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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.

Kathryn-Harvey-Feldewerth-DO Kathryn Harvey, DO, PGY4 - Chief Resident

Dr. Harvey is a St. Louis native who attended medical school A.T. Still University in Kirksville, MO. She completed Internal Medicine residency at Mercy St. Louis and stayed with the program to serve as Chief Resident for the 2021-2022 academic year, after which she will be staying with Mercy as a primary care physician.  She is passionate about physician leadership, community outreach, and wellness. 

Core Faculty

1922488261-h Carolyn Hilliard, MD

Dr. Hilliard is a St. Louis native who attended medical school at Saint Louis University. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She followed IM residency with a year as Chief resident and then completed a year as an academic hospitalist at UIHC. She moved back to St. Louis in December 2020 and is excited to be working at Mercy. She is passionate about medical education, physician leadership and hospital sustainability. 

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.

1982866224-h Damien Ricklis, MD

Dr. Ricklis earned his medical degree from Tulane School of Medicine in 2006.  He trained at LA County + University of Southern California for Internal Medicine residency, after which he stayed on faculty as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine through 2011.  He then moved out the Midwest and served as the Hospitalist Medical Director at Carbondale Memorial Hospital for two years before joining Mercy in 2013.   Dr. Ricklis is passionate about medical education and joined the Academic Hospitalist group in 2018.  He has a strong interest in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) and is excited about its potential to enhance both patient care and medical education at Mercy.

1952569642-h Wei Wang, MD

Dr. Wang attended medical school at Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (previously Shanghai Second Medical University). After completing an Internal Medicine residency training at Huron Hospital/Cleveland Clinic, she worked as a faculty member for the Huron internal medicine program, as well as traditional primary care physician. She moved to St. Louis and joined Mercy in June 2011 and has been enjoying the practice here including adult hospitalist, virtual service and wound clinic. She also volunteered in multiple areas including medical missions, local projects for high school students. She enjoys the opportunity to work with residents. 

Academic Hospitalist

Kathryn-Harvey-Feldewerth-DO Kathryn Harvey, DO
1922488261-h Carolyn Hilliard, MD
1417036047-h Theresa Hughes, MD
Farrin-Manian-MD Farrin Manian, MD - Program Director
1982866224-h Damien Ricklis, MD
Nathan-Robertson Nathan Robertson, MD - Associate Program Director

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