Saint Vincent Hospital | A history of excellence. A century of care. - Internal Medicine Residency Program

Faculty

Faculty

faculty-pic

Medicine Department Core Faculty
St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center

Administration

Anthony L. Esposito, M.D. – Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Chief, Department of Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Education: B.A., Bowdoin College

M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine

Residency: Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Elise A. Jacques, M.D. – Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Assistant Chief, Department of Medicine
Education: B.A., Anna Maria College

M.D., The Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency: Worcester City Hospital
Fellowship: Royal Free Hospital, England

University of Illinois School of Medicine

Jane A. Lochrie, M.D. – Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Program Director Internal Medicine Residency
Coordinator, Medical Student Training
Education: B.S.N., Boston College School of Nursing

M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital

George Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. – Associate Chief of Medicine
Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency
Director, Ambulatory Care and Preventive Medicine
Education: M.B.B.S., M.D., Christian Medical College

MPH – Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

V. Susan George, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency
Education: M.B.B.S., National University of Singapore

M.R.C.P.: Royal College of Physicians, UK

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident, Saint Vincent Hospital

L. Rebecca Spanagel, M.D. – Student Coordinator, SVH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A. University of Rochester

M.D., University of Rochester

Residency: Rhode Island Hospital

Blood Disorders And Cancer Medicine

Kala Seetharaman, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Teaching Attending, Division of Blood Disorders and Cancer Medicine
Education: M.D., Government Medical College
Residency: Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Laszlo V. Leb, M.D. – Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Acting Director, Division of Blood Disorders and Cancer Medicine
Director, Coagulation and Transfusion Services
Education: M.D., Medical School of Targu Mures
Residency: Government Hospital
Fellowship: Worcester City Hospital, Hematology

Cardiovascular Medicine

Bonnie H. Weiner, M.D. – Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Education: B.S., Mills College

M.D., University of Oregon Medical School

Residency: Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

David H. Spodick, M.D. – Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Coordinator of Research in Medicine
Education: A.B., Bard College

M.D., New York Medical College

Residency: Beth Israel Hospital and New England Medical Center
Fellowship: West Roxbury VA Hospital

Eddison Ramsaram, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Invasive and Interventional Service
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Interventional Fellowship Training Program
Education: M.D. Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
Residency: St. Mary’s Hospital, Waterbury, CT
Fellowship: Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Interventional

Jayashri R. Aragam, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Teaching Consultant, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Medicine
Education: M.D., Bangalore Medical College
Residency: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Chief Medical Resident, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Fellowship: West Roxbury VA Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital

Joseph R. Benotti, M.D. – Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: A.B., College of the Holy Cross

M.D., Harvard Medical School

Residency: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Fellowship: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

Richard L. Bishop, M.D. – Professor Emeritus, UMMS
Teaching Consultant, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Medicine
Education: B.S., Tufts University

M.D., Tufts University Medical School

Residency: Baltimore City Hospitals
Fellowship: John Hopkins Hospital

Brian C. Downey, M.D. – appointment at UMMS pending
Director, Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Services
Teaching Attending, Coronary Care Unit
Education: B.S., Boston University School of Engineering

M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency: Tufts-New England Medical Center
Chief Resident, Tufts-New England Medical Center
Fellowship: Tufts-New England Medical Center

Allen W. Filiberti, M.D. – Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook

M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York

Residency: Nassau County Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Critical Care Medicine

David A. Kaufman, M.D. – Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Chief, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Education: M.S., University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

M.D., Queen.s University, Kingston, Canada

Residency: Montreal General Hospital, Montreal
Fellowship: University of Southern California

Yuka-Marie Vinagre, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Education: B.S., Duke University

Residency: Baystate Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts/St. Vincent Hospital

Endocrine And Metabolic Medicine

Joseph H. Cohen III, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Teaching Attending, endocrinology
Education: A.B., Dartmouth College

M.D., The Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency: Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Nitin Trivedi, M.D. – Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director, Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Medicine
Education: M.B.B.S., MGM, Medical College
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital

Fellowship: Joslin Diabetes Center and Brown Medical School

Gastrointestinal And Hepatobiliary Medicine

Rashmi V. Patwardhan, M.D. – Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Acting Director, Division of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Medicine
Director of Endoscopic Services
Education: M.B.B.S., M.D., Seth G.S. Medical College

Residency: King Edward Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Saint Vincent Hospital and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Elise A. Jacques, M.D. – Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Assistant Chief, Department of Medicine
Education: B.A., Anna Maria College

M.D., The Medical College of Pennsylvania

Residency: Worcester City Hospital
Fellowship: Royal Free Hospital, England
University of Illinois School of Medicine

John J. Darrah, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.S., St. Joseph College

M.D., University of Pennsylvania

Residency: St. Luke’s Hospital, New York
Fellowship: St. Luke’s Hospital and Saint Vincent Hospital

General Internal Medicine

George Abraham, M.D., M.P.H. – Associate Chief of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Ambulatory Care and Preventive Medicine
Education: M.B.B.S., M.D., Christian Medical College
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident, Saint Vincent Hospital
MPH – Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

V. Susan George, M.D. – Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director SVH Hospitalist Service
Education: M.B.B.S., National University of Singapore

M.R.C.P.: Royal College of Physicians, UK

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident, Saint Vincent Hospital

Daniel B. Guilbert, M.D. – Assistant Professor in Medicine, UMMS
Coordinator, Internal Medicine Consultation Service
Education: B.A., Boston University

M.D., University of Vermont School of Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital

Neil P. Scannell, D.O. – Appointment at UMMS pending
Teaching Attending, hospital medicine
Education: B.A., Worcester Polytechnic Institute

D.O., University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital

David E. Weinstock, D.O. – Instructor in Medicine, UMMS
Director, Osteopathic Medical Education
Education: B.S., Hobart College

D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital

David A. Wilner, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Coordinator, Geriatric Medicine Training
Education: B.S., Tufts University
M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Infectious Diseases And Geographic Medicine

Robert E. Bessette, M.D. – Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Associate Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Education: B.S., College of the Holy Cross

M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Strong Memorial Hospital

Gregory T. Williams, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A., Hamilton College

M.D., New York Medical College

Residency: Ohio State University Hospital

Pulmonary Medicine

Richard A. Rosiello, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
Education: B.A., College of the Holy Cross

M.D., Dartmouth Medical School

Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical School
Fellowship: Yale University

Morris Spierer, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A., Yeshiva College
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Bellevue Hospital, New York
Fellowship: Bronx Municipal Hospital Center

Daniel M. Steigman, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Pulmonary Care Unit
Education: B.A., Columbia University

M.D., Boston University School of Medicine

Residency: Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Renal Medicine

Robert M. Black, M.D. – Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Renal Medicine
Education: B.S., University of Pittsburgh

M.D., Washington University School of Medicine

Residency: Yale-New Haven Medical Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Gary O. Noroian, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.S., Tufts University

M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School

Residency: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Fellowship: UMass/Memorial Medical Center

Rheumatic Diseases And Musculoskeletal Medicine

Robert A. Yood, M.D. – Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Rheumatic Diseases and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Education: B.A., Yale University

M.D., Oregon Health Sciences University

Residency: University of Wisconsin Hospital
Fellowship: Boston University School of Medicine

John T. Hosey, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A., Hofstra University

M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine

Residency: Winthrop-University Hospital
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia Hospital

John I. Reed, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A., Williams College

M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine

Residency: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Alice Williams, M.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: B.A., Western State College
M.D., University of Colorado
Residency: Ohio State University
Fellowship: Emory UniversityFellowship: Emory University

Skin Disorders And Dermatologic Medicine

David L. Snook, M.D. – Instructor in Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Skin Disorders and Dermatologic Medicine
Education: B.S., Albright College

M.D., Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine

Residency: New England Deaconess Hospital
Fellowship: Brown University Affiliated Hospitals