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Hospital Medicine

Hospital Medicine

Partners in Caring for Your Patients

While in the hospital, your patients are cared for by our hospital medicine team around the clock.

Our team of medical professionals is specially trained to care for hospitalized patients, including those who are acutely ill. Our team of medical doctors or hospitalists and advanced practice clinicians have years of experience and advanced education and training. All have years of experience and advanced education and training.

Our team approach means you can be confident your patients’ care is managed by a specialist regardless of location or time of day.

William J. Fritsch, MD
William J. Fritsch, Jr., M.D.
Medical Director of Hospital Medicine

Our Hospital Medicine Providers

Rohini R. Alay, M.D.
Rohini R. Alay, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College
Residency: University of Nevada
Internship: University of Nevada
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Dorin I. Andreescu, M.D. photo
Dorin I. Andreescu, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine
Residency: St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Internship: St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Anthony G. Avitabile, D.O.
Anthony G. Avitabile, D.O.

Specialty: Family Practice
Medical School: College of Osteopathic Medicine East
Residency: Tennessee State University
Internship: Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medicine
Certification: American Board of Family Practice


James C. Balvich, M.D.
James C. Balvich, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Ken Bell, D.O.
Ken Bell, D.O.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Kenwood Jewish Hospital Health
Internship: Good Samitarian Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


David Bosshardt, M.D.
David Bosshardt, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Alabama
Residency: Charlotte Memorial Hospital
Internship: Charlotte Memorial Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Young S. Chang, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship: Kettering College of Medical Arts
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


David B. Dodson, M.D.
David B. Dodson, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Residency: Vanderbilt University
Internship: Vanderbilt University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Deborah Duffield, M.D.
Deborah Duffield, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Louisiana State University
Residency: University of Tennessee
Internship: Baylor University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Travis Flock, M.D.
Travis Flock, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residency: Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Cristina E. Florea, M.D.
Cristina E. Florea, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine
Residency: Emory University
Internship: Emory University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Radian L. Florea, M.D.
Radian L. Florea, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center
Internship: Jacobi Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


 

James E.Gilbert II, D.O.
James E.Gilbert II, D.O.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Georgia Regents University
Internship: Georgia Regents University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Robert Goldmann, M.D.
Robert Goldmann, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: State University of New York
Residency: St. Luke Presbyterian Medical Center
Internship: St. Luke Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: St. Luke Presbyterian Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Family Practice


Marina Grigorian, M.D.
Marina Grigorian, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Yerevan State Medical University
Residency: University of Tennessee
Internship: University of Tennessee
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Richard Gusso, M.D.
Richard Gusso, M.D.

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Internship: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


F. Lee Hamilton, M.D.
F. Lee Hamilton, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of Tennessee
Internship: University of Tennessee
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Adrienne Harrington, M.D.
Adrienne Harrington, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Internship: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Biram C. Hicks, M.D.
Biram C. Hicks, M.D.
Specialty: Infectious Disease; Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Missouri
Residency: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Internship: University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine


Judy Huang, M.D.
Judy Huang, M.D.
Specialty: Neurology
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University of South Alabama
Internship: University of South Alabama
Certification: American Board of Psychiatry


Kristen Joels, M.D.
Kristen Joels, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center
Internship: University of Kentucky Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Avni Kapadia, M.D.
Avni Kapadia, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Baroda
Residency: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Devon Kendrick, M.D.
Devon Kendrick, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Internship: Indiana University Medical School
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Denis Kennedy, M.D.
Specialty: Psychiatry
Medical School: University College of Dublin
Residency: University of Missouri
Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital
Fellowship: Missouri Institute of Psychiatry 
Certification: American Board of Psychiatry


Eun Kyung Lee, M.D.
Eun Kyung Lee, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Chonnan National University
Residency: St. Elizabeth Health Center
Internship: St. Elizabeth Health Center
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Kevin P. Luce, M.D.
Kevin P. Luce, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of Tennessee
Internship: University of Tennessee
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Ryan McNamara, M.D.
Ryan McNamara, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: Washington University Medical
Internship: Washington University Medical
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Nancy G. Michaelis, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Louisiana State University
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University
Internship: Virginia Commonwealth University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


J. Scott Muller, M.D.
J. Scott Muller, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Vanderbilt University
Residency: University of North Carolina
Internship: University of North Carolina
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Hany A. Naggar, M.
Hany A. Naggar, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: Medical College of Georgia Hospital
Internship: Medical College of Georgia
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Darshan D. Naik, M.D.
Darshan D. Naik, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Residency: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Internship: University of Tennessee, Memphis
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Theresa Pollard, M.D.
Theresa Pollard, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of South Carolina
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
Internship: Carolinas Medical Center
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Mani Ravee, M.D.
Specialty: Pulmonology
Medical School: Coimbatore Medical College
Residency: Veterans Affairs Medical Center; St. Frances Medical Center
Internship: Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Fellowship: Indiana University/Purdue University


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Chetan Shah, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Medical College of Baroda
Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
Internship: S.S.G. Hospital
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


 Wesley S. Thompson, M.D.
Wesley S. Thompson, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: Midwestern University
Residency: University of Florida Medical
Internship: University of Florida Medical
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Subhash Virani, M.D.
Subhash Virani, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: East Carolina University
Internship: East Carolina University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Richard Yap, M.D.
Richard Yap, M.D.
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Medical School: University of The Philippines
Residency: New York University
Internship: New York University
Fellowship: Brown University
Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine


Chris Chandler, APN
Chris Chandler, APN
Education: Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, Southern Adventist University


LouAnn Johnson, APN
LouAnn Johnson, APN

Education: Master of Science, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Kentucky


Bobbie Rakowski, APN
Bobbie Rakowski, APN
Education: Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga


Timothy D. Ryder, ANP
Timothy D. Ryder, ANP
Education: Master of Science, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Southern Adventist University

 

 

 



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