Internal Medicine Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff in the Department of Internal Medicine are proven leaders in their fields who have won numerous awards for scholarly activity and quality patient care. Devoted to teaching, the faculty actively participate in research projects, rotations and didactic sessions with the residents. Teaching is focused on up-to-date, evidence-based medicine, providing our residents with an exceptional knowledge base and clinical skill set. 

The qualifications of the staff encompass general or primary-care internal medicine, diabetes and endocrinology, geriatrics, pulmonary and critical care, sleep medicine, and infectious diseases and AIDS.

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Department Leadership

Jerry L. Nadler , MD , FAHA, MACP, FACE

    • Title:
    • Chairman

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

James G. Dixon , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

General Internal Medicine Faculty

Thomas J. Manser , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Jody P. Boggs , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Ian Chen, MD

Ian A. Chen , MD , MPH

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Mark C. Flemmer , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Benjamin M. Goodman , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Anke Hacker , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Jennifer L. Knips , MD

    • Title:
    • Resident

    • Role:
    • Resident

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7934
    •  
    • Office Location:

Kathleen P. McEntee , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Jennifer Lynn Ryal , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Sami G. Tahhan , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Otarod Bahrani , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Jennifer A. Hofstra , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Tamara A. Jones , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Paul A. King , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Kimberly M. Span , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

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Glennan Center Faculty

Robert M. Palmer , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7040
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Madeline L. Dunstan

    • Title:
    • Education Coordinator

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7040
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Christianne N. Fowler

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Marissa C. Galicia-Castillo , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7040
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Mily J. Kannarkat , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7040
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Deborah A. Morris , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Hamid R. Okhravi , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7040
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

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Infectious Diseases Faculty

Edward C. Oldfield , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Catherine J. Derber , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Ronald W. Flenner , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Dean

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

L. Beth Gadkowski , MD , MPH, MS

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Nancy M. Khardori , MD PhD, FACP, FIDSA

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Martha L. Mooney , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Shivanjali Shankaran , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Geraldine A. Stott , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Stephanie B. Troy , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Nephrology Faculty

EVMS Nephrologist

Ramin Tolouian MD, FASN

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Liwei E. Huang MD, PhD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

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Pulmonary & Critical Care Faculty

Paul Marik, MD

Paul E. Marik , MD , FCCP, FCCM

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Enrique Calvo-Ayala, MD

Enrique Calvo Ayala , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall
Michael Hooper, MD

Michael H. Hooper , MD , MSc

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

Joseph John , PAC, RVT

    • Title:
    • Instructor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.5758
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Alexander Levitov, MD

Alexander B. Levitov , MD , FCCM, FACP, RDCS

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Joshua Sill, MD

Joshua M. Sill , MD , FACP, FCCP

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Sleep Disorder Center Faculty

J. Catesby Ware , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk
Nancy Fishback

Nancy F. Fishback , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall
Dr. Robert Vorona

Robert D. Vorona , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk

Patricia W. Benson FNP, MSN, APRN, BC

    • Title:
    • Nurse Practitioner

    • Role:
    • Staff

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.625.0172
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk

Maria P. Winn FNP, MSN

    • Title:
    • Instructor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk

Strelitz Diabetes Center Faculty

Yumi Imai , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

Joseph A. Aloi , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Cheryl Lyda D. Almirante , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Romesh K. Khardori , MD , PhD, MB, FACP

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

David C. Lieb , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Kaiwen Ma , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Instructor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8472
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

Margaret A. Morris Fears , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.5891
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

Henri K. Parson , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.7976
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Donald W. Richardson , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Jagdeesh Ullal , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

Etta J. Vinik

    • Title:
    • Assistant Director Education

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall

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