Our Team

Jack M. Anderson, MD

Jack M. Anderson, MD

Dr. Anderson is a board certified Neonatologist. He served as chief fellow and completed his Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Anderson provides a full spectrum of neonatal critical care, with special interests in the management of high risk infants, very low birth weight infants, and apnea.

Dr. Katherine Coughlin

Katherine Coughlin, M.D.

Dr. Coughlin received her B.A. degree with honors in English Literature from the University of California at Berkeley, and graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with her Medical Doctorate degree. She completed her Internship and Residency in the Department of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Coughlin completed her Fellowship in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, also at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is board certified in General Pediatrics and board eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. In addition to her clinical work in the NICU, Dr. Coughlin has an interest in quality improvement, patient safety, and point-of-care ultrasound.

Dr. Bergen Folsom

Bergen Folsom, M.D.

Dr. Folsom received her B.A. degree in Psychology from Duke University, and graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. She completed her Pediatrics Residency at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University. She completed her fellowship at Columbia University’s Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Prior to joining San Diego Neonatology Inc. , she was an attending Neonatologist at Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital in Santa Rosa, CA. She is board certified in Pediatrics and in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.  Dr. Folsom is the Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

Zahra Ghorishi, MD

Dr. Ghorishi is board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She completed her fellowship at UC Davis Medical Center in Davis, CA, Children’s Hospital in Sacramento, CA and at UC San Diego Medical Center in San Diego, CA.  Dr. Ghorishi was the former Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Scripps Chula Vista Hospital and is the past Director of the Special Care Nursery as well as the former Chair of Pediatrics at Paradise Valley Hospital.  Dr. Ghorishi has a special interest in developmental Neonatology and long term outcome of the infants in the NICU.  She is the current representative for the South East region to the California Association of Neonatologist (CAN).

Alison N. Graham, DO

Alison N. Graham, DO

Dr. Graham is Board Certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She completed her fellowship in Neonatology at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Graham is currently a member of the California Association of Neonatologists (CAN), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the San Diego County Breastfeeding Coalition. In addition, she is the Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Dr. Graham specializes in all aspects of neonatal medicine, with expertise in neonatal nutrition.

Jeeva Gnanaratnem, MD

Dr. Gnanaratnem is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She completed her fellowship at the University of California at San Diego. She specializes in all aspects of neonatal medicine, with expertise in the management of critically ill and pre-term newborns. Dr. Gnanaratnem served as the Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sharp Grossmont Hospital for 12 years.

Dr. Hutson

Shandee Hutson, M.D.

Dr. Hutson received her B.A. degree in Biology from Point Loma Nazarene University, and graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She completed her Pediatric Residency and Neonatal Fellowship at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Dr. Hutson is board certified in Pediatrics and Perinatal-Neonatal medicine.

In addition to her clinical work in the NICU, Dr. Hutson has an interest in improving human and system performance, and patient care through simulation-based learning and debriefing. She has also completed Stanford Simulation Instructor Training.  Her research experience includes pulmonary hypertension in infants with abdominal wall defects, Amplitude-Integrated EEG analysis, and neurodevelopmental outcomes of infants with congenital heart disease.

David M. Kaegi, MD

David M. Kaegi, MD

Dr. Kaegi is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship in Neonatology at the Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine, in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. He specializes in all aspects of newborn medicine, with particular interest in neonatal ventilation, pulmonary hypertension and infection control.  Dr. Kaegi is the Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Sharp Mary Birch hospital for Women and Newborns.

Anup Katheria, MD

Dr. Katheria joined San Diego Neonatology, Inc. in July 2013 as part of an initiative to perform Sharp Investigator-led trials. He has been trained in functional echocardiography and has been using this skill for clinical practice and research since 2007. He has trained several fellows and currently has an affiliation with Loma Linda University to begin a U.S. training program. He has been involved in multiple studies involving both functional echocardiography and delivery room resuscitation. Dr. Katheria has presented his research at national meetings including several platform presentations at Pediatrics Academic Society, and consecutive meetings at Hot Topics in Neonatology. His current research interests include the effects of placental transfusion (milking or delayed cord clamping) on early hemodynamics and delivery room transition, the use of early caffeine therapy, and the physiological changes that occur with sustained inflation. He has recently been awarded an NIH Award to compare the effects of umbilical cord milking to delayed cord clamping in preterm infants.

Jenny Koo, MD

Dr. Koo received her B.S. degree with honors in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology from the University of California at Los Angeles, and graduated from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine with her Medical Doctorate degree. She completed her Internship and Residency in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Koo recently completed her Fellowship in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, also at the University of California at San Diego. She is board certified in General Pediatrics and board eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.   In addition to her clinical work in the NICU, Dr. Koo has an interest in clinical and translational research as well as quality improvement. In her spare time, Dr. Koo authors children’s books and animates cartoon shorts.

Maynard R. Rasmussen, MD

Maynard R. Rasmussen, MD

Dr. Rasmussen is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He completed his fellowship in Neonatology at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He is a member on the following committees at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns: Medical Executive Committee; Chairman of Pediatric Department Supervisory Committee; Chairman of Pharmacy, Nutrition, and Therapeutics Committee; and Sharp Healthcare Institutional Review Board. Dr. Rasmussen is an avid researcher with devotion to best practices.  He was instrumental in setting up the first Neuro- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in San Diego early on in 2012.  Neuro-Neonatal Intensive Care unit brings together neonatologist, neonatal neurologist, specially trained nurses as well advanced monitoring technologies to provide the highest quality of care to at risk infants.

Mandhir S. Suri, MD

Mandhir S. Suri, MD

Dr. Suri is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatology. He served as chief fellow at Columbia University. Dr. Suri is an attending neonatologist at both Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns and at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. Additionally, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Diego and has presented his research at several national and international conferences. He specializes in all aspects of newborn medicine, with particular interest in non-invasive ventilation and functional echocardiography.

Paul R. Wozniak, MD

Paul R. Wozniak, MD

Dr. Wozniak is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He completed his fellowship in Neonatology at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Wozniak is the Medical Director of Neonatology for Sharp Health Care system and serves as President of San Diego Neonatology, Inc. His special interests include a wide-range of critically ill newborns, including those with extreme prematurely, congenital heart disease, and severe pulmonary hypertension.