Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Appointments & Information: 410-328-5780

Jean-Pierre Raufman, MD 
Paulson Professor of Medicine,
Division Head, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY 
Fellowship: University of Michigan, Gastroenterology; National Institutes of Health, Digestive Diseases
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
Special Interests: Bile Acids, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Colon Cancer

Adult Gastroenterology

Raymond K. Cross, MD, MS 
Professor of Medicine, 
Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Co-Director, Digestive Health Center,
University of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree:  University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers
Fellowship: University of Maryland and Baltimore VA Medical Centers
Board Certification: Gastroenterology; Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Clinical Trials, Telemedicine, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colities, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Peter E. Darwin, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Interventional Endoscopy Program

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Special Interests: Pancreatitis, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Disease, Therapeutic Endoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, GI Cancers 
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology

Eric M. Goldberg, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Endoscopy

Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Special Interests: Biliary Tract Disease, Pancreatic Disease, Esophageal and Enteral Stenting, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, Capsule Endoscopy
Board Certification: Gastroenterology

Bruce Greenwald, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System; University of Virginia Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Barrett's Esophagus, Crohn's Disease, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Esophageal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Laser Therapy, Ulcerative Colitis
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology

Seema Patil, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology


Sandra Quezada, MD, MS 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
MS: University of Maryland School of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology

Lance T. Uradomo, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: George Washington University 
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Special Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology

Nathalie H. Urrunaga, MD, MS 
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
Special Interests: Acute Liver Failure, Living-Donor Liver Transplantation, Cirrhosis, Complications of Portal Hypertension

Erik C. von Rosenvinge, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine 
Residency: David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB/ UC Davis Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH
Board Certification: Gastroenterology
Special Interests: Clostridium Difficile, Gastrointestinal Microbiome, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation, Colorectal Cancer

Megan Willard, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
Special Interests: General GI

Adult Hepatology

Darryn R. Potosky, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Hepatology

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Special Interests: Liver Disease, Liver Transplantation, Endoscopic Treatment of Esophageal and Gastric Varices 
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology; Transplant Hepatology

Deepti V. Dronamraju, MD  
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Fellowship: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology
Special Interests: Liver Disease; Liver Transplant


William R. Hutson, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation

Medical Degree: West Virginia University
Residency: West Virginia University Hospital/Charleston Area Medical Center
Fellowship: University Health Center of Pittsburgh
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Gastroenterology; Transplant Hepatology
Special Interests: Liver Transplantation, Liver Diseases, Hepatic Malignancy

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Samra Blanchard, MD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
University of Maryland Children’s Hospital

Medical Degree: Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine 
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation 
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Special Interests: Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Runa Diwadkar Watkins, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: American University of the Caribbean
Residency: Memorial Medical Center of Georgia
Fellowship: Jackson Memorial Hospital
Board Certifications: Pediatrics; Gastroenterology
Special Interest: Pediatric Gastroenterology


Howard A. Kader, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Residency: Creighton-Nebraska Universities Health Foundation
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Special Interests: Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Nidhi Rawal, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Lady Hardinge Medical College of India
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Residency: Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
Special Interests: Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology