Faculty

We Love Our Faculty.

Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine Training Program host a diverse and well-rounded faculty. Attending physicians at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, Union Memorial Hospital and Franklin Square Hospital Center are integrated into a single department with a single chair. This ensures a consistent educational mission and sustained mentorship to the residents of the program.

Program Leadership.

Jonathan E. Davis
MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Program
Chair

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Interests: Allergic emergencies,
GU emergencies, heme emergencies, resident/faculty development

Contact: Dr. Jonathan Davis

Rahul Bhat
MD, FACEP

Program Director

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Interests: Medical education, emergency ultrasound, M&M conference
Contact: Dr. Rahul Bhat

Joelle Borhart
MD, FAAEM

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Contact: Joelle Borhart, MD

David Carlberg
MD

Associate Program Director

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: ECGs, medical education, emergency airway and heroic procedure simulation
Contact: Dr. David Carlberg

 

Jeffrey N. Love
MD, FACEP

Founding Program Director

Professor and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
Interests:
Education, toxicology, ocular trauma, emergency radiology

Contact: Dr. Jeffrey Love

Clinical Faculty.

Michael S. Antonis
DO, RDMS, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Chair, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Director Emeritus, MEP Emergency Ultrasound Division
Interests:
Ultrasound, aeromedicine, physician control
Contact: Michael Antonis, DO

Lou Asaro
MD


Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician






Contact: Lou Asaro, MD

Shewit Bezabeh
MD, MPH

Medical
Epidemiologist
US FDA

Attending Physician, MWHC Department of Emergency Medicine
Interests:
Drug Safety, clinical trials, clinical epidemiology and international health

Contact: Shewit Bezabeh, MD

Ethan Booker
MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Ethan Booker, MD

Eric Chang
MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Simulation, airway management


Contact: Dr. Eric Chang

Hasan Chaudhary
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Hasan Chaudhary, MD

Liesl A. Curtis
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine




Contact: Dr. Liesl Curtis

B. Elizabeth Delasobera
MD

Assistant Professor
of Emergency
Medicine

Fellowship Program Director, Sports Medicine
Interests:
Sports medicine
Contact: Dr. Liz Delasobera

John DeSimone
MD, FACEP

Professor of
Clinical Emergency Medicine

Senior Attending Emergency Physician


Contact: Dr. John DeSimone

Sonja DeVaul
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician





Contact: Dr. Sonja DeVaul

Heather DeVore
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Sexual assault, child car seats, injury prevention


Contact: Dr. Heather DeVore

Jeffrey S. Dubin
MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington Hospital Center
Interests:
Administration, quality improvement, risk management
Contact: Dr. Jeff Dubin

Rollin J. (Terry) Fairbanks
MD MS FACEP

Associate Professor
of Emergency
Medicine

Georgetown University Emergency Medicine Attending Physician, MedStar Washington Hospital Center AVP, Ambulatory Quality & Safety, MedStar Health Founding Director, National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, MI2
Interests:
System safety engineering, human factors engineering, quality & safety
Contact: Dr. Terry Fairbanks
Follow on Twitter @TerryFairbanks

William Frohna
MD

Professor of
Clinical Emergency Medicine


Chairman, MedStar Emergency Physicians

Interests:
Mass gathering medicine, ED administration (quality improvement, safety/risk management)



Contact: Dr. Bill Frohna

Brendan R. Furlong
MD, FACEP

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine


Chief of Service, Emergency Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Interests:
EMTALA, Medical legal aspects of ER, clinical operations



Contact: Dr. Brendan Furlong

Jessica Galarraga
MD, MPH

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Health policy


Contact: Dr. Jessica Galarraga

Alexa Gale
MD, FAAEM

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests:Medical Education, patient satisfaction

Contact: Dr. Alexa Gale

Eric G. Glasser
MD, FACEP

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Associate Chief of Service, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Contact: Dr. Eric Glasser

Munish Goyal
MD, FACEP

Associate Professor
of Emergency
Medicine

Georgetown University School of Medicine Associate Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine MedStar Washington Hospital Center Interests: Resuscitation, Post-cardiac arrest syndrome, septic shock

Contact: Munish Goyal, MD

A. Zach Hettinger
MD, MS

Assistant Professor
of Emergency
Medicine


Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests:
Health information technology, patient safety research



Contact: Dr. Zach Hettinger

Korin Hudson
MD, FACEP, CAQ-SM

Associate Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine

Associate Program Director- Sports Medicine Fellowship Team Physician: Georgetown Athletics Team Physician: Washington Mystics Consulting Physician: Washington Capitals Vice-Chair, Ethics Committee, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Interests:
Sports Medicine, Medical Ethics, Pre-Hospital Care
Contact: Dr. Korin Hudson or Dr. Korin Hudson

Jacob Isserman
MD

Emergency
Medicine
Attending
Physician

Interests: Critical care, medical education

Contact: Dr. Jacob Isserman

Latrise Jefferson
MD

Emergency
Medicine
Attending
Physician



Contact: Dr. Latrise Jefferson

Kelly Johnson-Arbor
MD

Emergency Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine & Medical Toxicology Attending Physician

Interests: Hyperbaric Medicine, toxicology, medical education
Contact: Dr. Kelly Johnson-Arbor

Tamara Katy
MD

Pediatric Emergency Care Attending Physician






Contact: Dr. Tamara Katy

Kathryn Kellogg
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

MedStar Washington Hospital Center & National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare


Contact: Dr. Kathryn Kellogg

David R. Lane
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Vice Chair, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital, Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Interests:
Medical education, aeromedical transport, competency training and assessment
Contact: Dr. David Lane

Kerri Layman
MD, RDMS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Associate Chief of Service, MGUH Director, MEP Emergency Ultrasound Division Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Contact: Dr. Kerri Layman

Eric Leroux
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Dr. Eric Leroux

Toby Litovitz
MD, FACMT

Professor of Emergency
Medicine


Executive Medical Director, National Capital Poison Center

Sunil I. Madan
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Contact: Dr. Sunil Madan

Jasmine Malek
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests: HIV, head injury, international emergency medicine

Contact: Dr. Jasmine Malek

Kevin Maloy
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Medical informatics, data visualization, ambient information

Contact: Dr. Kevin Maloy

E. Gregory Marchand
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Director of Informatics, Department of Emergency Medicine, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Associate Medical Director, MedSTAR Transport
Interests:
Air medicine, patient safety initiatives, use of information technology in health care, airway management, trauma care


Contact: Dr. Greg Marchand

Anantha Mallia
DO

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician


Critical Care Attending Physician








Contact: Dr. Jasmine Malek

Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi
PharmD, MD, MPH

Emergency Medicine & Medical Toxicology Attending Physician


MedStar Washington Hospital Center & Children’s National Medical Center







Contact: Maryann Mazer-Amirshahi, MD

Norine McGrath
MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician


Chair, Bioethics Committee, MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Interests:
Medical ethics










David P. Milzman
MD, FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Dean for Student Research, Georgetown University School of Medicine Director of Brain Trauma Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Senior Clinical Advisor for Research
SMP Medical Director for Community Outreach
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Adjunct Faculty Research Director,
Post Baccalaureate Program Georgetown University
Interests:
Research, mass gathering, trauma/critical care
Contact: Dr. David Milzman

J.V. Nable
MD

Emergency
Medicine
Attending
Physician


Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Medical Director, Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service
Emergency Medicine Attending Physician


Interests:
EMS, medical education


Contact: Dr. J.V. Nable

Susan R. O’Mara
MD, FAAEM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Interests:
Lecturing, medical writing, RN-MD team building
Contact: Dr. Susan O’Mara

Julian Orenstein
MD, FACEP, FAAP

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Dr. Julian Orenstein

James Palma
MD, MPH

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician


Interests:
Ultrasound, medical education

Contact: Dr. James Palma

Carolyn Phillips
MD, RDMS, FACEP

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

Associate Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Site Director, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Emergency Ultrasound
Interests:
Ultrasound, medical informatics
Contact: Dr. Carolyn Phillips

Martin Pitts
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Dr. Martin Pitts

Beth Pontius
MD, RDMS

Assistant Professor
of Emergency
Medicine

Director, EM Resident Education, Emergency Ultrasound Division
Interests:
Emergency ultrasound, medical education, international medicine

Contact: Dr. Elizabeth Pontius

Kevin C. Reed
MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Assistant
Professor of
Clinical Emergency Medicine


Vice Chair, MedStar Harbor Hospital

Interests:
Medical simulation, competency training and evaluation






Contact: Dr. Kevin Reed

Kirsten Rindal
MD

Emergency Medicine & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending Physician


MedStar Washington Hospital Center & Children’s National Medical Center










William D Rogers
MD, FACEP

Assistant
Professor of
Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
State Air Surgeon, DC Air National Guard
Air Force Critical Care Transport Physician
Operational Medical Director, National Park Service
Medical Officer, Physician Regulatory Issues Team, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Interests:
Aerospace medicine, air transport, medical economics, mass gathering, Medicare/Medicaid
Contact: Dr. William Rogers

Tina G. Rosenbaum
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine






Contact: Dr. Tina Rosenbaum

Amir Sakla
MD, FACEP

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician






Contact: Dr. Amir Sakla

Diane A. Sauter
MS, MD, FACEP, FACMT

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Primary investigator for phase II clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of ecallantide for the reversal of ACE-inhibitor angioedema. Services
Interests:
Medical toxicology, clinical research.
Contact: Dr. Diane Sauter

Amit Shah
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests: Medical technology evaluation (safety, clinical effectiveness, and cost effectiveness)
Contact: Dr. Amit Shah

Erik Schobitz
MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Site Coordinator, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Contact: Dr. Erik Schobitz

Janet A. Smereck
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Interests: Herbal and seafood toxicities, obstetrical emergencies

Contact: Dr. Janet Smereck

Philippa Soskin
MD, MPP

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Public Policy, International Medicine


Contact: Dr. Philippa Soskin

Jennifer Thompson
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Interests:
Ultrasound, occupational exposures, health policy/public health
Contact: Dr. Jennifer Thompson

Kathryn Voss
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician




Contact: Dr. Kathryn Voss

Brad Walker
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Contact: Dr. Brad Walker

Lindsey White
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Clerkship Site Director – MWHC
Contact: Dr. Lindsey White

Lauren Wiesner
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: Disaster medicine and medical education

Contact: Dr. Lauren Wiesner

Puja Williams
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician


Contact: Dr. Puja Williams

Matthew Wilson
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician


Contact: Dr. Matthew Wilson

Cory Wittrock
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Director, MedStar Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship
Interests:
Emergency ultrasound, health policy
Contact: Dr. Cory Wittrock

Sangeeta Wood
MD

Emergency
Medicine Attending Physician

Director, Simulation Program
Interests:
Simulation, medical education


Contact: Dr. Sangeeta Wood

Christopher Wuerker
MD, FACEP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine & EMS Attending Physician
Interests:
Flight/Transport Medicine, EMS, critical care
Contact: Dr. Christopher Wuerker

Mike Ybarra
MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Interests:
Health policy, medical education, AAEM/YPS

Contact: Dr. Mike Ybarra

Research Faculty.

Sarah Henrickson Parker
PhD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Director of Education and Academic Affairs
National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Interests:
Patient safety, team performance, communication
Contact: Sarah Parker

Raj Ratwani
PHD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Scientific Director
National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare
Georgetown University School of Medicine
Interests:
patient safety, cognitive performance, behavior modeling
Contact: Raj Ratwani

Adjunct Faculty.

Shantanu Agrawal
MD, MPhil, FAAEM

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician
Interests:
Health policy, health care fraud
Contact: Dr. Shantanu Agrawal

Michelle Grant-Ervin
MD, MHPE

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Director of a local hospice in Washington, DC
Interests:
Education and palliative medicine

Kulleni Gebreyes
MD

Former Associate Program Director

Interests: Community outreach, public policy, clinical quality improvement and patient safety

Annemarie Utz
MD

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Interests: End of life issues/palliative care, ED physician wellness, OB/GYN care in the ED patient