Sidney Kimmel Medical College
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Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6992
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Title Last Name First Name MI Degree JMC Faculty Title Department Division Topics Administrative Assistant
Dr. Abrams Jeffrey MD Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Carcinoid Syndrome
Dr. Ahmed Intekhab MD Medicine Endocrinology Thyroid Disease
Dr. Arafat Hwyda A MD, PhD Assistant Professor Surgery Diabetes, Islet Transplantation, Islet Research
Dr. Arenson Christine MD Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine Psychotropic Drug Use in the Elderly
Dr. Artz Gregory J MD Assistant Professor Otolarynology otitis media, hearing loss, balance disorders (menieres disease), acoustic neuromas, otitis media, hearing restoration, cochlear implants
Dr. Awsare Bharat MD FCCP Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Med Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Nosocomial pneumonia, sepsis, update in critical care, PE, pulmonary hypertension
Dr. Axelrod David J. MD,JD Medicine Internal Medicine Primary Care of Sickle Cell Disease, Palliative Care, Pain Management, Pain Management of Sickle Cell Disease
Dr Axelrod Rita S MD Professor Medicine Medical Oncology Lung cancer, head and neck cancer Gary Simpson
Dr. Ballas Samir K. MD Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Medicine Hematology Transfusion Reactions; Blood Component Therapy; Plasmapheresis: Principles and Applications; Alternatives to Blood Transfusion; Management of Iron Overload; Pathogenesis and Management of Pain; Complications of Sickle Cell Disease; New Approaches to manage Sickle Cell disease
Mr. Barth Sanford M MA Adjunct Instructor NA General Health Insurance, Pay for Performance, Medicare Modernization Act
Dr. Berger Adam C. MD Assistant Professor Surgery General Multidisciplinary Management of Esophageal and GE Junction Cancer; Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer; Surgical Treatments for Metastatic Colorectal Cance, Management of Malignant Melanoma, Treatment of Soft-Tissue Sarcoma
Dr. Berghella Vincenzo MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Gynocologic Oncology PTL-Markers and Treatments
Dr. Besa Emmanuel C M.D. Professor of Medical Oncology Medicine Medical Oncology Myelodysplastic syndrome, AML in elderly, promyelocytic leukemia, myeloproliferative neoplasms, primary myelofibrosis, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria, bone marrow failure, supportive care Emmanuel Besa
Dr Brahmbhatt Yasmin G MD Assistant Professor Medicine Nephrology Renal transplantation, home hemodialysis therapies Gloria Rosado
Dr. Brill Kristin L MD Surgery Surgery breast diseases/surgical treatment
Dr. Casten Robin J PhD Assistant Professor Psychiatry Depression and vision loss
Dr. Certa Kenneth MD Psychiatry General Adult Schizophrenia
Dr. Chambers Christopher V. MD Family Medicine Adolescent Medicine
Dr. Chapman Andrew E. D.O. Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Oncol Medicine Medical Oncology Geriatric Oncology Ernestine Hunter
Dr. Cheng Cynthia MD, PhD Assistant Professor Family Medicine Reviews of new and old drug treatments: previous topics include newly-approved medications, antibiotics, diabetes/hypertension/dyslipidemia medications
Dr. Choudhary Cuckoo MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology New Medications for Evaluation and Treatment of GERD; Abdominal Emergencies; Ischemic Colitis Medical-Surgical Management; Inflammatory bowel disease; Irritable bowel syndrome; Chronic constipation
Dr. Cohen Mitchell J MD Psychiatry General Adult Chronic Pain Syndrome,; Chronic Pain Management; Abnormal Illness Behavior Syndromes-Hypochondriasis; Somatization Disorder; Fractitious Illness; Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression; Adult ADHD
Dr. Cohen Murray MD Clinical Associate Professor Surgery General Laparoscopic Surgery
Dr. Cohn Herbert E. MD Anthony E. Narducci Professor of Surgery Surgery Surgery Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery, Thyroid cancer, Update on the treatment of early stage lung cancer
Dr. Conn Mitchell MD, MBA Clinical Associate Professor Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Management of patients with obscure GI bleeding, Endoscopic management of patients with obstructive jaundice, Biliary Dyskinesia and Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction as a cause for abdominal pain, Capsule endoscopy and Double Balloon Enteroscopy
Dr Das Akhil MD Assistant Professor of Urology Urology Minimally Invasive Treatments for BPH, Female Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Prolapse, Urinary Incontinence Barbara Devine
Dr. Derk Chris T MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine Rheumatology Scleroderma; Raynaud's; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; Vasculitis.
Dr. DeSimone Joseph MD Medicine Internal Medicine Staphylococcus aureus
Dr. Dicker Adam P MD PhD Associate Professor and Director-Div of Exp R Radiation Oncology Antiangiogenesis, New Cancer Therapies, Radiation Oncology
Dr. Diehl James MD Professor of Surgery Surgery Cardiothoracic Thoracic Aortic Aneuryms, Aortic Dissections
Dr Doghramji Karl MD Professor and Medical Director Psychiatry Psychiatry Sleep disorders, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, shift work, circadian rhythms, etc Shivani Desai
(215) 955-4703
Dr Doria Cataldo MD, PhD, FACS Nicoletti Family Professor of Transplant Surg Surgery Transplant Surgery Kidney and liver transplantation; surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma & Liver Cancer from Resection to Transplantation James Lott
Dr. Downie Robert W MD Instructor Rehabilitation Medicine Balance problems and falls prevention; LBP diagnosis and non-surgical management
Dr Evans III Nathaniel R MD Assistant Professor Surgery Thoracic Lung Cancer Surgery, Esophageal Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Thymoma, Locally Advanced Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer Screening, Robotic Thocacic Surgery Gina Ulrich
MD Falkner Bonita MD Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics Medicine Nephrology childhood hypertension, obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, evolution of cardiovascular and renal disease Maria Mokan
Dr Fenkel Jonathan M MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Hepatitis C, Cirrhosis, Liver Transplantation, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatitis B Maryann Marino
Dr Filicko-O'Hara Joanne E MD Associate Professor Medicine Medical Oncology stem cell transplant; lymhomas, leukemias, SCT in non malignant diseases, myeloproliferative diseases Kathy Sparano
Dr. Fortina Paolo MD, PhD Professor Medicine Internal Medicine Nanotechnologies, Genetic Analysis, Molecular Diagnostics, DNA/RNA testing, Diagnostics in Cancer and Human Genetic Diseases; Gene Expression in Cancer.
Dr. Fossum Gregory MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Reproductive Endocrinology PCOS-Management and Treatment; Hormone Replacement Therapy
Dr. Frank Adam M MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgery Transplant Surgery Transplantation of abdominal organs
Dr. Frank Adam M M.D. Associate Professor of Surgery Surgery Transplant Surgery Transplant Surgery; end stage organ disease; kidney transplantation; pancreas transplantation
Dr. Gariepy Aileen M. MD Instructor Obstetrics and Gynecology Manual Vacuum Aspiration: Office Treatment for Early Pregnancy Failure
Dr. Glassman Deborah T MD Clinical Asst Professor Urology Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Dr. Goldberg Jay MD, MSCP Clinical Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology General Uterine fibroids, Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Episiotomy, Strategies to decrease perineal lacerations during labor
Mr. Goldfarb Neil I Director of Research Health Policy Quality measurement and improvement, value-based benefits purchasing, disease management, economic evaluation, grant proposal writing
Dr. Gomella Leonard G. MD Professor of Urology Urology Prostate cancer & bladder cancer lectures
Dr Goodman Andrew MD Instructor Family Medicine LGBT Medicine, Primary Care HIV Medicine, Transgender Health
Dr. Gozum Marvin MD Medicine Internal Medicine Computers in Medicine; Diving Medicine; Medical Informatics
Dr. Graham Mark G MD Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Medicine Internal Medicine vasculitis, preventive medicine, CHF, COPD, erythema nodosum, DVT/PE
Dr. Greenspon Arnold J MD Professor of Medicine Medicine Cardiovascular Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death;Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy to treat Heart Failure;Management of Atrial fibrillation
Dr. Grewal Ritu G MD Assistant Prof of Medicine Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Sleep disordered breathing, Narcolepsy, Insomnia, sleep in women
Dr. Gulati Rakesh MD;MRCP;FACP Associate Professor Medicine Nephrology Diabetic Nephropathy, Hepato-Renal Syndrome, HIV and Kidney disease, Acute Renal Failure, ANCA vasculitis Maria Mokan
Dr. Haines Christopher A. MD Instructor Family Medicine Update of Hypercholesterolemia; Elder Abuse; Topics in Urgent Care
Dr Han Won K MD Associate Professor Medicine Nephrology Acute renal failure, ANCA-associated vasculitis
Dr. Harrop Jim S MD Associate Professor Neurosurgery Spine Spine, Spinal cord injury, cervical spine, spinal cord tumors
Dr. Harwood Mark MD Family Medicine Common Orthopaedic Problems
Dr. Herman Jay MD Medicine Hematology Acute Hypotensive Transfusion Reactions; HIT: perspectives on diagnosis and management; Platelet Trasfusion Therapy
Dr. Hilibrand Alan MD Orthopaedic Surgery Spine Spinal Stenosis, Medical & Surgical Management
Dr. Hirose Hitoshi MD, Ph D. Assistant Professor Surgery Cardiovascular Off-pump coronary artery bypass Phyllis Oon
Dr. Hirsch Irvin MD Urology General Erectile Dysfunction; Sexual Dysfunction; Testosterrone Replacement Therapy in the Aging Male; Cardivascular Considerations in Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction; Minimally Invasive Treatment of BPH
Dr. Humphreys Tatyana R. MD Associate Professor Dermatology Skin cancer; Mohs micrographic surgery; Cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery
Dr. Isenberg Gerald MD Clinical Assistant Professor Surgery Colorectal Current Surgical Management of IBD; Complicated Perirectal Abscess at Home
Dr. Jabbour Serge MD Medicine Endocrinology Diabetes (New Treatment)
Dr. Jacoby Richard A. MD Clinical Associate Professor Health Policy Pay for Performance
Dr. Jasper Edward MD Emergency Medicine Terrorism and Disaster Preparedness
Jenoff Jay S. M.D. Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgery Trauma Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Acute Care Surgery, General Surgery Joanne Cram
(215) 955-8813
Dr. Joseph Jeffrey I DO Assistant Professor Anesthesia Cardiothoracic In-hospital management of the diabetic patient; Technologies to provide intesive insulin delivery and tight blood glucose control in the hospital setting
Dr. Kairys John C MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgery General Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer; Surgical Management of Melanoma
Dr. Kane Gregory MD Professor of Medicine Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Asthma, COPD, Pneumonia, Preoperative pulmonary clearance, pulmonary infections, bronchiectasis
Dr. Kang Yoogoo MD Anesthesia Clinical coagulation; Liver transplantation anesthesiology; Thromboelastography
Dr Kavuru Mani S MD Professor & Division Director Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care asthma, copd, allergies, sarcoidosis, pulmonary function tests, cough, dyspnea, lung nodule Connie Pedicone
Dr. Kennedy Eugene P MD Assistant Professor Surgery General pancreatic cancer, liver surgery
Dr. Klein Thomas A MD Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology General Thyroid Insufficiency in Pregnancy; Menopause Update Mary Taggert
Dr. Kowalski Thomas MD Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Diagnosis and management of acute pancreatitis. Evaluation and management of the incidental pancreatic lesion. Management of pancreatic pseudocysts. Evaluation and management of the patient with a pancreatic mass. Recurrent pancreatitis.
Dr. Kyrillos Janine MD Hospitalist & Clinical Instructor in Internal Medicine Internal Medicine Cancer Screening including Colon Cancer, Obesity: Overview and Treatment
Dr. Lallas Costas D MD Assistant Professor of Urology Urology Robotic Prostatectomy; Robotic Pyeloplasty; Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy
Dr. Leist Thomas P MD, PhD Assistant Professor Neurology Neurolimmunology Multiple Sclerosis; Neuroimmunology; Neurovirology; Myasthenia Gravis
Dr. Loren David E MD Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Gastrointestinal cancers, GI Endoscopy, Pancreas disease, Bile duct diseases, ERCP Debbie Boris
Dr. Mago Rajnish MD Director, Mood Disorders Program Psychiatry Antidepressant side effects: prevention and management – Sexual dysfunction and Weight gain; Medically significant side effects of antidepressants; Treatment of depression in medically ill patients; Use of patient-rated scales to improve clinical practice; Drug-drug interactions with antidepressants; Using systematic reviews to answer clinical questions; How to read randomized controlled trials: A guide for clinicians; Non-adherence to antidepressant treatment: Prevention and Management; Antidepressant discontinuation syndrome; Use of the internet by patients and mental health professionals
Dr. Majdan Joseph F. MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Medicine Internal Medicine Auscultation and physical diagnosis
Dr. Maley Warren MD Professor Surgery Transplant Surgery Surgical Treatment of HepatoBiliary Disease / Liver Resection for HCC & CRLM / Live Donor Liver Transplantation
Dr. Marino Ralph J MD, MSCE Associate Professor Rehabilitation Medicine Spinal Cord Injury: Neurological assessment; Outcomes
Dr. Markham Fred W. MD Family Medicine Student attitudes towards nurse practitioners; Caffeine current views and clinical implication and Critical factors for designing programs to increase the supply and retention of rural primary care physicians
Dr. Marmura Michael J MD Asst. Professor Neurology Headache/migraine, Facial Pain, Cluster headache Paulette/Jen
Dr. Mather Paul J. MD Associate Professor Cardiology Congestive Heart Failure. Heart Transplant
Dr. Meltzer Michele M.D.,M.B.E. Associate Clinical Professor Medicine Rheumatology Bioethics, Conflicts between Patients and Physicians, Bioethics and management back pain, Gout management, Osteoporosis,Rheumatology and global health
Dr. Merli Geno MD Medicine Internal Medicine Coagulopathy
Dr. Mintzer Scott MD Assistant Professor Neurology Treatment of Epilepsy
Dr. Moshel Yaron A MD PhD Assistant Professor Neurosurgery Brain tumor, Neuro-Oncology, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Acoustic Neuroma, Meningioma, Radiosurgery Teresa Sherman
Dr. Nahas Stephanie J MD, MSEd Assistant Professor Neurology headache Linda Kelly
Dr. Navarro Victor MD Medicine Gastroenterology & Hepatology Medical Management of Liver Disease/Liver Transplant
Oxman David A MD Assistant Professor Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care General Critical Care; Infectious Diseases in Intensive Dare; Medical Ethics
Dr. Parks Susan MD Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine Dementia Caregiving; Parkinson's Disease from the Primary Care Perspective
Dr. Pavri Behzad B MD Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Dir Medicine Cardiology Syncope, Atrial Fibrillation, Trouble-shooting Implanted Pacemakers and Defibrillators, Unusual Ventricular Tachycardia Syndromes, Any ECG related topic, etc.
Dr. Pereira-Rico Alvaro MD Clinical Instructor Medicine Hematology/Oncology Prostate cancer, Bladder cancer, testicular cancer
Dr. Perkel Robert L. MD Family Medicine Ethics in the Medical Profession/Medical Professionalism
Dr. Plante Lauren A. MD Assistant Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal Fetal Medicine Critical Care for the Obstetrician; The Critically Ill Obstetric Patient (for a non-OBGYN audience); Crisis Resource Management
Dr Plumb James D MD, MPH Professor Family Medicine Management Overweight and Obesity; Interface Between Primary Care and Public Health; Behavior Change;Built Environement; Environmental Health
Dr. Pohl Charles A. MD Clinical Associate Professor Pediatrics Pediatric Sleep Problems, Otitis Media, Temper Tantrums
Dr Pribitkin Edmund A MD Professor Otolarynology Thyroid, Parathyroid, Thyroid Eye Disease, Rhinoplasty Kenisha Carruth
Dr. Profeta Bernadette C. MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgery Surgery advances in laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic foregut and colon sugery, general surgery topics - gallbladder, hernia
Dr. Purtill James J. MD Assistant Professor Orthopaedic Surgery Hip and Knee Joint Replacement Surgery
Dr. Ramirez Carlo B. MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Surgery Transplant Surgery Kidney and liver transplantation; surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr. Reife Carol MD Medicine Internal Medicine Immunization Update
Dr. Riviello Ralph J MD Assistant Professor Emergency Medicine Care of the Sexual Assault Victim, EENT Trauma, Urologic Emergencies, Clinical Forensic Medicine
Dr. Rosato Ernest MD Surgery General Disease of the Liver
Dr. Rosen David Assistant Professor Otolarynology Sinusitis/nasal allergy, Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid/Parathyroid Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology
Dr. Sandorfi Nora MD Medicine Rheumatology Overview of Lupus & Scleroderma
Dr. Savage Michael P MD Director, Interventional Cardiology Medicine Cardiology Advances in Coronary Angioplasty; Drug-Eluting Stents; Management of Patients with Bypass Graft Disease; Role of Patent Foramen Ovale in Cryptogrenic Stroke
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program Scharf Michael L M.D. M.D. Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Pulmonary Hypertension Connie
215 955-6591
Sexauer William P MD Clinical Professor of Medicine Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Connie Pedicone
Dr. Shah Ashesh MD Assistant Professor Surgery Transplant Surgery Abdominal Transplant & Intestinal Failure / Transplantation
Dr. Shenot Patrick J MD Assistant Professor Urology Incontinence; BPH; Erectile Dysfunction
Dr. Silberstein Stephen D. M.D. Professor Neurology Neurology migraine; evaluation of headache; chronic daily headache; epidemiology and impact of headache; botulinum neurotoxins in headache management Lynne Kaiser
215 955 2727
Dr. Skidmore Christopher T MD Instructor of Neurology Neurology Epilepsy/Seizure: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management
Dr. Sloane Jennifer MD Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine Rheumatology Rheumatology
Dr. Sorokin Rachel MD Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine Internal Medicine Adverse patient events
Dr. Sperling Michael R MD Baldiwn Keyes Professor of Neurology Neurology Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology
Dr. Studdiford James MD Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine Lyme Disease/Derm Manifestations of Systems Diseases
Dr. Sultana Carmen J MD Associate Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology Urinary Incontinence, Sling Procedures, Pelvic Floor Prolapse, Residency Education, Simulation in OB/GYN
Dr. Tasman William S MD Professor and Chairman Ophthalmology Retinopathy of Prematurity, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration
Dr. Tjoumakaris Stavropoula I MD Assistant Professor Neurosurgery Vascular Diagnosis and Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke Kelly Pomarico
Dr. Trabulsi Edouard MD Assistant Professor Urology Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Robotic Prostatectomy
Dr. Wagner John L MD Assoc Prof Medicine Medical Oncology AL amyloid, multiple myeloma, Hematopoietic stem cell or bone marrow transplants NA
Dr. Ward Lawrence MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine Medicine Internal Medicine Innovative Ambulatory Practice Models, Healthcare Quality Improvement, Resistant Hypertension, Men's Health. Janet DeSimone
Dr. Ward Lawrence MD, MPH Associate Professor Medicine Internal Medicine Innovative Ambulatory Practice Models; Health Care Quality Improvement; Resistant Hypertension; Men's Health Janet DeSimone
Dr. Weibel Sandra MD Medicine Pulmonary Medicine/Critical Care COPD; Update in Pulmonary Disorders, Update in Pulmonary Medicine, Asthma, Pulmonary Hypertension, Noscomial pneumonia, Sarcoidosis, and Community acquired pneumonia
Weinstein Michael S. MD Associate Professor of Surgery Surgery Critical Care Palliative Care and ICU integration, Chronic Critical Illness, Diaphragm Pacing for SCI and ALS Joanne Cram
Dr. Weinstein Stephen PhD Psychiatry Substance Abuse Programs Substance Abuse
Dr. Weitz Howard MD Clinical Associate Professor Medicine Cardiology Pre-Op Consultation
Dr. Wender Richard MD Alumni Professor & Chair Family Medicine Cancer Screening & Prevention. Diabetes. Obesity.
Dr. Wenger David A. PhD Professor Medicine Lysosomal disorders:diagnosis and treatment
Dr. Wiener David MD Medicine Cardiology acute coronary syndrome, ST elevation myocardial infarction; primary care management of atrial fibrillation; management of cardiac risk factors; and hypertension
Winn Robert J MD Instructor Family Medicine HIV Primary Care, STDs, LGBT health
Dr Wolf Abigail MD Assistant Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology General Family planning, Medical Student/Resident Education
Dr. Wood Moira D MD Assistant Professor Cytopathology, EUS FNA of Pancreas, Mediastinum, GI Tract, FNA of Thyroid
Dr. Yin Diana D. MD Medicine Internal Medicine Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Update
Dr Youdelman Benjamin A MD Assistant Professor Surgery Cardiothoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Open and Endovascular Aortic Repair Rosemary Costabile