Faculty Profiles

Abeles, Jennifer

DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Ahmed, Awais

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Alexander, Jessy

PhD

Research Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Autoimmunity; Immunology; Neurobiology
Almyroudis, Nikolaos

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease
Specialty/Research Focus: Pain Management; Palliative Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Rheumatology; Immunology; Autoimmunity
Anand, Edwin

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Aronica, Michael

MD, MSc.

Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Arora, Pradeep

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Aswani, Vijay

MD, PhD, FACP, FAAP

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pediatrics; Internal Medicine - General; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Bain, Andrew

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Bakhai, Smita

MD, MPH, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Baldwa, Sunil

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine
Batra, Manav

MBBS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Beck, Hiroko

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Beintrexler, Heidi

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Bent-Shaw, Luis Alfredo

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Berchou, Kelly

MD

Associate Program Director/Site Director Buffalo General Hospital

Berenson, Charles

MD

Associate Professor and Residency Program Director, Infectious Diseases

Specialty/Research Focus: Immunology; Infectious Disease
Bhatnagar, Jyotsna

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Bhoir, Rohan

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Blymire, Jr., William

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Bou-Abdallah, Jad

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Bourji, Mohamad

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Brady, Sean

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology
Burkard, Paula

MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Cain, Michael

MD

Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Internal Medicine
Calkins, Bethany

MD

Physician

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine
Canty, Jr., John

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor, Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Apoptosis and cell death; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Stem Cells
Case, Amy

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pain Management; Palliative Medicine
Ceylony, Manju

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Chana, Barinder

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Chang, Shirley

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology; Renal Transplantation
Chaskes, Michael

MD

Assistant Professor; Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Outreach; Medical Director of Outpatient Cardiology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine
Chaudhuri, Ajay

MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Chemaly, Elie

MD PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Bioinformatics; Molecular Basis of Disease; Cardiac pharmacology
Chen, Hongbin

MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Medical Oncology; Oncology
Cimato, Thomas

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Critical Care Medicine
Claus, Jonathan

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Conway-Habes, Erin

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Corbelli, John

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology
Crane, John

MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine; Adjunct Professor of Micro & Immunol. and of Pharmacol & Tox.

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Curtis, Anne

MD

Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair & SUNY Distinguished Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dahal, Suraj

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Dandona, Paresh

MD, PhD

SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chief, Endocrinology

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Dennis-Coke, Denise

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Diaz Del Carpio, Roberto

MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
Dockstader, Chantel

MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine & Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Dodd, Hema

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Dy, Grace

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology; Signal Transduction
El Solh, Ali

MD, MPH

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Regulation of metabolism
Farry, James

MD, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor; Clinical Director - Division of Nephrology

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology
Fenire, Mahmoud

MD

Hospitalist- Nocturnist

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Fernandez, Stanley

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Flores, Tessa

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Frederick, Carla

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Freer, Jack

MD

Clinical Professor, Geriatrics & Palliative Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Palliative Medicine
Frieary, Patrick

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Fudyma, John

MD

Clinical Associate Professor and Chief, General Internal Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Fuhrer, Gregory

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Gallagher, Susan

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
George, Saby

MD

Associate Professor

Gibbons, William

MD, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Giesler, Daniel

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Gosine, Deepa

MD, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Gowda, Madan

MD, MRCP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Graham, Susan

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Griffiths, Elizabeth

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
Grimm, Kathleen

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Palliative Medicine
Gruarin, Scott

DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Gudleski, Gregory

PhD

Director, Clinical Research Consulting Lab (CRCL)

Gundroo, Aijaz

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Hansen, Eric

MD

Assistant Professor

Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, Francisco

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology
Ho, Christine

MD

Assistant Professor, Oncology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cancer Treatment and Prevention
Ismail, Mahmoud

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Iyer, Renuka

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology; Oncology
Iyer, Vijay

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology
Izzo, Joseph

MD

Professor and Chief, Clinical Pharmacology

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Pathophysiology; Vascular and Interventional Radiology; Cardiac pharmacology
Jaoude, Philippe

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine - General; Pulmonary; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Karmo, Stephanie

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Kataria, Nitu

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General; Bioinformatics
Kaushik, Sashank

MD, MBA, FACP

Assistant Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Bioinformatics
Khan, Nasir

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Kufel, Thomas

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Lackner, Jeffrey

PsyD

Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Lang, Jennifer

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene Expression; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Signal Transduction; Stem Cells
Lee, Kelvin

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
Lesse, Alan

MD

Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education; Senior Associate Dean for Medical Curriculum

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Bioinformatics; Microbial Pathogenesis
Levine, Ellis

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
Lohr, James

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Mador, M. Jeffery

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Sleep Medicine
Mahajan, Supriya

PhD

Research Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Apoptosis and cell death; Bioinformatics; Endocrinology; Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Neurobiology; RNA; Viral Pathogenesis
Mahl, Thomas

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Makdissi, Antoine

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Internal Medicine; Endocrinology
Makdissi, Regina

MD, FACP

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Malhotra, Saurabh

MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Molecular Basis of Disease
Mammen, Manoj

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Critical Care Medicine; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Disease; Pulmonary; Bioinformatics; Gene Expression; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Microbiology; Protein Function and Structure
Manning, Dzenita

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Martinez, Anthony

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Addictions; Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine; Liver (Hepatology); Infectious Disease
Matthews, George

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
McAloon, Margaret

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
McCarthy, Philip

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology
McDonald, Donald

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Mendu, Anuradha

MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Merchant, Shehzad

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Mier-Hicks, Angel

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine, UBMD Physicians‘ Group

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Milling, David

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Mishra, Archana

MD, MS, FACP, FCCP

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Critical Care Medicine; Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine; Pulmonary; Sleep Medicine
Murphy, Timothy

MD

SUNY Distinguished Professor; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Murray, Brian

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Nadler, Jamie N.

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Nielsen, Nancy

MD, PhD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Novak, Jan

MD

Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
O'Donnell, Amy

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
O‘Connor, Tracey

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
O‘Neill, Catherine

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine - General
Osawa, Ryosuke

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease
Padgett, Christina

DO, MHS, FAAP

Associate Clinical Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Adolescent Medicine; Children and Adults; Internal Medicine; Pediatrics
Page, Brian

MD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Panesar, Mandip

MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Parameswaran, G. Iyer

MD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Pulmonary Disease; Infectious Disease
Provost, Karin

DO, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine; Immunology; Membrane Transport (Ion Transport)
Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Immunology
Quigg, Richard

MD

Arthur M. Morris Professor and Chief, Division of Nephrology

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology; Bioinformatics
Quigley, Brian

Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Radovic, Marija

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Ranjan, Rajiv

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Reynolds, Jessica

PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gene therapy; Genomics and proteomics; Immunology; Infectious Disease; Neurobiology; Neuropharmacology; Viral Pathogenesis; Virology
Rich, Ellen

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Rivera, Ramon

MD

Assistant Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology
Russo, Thomas

MD

Professor and Chief, Infectious Disease; Vice Chair for Finance

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease; Microbial Pathogenesis
Ryan, Jr, A. John

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Saini, Anjeet

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Internal Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Satchidanand, Nikhil

PhD

Assistant Professor

Schaeffer, Christopher

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Schifeling, Richard

MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Schneider, Jaclyn

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Schwartz, Stanley

MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Microbiology & Immunology; Division Chief, Allergy-Immunology-Rheumatology

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Immunology; Proteins and metalloenzymes; RNA
Segal, Brahm

MD

Professor; Vice Chair, Faculty Development

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Oncology
Seldeen, Kenneth

PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine; Nutrition; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular genetics; Protein Folding; Protein Function and Structure; Vitamins and Trace Nutrient
Sellick, Jr, John

DO

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Infectious Disease
Sethi, Sanjay

MD

Professor and Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine; Assistant Vice President for Health Sciences

Specialty/Research Focus: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Sharma, Rajeev

MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Endocrinology

Specialty/Research Focus: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Sharma, Umesh

MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Radiology; Cardiopulmonary physiology; Autoimmunity; Cardiac pharmacology; Gene Expression; Immunology; Stem Cells
Shon, Alyssa

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine - General
Steinbrenner, Lynn

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Oncology
Stewart, Scott

MD, MS

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Su, Winnie

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Sundquist, Janet

MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine
Suzuki, Gen

MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Apoptosis and cell death; Cell Cycle; Cell growth, differentiation and development; Gene therapy; Stem Cells
Talal, Andrew

MD, MPH

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Gastroenterology; Liver (Hepatology); Infectious Disease
Tauro, Colin

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine - General
Ten Brock, Eric

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Sleep Medicine
Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Oncology
Tomasi, Thomas

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Allergy and Immunology; Oncology
Troen, Bruce

MD

Professor of Medicine & Chief, Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Geriatric Medicine
Venuto, Rocco

MD

Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Von Visger, Jon

M.D./Ph.D.

Medical Director of Renal Transplantation Center of Excellence at Erie County Medical Center

Specialty/Research Focus: Internal Medicine; Nephrology; Renal Transplantation
Walter, Michelle

DO

Palliative Medicine Physician

Specialty/Research Focus: Palliative Medicine
Wang, Eunice

MD

Research Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Hematology; Internal Medicine - General; Immunology
Yacoub, Rabi

MD

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Nephrology
Young, Herbert

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology
Zambron, Mark

MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Specialty/Research Focus: Children and Adults; Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Zlotnick, David

MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus: Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Interventional Cardiology; Endovascular Medicine; Vascular Medicine