Physician Spotlight

Sharief Taraman, M.D.
Board Certified Neurologist with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Board certified in Clinical Informatics
CHOC Children’s

Pediatric Search Partners placed Dr. Sharief Taraman with CHOC Children’s in July 2011. Since that time, he was promoted to Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology and is also accomplished outside of CHOC. Dr. Taraman also is one of CHOC Children’s Medical Infomaticists and works directly with the Chief Medical Information Officer to develop and implement technology to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. He is actively involved in the CHOC Children’s Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute.


“I had the pleasure of being assisted by Glenda for the last 9 months in searching for a position as a Pediatric Neurologist.  Throughout this time, she has consistently demonstrated that she is very knowledgeable, patient, and hardworking.  She is truly a class act and I have been blessed to have found her and because of her a perfect career match!”  —  Dr. Sharief Taraman

Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D.
Pediatric Urologist
Texas Children’s Hospital

Pediatric Search Partners placed Dr. Ming-Hsien Wang with Texas Children’s Hospital in 2017. Glenda recruited Dr. Wang from her position as fellowship director and pediatric urologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where she had been for eight years.


“I was immediately impressed with Glenda’s experience and knowledge with pediatric subspecialties. She immediately identified several positions… and was greatly helpful in every step of the process. Glenda has wonderful interpersonal skills, and is truly dedicated to her profession. She went above and beyond her duties by being accessible and available whenever needed as well as helping my husband negotiate his contract with various adult practices around the region.

I would recommend her without any reservation.”

—  Dr. Ming-Hsien Wang

Cesar Santos, M.D.
Medical Director, Neuroscience and Neurology
Valley Children’s Hospital

After an exhaustive search, Pediatric Search Partners placed Dr. Carlos Santos with Valley Children’s Hospital in 2016 as Medical Director of Pediatric Neurology. In 2019, under the leadership of Dr. Santos, Valley Children’s became home to the only level 4 Epilepsy Center in Central California, the highest-level designation from the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.


“Becoming a National Association of Epilepsy Center certified level 4 Epilepsy Center recognizes the specialized expertise and innovative procedures Valley Children’s neuroscience team has to offer.” —  Dr. Cesar Santos

Andrew Shulman, M.D.
Chair, Rheumatology
CHOC Children’s

Pediatric Search Partners placed Dr. Andrew Shulman with CHOC Children’s in 2012. He is now Chair, Rheumatology.


“I was impressed with Glenda’s experience with pediatric sub-specialty medicine. She was familiar with many of the open positions around the country in our small field and had a good feel for the departments and hospitals with open positions.” —  Dr. Andrew Shulman

Available Case Studies

We have a variety of case studies that showcase our capabilities as they apply to Executive, Chair, Pediatric and Pediatric Subspecialty search. Please reach out to us to review case studies similar to your needs and goals.


  • “Our goal is to obtain physicians who are a good match for our hospital and our location. Glenda makes this happen. We can’t recommend her highly enough."

    Top Ranked Children’s Hospital Chief Medical Officer
  • “Glenda was an exemplary professional throughout the recruitment process. It was unlike any other professional recruitment experience I have had and I would recommend her freely to anyone in this field.”

    VP & Medical Director Community Health, Top Ranked Children’s Hospital
  • “Glenda has a talent to evaluate people and know exactly how they will fit into a particular position. She reads people very well and is amazingly accurate at pinpointing a potential client’s strengths and weaknesses. Her extensive experience and delightful personality makes for a perfect combination for recruiting the proper talent for the right job.”

    Medical Director Top Ranked Children’s Hospital
  • “Glenda provides the boutique approach to recruiting and we couldn’t be happier. She provides a personal touch which is missing from other recruiting firms. The results speak for themselves as we have had incredible success recruiting outstanding physicians and filling difficult-to-fill position.”

    Chief Medical Officer Top Ranked Children’s Hospital
  • “Glenda has been instrumental in making the interview and negotiation process effortless and stress-free by being both an unbiased mediator and an advisor. She is an excellent recruiter. I recommend her with great enthusiasm.”

    Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurosurgery Children’s Hospital
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