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The Children’s Care Network is a subsidiary corporation of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. It is governed by a physician-led board of directors, composed of independent community physicians and System-employed physicians dedicated to advancing pediatrics in our state.

Board of Directors

Roy Benaroch, MD, is the current board chair of The Children’s Care Network. Dr. Benaroch has been a physician at Pediatric Physicians PC of Roswell and Alpharetta for more than 20 years. Other physicians joining Dr. Benaroch as board members of The Children’s Care Network, include:

Private practice/pediatrician

  • Roy Benaroch, MD (Board Chair)
  • Helena Bentley, MD
  • Norman “Chip” Harbaugh Jr., MD
  • Douglas Josephson, MD
  • Robert Licata, MD
  • William "Rick" Payne, MD
  • Anu Sheth, MD
  • Melinda Willingham, MD

 Private practice/specialist/medical 

  • Jeff Blumenthal, MD
  • David Fagin, MD
Private practice/specialist/surgical
  • Sivasanker Bakthvachalam, MD 
  • Hal Scherz, MD (Vice Chair)

Employed by a system/pediatrician

  • Gary Frank, MD
  • Usha Sathian, MD
  • Yasmin Tyler-Hill, MD

Employed by a system/specialist (Children’s or other organization)

  • Srikant Iyer, MD
  • Lucky Jain, MD
  • William Mahle, MD
  • Tim Schrader, MD

Children’s representatives

  • Donna Hyland
  • Jim Fortenberry, MD
  • Daniel Salinas, MD
  • Brad Weselman, MD, Executive Director