Department of Internal Medicine

Glen Solomon, M.D., Chair

Key Faculty

Glen D. Solomon, M.D.
Professor
Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: Wright-Patterson Medical Center

Christiana Adesanya, M.D.
Associate Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Northwestern University
Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Ajay Agarwal, M.D.
Associate Professor
Medical School: King George's Medical College, India
Residency: King George's Medical College, India
Fellowship: SGPG Institute of Med Science, India
Mount Sinai SOM New York University

Sangeeta Agrawal, M.D.
Associate Professor
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College
Residency: University of Missouri
Fellowship: University of Missouri

Salma Akram, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor
Gastroenterology
Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan
Residency: Harbor Hospital Center
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Minnesota

Mamle Anim, M.B.Ch.B.
Associate Professor
Senior Associate Residency Program Director
Medical Director, Medical Surgical Health Center
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Zambia
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Catherine Bacheller, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Residency: Kettering Medical Center
Fellowship: Indiana University

Eric Barnes, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Nephrology
Medical School: University of New England
Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Michael Baumann, M.D.
Professor
Division Chief, Hematology-Oncology
Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin

Ronald Beaulieu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Massachusetts
Residency: University of Massachusetts

Gregory Beck, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Gastroenterology
Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency: Miami Valley Hospital
Fellowship: Allegheny General Hospital

Dean Bricker, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division Chief, General Internal Medicine
Associate Residency Program Director
Good Samaritan Hospital
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University
Residency: Wright-Patterson Medical Center

Steven Burdette, M.D.
Professor
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Brian Burke, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Virginia
Residency: Ohio State University

Emmanuel Cruz Caban, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center

Laila Castellino, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: Grant Medical College, India
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship: Beth Israel Medical Center

Mukul Chandra, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: Maharaja Sayajirao University of
Baroda, India
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: University of Texas

Roberto Colon, M.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Residency: Kettering Medical Center

Chad Connor, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB
Fellowship: University of Michigan

Christopher Chiu, M.D.
Instructor
Medicine/Pediatrics
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine

Brandon Cutler, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Hematology/Oncology
Medical School: Andrew Taylor Stell University
Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center

John Czachor, M.D.
Professor
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts

Eddie Davenport, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Residency: David Grant Medical Center
Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center

Howard Gross, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship
Hematology/Oncology
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Residency: University of Cincinnati
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati

Ankur Gupta, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Professor
Associate Residency Program Director
Endocrinology
Medical School: King George’s Medical University, India
Residency: SUNY-Stony Brook
Fellowship: Endocrinology, SUNY-Stony Brook

Gregory Haack, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Paul Haggerty, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Associate Residency Program Director
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Thomas Herchline, M.D.
Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine,
University of Cincinnati
Fellowship: Ohio State University

Jason Higey, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: University of Virginia
Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center
Fellowship: San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Robert Holmes, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Keesler Medical Center
Fellowship: Wilford Hall Medical Center

John Hughes, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Education Director, Medical Surgical Health Center
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Isaac Humphrey, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Loyola University
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Michael Kaplon, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Hematology-Oncology
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Oncology — Bowman Gray
Hematology — New England Deaconess

Sara Keiler, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: University of South Florida
Residency: Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Fellowship: SAUSHEC

Karen Kirkham, M.D.
Associate Professor
Vice Chair, Student Education
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Internship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: Humana/Michael Reese Hospital

Thomas Koroscil, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division Chief, Endocrinology
Medical School: Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Residency: Keesler Medical Center
Fellowship: SAUSHEC

Padmini Krishnamurthy, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Gastroenterology
Medical school: Bangalore Medical College
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Geetika Kumar, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor
Program Director, Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship
Oncology
Medical School: MGM Medical College, India
Residency: Grant Hosp / Rush Presbyterian
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Emily Link, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Ronald Markert, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Orthopaedic Surgery
Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine
Undergraduate: Mansfield University
Graduate: Michigan State University

Mark Marinella, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Oncology
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Stephanie Mathew, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Rheumatology
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Wright Patterson Medical Center
Fellowship: San Antonio Uniformed Service Health Education Consortium

Basanti Mukerji, M.D.
Professor
Rheumatology
Medical School: Calcutta Medical College
Residency: St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago
Fellowship: University of Missouri, Columbia

Vaskar Mukerji, M.D.
Professor
Division Chief, Cardiology
Medical School: Calcutta Medical College
Residency: St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago
Fellowship: Texas Heart Institute, Houston

Ryan Munyon, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Residency: University of Cincinnati

Syed Najeed, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College
Residency: The Chicago Medical School
Fellowship: Creighton University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Alabama School of Medicine

Salim Newaz, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Chittagong Medical College
Residency: Columbia University

Gary M. Onady, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine School of Medicine
Ph.D. (Bioinorganic Chemistry): City University of New York
Residency (Internal Medicine & Pediatrics): Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship (Pharmacology): Case Western Reserve University

Irina Overman, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine
Medical School: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Hari Polenakovik, M.D.
Associate Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School:  Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Marc Raslich, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Medical School: University of Wisconsin
Residency: University of Rochester

Dara Regn, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency: Keesler Medical Center
Fellowship: SUSHEC

Tarak Sabagh
Assistant Clinical Professor
Hematology & Oncology
Medical School: Zagazig University, Egypt
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine

Mohammad Saklayen, M.B.B.S.
Professor
Division Chief, Nephrology
Medical School: Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh
Residency: Cabrini Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati

Bruce Scott, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
Medical School: Rosalind Franklin School of Medicine
Residency: Lutheran General Hospital
Fellowship: Lutheran General Hospital

Jeremy Sikora, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Allergy/Immunology
Medical School: Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
Residency: Wright Patterson Medical Center
Fellowship: San Antonio Uniformed Service Health Education Consortium

Ryan Simon, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Infectious Diseases
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean Medical School
Residency: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: Penn State, Hershey Medical Center

Sangeeta Srivastava, M.B.B.S.
Assistant Professor
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Medical School: King George Medical College, India
Residency: Bridgeport Hospital
Fellowship: Bridgeport Hospital

Thomas Thornton, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Vijai Tivakaran, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship: Grandview Hospital

William Venanzi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Division Chief, Rheumatology
Medical School: University of Maryland
Residency: San Antonio Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Fellowship: SAUSHEC

Harry Ward, M.D.
Professor
Nephrology
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Red: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Fellowship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Abdul Wase, M.B.B.S.
Clinical Professor
Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical Center
Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago
Fellowship: Cook County Hospital, Chicago
Fellowship: Sinai Samaritan Medical Center

Bryan White, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Cardiology
Medical School: Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: Ohio State University

C. Paige Wood, M.D.
Assistant Professor
General Internal Medicine
Medical School: Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Residency: David Grant Medical Center

Roger Wood, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Hematology-Oncology
Medical School: Uniformed Services
Health Education Consortium
Residency: SAUSHEC
Fellowship: SAUSHEC

Burhan Yanes, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Hematology/Oncology
Medical School: Damascus University
Residency: WSU Boonshoft School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University

Jayson Yap, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Nephrology
Medical School: University of the Philippines
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship: Stanford University