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Meet Our Team - Pediatric Oncology

The Brenner pediatric hematology and oncology program is the leading cancer and blood disorder center in the region. Our specially trained pediatric hematologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, diagnostic radiologists and other health care professionals work together to provide exceptional and comprehensive care for pediatric patients of all ages.

Led by Thomas W. McLean, MD, the Brenner hematology and oncology program leads the region in providing cutting-edge cancer and blood disorder treatments for children through personalized and aggressive care and treatment. 

Pediatric Hematologists/Oncologists

Buckley Kevin S
Kevin S. Buckley, MD

Dixon Natalia
Natalia Dixon, MD

Kram David Eric

David Kram, MD

McLean Thomas Williams
Thomas W. McLean, MD

Russell Thomas Bennett
Thomas B. Russell, MD

Wofford Marcia M
Marcia M. Wofford, MD

Pediatric Hematology Practitioners/Providers 

Anita Smith, Hemophilia Nurse Practitioner  

Debbie Boger, Sickle Cell Nurse Practitioner  

Pediatric Oncology Providers  

Diane Samelak, Oncology Nurse Practitioner 

Katharine Pearsall, Physician Assistant

Ann Schweppe, Physician Assistant 

Jennifer Simmons, Inpatient Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Staff 

Nancy Smith, RN, APON 

Karen Smith, RN 

Stacey Snow, RN 

Amy Pitts Pope, RN, BSN, CPN Oncology Patient Navigator 

Psychosocial Support Providers 

Jeff Ungetheim, Counselor/Cancer Support Services 

Sharon Bowen, Social Worker

Jessica Nunez-Mandujano, CAN 

Stacy Peterson, Child Life Specialist 

Linda Nicolotti, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist

Radiation Oncology 

Doris Brown, MD336-713-3600

Michael Chan, MD

Pediatric Surgery 

John K. Petty MD336-716-7799

Thomas Pranikoff, MD336-716-7799 

Kristen A. Zeller, MD336-716-7799

Leah M. Sieren, MD336-716-7799

Pediatric Neurosurgery 

Daniel E. Couture, MD336-716-9728

Alexander Powers, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT) 

Daniel J. Kirse, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery 

Scott C. Wilson, MD

Cynthia L. Emory, MD