CSCC Officers and Board of Directors


Richard Chinnock, MD, MHCM, CPE, FAAP

Chief Medical Officer/Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Cardiac Transplant Pediatrician
Loma Linda University Faculty Medical Group, Inc.

Anthony Magit, MD, MPH
Vice President

Chief of Staff
Clinical Professor/Pediatric Otolaryngology
Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego/UC San Diego Medical Center

John Cleary, MD

Past President, California Association of Neonatologists
Director, ECMO, CHOC Children’s
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Hale Kuhlman
Vice President – Specialty Physician Services
Children’s Hospital Orange County Children’s Specialists Group

Board of Directors


Steven Barkley, MD
Chief Pediatric Medical Officer and NICU Medical Director
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
Cottage Children’s Medical Center

Michael-Anne Browne, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer of Accountable Care
Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center

Lavjay Butani, MD, MACM
Professor and Section Chief, Pediatric Nephrology
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics
Director of Student Development, Office of Medical Education
Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis


Lorry Frankel, MD, MBA
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Director of the PICU and Critical Care Transpost
Pediatric Critical Care Specialist
California Pacific Medical Center

David Hodge

David Hodge, MD
Pediatric Surgeon
Community Regional Medical Center, Fresno

Carlos Lerner

Carlos Lerner, MD, MPhil
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, UCLA
Jack H. Skirball Chair in Pediatrics
Vice Chief of Staff, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA


Newton Seiden, MD
Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Valley Children’s Hospital
ChildNet/Specialists Medical Group

James Stein, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Pediatric Surgery
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group

Craig Swanson, MD
Craig Swanson, MD
Medical Director for Quality, Safety, and Outreach
Children’s Center at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Steven Yedlin, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Pediatric Surgery
Children First Medical Group
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland