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Faculty


Core Faculty




Terrie Mendelson, MD, PD
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, SMMC
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Creighton University
Medical School: UCSF
Internal Medicine Residency, UCSF
Fellowship in General Internal Medicine and Medical Education, UCSF
Education Director of Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Curriculum
ACP Award for Outstanding Teacher and Mentor 2015-2016
DIO / Director of Graduate Medical Education



Ingrid Block-Kurbisch, MD, APD
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, SMMC
Director of Ambulatory Care, SMMC
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine , Creighton University
Medical School: University of Vienna, Austria
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center
Fellowship in Endocrinology, UCSF
Education Director of Endocrine Curriculum, SMMC





R. Bryan Klassen, MD, PhD
Associate Program Director
Medical School: Stanford University
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco
Chief Resident: 2016 St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco





Daniel Raybin, MD
Chairman of the Department of Medicine, SMMC
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Creighton University
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: New York Memorial Hospital; University of Pennsylvania
Respiratory Medicine Fellowship: Stanford University Education
Director of Critical Care Curriculum, SMMC
Director, Pulmonary Care Curriculum




Francis J. Charlton, Jr., MD
Internist, Private Practice, San Francisco
Chairman, Clinical Competency Committee, St Mary’s Medical Center
Medical Staff President/Chief 2011-2013, St Mary’s Medical Center
Medical School: Georgetown University
Residency: St Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco






Jose Eguia, MD, MPH  
Infectious Diseases, SMMC
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons
Residency: Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons
Infectious Disease Fellowship: UCSF
MPH: UC Berkeley
Education Director of Infectious Disease Curriculum





Shan Wen, MD  
Hospitalist, St Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Creighton University SOM
Medical School: West China University of Medicine, Chengdu, China
Residency Foreign: West China University of Medicine, Chengdu
Fellowship: Cardiology, West China University of Medicine, Chengdu
Residency USA: St Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco




Jake Adams, DO  
Director, ICU & Critical Care, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified, ABIM:  Internal Medicine and Critical Care
Medical School: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon
Fellowship: Critical Care, Cleveland Clinic





Robert Schoene, MD  
Associate Director, ICU & Critical Care, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified, ABIM: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Pulmonary Disease
Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle
Fellowship: Respiratory Disease, University of Washington





Teaching Faculty

Charles Allison, MD
General Internal Medicine Practice, SMMC
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
Residency: Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, and SMMC

Arash Babaki, MD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified, ABIM; Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Medical School: School of Medicine, Tehran University
Residency: Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL

Xylona Bibal, MD
Internist, Mercy Doctors' Medical Group
Board Certified, ABIM: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco

Lydia Chan, MD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Medical School: Ross University SOM
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco

Warren Chang, MD
Nephrology, SMMC
Medical School: UC Davis School of Medicine
Residency and Nephrology Fellowship, UC Davis School of Medicine
Education Director of Nephrology Curriculum

Christian Cruz, MD
Nephrology, SMMC
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC
Residency: Cornell Medical Center, NY-Presbyterian Hospital Nephrology
Fellowship: Cornell Medical Center, NY-Presbyterian Hospital
  
Jeffrey Frank, MD, MBA, FACP
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM; Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
Medical School: University of Southern California SOM
Residency: Highland Alameda County Hospital, Oakland

Diana Hilbert, MD 
General Internal Medicine Practice, SMMC
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Ambulatory Medicine/ Primary Care
Medical School: Dartmouth University
Residency: UCLA

Sara Huang, MD 
Radiation Oncology, SMMC
Medical School: UC Davis School of Medicine
Residency: SMMC

Kevin Man, MD
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, SMMC
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
GI/Hepatology Fellowship: California Pacific Medical Center
Education Director of Gastroenterology/ Hepatology Curriculum

Michael McCarthy, MD, PhD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine
Medical School: St. George's University SOM
Residency: University of Virginia

Sharon Meyer, MD
General Internal Medicine, SMMC and CPMC
HIV Medicine, UCSF and California Pacific Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor, Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: George Washington University
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
Chief Resident: 1992, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco

Joseph A. Mollick, MD, PhD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM; Medical Oncology
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital

Nicholas B. Monaco, MD, FASN
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM; Nephrology
Medical School: Pavlov Medical Institute/State Medical University of St. Petersburg, Russia
Residency: New York University/ Manhattan VA Medical Center, NY
Fellowship: Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco

Remo Morelli, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine, SMMC
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Chief of Peripheral Vascular Intervention, SMMC
Medical School: UCSF
Residency: St. Louis University and Washington University, Missouri
Cardiology Fellowship and Research Fellowship, CVRI, UCSF
Education Director of Cardiology Curriculum, SMMC

C. Michael Neuwelt, MD, FACP
Rheumatology Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School, Residency and Rheumatology Fellowship: George Washington University Medical Center, Washington DC

Richard Podolin, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine, SMMC
Director of Echocardiography Lab, SMMC
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics Cardiology
Fellowship: UCSF

John Selle, DO 
General Internal Medicine/ Primary Care
Assistant Director of Ambulatory Care, SMMC
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: SMMC

Peter I Teng, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine, SMMC
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: UMDNJ, New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC
Fellowship(s):
   - SCOR Fellow in Lipid and Atherosclerosis Research
   - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, NYC
   - Cardiology, Stanford University
   - Vascular Biology Post-doctoral Fellow: Stanford University

William A. Triana, MD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine
Medical School: National University of Colombia, Bogota
Internship: FSFB University Hospital, Colombia
Residency: Albert Einstein COM / St. Barnabas Hospital, NY

Humayun Tufail, MD
Medical Director, Hospitalist Program, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine
Medical School: King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan
Residency: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Mark Wakasa, MD
Chairman, Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, SMMC
Medical Director, Rehabilitation Services, SMMC
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago
Residency: Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, and Stanford University

Robert Weber, MD
Hematology-Oncology, SMMC
Associate Director, Northern California Melanoma Center, SMMC
Chairman, Cancer Committee, SMMC
Vice Chief of Staff, SMMC
Medical School: University of St Louis School of Medicine, Missouri
Residency: UC Davis Medical Center
Hematology/Oncology Fellowship: Scripps Clinic, San Diego
Education Director of HEM/ONC Curriculum

Shan Wen, MD
Hospitalist, St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine
Medical School: West China University of Medical Sciences, Chengdu
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center, San Francisco

Li-Xi Yang, MD, PhD
Director of Academic Research, SMMC
Director of Radiation Biology, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Medical School: Nantong Medical School, China
Residency: 2nd Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology: Dartmouth Medical School
Education Director for Research and Medical Statistics