Meet the Pediatric Critical Care Team

Andre Raszynski, MD

Clinical Interests: Mechanical ventilation

Balagangadhar Totapally, MD

Director, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Neonatology, sepsis, resucitation, neurocritical care monitoring

G. Keith Meyer, MD

Medical Director, LifeFlight® Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Services
Medical Director, ECLS/ECMO and Apheresis Services

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Pediatric specialty transport, neurological injuries, airway protection, sepsis, systemic inflammatory response, shock

Hugh J Ladd, MD

Assistant Medical Director, ECLS/ECMO Services

Primary Office: Miami

Prithvi Raj Sendi Keshavamurthy, MD

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring, Sepsis, Extra Corporeal Life Support (ECMO).

Michael A Leoncio, DO

Primary Office: Miami

Clinical Interests: Mechanical ventilation, extubation readiness

Ramesh C Sachdeva, MD

Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, Nicklaus Children's Health System
President, Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists

Primary Office: Miami

Additional Office: Miami

Additional Staff


Nina Talamas

Clinical Nutritionist


Gabriella Blyumin, PharmaD, BCPPS

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

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