Pediatric Trauma Center
The only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center in Rhode Island and Southeastern New England.

Pediatric Trauma Team

Pediatric Surgery

Francois I. Luks, MD, PhD Headshot

Francois I. Luks, MD, PhD

Pediatric Surgeon-in-Chief and Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Elizabeth Renaud, MD Headshot

Elizabeth Renaud, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Trauma, and Adolescent Bariatric Surgeon

Julie Monteagudo, MD Headshot

Julie Monteagudo, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric ECMO Services, Pediatric Vascular Anomalies Service; Pediatric Surgeon

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Nie Bohlen, RN, MSN

Trauma Program Manager, Rhode Island Hospital

Artur Chernoguz, MD Headshot

Artur Chernoguz, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

David T. Harrington, MD Headshot

David T. Harrington, MD

Director, Rhode Island Burn Center at Rhode Island Hospital

Carl-Christian A. Jackson, MD Headshot

Carl-Christian A. Jackson, MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Peter C. Kim, MD, PhD Headshot

Peter C. Kim, MD, PhD

Pediatric Surgeon

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Christina McRoberts, RN

Pediatric Trauma Coordinator

Pediatric Surgery Advanced Practitioners

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Andrew McCarthy, CPNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Hillary Lorenco, RN, CPNP

Britta Renzulli, PA-C Headshot

Britta Renzulli, PA-C

Physician's Assistant

Pediatric Trauma Care takes a multi-disciplinary approach. The team includes, but is not limited to, the following liaisons from the specialties listed.

Pediatric Anesthesia

Zachary M. Robbins, MD Headshot

Zachary M. Robbins, MD

Director of Pediatric Anesthesia Services


Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Ranna Rozenfeld, MD Headshot

Ranna Rozenfeld, MD

Division Director, Pediatric Critical Care, and Pediatric Medical Director, LifePACT Pediatric Transport Team

Sarah S. Welsh, MD Headshot

Sarah S. Welsh, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit


Pediatric Emergency Department

Frank L. Overly, MD Headshot

Frank L. Overly, MD

Medical Director for Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Stephanie Ruest, MD Headshot

Stephanie Ruest, MD

Physician Researcher


Pediatric Hematology

Salley G. Pels, MD Headshot

Salley G. Pels, MD

Medical Director, Rhode Island Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center and Pediatric Hematology Oncology


Injury Prevention Center

Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH Headshot

Michael J. Mello, MD, MPH


Pediatric Medicine

Erica Chung, MD Headshot

Erica Chung, MD


Pediatric Neurosurgery

Konstantina Svokos, DO Headshot

Konstantina Svokos, DO

Pediatric Neurosurgeon


Pediatric Ophthalmology

Wendy S. Chen, MD, PhD Headshot

Wendy S. Chen, MD, PhD

Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Hasbro Children's Hospital


Pediatric Orthopedics

Aristides I. Cruz Jr., MD, MBA Headshot

Aristides I. Cruz Jr., MD, MBA

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Craig P. Eberson, MD Headshot

Craig P. Eberson, MD

Chief, Pediatric Orthopedics, Hasbro Children's Hospital

Jonathan Schiller, MD Headshot

Jonathan Schiller, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon


Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Albert S. Woo, MD Headshot

Albert S. Woo, MD

Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Center and Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Hasbro Children's Hospital


Pediatric Radiology

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David W Swenson, MD


Aubin Center Child Protection Program

Brett A. Slingsby, MD Headshot

Brett A. Slingsby, MD