GME Faculty

Allergy & Immunology

David Golden, M.D.
Director, Division of Allergy & Immunology


Mohammed Abuzhara, M.D.
Director, LifeBridge Health Critical Care

Hazim El-Haddad, M.D.


  • Rated one of the top 50 U.S. hospital heart programs in U.S. News & World Report

Special Programs

  • Cardiac noninvasive laboratory (stress tests, transthoracic and transesophageal echos, holters)
  • Cardiac Diagnostic Center (Cardiac catheterization, electrophysiologic testing, ablation, angioplasty, pacemaker therapy, defibrillator implantation, tilt table testing)
  • Coronary Care Unit
  • Cardiac Progressive Care Floor
  • Open Heart Surgery Center
  • Cardiovascular Research Laboratory
  • Heart Station (electrocardiography)

Research Activities

  • Arrhythmia, sudden death, automatic implantable cardioverter defibrillator
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Angioplasty device trials
  • Multicenter drug trial in heart disease prevention

Critical Care

Jaime Barnes, D.O.
Department Chair Sinai and Northwest, LifeBridge Health Critical Care

Adrian Sarzynski, M.D.
Education Coordinator for the Resident Critical Care Rotation


Asha Thomas, M.D.
Director, Division of Endocrinology
Associate Program Director, Medicine Residency

Henry Fein, M.D.
Staff Physician

Esther Krug, M.D.
Staff Physician

Artit Silpasuvan, M.D.
Staff Physician


  • Rated one of the top 50 U.S endocrinology programs in U.S. News & World Report (2007)

Special Programs

  • Diabetes Resource Center (ADA Certified)
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Thyroid nodule clinic
  • Inpatient Diabetic Services


John Rabine, M.D.
Director, Division of Gastroenterology

Sudhir Dutta, M.D.
Staff Physician

Rakesh Vinayek, M.D.
Staff Physician

Hugh Mai,M.D.

Staff Physician

Special Programs

  • G.I. Diagnostic Center (endoscopy, G.I. motility studies, ERCP, esophageal pH monitoring), video capsule endoscopy, ultrasonic ERCP (EUS), fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)

Research Activities

  • Role of salivary growth factors in esophageal epithelial integrity
  • Role of vitamin A in esophageal cancer
  • New drug therapy in esophageal cancer
  • Markers of neoplastic transformation in human colonocytes for detection of colon cancer
  • HIV disease and pancreatitis
  • Markers of pancreatic carcinoma
  • Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT)

General Medicine

Robert Roby, M.D.
Director Ambulatory Medicine

Stephanie Sharps, M.D.

Staff Physician, Program Director, Medicine Residency

Todd Burstyn, M.D.
Staff Physician (Quarry Lake)

Arthur Harrow, M.D.
Staff Physician

Jason Javillo, M.D.
Staff Physician

Shyam Kolangara, M.B.B.S.
Staff Physician

Susan Meltzer, M.D.
Staff Physician (Mays Chapel)

Special Programs

  • Ambulatory Care Center
  • Several satellite sites for general internal medicine practice in Greater Baltimore area available for elective rotations


Myron Miller, M.D.
Academic Director, Division of Geriatrics


Ajay Hooda, M.D.
Director of Hospitalist Medicine

Ravitej Khunkhun, M.D.
Associate Program Director, Sinai Hospitalist Group

Nilesh Patel, M.D.

Eniola Adejumo, M.D.

Joshua Birnbaum, M.D.

Barakelle Haile, M.D.

Lekshminarayan Raghavakurup, M.D.

Kanwal Razzaq, M.D.

Yuan Qiao, M.D.

Special Programs

  • Dedicated inpatient medical consultation service
  • Inpatient teaching hospitalist program

Infectious Diseases

Kjell Wiberg, M.D.
Division Director

Jeremy Gradon, M.D.
Staff Physician

Special Programs

  • Infectious Disease Ambulatory Center
  • Office of Infection Control
  • HIV program

Research Activities

  • HIV sentinel surveillance study (with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • New drug therapies for opportunistic infection in AIDS
  • Pathogenesis, complications and treatment regimens of decubitus ulcers


Tedine Ranich, M.D.
Staff Physician

Eric Brown, M.D.
Staff Physician

Leonid Klopouh, M.D.
Staff Physician

Special Programs

  • Inpatient Dialysis Unit
  • Outpatient dialysis facilities and offices
  • Consultation services


William Han, M.D.
Division Head Pulmonology

Ian Hoffman, M.D.
Staff Physician

Matthew Park, M.D.
Staff Physician

Special Programs

  • Pulmonary function laboratory
  • Pulmonary Inpatient Unit
  • Sarcoidosis clinic (The Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • Sleep Disorders Center
  • Twenty-bed medical/surgical ICU
  • Four-bed cardiac ICU
  • State-of-the-art monitoring equipment

Pulmonary Research Activities

  • Immunologic mechanisms in sarcoidosis


Emily Myers, M.D.
Staff Physician

Asha Alex, M.D.
Staff Physician