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GME Internal Medicine Faculty

Farrin-Manian-MD Farrin Manian, MD - Chairman

Dr. Manian graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia Medical School in 1978.

Katherine-Garland-MD Katherine L. Garland, MD - Program Director

Dr. Garland received her medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 2006, completed her Internship at the University of Maryland and Residency and Chief Resident year at George Washington University in 2009.

Nathan-Robertson Nathan Robertson, MD - Associate Program Director

Dr. Robertson graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2014. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Saint Louis University in 2017 followed by a year as a chief resident. He joined Mercy in July of 2018 as an academic hospitalist.

Michelle-Kempf Michelle Kempf - Program Coordinator

Michelle Kempf joined the Internal Medicine Program in 2008 as the Program Coordinator. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from UMSL and her Master’s Degree in Business Management & Leadership from Webster University.

daniel-hernandez-md Daniel Hernandez, MD Chief Resident

Dr. Hernandez graduated from Universidad Dr. Matias Delgado in 2017 in El Salvador. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Hospital St. Louis in 2022 and decided to stay as Chief Resident for 2022-2023. After that, he plans to pursue a fellowship in Nephrology and remain involved with graduate medical education and residents.

Core Faculty

jen-bockerstett Jennifer Bockerstett, DO

Dr. Bockerstett attended medical school at A. T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. She completed internal medicine residency and a chief resident year here at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.  She is passionate about resident wellness, mentorship and teaching in both inpatient and outpatient settings. 

1417036047-h Theresa Hughes, MD

Dr. Hughes is a St. Louis native who attended medical school at the University of Missouri Columbia and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Vanderbilt University. She has been a practicing hospitalist at Mercy for over 20 years with a passion for resident education and patient care in the inpatient setting. 

Ivaturi-Pranati Pranati Ivaturi, MD

Dr. Ivaturi graduated from Government Medical College, Nagpur, India. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training at Mercy Hospital in 2002. She is now a teaching attending in the Mercy JFK Clinic.

Academic Hospitalist

jen-bockerstett Jennifer Bockerstett, DO
1417036047-h Theresa Hughes, MD
Ivaturi-Pranati Pranati Ivaturi, MD
kara-nuspl-do Kara Nuspl, DO
Farrin-Manian-MD Farrin Manian, MD - Chairman
Nathan-Robertson Nathan Robertson, MD - Associate Program Director

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