Faculty

allison-beardenAli Bearden, M.D.  

Medical School: Tulane
Residency:
LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Adult ID fellowship at University of Wisconsin Madison, Peds ID fellowship at LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Attending in the Maternal, Child, and Adolescent and Adult Center for Virology and Infectious Disease (MCA), working with children, adolescents, and adults with HIV and other infections. Also provides inpatient pediatric infectious disease consultations

Randall Chan, M.D.

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Pediatrics Chief 2010-2011
Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology with BMT fellowship 2011-2014
Description of Current Position:
Pediatrics Hematology Oncology Attending
Med + Peds Clinic Attending
Pediatric hospitalist

StevenFoxD. Steven Fox M.D., M.Sc.

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Positions Since Residency:
Consulting Specialist – Olive View UCLA Hospital
Financial Analyst – Private Investment Firm
Assistant Policy Analyst – The RAND Corporation
Description of Current Position:
Med+Peds Clinic Attending
Physician Specialist – Internal Medicine LAC+USC Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine
Clinical Fellow – Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics
Conducting Clinical Outcomes Research, and Health Services Research using real-time clinical informatics

JamesHomansJames Homans M.D.

Medical School: Tulane
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Adult ID Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Pediatric Infectious Disease. Works in our outpatient ID clinic for HIV positive children. Performs inpatient consultations for ID and serves 2 months a year as Inpatient Pediatric Ward Attending.

MarilynLiMarilyn Li M.D.

Medical School: Brown
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Residency Medicine
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Allergy/Immunology Faculty. Performs inpatient consultations for Allergy/Immunology. Teaches Allergy/Immunology Fellows. Breathmobile Attending.

Neha Mahajan, M.D.

Medical School: USC Keck Medical School
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Med + PedsClinic Attending
Description of Current Position:
Outpatient primary care Med + Peds Faculty Clinic seeing special needs patients and transitional care patients. Serves one month each as an inpatient medicine and pediatrics ward attending

BreckNicholsBreck Nichols M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P, F.A.A.P.

Medical School: Tulane
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Residency Medicine
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Med+Peds Residency Program Director. Serves 2 months as Pediatric Inpatient Ward Attending and 2 months as Medicine Inpatient Ward Attending. Allergy/Immunology Clinic Attending 6 months of the year. Active in Community Outreach and Disease Management Research. Med+Peds Clinic Attending.

Mohamad Raad, M.D.

Medical School: UCSD
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Pediatric Chief Resident
Description of Current Position:
Med + PedsClinic Attending, Outpatient primary care in the Adolescent Care and Transition (ACT) Clinic taking care of transitional age youth and young adults with chronic medical diseases of childhood. Also attend on the internal medicine and pediatric inpatient services. 

Eunice Rios M.D.

Medical School: Stanford
Residency: LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Primary care in the Adolescent Care and Transition (ACT) Clinic
Organizes reproductive health education for residents, including training of Nexplanon placement
Attends on internal medicine and pediatric inpatient services
Med+Peds Clinic Attending

Tracey Samko, M.D.

Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Resident Med-Peds 2014-2015
Chief Resident Pediatrics 2015-2016, Attending Adolescent Care and Transition Clinic 2016-present
Description of Current Position:
Primary care for high risk and socially and medically complex people of all ages with a special focus in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) population, attending on inpatient pediatrics and internal medicine wards, Med-Peds Resident clinic supervisor.

PatrickSartePatrick Sarte M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P, F.A.C.P.

Medical School: Georgetown
Residency: LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Section Head of Hospital Medicine, 6 Months Inpatient Medicine Wards/Med Consult. Director of Non-Teaching Service, Private Practice Med+Peds at USC University Hosptial, and Med+Peds Clinic Attending.

Paola Sequeira M.D., M.P.H.

Medical School: University of Miami
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Residency Medicine
Adult Endocrine Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Pediatric Endocrine Attending. Performs inpatient consultations for Pediatric Endocrinology. Attends in Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic. Very active in Pediatric Endocrine research. Starting a Transitional Care Clinic for patients over 18 with Type I Diabetes.

LaShondaSpencerLaShonda Spencer M.D.

Medical School: USC
Residency: University of Utah
Positions Since Residency:
Adult ID Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Pediatric Infectious Disease. Works in our outpatient ID clinic for HIV positive children. Performs inpatient consultations for ID and serves 2 months a year as Inpatient Pediatric Ward Attending.

CynthiaStottsCynthia Stotts D.O.

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Residency: LAC+USC
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Residency Pediatrics
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship LAC+USC
Description of Current Position:
Serves as Inpatient Pediatric Ward Attending. PICU Attending. Recently was Chief of Staff for the Medical Center and orchestrated the very smooth transition from our two old hospitals to our new facility. Dr. Stotts chairs several committees and performs numerous administrative duties for the Department of Pediatrics and the Medical Center.

StephanieZiaStephanie Zia M.D., MACM, FAAP, FACP.

Medical School: USC
Residency: LAC+USC
Teaching Award from 4th Year USC Med School Class:
1 Resident is selected from over 900 in Med Center for this award yearly.
Positions Since Residency:
Chief Residency Pediatrics, Assistant Program Director for Med+Peds Residency Program.
Description of Current Position:
Assistant Dean for Career Advising at Keck School of Medicine, Med+Peds Hospitalist, Faculty Advisor for Keck Med+Peds Student Interest Groupt. Rotates between Medicine and Pediatrics every 2 months doing Inpatient Medicine Ward Attending, Inpatient Pediatrics Ward Attending, and PICU Attending. Med+Peds Clinic Attending.