Hospital Leadership | MedStar Union Memorial Hospital | MedStar Health
* Indicates a joint position at both MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.

Medical Staff Leadership

  • Paul Sack
    Paul Sack, MD

    President,
    Medical Staff

  • Ritu Prasad, MD

    Vice President,
    Medical Staff

  • Michelle Townsend-Day, MD

    Secretary/Treasurer,
    Medical Staff

Clinical Leadership

  • Akshay Amin
    Akshay Amin, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Nephrology

  • Nicholas Bedard
    Nicholas Bedard, MD

    Program Director,
    Division of Hospital Medicine

  • Brian Bethea
    Brian Bethea, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Cardiac Surgery

  • Raman Bharaj
    Raman Bharaj, MD

    Assistant Program Director,
    Division of Hospital Medicine

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    Abhijit Bhatia, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Gastroenterology*

  • Henry Boucher, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery*

  • Duane Campbell
    Duane Campbell, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Neurology*

  • Terina Chen, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Pathology*

  • Leah Couture
    Leah Couture, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Palliative Care

  • Michelle Townsend-Day, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Radiology*

  • Joshua Dishon
    Joshua Dishon, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Anesthesiology

  • Zeena Dorai
    Zeena Dorai, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Neurosurgery*

  • Dana Frank
    Dana Frank, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Medicine*

  • David Ghadisha, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Gynecology*

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    George Hennawi, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Geriatrics*

  • James Higgins, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Hand Surgery
    Medical Director, The Curtis National Hand Center

  • Mark Jensen
    Mark R. Jensen, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Pain Management*

  • Christian Jones, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Surgery*

  • Mesfin Lemma
    Mesfin Lemma, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Orthopedics/Spine

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    Brad Lerner, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Urology

  • Mahsa Mohebtash
    Mahsa Mohebtash, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Oncology*

  • Samer Najjar
    Samer Najjar, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Cardiology*

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    Salim Rizk, MD

    Medical Director,
    Division of Critical Care*

  • Paul Sack
    Paul Sack, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Endrocrinology*

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    Nimesh Shah, MD

    Medical Director,
    Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)

  • Elias Shaya, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Psychiatry*

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    Alan Shikani, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Otolaryngology*

  • Peter Sloane, MD

    Chief,
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine*

  • Gabriel Soudry
    Gabriel Soudry, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Nuclear Medicine*

  • Brian Swehla
    Brian Swehla, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Interventional Radiology*

  • Daniel Teklay, MD

    Chair,
    Department of Emergency Medicine

  • Raghuveer Vallabhaneni
    Raghuveer Vallabhaneni, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Vascular Surgery*

  • John Wang
    John Wang, MD

    Chief,
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

  • Calvin Williams
    Calvin Williams, MD

    Chief,
    Division of Infectious Disease*

* Indicates a joint position at both MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.

Board of directors

MedStar Union Memorial Hospital's Board of Directors includes:

  • Kenneth A. Samet
  • Bradley S. Chambers
  • Daniel P. Cahill, Chair
  • Dennis Connelly
  • Veronica A. Cool
  • Zeena Dorai, MD
  • Kathleen Dyer
  • Jeffrey Elkin
  • Judith Feustle, ScD, RN
  • Leo Gallagher, Jr.
  • Mesfin Lemma, MD
  • Bishop Denis J. Madden
  • David Zachary Martin, MD
  • Dawn Motovidlak, Vice Chair
  • Rebecca Pearce
  • Shams Quazi, MD
  • Michael Randolph, MD
  • Anthony Read
  • Paul Sack, MD
  • Kim Dobson Sydnor, PhD
  • Holly A. Tilford