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Department of Internal Medicine Leadership Team

The Department of Internal Medicine is led by many nationally and internationally respected experts.

Department leaders

Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH 
Interim Chairperson

Scott Hasler, MD
Vice Chairperson, Education

James Moy, MD
Vice Chairperson, Research

Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH 
Vice Chairperson, Operations

Alan Harris, MD
Director of Academic Affairs

Division Chiefs 

Allergy and Immunology

Sindhura Bandi, MD
Interim Division Chief


Faisal Hasan, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Division Chief

Rupa Sanghani, MD
Section Chief - General Cardiology

Anupama Rao, MD
Section Chief - Advanced Imaging

Amit Amin, MD
Section Chief - Interventional Cardiology

Gaurav Dhar, MD
Section Chief - Structural Heart Disease

Parikshit Sharma, MD
Section Chief - Electrophysiology

Community and Global Health Equity 

Stephanie Crane, MD
Division Chief

Community Epidemiology

Kumar Rajan, PhD
Division Chief

Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Irving Waxman, MD
Division Chief

Mark DeMeo, MD
Section Chief - Gastroenterology

Nancy Reau, MD 
Section Chief - Hepatology

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Tiffany Hor, MD
Interim Division Chief

General Internal Medicine

Laura Zimmermann, MD
Division Chief

Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Magdalena Bednarczyk, MD
Division Chief

Hematology, Oncology, and Cell Therapy

Helen Ross, MD
Interim Division Chief

Celalettin Ustun, MD
Section Chief - Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant

Melissa Larson, MD
Section Chief - Hematology

Mary Fidler, MD
Section Chief - Oncology

Hospital Medicine

Christopher Bruti, MD
Division Chief

Infectious Diseases

Mary Hayden, MD
Division Chief


Monnie Wasse, MD, MPH
Division Chief

Samuel Saltzberg, MD
Section Chief - Transplant Nephrology

Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Babak Mokhlesi, MD
Division Chief

David Gurka, MD, PhD
Section Chief - Critical Care

Mark Yoder, MD
Section Chief - Pulmonary Medicine

James Herdegen, MD
Section Chief - Sleep Medicine


Joel Block, MD
Division Chief