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Faculty

Medicine Department Core Faculty
Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center

Administration

Anthony L. Esposito, M.D., FACP

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

Jane A. Lochrie, M.D., FACP

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., FACP

Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Associate Chief, Department of 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

Susan V. George, M.D., FACP

Associate Professor of  Clinical 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

Nitin Trivedi, M.D., FACP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
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

Brandi Hoag, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director, Saint Vincent ambulatory care
Education: University of New England Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

Rebecca L. Spanagel, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Student Coordinator, SVH
Education: B.A. University of Rochester
M.D., University of Rochester
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital

Blood Disorders And Cancer Medicine

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, UMMS
Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Education: B.S., Mills College
M.D., University of Oregon Medical School
Residency: Norwalk Hospital
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Joseph G. Kirkpatrick Jr, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Cardiology, CCU and Non Invasive Cardiology
Education: B.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania State University
Residency: Roger Williams General Hospital
Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital

Joseph C. Hannan, M.D., FACC

Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Interventional Cardiology
Education: B.S., Pace University of New York
M.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital

Critical Care Medicine

Yuka-Marie Vinagre, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UMMS
Director, Critical Care Medicine
Education: B.S., Duke University
Residency: Baystate Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Massachusetts/St. Vincent Hospital

Endocrine And Metabolic Medicine

Nitin Trivedi, M.D., FACP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UMMS
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

Curuchi Anand, M.D.

Associate Professor Clinical Medicine, UMMS
Director, Department of Gastroenterology
Education: MBBS, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship: University Hospital of Arkansas

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

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

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

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

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

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