Faculty

Brief Bio

Ayman Fanous, MD
Ayman Fanous, MD

Department Chair

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: New York University School of Medicine
Areas of Interest: Psychiatric genetics, psychotic disorders, precision medicine

Andrea Waxman, MD
Andrea Waxman, MD

Program Director and Director, Consultation-Liaison Service

Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Psychiatry Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix 
Areas of Interest: Women's health, teaching psychotherapy and medical ethics.

Elizabeth Clements, DO

Elizabeth Clements, DO

Attending Faculty Psychiatrist

Medical School: Midwestern University
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Acute care psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry and teaching

Christian Cornelius, MD

Christian Cornelius, MD

Attending Faculty Psychiatrist

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Mood and anxiety disorders, psychopharmacology

Amal Sharifi, MD

Amal Sharifi, MD

Attending Faculty Psychiatrist

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Acute care psychiatry and teaching residents and medical students

Shehzad Ayub, DO
Shehzad Ayub, DO

Attending Faculty Psychiatrist

Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Campus/Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Teaching psychopharmacology, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and ADHD.

Alena Petty, DO
Alena Petty, DO

Attending Faculty Psychiatrist

Medical School: Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Acute care psychiatry and teaching residents and medical students

George Joumas, MA

George Joumas, MA

Psychometrist and Counselor

Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Areas of Interest: Couples and family therapy