Program Leadership

A.J. Pinevich, MD, MBA

A.J. Pinevich, MD, MBA, FACP
Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Chief, Nephrology
Vice President, Medical Affairs

John Ward, DO


John Ward, DO, FACC
Associate Program Director
Director, Osteopathic Medical Education


Mehrshid Kiazand, MD

Mehrshid Kiazand, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director
Chief, Ambulatory Medicine

Kaushik Patel, MD

Kaushik Patel, MD
Assistant Program Director

Leah Thompson Leah Thompson
GME Academic Manager
Mary Margaret Populo

Mary Margaret Populo
Program Specialist

Raganuth Appasamy, MD

Raganuth Appasamy, MD, FACP, PhD
Academic Chief, Gastroenterology

Micheal Fallert, MD

Michael Fallert, MD, FACC
Chief, Cardiology

Brenna Conroy, MD

Brenna Conroy, DO
Director, Medical Student Education

Mashukur Khan, MD Mashukur Khan, MD
Chief, Hospital Medicine

John Kreit, MD​
Chief, Pulmonology

Doug Lienesch, MD

Doug Lienesch, MD
Chief, Rheumatology

Holt Murray, MD

Holt Murray, MD
Chief, Critical Care Medicine

Christopher Passero, MD

Christopher Passero, MD​
Academic Chief, Nephrology

Eric Safyan, MD

Eric Safyan, MD
Chief, Hematology/Oncology

​Sandra Sobel, MD
Chief, Endocrinology
Stasa Tadic, MD Stasa Tadic, MD
Academic Chief, Geriatric Medicine​

Andrew Thurston, MD
Medical Director, Palliative Care
Mohamed Yassin, MD, PhD

Mohamed Yassin, MD, PhD
Chief, Infectious Diseases
Director, Resident Research

Marina Zaretskaya, MD

Marina Zaretskaya, MD
Chief, Neurology

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Phone: 412-232-5533
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Fax: 412-232-5689


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