Department of Medicine

About Us
 

Dedicated to the future of care

The Department of Medicine provides residents with a thorough, broad-based education while giving patients individualized care through Feinberg-affiliated hospitals and care sites and conducting high-level basic and clinical research through our 12 specialized internal medicine divisions.

As with everything we do, whether at the bedside, in the classroom or in the laboratory, we are constantly striving for excellence.”

Douglas E. Vaughan, MD

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What We Do

Faculty Spotlight

Mercedes Carnethon

Professor of Preventive Medicine (Epidemiology) and Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Epidemiologic studies of cardiovascular disease, with a focus on health behaviors including diet, physical activity and sleep and in populations defined by race/ethnicity, age and gender.

Sergejs Berdnikovs

Associate Professor of Medicine (Allergy and Immunology)

The question of primary interest in my lab is why only select individuals, despite being genetically similar and living in the same allergen environment, are prone to developing allergic disease, and which processes drive this predisposition? To address this, we employ a systems biology approach and bioinformatics to explore whether there is underlying unity in the pathogenesis of seemingly disparate allergic diseases. By synthesizing large volumes of biological data, we link departures from homeostatic conditions (including changes in metabolic, developmental, and endocrine systems) at the ep...

Richard Green

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Hepatology (liver)

James C Carr

Professor of Radiology (Vascular and Interventional Radiology), McCormick School of Engineering, Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Radiology (Cardiovascular and Thoracic Imaging)

Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), Coronary CT angiography, Cardiac CT, CT angiography, Vascular and interventional radiology

Abby N Agulnek

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Medical Informatics, Health Information Systems

Arvydas D Vanagunas

Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

Endoscopic ultrasound, Ulcer disease

Amitkumar R Patel

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

Care of hospitalized medicine patients, medical student and resident education

Hassan M.K. Ghomrawi

Associate Professor of Surgery (Pediatric General Surgery), Medicine (Rheumatology) and Pediatrics

Dr. Ghomrawi is an experienced health services researcher focused on conducting health services and outcomes studies in surgery that challenge and aim to improve on current clinical practices. He has been conducting NIH-funded clinical research studies for more than 15 years and have published 50+ articles in some of the most prestigious medical and surgical journals. He has specific interests in appropriateness of surgical care, decision making, cost effectiveness analysis, patient reported outcomes, and patient expectations. He also has interest in using technology to improve surgical outcom...