For Providers

For Providers

Published On 06/25/2012


Dubin recruited as Pulmonology chief

Patricia Dubin, MD, recently joined Le Bonheur as chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine.  Dubin comes to Memphis from West Virginia University School of Medicine, where she was chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine and director of the Mountain State Cystic Fibrosis Center.

She completed her medical school training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, pediatric residency at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and pediatric pulmonology fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Long, Byrd join Le Bonheur

Tom Long, MD, recently joined Le Bonheur’s Pediatric Otolaryngology team. He most recently worked in private practice with Otolaryngology Associates of the Mid-South. Long received a medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), where he also completed residency training.

Kathryn Byrd, MD, joined Le Bonheur’s Pediatric Ophthalmology team. She completed medical school, as well as residency and fellowship training, at UTHSC. She most recently worked in private practice at Kathryn Byrd M.D.P.C.

Welcome Le Bonheur’s new attorney for kids

Le Bonheur dad and ace attorney Tim Flack has joined our medical-legal partnership team, which is the first of its kind in the region. In his new role, Flack will help Le Bonheur families facing legal issues impacting their child’s health. Flack is the former director of Patient- and Family-Cen­tered Care and Volunteer Services at Le Bonheur. He and his wife, Bridgette, both serve on our Family Partners Council. Their daugh­ter, Madeline, had open heart surgery at Le Bonheur in March of 2006.

Give a matched gift to Le Bonheur through Dec. 31

Please remember to think of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital when considering your year-end giving. When you make a donation now through Dec. 31, your gift will be doubled. Delta Dental is matching all gifts to Le Bonheur through the end of 2016. Give online at or by mailing a check payable to Le Bonheur Foundation to PO Box 41817, Memphis, TN, 38174-1817.

Make plans to attend Le Bonheur’s holiday celebration Dec. 11

Le Bonheur patients, physicians, staff and their families are invited to attend the annual holiday celebration Sunday, Dec. 11, from 4-6 p.m. on the front lawn of Le Bonheur. Attendees will enjoy live reindeer, Santa, Rudolph and his elves, ornament making, face painting, a children’s choir and refreshments.


901-522-9999 or

Referral and Resource Center
901-287-PEDS or