Resident Publications

The South Campus Internal Medicine residency is an academic program promoting the development of burgeoning professionals by encouraging research collaboration with faculty. A list of recent publications is below.

  • Morris, C., Drinkwater, K., and Varshney, N.. Hepatic sarcoidosis presenting as hypercalcemia: A case report. The American Journal of Medicine. 2020
    • Resident: PGY-2 Dr. Kathy Drinkwater
  • Acharya R, Cheng C, Bourgeois M, Masoud J, McCray E. Myxedema Coma: A Forgotten Medical Emergency With a Precipitous Onset. Cureus. 2020;12(9):e10478. Published 2020 Sep 16. doi:10.7759/cureus.10478
    • Resident: PGY-2 Dr. Ce Cheng
  • Yihan Ding, Chenyu Sun, Qin Zhou, Ce Cheng, Cunye Yan, Benzhong Wang. Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e927553 :: DOI: 10.12659/MSM.927553. Available online: 2020-10-01, In Press, Corrected Proof.  
    • Resident: PGY-2 Dr. Ce Cheng
  • Olson AL, Blackstone NG, Jarrett BJ, Campion JM. Medical Image of the Month: Severe Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. Southwest J Pulm Crit Care. 2020;21(4):80-1. doi: PDF
    • Resident: PGY-3 Dr. Nicholas Blackstone
  • Dohogne B, Srinivasan S, Arif-Tiwari H, et al. (August 21, 2020) Nontyphoidal Salmonella as a Cause of Mediastinal Abscess in a Patient With Extensive Cardiac Surgery. Cureus 12(8): e9924. doi:10.7759/cureus.9924
    • Resident: PGY-2 Dr. Sharanyah Srinivasan

Old Publications 

Dr. Balaji Natarajan (Salahuddin T, Natarajan B, Playford MP, Joshi AA, Teague H, Masmoudi Y, Selwaness M, Chen MY, Bluemke DA, Mehta NN) published "Cholesterol efflux capacity in humans with psoriasis is inversely related to non-calcified burden of coronary atherosclerosis" in European Heart Journal, 2015 Jul 18. pii: ehv339 [Epub ahead of print].

Dr. Kareem Bannis ( Lakdawala, M., Sharda, N. Fain) published "Purple Urine Bag Syndrome: A Case review" in The Arizona Geriatrics Society an affiliate of The American Geriatrics Society, 2015: 20 (1): 9-11.

Dr. Jessica August (August J, Huang JJ) published "Image of the Week: Renal Infarction" in Southwest Journal of Pulmonary & Critical Care, 2015, 10(4): 195-196.

Dr. Muhammad Husnain (Suryanarayana P, Kollampare S, Riaz IB, Lee J, Husnain M, Luni FK, Movahed MR) published "Presence of anamalous coronary seen on angiogram is not associated with increased risk of significant coronary artery disease" in Int J Angiol 2014, 23(4): 243-6.

Dr. Muhammad Husnain (Riaz IB, Husnain M, Riaz H, Asawaeer M, Bilal J, Pandit A, Shetty R, Lee KS) published "Meta-analysis of revascularization versus medical therapy for atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis" in Am J Cardiol 2014, 114 (7): 1116-23.

Dr. Muhammad Husnain (Riaz IB, Husnain M, Ateeli H) published "Recurrent thrombosis in a patient with Lesch-Nyhan syndrome" in Am J Med 2014, 127(7): e11-2.

Dr. Sarah Patel (Patel S, Takyar V, Trowers E) published "Double double toil and trouble, an usual case of dysphagia" in Am J Gastroenterol 2014, 109:S25.

Dr. Muhammad Husnain (Riaz IB, Dhoble A, Mizyed A, Hsu CH, Husnain M, Lee JZ, Lotun K, Lee KS) published "Transcatheter patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy for cryptogenic stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials" in BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2013, 13: 113.

Old Oral Presentations

Dr. Parinita Dherange (Dherange P, Patel S, Singh N, Suryanarayana P) presented "Dissecting the un-speakable: a rare cause of fatal aortic dissection" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Rhonda Alkatib (Alkatib R, Patel S, Huang JJ, Chandiramani V) presented "How do you rash-ionalize that?" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Sarah Patel presented "From bone to Heart: A case of MRSA osteomyelitis with hematogenous spread to the pericadium" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Kareem Bannis presented "Elder Care a Novel Application-Based Medical Database" at the Annual April Conference for The Arizona Geriatric Society Annual Chapter Meeting, 2014.

Dr. Sridhar Reddy (Huang JJ, Singh N, Ainapurapu A) presented "Heart failure exacerbation re-admission rate prevention: A quality improvement project" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Parinita Dherange (Patel S, Suryanarayana P) presented "Dissecting the upspeakable: a rare case of fatal aortic dissection" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Kairou Tey (Low SW) presented "A case of abscesses due to Mycobacterium abscessus" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.

Dr. Kareem Bannis  presented "Helminthic therapy for treatment of auto-immune disorders" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2014.  

Dr. Rishi Bhargava presented "Revisiting the H's and T's: An Uncommon Cause of Cardiac Arrest" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2013.  

Dr. Randa Gorges presented "Brain on Fire" at Arizona Annual ACP Poster Presentation, 2013.