For Professionals


Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Faculty & Fellows

Tina Desai, MD

NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital at Weill Cornell Medical Center

Birthplace: Zambia
Medical school: Ross University
Residency: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Favorite activity: Shakespeare in the Park or any summertime activity in the parks
Favorite restaurant: Dirt Candy
Areas of clinical/research interest: Global healthcare

Steve Paik, MD, EdM

Steve Paik, MD, EdM

NewYorkPresbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Birthplace: New York
Medical school: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Babies Hospital (now NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital)
Favorite antibiotic: Narrow to none
Favorite restaurant: Depends on which neighborhood and how much you want to spend
Areas of clinical/research interest: Medical education


Francesca Kingery, MD, MS

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital

Theresa Scott, DO, MS

Residency: Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Hadley Brighton, MD, MA

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Cornell, Komansky Children’s Hospital

Senayit Demie, MD

Residency: Memorial Health University Medical Center, Dwayne and Cynthia Willet Children’s Hospital of Savannah