Faculty


Core Faculty




Terrie Mendelson, MD, FACP
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Director, Graduate Medical Education / DIO
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Creighton University
Medical School: UCSF
Residency: UCSF
Fellowship: General Internal Medicine and Medical Education, UCSF
ACP Award for Outstanding Teacher and Mentor 2015-2016
Board Certified, ABIM 
Dr. Terrie Mendelson, MD



Ingrid Block-Kurbisch, MD, FACP
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Medical Director of Ambulatory Care
Education Director, Endocrinology
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine , Creighton University
Medical School: University of Vienna, Austria
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center
Fellowship: Endocrinology, UCSF
Board Certified, ABIM: Internal Medicine and Endocrinology





Daniel Raybin, MD
Chair, Department of Medicine
Education Director, Pulmonology
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Stanford University
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Creighton University
Medical School: Stanford University 
Residency: New York Memorial Hospital; University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, Stanford University
Board Certified, ABIM, and Pulmonary & Critical Care




Francis J. Charlton, Jr., MD
Primary Care Internist, Mercy Medical Doctors Group
Education Director, Geriatrics 
Medical School: Georgetown University
Residency: St Mary’s Medical Center, San Francisco
Board Certified, ABIM






Jake Adams, DO  
Director, Intensive Care & Critical Care
Education Director, Critical Care
Medical School: Midwestern University, AZ College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Legacy Health System, Portland
Fellowship: Critical Care, Cleveland Clinic
Board Certified ABIM: Internal Medicine and Critical Care





Kim Marquis, MD  
Interim Director, Intensive Care
Medical School: Duke University 
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle
Fellowship: Pulmonary/ Critical Care 
Board Certified ABIM: Internal Medicine and Critical Care and Pulmonary Disease 

Dr. Kim Marquis



Robert Schoene, MD  
Associate Director, Intensive Care
Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle
Fellowship: Respiratory Disease, University of Washington
Board Certified, ABIM: Internal Medicine & Critical Care and Pulmonary Disease





Teaching Faculty

Charles Allison, MD
Primary Care Internist, Mercy Doctors’ Medical Group
Medical School: University of Minnesota 
Residency: Milwaukee County General Hospital, Milwaukee, and SMMC
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Xylona Bibal, MD
Primary Care Internal Medicine, St. Mary's Medical Center
Education Director, Healthcare for the Underserved
Medical School: Ross University 
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Mauricio Jalife Bucay, MD
Hospitalist Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
Medical School: Universidad Anahuac de la Ciudad de Mexico 
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine 

Michelle Burk, DO
Primary Care and Addiction Medicine, St. Mary’s Medical Center 
Medical School: Touro University 
Residency: St. Mary’s Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Warren Chang, MD
Chief, Nephrology 
Education Director, Nephrology
Medical School: UC Davis 
Residency: UC Davis 
Fellowship: Nephrology, UC Davis
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Christian Cruz, MD
Nephrology
Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York
Residency: Cornell Medical Center, NY-Presbyterian Hospital 
Fellowship: Nephrology, Cornell Medical Center, NY-Presbyterian Hospital
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine and Nephrology

Johnathan Duong, MD 
Hospitalist Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: UT Southwestern School of Medicine 
Residency: Southwestern, Internal Medicine 
Fellowship: UCSF: Hospitalist Medicine 
UCSF Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Champion Training 
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Gitouf Elnema, MD

Hospitalist Medicine 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
Medical School: University of Khartoum, Sudan
Residency: Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center, Georgia
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training 
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Shubra Gupta, MD
Hospitalist Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Director, St. Mary’s Medical Center, SF
Medical School- Armed Forces Medical College
Residency - Internal Medicine, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago
UCSF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Diana Hilbert, MD, FACP 
Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mercy Doctors Medical Group
Director: Primary Care Rotation/Women’s Health
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: Dartmouth University
Residency: UCLA
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Ari B. Hoffman, MD
Director, UCSF – SMMC Hospital Medicine Service
HS Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF
Medical School: UCSF
Residency: UCSF
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Matthew C. Jeong, MD
Hospitalist Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: St. Mary’s Medical Center, SF
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Abraham  (Avromi) Kanal, MD
Hospitalist Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF 
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Yale Internal Medicine and Primary Care
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Xinran (Leo) Liu , MD, MS 
Hospitalist Medicine 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine , UCSF 
Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: University of Washington, Seattle, Internal Medicine 
Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle, Medical Informatics 
UCSF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Kevin Man, MD
Chief, Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Education Director, Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Residency: California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
Fellowship: GI/Hepatology, California Pacific Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology

Joseph A. Mollick, MD, PhD
Hospital Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Medical Oncology, Stanford Medical Center
UCSF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Board Certified: ABIM Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine

Remo Morelli, MD, FACC
Chief, Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Education Director, Cardiology
Vice Chief of Staff, St. Mary’s Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: UCSF
Residency: St. Louis University and Washington University
Fellowship: Cardiology and Research: CVRI, UCSF
Board Certified: ABIM and Cardiology

C. Michael Neuwelt, MD, FACP
Rheumatology 
Education Director, Rheumatology
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: George Washington University 
Residency: George Washington University
Fellowship: Rheumatology, George Washington University
Board Certified: ABIM & Rheumatology

Lauren Olson, MD
Primary Care Internal Medicine, Mercy Doctors' Medical Group
HIV Primary Care 
Medical School: St. George's University, School of Medicine 
Residency: St. Mary's Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Richard Podolin, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Director of Echocardiography
Education Director, EKG Curriculum
Medical School: Stanford University 
Residency: University of Chicago 
Fellowship: Cardiology, UCSF
Board Certified: Cardiology

Carlos Quintana, MD
Neurology
Stroke Medical Director
Medical School: UCSD
Internship: University of Nevada
Residency: UC Davis
Fellowship: Sleep/Epilepsy, UC Davis
Board Certified: Neurology

John Selle, DO 
Primary Care Internal Medicine
Assistant Director of Ambulatory Care, St. Mary’s Medical Center
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Residency: St. Mary’s Medical Center
Board Certified: ABIM

Yalda Shahram, MD
Hospital Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF  
Residency: Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, Internal Medicine 
UCSF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training.       
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Ryan Sharma, MD, MPH
Hospital Medicine 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine , UCSF 
Medical School: University of Sydney Medical School in Sydney Australia
Internship: Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA, Internal Medicine 
Residency: Residency Training at Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital. 
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine

Bao Tran, MD  
Interventional Cardiology
Medical Director, Structural Heart Program 
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania  
Residency: UCSF
Fellowship(s):
   - Cardiology, UCLA
   - Interventional Cardiology, Kaiser Permanente, SoCal
Board Certified: ABIM and Cardiology

Mark Wakasa, MD
Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Director, Rehabilitation Services
Clinical Professor of PM&R, Stanford University
Medical School: Loyola University Stritch, Chicago
Residency: Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, and Stanford University
Board Certified: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Robert Weber, MD
Hematology-Oncology
Director, Cancer Center, SMMC
Education Director, Hematology-Oncology
Associate Director, Northern California Melanoma Center, SMMC
Medical School: University of St Louis School of Medicine
Residency: UC Davis Medical Center
Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Scripps Clinic, San Diego
Board Certified: Hematology and Oncology

Shen Wen, MD
Hospitalist Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Medical School: Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan
Residency: St. Mary’s Medical Center
UCSF- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
Board Certified: ABIM Internal Medicine