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Internal Medicine Residency Program - Faculty

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delilah-easom-md Delilah Easom, MD - Program Director

Delilah Easom, MD - Program Director

Dr. Easom is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she also completed her Internal Medicine Residency. Dr. Easom has been employed with Mercy since 2004, where she has held multiple titles such as, Medical Director of the Mercy Hospitalists Group from 2004 until 2015 and Medical Director of the Mercy Hyperbaric and Wound Care clinic since 2013. Dr. Easom is a Certified Wound Care Specialist-Physician by the American Board of Wound Management. In addition, she currently Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and currently is precepting residents for third-and fourth-year medical students.

kiss-csaba-md Csaba Kiss, MD - Core Faculty

Csaba Kiss, MD - Core Faculty

Dr. Kiss is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Kiss graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Debrecen Medical and Health Sciences Center and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at State University of New York – Buffalo. He moved to the Fort Smith area in 1998 and has unique experience in his career with both outpatient and inpatient Internal Medicine practices.  Dr. Kiss has been a Hospitalist at Mercy since 2006 and will primarily focus on teaching inpatient resident teams, participating in didactics and provide mentorship to residents. 

gina-vargas-md Gina Vargas, MD - Core Faculty

Gina Vargas, MD – Core Faculty

Dr. Vargas is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from Saba University School of Medicine completed residency at Aultman Hospital Mercy Medical Center in Canton Ohio. Dr. Vargas is a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital. She has an interest in teaching and primarily academic interest in Simulation and has been a Clinical Instructor/Debriefer at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she holds a Clinical Adjunct Faculty appointment. Her primary role will be supervising and teaching and advising residents. Dr. Vargas will supervise on inpatient teams during their inpatient medicine rotations. 

melissa-kuehl-do Melissa Kuehl, DO - Core Faculty

Melissa Kuehl, DO - Core Faculty

Dr. Kuehl is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. She graduated with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine/A.T. Still and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Freeman Health System – Internal Medicine. Dr. Kuehl is a hospitalist at Mercy Hospital and is an Adjunct Faculty appointment at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine where she has been a preceptor to third- and fourth-year medical students. Her primary responsibilities will be supervising, mentoring and teaching residents. Dr. Kuehl will supervise residents during their Night Float rotations. 

kevin-davis-md Kevin Davis, MD - Core Faculty, Sub-Specialty Education Coordinator

Kevin Davis, MD – Core Faculty, Sub-Specialty Education Coordinator

Dr. Davis is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Sub-Specialty Certified in Infectious Disease. Dr. Davis graduated with a Doctor of Medicine from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and completed an Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He currently holds an Infectious Disease Medical Directorship at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith and is a Clinical Adjunct Faculty at Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Davis will primarily be responsible for the curriculum, didactics, goals & objectives, teaching and supervision on the Infectious Disease rotation, in addition, he will serve as a mentor to residents in various aspects of the program.