Michael Lyew, MD joins the pediatric cardiology division in the Department of Anesthesiology. He was previously an associate professor of pediatric anesthesiology at New York Medical College with an appointment at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, N.Y.
BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE AND PSYCHIATRY
Andrea Doyle, LCSW, PhD joins the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry’s social work division. She was a recent assistant professor of social work at the University of Pennsylvania.
Kaleena Chilcote, MD joins the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry. She was a former assistant professor of psychiatry at UPMC and was medical director of psycho-oncology at the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.
HEART AND VASCULAR INSTITUTE
Geoffrey Cousins, MD joins the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute’s Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He was formerly a cardiothoracic surgeon at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
Mark Sullivan, MD joins the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute. He was most recently a thoracic surgeon at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.
Sulaiman Hasan, MD joins the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute at Camden Clark Medical Center. He was most recently a part-time thoracic surgeon there. Dr. Hasan was the head of cardiothoracic services, anesthesiology, and critical care at the Tabba Heart Institute in Karachi, Pakistan.
Percival Buenaventura, MD joins the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute’s Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. He was director of thoracic surgery at Wellspan in York, Pa., and a former chair of surgery at UPMC Passavant.
Devan Makati, MD joins the hospitalist service in the Department of Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at the WVU School of Medicine.
John Guido, MD joins the hospitalist service in the Department of Medicine. Dr. Guido was most formerly with MedOne Hospital Physicians at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He earned his medical undergraduate degrees at WVU.
Amit Ladani, MD joins the Department of Medicine’s division of rheumatology. He was formerly a rheumatologist at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, Pa.
L. Carol Laxson, MD, PhD joins the Department of Ophthalmology. She was formerly a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at Ohio State University where she completed all of her medical training.
Andrew Thompson, MD joins the Department of Pathology. He completed residency and two pathology fellowships at UCLA. He will practice dermatopathology and comes to WVU from Wayne State University in Detroit.
Stephen Akers, MD, PhD is now a faculty physician in the Department of Pediatrics. He completed neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship, internal medicine and pediatrics residency, and earned his MD/PhD all at WVU.
Heba Almutairi, MD joins the Department of Radiology. She was a radiologist in Saudi Arabia, and trained at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Mass. and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
Jack Gelman, MD joins the Department of Surgery’s plastic and reconstructive surgery division. Dr. Gelman is formerly of Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana in Munster, Ind, and he is a hand surgery specialist.