Program Administrators

Joe Zenel, M.D., Program Director
Medical School: Georgetown University
Residency: Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia)
Fellowship: American Academy of Pediatrics

Jody Huber, M.D., Associate Program Director
Medical School: University of South Dakota
Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital
Fellowship: University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Stephen Messier, M.D., Associate Program Director
Medical School: University of Vermont
Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center (Lackland AFB, TX)
Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center (Lackland AFB, TX)

Cathy Roling, Program Coordinator
cathy.roling@sanfordhealth.org

605-333-7197

Faculty

Cardiology

  • Nofil Arain, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Debrecen Medical and Health Science Center (Hungary)
    Residency: University of South Alabama
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota
  • Edgard Bendaly, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Beirut
    Residency: Indiana University
    Fellowship: Indiana University
  • Theresa Stamato, M.D.
    Medical School: State University of New York Health Science Center
    Residency: University of Chicago
    Fellowship: Hospital For Sick Children (Toronto)
  • William Waltz, Ph.D., M.D.
    Medical School: University of Minnesota
    Residency: Wright-Patterson Medical Center (OH)
    Fellowship: Columbus Children's Hospital, Ohio State University

Child Abuse

  • Nancy Free, D.O.
    Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (Fort Worth)
    Residency: Pediatrics - Doctors Hospital (Columbus, OH)

Critical Care

  • Mir Ali, M.D.
    Medical School: Deccan College of Medical Sciences (India)
    Residency: Richmond University Medical Center (Staten Island, NY)
  • Benson Hsu, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Missouri
    Residency: University of Wisconsin - Madison
    Fellowship: University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Jody Huber, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: University of Iowa Children's Hospital
  • Joseph Segeleon, M.D.
    Medical School: Ohio State University
    Residency: Pediatrics - Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH)
    Fellowship: Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH)

Developmental/ Behavioral Pediatrics

  • Jerome Blake, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Texas Medical School (Houston)
    Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston)
    Fellowship: The Children's Hospital in Boston
  • Daisha Seifer, M.D.

Endocrinology

  • Laura Davis-Keppen, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: University of Oklahoma
    Fellowship: University of Oklahoma
  • John Shelso, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Nebraska
    Residency: Arkansas Children's Hospital, University of Arkansas Medical Science Hospital
    Fellowship: St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University

Gastroenterology

  • Tonya Adamiak, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Minnesota
    Residency: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital
    Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Brock Doubledee, D.O.
    Medical School: University of Health Sciences (Kansas City)
    Residency: University of Kansas
    Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
  • Gary Neidich, M.D.
    Medical School: Brown University
    Residency: University of Minnesota
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota

General Pediatrics

  • Barry Bauer, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: University of Missouri
  • Elizabeth Bauer, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH)
  • Nancy Carroll, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Minnesota
    Residency: University of Kansas
  • Scott Henry, M.D.
    Residency: Loyola University
  • Terry Lang, M.D.
    Residency: University of Nebraska - Omaha
  • Edward Mailloux, M.D.
    Medical School: St. Louis University
    Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Washington, DC)
  • Scott McKercher, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Nebraska - Omaha
    Residency: University of Nebraska - Omaha
    Fellowship: Academy of Pediatrics
  • Candice Nelson, M.D.
    Medical School: University of North Dakota
    Residency: University of Iowa
  • Tracy Pierret, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Rita Rabenberg, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Michelle Van Beek, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Iowa
    Residency: Children's Mercy Hospital (Kansas City)
  • Donna Weinacht, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Aaron Zylstra, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Iowa
    Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH)

General Pediatrics, Hospitalist Service

  • Carl Galloway, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Nebraska (Lincoln)
    Residency: Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center
  • Vishnu Kanala, M.D.
    Medical School: Kurnool Medical College (India)
    Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
  • Julie Mayo, D.O.
    Medical School: College of Osteopathic Medicine (Pomona, CA)
    Residency: Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship: May Clinic
  • Elizabeth Peck, M.D.
  • Maifa Ratsimbason, M.D.

General Surgery


  • Adela Casas-Melley, M.D.
    Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
    Residency: Medical College of Georgia
    Fellowship: St. Christopher's Hospital for Children (Philadelphia)
  • Sarah Jones, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (Newark)
    Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship: Women and Childrens' Hospital of Buffalo
  • Jon Ryckman, M.D.
    Medical School: Jefferson Medical College (Philadelphia)
    Residency: Christina Care Health Systems (Newark, DE)
    Fellowship: Montreal Children's Hospital
  • Jenifer Reitsma, M.S.N, R.N.
    Graduate School: University of Nebraska

Genetics

  • Laura Davis-Keppen, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: University of Oklahoma
    Fellowship: University of Oklahoma
  • H. Eugene Hoyme, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Chicago
    Residency: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
    Fellowship: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Hematology/Oncology

  • Melissa Acquazzino, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Minnesota
    Residency: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Mustafa Barbour, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Damascus (Syria)
    Residency: University of Louisville, Kosair Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: Penn State University, Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
  • George Maher, D.O.
    Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University
    Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center (Honolulu)
    Fellowship: Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Washington, D.C.)
  • Kayelyn Wagner, M.D.
    Medical School: University of North Dakota
    Residency: University of Iowa Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Infectious Disease

  • Maria Carillo-Marquez, M.D.
    Medical School: Universidad Central de Venezuela
    Residency: Saint Louis University
    Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine

Neonatology

  • Michelle Baack, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Creighton - University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship: University of Iowa
  • Lawrence Fenton, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Cincinnati
    Residency: Children's Hospital (Cincinnati)
    Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
  • Laurie Hogden, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Wisconsin
    Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: Children's Hospital at Dartmouth
  • M. Akram Kahn, M.D.
  • Stephen Messier, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Vermont
    Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center (Lackland AFB, TX)
    Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center (Lackland AFB, TX)
  • David Munson, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Minnesota
    Residency: St. Paul Children's Hospital, University of Minnesota
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota
  • Suzanne Reuter, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital
  • Dennis Stevens, M.D.
    Medical School: Indiana University
    Residency: James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Medical Center
    Fellowship: James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University Medical Center
  • Lawrence Wellman, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Kentucky
    Residency: University of Kentucky, Children's Hospital and University of Texas Southwestern
    Fellowship: University of Wisconsin - Madison

Nephrology

  • John Sanders, M.D.
    Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
    Residency: Tripier Army Center Pediatrics (Honolulu)

Neurology

  • Bonnie Bunch, M.D., Ph.D.
    Medical School: SUNY-Stony Brook
    Residency: University of Colorado and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Mark Jennings, M.D.
  • Micahel Kruer, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Arizona
    Residency: Phoenix Children's Hospital
    Fellowship: Oregon Health & Science University

Ophthalmology

  • Geoff Tufty, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Fellowship: University of Minnesota and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

Orthopedics

  • Geoff Haft, M.D.
    Medical School: Oregon Health Sciences University
    Residency: University of Iowa Department of Orthopedics
    Fellowship: Starship Children's Hospital (Auckland, New Zealand)

Otolaryngology

  • Patrick Munson, M.D.
    Medical School: University of South Dakota
    Residency: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Julie Johnson, M.D.
    Medical School: Wayne State University
    Residency: University of Colorado
    Fellowship: Bush Fellowship Program

Psychiatry

  • David Ermer, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Nebraska
    Residency: University of Kansas
    Fellowship: University of Kansas

Pulmonology

  • Chuanpit Moser, M.D.
    Medical School: Prince of Songkla University (Thailand)
    Residency: University of Oklahoma, Children's Hospital of Oklahoma
    Fellowship: University of California, Irvine
  • Richard Rembecki, M.D.
  • James Wallace, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
    Residency: Scott and White Hospital
    Fellowship: Medical College of Ohio

Urology

  • Kurt Eeg, M.D.
    Medical School: University of British Columbia (Vancouver)
    Residency: University of Toronto
    Fellowships: Sick Kids - University of Toronto; Children's Hospital - Louisiana State University
  • Romano DeMarco, M.D.
    Medical School: University of Missouri - Kansas City
    Residency: Indiana University
    Fellowship: Vanderbilt University