulation training and quality initiatives. 

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Thinh Nguyen, M.D.

Dr. Nguyen joins Johns Hopkins All Children's Specialty Physicians from his position as assistant professor in the Division of Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health, Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Prior to that, Dr. Nguyen worked at the same institution as an instructor and clinical educator after earning his fellowship there in maternal-fetal medicine. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology and served as chief resident at the University of Toledo College of Medicine/Health Science Campus in Toledo, Ohio, and graduated from the University Of Miami School Of Medicine.

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Prabhu Parimi, M.D.

Dr. Parimi is chief of the division of neonatology at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and will serve as director of the newly created Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute.

He comes to Johns Hopkins All Children’s from the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center, Kansas City, where he was director of the division of neonatology, medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit and neonatal medical home, and professor of pediatrics.

 

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Jignesh Bhogilal Patel, M.D.

Dr. Patel specializes in pediatric neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2008 and sees patients at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

Dr. Patel earned his medical degree at the University of Vadodara Medical College and completed his pediatric residency at Jersey City Medical Center. He completed his fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where he also received his certification in Biomedical Informatics. He is pursuing a physician executive MBA from Auburn University.

 

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Jose Prieto, M.D.

Dr. Prieto is the medical director for Johns Hopkins All Children's Perinatology Specialists. He completed his B.S. in Biology, master's in Public Health and received his medical degree at the University of Miami in 1990. Dr. Prieto completed his residency program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston-LBJ General Hospital, where he received the honor of Outstanding Chief Resident his final year. 

Dr. Prieto is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. His areas of interest include ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Prieto is the current coordinator for resident research and the current medical student clerkship obstetrical coordinator.


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Karen Raimer, M.D. 

Director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program and assistant director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Dr. Raimer is a native of New Orleans, La., and received her medical training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. After a four-year residency program at the Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital, she served as clinical professor at Louisiana State University in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was then awarded a two-year fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Miami. Dr. Raimer is active in resident teaching with special interest in diabetes, ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. She is currently an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Raimer is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as Maternal Fetal Medicine.

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Jorge Isaac Rayon, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP 

Dr. Rayon specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2003 and sees patients at Florida Hospital Tampa. Previously, he was the director of neonatal transport at Sarasota Memorial Hospital from 1996-2003.
Dr. Rayon earned his medical degree at the University of Mexico and his masters of public health at the University of Oklahoma. He completed an internship and residency program at the Instituto Mexicano del Sequro Social. He completed a pediatric residency program at Michigan State University and his neonatology fellowship at University of South Florida.
Dr. Rayon is fluent in Spanish.

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Maria S. Sandoval, M.D. 

Dr. Sandoval specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She also sees patients at Sarasota Memorial Hospital through a collaboration between the hospitals.

Dr. Sandoval earned her medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Medical School and completed her pediatric residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center and her neonatal-perinatal fellowship at the University of California Los Angeles Medical Center.

She is certified by the Florida Medical Board, the American Board of Pediatrics and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Dr. Sandoval is fluent in Spanish.

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Rebecca Anne Schilling, M.D.

Dr. Schilling specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children's Maternal, Fetal &
Neonatal Institute and sees patients at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Schilling earned her degree as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of New
England College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at Louisiana
State University and her neonatal - perinatal fellowship at the University of South Florida. During her fellowship, she created and teaches a newborn - specific cardiac curriculum rotation for pediatric interns.

She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and an active member of the American Osteopathic Association; the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Academic Society..

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Rachelle Schwartz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz  joined All Children's Perinatology Specialists in July 2012 after completing a fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Bayfront Medical Center, where she served as chief academic resident. While at Bayfront she received the Laparoscopic Surgeon of the Year Award, Resident Academic Achievement Award and Academic Excellence Award.

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Fauzia Shakeel, M.D. 

Dr. Shakeel has been a neonatologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital since 1999. She has a clinical focus on nutritional care for neonates to improve clinical outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and improving clinical outcomes in infants with short bowel syndrome at risk of intestinal failure. She is chair of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Care Under Intestinal Rehabilitation Excellence (CUIRE) intestinal rehabilitation program.

Dr. Shakeel is an assistant professor for the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Shakeel is very involved with the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality and has completed Lean Sigma Green Belt training, the Patient Safety Certificate Program and the Leadership Academy Course.

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Stacy L. Stone, M.D. 

Dr. Stone specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 2002 and won the Johns Hopkins All Children's Excellence in Service & Professionalism Award in the 2017 Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Excellence Awards. Among her clinical interests is congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), working with Dr. David Kays in one of the nation’s top CDH programs. She also maintains an interest in infection prevention and leads the neonatal vascular access program.

Dr. Stone earned her medical degree and completed the pediatric residency program at the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York. She completed a fellowship in neonatology at the University of California at San Francisco.

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Carine Stromquist, M.D.

Dr. Stromquist specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 1999 and began seeing patients three years ago at Brandon Regional Hospital. She also is a clinical associate professor of pediatrics in the University of South Florida College of Medicine and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Stromquist earned her medical degree at the State University of Ghent, Belgium. She completed an internship, pediatric residency program and neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. She also completed a neonatal-perinatal fellowship at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

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Noel Dee Tan, M.D.

Dr. Tan specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2004. He sees patients at Florida Hospital Tampa.

Dr. Tan earned his medical degree from and completed an internship at University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. He trained in surgery at Metropolitan Hospital in Manila, Philippines. He then trained in pediatrics and completed a neonatology fellowship at Schneider Children’s Hospital of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He is fluent in Tagalog.

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Nicole M. Trulli, M.D. 

Dr. Stone specializes in neonatology in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She joined the hospital staff in 2002. Among her clinical interests is congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), working with Dr. David Kays in one of the nation’s top CDH programs. She also maintains an interest in infection prevention and leads the neonatal vascular access program.

Dr. Stone earned her medical degree and completed the pediatric residency program at the Mount Sinai Medical School in New York. She completed a fellowship in neonatology at the University of California at San Francisco.

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Travis A. Walker, M.D. 

Dr. Walker specializes in taking care of babies in the neonatal intensive care unit in the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. He joined the hospital staff in 2017. He previously worked as a medical director and newborn hospitalist at Ascension Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan. His professional areas of interest include child maltreatment, childhood obesity, physician leadership and management, tropical medicine and traveler’s health.

Dr. Walker earned his medical degree at Poznan University Medical School in Poznan, Poland. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program.

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Carolyn Kelly, M.S., ARNP

Carolyn Kelly, M.S., A.R.N.P., joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 1996 and is a neonatal nurse practitioner and clinical leader with the Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She is the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program Coordinator and a member of the hospital’s Neonatal Nutrition Committee. She is an active member of the Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners and, at the national level, is a member of the Academy of Neonatal Nurses. A Canada native, she earned a bachelor of nursing degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland and a master of science in the neonatal nurse practitioner program at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York.


 

 

Joaris R. Price, M.S., ARNP, CPNP


Joaris works as an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP) and certified pediatric nurse practitioner (CRNP) at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care location in Sarasota.

She earned her nursing degrees at the University of South Florida College of Nursing.
 

 


 

Forms

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Patient Demographic Information
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Genetics Patients Only:
English Patient Information Pregnancy Questionnaire
Spanish Patient Information Pregnancy Questionnaire 2013
Genetics Billing Form