Together our hospital leadership, clinical leaders and hospital board fulfill the mission of providing the best possible care for children in a family-friendly, compassionate environment.
Margaret G. Rush, M.D.
John Thomas, M.D.
Chief of Staff
Steven A. Webber, M.B.Ch.B., MRCP
James C. Overall Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Jeffrey S. Upperman, M.D.
Professor & Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
John W. Brock, III, M.D.
Monroe Carell Jr. Chair
Senior Vice President of Pediatric Surgical Services
Kathryn D. Krause, MSN, R.N., NNP-BC, NEA-BC
Chief Nursing Officer
Jim Hollender, MBA, M.S.
Chief Operating Officer
Christopher W. Lee, MSHA, MBA
Chief Operating Officer, Ambulatory Services
Mike McConnell, MHA
Director, VUMC Finance, Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Adolescent Medicine – Todd Callahan, M.D.
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine – Paul E. Moore, M.D.
Anesthesiology – Jill E. Killkelly, M.D.
Cardiology – H. Scott Baldwin, M.D.
Cardiovascular Surgery – David P. Bichell, M.D.
Child Development - Paul E. Moore, M.D., interim
Critical Care Medicine – Fred Lamb, M.D., Ph.D.
Diagnostic Imaging – Marta Hernanz-Schulman, M.D.
Emergency Medicine – Cristina Estrada, M.D.
Endocrinology and Diabetes – William E. Russell, M.D.
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition – Sari A. Acra, M.D.
General Pediatrics – Shari Barkin, M.D.
General Surgery – Harold Lovvorn III, M.D. interim
Genetics & Genomic Medicine – Rizwan Hamid, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP, FACMG
Hematology and Oncology – Debra L. Friedman, M.D.
Hospital Medicine – Derek Williams, MPH, M.D.
Infectious Diseases – Mark Denison, M.D.
Neonatology – Susan Guttentag, M.D.
Nephrology – Kathy Jabs, M.D.
Neurology – Kevin C. Ess, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgery – John C. Wellons, III, M.D., MSPH
Ophthalmology – Sean P. Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.
Orthopaedics – Gregory A. Mencio, M.D.
Otolaryngology – Christopher T. Wootten, M.D., FACS, FAAP
Outreach Medicine - Kris Rehm, M.D.
Pathology - Joyce Johnson, M.D.
Plastic Surgery - Michael S. Golinko, M.D.
Rheumatology – T. Brent Graham, M.D.
Urology – John Pope IV, M.D.
Vaccine Research Program – Kathryn M. Edwards, M.D.