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Program Leadership

George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIdSA
  • Chief of Medicine

 

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Susan V. George, MD, FACP, SFHM, FRCP
  • Program Director

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Brandi Hoag, DO
  • Associate Program Director

 

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Suzanne G. Martin, MD
  • Associate Program Director

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Jennifer Sargent, DO, FACP
  • Associate Program Director

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Nitin Trivedi, MD, FACP
  • Associate Program Director

 

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Rebecca L. Spanagel, MD
  • Student Coordinator

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Faculty

Medicine Department Core Faculty
Saint Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center


Administration

GEORGE M. ABRAHAM, MD, MPH, FACP, FIdSA

Chief of Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital
Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Education: MBBS, MD, Christian Medical College
MPH: Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

SUSAN V. GEORGE, MD, FACP, SFHM, FRCP

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: MBBS, National University of Singapore
MRCP: Royal College of Physicians, UK
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

NITIN TRIVEDI, MD, DM, FACP, FACE

Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director, Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Medicine
Education: MBBS, MGM Medical College
DM: Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Fellowship: Joslin Diabetes Center and Brown Medical School

BRANDI L. HOAG, DO

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director, Saint Vincent Ambulatory Care
Education: University of New England Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

SUZANNE G. MARTIN, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Education: University of Chicago-Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Chief Medical Resident: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Nephrology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

JENNIFER B. SARGENT, DO, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Education: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief Medical Resident: Saint Vincent Hospital

L. REBECCA SPANAGEL, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Student Coordinator, Saint Vincent Hospital
Education: BA, University of Rochester
MD, University of University of Rochester
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital


Blood Disorders and Cancer Medicine

A. DANIYAL SIDDIQUI, MD

Division Director Hematology and Medical Oncology Saint Vincent Hospital
Director Safety Saint Vincent Cancer and Wellness Center
Assistant Professor of Medicine UMMS
Medical School: Nishtar Medical College
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: UMASS Memorial Medical Center Board Certified:
Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology


Cardiovascular Medicine

MARK J. KRANIS, DO

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Program Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Education: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Fellowship: Saint Vincent Hospital

JOSEPH G. KIRKPATRICK JR, MD, FACC

Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Cardiology, CCU and Non Invasive Cardiology
Education: BS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.D., Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania State University
Residency: Roger Williams General Hospital
Fellowship: Rhode Island Hospital

JOSEPH C. HANNAN, MD, FACC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Medical Director, Invasive and Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Program Director, Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship
Education:  State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York
Fellowship: St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center of New York


Critical Care Medicine

DANIEL M. STEIGMAN, MD

Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Education: BA, Columbia University
MD, Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital


Endocrine and Metabolic Medicine

NITIN TRIVEDI, MD, DM, FACP, FACE

Associate Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Director, Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Medicine
Education: MBBS, MGM Medical College
DM, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Fellowship: Joslin Diabetes Center and Brown Medical School


Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Medicine

CURUCHI ANAND, MD, FACP

Associate Professor Medicine, UMMS
Director, Department of Gastroenterology
Education: MBBS, Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowship: University Hospital of Arkansas


Geriatric Medicine

GARY P. BLANCHARD, MD

Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Education: Tufts University                                                                                                         
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Vincent Hospital
Fellowship: Brown University


Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

ANTHONY L. ESPOSITO, MD, FACP

Director, Division of Infectious Disease and Geographic Medicine
Education: BA, Bowdoin College
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center
Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Pulmonary Medicine

RICHARD A. ROSIELLO, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital
Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Reliant Medical Group at WMC
Education: BA, College of the Holy Cross
MD, Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical School
Fellowship: Yale University


Renal Medicine

ROBERT M. BLACK, MD

Professor of Medicine, UMMS
Director, Division of Renal Medicine
Education: BS, University of Pittsburgh
MD, Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Medical Center, Yale University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital


Rheumatic Diseases and Musculoskeletal Medicine

ELINOR MODY, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director, Division of Rheumatology
Education: B.S. in Biology, Duke University
M.D., Duke University School of Medicine
Residency, Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship, Rheumatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital