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The Internal Medicine Team


Daniel P Alford, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Unit
Director, Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Education (SCOPE of Pain) Program
Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Chronic pain

Sarah M Bagley, MD
Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Addiction Medicine


Thomas W Barber, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine, Primary Care, HIV Infection, Transgender care


Jonathan P Berz, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine & Nutrition



Pablo A Buitron de la Vega, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Sheila E Chapman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: HIV- Related Diseases, Addiction Medicine

Daniel C Chen, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Medical student and resident education


Sondra S Crosby, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Refugee Health, Internal Medicine

Ricardo Cruz, MD
Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Primary Care , Latino Health


Joanna L D'Afflitti, MD
Associate Medical Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine


Gertha M Dabady, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Diabetes Care

Julien J Dedier, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine


Melissa D DiPetrillo, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine


Cleopatra P Ferrao, FNP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Primary Care, Diabetes Education

Jessica R Gray, MD
Instructor of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests:

primary care for children, adults and pregnant women, colposcopy




Warren Y Hershman, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine, Primary Care


Elaine M Hylek, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine


Angela H Jackson, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine, Medical Education


Melissa C Jacobs, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Primary Care

Terrell Y Johnson, MD
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine


Priya P Joshi, MD
General Internal Medicine Physician
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine




Theresa W Kim, MD
General Internal Medicine Physician
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Hepatitis C Treatment, HIV Infection

Sarah L Kimball, MD
General Internal Medicine Physician
Special Interests:

Refugee health, Social justice, Complex care management , Human rights, Primary care



Bernard E Kreger, MD
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Adult primary care, Preventive Medicine, Cardiovascular risk evaluation/reduction


Marc R LaRochelle, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Addiction Medicine


Karen E Lasser, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Hepatitis C, hypertension, depression, diabetes, smoking cessation


Annie C Lee, NP, MSN, MPH
General Internal Medicine Physician
Special Interests:

Primary Care, LGBT Health, HIV, Hepatitis C


Kristen S Lee, MD
Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests:

primary care, hepatitis C treatment



Teri I Linardos, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider

Sandra S Looby-Gordon, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine


Juhee C McDougal, MD
Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts

Chelsea M McGuire, MD
Special Interests: Primary Care Patients of All Ages, Growing Families for Prenatal, Perinatal, and Postnatal Care, Patients Interested in Mindfulness or Integrative Medicine, Spanish-Speaking Patients Who Would Like a Spanish Speaking Provider, LGBTQI patients Seeking a Primary Care Doctor with a Special Interest in This Area

Mitchell A Medow, MD
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA.
Special Interests:

Primary Care


Patricia M Meehan, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Primary Care

Unique Michaud, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Geriatric Medicine


Rebecca G Mishuris, MD
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

adult primary care, adult general internal medicine


Natalia E Morone, MD
Special Interests: Holistic Approach to Patients, Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Chronic Pain, Patients Being Actively Involved in Their Health and Questions About Treatment Options, Wide Variety of Medical Conditions

Joanne M Murabito, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Primary Care


Daniel P Newman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Primary Care, Medical Informatics

Alana Victoria Ngo, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Primary Care, Adult and Geriatric Care, Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes Care, Health Education and Literacy

Craig F Noronha, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Perioperative medicine, Primary care

Michael K Paasche-Orlow, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Primary Care, Health Literacy, Ethics and Culture

Christine A Pace, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Health


Shivani A Patel, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider

Christine E Phillips, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Primary Care, Medical Education

Susan L Phillips, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Medical Education


Janice A Quan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Primary Care


Catherine A Rich, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Medical Education


Adam J Rose, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts


Jeffrey H Samet, MD, MA, MPH
Vice Chairman for Public Health; Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Professor of Public Health, Boston University School of Public Health
Boston Magazine Top Docs
Special Interests:

Primary Care, Addiction Medicine, HIV




Jennifer R Siegel, MD
Medical Director, Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: Women's Health, LGBT Health, Hepatitis C Treatment, Addiction Medicine, Medical Education

Lisa E Skowronek, MD
Instructor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Urgent Care

Brian J Smerkers, MD
Special Interests: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing, Amyloidosis

Robert L Sokolove, PhD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Chronic Pain , Smoking Cessation, Cardiac Rehabilitation


Jessica L Taylor, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Special Interests: HIV, PrEP, Hepatitis C, Opioid Use Disorder, Medical Education

Luis M Ticona, MD
General Internal Medicine Physician

Asher A Tulsky, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Massachusetts
Special Interests: Primary Care, Chronic Disease Managment


Zoe M Weinstein, MD
Instructor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Primary Care, Substance Use

Darryl A Woods, MD
General Internal Medicine Physician

Jason M Worcester, MD
Associate Medical Director
Special Interests:

Primary Care Medicine, Preventative Health, General Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Medical Consultation


Laura Wung, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA
Special Interests: Primary Care, Latino Health, Medical Education


Xiuhuan Yan, NP
General Internal Medicine Provider
Special Interests: Primary Care

All of the physicians are board-certified in Internal Medicine and have faculty appointments at Boston University School of Medicine. Several have additional certifications and expertise in sub-specialty areas, such as Public Health, Infectious Diseases and Substance Abuse.

Lori Arena, PharmD
Megan Bergstrom, PharmD

In addition to physicians, a Clinical Pharmacist is on site full time. The pharmacist assists physicians to provide excellent care and is involved extensively in helping patients understand their medical conditions and medications. The practice also includes residents and fellows, medical assistants, behavioral health professionals, social workers and registered nurses who supervise all clinical nursing activities.

Multilingual Staff

In addition to English, staff members speak Arabic, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole and Amharic. Interpreters for many other languages are available either on site or on call to assist patients who do not speak English.