Many graduates from the Levine Children's Hospital residency program, in Charlotte, NC, continue their education by pursuing a fellowship in their chosen pediatric subspecialty.

Residents from the classes of 2008 – 2016 went to the following hospitals for fellowship training.

Fellowships Graduates 2008 - 2016

Allergy Immunology

Medical College Georgia
Medical College of Wisconsin

Cardiology

MUSC
St. Louis
Vanderbilt University

Child Abuse

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Critical Care

University of Arizona
University of Washington
Vanderbilt University

Emergency Medicine

Arnold Palmer Children's Hospital
Baylor University
Nationwide Children's Hospital
University of Alabama

Endocrinology

Cincinnati Children's Hospital
University of North Carolina

Gastroenterology

Baylor University

Hematology/Oncology

University of Texas Southwestern
Vanderbilt University

Infectious Disease

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Neonatology

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Medical University of South Carolina
University of Oklahoma
Wake Forest University

Neonatology Outreach

Duke University

Neurology

Tufts University

Scholarly Activities

Daniels, J, Bengur R, Chadha A.  Wheezing as the Presenting Symptom of Cor Triatriatum. 2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Vurnakes, A, Rupar D. Intracranial Spread of Sinus Infections Due to Streptococcus Anginosus Group Bacteria. 2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Winn K, Dranove J. A Presentation of Neonatal Hemochromatosis.  2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Castellino, C, Drennan, S, Spence J, Wilson, M.  A Late Presentation of OTC Deficiency in a Previously Healthy 8 year old. 2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Donner, DS, Dranove JE.  Unusual Presentation of Intestinal Malrotation with Voluvulus in a 6 month Old:  Protein Losing Enteropathy, Transaminitis, Anemia.   2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Wilson, A, Barbian, M and Ahmed, A. Did you Hear We are Failing at Hearing Screening Follow Ups?   2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Barbian, M, Werner A, Caicedo, R.  An Infant with Diarrhea and Failure to Thrive 2015 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Hussain S, Dranove J. What's causing this boy's dyspnea, vomiting, and weight loss?  Consultant Pediatricians. In press


Harknett K, Hussain S, Rogers MK, Patel NC. Scurvy Mimicking Osteomyelitis: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Clinical Pediatrics, September 2014; vol. 53, 10: pp. 995-999


Wilson A, Patel N, Rupar D, Ahmed A., The Dilemma of the Spinal Cord: Branching out the Differential Diagnosis presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Wilson A, Walsh Koricke M, Noonan L, Ahmed A., Improving Newborn Hearing Screening in Mecklenburg County presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Ligon RA, Wallis GA.., Not Everything That Wheezes is Reactive Airway Disease: A Case of Alcapa presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Diaz E, McKay, C., Polyuria and Renal Insufficiency in Adolescent Being Treated for Bipolor Disorder presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Thomas B, Rupar D., Xanthogranulomatous Pyelonephritis:  A Cause of Fevera and Renal Mass  presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Patel R, Primis S., Breaking Bad: Ruptured Arteriovenous Malformation presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Kwon S, Matkins P., Implementation of AAP Guidelines for Evaluation of Children with Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect (Scan) in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Edge AL, Battisti K, Vora SS., Psychosis or Encephalitis: A Case of Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Battisti, K, Courtlandt, C., Eating Disorder Turned Diagnostic Dilemma   presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC


Barbian M, Ahmed A.., Late Onset Group B Streptococcal Disease in Triplets Poster presented at the 2014 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Myrtle Beach, SC (Honorable mention)


Stephanie Cheetham, MD., Shivani Mehta, MD., Stephen Mercer, MD., Rachel Fournet, MD., Maureen Walsh Koricke, MS. (May 2014). Knocking Down Childhood Obesity. 2014 Carolinas HealthCare System Resident Scholarship Poster Reception.


Blaeser, A., Sparks, S., Brown, S.C., Campbell, K., Lu, Q. Third International Workshop for Glycosylation Defects in Muscular Dystrophies, 18-19 April, 2013, Charlotte, USA.  Brain Pathol 2014; 24(3): 280-4.  PMID 24397416.


McCoy, N. and Weaver, D.J., Jr.  Hemolytic uremic syndrome with simultaneous Shiga toxin producing Escherichia coli and complement abnormalities.  BMC Pediatrics. 2014; Nov 5  [Epub ahead of print; doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-278]


Weaver, D.J., Jr. and Chua, A.  A 2 year old presents following methanol ingestion with a serum creatinine of 8.6 mg/dl.  Pediatr. Nephrol. 2014; Aug 19 [Epub ahead of print; doi: 10.1007/s00467-014-2920-6]


Sparks, S.E., Wassif, C.A., Goodwin, H., Conley, S.K.,  Lanham, D.C., Kratz, L.E., Hyland, K., Gropman, A., Tierney, E., Porter, D.D..  Decreased cerebral spinal fluid neurotransmitter levels in Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome.  J Inherit Metab Dis 2014; 37(3): 415-20.  PMID 24500076.


Schreiber, J.M., Lanham, D.C., Trescher, W.H., Sparks, S.E., Wassif, C.A., Caffo, B.S., Porter, F.D.,  Tierney, E.,  Gropman, A.L., Ewen, J.B.  EEG discharges predict ADHD severity within individual Smith-Lemli-Opitz patients.  Neurology 2014; 83(2): 151-9.  PMID 24920862


Clarke-Pounder JP, Boss RD, Roter DL, Hutton N, Larson S, Donohue PK.  Communication Intervention in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Can It Backfire?  Journal of Palliative Medicine.  2014; Jul 1 [Epub ahead of print].


Mark Bullard MD, Joanna Leuck MD, Sydney Primis MD, David Pubantz MD, Michelle Chiu, MD, Chad Scarboro MD, Crystal Bencken RN, Nigel Rozario, Dawn Swiderski RN. “Implementation of a Pediatric Mock Code Blue Program at a Tertiary Care Facility: Does it Improve Code Performance, Confidence, or Teamwork?” Academic Emergency Medicine. Volume 21, Issue supplement s1, S109-110, May 2014.

 
James Jones, DO., Marie Warwick, DO., Maureen Walsh Koricke, MS (May 2014). Neonates Anonymous: Treating Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.  2014 Carolinas HealthCare System Resident Scholarship Poster Reception.


J.L Gallagher and S. Mehta (April 2014).  Broken bones: not all it’s cracked up to be.  Charlotte Parenting Magazine.


Demmer LA, Waggoner DJ. Professional Medical Education and Genomics. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2014 Mar 12. [Epub ahead of print].  PMID:24635717


Allen Ligon MD, Michelle Chiu, MD. Index of Suspicion in the Nursery Case- Pericardial Effusion in the Neonate. NeoReviews, February, 2014.


Parker SE, Yazdy MM, Mitchell AA, Demmer LA, Werler MM. A description of spina bifida cases and co-occurring malformations, 1976-2011. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Feb;164A(2):432-40. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36324. Epub 2013 Dec 19. PMID:24357196


Deschmann E, Sola-Visner M, Saxonhouse MA. Primary hemostasis in neonates with thrombocytopenia. J Pediatr. 2014 Jan. 167-72.


J.L. Gallagher and E. Stubbs (October 2013). Understanding kids’ food allergies. Charlotte Parenting Magazine.


McCoy, N., Chiu, M. (August 2013). Listen to Your Head: Key Physical Exam Finding with Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformations. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Buice, J., Bailey, D. (August 2013). Post-Traumatic Fat Embolism Syndrome in an Adolescent. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Levy, A., Vora, S. (August 2013). Post-Streptococcal Uveitis: A Rare GABHS Sequelae. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Hussain, S., Payne, T. (2013, August). Caring for the Collodion Baby. Poster presented at the 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC


Keller, M., Uyesugi, K., Ahmed, A. (August 2013). Say What? Chronic Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak with Hearing Loss. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Fournet, R., Champion, E. (August 2013). Meat. It's What's for dinner: A Case of Plastic Bronchitis. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Ligon, A., Ramkumar, U. (August 2013). Implementation of Pulse Oximetry Screening for CCHD. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Ligon, A., Chiu, M. (August 2013) Pericardial Effusion in a Neonate. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Patel, R., Ahmed, A. (August 2013). Fever and A New Murmur. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Ryder, S., Massengill, S. (August 2013). PRES Your Luck - A Unique Presentation of PSGN. 2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session. Asheville, NC


Mercer, S., Weaver, D., Ahmed, A.  (August 2013). Hospitalized Patients with E. coli O157:H7 Hemorrhagic Colitis and Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) Associated with Exposure to a Petting Zoo.  2013 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session.  Asheville, NC


Niraj C. Patel, MD, MS, T. Prescott Atkinson, MD, PhD, Justin Wahlstrom, MD, Morna Dorsey, MD, Francisco A. Bonilla, MD, PhD, Jennifer Heimall, MD, Lisa Kobrynski, MD, MPH, Joel L. Gallagher, MD, Jennifer Lamothe, Nigel Rozario, Elie Haddad, MD, PhD. (April 2013) Subcutaneous immunoglobulin replacement therapy with Hizentra is safe and effective in children less than 5 years of age. Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland.


J. L. Gallagher and N.C. Patel. (April 2013) Development of an educational curriculum, quality of life evaluations, and adherence assessment for pediatric patients on subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy.  Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, Maryland.


McCoy, N., Weaver, J., (August 2012) Diagnosis and Screening of Pediatric Hypertension in Primary Care Physician Offices 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Gallagher, J., Maddix, A., Ahmed, A., (August 2012) Not Your Everyday Strep Throat 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Shah, A., Lampson, E., Ahmed, A., (August 2012) Uncommon Presentation of An Uncommon Disease: Progressive Facial Nerve Palsy 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Henin, M., Herman, A., (August 2012) Intractable Hypoglycemia of the Neonate 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Cheetham, S., Ahmed, A., (August 2012) Congenital CMV-Don’t Forget It! 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Sechrist, C.,  Bengur A. R.,(August 2012) Two Cases of Acute Myocarditis Complicated by Complete Heart Block Which Resolved During IVIG Treatment  2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


McCoy, N., Weaver, J., (August 2012) Atypical Hus-Multifctorial Considerations For Diagnosis 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Pepper, N., Dranove, J., (August 2012) Sigmoid Volvulus Causing Acuty Abdominal Pain In a 17 Year Old  2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Hussain, S., Noonan, L., Bensky, A., (August 2012) Eisenmenger Syndrome: An Avoidable Tragedy 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Uyesugi, K., Rupar, D., (August 2012) Bilateral Preseptal Cellulitis As a Presentation of Late-Onset Group B Streptococcal Infection 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Keller, M., Oesterheld, J., (August 2012) Teenage Intersususception 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Harknett, K., Patel, N., (August 2012) No Bones About It: An Unusual Case of Scurvy 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


Davies, S., Ryder, S., (August 2012) Transverse Myelitis In Infants 2012 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Wilmington, NC


McKane, M Article for Charlotte Parent Magazine (Feb 2012) SVT and POTS


Mitchell, R., Weaver, J., (November 2011) Immunosuppression protocols and cardiovascular risk factor monitoring Midwest Pediatric Nephrology Consortium American Society of Renal Week


Larsen, T., Ahmed, A., (August 2011) Late-Onset Group B Streptococcal (GBS) Disease in Infants 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session


Gilbert, L., Oesterheld, J., (August 2011) The Case of The Blushing Teenager 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Lampson, E., Ahmed, A., (August 2011) A Great Impersonator: Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T Cell Lymphoma. 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Asheville, NC


Simonton, K., Rupar, D., (August 2011) Osteomyelitis of the Skull as a Complication of Bartonella Henselae Infection: A Rare Case of Cat-Scratch 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Asheville, NC


Rankin, M., Rupar, D., (August 2011) Thrombotic Complications of Bone and Joint Infections 3 Case Reports 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Pepper, N., Maynard, J., Vidwan, G. ,Dranove, J., (August 2011) Severe Rice Allergy Presenting as Apparent Life-Threatening Event 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Gilbert, L., Rogers, M., (August 2011) Extensive DVT with Subsequent Pulmonary Embolis in Female with Therapeutic INR 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Harknett, K., Shipp, K., Ahmed A., (August 2011) Not all that Wheezes is Asthma North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Asheville, NC


McCoy, N., Rogers, M., Excessive-Sighing- A Unique Presentation of a Mediastinal Mass North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Asheville, NC


Simonton, K., Rupar, D., (August 2011) Osteomyelitis of the Skull as a Complication of Bartonella henselae infection North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session Asheville, NC


Udell, M., Mistry, K., Piper, L., (August 2011) Sweet and Salty: Cases of Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar State in Pediatric Type 2 Diabetics 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Sechrist, C., Dranove, J., (August 2011) Lemierre’s Syndrome Presenting with Atypical Findings of Acute Renal Failure and Severe Cholestasis 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Bush, j., Girclas, P., Frazer-Abel, A., Patel, N., (May 2011) Acquired Complement Deficiency Secondary to C3 Nephritic Factor Autoantibody in a Child with Neisseria mengitidis Infection  (manuscript in preparation)


Godwin, A., Dranove., J., Courtlandt, C., (August 2011) Netherton Syndrome: a rare cause of failure to thrive and congenital dcaling erythoderma 2011 North Carolina Pediatric Society Resident Poster Session, Asheville, NC


Bush, J., Girclas, P., Frazer-Abel, A., Patel, N., (May 2011) Acquired Complement Deficiency Secondary to C3 Nephritic Factor Autoantibody in a Child with Neisseria mengitidis Infection  2011 2nd Annual Clinical Immunology Society Annual Meeting poster session.

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