Care Team



Chief of Pediatric Surgery

James Dunn, M.D., Ph.D., FACS

Dr. Dunn obtained his B.S. degree in Biology and Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He trained in General Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine and in Pediatric Surgery at the Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis. He was the Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery at UCLA, with a joint appointment in the Department of Bioengineering until 2016. Dr. Dunn is the Susan B. Ford Surgeon-in-Chief at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, the John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Director of Pediatric Surgery, and Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering at the Stanford School of Medicine.


Aaron Cunningham, MD

Advanced Practice Providers

Laura Diaz, NP

Jackie Nguyen, PA

Taylor Perry, PA

Natalie Chin, PA


Kyla Dalusag, RN

Innovations In Research

Bruce Ling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Surgery

Rachelle Balili

Clinical Research Coordinator

Julie-Ann Nguyen, BA

Senior Clinical Anatomy Scholar

Navleen Naru

Social Science Research

Administrative Staff

Tamara Winston

Division Manager

Rosa Madera

Administrative Associate

Kristina Tolentino

Administrative Associate

Elizabeth Marquez

Administrative Associate

Dalia Michel

Outcomes Coordinator

Alyssa Maningas

Fellowship Coordinator

Surgery Schedulers

Jessica Moran

Surgery Scheduler

Brittany Rivera

Surgery Scheduler

Natalie Acosta

Surgery Scheduler