Current staffing by campus
Pacific Campus: 24 FTEs
Davies/Cal Campus: 14 FTEs
Mission Bernal Campus: 8 FTEs
Novato Campus: 5 FTEs
Santa Rosa Campus: 9 FTEs
Unique Hospitalist program culture
Recruitment of high-level graduates from UCSF, Johns Hopkins and CPMC residency programs, with varied backgrounds and different levels of experience
Languages spoken: Spanish, Japanese, French, Romanian, Mandarin, German, Taiwanese, Cantonese
Emphasis on quality and cost-effective care
High level of teamwork and camaraderie
Active member involvement in ongoing program improvement
Sense of ownership of Hospitalist program amongst members
Long-term Hospitalist retention
Minimal staff turnover since program's inception
Excellent morale and teamwork
Outstanding role models for resident trainees
CPMC Davies-Cal 1 East Campus, Castro at Duboce, San Francisco, Calif 94114.
Parking lot locations: 45 Castro St. Muni lines: The 24 Divisadero, 37 Corbett and the N-Judah all stop within one block of the main hospital. There is wheelchair access at the Castro and Duboce entrance.
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Neil Bhalerao, M.D. graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Molecular Cell Biology and Business Administration. Prior to attending medical school, he worked in wealth management services and strategy consulting. Dr. Bhalerao received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine and recently completed his internal medicine residency and chief resident year at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital of Cook County. Some of his interests including running, traveling, playing the Tabla (a North Indian classical drum), and watching documentaries. Dr. Bhalerao is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
William Cahill, M.D. attended Wesleyan University graduating with a B.A. in Physics. He attended the University of California, San Francisco, and School of Medicine graduating with his M.D. in 2003. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of California, SF, in 2006. He joined PIMG in August of 2008 and is employed at the Davies Campus. Dr. Cahill is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Louisa Dresser, M.D. joined PIMG as a fulltime hospitalist at the Davies Campus. After spending more than a decade as an orthopedic charge nurse at Summit Medical Center and some time as a clinical network director, she began pursuing a medical degree. Dr. Dresser completed her internal medicine residency at Seton Hall University in Newark, New Jersey and at LAC-USC in Los Angeles, California. She spent the most of this year in Shanghai, China providing care at Fudan University SOM Huashan Hospital and Jiai Genetic & IVF Institute. Dr. Dresser is fluent in Mandarin and loves to spend time with her two daughters. Her other passions include poetry, writing short stories, cooking, backpacking, hiking, and swimming.
Ovidiu Dumitrescu, M.D. graduated in 1983 from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. In 1988 he became involved in HIV research and in 1991 started a virology fellowship at UCSF. He continued to work in HIV and Cell biology research until 1996 when he begun the residency program at CPMC. After graduation in 1999, he started the Hospitalist program at the Davies campus of CPMC and joined IMMG in 2001. Dr. Dumistrescu remained with the group when it became PIMG. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of AMA, ACP and SHM.
Andrew Giang, M.D. joined IMMG in 2001 and remained with the group when it became PIMG. He graduated from Loma Linda Medical School in 1997. He completed his internal medicine residency at CPMC in 2000. Dr Giang is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He enjoys traveling, mountain biking and other outdoor activities.
Catherine Hu, M.D. graduated from Pennsylvania State University Pre-Medical Program in 1992. She attended Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, in 1996. She completed her internal medicine residency at CPMC in 1999 and was Chief Resident during her last year. She joined IMMG in 1999 and remained with the group when it became PIMG. Dr Hu is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Hu is fluent in Taiwanese.
Andy Knapp, M.D. has practiced Hospitalist Medicine for over six years. His most recent experience was at St. Francis Memorial. Currently, he consults as a Physician Advisor with Executive Health Resources, providing Medicare Compliance support for observation /inpatient determinations. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A in Anthropology in 1979. He then attended the University of California, San Diego where he received his Doctor of Medicine in 1984. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University 1987. Dr. Knapp is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Xin Amy Liao, M.D. received her medical degree from the Carver College of Medicine and completed her residency at CPMC. Dr. Liao is Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.
Greg Martin, M.D. completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Winnipeg in Canada he then attended medical school and completed his internship at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Greg Martin has been practicing hospital medicine for the past 30 years. Dr. Martin’s has experience as a coroner and a family physician in the ER, which also included obstetrics. From an administrative aspect, Dr. Martin has experience has a medical director of a Sexual Abuse Response team; he founded and lead a hospitalist program for a hospital in Reedly, CA, and the EHR champion for Sutter Alta Bates. Dr. Greg Martin is board certified in family medicine and hospice/palliative care.
William Miller, M.D., FACP. graduated from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in chemistry. He later attended Hahnemann University graduating with a M.S. in Physiology and Biophysics. He received his medical degree from the University of Arizona in 1991. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona in 1994. He also finished a Fellowship in Oncology and Hematology in 1997. Dr. Miller is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He recently joined the Davies Campus as a hospitalist in 2010. Dr. Miller has been practicing inpatient medicine for over eight years.
Luke Richey, M.D. received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2007 after earning a B.A. in Philosophy and Religion. He completed Internal Medicine training at the University of Washington, Seattle and returned to North Carolina to work as a Hospitalist prior to relocating to San Francisco. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Evan Sacolick, M.D. earned his B.S. in Health Sciences from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT in 2008. Dr. Sacolick then attended Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he earned his MD in 2012. Dr. Sacolick completed internship and residency in 2015 at Boston University/Boston Medical Center in Boston, MA. Dr. Sacolick then joined the hospitalist medicine unit at Boston Medical Center in 2015 and has enjoyed working there for the past two years. Dr. Sacolick is excited to join PIMG and to work at Davies.
Andre Venturini, M.D. graduated from the University Of Monte Morelos School Of Medicine in 2005. He then attended Sound Shore Medical Center in New York where he studied general surgery. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Loma Linda in 2011. Since graduating from residency, Dr. Venturini has been working at hospitalist at Feather River Hospital. Dr. Venturini is Board Certified in Family Medicine. We are extremely delighted to have Dr. Venturini join our group. He joined PIMG in August of 2013.
Stefani Wedl, M.D. Prior to joining PIMG, Dr. Wedl spent several years as a Hospitalist at Eden Medical Center. She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2003 and completed residency in Internal Medicine at UCSF in 2006. She joined PIMG at California Pacific Medical Center in January 2009. Dr. Wedl is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Cleon Yee, M.D. joined IMMG in May 2004 and remained with the group when it became PIMG. He received a B.S. in Human Biology at the University of Utah before graduating from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1999. Dr. Yee completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco in 2002. Additionally, he served as Chief Resident at California Pacific Medical Center in 2003. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
Shaun Young, M.D. graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2001 with a degree in Integrative Biology with a minor in Music. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the University Of Southern California Keck School Of Medicine in 2007. He has just recently completely his residency program at CPMC in 2010. He is Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.
Kreshnik Zejnullahu, M.D. received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts and completed his residency at UCSF. Dr. Zejnullahu is Board Eligible in Internal Medicine.