Faculty

Brief Bio

Marilyn Glassberg, MD​
Marilyn Glassberg, MD

Professor, Medicine
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Vice-Chair, Diversity and Inclusion in Internal Medicine
Sr. Director, Clinical Research Strategy and Growth
Physician Executive Director, Banner – University Lung Institute

Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Miami Affiliated Hospitals
Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, University of Miami Affiliated Hospitals
Areas of Interest: Rare and interstitial lung disease: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

Raed Alalawi, MD​
Raed Alalawi, MD​
Program Director

Medical School: Sultan Qaboos University – Oman
Residency: Mt Sinai (Englewood NJ) Program
Fellowship: University of Southern California
Areas of Interest: Interventional pulmonology, diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy, large airway disease, disease of the pleura and medical education

Roxanne Garcia-Orr, MD

Roxanne Garcia Orr, MD
Associate Program Director

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Fellowship: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care medicine

 

Clement Singarajah, MBBS
Associate Program Director

Medical School: University of London, England
Residency: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix
Fellowship: University of New Mexico
Area of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care medicine

Steven A. Marks, DO​

Steven A. Marks, DO
Core Faculty Physician

Medical School: College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Pomona, CA
Residency: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Fellowship: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN/University of California at Irvine
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care medicine, sleep disorders

Jasminder Mand, MBCHB

Jasminder Mand, MBCHB
Core Faculty Physician

Medical School: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Medical School of Dublin
Residency: Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix
Fellowship: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care medicine

Sunil Santhanakrishnan, MD

Sunil Santhanakrishnan, MD
Core Faculty Physician

Medical School: Stanley Medical College, Madras, India
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care medicine

Mark Gotfried, MD

Mark Gotfried, MD

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital
Fellowship: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Areas of Interest: Interstitial lung diseases, COPD and bronchopulmonary pharmacokinetics

Manoj Mathew, MD

Manoj Mathew, MD

Medical School: The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine
Residency: Banner Good Samaritan and Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan and Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Asthma, pleural disorders, mediastinal disorders, endobronchial ultrasound, tunneled pleural catheters and critical care

Ken Knox, MD

Kenneth Knox, MD

Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency: Ohio State University
Fellowship: Indiana University
Areas of Interest: Bronchoalveolar lavage as a clinical and research tool, mucosal immunity and the microbiome, the role of HIV and chronic viral infections in aging, endemic fungal diseases and diagnostics, sarcoidosis and immunological lung diseases, fellowship training quality, faculty life and career progression

A. Judson Tillinghast, MD

A. Judson Tillinghast, MD

Medical School: Louisiana State University
Residency: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Fellowship: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary physiology, critical care medicine and teaching the application of academic medicine principles to the variability of the clinical practice of medicine

 

Sandra Till, DO

Sandra Till, DO

Medical School: A.T. Still University
Residency: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Fellowship: Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Areas of Interest: Mechanical ventilation, ARDS, ECMO, septic shock, asthma

Rajeev Saggar, MD

Rajeev Saggar, MD

Medical School: University of California, Irvine
Residency: University of California, Irvine
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Clinical trials, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary fibrosis, lung transplantation

Da-Wei Liao, MD

Da-Wei Liao, MD

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Residency: The Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health
Areas of Interest: Cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, obstructive lung diseases, alpha one antitrypsin deficiency, advanced bronchoscopy: endobronchial ultrasound guided bronchoscopy, navigational bronchoscopy, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

Grigory Horonenko, DO

Grigory Horonenko, DO

Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Residency: Maricopa County Medical Center
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and Phoenix VA
Areas of Interest: General inpatient and outpatient pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine

Thomas Ardiles, MD

Thomas Ardiles, MD

Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Residency: Maricopa Integrated Health System
Fellowship: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Areas of Interest: Severe asthma , alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, advanced COPD, pulmonary rehabilitation, ECMO anticoagulation and medical education

Raed Suyyagh, MD

Raed Suyyagh, MD

Medical School: University of Jordan
Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Missouri
Areas of Interest: Pleural disease and lung cancer

Jennifer O'Hea, MD

Jennifer O'Hea, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Critical care, heat stroke, ACLS team management, peer review and physician-nursing relationships.

David Baratz, MD

David Baratz, MD

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: V.A Long Beach Healthcare System
Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Sleep dDisorders medicine, pulmonary hypertension, interstitial lung diseases/IPF

Najma Usmani, MD

Najma Usmani, MD

Medical School: University of Madras
Residency: Nassau Country Medical Center
Fellowship: North Shore Universty Hospital
Areas of Interest: Sleep Medicine, especially Narcolepsy, as well as idiopathic hypersomnia and interstitial lung disease

Suresh Uppalapu, MD

Suresh Uppalapu, MD

Medical School: Guntur Medical College
Residency: Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and VA Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Mechanical ventilation, severe ARDS, ECMO , mechanical circulatory support, asthma , HLH and pulmonary arterial hypertension

Aaron Thornburg, DO

Aaron Thornburg, DO

Medical School: Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Riverdale Methodist Hospital
Fellowship: Indian University School of Medicine
Areas of Interest: COPD, interventional pulmonology, general pulmonary

Richard Sue, MD

Richard Sue, MD

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of Interest: Lung cancer, interventional pulmonology, interstitial lung disease

Ramachandra R. Sista, MD

Ramachandra R. Sista, MD

Medical School: Guntur Medical College
Residency: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center and Stanford School of Medicine
Areas of Interest: Lung and heart-lung transplantation, pulmonary vascular disorders, critical care medicine

Paul T. Steinmetz, MD

Paul T. Steinmetz, MD

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency: University of South Florida College of Medicine
Fellowship: Maricopa Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Bioethical issues in critical care medicine

Alp Umar, MD

Medical School: Istanbul University
Residency: CCHS Huron Hospital
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan and Phoenix VA Medical Centers
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine

Tonya Whiting, DO

Medical School: Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Phoenix VA
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center and Phoenix VA

 

Zahid Virk, MD

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College
Residency: Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship: Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center and the Phoenix VA Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Pulmonary and critical care, neurocritical care

 

Richard Robbins, MD

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency: University of Missouri
Fellowship: University of Nebraska at Omaha
Areas of Interest: Medical journalism, health care delivery and administrative efficiency

 

Donna Long, MD

Medical School: Michigan State University
Residency: Cooperative Hospitals
Fellowship: St. John's Mercy Medical Center
Areas of Interest: Obstetric critical care, minority discrepancies in medicine, medical economics

 

Janet Maurer, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency: Emory University
Fellowship: University of California, San Diego
Areas of Interest: Advanced lung disease and lung transplantation, COPD, IPF, pulmonary hypertension, quality in medicine education

Program Administrator

Brief Bio

Barbara Gohre, BSHA, C-TAGME
Barbara Gohre, BSHA, C-TAGME
 

Education: Bachelor’s in Healthcare Administration (BSHA) and Certified in Training Administrators for Graduate Medical Education (C-TAGME)
Area(s) of Interest: Graduate Medical Education, research and residency software management utilization