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Geisinger alumni go on to have exceptional careers in medicine. Our residents and fellows work in medicine, research and medical education across the country.

Notable alumni

Lauri Albertini, MD (1996)
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Associate Program Director
Wake Forest – Baptist Health

Gregg Alexander, DO (1992)
Chief Medical Officer
Madison Health System

Rudy Allen, MD (1991)
Instructor in Clinical Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Monica Ardura, DO (2000)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Co-Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship
Program Director, Host Defense Fellowship
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Paul Bellino, MD (1996)
Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine

Alexis Ramby Benscoter, DO (2009)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Cardiac Critical Care
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Dan Benscoter, DO (2009)
Director, Pediatric Home Ventilator Program
Co-director, Transitional Care Center
Medical Director, Division of Respiratory Care
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Nancy Brunner, MD (1999)
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Assistant Program Director
West Virginia University

Donald Carter, MD (1996)
Chairman, Division of Pediatrics
Mountain Park Health Center

Tammy Tomasak Corr, DO (2010)
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
Penn-State Hershey Medical Center

Trina Drummet Crolin, MD (2000)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Director, Hospitalist Program
University of Illinois College of Medicine

Cristopher Curzon, DO (2004)
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Kathryn DeHart, MD (2006)
Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Geisinger Medical Center

Andrea Dvorak, MD (2009)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders
Upstate Medical Center

Darla Boone Gallentine, DO (2003)
The Pediatric Express, Inc.

William Gallantine, DO (2003)
Director, Child Neurology Residency Program
Duke University

Matthew Hand, DO (1991)
Co-Director, Pediatric Integrative Medicine Program
Elliot Health System

Sophia Abraham-Hardee, DO, PhD (2011)
Department Chair, Pediatrics
VCOM – Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Timothy Hessert, MD (1986)
Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center

Ketan Kansagra, MD (2000)
Professor of Neonatology
Program Director, Pediatric Residency
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center

Stephanie Lacey, DO (2003)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology
University of Florida College of Medicine

Alice Lawrence, MD (2007)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Developmental Medicine
Vanderbilt University

Marita Lind, MD (1995)
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Child Protection Program
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Kera Luckritz, DO (2009)
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Division of Nephrology
C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital
University of Michigan Health

Cassandra Moran, DO (2002)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Member, Society for Pediatric Research
Duke University

Abigail Myers, MD (2010)
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Penn-State Hershey Medical Center

Scott Myers, MD (1995)
Associate Professor in Pediatrics
Autism and Developmental Medicine Institute
Geisinger/Bucknell University

Jeffrey Schiff, MD (1983)
Clinical Faculty, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Children’s Minnesota

Malcom Smith, MD, PhD (1988)
Associate Branch Chief, Pediatrics
Clinical Investigations Branch [Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis]
National Cancer Institute

Crawford Strunk, MD (2003)
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Toledo Children’s Hospital

Kellie Sweet, DO (2000)
Associate Professor of Neurology
Michigan State University School of Medicine

Debra Tomek, MD (1990)
Assistant Professor
Division of General Pediatrics
Division of Emergency Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Don VanDyke, MD (1977)
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology and Genetics
University of Iowa Medical Center
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
College of Public Health, University of Iowa

Ashley Warnock, MD (2007)
Clinical Faculty, Division of Medical Genetics
University of Utah

Recent graduates


  • Staci Benoit, MD
  • Lauren Benzinger, DO
  • Sanjna Bharwani, MD
  • Carolyn Fray, MD
  • Alyssa Gillenberger, DO
  • Benjamin Marhulik, DO
  • Tanya Nanongkhai, MD
  • Carly Rice, DO
  • Meghan Sutryk, MD
  • Abigail Urbanik, MD

  • Pooja Banginwar, DO – General Pediatrics, Oregon
  • Peter Barrale, MD – Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Iowa Children’s Hospital, Iowa City, IA
  • Marissa Burd, DO – General Pediatrics, Geisinger, PA
  • Kristin Huynh, DO – General Pediatrics, New Jersey
  • Ian Kates, MD – Pediatric Chief Resident, Geisinger, PA
  • Michael Napkori, DO – Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AK
  • Mark Occhionero, MD – Sports Medicine Fellowship, Baylor
  • James Pash, DO – Sports Medicine Fellowship, St. Vincent’s, Erie, PA
  • Kristopher Schock, DO – ONMM Fellowship, Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Blacksburg, VA
  • Azriel Stinson, DO – Clinical Informatics Fellowship, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock, AK
  • Kritika Sukumar, MD – Ped Gastroenterology Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Children’s, Cleveland, OH
  • Hannah Winters, DO – General Pediatrics, New York

  • Daniel Adams, MD – General Pediatrics, Bakersfield, California
  • Ashley Czworniak, DO – General Pediatrics, Yuba City, AZ
  • Brian Deegan, DO – General Pediatrics, Allentown, PA
  • Nicole Fox, MD – Neonatal Fellowship, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Alexandra Jones, MD – General Pediatrics, Geisinger Medical Group, Lock Haven, PA
  • Christine Klingaman, DO – Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship, Inova Children’s Hospital
  • Kortnee Koziara, DO - General Pediatrics; Geisinger Medical Group, Lock Haven, PA
  • Rebecca Lynch, DO – Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX
  • Carolanne Lyons, DO – General Pediatrics, Moses Lake, WA
  • Lee Morris, MD – Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Kristin Sanders, MD – General Pediatrics, Schneck Medical Center, Seymour, IN

  • Amanda Beach, DO – Chief Resident; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Marc Benison, DO – General Pediatrics; Schoolhouse Pediatrics Group, Albany, NY
  • Edward Cook, DO – Chief Resident; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Geralyn Cross, DO – General Pediatrics; PAK Pediatrics, Kingston, PA
  • Karen DeMaria, DO – Gastroenterology Fellowship; Stanford Children’s Hospital, Stanford, CA
  • Christina Hope, DO – General Pediatrics; Detroit, Michigan
  • Janki Patel, DO – Behavior and Development Fellowship; Baylor College of Medicine – Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Maciej Sadowski, MD – Emergency Medicine Fellowship; University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Martin Senese, DO – General Pediatrics; CHOP Primary Care - Harborview, Somers Point, NJ
  • Neha Sinha, MD – Critical Care Fellowship; Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
  • Sandra Sloan, MD – General Pediatrics; PM Pediatrics Urgent Care, Bridgewater, NJ
  • Tara Welsh, DO – General Pediatrics; Geisinger, Montoursville, PA

  • Steven Black, MD – General Pediatrics, UPMC Clinic, Shippensburg, PA
  • Holly Cimprich, DO – Pediatric Hospitalist, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • David Garner, DO – Child Neurology Fellowship, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
  • Kaitlyn Iaccarino, DO – General Pediatrics, Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center, Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Bradley Kramer, DO – General Pediatrics, Wasatch Pediatrics, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Bianca Lavoile, MD – Cardiology Fellowship; University of Kansas City, Kansas City, MO
  • Allison Patton, DO – Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, The University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Cassandra Phillips, DO – General Pediatrics, Geisinger Medical Group, Pottsville, PA
  • Emily Schoch, DO – General Pediatrics, Chester County Pediatrics, Exton, PA
  • Bailey Young, DO – Pulmonology Fellowship; Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

  • Nichole Lysick, DO – General Pediatrics; Indiana Pediatrics Associate, Indiana, PA
  • Andrea Moore, DO – Captain, U.S. Airforce, General Pediatrics
  • Kaitlin Murtha, DO – General Pediatrics; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Mutsa Nyakabau, MD – General Pediatrics; Family Healthcare of Hagerstown, Hagerstown, MD
  • Stefanie Paulson, MD – Pediatric Hospitalist; Lutheran Children’s Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN
  • Ashley Pearce, DO – General Pediatrics; Geisinger Medical Group, Forty Fort, PA
  • Jessica Pierre, MD – General Pediatrics; Pediatrics of Central Florida, Kissimmee, FL
  • Nicole Samies, DO – Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship; Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Jeffrey Summers, DO – Pediatric Sports Medicine (Fellowship completed at Geisinger Medical Center); Geisinger Sports Medicine, Danville, PA
  • Jasmine Vincent, MD – Pediatric Urgent Care; St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA

  • John Adair, MD, Neonatology Fellowship; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
  • Jonathon Freezer, MD, Pediatric Hospitalist; Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles, WA
  • Caitlin Hall, DO, General Pediatrics; Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Eric Hall, DO, Hematology Oncology Fellowship; Indiana University School of Medicine - Riley Children’s Hospital; Indianapolis, IN
  • Ashley McCorkhill, DO, Pediatric Hospitalist; Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis, OR
  • Giulia Molinaro, DO, Neonatal Intensive Care Fellowship; Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Matthew Nelson, DO, General Pediatrics; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Emily Olmes, DO, Pediatric Sports Medicine (Fellowship completed at Geisinger Medical Center); Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
  • Andrea Otero Luna, MD, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship; Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Vipin Philip, MD, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship; Hospital of the Kings Daughters, Norfolk, VA
  • Elizabeth Piel, DO, General Pediatrics; Long Island, NY
  • Kari Whitesell-Doclosen, DO, General Pediatrics; Geisinger Clinic, Bloomsburg, PA

  • Abiodun Alase Oyebanjo, MD, General Pediatrics; Valley Health Pediatrics, Port Royal, VA
  • Laura Beer, MD, General Pediatrics; Eden Park Pediatrics, Lancaster, PA
  • Sierra Coartney, DO, General Pediatrics; New River Valley Pediatrics, Radford, VA
  • Melissa Cullimore, MD, Pediatric Critical Care (Fellowship completed at Golisano Children’s Hospital); University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Jennifer Diep, MD, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship; UCLA Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • Kathryn Gibbons, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology (Fellowship completed at Yale University); Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Glenn Klucka, DO, Pediatric Hospitalist (Plus-One Training in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine completed at University of North Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine); UPMC – Williamsport, Williamsport, PA
  • Grant Morris, MD, Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship; Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Columbus, OH
  • Lukasz Weiner, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease (Fellowship completed at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital); University of Iowa Healthcare, Iowa City, IA
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