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.

Department Leadership

Jerry L. Nadler , MD , FAHA, MACP

    • Title:
    • Internal Medicine Chairman & VIce Dean of Research

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

James G. Dixon , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
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General Internal Medicine Faculty

Thomas J. Manser , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Jody P. Boggs , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Ian Chen, MD

Ian A. Chen , MD , MPH

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Mark C. Flemmer , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Benjamin M. Goodman , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Anke Hacker , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Jennifer L. Knips , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Kathleen P. McEntee , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Jennifer Lynn Ryal , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Sami G. Tahhan , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Otarod Bahrani , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Jennifer A. Hofstra , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Tamara A. Jones , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Paul A. King , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Kimberly M. Span , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
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Glennan Center Faculty

Robert M. Palmer , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Madeline L. Dunstan , MS

    • Title:
    • Associate Director, Clinical Education

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Christianne N. Fowler

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.5955
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

M.C. Galicia-Castillo , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Mily J. Kannarkat , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Hamid R. Okhravi , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
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Infectious Diseases Faculty

Edward C. Oldfield , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Catherine Jane F. Derber , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Ronald W. Flenner , MD

    • Title:
    • Vice Dean, Academic Affairs

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Office Location:
    • Lewis Hall

L. Beth Gadkowski , MD , MPH, MS

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Nancy M. Khardori , MD , PhD, FACP, FIDSA

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Martha L. Mooney , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Shivanjali Shankaran , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Geraldine A. Stott , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
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Pulmonary & Critical Care Faculty

Paul Marik, MD

Paul E. Marik , MD , FCCP, FCCM

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Enrique Calvo-Ayala, MD

Enrique Calvo Ayala , MD , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall
White Coat

Michael H. Hooper , MD , MSc

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Joseph John , PA-C , PAC, RVT

    • Title:
    • Physicians Assistant

    • Role:
    • Staff

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.5955
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Alexander Levitov, MD

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

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall
Joshua Sill, MD

Joshua M. Sill , MD , FACP, FCCP

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8920
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Williams Hall
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Sleep Disorder Center Faculty

J. Catesby Ware , PhD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.625.0172
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk
Dr. Robert Vorona

Robert D. Vorona , MD

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Maria P. Winn , MSN , FNP, MSN

    • Title:
    • Instructor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.625.0172
    •  
    • Office Location:
    • Fort Norfolk
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Strelitz Diabetes Center Faculty

Aaron I. Vinik , MD , PhD, FCP, MACP

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Cheryl Lyda D. Almirante , MD

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

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

    • Title:
    • Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

David C. Lieb , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Kaiwen Ma , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Instructor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Margaret A. Morris Fears , PhD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Henri K. Parson , PhD

    • Title:
    • Research Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Donald W. Richardson , MD

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Jagdeesh Ullal , MD , MD, MS, CCD, ECNU, FACE, FACP

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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

Etta J. Vinik

    • Title:
    • Assistant Director, Education

    • Role:
    • Faculty

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