Meet the Team

Billie Lou Short Division Chief, Neonatology

Billie Short, MD, is the chief of the Division of Neonatology and the chief of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Dr. Short also is the Executive Director of the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Program (ECMO).

Venkat Shankar, MD

Venkat Shankar Division Chief, Critical Care Medicine; Respiratory Care Services

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