Internal Medicine Graduates


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2017 Graduates

 

Madhavi Cherukula, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Omaha, Nebraska

Medical School: Kakatrya Medical College (India)

 

Lisa Dias, MD

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Howard University (DC)

 

Scott Galloway, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Murfreesboro, TN

University of Tennessee Health and Science Center

 

Denise Haivas, MD

Fellowship: Nephrology Critical Care, University of Maryland

Medical School: Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Victor Babes (Romania)

 

Jensen Hart Hyde, MD

Hospitalist Practice:Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

Mark Jones, MD

Hospitalist Practice:Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

 

Ericia Karaphillis, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Grand Junction, Colorado

Medical School: University of Mississippi

 

Brooklyne Makaya, MD

Chief Resident: UT Department of Medicine

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: Mercer University (GA)

 

Amr Marawan, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Richmond, VA

Medical School: Ain Shams University (Egypt)

 

Nusrat Mujib, MD

Hospitalst Practice: Cary, NC

Medical School: Bangladesh Medical College (Dhaka)

 

Sharif Murphy, MD

Fellowship: Gastroenterology at University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Medical School: Chicago Medical School

 

Pralhad Sharma, MD

Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care at University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Medical School: B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (Nepal)

 

2016 Graduates

 

Sana Akbar, MD

Fellowship: Endocrinology at George Washington University

Medical School: King Edward Medical University (Pakistan)

 

Khalid Baosman, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Bossier City, Louisana

Medical School: Ross University (Domica)

 

Luke Basedo, MD

Fellowship:Nephrology at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville

Medical School: University of West Indies

 

Jacob Cantrell, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: Mercer University (GA)

 

Nathan Claydon, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Grass Valley, California

Medical School: Ross University (Dominica)

 

Mohamed Hussein, MD

Hospitalist:Practice: Plano, Texas

Medical School: University of Medical Sciences and Technology (Sudan)

 

Elaine Shehata, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Internal Medicine, New Bern, North Carolina

 Medical School: University of Mansoura (Egypt)

 

Orlando Turner, MD

Fellowship: Infectious Disease at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Medical School: St. George University (Grenada)

 

 

2015 Graduates

Whitney Black, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: Mercer University (Macon, GA)

 

David Castrilli, MD

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: St George's University (Grenada)

 

Andrew Goins, DO

Private Practice: Knoxville, TN

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Nathan Hartgrove, DO

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Rehan Kahloon, MD
Fellowship: Cardiology at University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga

Medical School: Lahore Medical College (Pakistan)

 

William Matthew Pugh, DO

Emergency Medicine Practice: Crossville, TN

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Mindy Smith, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Dickson, TN

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University

 

Rondell Smith, MD
Private Practice: Thomasville, NC

Medical School: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina State University

 

Raksha Swamy, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Shelby, NC

Medical School: Ross University (West Indies)

 

Shavonda Thomas, MD

Fellowship: Preventative Medicine and Masters of Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

  

2014 Graduates

Nanette Bentley, MD

Hospitalist Practice:

Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care at East Tennessee State University (7/2015)

Medical School: University of Missouri

 

Michael Kagen, MD

Private Practice: Wisconsin

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

 

John Lewis, DO

Hospitalist Practice: Crossville, TN

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Gregory Nieckula, DO

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

James Ragins, MD

Private Practice: Atlanta, Ga

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine

 

Sarita Sapkota, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: University of Nepal

 

Katrin Usifo, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Cleveland, TN

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

Joshua Wintje, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Colorado
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

 

2013 Graduates

Dimple Bosu, MD, PhD

Hospitalist Practice: Atlanta, Georgia

Medical School: Chittagong Medical College (Bangladesh)

 

Tamas Dolinay, MD, PhD

Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care at University of Pennsylvania

Medical School: University of Debrecen (Hungary)

 

Alex Dwuma, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

Ramya Embar, MD

Fellowship: Endocrinology at University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

Medical School: Kempegowda Institute of Medical Science (India)

 

Jody Haddock, MD

Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care at LSU Health Science Center - New Orleans, Louisiana

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

 

Sean Huang, MD, MS

Hospitalist Practice: Cookeville, Tennessee (2013-2015)

Fellowship: Cardiology at University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga (7/2015)

Medical School: Peking University (China)

 

Sumit Pathy, MD, MPH

Hospitalist Practice: Cleveland, Tennessee

Medical School: Government Medical College Surat (India)

 

Haritha Revana, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Medical School: Sri Venkateswara (India)

 

Christy Stewart, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Delaware

Medical School: Ross University (West Indies)

 

Meena Sunil, MD

Fellowship: Infectious Disease at University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, Texas

Medical School: Grant Medical College (India)

 

Seth Wagner, DO

Hospitalist Practice: Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia

Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Daniel Zapko, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Dalton, Georgia

Medical School: University of Toledo (Ohio)

 

2012 Graduates 

Jamie Bludsworth, DO

Private Practice: Enterprise, Alabama

 

Angel Brown, MD, BSN

Fellowship: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at University of Alabama Birmingham

 

Brad Keel, DO

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

 

Tiundra Love, DO, FNP, MSN

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

 

Bassel Obaid, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Vancouver, WA

 

Howiada Salim, MD

Academic Hospitalist: UTCOM Chattanooga Department of Internal Medicine

 

Brandon Smith, MD

Private Practice: Dalton, GA

 

Gregg Sutton, MD

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology - UT Memphis

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

Laura Youngblood, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

2011 Graduates

Christine Chhakchhuak, MD

Fellowship: Rheumatology at University of Kentucky

 

Joe Furr, MD

Group Practice: Mississippi

 

Poonam Kafle, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Colorado


Avni Kapadia, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

 

Brett Krummert, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Rome, GA


Kayce Stansell, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Cleveland, TN

 

William Todd, DO

Fellowship: Infectious Disease at University of Tennessee College of Medicine (Memphis)

 

2010 Graduates

Mohammad Anower, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Arkansas

 

Nimesh Bhattarai, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Colorado

 

Adrien Bhushan, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN

 

Nishant Gupta, MD

Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care Univeristy of Cincinnati

 

Akberet Hadgu, MD

Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN

 

Ahmad Kaako, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Arkansas

 

Dawn Meadows, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Cookeville, TN

 

Rohitash Mehta, MD

Hospitalist Practice: District of Columbia

 

Molly Tveite, MD

Private Practicce: Oregon

 

2009 Graduates

Sushma Bhat, MD

Fellowship: Pulmonary at Loma Linda in CA

Medical School: University of Bombay (India)

 

Aparna Chowdhury, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Cookeville, TN

Medical School: University of Dhaka Medical College (Bangladesh)

 

Gautam Dutta, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Cookeville, TN

Medical School: University of Dhaka Medical College (Bangladesh)

 

Amanda Grubb, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Crossville, TN

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

Chad Halford, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Crossville, TN

Medical School: Flinders University (Australia)

 

Brian Humble, MD

Private Practice: Kentucky

 

Tatiana Jacobson, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Austin, TX

Medical School: Kranoyarsk State Medical Academy (Russia)

 

Fadi Makdsi, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Sedona, AZ

Medical School: University of Damascus (Syria)

 

Brindusa Mocanu, MD

Fellowship: Oncology- Ontario, Canada

Medical School: University de Medicina Si Farm (Romania)

 

Abu Rahman, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Fayetteville, NC

Medical School: University of Dhaka Medical College (Bangladesh)

 

Natalie Strelnikova, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN (2008-2012)

Fellowship: Rheumatology at Vanderbilt University (7/2012)

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

Arshdeep Tindni, MD

Fellowship: Nephrology - Cincinnati, OH

Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences (India)

 

2008 Graduates

Shazia Amil, MD

Fellowship: Geriatrics - Emory - Atlanta, Georgia

Medical School: PDM Medical College (India)

 

Liliya Balabanova, MD

Fellowship: Geriatrics - Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical School: Kiev Medical Institute (Ukraine)

 

Laura Cooley, MD

Fellowship: Infectious Diseases - Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine

 

Kumar Gaurav, MD

Fellowship: Nephrology - University of Virginia

Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences (India)

 

Richard Morrison, MD

Fellowship: Pulmonary/Critical Care - Louisiana State University

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

 

Azhar Shamas, MD

Hospitalist - Chattanooga, TN

Medical School: University of the Punjab (Pakistan)

 

Umesh Yalavarthy, MD

Fellowship: Nephrology - University of Tennessee College of Medicine (Memphis)

Medical School: Guntur Medical College (India)

 

2007 Graduates

Shadi Ayyoub, MD
Hospitalist Practice: Cottonwood, Arizona
Medical School:  Beirut Arab University (Lebannon)

 

Teabra Dixon, MD
Academic Medicine (Chief Resident) at the Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, VA)
Medical School:  University of Cincinnati (Ohio)

 

Marina Grigorian

Hospitalist Practice- Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Asma Khan, MD
Fellowship: Endocrinology at the University of Missouri (Columbia)
Medical School:  Rawalpindi Medical College (Pakistan)

 

Jason Lee, MD
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia

 

Manogna Maddineni, MD
Taking maternity leave - not practicing at present (Smyrna, GA)
Medical School:  Osmania Medical College (India)

 

Supriya Mannepalli, MD
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases at University of Florida (Jacksonville)
Medical School:  Kasturba Medical College (India)

 

Vikul Patel, MD
Fellowship: Nephrology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (Memphis)
Medical School:  Baroda Medical College (India)

 

James Stanfield, MD

Hospitalist practice - Chattanooga, Tennessee

Medical School:

 

Jennifer Whitley, MD
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Mercer University (Macon, GA)

 

2006 Graduates

Vishal Bhatia, MD
Hospitalist Practice: (Underserved area) in McMinnville, Oregon
Medical School: Tver State Medical Academy (Russia)

 

Pramil Cheriyath, MD
Academic Research and Attending at Penn State University Medical Center (Hershey, PA)
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College (India)

 

Harsha Gadadhar (now Vardhana), MD
Fellowship: Oncology at East Tennessee State University (Johnson City)
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College (India)

 

Kevin Luce, MD
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School: University of Washington (Seattle)

 

Mike Makdesi, MD

Hospitalist Practice: Arizona
Medical School: Universidad Central del Este (Dominican Republic)

 

Tripura Mantha Bala, MD
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga (2006)
Fellowship: Infectious Disease in Kansas City, MO (beginning 7/2007)
Medical School: Berhampur University (India)

 

Jasmine Shah, MD
Fellowship: Pulmonary Critical Care at the University of Virginia (Charlottesville)
Medical School: BJ Medical College (India)

 

Beth Simpson, DO
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga (2006)
Fellowship: Rheumatology at Medical College of Georgia (beginning 7/2007)
Medical School:  NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)

 

Maria Tudor, DO
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Iowa)

 

2005 Graduates

Demetrious Blackmon, M.D.
Fellowship:  Nephrology at Emory University in Atlanta, GA
Medical School:  University of South Alabama

 

James Byrd, M.D.
Private Practice:  Huntsville, AL
Medical School:  University of South Alabama

 

Lindsay Crawford, M.D.
Fellowship:  Nephrology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
Medical School:  St. George's Medical School (West Indies)

 

Deborah Duffield, M.D.
Private Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Louisiana State University

 

Amir Kaki, M.D.
Fellowship:  Cardiology at the University of Arizona
Medical School:  Universidad Iberoamericana

 

Phillip Rayers, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennessee

 

Ryan Sullivan, M.D.
Fellowship:  Allergy and Immunology at the University of Kansas
Medical School:  University of Tennessee

 

J. Trent Sutton, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennessee

 

Deyaa Wadie, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Cairo (Egypt)

 

2004 Graduates

Don Adams, M.D.
Private Practice:  Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Jalila Cunningham, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Meharry Medical College

 

Vanessa S. Dixon, M.D.
Private Practice:  Augusta, GA
Medical School:  University of South Carolina-Columbia

 

Susie M. Estes, M.D.
Fellowship:  Endocrinology at the University of Texas Medical Branch -
     Galveston  
Medical School:  University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston

 

Petya N. Gueordjeva, M.D.
Private Practice:  Klaurath Falls, OR (underserved area)
Medical School:  Higher Institute of Medicine - Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

Joel T. Johns, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice: Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of South Alabama 

 

Murad G. Salaita, M.D.
Hospitalist Practice and Chief Resident - University 
     Hospitalists in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  West Virginia University - Charleston

 

Ghassan O. Wali, M.D.
Private Practice:  Clarksville, TN
Medical School:  American University of the Caribbean

 

2003 Graduates

Michelle Jenkins, M.D.
Private Practice:  Benton, Illinois
Medical School:  Southern Illinois University

Claire Norton, M.D.
Private Practice:  Birmingham, Alabama
Medical School:  University of Alabama 

 

Catherine Payne, M.D
Hospitalist Practice in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Meharry Medical College

 

John Temple "Temp" Phillips, M.D.
Instructor/Chief Resident and Hospitalist Practice with 
     University Hospitalists in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Mercer University

 

Elaina Rodela, M.D.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Texas - San Antonio

 

John Tapp, M.D.
Private Practice:  Ooltewah, Tennessee
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Matthew Todd, M.D.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, TN 
Medial Schools:  Medical College of Georgia 

 

Roberto Villaneuva, M.D. 
Private Practice:  Buford, Georgia
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia 

 

Mark Weaver, M.D.
Private Practice:  Rome, Georgia
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Jason White, M.D.
Fellowship:  Nephrology Fellowship - Medical College of Georgia
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia 

 

2002 Graduates

Tahir Ahmad, M.D.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, Tennessee
Medical School:  Allama Iqal Medical College 

 

Paul Bennett, M.D.
Private Practice:  Bainbridge, Georgia
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia 

 

Paul "Trey" Blake, M.D.
Private Practice:  Barboursville, West Virginia
Medical School:  West Virginia University (Charleston) 

 

Stephen Chitty, M.D.
Fellowship:  Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship at Louisiana State 
     University - New Orleans
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia 

 

Tim Holden, M.D. 
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Phoenix, Arizona
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Brant Holt, M.D. 
Private Practice:  Remain as Chief Resident 7/2002-6/2003, then 
     Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, TN 

Fellowship: Nephrology
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Jennifer Pedersen, D.O.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  Osteopathic University of the Health Sciences - Kansas City

 

Reginald Smith, M.D.
Military Practice:  US Military Service in Rolla, MO
Medical School:  University of South Alabama

 

Ralph Stafford, M.D.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Chattanooga, TN

Fellowship: Nephrology
Medical School:  Indiana University

 

Tye Young, D.O.
Private Practice:  Hospitalist Medicine in Phoenix, AZ
Medical School:  West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine 

2001 Graduates

J, Dudley Foss, MD
Private Practice:  Jackson, MS
Medical School:  University of Alabama 

 

Joanna (Gibbs) Whitmil, MD

Private Practice:  Crossville, TN
Medical School:  University of Louisville (Kentucky)

 

Terry Ham, MD
Private Practice:  Perry, GA
Medical School:  Mercer University

 

Mary Kim, MD
Private Practice:  Newnan, GA
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia

 

Brad Large, MD
Private Practice:  Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Robert Magill, MD
Private Practice: Chief Resident 7/2001 - 6/2002, then Hospitalist 
     Medicine in Chattanooga, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Shannon (Mankin) McCallie, MD
Private Practice:  Chickamauga, GA
Medical School:  University of Tennessee, Memphis

 

Mallory McRae, MD
Private Practice:  Bainbridge, GA
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia

 

Ken Park, MD
Private Practice:  Newnan, GA
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia

 

Scott Sheldon, MD
Fellowship:  Geriatric Fellowship - Wake Forest University and J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging

Medical School:  Mercer University

 

 

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