Internal Medicine

Faculty & Administration

Internal Medicine Faculty

Internal Medicine Faculty

PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

  • Jon Sweet, M.D., FACP
    Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Bruce E. Johnson, M.D.
    Associate Chair for Education
  • Jeri Lantz, M.D., FACP, FAAP
    Section Chief, General Internal Medicine
  • Claudia Kroker-Bode, M.D., Ph.D., FACP
    Program Director
  • Chad DeMott, M.D., FACP
    Associate Program Director, Carilion Clinic
  • Michael Wiid, M.D., FACP
    Associate Program Director, Carilion Clinic
    CME Director
  • Amar Sawh, M.D., FACP
    Associate Program Director, VAMC, Salem, VA

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Jeri Lantz, M.D., FACP, FAAP *
  • Ann Austin, D.O.
  • Renee Beirne, M.D.
  • Michael Berry, M.D.
  • R. Allen Blackwood, M.D., FAAP
  • Richard Butler, D.O., FACOI
  • A. Paul Dallas, M.D., FACP
  • Chad DeMott, M.D., FACP
  • Neil Dorsey, M.D., FACP
  • Suzanna Jamison, M.D.
  • Ashutosh Kaushal, M.D.
  • Natalie Klawonn, M.D.
  • Ross Murchison, M.D.
  • Elvis Pagan, M.D.
  • Amar Sawh, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA
  • Mark Schleupner, M.D.
  • Donald Steinweg, M.D., FACP
  • Jon Sweet, M.D., FACP
  • Michael Wiid, M.D., FACP
  • Christopher Wood, D.O.

CARDIOLOGY

  • David Sane, M.D., FACC *
  • Joseph L. Austin, M.D.
  • Tim Ball, MD, Associate Fellowship Program Director
  • J. Philip Bushkar M.D.
  • John C. Lystash M.D.
  • Ayoub Mirza, M.D.
  • Carl Musser, Jr., M.D.
  • Stephen G. Phillips M.D.
  • Rodney W. Savage M.D.
  • Philip T. Shiner M.D.
  • Jeffrey Scott Todd M.D.
  • Eric Williams M.D.
  • Krish Ramachandran M.D.
  • Shelby Dickerson, M.D., FACC
  • Nabil Jarmukli, M.D., FACC, VAMC, Salem, VA

DERMATOLOGY AND MOHS SURGERY

  • Michael Kolodney, M.D. *
  • Mariana Phillips, M.D.
  • Rahul Chavan, M.D.
  • Doug Grider, M.D.

ENDOCRINOLOGY

  • Demetrios Herodotou, M.D.
  • Ali Iranmanesh, M.D., VAMC, Salem ,VA

GASTROENTEROLOGY

  • Paul Yeaton, M.D. *
  • Marreith Rubio, M.D.
  • Merritt .J. Bern, M.D.
  • Vikas Chitnavis, M.D.
  • Kevin Mercure, M.D.
  • Kevin Dye, M.D
  • Alan Brijbassie, M.D.
  • Robert Moylan, M.D.
  • Dario Sorrentino, M.D.
  • Mohammad Shakhatreh, M.D.

GERIATRICS

  • Aubrey Knight, M.D. *
  • Michael Berry, M.D.
  • Soheir Boshra, M.D.
  • Michael Camardi, M.D.

HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY

  • John F. DiStefano, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

  • Aubrey Knight, M.D.
  • Christopher Pile, M.D.
  • Senaida Keating, M.D.
  • Mazen Madhoun, M.D.
  • Carolyn White, FNP, GNP, ACHPN
  • Phyllis Whitehead, PhD, CNS, ACHPN

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • Thomas Kerkering, M.D., FACP*
  • Deborah Demicco, M.D.
  • John Faulhaber, M.D.
  • Dorothy Garner, M.D.
  • Jean Smith, M.D.

NEPHROLOGY

  • Sandra Malakauskas, M.D.

NEUROLOGY

  • S. Clifford Schold, M.D.*
  • Chinekwu Anyanwu, M.D.
  • Ahmet Burakgazi, M.D.
  • Sean Burke, M.D.
  • John Ferrara, M.D.
  • Sidney Mallenbaum, M.D.
  • Amy Sullivan, M.D.
  • James Schmidley, M.D.
  • Della Williams, M.D.
  • William Tingler, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA
  • Dakshinamurty Gullapalli, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA
  • Gary Harpold, M.D., FAAN, VAMC, Salem, VA
  • Ivaylo Staykov, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

  • Gabriel Gorin, M.D.
  • L. Lennox McNeary-Keyes, M.D.
  • Angel Medina-Bravo, M.D.
  • Richard Weiss, M.D.

PULMONARY, CRITICAL CARE AND SLEEP MEDICINE

  • Edmundo Rubio, M.D., FCCP*
  • Sam Aziz, M.D., FCCP
  • Frank Biscardi, M.D.
  • Moises Cossio, D.O.
  • Mattie Foroozesh, M.D.
  • Susan Ie, M.D., MPH
  • A. Lukas Loschner, M.D.
  • Sabrina Campbell, D.O.
  • Maria Cirino, M.D.
  • Umar Sofi, M.D.
  • Deepa Lala, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA
  • Madalina Macrea, M.D., VAMC, Salem, VA

RHEUMATOLOGY

  • Robert Johnson, M.D., FACP, FACR *
  • Adegbenga Bankole, M.D.
  • John Pendleton, M.D., FACR
  • Jeff Croteau, M.D., FACR
  • Shanti Dhaduvai, M.D., FACR
  • Carl Henderson, M.D., FACR

*Section Chief

Administration

  • Ginger Cook
    Program Coordinator
  • Blair Spencer
    Program Assistant & Clerkship Coordinator
  • Keevie Hairston
    Program Assistant
  • Brenda Casinger
    Program Coordinator (Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem,VA)
  • Linda Ferguson-Saunders
    Program Coordinator (Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA)