Department of Medicine
Faculty Profiles by Division

Division of General Internal Medicine

Faculty Profiles

Division Chief

Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Substance Abuse, Health Impacts of Violence, Mental Health, Opioid Misuse

Email: liebschutzjm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4821

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Kaleab Z. Abebe, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical Trials, Data Coordination, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Underrepresented Minority Faculty Development

Email: kza3@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-246-6931

Fnu Abhishek, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: abhishekf@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Ruben Abunto, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: abuntor@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Zohaib Aftab, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: aftabz@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Fadeke Akanbi, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: akanbif@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Andrew D Althouse, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survival Analysis, Clinical Trials

Email: ada62@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3022

Lakya Amaranatha, MD

General Internal Medicine

Email: lakya.amaranatha@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-3332

Eric J. Anish, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Academic General Interal Medicine, Sports Medicine

Email: anishea@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-2458

Robert M. Arnold, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Doctor-Patient Communication, Palliative Care and Medical Ethics

Email: rabob@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-4810

Sarah Arnold, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: arnoldsa2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Dreema Zafar Awan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Cardiology

Email: awandz@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Amar D. Bansal, MD FASN

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: chronic kidney disease, renal supportive care, onconephrology, glomerulonephritis

Email: bansalad@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-2571

Ricardo N. Bedoya, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Patient Safety, Quality Improvement

Email: bedoyarn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Karl Bezak, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care

Email: bezakkb@upmc.edu

Mamta Bhatnagar, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Symptom Management, Quality Improvement

Email: bhatnagarm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Lori Marie Bigi, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Patient Management of Illness, Prevention through Healthy Lifestyles

Email: bigilm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Lyndanne Blahovec, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: blahoveclw@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Eliana Bonifacino, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Clinical Reasoning Education

Email: bonifacinoe@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Sonya Borrero, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Reproductive Health Equity, Contraception, Pregnancy Decision Making, Marginalized Populations, Women's Health

Email: borrerosp@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4841

Molly Brennan, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Resident education

Email: brennanme2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Robert C. Brooks, MD, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education

Email: robert.brooks@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-3194

Jodie Bryk, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Enhanced Care Program

Email: brykja@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-925-5875

Zachary Bugos, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Wilderness medicine

Email: bugoszs@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Thuy D. Bui, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Care for Underserved Populations

Email: buit@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Hailey W. Bulls, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: CancerPain, Neuropathy, Pain Psychology, Behavioral Medicine

Email: hailey.bulls@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-2666

Peter D. Bulova, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, International Scholars, Disabilities

Email: bulovapd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Gregory M. Bump, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Email: bumpgm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Raquel A. Buranosky, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Women's Health, Underserved Care

Email: buranoskyr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Andrea Carter, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Heath, Medical Education

Email: carterae@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

William J. Ceyrolles, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: ceyrolleswj@upmc.edu

Colby Chamberlain, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: chamberlaincl2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

(Joyce) Chung-Chou H. Chang, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Survival and Longitudinal Data Analyis, Causal Effect Modeling, Designs of Clinical Trials, Risk Prediction, Machine Learning

Email: changj@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-4868

Andy Yi-Ming Cheng, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine, Readmission Reduction, Post-Discharge Follow-Up Programs

Email: chengay2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Julie Wilson Childers, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Motivational Interviewing, Teaching Communication, Substance Abuse

Email: childersjw2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Kar-Hai Chu, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Mobile health, social media, tobacco control, technology-based interventions, social network analysis

Email: chuk@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-2578

Rene Claxton, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Communication Teaching, Palliative Care, Graduate Medical Education

Email: claxtonrn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Brenna Conroy, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: conroyb2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Tara Cook, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care

Email: cookte2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Jennifer A. Corbelli, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Graduate Medical Education, Women's Health, Hospital Medicine, Systematic Review

Email: corbellija@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Jessica E. Cyr, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Academic Hospitalist at VA Pittsburgh

Email: jessica.cyr@va.gov

Phone: 412-822-2222

Chelsea Dahl, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: dahlcf@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Allie Dakroub, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Email: dakroubah@upmc.edu

Esa Matius Davis, MD, MPH, FAAFP

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Obesity-Related Maternal and Child Health Outcomes, Tobacco Treatment in Hospitalized Smokers

Email: davisem@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4862

Allison S DeKosky, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: dekoskyas@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

David Demoise, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinician Educator

Email: demoisedc@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-2458

Deborah DiNardo, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Teaching Clinical Reasoning, Medical Student and Resident Education, Women’s Health, Cancer Survivorship Care

Email: Deborah.dinardo@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-1709

Sean Doerfler, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: doerflerse2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Alan Domat, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: domata@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Leslie Dongell, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: dongellll@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Anna K Donovan, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Curriculum Design and Evaluation, Resident and Medical Student Education, Women's Health, Teaching Residents to Teach, High-Value Care

Email: donovanak2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Nancy Ruth Eligator, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Gynecology, Caring for Women through All Stages of Life

Email: elignx@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

D. Michael Elnicki, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Clinical Hypertension, Teaching in Ambulatory Settings

Email: elnickim@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-3688

Utibe R. Essien, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Services Research, Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health, Workforce Diversity

Email: uessien@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-0811

Nauman Farooq, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Clinical outcomes in critically ill patients

Email: farooqn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Kristian Feterik, MD, MBA

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: feterikk@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Michael Jonah Fine, MD, MSc

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Services Research, Health Equity, Health Outcomes, Quality of Care

Email: finemj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-360-2206

Gary S. Fischer, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Use of decision-support and other informatics tools in care improvement and research, electronic patient-doctor communication

Email: fischerg@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Katherine Foust, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: foustkm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Walid F. Gellad, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pharmaceutical Policy, Pharmacoepidemiology, Veterans, Medicare Part D

Email: wfg3@pitt.edu

Lawrence Gerber, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Teaching Hospital Medicine, Inpatient Hospitalist Procedures

Email: Lawrence.Gerber@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-3640

Nikola Gligorijevic, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Quality improvement

Email: gligorijevicn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Lauren Glikes, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Complex patient care

Email: glikesl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Gustavo Gomez, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: gomezg2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Alda Maria R. Gonzaga, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medicine-Pediatrics, Adolescent Health, Women's Health

Email: gonzagaa@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

C. Bernie Good, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medication Safety, Veterans Affairs, Pharmacy Benefits Management, Conflicts of Interest

Email: goodcb2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-454-7420

Thomas Grau, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Preoperative and Perioperative Medicine

Email: Thomas.Grau@va.gov

Phone: 412-623-1239

Megan E Hamm, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Qualitative Methodology, Evaluation, Patient Experience

Email: mehst52@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-647-0280

Janel Hanmer, MD, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health-Related Quality of Life Measurement, Population Health

Email: hanmerjz@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9850

Jaishree Hariharan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Quality Improvement, Primary Care, Curriculum Development, Medical Education

Email: hariharanj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Peter R. Harvey, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: harveypr3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Shamsul Hasan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: hasans3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Muhammad Haseeb, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: haseebm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Peggy B. Hasley, MD, MHSc

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Internal Medicine, Residency Education, Curricular Development and Evaluation

Email: hasleypb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Leslie R. M. Hausmann, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Disparities, Bias and Dicrimination, Pain Management, Arthritis, Positive Psychology

Email: Leslie.hausmann@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-2112

Danielle Heffner, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: heffnerdl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Brian Sanjay Heist, MD, MSc

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: International Medical Education, Clinical Reasoning

Email: heistb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-623-1702

Scott Herrle, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Teaching Physical Examination Skills, History Taking Skills and Clinical Reasoning

Email: herrles@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-360-3832

Erika Lee Hoffman, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: erika.hoffman@med.va.gov

Phone: 412-688-6237

Syed I Hussain, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: hussainsi@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Sanae Inagami, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: sai12@pitt.edu

Priyanka Jagar, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: jagarp@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Arun Janakiraman, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Sepsis, Quality Improvement

Email: janakiramana@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Mohit Jhamb, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: jhambm2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Charles Jonassaint, PhD MHS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Technology Interventions for Managing Stress and Pain among Underserved Populations

Email: cjonassaint@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9850

Sarah A Jones, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: jonessa3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Joseph M Kaplan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: kaplanjm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Wishwa N. Kapoor, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Services Research, Patient-Centered Care, Quality of Health Care, Clinical and Translational Science, Syncope, Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Email: kapoorwn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-246-6928

Dio Kavalieratos, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care in Non-Malignant Illness; Evidence Synthesis

Email: diok@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-246-6929

Amy Kennedy, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Underserved Populations, Addiction Medicine, HIV Primary Care

Email: kennedyaj2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Briana Ketterer, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care

Email: kettererbn@upmc.edu

Carla Khalaf McStay, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: CCK28@pitt.edu

Mashukur Khan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: khanm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Linda A. King, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care

Email: kingl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Andrew Klein, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Email: kleinaj@upmc.edu

Amar Kohli, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Consultation Medicine, Generalist Track, Combined Ambulatory Medicine Pediatrics Clerkship

Email: kohlia@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Bhagat Kondaveeti, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: kondaveetibc@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Lindsey Kowalski, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: bigelowla@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Kevin L. Kraemer, MD, MSc

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Substance-Use Disorders, HIV, Quality of Care, Primary Care, Faculty Career Development

Email: kraemerkl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4843

Tamar Krishnamurti, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Judgment and Decision Making, Risk Perception and Communication, Behavioral Interventions, mHealth

Email: tamark@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-4855

Frank J. Kroboth, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Resident Education, Graduate Medical Education

Email: krobothf2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Jillian Kyle, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Email: roperj@upmc.edu

Gabrielle Langmann, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Email: langmanng@upmc.edu

Anita Leon-Jhong, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Complex care mangement

Email: lyonsab@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

William Levin, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: levinwi@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Anna Marie White Lewarchik, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Street Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Down Syndrome, Primary Care

Email: whitea3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Jane M. Liebschutz, MD, MPH, FACP

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Substance Abuse, Health Impacts of Violence, Mental Health, Opioid Misuse

Email: liebschutzjm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4821

Marcy Lindsay, PA C, MS

General Internal Medicine

Physician Assistant

Email: lindsaym3@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Tianshi (Mike) Liu, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: liut4@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Jing Luo, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pharmaceutical Policy and Pricing, Pharmacoepidemiology, Comparative Effectiveness Research, Diabetes Medications, Insulin

Email: luoj@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-3559

Andrew Lutz, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine, Cardiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise

Email: lutzah@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Pooja Mahadeshwar, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: mahadeshwarps@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Rebecca Mancoll, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Primary Care

Email: mancollr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Maja Mandic Popov, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: mandicm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Anna Manukyan Nasse, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: manukyana@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Nicholas F. Maston, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: mastonnf@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Colleen A. Mayowski, EdD, MLIS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Assessment, Evaluation, and Impact of Higher Education Programs, Eportfolios, Competency-based Education, Teaching adult learners

Email: mayowski@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-2025

David J. McAdams, MD, MS, SFHM, FACP

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: mcadamsdj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Melissa A. McNeil, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Heath, Breast Cancer Screening, Contraception, Medical Education

Email: mcneilma@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4821

Casey N. McQuade, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Social Media in Medicine, Clinical Reasoning

Email: mcquadec@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Kathleen M. McTigue, MD, MPH, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Prevention of Chronic Disease, Obesity, Electronic Medical Record Data

Email: kmm34@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-4843

Jessica S. Merlin, MD, PhD, MBA

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Chronic Pain, HIV, Long-term Opioid Therapy, Opioid Misuse

Email: merlinjs@upmc.edu

Sarah Merriam, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, Medical student and resident education, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development

Email: sullivansb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-648-4888

Alexandra Eleanore Mieczkowski, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Primary Care across the Age Spectrum, Trainee Autonomy, Trainee and Physician Wellness

Email: mieczkowskiae@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Bruce Milburn, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: milburnbm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Stephanie D Miller, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: barnettsj2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Visala S. Muluk, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: visala.muluk@med.va.gov

Phone: 412-688-6113

Rohan Naik, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: naikrd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Rachel Naramore, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: naramorerl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Tanya Nikiforova, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: nikiforovat@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Marie K. Norman, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Online Learning, Educational Innovation, Application of Learning Research

Email: mkn17@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3024

Ayman Omara, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: omaraaa@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Thomas D. Painter, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Student and Resident Education

Email: paintertd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Prateeth Pati, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: patipr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Ann E Perrin, MD MPH

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: perrinae@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Emanuel Petroulakis, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: petroulakise@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Maria Petroulakis, MD, FACP

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Multiple medical problems and complex patients, Quality improvement, international Medicine

Email: petroulakism@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Jonathan Pitcher, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: pitcherj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Lisa Podgurski, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Communication Skills Training, Mindfulness, Resilience, Medical Student Longitudinal Patient Contact, Video-Based Coaching for Clinician Educator Faculty Development

Email: podgurskil@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-2427

Ruth M. Preisner, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Creating and Teaching Curricula Using Simulation, Creating Procedure-Rich Clinical Environments

Email: ruth.preisner@va.gov

Phone: 412-688-6000

Raghunandan Purushothaman, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Point-of-care ultrasound, high value care, bedside procedures

Email: purushothamanr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Thomas R. Radomski, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Services Research, Low Value Care, Medication-based Risk Adjustment

Email: radomskitr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-383-0616

E. Raymund Ramirez, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: ramirezrd@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Sinthana Ramsey, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: umakanthans@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706

Rachna Rawal, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: rawalr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Eva Reitschuler Cross, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Medical Education

Email: reitschulercrosseb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Mark S. Roberts, MD, MPP

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Health Policy, Decision Sciences, Health Services Research

Email: robertsm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-383-7049

Jennifer Rodriguez, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Email: rodriguezj5@upmc.edu

Bruce L. Rollman, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Mental Health Services Research, Behavioral Health, Technology, Interventions, Clinical Trials

Email: rollmanbl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-2659

Ann-Marie Rosland, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Complex Chronic Disease Management, Primary Care Models

Email: roslandam@pitt.edu

Brianna Rossiter, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, Medical education, Narrative medicine

Email: rossiterbc@upmc.edu

Scott D Rothenberger, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Time Series Analysis, Functional Data Analysis, Correlated Data, Clinical Trials

Email: rothenberger@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3014

Payel J. Roy, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Addiction Medicine, Opioid Recovery

Email: payel.roy@pitt.edu

Doris M. Rubio, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diversifying the Biomedical Research Workforce, Mentoring, Evaluation, Substance-Use Disorders

Email: dmr18@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3352

Kainat Saleem, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: saleemk@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Sina Salehi Omran, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: salehiomrans@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Rebecca Sands, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Fellowship, Communication Curriculum, Dyspnea

Email: sandsrl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Jane Schell, MD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care, Nephrology, Patient-Provider Communication

Email: schelljo@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Yael Schenker, MD, MAS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Integration of Palliative Care in Oncology

Email: yas28@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-2375

Gaetan Sgro, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: Gaetan.sgro@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-1706

Ashish Sharma, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: sharmaa4@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Sharad Sharma, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: sharmas10@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Alfred Shoukry, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education

Email: shoukrya@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Utsav Shrestha, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: shresthau@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Jaime E. Sidani, PhD, MPH, CHES

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Adolescent Health Behavior, Tobacco Use Prevention, Media Messaging, Technology Use

Email: Jaime.sidani@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3192

Ethan Jaffee Silverman, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: EJS149@pitt.edu

Danica Smith, DO

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: smithdm12@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Decision Analysis, Cost-Effectiveness of Vaccination Strategies

Email: smithkj2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-4794

Carla Leigh Spagnoletti, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Professional Development, Patient-Doctor Communication, Patient Experience

Email: spagnoletticl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Brielle Spataro, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, Medical Education

Email: spatarob@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Benjamin Sprague, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: spragueb@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Jamie Lynn Stern, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health

Email: sternjl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Katie J. Suda, PharmD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pharmacoepidemiology, Antimicrobials, Dual Use of VA and Non-VA

Email: KSUDA@pitt.edu

Jo-Anne Suffoletto, MD, MSc

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: joanne.suffoletto@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-6598

Tara Sunder, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, Physician Wellness

Email: sundert@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Galen E. Switzer, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Stem-Cell Donation, Registry, Health-Related Quality of Life, Measurement

Email: gswitzer@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-4837

John Szymusiak, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Resident Education, Patient Safety

Email: szymusiakja@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Brent W. Thiel, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Medical Education, High-Value Care, Substance Use Disorders, Addiction

Email: thielbw@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Holly N. Thomas, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Holistic Medicine, Evidence-Based Care

Email: thomashn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9836

Andrew Thurston, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Empathetic Communication, Medical Humanities

Email: thurstonal@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-8111

Sarah Anne Tilstra, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, Clinical Reasoning, Physician Wellness, Advancement of Women in Academic Medicine

Email: tilstrasa@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Amaninder Toor, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Graduate Medical Education and Hospital Medicine

Email: tooras@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Alicia B. Topoll, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: ABT37@pitt.edu

Eloho Ufomata, MD MS

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, LGBTQI health, Diversity, Medical Education, Communication

Email: ufomataeo@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-1088

Peri Unligil, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Encompasses the diversity of the practice of general internal medicine.

Email: unligilp@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Priyanka Vallabhaneni, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: vallabhanenip@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Reed Van Deusen, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pediatric-to-Adult Transitions, Teaching Communication Skills

Email: vandeusenr@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Rachel Vanderberg, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Women's Health, Medical Education

Email: vanderbergrh@upmc.edu

Clark Veet, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Academic Interest: Evidence-Based Medicine, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, Medical Education

Email: veetca@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Karen Lorean Velazquez, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: velazquezkl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-641-1000

Rebecca Vento, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: ventora@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Thomas J Walk, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: walktj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-822-3000

Gena Marie Walker, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine, Patient Experience, Clinical Operations

Email: walkergm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Richard Weinberg, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Palliative Care

Email: weinbergrl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Gretchen E White, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: gew22@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-246-6959

Katherine Willoughby, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hospital Medicine

Email: willoughbyke@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

J. Deanna Wilson, MD, MPH

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Opioid use disorders, integration of harm reduction into primary care, mindfulness-based interventions

Email: wilsonjd@pitt.edu

Jonathan G. Yabes, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Survival and Competing Risks Models, Analysis of Longitudinal Data, Missing Data Techniques, Joint Modeling, Large and Administrative Data, Clinical Trials

Email: jgy2@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-605-0158

Emmanuelle Benkoski Yecies, MD

General Internal Medicine

Fellow

Academic Interest: Women’s Health, Medical Education

Email: yeciese@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4888

Justin Yu, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: yuja@upmc.edu

Lan Yu, PhD

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Patient-Reported Outcomes, Survey Data Analysis, Psychometrics

Email: Lan.Yu@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-864-3020

Syed Arsalan Akhter Zaidi, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: zaidisa@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-5918

Maryam Zamanian, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: zamanianm2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

David Zielinski, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: david.zielinski@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-3838

John Zisko, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: ziskjx@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-864-7706