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Published On 06/25/2012


Choudhri named chief of Neuroradiology

Asim Choudhri, MD, was recently named chief of Pediatric Neuroradiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Choudhri is board certified by the American Board of Radiology with a subspecialty of neuroradiology. He specializes in neuroradiology, spine imaging, functional neuroradiology, head and neck imaging and non-invasive neurovascular imaging.

Tuberous Sclerosis team presents at international TSC conference in Lisbon

Eight members of Le Bonheur’s Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) team attended the recent International TSC Research Conference in Lisbon Dec. 3-6. The team delivered eight podium and three abstract presentations. Le Bonheur’s multidisciplinary TSC program – led by John Bissler, MD, and James Wheless, MD --  is recognized as a Center of Excellence by the TS Alliance.

Gosain receives $785,220 grant for Hirschsprungs Disease Research

Ankush Gosain, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP, associate professor in the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Department of Surgery and director of Pediatric Surgery Research at the Children’s Foundation Research Institute of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, has been awarded a $785,220 grant to continue research for the treatment of a birth defect that can affect the colon of newborns. The grant is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Appointments for ophthalmologist Ditta made through Le Bonheur Connect

In 2017, all appointments for Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Neuro-ophthalmologist Lauren Ditta, MD, will be made through the Le Bonheur Connect Call Center – 1-866-870-5570. In addition to her pediatric practice, Ditta also has a regional referral practice for adult patients with double vision and strabismus and has a largely surgical neuro-ophthalmology adult practice. Both adult and pediatric appointments can be made through Le Bonheur Connect.

Heart Institute welcomes new cardiologists

Le Bonheur’s Heart Institute has welcome several new faces recently, including:

Pediatric Cardiologist Michael Rebolledo, MD, MPH, MBA, completed fellowship training at the University of California Los Angeles and received master’s degrees in Business Administration and Public Health at the University of California at Irvine and Johns Hopkins University, respectively.

Karine Guerrier, DO, MPH, completed fellowships in pediatric cardiology and pediatric electrophysiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She also holds a Master of Public Health degree from Florida State University.

Mario Briceno-Medina, MD, recently completed fellowship training in pediatric cardiology at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital/University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where he also completed his pediatric residency. 

Govinda Paudel, MD, recently completed fellowship training in pediatric and congenital cardiac imaging at Mayo Clinic. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the University of Iowa.


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