The Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Center offers each patient a multidisciplinary team of experienced sickle cell disease specialists. Meet the team:

Sickle Cell Disease Team

Sharl Azar, MD
Medical Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Center
Adult Hematology Provider

 

 

Ellen Silvius, RN, BSN
Sickle Cell Disease Nurse Navigator

 

 

 

Lorrie Bertrand, LCSW
Sickle Cell Disease Social Worker

 

 

 

Mary Huang, MD
Pediatric Hematology Provider

 

 

 

Alison Friedmann, MD
Pediatric Hematology Provider

 

 

 

Lauren Boal, MD
Pediatric Hematology Provider

 

 

 

David Smith, MD
Adult Hematology Provider

 

 

 

Giselle Javier
Scheduler

 

 

 

Josue Espinoza, MHA
Administrative Manager

 

 

 


Our Pain and Suffering Management Team

Stephanie Kiser, MD, MPH
Palliative Care

 

 

 

Irene Martyniuk
Integrative Therapies (Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga)

 

 

 

Rev. Erica Rose Long, MDiv, BCC
Spiritual Care

 

 

 


Our Primary Care Providers

Carolina Abuelo, MD
Primary Care Provider
MGH Charlestown HealthCare Center

 

 

Jennifer Hong, MD
Primary Care Provider
MGH Bulfinch Medical Group, Boston

 

 

Guibenson Hyppolite, MD
Primary Care Provider
MGH Primary Care Associates, Waltham

 

 

Aisha James, MD, MS
Primary Care Provider
MGH Everett Family Care

 

 

Carl Malm, MD, MPH
Primary Care Provider
MGH Everett Family Care

 

 

Juliana Morris, MD
Primary Care Provider
MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center

 

 

Brian Mugo, MD
Primary Care Provider
MGH Internal Medicine Associates Clinic, Boston

 

 

Katherine Schiavoni, MD, MPP
Primary Care Provider
MGH Revere HealthCare Center

 

 


Our Subspecialty Team

Silas Wang, MD
Ophthalmology

 

 

 

Harish Shanthanu Seethapathy, MBBS
Nephrology

 

 

 

Allison Bryant Mantha, MD, MPH
Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

 

 

Bassem Elhassan, MD
Orthopaedics

 

 

 

Gleeson Rebello, MD, MBBS
Orthopaedics

 

 

 

Patricia Brunker, MD, DPhil
Transfusion Medicine

 

 

 

Ryan Thompson, MD
Complex Care

 

 

 

Priscilla Parris, NP
Complex Care