Internal Medicine Residency Graduates

Graduates from the Internal Medicine Residency program represent a wide range of disciplines in leading medical centers across the U.S., including a substantial group practicing at Cedars-Sinai.

  • Alyssa Beck, MD, Hematology & Oncology, Scripps Clinic La Jolla
  • Andrew Benck, MD, Nocturnist, UCLA
  • Shiven Chaudhry, MD, General Internal Medicine, Los Angeles and Las Vegas
  • Elizabeth Cho, MD, Academic Primary Care Faculty, VA Greater Los Angeles
  • Herman Davidovics, MD, Geriatrics, UCLA
  • William Davis, MD, Hospitalist, Locum Tenens
  • Yasaman Demehri, MD, Primary Care, Kaiser West Los Angeles
  • Joshua Faguet, MD, Hospitalist, Providence St. John’s Medical Center, Santa Monica
  • Joshua Grischkan, MD, Medical Technology
  • Ingrid He, MD, Hematology & Oncology, Cedars-Sinai/Olive View-UCLA
  • Grace Huang, MD, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto
  • Andrew Huynh, MD, Cardiology, UT Medical School Houston
  • Nishita Jain, MD, Chief Resident, Cedars-Sinai
  • Eric Johnson, MD, Hospitalist, Sacramento VA Medical Center
  • Woojin Joo, MD, Primary Care, Los Angeles
  • Matthew Kollefrath, MD, Primary Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Aaron Kwong, MD, Infectious Disease, Clinical Scholar Track, UCLA
  • Khoi Le, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Robert Lin, MD, Hematology & Oncology, Scripps Clinic, La Jolla
  • Faizan Malik, MD, Primary Care, VA Greater Los Angeles
  • Long-Co Nguyen, MD, General Internal Medicine, UC Irvine
  • Michael Opene, MD, Primary Care, UCLA Health Entertainment Medical Group
  • Devin Patel, MD, Chief Resident, Cedars-Sinai
  • Tina Ramineni, MD, Hospitalist, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego
  • Varun Roy, MD, Hematology & Oncology, USC
  • Parth Shah, MD, Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Jessica Siak, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Will Takakura, MD, Kennamer General Internal Medicine Fellow, Cedars-Sinai
  • Thuy-An Tran, MD, Asian Health Services, Oakland
  • William Tuong, MD, Primary Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Alex Wonnaparhown, MD, Allergy & Immunology, Duke University
  • Lawrence Yen, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • **Michael Albert, MD, Medical Weight Management, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Mark Aminzadeh, MD, General Internal Medicine, Los Angeles
  • Sameer Berry, MD, Gastroenterology, University of Michigan
  • June Choe, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Niv Hakami-Majd, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Anne Henson, MD, Hospitalist, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Joseph Hsiao, MD, Endocrinology, UCLA
  • Kevin Hsu, MD, Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • Ik, Jun, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Kha Lai, MD, Hospitalist, California Pacific Medical Center
  • Chia-Chi Lee, MD, Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Lisa Liu, MD, Academic Hospitalist, Emory University
  • Ebrahim Mirakhor, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Elad Neeman, MD, Hematology & Oncology, Kaiser San Francisco
  • Yu-Ming Ni, MD, Cardiology, Scripps Green San Diego
  • Adam Niku, MD, Cardiology, UT Medical School Houston
  • Sun Jung Oh, MD, Gastroenterology, Johns-Hopkins Hospital
  • Summit Pandat, MD, Cardiology, Houston Methodist Hospital 
  • *Nayan Patel, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Varun Pattisapu, MD, Women’s Heart Disease & Health Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai
  • William Pittman, MD, Extensivist, UCLA
  • James Son, MD, Rheumatology, Johns-Hopkins Hospital
  • Barney Soskin, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Dana Sweeney, DO, Academic Primary Care, VA Greater Los Angeles
  • Daniel Tabari, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, UC San Francisco-Fresno
  • Vartan Tashjian, MD, Gastroenterology, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • Felix Thomas, MD, Cardiology, Harbor UCLA 
  • Jason Tso MD, Cardiology Research Track, Emory University
  • *Aarshi Vipani, MD, Gastroenterology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Richard Watson, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, UCLA
  • Tiffany Wu, MD, Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic
  • Bryant Yang, MD, Infectious Diseases Clinical Scholar Track, UCLA
  • *Joseph Ahn, MD, Gastroenterology Research Track, Mayo Clinic 
  • Megana Ballal, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA
  • Varun Bhalla, MD, Rheumatology, Mt. Sinai, New York
  • Cheng Chen, MD, Cardiology, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • David Culpepper, MD, Sleep Medicine, UCLA
  • Ava Feng, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Stuti Fernandes, MD, Endocrinology, Oregon Health & Sciences University 
  • Daisuke Furukawa, MD, Infectious Diseases, UCLA
  • Ryan Gill, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Philip Gu, MD, Gastroenterology, UT Southwestern
  • Mohammad Kashif, MD, Cardiology, University of Arizona
  • Brad Kimura, MD, Endocrinology, UC San Diego
  • *Jeffrey Ko, MD, Gastroenterology, UC Davis
  • Justine Korolyov, MD, Primary Care, UCLA
  • June Lee, MD, Rheumatology, NY Presbyterian – Columbia University
  • **Derek Leong, MD, Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Daniel Lew, MD, Gastroenterology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jane Lim, MD, Gastroenterology, UT Southwestern
  • Pankaj Malhotra, MD, Cardiology, UC Davis
  • Scott Mense, MD, Hospitalist, Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • *Michelle Neely, MD, Primary Care Faculty, Cedars-Sinai
  • Ashley Nguyen, MD, Hospitalist, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach
  • Rishi Patel, DO, Hospice & Palliative Care, UCLA
  • Cara Quant, MD Primary Care, Sacramento and Hawaii
  • Jason Rabie, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Priya Raman, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jane Rhyu, MD, Endocrinology, UCLA
  • Steven Shadix, MD, Hospitalist, Hamilton Medical Center, Dalton, GA
  • Nilly Shechter, MD, Primary Care, UCLA
  • Grishma Sheth, MD, Primary Care, Phoenix
  • Alvin Siu, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Chen Tang, MD, Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Laalasa Varanasi, MD, Nephrology, UC San Francisco
  • Yang Yang, MD, Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Alice Zhang, MD, Hospitalist, Sutter Health Eden Medical Center
  • Payam Bokhoor, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA 
  • Christina Boutsicaris, MD, Rheumatology, Loyola University
  • William Chang, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Francis Dailey, MD, Gastroenterology, University of Missouri
  • Navid Darouian, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA
  • *Ayushi Desai, MD, Hospitalist, Torrance Memorial Medical Center 
  • Matthew Duda, MD, Internal Medicine, Los Angeles and Orange County 
  • Jacob Gold, MD, Primary Care, UCLA in Beverly Hills
  • Annie Hong, MD, Nephrology, UC San Diego
  • **Michael Johl, MD, Cardiology, Drexel University, Philadelphia
  • Lorie Kavafyan, MD, Primary Care, Valley Internal Medicine – Cedars-Sinai
  • Johann Kolev, MD, Infectious Diseases, UCLA
  • Richard Lam, MD, Hospice & Palliative Care, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Brett Morenz, MD, Hospitalist, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach 
  • Meghna Motiani, MD, Cardiology, USC
  • Ricky Ortiz, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • Pop Pakdeesupapol, MD, Hospitalist, Las Vegas
  • Dana Pan, MD, Gastroenterology, UC Davis
  • Derek Phan, MD Cardiology, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • Stewart Reed, MD, Primary Care, UCLA Burbank
  • Karen Robbins, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Rikki Sevell, MD, Primary Care, UCLA Women’s Health Center
  • Deepak Singh, MD, Hospitalist, Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Cara Stalzer, MD, Primary Care, Playa Vista - Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • *Rikin Tank, MD Cardiology, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • Jeffrey Toll, MD, Internal Medicine Private Practice, Century City
  • Eric Trieu, MD, Geriatrics then Hospice & Palliative Medicine, UCLA
  • Kim Truong, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Monica Tsai, MD Allergy and Immunology, UCLA
  • Khang Vo, MD, Hospitalist, USC Keck Hospital
  • Jason Xu, MD, Hospitalist, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach 
  • *Ronit Zadikany, MD, Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jenny Zhou, MD, Hematology & Oncology, OVMC/Cedars-Sinai
  • Shahzad Ahmed, MD, Gastroenterology, Emory University
  • Yang Bai, MD, Primary Care, Kaiser Woodland Hills
  • Anshu Buttan, MD, Endocrinology, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Bianca Chang, MD, Gastroenterology, University of Chicago
  • Jenna Dean, MD Hospitalist, Sutter Health, East Bay
  • Michael Directo, MD, Primary Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Timbrely Fong, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai
  • *Lizhou Huang, MD, Gastroenterology, UCLA
  • Linda Huynh, MD, Hospitalist, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Sentia Iriana, MD, Hepatology, Beth Israel Deaconess/Gastroenterology, University of Utah
  • *Ramzy Jandali, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA Santa Monica
  • Jasleen Khanuja, MD, Hematology & Oncology, USC
  • Adva Kornblit, MD, Primary Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Krutika Lakhoo, MD, Gastroenterology, University of Illinois
  • Emily Liang, MD, Allergy and Immunology, Kaiser Los Angeles
  • Connie Lin, MD, Allergy and Immunology, UCLA
  • Ajit Mannan, MD, Hospitalist, Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Allison Mays, MD, Geriatrics, UCLA
  • Piyush Nayyar, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA and Cedars-Sinai
  • *Arsen Osipov, MD, Hematology & Oncology, Johns-Hopkins Hospital
  • Amisha Patel, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai Medical Group
  • Aslan Pirouz, MD, Nephrology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jonathan Pourmorady, MD, Gastroenterology, Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Shawna Macey Rinker, MD, Hospitalist, Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach
  • Lori Robbins, MD, Gastroenterology, Cedars-Sinai
  • Oragun Rojanapairat, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Samuel Ross, MD, Primary Care, Beverly Hills
  • Esha Sachdev, MD, Hematology & Oncology, OVMC/Cedars-Sinai
  • Omer Shah, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Jeffrey Shukhman, MD, Primary Care, Facey Medical Group, San Fernando Valley
  • Michelle Shukhman, MD, Primary Care, Valley Internal Medicine - Cedars-Sinai
  • Ruta Tesfamicael, MD, Rheumatology, UCLA
  • Aaron Thomas, MD, Sleep Medicine, UCLA
  • Ara Thomassian, MD, Primary Care, Valley Internal Medicine - Cedars-Sinai
  • Mariam Torossian, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Cedars-Sinai
  • Rahul Vasavada, MD, Hospitalist, UCLA and Cedars-Sinai
  • Serena Wang, MD, Primary Care, UCLA
  • Kanishka Wijegunaratne, MD, Hospitalist, Cedars-Sinai 
  • Eric Wirtschafter, MD, Hematology & Oncology, OVMC/Cedars-Sinai
  • Helen Wong, MD, Primary Care, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • **Michael Yang, MD, General Internal Medicine Faculty, Cedars-Sinai
  • Jeena Yoo, MD, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Mt. Sinai, New York
  • Parham Zarrini, MD, Cardiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital

*After completion of one year general internal medicine fellowship at Cedars-Sinai
**After completion of chief resident year
+After completion of one year Women’s Heart Disease and Health Fellowship at Cedars-Sinai

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