Meet the Team

The members of the Gaucher Disease Treatment Center team are experienced in the latest techniques for evaluation, diagnosis, and individualized treatment of adults and children. Our team includes clinical genetics and genetic counseling specialists and sub-specialists in radiology, orthopedics, pain management, hematology, and obstetrics/gynecology.

Co-Directors

Robert J. Desnick, PhD, MD
Manisha Balwani, MD, MS

Physicians
Melissa Wasserstein, MD
Judith Willner, MD
Milen Velinov, MD 

Nursing Staff
Nancy Roecklein, RN, BA, OCN

Coordinators
L. Smukler, BS, MA
T. Lee, BA 

Diagnostic Laboratory
Marie E. Grace, PhD
Ruth Kornreich, PhD

Genetic Counselors
Randi E. Zinberg, MS
M. Cahr, MS 

Pharmacist
I. Cohen, RPh 

Subspecialists 

Cardiology
Michael Goldman, MD

Endocrinology and Bone Disease
Richard Haber, MD

Gastroenterology
Anthony Weiss, MD

Hematology
Louis Aledort, MD

Liver Diseases and Transplantation
Thomas Schiano, MD
M. Schwartz, MD 

Neurology and Pain Management
Charles Stacy, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology
Michael Brodman, MD
Frederick Friedman, MD 

Orthopaedics
Ronald Grelsamer, MD

Rehabilitation Medicine
Thomas Bryce, MD
S. Krupskas, PT 

Radiology
George Hermann, MD
William Simpson, MD 

Surgery
Gary Slater, MD