Faculty

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Taruna Aurora, M.D.

Taruna Aurora, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Observation Medicine
Co-Director, Clinical Decision Unit

Residency: Henry Ford Hospital – Detroit (Combined Internal Medicine-Emergency Medicine)
Medical school: Christian Medical College

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Aline Baghdassarian, M.D.

Aline Baghdassarian, M.D., M.P.H, FAAP
Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Residency:Pediatrics at Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Medical school:American University of Beirut, Beirut- Lebanon

R. Wayne Barbee, M.S., Ph.D.

R. Wayne Barbee, Ph.D.
Professor
Interim Director of Research

Graduate school: University of Florida (M.S., physiology) and Louisiana State University (Ph.D., physiology)
Email: rwbarbee@vcu.edu

Samuel Bartle, M.D.

Samuel Bartle, M.D., FAAP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: University of Alabama/Children’s Hospital (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Residency: University of Tennessee
Medical school: University of South Alabama
Email: stbartle@vcu.edu

Judith Barto, M.D.

Judith Barto, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

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Francis Chuidian, M.D., M.B.A., FAAEM

Francis Chuidian, M.D., M.B.A., FAAEM
Assistant Professor

Residency: New Jersey Medical School/University Hospital (Internal Medicine); New York University/Brooklyn Hospital (Emergency Medicine)
Medical school: University of the East Medical School, Philippines

Bryan Clark, D.O.

Bryan Clark, D.O.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

John Coyner MD

John L. Coyner, Jr., M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: LSU - Shreveport
Medical school: Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine

Kirk Cumpston, D.O., FACEP, FACMT

Kirk Cumpston, D.O., FACEP, FACMT
Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Toxicology
Medical Director, Virginia Poison Center

Fellowship: University of Illinois at Chicago (Medical Toxicology)
Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical school: Des Moines University

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Amy Dahlgreen MD

Amy Dahlgreen, M.D., FAAEM
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Pennsylvania State University M.S. Hershey Medical Center
Medical school: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

Harinder Dhindsa, M.D., MPH, MBA, FACEP, FAAEM

Harinder Dhindsa, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., FACEP, FAAEM
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Chief of Emergency Services Operations
Medical Director, LifeEvac

Fellowship: Georgetown University and George Washington University (EMS)
Residency: Georgetown University and George Washington University
Internship: University of Wisconsin
Medical school: University of Maryland
Email: hdhindsa@vcu.edu

Alexis DiMaio MD

Alexis DiMaio, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

Lisa Dodd, D.O.

Lisa Dodd, D.O.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University

Medical school: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Email: ldodd@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Jeffrey Engel MD

Jeffrey S. Engel, D.O.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth Medical Center/Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Medical school: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

David Evans, M.D., RDMS, RDCS

David Evans, M.D., RDMS, RDCS
Associate Professor
Director of Ultrasound

Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Medical School (Ultrasound)
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical school: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Timothy Evans, M.D., FACEP

Timothy Evans, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM
Associate Professor

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital
Medical school: New Jersey Medical School

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V. Ramana Feeser, M.D.

V. Ramana Feeser, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Medical school: George Washington University
Email: vrfeeser@vcu.edu

Jeffery Ferguson, M.D., FACEP, NREMT-P

Jeffery Ferguson, M.D.
Associate Professor

Fellowship: University of Virginia (Emergency Medical Services)

Residency: University of Virginia
Medical school: University of Virginia

Robin Foster, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

Robin Foster, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
Associate Professor
Chair, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University (General Pediatrics)
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: rlfoster@vcu.edu

Carmen Foster, M.D.

Carmen Foster, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: University of Michigan
Internship: Mayo Clinic
Medical school:Rush Medical College

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Paulo Gazoni, M.D.

Paulo Gazoni, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

Randy Geldreich, M.D.

Randy Geldreich, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: University of Rochester (Med/Peds)
Medical school:University of Virginia

Danielle Gong, M.D.

Danielle Gong, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Medical school: University of Virginia

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Christopher Hogan, M.D., FACEP

Christopher Hogan, M.D., FACEP
Associate Professor

Fellowship: University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center (Critical Care)
Residency: Allegheny General Hospital
Medical school: Georgetown University
Email: cjhogan2@vcu.edu

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Nathan Lewis, M.D.

Nathan Lewis, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Medical Student Clerkship

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: nathan.lewis@vcuhealth.org

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David Martin, M.D.

David Martin, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school:Chicago Medical School

Julie Mayglothling, M.D., FACEP

Julie Mayglothling, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor

Fellowship: University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center (Trauma Critical Care)
Residency: New York University Bellevue Hospital Center
Medical school: MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine
Email: jmayglot@vcu.edu

Pamela Mickell, M.D.

Pamela Mickell, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Jacobi/Montefiore Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

Stephen Miller, M.D.

Stephen Miller, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: University of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Email: smiller15@mcvh-vcu.edu

Peter Moffett, M.D.

Peter Moffett, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director

Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Medical school: Jefferson Medical College
Email: peter.moffett@vcuhealth.org

Joel Moll, M.D., FACEP

Joel Moll, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor
Director, Residency Program

Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
Medical school: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Email: joel.moll@vcuhealth.org

J. Rene Morrissey, M.D.

J. Rene Morrissey, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Observation Medicine

Fellowship: Louisiana State University
Residency: Louisiana State University
Medical school: University of Virginia
Email: jmorrissey2@vcu.edu

Jessica Morton, M.D., FACEP

Jessica Morton, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: jmorton2@vcu.edu

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Tammy Nguyen

Tammy Nguyen, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, VCU School of Pharmacy

Residency: University of Illinois College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy school: University of Illinois

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Patrick Oliver, M.D.

Patrick Oliver, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency:St. Luke's Hospital
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

Joseph P. Ornato, M.D., FACP, FACC, FACEP

Joseph P. Ornato, M.D., FACP, FACC, FACEP
Department Chairman
Professor, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Medical Director, Richmond Ambulance Authority

Fellowship: Cornell University (Cardiology)
Residency: Mt. Sinai Hospital
Medical school: Boston University
Email: jpornato@vcu.edu

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Beth Perdue, M.D.

Beth Perdue, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

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Edward Read, M.D., FACEP

Edward Read, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor

Residency: Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida
Medical school:Jefferson Medical College
Email: edward.read@va.gov

Renee Reid, M.D., FACEP

Renee Reid, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor

Residency: Georgetown University and George Washington University
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University
Email: rdreid@vcu.edu

Joseph Romano MD

Joseph D. Romano, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Christiana Care Hospital System, Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Email: romanojd@vcu.edu

S. Rutherfoord Rose, PharM.D., FAACT

S. Rutherfoord Rose, Pharm.D., FAACT
Professor
Chair, Division of Clinical Toxicology
Director, Virginia Poison Center

Fellowship: University of Maryland (Clinical Toxicology)
Graduate school: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: srrose@vcu.edu

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Jeremy_Sauer, M.D.

Jeremy Sauer, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University

Mahendra Shah, M.D.

Mahendra Shah, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Case Western Reserve University/St. Luke’s Hospital
Medical school: Seth G.S. Medical College
Email: mshah@mcvh-vcu.edu

Jonathan Silverman MD

Jonathan A. Silverman, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington
Residency: Pediatrics at University of Colorado School of Medicine
Medical school: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Pawan Suri, M.D.

Pawan Suri, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Director, Internal Medicine-Emergency Medicine Residency
Chair, Division of Observation Medicine

Residency: Henry Ford Hospital (Internal Medicine-Emergency Medicine)
Internship: Southern Illinois University
Medical school: Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India
Email: psuri@vcu.edu

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Michelle Troendle, M.D.

Michelle Troendle, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Assistant Program Director

Fellowship: Virginia Commonwealth University (Medical Toxicology)
Residency: Brody School of Medicine/Vidant Medical Center
Medical school: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Email: michelle.troendle@vcuhealth.org

Matt Tymowski, M.D., FAAEM

Matt Tymowski, M.D., FAAEM
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Akademia Medyczna K. Marcinkowskiego
Email: mtymowski@vcu.edu

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Michael Vitto MD

Michael J. Vitto, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Simulation Director

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Brandon Wills, D.O., FACEP, FACMT

Brandon Wills, D.O., FACEP, FACMT
Associate Professor, Division of Clinical Toxicology
Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship
Associate Medical Director, Virginia Poison Center

Fellowship: Toxikon Consortium (Toxicology)
Residency: Akron General Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)
Medical: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Email: bkwills@vcu.edu

Christopher Woleben, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Christopher Woleben, M.D., FAAP
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, School of Medicine

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: cmwolebe@vcu.edu

Rashida Woods MD

Rashida H. Woods, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Case Medical Center, University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Residency: Pediatrics Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital
Medical school: Meharry Medical College

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Allen Yee, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM

Allen Yee, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medical Services
Operational Medical Director, Chesterfield County Fire and EMS

Residency: State University of New York at Buffalo
Medical school: Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook, New York

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Alvaro Zeballos, M.D., FAAEM

Alvaro Zeballos, M.D., FAAEM
Attending Physician

Residency: State University of New York at Buffalo (Emergency Medicine)
Medical school: Texas Tech University

Frank Zwemer, Jr., M.D., M.B.A.

Frank Zwemer Jr., M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor
Chief, Emergency Medicine, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Residency: Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital (Internal Medicine)
Medical school: University of Southern California
Email: frank.zwemer@va.gov