Faculty | Internal Medicine Residency | Medstar Washington Hospital Center | MedStar Health

MedStar Washington Hospital Center's Department of Medicine employs more than 100 full-time physicians who also serve as faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program. These faculty members are skilled and experienced clinicians who have chosen to teach residents and fellows as a large part of their daily activities.

  • Cardiology

    Allen Taylor, MD, Chair

    Ana Barac, MD

    Itsik Ben-Dor, MD, Fellowship Director, Interventional Cardiology

    Patrick Bering, MD

    Nelson Bernardo, MD

    Nanette Bishopric, MD

    Sarfraz Durrani, MD

    Zayd Eldadah, MD, PhD, Director, Electrophysiology

    Margaret Fischer, MD

    Cyrus Hadadi, MD

    Hayder Hashim, MD

    Mark Hofmeyer, MD, Fellowship Director, Heart Failure

    Sumbal Janjua, MD

    Ajay Kadakkal, MD

    Christy Kaiser, MD

    Benjamin Kenigsberg, MD

    Preetham Kumar, MD

    Phillip Lam, MD

    Sung Lee, MD

    Diego Medvedofsky, MD

    Susan O’Donoghue, MD

    Alexander Papolos, MD

    Edward Platia, MD

    Sriram Rao, MD

    Maria Rodrigo, MD

    Toby Rogers, MD

    Lowell Satler, MD, Director, Interventional Cardiology

    Manish Shah, MD, Fellowship Program Director, Electrophysiology

    Farooq Sheikh, MD

    David Strouse, MD

    William Suddath, MD

    Athanasios Thomaides, MD

    Carolina Valdiviezo, MD

    Ron Waksman, MD

    Guy Weigold, MD

    Gaby Weissman, MD, Fellowship Program Director

    Seth Worley, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes


  • Endocrinology

    Kenneth Burman, MD, Section Director, Fellowship Program Director

    Munaza Akunjee, MD

    Priya Kundra, MD

    Michelle Magee, MD

    Meeta Sharma, MD, Assistant Chief of Endocrinology; Director, Diabetes Team

    Susmeeta Sharma MD

    Leila Shobab, MD

    Jason Wexler, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes

  • Gastroenterology

    David Shocket, MD, Section Director

    Won Cho, MD

    Victor Ciofoaia, MD

    Stanley Pietrak, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes
  • General Medicine

    Carmella Cole, MD, Section Director

    Godwin Darko, MD

    Ronald Distajo, MD

    Amina Majeed, MD

    Arrel Olano, MD

    Nnena Oluigbo, MD

    Sailaja Pindiprolu, MD, Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Raphael Pristoop MD

    Deborah Topol, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Jennifer Tran, MD
  • Geriatrics

    K. Eric De Jonge, MD, Section Director

    Stephanie Bruce, MD

    George Taler, MD

    Cesar Torres, MD
  • Hematology

    Irina Veytsman, MD, Section Director

    Ami Chitalia, MD

    Asma Dilawari, MD

    Christopher Gallagher, MD, Director, Cancer Institute

    Hira Latif, MD

    Dennis Priebat, MD

    Suthee Rapisuwon, MD

    Aarthi Shenoy, MD, Fellowship Program Director

    Hedy Smith, MD

    Anteneh Tesfaye, MD

    Shruti Tiwari, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes
  • Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine

    Hunter Groninger MD, Section Director

    Aparna Desai, DO

    Clint Pettit, MD

    Michael Pottash MD, Fellowship Program Director

    Anirudh Rao, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes
  • Hospitalist Medicine

    Scott Shepperd, MD, Section Director

    Gillian Southwell, MD, Section Director

    Hussam Ammar, MD

    Tamara Augustin, MD

    Victor Baez, MD

    Christina Chai, MD

    Meghan Connelly, MD

    Lini Edwin, MD

    Hooman Fazlalizadeh,MD

    Christopher Gibson, MD

    Shameem Huq, MD

    Osarimabo Imoisili, MD

    Ana Kavtaradze, MD

    Rajkiran Khattra, MD

    Mark Kotlarewsky, MD

    Shaunak Kulkarni, MD

    Lingling Liu, MD

    Amanda Magee, DO

    Roselyn Manus, MD

    Noor-ul-huda Mehdi, MD

    Prasun Mishra, MD

    Rooma Nankani, MD

    Jenesha Narayanan, MD

    Iseri Obadaseraye, MD

    Jay Park, MD

    Pradeep Paul, MD

    Joseph Pawlowski, MD

    Corica Rodgers, MD

    Rosemarie Rollins-Folks, MD

    Owen Schwartz, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Azhar Shamas, MD

    Junhui Song, MD

    Tanuj Sood, MD

    Arathy Vamadevan, MD

    Daniel Wallach, MD

    Kosuke Yasukawa, MD

    Wissam Zaeeter, MD
  • Infectious Diseases

    Glenn Wortmann, MD, Section Director

    Saumil Doshi, MD, Fellowship Program Director

    Dawn Fishbein, MD

    Leon Lai, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Anjali Majumdar, MD

    Sheena Ramdeen, MD

    Maria Ruiz, MD, Assistant Section Chief of Infectious Diseases, Director of Transplant ID

    Christian Woods, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Fellowship Training program: Yes
  • Nephrology

    Jack Moore, MD, FACP, Section Director

    Anirban Ganguli MD

    Michael Sherman, MD

    Judith Veis, MD, Director, Dialysis Unit
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    Andrew Shorr, MD, Section Director

    Eric Ahlstrom, MD

    Chee Chan, MD

    Brian Cuneo, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

    Anantha Mallia, DO

    Emil Oweis, MD

    Darling Ruiz-Cerrato, MD

    John Sherner, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine

    Jessica Wang-Memoli, MD

    Christian Woods, MD, Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Fellowship Program Director

    Fellowship Training program: Yes

  • Rheumatology

    Florina Constantinescu, MD, Section Director, Fellowship Program Director

    Anjani Pillarisetty, MD

    Benjamin Plotz, MD

    Akrithi Udupa, MD

    Fellowship Training program: Yes

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