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Internal Medicine Residency Program Faculty

Everardo
Everardo Cobos, MD, FACP

Department Chair
Clinical Professor and Vice Chair of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chair, Department of Medicine
Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Kern Medical

Alan
Alan S. Ragland, DO

Program Director
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, General Internal Medicine, Kern Medical
Program Director, Internal Medicine

Ayham
Ayham Aboeed, MD

Associate Program Director
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Pulmonary Critical Care, Kern Medical
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Kern Medical

Sabitha

Sabitha Eppanapally, MD Associate Program Director
Clinical Instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief of Nephrology, Kern Medical
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Kern Medical

Greti

Greti Petersen, MD, FACP Associate Program Director
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, General Internal Medicine, Kern Medical
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine, Kern Medical

Arash

Arash Heidari, MD, FACP Fellowship Director, Infectious Disease
Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Medicine Sub Specialty Clinics, Kern Medical
Associate Medical Director of Valley Fever Institute

​​Royce H. Johnson
Royce H. Johnson, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Department of Medicine, Kern Medical
Chief, Infectious Disease, Kern Medical
Director, Valley Fever Institute

Rasha Kuran
Rasha Kuran, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Infectious Disease, Kern Medical
Associate Medical Director, Valley Fever Institute

Alaleh

Alaleh Bazmi, MD, FACP Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division of General Internal Medicine, Kern Medical

Janpreet
Janpreet Bhandohal, MDAcademic Hospitalist / Procedurelist
Clinical Instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division of Hospital Medicine, Kern Medical

Sangeeta
Sangeeta Chandramahanti, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Kern Medical

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Chandrika Chitturi, MDDivision, Nephrology, Kern Medical
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Igor Garcia-Pacheco, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Academic Hospitalist / Procedurelist

Chief, Division of Hospital Medicine, Kern Medical
ICU Intensivist

Ralph
Ralph Garcia-Pacheco, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, Division Pulmonary Critical Care, Kern Medical
Director, ICU
Director, Pulmonary Ambulatory Care, Kern Medical

Aslan
Aslan GhandForoush, DO

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief of Cardiology
Director of Interventional Cardiology

Bao Quynh Huynh
Bao Quynh Huynh, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Rheumatology Infusion Clinic, Kern Medical
Chief, Rheumatology, Kern Medical

Fowrooz
Fowrooz Joolhar, MD, FACC

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Cardiology, Kern Medical

Ishaan
Ishaan Kalha, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, Gastroenterology, Kern Medical

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Shikha Mishra, MD

Visiting Assistant Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Academic Hospitalist/Proceduralist
Division of Hospital Medicine, Kern Medical

Leila
Leila Moosavi, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at USCLA
Academic Hospitalist / Procedurelist
Division of Hospital Medicine, Kern Medical

Augustine
Augustine D. Munoz, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Kern Medical
Director, Pulmonary Services
Associate Medical Director, Valley Fever Institute

Rahul
Rahul Dev Polineni, MDAssistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Hematology/Oncology, Kern Medical

Norka
Norka Quillatupa, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Geriatrics, Kern Medical

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Kasey Radicic, DOClinical Instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Academic Hospitalist/Proceduralist
Division of Hospital Medicine, Kern Medical
Katayoun
Katayoun Sabetian, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief, Neurology, Kern Medical

Samie
Samir Salameh, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Division, General Internal Medicine, Kern Medical

Tiffany
Tiffany Win, MD

Clinical Instructor of Medicine,David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Division, Cardiology, Kern Medical