March 25, 2019

New Faculty Members – March 2019

Department of Internal Medicine

Gerry Ezell, M.D.Gerry Dean Ezell, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine. Dr. Ezell received his medical degree from UAMS. He completed his internship at Pensacola Naval Hospital and residency at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Dr. Ezell has extensive experience as an internist and has held numerous positions in Arkansas. Dr. Ezell will serve as a core faculty member in the newly established Baptist Health-UAMS Internal Medicine Residency Program based at Baptist Health North Little Rock, which will welcome its first 12 residents in July.

 

Asif Sewani, M.D.Asif Sewani, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology. Dr. Sewani received his medical degree from Aga Khan University Medical Center in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his internship and residency at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He continued his training with a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at the University of Texas Medical Center in Galveston followed by a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. Dr. Sewani will practice primarily at the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System while also providing coverage and support at UAMS Medical Center.

 

Anand Venkata, M.D.Anand Venkata, M.D., has joined the Department of Internal Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. Dr. Venkata received his medical degree from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He completed his residency at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. He continued his training with a pulmonary and critical care fellowship at St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.

 

 

Department of Radiology

Fang Lu, M.D.Fang Lu, M.D., has joined the Department of Radiology as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pediatric Radiology. She received her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver. Dr. Lu completed her residency in diagnostic radiology at Bridgeport Hospital/Yale University in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 2016. She continued her training, completing a fellowship in pediatric radiology in 2017 followed by a fellowship in pediatric neuroradiology in 2018, both at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.