Faculty and Residents

Department ChairWCHN

Aparna Oltikar MD 
Hospital Medicine

Program Director

Winston Shih MD.
Nephrology Section

Associate Program Directors

Mike Schiffman MD
Gastroenterology Section

Janaka Periyapperuma, MD
Hospitalist

Program Administrator

Kathleen Barry


Recent Graduates (Fellowship Match)

2018 Graduates

Cardiology, Baystate Medical Center
Endocrinology, UCLA
Geriatrics, University of Michigan
Geriatrics Fellowship, Yale New Haven Bridgeport Hospital
Hematology/Oncology, University of Vermont
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, UC San Diego
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Weil Cornell

2017 Graduates

Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Iowa
Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Rochester
Geriatrics Fellowship, Yale New Haven Bridgeport Hospital
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Geisinger Health System
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital
Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, University of Vermont

2016 Graduates

Cardiology Fellowship, Hennepin County Medical Center
Cardiology Fellowship, Tampa Bay Heart Institute
Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Arizona College of Medicine
Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Maryland
Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Florida
Infectious Disease Fellowship, University of Connecticut Health Center

2015 Graduates


Nephrology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Rheumatology Fellowship, University of Washington
Nephrology Fellowship at Queens University in Ontario Canada
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Florida College of Medicine
Endocrinology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin


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