Meet Our Faculty

Internal Medicine Residency Faculty Members

The faculty of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Methodist Health System provides supervision, support, and guidance to medical residents.

Leigh Hunter, MD, FACP

Leigh Hunter, MD, FACP
Program Director, Methodist Internal Medicine Residency Program
Medical school: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, Texas
Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, Methodist Heath System, Dallas, Texas

Michael A. Sheffield, MD
Associate Program Director, Methodist Internal Medicine Residency Program
Medical school: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
Residency: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama

Bradley R. Pirtle, DO
Associate Program Director, Methodist Internal Medicine Residency Program
Medical school: Nova Southeastern Univ. of Medicine, North Miami Beach, Florida
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, Texas

Isitri Modak, MD
Associate Program Director, Methodist Internal Medicine Residency Program
Chair, Clinical Competency Committee
Medical school: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Additional Full-Time Faculty

Kathryn Brown, MD
Medical school: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Residency: St. Paul Medical Center Dallas, TX

Ashley Chapel, MD
Medical school: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, El Paso, TX
Residency: Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Les Cler, MD
Medical school: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

Valentine Ebuh, MD
Medical school: Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
Residency: Salem Hospital, Salem, MA

Preetivi Ellis, MD
Medical school: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
Residency: Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Elwaleed Elnagar, MD
Medical school: University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Residency: Aurora Health Care

Bassem Elsawy, MD
Medical school: Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: Resurrection Healthcare - St. Francis Hospital

Anuj Goel, MD
Medical school: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

Stephen L. Hines, MD, FACP
Medical school: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Residency: Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Centers for Disease Control, EIS Program

Lauren Hoffman, MD  
Medical school: University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX
Residency: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Kimberly Johnson, DO
Medical school: TCOM/University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Mark A. Lyons, Jr., MD
Medical school: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Hetendra Makanbhai, MD
Medical school: University of the West Indies, Trinidad, West Indies
Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
Anesthesia Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

Raymond Munoz, MD
Medical school: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Tara Norris, MD
Medical school: University of Kansas Medical School, Kansas City, KS
Residency: Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA

K.C. Raney, MD
Medical school: University of Texas at Houston, Houston, TX
Residency: Methodist Health System, Dallas, TX

Lindsey Stockton, MD
Medical School: Texas A&M College of Medicine, Temple, TX
Residency: Texas A&M College of Medicine, Temple, TX

Kanchan Tiwari, MD
Medical school: Medical Doctor and Surgeon, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Residency: University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

Miguel Villamil, MD
Medical school: Medical Doctor and Surgeon, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Residency: University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK

Additional Internal Medicine/Subspecialty Faculty

Allergy & Immunology

  • Howard Crisp, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Eyoel Abebe, MD
  • Ahmed Alobaidi, MD
  • Howard Anderson, MD
  • Gene Bigham, MD
  • Shelly Chang, MD
  • Jerry Davis, MD
  • Ahmed Elfar, MD
  • James Goodsett, MD
  • William Howard, MD
  • Susan Huynh, DO
  • Asma Khatoon, MD
  • April Morales
  • Jerod Patchin, DO
  • Michael Poku, MD
  • Salman Raheem, DO
  • David Ruiz-Bello, MD
  • Anas Saleh, MD
  • Fay Simon, MD

Cardiology

  • Imran Afridi, MD
  • Robert Edmonson, MD
  • Gurav Gupta, MD
  • Amit Guttigoli, MD
  • Steve Haley, MD
  • Mark Jenkins, MD
  • David Levine, MD
  • Edwin Olson, MD
  • Mark Thompson, MD
  • Jay Wright, DO

Dermatology

  • Bill Way, DO
  • Daniel Witheiler, MD

Emergency Medicine

  • Alex Cohen, MD
  • Brad Sellers, DO
  • Robert Simonson, DO

Endocrinology

  • Steve Fordan, MD

Gastroenterology

  • Prashant Kedia, MD
  • Jeffrey Linder, MD
  • Armond Schwartz, MD
  • Paul Tarnasky, MD

Geriatrics

  • Preetivi Ellis, MD
  • Bassem Elsawy, MD

Gynecology

  • Dale Stovall, MD
  • Rochelle Mckown
  • Teresa Bascom

Hematology-Oncology

  • Ashwani Agarwal, MD
  • Cheryl Harth, MD
  • Lakshmi Priya Kannan, MD
  • Atisha Manhas, MD
  • Vasu Moparty, MD
  • Inna Shmerlin, MD
  • Dilipsinh Solanki, MD

Hepatology

  • Maisha Barnes, MD
  • Adil Habib, MD
  • Parvez Mantry, MD
  • Ashwini Mehta, DO
  • Hector Nazario, MD
  • Mangesh Pagadala, MD
  • Jeffrey Weinstein, MD

Infectious Diseases

  • Sohail Ahmed, MD
  • Ed Dominguez, MD
  • Leigh Hunter, MD
  • Steve Klemow, MD

Nephrology

  • Jose (Tony) Castillo-Lugo, MD
  • Renuka Chowdhury, MD
  • Roberto Collazo-Maldonado, MD
  • Kosunarty Fa, MD
  • Arti Gupta, MD
  • Salmon Khan, MD
  • David Nesser, MD
  • Carlos Pancorvo, MD
  • Sreevalli Pariti, MD
  • Ravina Patel, DO
  • Paul Skluzacek, MD
  • Anupkumar Shetty, MD
  • Ruben Velez, MD

Neurology

  • Gregg Shalan, MD

Ophthalmology

  • Sylvia Hargrave, MD

Otolaryngology

  • Rajiv Pandit, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

  • David Heck, MD

Psychiatry

  • Daniel Pearson, MD

Pulmonology/Critical Care

  • Zachary Dreyfuss, MD
  • Raghu Krishnamurthy, MD
  • Amit Mann, MD
  • Shibu Thomas, MD
  • Tung Tran, MD
  • Scott Wood, MD

Rheumatology

  • Marcia Genta, MD

Urology

  • Sujeet Acharya, MD

Wound Care

  • Maryam Raza, MD