Internal Medicine

Meet Our Faculty

Internal Medicine Faculty

“I could not ask for a better faculty during my residency. They are excellent at balancing support of residents while helping residents develop their autonomy. They do this while being approachable and available for residents for advice and difficult medical situations.”

 

Michael Stewart

Class of 2021

JUDY BENSON, MD

JUDY BENSON, MD

Grew up in Nebraska

Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Chief Resident

Special Interests in Medicine: political advocacy, health care disparities/justice, health literacy

JOHN FRLAN, MD

JOHN FRLAN, MD

Grew up in Tacoma and Gig Harbor, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: HIV/Hep C

MATT HOLLON, MD

MATT HOLLON, MD

Grew up in Spokane

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: University of Washington, Boise Primary Care Track

Special Interests in Medicine: I am a generalist at heart so I like everything about medicine!

IAN MAY, MD

IAN MAY, MD

Grew up on Vashon Island, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellow 2016/17

Special Interests in Medicine: Diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, Evidence Based Medicine, Wilderness medicine.

CARMEN MCDERMOTT, MD

CARMEN MCDERMOTT, MD

Grew up in Pittsburgh, Vancouver, WA, Venezuela

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: University of Washington

Special interests in medicine: Hospital Medicine, Patient-Physician Communication, Nutrition, Lifestyle Medicine, Functional Medicine.

DARRYL POTYK, MD

DARRYL POTYK, MD

Grew up in Southern California

Medical School: USC (now Keck)

Residency/fellowship: LA County-Harbor UCLA Medical Center, fellowship Perioperative Consultation

Special Interests in Medicine: Medical education, geriatrics, humanities in medicine, perioperative medicine.

DINESH RATTI, MD

DINESH RATTI, MD

Grew up in Ipoh, Malaysia

Medical School: Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2013/14

Special Interests in Medicine: Dermatology and systemic disease, High Value Cost Conscious Care.

RACHEL SAFRAN, MD

RACHEL SAFRAN, MD

Grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2015/16

Special Interests in Medicine: HIV/Hep C, diabetes and adrenal diseases, correctional medicine.

JUDY SWANSON, MD

JUDY SWANSON, MD

Grew up In Spokane

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Chief Resident

Special Interests in Medicine: Physical Exam, Board Review, Medical Humanities

KANG ZHANG, MD

KANG ZHANG, MD

Grew up in Beijing, China

Medical School: American University of Caribbean

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane, Teaching Fellowship 2014/15

Special Interests in Medicine: Bedside ultrasound, Physical Exam Diagnosis, Evidence-based Medicine.

Caitlin Allen, MD

Caitlin Allen, MD

Grew up in Spokane, Washington

Medical School: University of Washington

Residency: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Special Interests in Medicine: Women’s health, preventative care, population health

Jessica Lundgren, DO

Jessica Lundgren, DO

Grew up in Virginia, Massachusetts, and Washington

Medical School: Des Moines University

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: Addiction medicine, HIV medicine, geriatrics, and preventative medicine

Teaching Fellow

Greg Heinicke, DO Teaching Fellow

Greg Heinicke, DO Teaching Fellow

Grew up in East Wenatchee, Washington

Medical School: Midwestern University

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: POCUS, Humanities, GME

Dan Ron-Hartzog, MD Teaching Fellow

Dan Ron-Hartzog, MD Teaching Fellow

Grew up in Montreal, Quebec

Medical School: Saint James School of Medicine

Residency: Internal Medicine Residency Spokane

Special Interests in Medicine: Bioethics, social and environmental determinants of health, palliative care, education

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