Internal Medicine Residency Program

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Core Faculty

Core Faculty

  • Mohammad Kharazmi, MD

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

    Residency: Internal Medicine, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA

  • Hoveda Mufti, MD

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: Baqai Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine

  • Chimezie Ubbaonu, MD

    Internal Medicine

    Academic title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

    Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. El Paso, TX

  • Remus Popa, MD

    Internal Medicine

    Academic title: Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara, Romania

    Residency: St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, SUNY Brooklyn, NY

Sub Specialty Education Coordinators

  • Ahmed El-Bershawi, MD

    SSEC: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: Cairo University Medical School, Cairo, Egypt

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    Fellowship: University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM, Sleep Disorders Center.

    University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, KS Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition.

  • Andre Babajanians, MD

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health
    SSEC: Rheumatology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: Shiraz University, School of Medicine; Shiraz, Iran

    Residency: Harlem Hospital Center; New York, NY - (Internal Medicine)

    Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University at Metro Health Medical Center; Cleveland, OH - 1990 (Rheumatology)

  • Andrew Corr, MD

    SSEC: Geriatrics

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCR Health

    Medical School: Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

    Residency: Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

  • Arbi G. Ohanian, M.D., M.S.

    Faculty

    Internal Medicine

    Health Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
    University of California, Riverside School of Medicine

    Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    Internship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (internal medicine)

    Residency: University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (neurology)

    Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (vascular neurology)

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  • Eric Choi, MD

    SSEC: Gastroenterology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: Temple Univ. School of Medicine

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson Univ. Hospital, Department of Medicine

    Fellowship: Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA; Advanced Interventional Gastroenterology and Endosonography, UCLA Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine of UCLA

  • Gerald Maguire, MD

    SSEC: Psychiatry

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, UCR Health

    Medical School: St Louis University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO

    Residency:UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA

  • Haresh S. Jhangiani, MD, FACP, MBA

    SSEC: Oncology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: University of Bombay, India

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, West Los Angeles, CA; Pediatrics, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA; Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Pontiac, MI; General Surgery, Nair Hospital, Bombay, India

    Fellowship: Hematology Oncology, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA; Hematology Oncology, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles/City of Hope Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • John A. Liquete, M.D.

    SSEC: Infectious Disease

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: University of Santo Tomas School of Medicine, Philippines

    Residency: Internal Medicine, McLaren General Hospital, Michigan State University

    Fellowship: Infectious Disease, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

  • John A. Robertson, MD

    SSEC: Nephrology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma, OK

    Residency: Internal Medicine, Oklahoma Medical Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK

    Fellowship: Nephrology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

  • Mimi Sen Biswas, MD

    SSEC: Cardiology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Residency: Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

    Fellowships: Women's Heath Fellowship and MHSC: Duke University Medical Center/Durham VAMC, Durham, NC

    Cardiology: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

  • Rehana Baqai, MD

    SSEC Hematology

    Internal Medicine

    Medical School: Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan

    Residency: Northeastern affiliated Pennsylvania residency, VA medical center, Wilkes-Barre, PA

    Fellowship: UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA

  • Steve Kim, MD

    SSEC: Emergency Medicine

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, UC Riverside School of Medicine

    Medical school: Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

    Residency: Wayne State University Grace Hospital; Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA

  • Suvesh Chandiok, MD

    SSEC: Endocrinology

    Internal Medicine

    Academic Title: Associate Clinical Professor, UCR Health

    Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

    Residency: Internal Medicine University Hospital New Jersey

    Fellowship: Endocrinology, UCLA School of Medicine, Center for Health Sciences