Academic and Clinical Faculty

Robert W. Bradsher, Jr, M.D.
Ebert Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Internal Medicine
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University
Interests: Blastomycosis, Histoplasmosis, Fungal infections, Tick borne infections

J. Ryan Bariola, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Infectious Diseases Fellowship Director
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship, Blastomycosis

Mary Burgess, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
Interests:Infections in stem cell transplant patients, Infective endocarditis

Matthew T. Burns, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Interests: HIV Clostridium difficile, Atypical mycobacterial infections

Ryan Dare, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: Vanderbilt University
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University

Atul Kothari, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi University
Residency: John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago
Fellowship: Cedars-Sinai UCLA-VA Multicampus ID Program, Los Angeles
Interests: Infections in stem cell transplant patients, Clinical microbiology

Thomas P. Monson, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Residency: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship: University of Wisconsin
Interests: HIV Infection Prevention

Amanda Novack, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Interests: Orthopedic infections

Juan Carlos Rico, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University de Zaragoza, Spain Residency: Lincoln Medical Center Fellowship: North Shore-LIJ Health System
Interests: Infections in stem cell transplant patients

Michael Saccente, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of Alabama Birmingham
Fellowship: University of Alabama Birmingham
Interests: HIV/Sexually transmitted infections

Keyur S. Vyas, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Interests: Infection Prevention, Emergency Preparedness, Vaccinations