Program Personnel

Department of Internal Medicine Clinical Faculty 2016-2017

   We are pleased to provide the following list of our clinical faculty, their medical school and year of graduation. 

 Cardiology

AYSHA AMJAD

King Edward Medical College - Pakistan

2006

Robert J. Applegate

University of Virginia

1980

Elijah H. Beaty

University of North Carolina

2005

P. Matthew Belford

Wake Forest University

2004

Ebere Chukwu

University of Nigeria

1992

Sanjay K. Gandhi

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

1992

David M. Herrington

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1983

William G. Hundley

Medical College of Virginia

1984

Geoffrey Te Jao

University of St. Thomas

2001

Frederic R. Kahl

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

1967

Paul M. Kirkman

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

1966

Dalane W. Kitzman

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1984

Michael A. Kutcher

Jefferson Medical College

1974

Thomas J. O'Neill, IV

University of Virginia School of Medicine

2007
Barbara A. Pisani

 New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

1986

Min Pu

Shanxi Medical College, China

1985

Killian C. Robinson

University of Dublin

1978

Jason A. Rytlewski

 University of Michigan Medical School

2005

Tony W. Simmons

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

1979

Richard B. Stacey

University of South Alabama School of Medicine

2004

Walter A. TanUniversity of the Philippines College of Medicine 

1990

Bharathi Upadhya

Mysore Medical College, India

1993

Sujethra Vasu

Thanjavur Medical College, Dr. MGR Medical University, India

2001

Sean Patrick Whalen

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2000

Joseph Yeboah

University of Ghana Medical School

2000

David Zhao
(Section Chief)

Shangai Medical University

1985

Endocrinology

Joseph A. Aloi
(Section Chief)

George Washington University School of Medicine

1988

Cynthia A. Burns

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2000

Kristen G. Hairston

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

2001

Brittany B. Henderson

Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine

2007

Donald Mcclain

The Rockefeller University-Cornell Medical College

1979

Kavya MekalaMedical University, Chennai India

2003

K. Patrick Ober

University of Florida

1974

Gastroenterology

Richard S. Bloomfeld

Washington University School of Medicine

1994

Herbert Bonkovsky

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

1967

Joel T. Bruggen

University of Kansas School of Medicine

1983

Jason D. Conway

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1999

John A. "Jerry" Evans

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

1998

Michael F. Fina

New York Medical College

1975

John H. Gilliam III

Medical College of Virginia

1970

Patrick Green

University of North Carolina-Charlotte

2008

Kenneth Koch
(Section Chief)

University of Iowa

1975

Girish H. Mishra

University of Missouri, Columbia

1992

Rishi Pawa

Sawai Man Singh Medical College,Rajasthan University, India

1997

Nyree K. Thorne

State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse

2001

Richard B. Weinberg

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

1975

General Internal Medicine

Leslie A. Alexander
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 

2013 

Megan M. Alexander

Emory University

1999

Jamy Ard 

Duke University 

1997

Claudia Campos

Javeriana University; Bogota, Columbia Medical School

 1995

Joseph A. Cristiano

University of South Carolina-Columbia

2010

Temple Day

East Carolina University

1998

Nancy M. Denizard

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2002

Ajay Dharod

Medical University of South Carolina

2011
Thomas DuBose

University of Alabama School of Medicine

1970

Kirsten B. Feiereisel
(Section Chief)

University of Maryland School of Medicine

2001

Feben Girma

Morehouse School of Medicine

2012

Mark Hix

Bowman Gray School of Medicine

1981

Dionne Holmes

Temple University School of Medicine

2011

Jason Hopper
University of Kentucky

2013 

Jason Jones 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center 

2013
Sungye Kim

Korea-Seoul National University

1995

Kristy B. Le

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

1998

Peter R. Lichstein

University of Michigan Medical School

1976

Anjuli Luthra 

Wake Forest University School of Medicine 

2012

Melanie Martin 

Stanford University School of Medicine

1992

David P. Miller, Jr.

 University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

1996

Franklin M. Millman

University of California, San Francisco

1967

P. Ray Morrow

Bowman Gray School of Medicine

1994

Stephanie Myers

Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine

2008

 Francis O'Brien

Temple University

1985

Carolyn F. Pedley

Duke University School of Medicine

1977

Catherine Price
Mercer University
2013

William Y. Rice

Bowman Gray School of Medicine

1989

Kunal Sangal
Boston University
2013
Ramon P. Velez

New York University School of Medicine

1970

Ursula Whalen

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2000
Wesley Willeford 

University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

2012

Anne Willis  

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2008

James L. Wofford

University of Mississippi School of Medicine

1985

Geriatrics

Bilal Ahmad

Kashmir University Govt Medical College

1994

William Applegate

University of Louisville

1972

Hal H. Atkinson

Medical University of South Carolina

1998

Kathryn Callahan

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, CUNY

 2005

Jennifer Gabbard

St. George's University 

2009
Rebecca Myer Henderson

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2010

Mary F. Lyles

University of Mississippi School of Medicine

1975

Jamehl Demons Shegog

Emory University

1994

Kaycee M. Sink
(Acting Section Chief)

University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco

1998

Franklin S. Watkins

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

2002

Julie A. Williams 
Wake Forest University1994

Jeff D. Williamson
(Interim Chair of Internal Medicine)

Medical College of Georgia


1986


Hematology and Oncology

Angela Alistar

Romania Ministry of Education & Research Univ of Medicine & Pharmacy

2001

Tiffany P. Avery

Louisiana State University School of Medicine

2003

Katharine Batt

State University of New York at Buffalo

2006

Dmitriy Berenzon

I.P. Pavlov Leningrad-Russia

1995

Rhonda Bitting

Vanderbilt University

2005

Marcelo Bonomi

University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine, Argentina

1990

Rodwige Desnoyers

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

1994

Leslie R. Ellis

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

2000

Andrew Farland

University of Commonwealth of Virginia

2006

Michael Goodman

East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine

2005

Stefan Grant

University of the Witwatersrand-South Africa 

1981

Dianna Sue Howard

University of Kentucky

1991

David D. Hurd

University of Illinois

1974

Heidi Klepin

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

1998

Zanetta Lamar

Meharry Medical College

2007

Glenn J. Lesser

Penn State University

1987

Zachariah McIver

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2004

Susan A. Melin

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

1985

John Owen

McMaster University, Canada

1974

Timothy Pardee

University of Buffalo

2003

W. Jeff Petty

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1998

Gordon Phillips

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

1971

Mercedes Porosnicu

University of Medicine, Lasi, Romania

1987

Bayard L. Powell
(Section Chief)

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1980

Cesar Rodriguez Valdes

 Hospital-Mexico

2003

Jimmy Ruiz

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

2004

Paul D. Savage

Tufts University School of Medicine

1981

Steven Sorscher

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

1985

Christopher Y. Thomas

University of Kansas, Lawrence

1974

Pierre Triozzi

Ohio State University

1980

Rakhee Vaidya

Bombay University Topiwala Medical College-India 

2007
Mihaela Vatca

Univ. de Medicina Si Farmacie Tirgu-Mures, Romania

2002

George H. Yacoub

Ain Shams University School of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt

2001

Hospital Medicine

Muhammad Imtiaz Ahmad

King Edward Medical College-Pakistan 

2011
Awais Ahmed

Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University 

2008 

Olumide Ajayeoba

University of Lagos College of Medicine-Nigeria 

2007 

Faisal Akbar

Nishtar Medical College-Pakistan 

2007
Muhammad Ali

King Edward Medical College-Pakistan 

2004 

Mohamed Faher Almahmoud

Aleppo University Faculty of Medicine-Syria 

2010 

Daniel J. Beekman
(Acting Section Co-Chief)

Medical College of Ohio, Toledo

2004

Abhishek Bose

Kasturba Medical College, India
 
2002

Diprendra Chaudhary

Kathmandu University, Kathmandu Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal

2004

Parag Anikumar Chevli 

Surat Municipal Institute of Medical Education2008
Abhishek Dutta

Gauhati Medical College Assam, India

2007

Simanta Dutta
(Acting Section Co-Chief)

Gauhati Medical College Assam, India

2004

Oladunni Modinat Enilari

University of Lagos College of Medicine-Nigeria 

2008
Zeeshan Hafeez

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

2006

Muhammad Hayat-Syed

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

2007

Hanumantha Jogu

Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad

2004

Joshua Johnson

University of Oklahoma

2012

Suneetha Kalathoor

Medical College of Georgia

1991

Fatima Khan

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

2004

Pankaj Kumar

Maulana Azad Medical College-India 

2009

Sally Lambeth

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

2006

Chaudry Majeed

University of the Punjab (King Edward Medical College), Pakistan

2005

Ahmar Malik

King Edward Medical University, Pakistan 

 2006

Obiora Maludum 

Royal College School of Medicine-Scotland 

2013
Ureena Manandhar 

  
Sindhuja Marupudi 

  
Masiku Agatha Mdala-Gausi 

 Zambia

1995

Suma Menon

Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore University, India

1990

Mohammadtokir Mujtaba

Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation

2015
Rao Rashid Mushtaq

Quaid-e-Azam University Pakistan 

2005
Raghava Nagaraj

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Mysore, India

2002

Shanker Rao Polsani 

India-Kakatiya Medical College 

1997
Salah Sabbagh

Aleppo University Faculty of Medicine, Syria

2010
Saif L. Shafiq

University of Baghdad College of Medicine, Iraq

2002

Kasturi Shrestha

Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

2003

Erik Summers

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham

1997

Padageshwar Rao Sunkara

Osmania University Gandhi Medical College-India 

2015

Luqman-Arafath Thazhathuveetil-Kunhahamed

Calicut Medical College, Kerala, India

1998

Letlhogonolo Benny Tlhabano

St. George's University, Grenada

2003

Sangita Verma

Nalanda Medical College, Magadh University, Patna, India 1998

1998

Daniel Wilson

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2007

Richard Wyderski

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

1986

Pradeep Yarra

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Ed., India

2005

Phyllis Yeboah

University of Ghana Medical School

1999

Infectious Diseases

Laura Bachmann

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

1994

Luis Barroso

University of South Florida College of Medicine

2002

Sally Chuang

SUNY Downstate Medical Center 

2008

Charles deComarmond

University Koemskeho Medical School

1996

Anne T. Fox

University of Massachusetts Medical School 

1997

Kevin P. High
WFBMC Executive Vice-President, Health System Affairs

University of Virginia School of Medicine



1986



Vera P. Luther

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City

2001

Candice Joy McNeil

Wayne State University School of Medicine

2004

Marina Núñez

Medical School of the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

1988

Christopher A. Ohl

University of Wisconsin Medical School

1986

James E. Peacock

University of North Carolina School of Medicine 

1975

John W. Sanders
(Section Chief)
Tulane University School of Medicine 

1992

Katherine Schafer

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

2005

Jessica Wells 

Wright State University School of Medicine 

1999

Aimee M. Wilkin

University of Texas, Galveston

1994

Nephrology

Anthony J. Bleyer

Baylor College of Medicine

1987

Isai Gopalakrishnan Bowline

Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine

2004

John M. Burkart

Rush Medical College

1979

Pirouz J. Daeihagh

Indiana University School of Medicine

1993

Alison Jo Fletcher

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

2008

Barry I. Freedman
(Section Chief)

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

1984

Amret T. Hawfield

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2002

Shahriar Moossavi

University of Wurzburg, Germany

1994

Mariana Murea

Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania

1998

Amudha Palanisamy

Weill Medical College, Cornell University, NY

2005

James Pirkle, Jr.

University of Alabama School of Medicine

2003

Amber M. Reeves-Daniel

Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2001

Todd W. Robinson 

Eastern Virginia Medical School 

2009

Michael V. Rocco

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

1985

Anita M. Saran

Albany Medical College

1997

Pulmonary

Edward Abraham
Dean, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine 


1978

Norman E. Adair

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia

1973

Rita N. Bakhru

  

Christina R. Bellinger

Mercer University School of Medicine

2006

Jonathan M. Bishop 

Ohio State University

2002

A.Gray Bullard

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

1985

Jason Caldwell

Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine

2004

Arjun B. Chatterjee

University of Cincinnati

1994

Travis L. Dotson

Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans

2005

Daniel Files

University of Mississippi School of Medicine

2003

Kevin W. Gibbs

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science2009

Edward F. Haponik

Bowman Gray School of Medicine

1974

Thomas Kennedy 

Vanderbilt University 

1975
Jody Lewis

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2008

Matthew C. Miles

Louisiana State University School of Medicine

2005

Peter J. Miller

  

Wendy C. Moore

University of Maryland School of Medicine

1991

Talal Imad Mousallem 

  
Andew Namen

Medical College of Georgia

1994

Jill Ohar

Medical College of Pennsylvania

1977

Victor E. Ortega

Ponce School of Medicine

2002

Rodolfo Pascual

Jefferson Medical College

1994

Stephen P. Peters
(Acting Section Chief)

University of Pittsburgh

1978

Alexander Ong Sy 

University of the Philippines College of Medicine1986

Rheumatology

Dennis Ang
(SectionChief)

University of Saint Thomas, Manila, Philippines

1991

Nkechinyere Emejuaiwe

Charles University Prague-Czechoslovakia 

2000

Francis C. Luk

St. George's University School of Medicine 

2010

Kenneth S. O'Rourke

George Washington University School of Medicine

1983

Rachel M. Wolfe

East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine

2010

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