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

 

 

 

Aisha James, MD, MS
Primary Care Provider

 

 

 

David Smith, MD
Adult Hematology Provider

 

 

 

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. Donna Blagdan, BCC
Spiritual Care

 

 

 


Our Subspecialty Team

Silas Wang, MD
Ophthalmology

 

 

 

Harish Shanthanu Seethapathy, MBBS
Nephrology

 

 

 

Allison Bryant Mantha, MD, MPH
Obstetrics & Gynecology

 

 

 

Gleeson Rebello, MD, MBBS
Orthopaedics

 

 

 

Patricia Brunker, MD, DPhil
Transfusion Medicine

 

 

 

Ryan Thompson, MD
Complex Care

 

 

 

Priscilla Parris, NP
Complex Care