Faculty

We have a diverse faculty group coming from different training backgrounds and having a wide range of interests and skills. Many of our faculty have affiliations with the Oakland University William Beaumont (OUWB) School of Medicine as listed at the end of this page.

 

residency leadership

Danielle Turner-Lawrence, MD
Residency Program Director
Residency - Carolinas Medical Center

Payal Shah, MD
Associate Program Director
Residency - Beaumont Health

 

 

 

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Brett Todd, MD, FACEP
Associate Program Director
Residency - University of Illinois at Chigaco



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Shannon Viviano, DO
Assistant Program Director, Troy Clinical Site
Residency - Genesys Regional Medical Center

 

Division of Emergency Ultrasound

Amit Bahl, MD
Director of Ultrasound
Residency/Fellowship - North Shore University Hospital

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Abigail Brackney, MD
Associate Director of Ultrasound
Residency/Fellowship - Henry Ford Hospital

 

Jacob Price, MD
Ultrasound Fellow 2018-2019
Residency/Fellowship - Beaumont Health

 

Division of Medical Simulation

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Bophal Sarha Hang, MD
Director of Simulation & Director of Web-based Education
Residency - Beaumont Health

Fadi Kasyouhanan, MD
Assistant Director of Simulation
Residency - Beaumont Health

 

Division of Operation

Terry Kowalenko, MD
Health System Chair of Emergency Medicine
Residency - University of Cincinnati Medical Center

 

 

James Ziadeh, MD
Chief of Emergency Medicine, Royal Oak
Residency - Beaumont Health

 

 

 

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Jeffrey Ditkoff, MD
Director of Operations
Residency - Beaumont Health

Ryan Fringer, MD, FACEP
Associate Director of Graduate Medical Education, Beaumont Health
Residency & Fellowship - Hennepin County Medical Center

 

 

 

 

Division of Pediatrics

Kelly Levasseur, DO
Division Director, Program Director, Pediatric Emergency Fellowship
Residency/Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Michigan Residency and Fellowship

 

Margaret Menoch, MD
Associate Fellowship Director, Emergency Pediatrics
Residency/Fellowship - Pheonix Children's Hospital/Emory University

 
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Lauren Adams, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - Children's National Medical Center/Arkansas Children's Hospital


 
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Indira Onwuzurike, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - Hurley Medical Center/Children's Hospital of Michigan


 
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Joseph Benjamin, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - Cook County Children's Hospital/Children's Hospital of Michigan

 
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Kurt Filips, DO
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine

 
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Whitney Minnock, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - University of Arizona Combined Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Residency

 
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Dan Nguyen, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - Beaumont Emergency Medicine Residency/Pediatric EM University of Michigan

 

Gurpal Jones, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency/Fellowship - Beaumont Pediatric Residency/Beaumont Pediatric Emergency Medicine

 

Research Faculty

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Robert Swor, MD
Director of Research & EMS Programs
Residency - Detroit Receiving Hospital

Carol Clark, MD
Assistant Research Director
Residency - Wayne State University and Beaumont Hospital

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Ronny Otero, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Henry Ford Hospital

Aveh Bastani, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - St. John Hospital and Medical Center

 

Undergraduate Medical Education

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Amy Smark, MD
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Residency - St John Hospital and Medical Center 

 
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Steven Joseph, MD
Associate Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Residency/Fellowship - Beaumont Health Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Fellowship

 

Royal Oak Clinical Faculty

Andrew Almquist, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Todd Anderson, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Kings County Hospital Center

Patrice Barish, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Detroit Sinai and Beaumont Hospital

David Berger, MD
Clinical Faculty
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Residency - Beaumont Health

Susan Bork, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Frank Borschke, MD
Clinical Faculty, Director of EC Quality and Peer Review
Residency - Beaumont Health

Lauren Cameron-Camasco, MD
Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellow
Residency - Henry Ford Hospital

Bradley Davis, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency: Beaumont Health

Michael Farrow, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Brian Felice, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Jim Getzinger, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Michael Gratson, MD
Clinical Faculty, Beuamont Health
Residency - Beaumont Hospital

Jaime Hope, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Christopher Hutchinson, MD
Clinical Faculty, Revenue Initiatives
Residency - Beaumont Health

Raymond Jackson, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Hutzel Hospital and Detroit Receiving Hospital

Dawn Jung, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Steven Kristal, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Henry Ford Hospital

Andrew Linovitz, DO
Clinical Faculty
Residency - St. John Oakland Hospital

Liem Ngo, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Saginaw Cooperative Hospitals, Inc.

Laura Ortiz, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine

Patrick Pettengill, MD
Medical Flight Director
Residency - Beaumont Health

Russell Rae, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

R. Alex Rhea, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Indiana University School of Medicine

Daniel Richardson, MD
Clinical Faculty, Geriatrics and PICC Team Coordinator
Residency - Beaumont Health

Amy Rontal, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Medical College of Pennsylvania

Jessica Triest, MD
Clinical Faculty
Residency - Beaumont Health

Bradford Walters, MD
Assistant Residency Director
Residency -Mt. Carmel Mercy and Columbia University Hospitals


list of faculty with affiliation with OUWB school of Medicine

Associate Professors

William T. Anderson
Amit Bahl
Ronny Otero
Danielle E. Turner-Lawrence
Bradford L. Walters

Professors

Aveh Bastani
Carol L. Clark
Ryan C. Fringer
Raymond E. Jackson
Terry Kowalenko
Robert A. Swor
Collette M. Wyte

Assistant Professors

Michael S. Kable
Philip Kilanowski-Doroh
Scott H. Kleiman
Steven L. Kristal
Adam S. Kur
Kelly A. Levasseur
Andrew J. Linovitz
Christopher L. McPeak
Margaret Menoch
Whitney Minnock
Liem T. Ngo
Dan Nguyen
Indira Onwuzurike
Michael G. Opsommer
Julie A. Parks
Patrick T. Pettengill
Russell W. Rae
Daniel S. Richardson
Albert James Rocchini
Amy K. Rontal
Edward B. Sadler
Mark Sadzikowski
Steven J. Saginaw
Kelly Sawyer
Mary J. Schlaff
Bernice S. Sessa
Payal Shah
Amy Smark
Stephen M. Smith
Jon Spyridakis
Brett E. Todd
James Waleke
James M. Ziadeh

Lauren E. Adams
Andrew M. Almquist
Todd R. Anderson
Tanja Andrzejewski-Chu
Patrice A. Barish
David Berger
Kenneth S. Bishop
Susan Bork
Frank A. Borschke
Abigail Brackney
Chiara Cerasani
Matthew Christensen
Glen Clark
Bradley F. Davis
Blaine Dennis
Steven Dimsdale
Jeffrey S. Ditkoff
David M. Donaldson
Michael D. Farrow
Brian K. Felice
Kurt Filips
Lynn Frikker
Jim P. Getzinger
Kimberly Getzinger
Monika Gugneja
Bophal Hang
Jaime L. Hope
Christopher Hutchinson
Kristie Jaroszewski
Edward Jelonek
Shanna C. Jones
Steven Joseph
Dawn C. Jung

Instructors

Courtney R. Lavell
Patrick Long
Justin Mitchelson
Ananda Pandurangadu
Andrew Pressman
Jeffrey Reeves
Robert Rhea
David Schleif
Paul Shotkin
Gary Szmyanski
Jessica Triest
Shannon Viviano

Ayesha Arrine
Joseph Benjamin
Michael Burla
Lauren Cameron Comasco
Aharon G. Cooper
Michael Gratson
Anthony Hencsie
Anthony Kanluen
Fadi Kasyouhanan
Charles Keersmaekers
Stephen Knight
McKenna Knych

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marion Hoelzer

Adjunct Professor

Edward Walton (Secondary)