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Meet the Clinical Services Department Staff

The Department of Clinical Research is staffed by experienced research physicians, and supervised by board-certified specialists in many fields. The doctors and staff are committed to offering compassionate care and making sure that every patient feels safe and informed.

Research Department

  • Dennis Bloomfield, MD, Director
  • Jakey Patwari, MD, CCRC, CPI, FAPCR, Administrative Director
  • Arfaeen Lodhi, MD, Research Coordinator
  • Zainab Shah, MD, Research Coordinator
  • Moria Bille, RN, Trauma Research Coordinator
  • Xin Chen, BS, Cancer Research Coordinator

Principal Investigators:

  • Syed Ali, MD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Science
  • Suzy Bibawy, MD, Internal Medicine
  • Dennis Bloomfield, MD, Internal Medicine
  • Magda Daoud, MD, Gastroenterology
  • Victoria Forte, MD, Oncology
  • Sean Galligan, MD, Cardiology
  • Peter M. Gottlieb, MD, Pulmonology Disease Specialist
  • Melissa Grageda, MD, Pediatrics
  • Angela Grigos, MD, Internal Medicine
  • Richard Grodman, MD, Cardiology
  • Joel Idowu, MD, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences
  • Ishita Kharode, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Hoon Lee, MD, Radiation Oncology
  • Jay Nfonoyim, MD Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Philip Otterbeck, MD, Endocrinology
  • Santos Parab, MD, Pediatrics
  • Kavan Patel, MD, Gastroenterology
  • Allan Perel, MD, Neurology
  • Francesco Rotatori, MD, Cardiology