Vidant Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency

Alumni

Our internal medicine graduates are pursuing a variety of career opportunities that include subspecialty training as well as primary care and hospitalist careers.


Alumni Classes

Allergy

  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)

Cardiology

  • Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • Marshall University (Huntington, WV)

Gastroenterology

  • University of West Virginia (Morgantown, WV)

Hematology and Oncology

  • Yale University (New Haven, CT)
  • Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, VA)

Infectious Disease

  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)

Nephrology

  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA)
  • University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

  • Wake Forrest University (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • East Carolina University (Greenville, NC)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Richmond, VA)
  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)

Rheumatology

  • University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • University of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York City, NY)
Co-Chief Residents
Resident Position Place
Yuxuan Mao, MD ECU Faculty/Hospitalist Greenville, NC
Brian Simpson, MD Cardiology Fellowship Sioux Falls, SD
Internal Medicine
Resident Position Place
Myra Chai, MD Private Practice Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Chidinma Ekenna, MD Nephrology Fellowship Baylor University, Houston, TX
Eric Gochanour, MD Hepatology Fellowship Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Gillian Johnston, MD Endocrinology Fellowship Wake Forest, Winston Salem, NC
George Koromia, MD Chief Resident Marshall University, Huntington, WVA
Kimberly Kuo, MD Hospitalist Peace Health Sacred Heart Medical Center, Springfield, OR
Bankim Patel, MD Locum Tenens  
Deval Patel, MD Nocturnist New Hanover Medical Center, Wilmington, NC
Nima Patel, MD Im Outpatient Primary Care University Colorado Health, Fort Collins, CO
Jonathan Polak, MD Infectious Disease Fellowship ECU/Vidant, Greenville, NC
Anurag Satsangi, MD Locum Tenens/Hospitalist Chicago, IL
Puneet Singh, MD Chief Resident ECU/DOIM, Greenville, NC
Jackie Smalls, MD Chief Resident ECU/DOIM, Greenville, NC
Deebah Uddin, MD Chief Resident ECU/DOIM, Greenville, NC
Tejaswini Vasamsetty, MD Hospitalist Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, SD
Jiandong Zhang, MD Hospitalist  
Preliminary Track
Resident Position Place
Sindhuja Sominidi Damodaran, MD Dermatology Residency Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Michael Dietzen, MD Radiology Residency Wake Forest, Winston Salem, NC
Sanjay Kadari, MD Anesthesiology Residency UNC Chapel Hill
Joshua Liu, MD IM Residency Unity Health, Searcy, AR
Torree Nwachukwu Radiology Residency University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Karim El Hage Sleiman, MD IM Residency University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN
Co-Chief Residents
Resident Position Place
Stevie Carraro, MD Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Associate Program Director ECU/VIDANT
Trevor Neal, MD Emergency Medicine Southwestern Vermont Medicine Center, Bennington, VT
Krupa Sheth, MD Endocrinology Fellowship ECU/VIDANT
Internal Medicine
Resident Position Place
Diana Gliga, MD IM Outpatient Services Carolina East Physicians, New Bern, NC
Nannaya Jampala, MD Gastroenterology Fellowship ECU/VIDANT
Prabjhot Kaur, MD Inpatient/Outpatient IM Primary Care Virginia Hospital Center Old Town, VA
Yuxuan Mao, MD Chief Resident ECU/DOIM, Greenville, NC
Linda Njoroge, MD Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Case Western, Cleveland, OH
Stella Ogake, MD Pulm/Critical Care Fellowship Wake Forest, Winston-Salem, NC
Komal Parikh, MD Pulm/Critical Care Fellowship ECU/Vidant, Greenville, NC
Kristopher Roach, MD Pulm/Critical Care Fellowship ECU/Vidant, Greenville, NC
George Sangah, MD Hospitalist Vidant Beaufort, Washington, NC
Irfan Siddiqui, MD Cardiology Fellowship ECU/Vidant, Greenville, NC
Brian Simpson, MD Chief Resident ECU/DOIM, Greenville, NC
Sara Wasim, MD Inpatient/Outpatient IM Primary Care Virginia Hospital Center, Alexandria, VA
Paul Woodard, MD Hospitalist/Primary Care Vidant Multispecialty Clinic/Vidant Edgecombe, Tarboro, NC
Liang Zha, MD Pulm/Critical Care Fellowship USC, Columbia, SC
Preliminary Track
Resident Position Place
Katherine Kenyon, MD Dermatology Residency UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
G. Jordan Knox, MD Anesthesiology Residency University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Christopher Otteni, MD Radiology Residency Georgetown University, Washington DC
Parth Patel, MD Radiology Residency UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Ian Staten, MD Emergency Medicine Residency ECU/Vidant, Greenville, NC
Patrick Steele, MD Anesthesiology Residency UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Co-Chief Residents
Resident Position Place
Patrick Craig, DO Private Practice New Hanover Med Group/Wilmington, NC
Vibhu Dhingra, MD Private Practice Charlotte Medical Clinic/Charlotte, NC
Adeel Siddiqui, MD Cardiology Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Internal Medicine
Resident Position Place
Saed Awadallah, MD Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Bryan Dunn Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Samuel Durrett, MD Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Adam Graham, MD Hospitalist Archbold Medical Center, Thomasville, GA
Deepinder Grewal, MD Hospitalist Cincinnati, OH
Codi Hite, MD Hospitalist Kessler Air Force Base, Biloxi, MS
Jingquan (Caron) Jia, MD Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Duke University/Durham, NC
Vikrant Khamare, MD Hospitalist Vidant Medical Center/Greenville, NC
Sean Marco, MD Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Basem Mishriky, MD Diabetes Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Itunu Owoyemi, MD Nephrology Fellowship UVA /Charlottesville, VA
Krupa Sheth, MD IM Chief Resident/Clinical Instructor BSOM-ECU/Greenville, NC
Denise Thomson, MD Nephrology Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Crystal Truong, MD Geriatrics Fellowship Virginia Tech-Carilion/Roanoke, VA
Changqing Xie, MD Hematology/Oncology Fellowship N I H/Bethesda, MD
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Resident Position Place
Stevie Carraro, MD IM Chief Resident/Clinical Instructor BSOM-ECU/Greenville, NC
Betty Forte, MD Primary Care Florida
Michelle Gombas, DO PICU Fellowship University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill, NC
Bethany Haynes, MD Primary Care HMH Internal Med-Peds/Kentucky
Munirat Keshinro MD Diabetes Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Philip Neiheisel, MD Private Practice Internal Med/Peds Ashville, NC
Internal Medicine/Psychiatry
Resident Position Place
Purushothaman Muthukanagaraj, MD Faculty/Internal Medicine & Psychiatry BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine
Resident Position Place
Trevor Neal, MD IM Chief Resident/Clinical Instructor BSOM-ECU/Greenville, NC
Leonard Stallings, MD Critical Care Fellowship BSOM-Vidant/Greenville, NC
Preliminary Track
Resident Position Place
Christopher Alexander, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Jackson Memorial Hospital/ Florida
Janet Del Rosario, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency Baylor College of Medicine/ Texas
David Feldman, MD Diagnostic Radiology Residency University of South Alabama/Alabama
Cameron Kluth, MD Anesthesiology Residency Johns Hopkins Univ SOM/Maryland
Cierra Piggott, MD Diagnostic Radiology Residency Icahn SOM/ New York
Parteek Singla, MD Dermatology Residency Barnes- Jewish Hospital/Missouri

Former Chief Residents

We have a dedicated fourth year for the internal medicine chief position held for the IM Chief Residents. See below to find out the next step for our graduating Chief Residents.

2017-2018

Yuxuan Mao, MD (ECU Faculty/Hospitalist)
Brian Simpson, MD (Cardiology Fellowship, Sioux Falls, SD)

2016-2017

Stevie Carraro, MD (ECU Medicine - Pediatrics Associate Program Director)
Trevor Neal, MD (Hospitalist/Emergency Medicine, Vermont)
Krupa Sheth, MD (ECU/VMC - Endocrinology Fellowship Greenville, NC)

2015-2016

Hunter Coore, MD (ECU/VMC Nephrology Fellowship, Greenville NC)
Manish Patwardhan, MD (ECU/VMC Cardiology Fellowship, Greenville, NC)

2014-2015

Aniel K. Rao, MD (Hospitalist - Greenville, SC)
Suchita S. Pancholi, MD (GIM Faculty - ECU/VMC Internal Medicine)
Y. Letitia Cameron, MD (ECU/VMC - Cardiology Fellowship, Greenville, NC)
Michael J. Hill, MD (Hospitalist- Wake Med, Raleigh NC)

2013-2014

Hunter A. Coore, MD (ECU/VMC- Nephrology Fellowship, Greenville, NC)
Manish J. Patwardhan, MD (ECU/VMC- Cardiology Fellowship, Greenville, NC)

2012-2013

Azeem Elahi, MD (University of Tennessee- Pulmonology/Critical Care Fellowship in Memphis, TN)
Reed N. Friend, MD (ECU/VMC - Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Greenville, NC)

2011-2012

Alexa S. Meara, MD (The Ohio State University- Rheumatology Fellowship, Columbus, OH)
Daphne M. Harrington, MD (University of Virginia- Nephrology Fellowship, Charlottesville, VA)
Jennifer G. Foster, MD (Academic Hospitalist Medicine- Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL)

2010-2011

Zubin P. Kolangaden, MD (Geisinger Med Center- Nephrology Fellowship, Danville, PA)
Jeffrey T. Lineberry, MD (VMC- Hospitalist Medicine, Greenville, NC)