Core Faculty

Lynn Bowlby, MD Lynn Bowlby, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Duke Outpatient Clinic Rotation Director
Clinical Interests: General medical care for chronic and acute disease in adults, medical problems of pregnancy
Saumil Chudgar, MD Saumil Chudgar, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: Hospital Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Clinical Interests: Hospital medicine, consultative general internal medicine for inpatients, resident and medical student education
Research Interests: Medical education, assessment of clinical skills, clinical reasoning, simulation, curriculum development
Ralph Corey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division: Infectious Diseases
Role in Resident Education: Vice Chair for Education and Global Health
Clinical Interests: Staph bacteremia, endocarditis, pericarditis, travel and tropical medicine, general infectious diseases
Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division: Rheumatology and Immunology

S. Nicole Hastings, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division: Geriatrics
Role in Resident Education: Course Director, Medical Education
Clinical Interests: Comprehensive geriatric assessment, medication use in the elderly, transitions of care/care coordination

Ruediger Lehrich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: Nephrology
Cara O'Brien, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: Hospital Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Course Director, Medical Education
Clinical Interests: Hospital medicine, general internal medicine consultation for hospitalized patients, resident and medical student education
Nilesh Patel, MD
Medical Instructor
Division: General Internal Medicine
Sonal Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Role in Resident Education: VA Prime Clinic Medical Director
 
Richard Riedel, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division: Medical Oncology
Sarah Rivelli, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Role in Resident Education: Director, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Residency
Clinical Interests: General internal medicine, psychiatry, hospitalist medicine, consultation-liason psychiatry, delirium, affective disorders, psychosomatic medicine
Sharon Rubin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Rotation Director at Pickett Road
Clinical Interests: Preventative medicine, women's health
Scott Shofer, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division: Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
David Simel, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division: General Internal Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Vice Chair for Veteran's Affairs in the Department of Medicine
Research Interests: Appropriateness of diagnostic test use in traditional laboratory and radiographic tests, as well as clinical examination
Nathan Thielman, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Research Professor of Global Health
Division: Infectious Diseases
Jane V. Trinh, MD Jane V. Trinh, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Role in Resident Education: Director, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency