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CVICU Faculty

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Joshua D. Koch, MD, MBA
Division Chief, CVICU

Before joining the CVICU as Division Chief, Dr. Koch was the Clinical Director of Critical Care Services at Children’s Health in Dallas, Texas. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Health/UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas.

Paul R. Bakerman, MD

Dr. Bakerman earned his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado and his fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and the Children’s Hospital of Denver.

Dr. Bakerman recently published the 5th edition of Bakerman's ABC's of Interpretative Laboratory Data, which has been an invaluable resource for clinicians for more than 32 years. He is a co-section editor for Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care, which involves editing text regarding cardiology and critical care.

Kevin P. Engelhardt, MD

Dr. Engelhardt joined Phoenix Children’s from UT Southwestern where he completed back-to-back fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. (At this point, you might start to notice a common theme that seems to be developing regarding the faculty.) He received his medical degree from and completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Lisa M. Grimaldi, MD

Dr. Grimaldi received her medical degree from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey School Medical School. She completed her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Columbia University, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian.

In addition to her clinical responsibilities, Dr. Grimaldi serves as a Professional Advisor in the Student Affairs department at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix. She is working with the division's Research Supervisor to facilitate the participation of the part proposed that Phoenix Children's participate in a multi-center study of extubation failure after cardiothoracic surgery in neonates.

Nicholas G. Huggins, MD

Dr. Huggins joined Phoenix Children’s from UT Southwestern where completed back-to-back fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. He received his medical degree from and completed his residency in Pediatrics from UT Southwestern (there seems to be a theme here).

John E. Lane, MD

Dr. Lane earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Chicago and earned his medical degree from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his Pediatrics residency and fellowships in both Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Sharad P. Menon, MD

Dr. Menon started his medical career in Nagpur, India, earning his medical degree at the Government Medical College and worked in private practice. He came to the United States to complete his residency at the John M. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois. He completed his fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He recently graduated from the W.P. Carey Executive MBA program at Arizona State University.

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