Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Spoorthi Nutakki joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born in India.  Having had exposure to the under-served from an early age she developed an interest to pursue a career in medicine so that she could have a tangible skill […]

Dr. Brandon Parker joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brandon Parker joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University where he graduated cum laude in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in business administration. During his […]

Dr. Awais Mulla joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Awais Ahmed Mulla was born in Karachi, Pakistan and finished his undergraduate schooling at DJ Sindh Government Science College with honors in 2010. He obtained his medical degree at Dow University of Health Sciences in Karachi in 2016. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Mulla spent time working on his research in 2017, which […]

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Chi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care as an Assistant Professor of Medicine on the Clinician Track in July 2022. Dr. Chi is originally from Fairfax, VA and attended the College of William and Mary where he graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Biology […]

Dr. Nathaniel Moulton joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Moulton will be joining the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Originally from Missouri, he graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Biology from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. He then went on to study […]

Dr. Matthew Schroeder joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Matthew Kenneth Schroeder joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. As a native St. Louisan, he grew up in several neighborhoods around the city before attending Saint Louis University for his undergraduate degree. He graduated summa cum laude in 2014 with a Bachelor […]

Dr. Abby Sung joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Abby Sung joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor in July 2022. She is originally from Los Angeles, CA but moved to St. Louis to complete her undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis, where she double majored in history and biology and wrote her […]

Dr. Christina Kearse joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christina Kearse joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. She was born and raised in South Carolina and attended Clemson University under the merit of the Palmetto Fellows Scholarship where she majored in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, graduating cum laude. She then attended […]

Dr. Kevin Stephenson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kevin Stephenson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences as an Instructor in July 2022. He sees patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His research focuses on pediatric malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Stephenson has a BA (English Literature, Biology) from Washington University in St. Louis and an MD from Columbia […]

Dr. Kevin Li joins the Department of Medicine

Kevin Li, MD

Dr. Kevin Li joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He grew up in Clarksville, MD before attending Washington University in St. Louis where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology with a concentration in neuroscience and a Minor in psychology. He was an […]

Dr. Cassandra Fritz joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Cassandra Fritz joined the Department of Medicine in the Divisions of Gastroenterology and General Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July 2022. She attended the University of Chicago for medical school, and she completed a year of additional training in health disparities, curriculum development, and pipeline programs for students from racial & ethnic minority […]

Dr. Safia Shaikh joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Safia Shaikh joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born in Pakistan. She received her medical degree in 2013 from Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Sindh, Pakistan and graduated with honors in 2013. She started her Internal medicine […]

Dr. Mohammad Kashif Ismail joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohammad K. Ismail joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as a Professor in July of 2022. He is currently a full-time GI faculty at University Hospital with expertise in advanced GI endoscopic work in the evaluation and management of patients with various GI/Pancreticobiliary diseases and cancers including endoscopic ultrasound and […]

Dr. Khalid Mahmood joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Khalid Mahmood joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July 2022. He was born and raised in Pakistan. He received his medical degree from Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, Pakistan in 2012. He completed his one-year internship following graduation and also received one year post graduate training […]

Dr. Christopher Berghoff joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christopher Berghoff joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Associate Professor in July 2022. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York in 2015, followed by one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University […]

Dr. Madeline Grondalski joins the Department of Medicine

Madeline Grondalski, MD

Dr. Madeline Grondalski joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July of 2022. She was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. She graduated from Saint Louis University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society. […]

Dr. Anubha Agarwal joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anubha Agarwal joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Program in Global Cardiovascular Health in July of 2022. She received her undergraduate degree (BA) at Columbia University, medical degree (MD) at Stanford University School of Medicine with additional training at Stanford University Graduate […]

Dr. Stephanie Conner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Conner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July 2022. She was born and raised in Huntington, New York before attending college at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology-Chemistry in 2009. She attended medical […]

Dr. Khaled Hamid joins the Department of Medicine

Khaled Abdel-Hamid, MD, PhD will be joining the Department of Medicine, Washington University in August 2022 as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Abdel-Hamid (or Dr. Hamid for brevity) was born and grew up in Cairo, Egypt and completed medical training in Cairo University Medical School. After practicing General Medicine […]

Dr. Cheuk Ho Jeffrey Choi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jeffrey Choi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June 2022. He was born in Hong Kong and subsequently moved to Richmond, a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia in Canada where he calls home. He graduated with distinction from Stanford University after completing a Bachelor of […]

Dr. Edward Hurtte joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Edward Hurtte joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2022. He was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska but left to attend college at Saint Louis University where he graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. At Saint Louis University, […]

Dr. Justin Chen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Justin Chen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June 2022.  He was born and raised in New Jersey.  As part of the Accelerated BS/MD Program at Drexel University, he completed his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology in 2012 and Medical Degree in 2016.  He then […]

Dr. Vivek Hansalia joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Vivek Hansalia joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in June of 2022. He was born in New York City, and lived in Dix Hills, New York before moving to Smyrna, Georgia. He attended Vanderbilt University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Engineering […]

Dr. Nancy Sweitzer joins the Department of Medicine

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, is board-certified in cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. Dr. Sweitzer received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MD/PhD from the University of Wisconsin. Her PhD in Physiology involved study of the contractile biophysics of single cardiac myocytes in the […]

Dr. Slade Stratton joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stratton will join the Dermatology division as an assistant professor in May 2022.  He graduated in 2005 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and completed a cooperative employment program with the Food and Drug Administration – Center for Devices and Radiological Health. He earned his medical degree in […]

Dr. Jacquelyn Benson joins the Department of Medicine

Jacquelyn Benson, PhD

Dr. Benson is a family gerontologist whose program of research has a translation focus aimed at enhancing the psychological and social lives of older adults and their caregiving families. Much of her work focuses on testing and implementing psychosocial and behavioral interventions designed to promote healthy lifestyles, positive family connections, and better mental health outcomes […]

Dr. Anubha Mutneja joins the Department of Medicine

Anubha Mutneja, MD

Dr. Mutneja received her MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, New-Delhi, India. She subsequently completed internal medicine residency at the University of Florida where she won the Research Day Award in the medical trainee category. In 2013, she was recruited to join the Washington University Nephrology Fellowship Program. She graduated from our program in 2015, […]

Dr. Stephanie Teja joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Teja joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in March of 2022. She was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, moved to Singapore during her school years, and came to California for college. She attended Foothill Community College, transferred to The University of California, Berkeley and graduated […]

Dr. Arturo Alisio joins the Department of Medicine

Arturo Alisio, PhD

Dr. Arturo Alisio obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Cordoba in Argentina where he studied plasma membrane composition and calcium transporters. Based on his early interest in membrane protein transporters, he came to Washington University to work with Dr. Mike Mueckler for his postdoctoral studies. In the Mueckler lab, Dr. Alisio studied […]

Dr. Hua Pan joins the Department of Medicine

Hua Pan, PhD

Hua Pan, PhD, completed her undergraduate training in biomedical engineering (BME) with emphases on electrical engineering for medical device design and computer engineering for medical signal/imaging analysis. She also earned a Master in Medicine degree in China prior to her BME Master of Engineering degree study at Case Western Reserve University, where she combined electrophysiology […]

Dr. Carolina Salvador joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Carolina Salvador received her MD degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She then completed residency in Internal Medicine, and a research fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the same institution. Later, she completed her fellowship in Medical Oncology and Hematology at the University of Louisville, after which she was […]

Dr. Fang Zhao joins the Department of Medicine

Fang Zhao, MD, PhD

Dr. Fang Zhao will join Washington University after her fellowship in 2021 at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Her residency was in 2018 at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University. She received her MD in 2016 from the University of Chicago and her PhD in 2012 from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, […]

Dr. Robert Young joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Young attended the University of Delaware and graduated magna cum laude. He received his medical degree at Jefferson Medical College, also graduating magna cum laude. He trained at Boston University Medical Center for his internship and completed his residency at ChristianaCare in Delaware. Later he obtained a Masters in Health Service and Outcomes Research […]

Dr. Adam Wilcox joins the Department of Medicine

Adam Wilcox, PhD

Adam Wilcox, PhD is a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Center for Applied Clinical Informatics, Institute for Informatics, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He has broad experience in both applied and research informatics, both in academia and healthcare delivery organizations. He leads strategy and activities related to application of […]

Dr. Darja Karpova joins the Department of Medicine

Darja Karpova, PhD

Dr. Karpova has obtained her bachelor and master degree in molecular biology and biomedicine and has specialized in the field of experimental hematology since her PhD studies on the role of CXCR4 signalling in blood development. Dr. Karpova considers teaching an incredibly important and gratifying part of her job that gives her the opportunity to […]

Dr. Anjali Rohatgi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anjali Rohatgi will be returning to Washington University in St. Louis this fall to join the Division of Oncology and Siteman Cancer Center. She earned her bachelors of science in biochemistry from Michigan State University. She then joined the MSTP at Washington University where she earned her PhD characterizing the innate immune response to […]

Dr. Daniel Ferguson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Daniel Ferguson is an instructor for the Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences Division.  He earned a B.S. from Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA in 2006, he earned a PhD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC and is a postgraduate from Washington University School of Medicine in 2021.  Dr. Ferguson’s primary research […]

Dr. Amit Bery joins the Department of Medicine

Amit Bery, MD

Dr. Amit Bery attended medical school at Washington University School of Medicine during which time he worked in Dr. Susan Mackinnon’s lab focused on peripheral nerve injury. His work included performing microsurgery to inject rat tibial nerves with local anesthetics and perform assessments of muscle strength. This work led to his first basic science publication. […]

Dr. Dilan Patel joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Patel’s clinical, research, and teaching interests include investigating the pathogenesis of malignant and non-malignant hematologic disorders. His studies are focused on better understanding mechanisms of disease as well as ways to prevent poor outcomes following hematopoietic cell transplant. While at Vanderbilt University, he worked with his co-mentor, Dr. Brian Engelhardt, on understanding the mechanisms […]

Dr. Mark Huffman joins the Department of Medicine

Mark Huffman, MD

In January 2022, Dr. Mark Huffman will join the Washington University School of Medicine as Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Global Health Center. He also has a secondary appointment at the George Institute for Global Health at the University of New South Wales and has previously served as the inaugural director of the […]

Dr. Javan Kisaka joins the Department of Medicine

Javan Kisaka, PhD, is an instructor at the Division of Infectious Disease. He studies molecular basis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), specifically latent HIV reservoir and trying to better understand mechanisms of HIV replication in macrophages and resting CD4+T cells. He was born and raised in Kenya where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree […]

Dr. Adriana Dusso joins the Department of Medicine

Adriana Dusso, PhD

Dr. Adriana Dusso is a Summa Cum Laude graduate in Biochemistry from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina. In 1978, after a two-year fellowship in Clinical Biochemistry, she joined Dr. Puche´s laboratory in the Division of Biological Chemistry with a dual appointment: Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry for 2nd year medical students and PhD student […]

Dr. Frank Seghatol-Eslami joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Frank Seghatol is a cardiologist and associate Professor of Medicine in the division of cardiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He is also board certified and level III in echocardiography. Dr. Seghatol received my MD degree from the University of Brussels, Belgium […]

Dr. Jingyu (Jerry) Xiang joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jerry Xiang received his Medical Degree in 2010 from the Medical College of Three Gorges University in Yichang, China. After finishing medical school, he joined Dr. Katherine Weilbaecher’s lab as a postdoctoral research associate from 2010 to 2015 and continued to work as a staff scientist in the lab. During the training in Dr. […]

Dr. Shannon Devlin joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Shannon Devlin joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Medicine as an instructor in October 2021. She was born and raised in Saint Louis but moved to Kansas City for college. She attended Rockhurst University, as part of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Pre-Medical Scholars program, and graduated summa […]

Dr. Leslie Gewin joins the Department of Medicine

I am truly delighted to announce that Leslie Gewin, MD, will be joining our division as Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Gewin comes to us from the Division of Nephrology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was an Associate Professor at the Nashville Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she serves as a Staff Physician. […]

Dr. Jing Li joins the Department of Medicine

Jing Li, MD, PhD

Jing Li, MD, DrPH, MS, was an Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Co-Director of the Center for Health Services Research at the University of Kentucky where she had worked since January 2014. A graduate of Tianjin Medical University in 1997, she completed residency training in anesthesiology at the Tianjin Medical University General Hospital […]

Dr. Orsola di Martino joins the Department of Medicine

Orsola di Martino, PhD

Orsola di Martino is a postdoctoral research associate at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Her research is aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in acute myeloid leukemia development and progression to develop less aggressive and more efficient therapy. She received her doctorate in molecular and industrial biotechnology from the University of […]

Dr. Jonas Marschall joins the Department of Medicine

Jonas Marschall, MD is the Physician-in-Chief and Director of the Infection Prevention Program at Bern University Hospital in Switzerland, part of the management team of the Department of Infectious Diseases, and an Associate Professor with the University of Bern. The focus of his research is the epidemiology of infectious diseases acquired in the hospital setting […]

Dr. Farhan Katchi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Farhan Katchi attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and stayed to complete his internal medicine residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital. He then completed his Cardiovascular Diseases fellowship at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, working alongside Marfan’s experts, Drs. Richard Devereux and Mary Roman. He became proficient […]