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Reflecting the entrepreneurial spirit of Wichita, the department has forged unique relationships with community sub-specialty groups to enhance our teaching programs. Through these relationships and coupled with our outstanding full-time faculty, we are able to provide high quality "hands-on" clinical training for both medical students and resident physicians ...full text


Congratulations to Dr. Jimmy Doumit, Dr. Justin Fernandez, Dr. Najla Itani, Dr. Nabil Mansour, and Dr. Paul Ndunda for their poster and oral presentations at the National American College of Physicians 2014 Confernce in Orlando, FL.

  • “GLP-1 Replacing Insulin” – Jimmy Doumit, M.D.; Joseph Meouchy, M.D.; and Rami Mortada, M.D.
  • “Use of Cultured Yogurt Causing Septic Shock and Intra-abdominal Abscesses” – Justin Fernandez, M.D.; Maha Assi, M.D., M.P.H.
  • “Primary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Thyroid” – Najla Itani, M.D.; Linh Nguyen, M.D.; Richard Gomendoza, M.D.; Daniel Lalich, M.D.; and Thomas Schulz, M.D.,
  • “Colorectal Neoplasia in Individuals Infected with HIV” – Nabil Mansour, M.D.; Mustapha El-Halabi, M.D.; Boutros El-Haddad, M.D.; Donna E. Sweet, M.D; William J. Salyers, Jr, M.D.
  • “Amyloidosis Unfolding as Heart Failure” – Paul Ndunda, M.D.; Hussam Farhoud, M.D., FACC, FSCAI, CCDS

Congratulations to Dr. Mustapha El-Halabi for the invitation to become an Academic Editor for the journal Medicine.

Congratulations to the following residents for being voted the 2014-2015 Chief Residents:

  • Kenneth Byrd, D.O.
  • Mustapha El-Halabi, M.D.
  • Najla Itani, M.D.

KUSMW Cypress Medical Park clinic chosen by Kansas Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative (PCMHI) to participate in the Kansas PCMHI Pilot Project.

Fellowships Granted

Fellowships Granted