With a focus on whole-patient care, Internal Medicine faculty at the College of Medicine care for patients, teach M.D. students, and train our residents.

 


 

Department Chair

    Edward A. Ross, M.D., Chair
  • Title: Chair, Department of Internal Medicine and Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 3rd Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1000
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Cardiology Faculty

    Bernard Gros, M.D., F.A.C.C.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
  • Phone: 407-266-3627
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    Mark Milunski, MD, FACC, FACP
  • Title: Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
  • Phone: 407.631.1822
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    Magda Sanchez-Velez, MD
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
  • Phone: 407.266.1100
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Dermatology Faculty

    Jeffrey Greenwald, MD, JD
  • Title: Internal Medicine
  • Office: UCF College of Medicine
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    Naveed Sami, M.D., FAAD
  • Title: Professor of Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
  • Phone: 407.266.3627
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    David Weinstein, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Dermatology
  • Office: UCF Health, Lake Nona office
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Endocrinology Faculty

    Robert Brickner, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
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    Rema Gupta, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
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    Sowmya Suryanarayanan, M.D., MRCP, FACP
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health Lake Nona
  • Phone: 407.266.3627
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Family Medicine Faculty

    Meirelys Castro, MD
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: UCF Gateway
  • Phone: 407.266.4900
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    Mariana B. Dangiolo, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1191
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    Virgil Dawson, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
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    Cindy Gleit, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Office: Osceola Health Center
  • Phone: 1.888.644.1448
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    Luis A. Mojicar, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407-266-1100
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Gastroenterology Faculty

    Le-Chu Su, M.D., Ph.D., AGAF
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: UCF Health
  • Phone: 407.266.3627
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General Internal Medicine Faculty

    Faraz Afridi, M.D.
  • Medical School: St. George's Hospital Medical School
  • Resident Year: PGY3
  • Career Interest: Pulmonary/Critical Care
    Maria L. Cannarozzi, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Office: UCF Health, East Orlando office
  • Phone: 407.266.1157
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    Analia Castiglioni, MD
  • Title: Director of Clinical Skills and Simulation Center and Associate Professor
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th floor
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    Caridad A. Hernandez, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1151
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    Joyce Ann Paulson, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
  • Phone: 407-266-3627
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    Ray Rush, M.D., MBA
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
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Geriatrics Faculty

    Mariana B. Dangiolo, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1191
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    Adam Golden, M.D., MBA
  • Title: Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1100
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Hemo/Oncology Faculty

    Allison Carilli, MD
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
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    Priya Vishnubhotla, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
  • Phone: 407.629.1599
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Infectious Disease Faculty

    Jelena Catania, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
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Nephrology Faculty

    Abdo Asmar, M.D., F.A.S.N., F.A.C.P
  • Title: Program Director, UCF College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1100
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    Edward Casey, D.O., FACP, FASN
  • Title: Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Office: Orlando VA
  • Phone: 407.266.1100
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    Kelli King-Morris, MD, MSCI
  • Title: Associate Program Director, UCF College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
  • Phone: 407.266.1100
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  • University of South Florida, College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University. After completing residency, Dr. King-Morris completed a clinical and research fellowship in the Department of Nephrology at Vanderbilt University. During this time, Dr. King-Morris obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation at Vanderbilt University.

    Dr. King-Morris joined the College of Medicine in 2013 and currently serves as the Associate Program Director for the UCF COM Internal Medicine Residency program in conjunction with seeing patients at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center. Her research interests include quantification and prevention of insulin resistance in peritoneal dialysis through multiple techniques, medical education and biostatistics. She has been awarded a grant for the Renal Biology and Disease Training Program. Her focus in medical education is evidence based clinical education of medical students, residents, and fellows including curriculum development and improvement. She is a regular speaker at Clinical Conferences. She has authored many peer-reviewed articles and chapters in medical guides.

    Recent Publications

    Peer reviewed

    • Edwards C, King K, Garcia R. Early onset rhabdomyolysis associated with daptomycin. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2006 vol 14:327-328.
    • Falaiye T, King-Morris K. “Ethical concerns affecting vulnerable populations in clinical trials.” CTSPedia. 2012. https://www.ctspedia.org/do/view/CTSpedia/RCRCaseStudy003
    • King-Morris K, Ikizler T Alp. Insulin Resistance in Patients Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis: Can We Improve It? Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. 2012 vol 26; 441-443.

    Books and Book Chapters

    • King-Morris K, Dwyer JP. “Troubleshooting Access Problems.” Fellowship Survival Guide, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University, 6/2011.
    • King-Morris K, Dwyer JP. “Evaluation of the Transplant Recipient.” Fellowship Survival Guide, Division of Nephrology, Vanderbilt University, 6/2011.
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    Edward A. Ross, M.D., Chair
  • Title: Chair, Department of Internal Medicine and Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: College of Medicine, 3rd Floor
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Neurology Faculty

    Stephen A. Berman, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Title: Professor of Neurology
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
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    Angel Cruz, M.S., M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Neurology
  • Office: 4th Floor
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    Refaat El-Said, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Neurology
  • Office: Comprehensive Neurology Clinic
  • Phone: 407.208.0708
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    Elias A. Giraldo, M.D., M.S.
  • Title: Program Director, UCF College of Medicine Neurology Residency Program and Professor of Neurology
  • Office: College of Medicine, 4th Floor
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    Michael Hoffmann MD, PhD, FCP
  • Title: Professor, Neurology
  • Office: Orlando VA
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    Aunali Khaku, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor, Neurology
  • Office: Orlando VA
  • Phone: 407.631.1425
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Population Health Faculty

    Robin Hines, Ph.D., M.P.H.
  • Title: Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Office: BBS 427
  • Phone: 407.266.7148
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    Lindsay Taliaferro, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Office: BBS 426
  • Phone: 407.266.7149
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Pulmonary Faculty

    Marcia Katz, M.D.
  • Title: Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
  • Office: COM 312L
  • Phone: 407.266.1051
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    Lisa L Zacher, MD, FACP, FCCP
  • Title: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Phone: 407.629.1599
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Rheumatology Faculty

    Shazia Bég, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
  • Phone: 407-266-3627
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    Neha Bhanusali, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
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Sports Medicine Faculty

    Michael Seifert, M.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Office: UCF Health
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Research Faculty

    Anya Andrews, Ph.D., PMP
  • Title: Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Research Initiatives
  • Office: BSBS 101B
  • Phone: 407.266.7077
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    Bradley Willenberg, Ph.D.
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Phone: 407.266.7151
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