Faculty

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Lakshmi Atri, M.D.

Lakshmi Atri, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Temple University Hospital
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: latri@mcvh-vcu.edu

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
Email: taurora@vcu.edu

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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
Email: abaghdassarian@mcvh-vcu.edu

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
Email: jbarto@mcvh-vcu.edu

Shawn Borich, M.D.

Shawn Borich, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Email: sborich@mcvh-vcu.edu

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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
Email: fxchuidi@vcu.edu

Bryan Clark, D.O.

Bryan Clark, D.O.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Email: bdclarke@vcu.edu

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
Email: kcumpston@vcu.edu

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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

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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David Evans, M.D., RDMS, RDCS

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

Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Medical School (Ultrasound)
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical school: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Email: dpevans@vcu.edu

Timothy Evans, M.D., FACEP

Timothy Evans, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM
Associate Professor
Director, Residency Program

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital
Medical school: New Jersey Medical School
Email: tcevans@vcu.edu

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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.

Jeffery Ferguson, M.D.
Associate Professor

Fellowship: University of Virginia (Emergency Medical Services)

Residency: University of Virginia
Medical school: Univeristy of Virginia
Email: jferguson@mcvh-vcu.edu

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
Email: cfoster2@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Paulo Gazoni, M.D.

Paulo Gazoni, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency:Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school:Virginia Commonwealth University
Email:

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
Email: rgeldreich@mcvh-vcu.edu

Danielle Gong, M.D.

Danielle Gong, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency:East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine
Medical school:University of Virginia
Email: dgong@mcvh-vcu.edu

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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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Chris Johnson, M.D.

Chris Johnson, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

Residency:Duke University (Emergency Medicine)
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: cjohnson12@mcvh-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: nlewis6@mcvh-vcu.edu

Steven Liner, M.D.

Steven Liner, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school: College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Email: sliner@mcvh-vcu.edu

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David Martin, M.D.

David Martin, M.D.
Assistant Professor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school:Chicago Medical School
Email: dmartin@mcvh-vcu.edu

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
Email: pmickell@mcvh-vcu.edu

Stephen Miller, M.D.

Stephen Miller, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

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

Residency: Madigan Army Medical Center
Medical school: Jefferson Medical College
Email: pmmoffett@vcu.edu

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
Email: tnguyen3@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Patrick Oliver, M.D.

Patrick Oliver, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency:St. Luke's Hospital
Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: poliver@mcvh-vcu.edu

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
Email: eperdue@mcvh-vcu.edu

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Renee Reid, M.D., FACEP

Renee Reid, M.D., FACEP
Assistant Professor and Associate Chair
Director of Quality Improvement

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

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

Veronica Sikka, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A., M.P.H.

Veronica Sikka, M.D., Ph.D., M.H.A., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor

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

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.
Associate 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: mtroendle@mcvh-vcu.edu

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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Shannon Walsh, M.D./Chief Resident

Shannon Walsh, M.D.
Clinical Instructor

Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical school:Virginia Commonwealth University
Email: swalsh@mcvh-vcu.edu

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

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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
Email: ayee@mcvh-vcu.edu

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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
Email: azeballos@mcvh-vcu.edu

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

Frank Zwemer Jr., M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
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