Our Team

Our team consists of highly skilled, dedicated, and experienced neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners who care for your sick/premature newborn infant in the St. Mary’s NICU.

Neonatologists

Paola Fliman
Ama Korentag
Samip Kathori
Helen Kusi
Karl Szewczyk
Marie Weinstein

Paola Fliman, MD, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency - University of Michigan Mott's Children's Hospital
MD - Ohio State University College of Medicine

Ama Fordwor Koranteng, MB ChB, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Pediatric Residency - Lincoln Medical Center of New York - Bronx
MB ChB - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technologyy

Samip Kothari, MD, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Pediatric Residency - University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
MD - University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Helen Kusi, MB ChB, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Pediatric Residency - John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County
MB ChB - Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technologyy

Karl Szewczyk, MD, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital - St. Louis
Pediatric Residency - Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital - St. Louis
MD - St. Louis University School of Medicine

Marie Weinstein, MD, FAAP
* Board certified pediatrics & neonatal/perinatal medicine*
Neonatal Fellowship - Brown University Program In Medicine
Pediatric Residency - Martin Luther King, Jr General Hospital
MD - University of Missouri School of Medicine - Columbia

Neonatal Nurse Practioners

Media Esser
Deanna Finley
Stacy Hazelton
Angie Maniaci
Freddie Reed-Davis
Mary Jo Snorek

Media Esser, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - Stony Brook University
BSN - Alverno College

Deanna Finley, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center - Denver
BSN - University of Colorado - Greeley

Stacy Hazelton, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - Rush University
BSN - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Angie Maniaci, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - Stoney Brook University
BSN - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Freddie Reed-Davis, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - Rush University
BSN - Bradley University

Mary Jo Snorek, MSN, NNP-BC, APNP
Masters of Science in Nursing
NNP - Rush University
BSN - University of Wisconsin Madison