Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Physician Leadership

Dan Salinas Daniel Salinas, M.D. Chief Medical Officer   James D. Fortenberry, M.D., M.C.C.M., F.A.A.P.


Mark L. Wulkan, M.D.


  Patrick Frias, M.D.

Chief Operating Officer

Douglas Graham, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Hematology/Oncology/BMT   Ton de Grauw, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Neurosciences
Ami Klin Ami Klin, Ph.D. Director, Marcus Autism Center   William T. Mahle, M.D.

Chief, Cardiac Services

Cedric Miller, M.D.

Chief, Ambulatory and Emergency Medicine

  Michael L. Schmitz, M.D.

Chief, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Services
Co-Director of Spasticity Clinic

Paul Spearman Paul Spearman, M.D. Chief Research Officer  
  • Physician Leadership Cabinet The Cabinet is the senior-level physician advisory council, designed to provide physician input and guidance into the strategic direction of the organization and serve as advisors to the Chief Medical Officer.

  • Medical Executive Committee The System Medical Executive Committee is delegated the primary authority over activities related to the functions of the Professional Staff and over performance improvement activities regarding the professional services provided by individuals with clinical privileges.

  • Physician Practice Council The Physician Practice Council, led by the Executive Medical Director, is the primary physician leadership body for the Children’s physician practices.

  • Community Physician Advisory Council (CPAC) The Community Physician Advisory Council is led by the Pediatrician-in-Chief and serves as the primary community pediatrician advisory body to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.