Internal Medicine Residency Faculty and Staff

Our Faculty and Staff Put Our Residents First

Meet Our Program Director


Paul Stendahl Dy, MD, MBA

Chief Resident

Sushrutha Sridhar, MD

Sushrutha Sridhar, MD

Chief Resident


Jean Sturdivant

Program Administrator


Ikia Means

Program Operations Coordinator

GME Faculty

Allergy and Immunology



Sunal Suresh Makadia, M.D.

Staff Physician


  • 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



  • 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


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

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


Special Programs

  • Dedicated inpatient medical consultation service
  • Inpatient teaching hospitalist program

Infectious Disease


Vishal I. Sethi, 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


Special Programs

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


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


Medical Oncology

Hospice/Palliative Care

Addiction Medicine


Devang Ghandi, M.D.

Staff Physician