Department of Medicine Faculty


Department of Medicine Directory

Office of the Chairman

Michael P. Madaio, MD, Professor (Chairman)
Justin Pantano, Administrator Operations
Mumtaz Rojiani, PhD, Associate Professor [PT]

Cardiology

Adam Berman, MD,  Professor (Chief)
Vishal Arora, MD, Professor
Preston Conger, MD, Assistant Professor
Stephanie Dunlap, DO, Professor
Haitham Hreibe, MD, Assistant Professor
Sean Javaheri, DO, Associate Professor
Deepak Kapoor, MBBS, Professor
D. Douglas Miller, MD, Professor (PT)
Jacob Misenheimer, MD, Assistant Professor
Vincent J.B. Robinson, MBBS, Professor
Pasha Schafer, MD, Associate Professor
Gyanendra Sharma, MBBS, Professor
Robert Sorrentino, MD, Professor
John W. Thornton, MD, Associate Professor
Neal Weintraub, MD, Professor 
Mahendra Mandawat, MD, Professor (VA)
Christopher W. Pallas, MD, Assistant Professor (PT)
James Wilkin, MD, Professor (PT)

Dermatology

Loretta Davis, MD, Professor (Chief)
Abena Ofori, MD, Assistant Professor [PT]
Christy Rainey, MD, Assistant Professor [PT]
Daniel Sheehan, MD, Associate Professor [PT]
Morgan Thakore, MD, Assistant Professor [PT]

Endocrinology, DIABETES & METABOLISM

Carlos Isales, MD, Professor (Chief)
Edward Chin, MD, Professor
Renee Julio Harper, MD, Associate Professor
Anthony L. Mulloy, DO, PhD, Emeritus Professor  
Bridget Sinnott, MD, Associate Professor
Max E. Stachura, MD, Emeritus Professor [T]

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Kenneth Vega, MD, Professor (Chief)
Steven Ellison, MD, Assistant Professor
Thomas Kiernan, MD,  Professor
Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, Professor
Amol Sharma, MD, Assistant Professor
Humberto Sifuentes, MD, Assistant Professor
Subbaramiah Sridhar, MBBS, Professor
Leonard Little, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor [VA]
Charles Spurr, Jr., MD, Clinical Assistant Professor [VA]

General Internal Medicine

Christos Hatzigeorgiou, DO, Associate Professor (Chief)
Shilpa Brown, MD, Associate Professor
Thaddeus Carson, MD, Assistant Professor
Thomas Dobosz, MD, Assistant Professor
David Fallaw, MD, Associate Professor
Jaspal S. Gujral, MBBS, Professor
Dean Harrell, MD, Assistant Professor
Wanda Jirau-Rosaly, MD, Associate Professor
Lee Ann Merchen MD, Associate Professor
Namita Mohanty, MD, Assistant Professor
William H. Salazar, MD, Professor
Vanessa Spearman, MD, Assistant Professor
Pamela Tipler, DO, Assistant Professor
Jarvis G. Reynolds, MD, Associate Professor [RET]

Hematology/Oncology

Anand Jillella, MD, Professor (Chief)
Locke Bryan, MD, Assistant Professor
Paul M. Dainer, MD, Associate Professor
Asha Nayak Kapoor, MD, Assistant Professor
Abdullah Kutlar, MD, Professor
Jeremy Pantin, MD Associate Professor
Jigarkumar Parikh, MD, Assistant Professor
Claude Sportes, MD, Professor

Infectious Diseases

Jose Vazquez, MD, Professor (Chief )
Stephanie Baer, MD, Associate Professor 
Andrew Chao, MD, Associate Professor
Rhonda Colombo, MD, Associate Professor
John Fisher, MD, Professor 
David R. Haburchak, MD, Professor
Rodger MacArthur, MD, Professor
Cheryl L. Newman, MD, Professor
J. Peter Rissing, MD, Professor [T]
Stuart Thompson, PhD, Professor

Nephrology

Laura L. Mulloy, DO, Professor (Chief)
Matthew J. Diamond, DO, Professor
Rajan Kapoor, MD, Assistant Professor
Michael P. Madaio, MD, Chairman Department of Medicine
Azeem Mohammed, MD, Assistant Professor
N. Stanley Nahman, MD, Professor
J. Jason White, MD, Associate Professor
Carlos Zayas, MD, Professor
Palmela Fall, MD, Emeritus Professor 
William Paulson, MD, Emeritus Professor [T]

Pulmonary 

Shaheen Islam, MD, Professor (Chief) (effective 7/2018)
Amy Blanchard, MD, Associate Professor
William Bruce Davis, MD, Emeritus Professor [T], Interim Chief
Thomas Dillard, MD, Professor
Caralee Forseen, MD, Associate Professor
Joyce Gonzales, MD, Associate Professor  
James Gossage, MD, Professor
Clark McDonough, DO, Assistant Professor
Varsha Taskar, MD, Professor
John W. Brice, MD, Clinical Associate Professor [VA]
Joseph John, MD, Clinical Professor [VA]
James K. Smith, MD, Clinical Professor [VA]

Rheumatology

Laura Carbone, MD, Professor (Chief)
Walter J. Moore, MD, Professor
Alyce Oliver, MD, Associate Professor
Joseph Bailey, MD, Professor (RET)

Institutes/ Centers & Other Campuses:

Academic Affairs

Amanda J. Kleinheksel, PhD, Asst. Professor
Louise M. Thai, MD, Professor (PT)
Andria Thomas, PhD, Assoc. Professor

AU/UGA Medical Partnership

Thomas A. Albritton, MD, Professor
Howard J. Cohen, MD, Assoc. Professor
Gerald E. Crites, MD, Professor
Achilia S. Morrow, MD, Asst. Professor
Michelle A. Nuss, MD, Professor
Donald W. Scott, MD, Assoc. Professor
John S. Francis, MD, Assoc. Professor
Seth W. Jelinek, Asst. Professor

Cancer RESEARCH Center (CRC)

Ahmed Chadli, PhD, Assoc. Professor [TT]
Georgios Kallifatidis, PhD, Asst. Research Scientist
Pandelakis Koni, PhD, Assoc. Professor [T]
Yukai He, MD, Assoc. Professor [T]
Mikayel Mkrtichyan, PhD, Instructor 
Gang Zhou, PhD, Asst. Professor [TT]

CBGM (Center For Biotechnology & Genomic Medicine)

Chen Bo-Shiun, PhD, Asst. Professor
HongYan Liu, PhD, Asst. Professor
Rafal Pacholczyk, PhD, Asst. Professor [TT]
Yunchao Su, MD, Professor

Graduate Studies

Patricia L. Cameron, PhD, Assistant Professor

Neuroscience & regenerative medicine formerly IMMAG (institute of molecular medicine & genetics)

Erhard Bieberich, PhD, Professor [T]
Richard S. Cameron, PhD, Assoc. Professor [T]
Ke-Hong Ding, Research, PhD, Sr. Research Scientist
Ali Eroglu, PhD, Associate Professor [T]
Rhea-Beth Markowitz, PhD, Sr. Research Scientist
BaoZheng Yuan, MD, Asst. Research Scientist
Qing Zhong, PhD, Sr. Research Scientist

cancer immunology, inflammation & tolerance (Immunotherapy Center)

Esteban Celis, MD, Professor
Yukai He, MD, Professor
Pandelakis Koni, PhD, Assoc. Professor [T]
Santhakumar Manicassamy, PhD, Assoc. Professor [TT]
Andrew L. Mellor, PhD, Professor (Director) [T]
David Munn, MD, Professor

Molecular Chaperone & Radiobiology

Anatolij Horuzsko, MD, PhD, Professor [T]
Dimitrios Moskophidis, MD, Professor [T]

VBC (Vascular Biology Center )

Zsolt Bagi, PhD, Assoc. Professor
Eric J. Belin de Chantemele, PhD, Assoc. Professor 
Boris A. Gorshkov, PhD, Asst. Research Scientist
Ha Won Kim, PhD, Assoc. Professor
Ganesan Ramesh, PhD, Assoc. Professor [TT]
Yaoliang Tang, MD, PhD, Professor
Masuko Ushio-Fukai, PhD, Professor
Alexander Verin, PhD, Professor [TT]