Get to know our rapidly growing team of extremely knowledgeable and experienced subspecialists.

Endocrinology

Steven Artz, MD

Steven Artz, MD

Medical School: S.U.N.Y Upstate at Syracuse

Completed Residency: Internship- Maimonides Medical Center - Brooklyn; S.U.N.Y Upstate- Internal Medicine

Fellowship / Advanced Training: Montefiore Medical/Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Endocrine Fellowship

Professional Interests:  Thyroid disease & other Endocrine Disorders; Nuclear Medicine imaging and therapies

Hobbies / Interests: Amateur Radio

Strengths of Training at CAMC: C.A.M.C offers the unique opportunity to practice medicine in a combined academic and community environment.

Life in Charleston: Charleston offers a cosmopolitanism environment in a small vibrant community

Jeremy Soule, MD

Jeremy Soule, MD

Medical School: West Virginia University

Completed Residency: West Virginia University, Charleston Division/CAMC. 

Fellowship / Advanced Training:  Endocrinology fellowship at Medical University of South Carolina

Professional Interests: Diabetes, general endocrinology.

Hobbies / Interests: Gardening.

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Great teaching.  Patients are interesting and appreciative of care.

Life in Charleston: Beautiful city with great views.  Great for biking and hiking.

Richa Singh, MD

Richa Singh, MD

Medical School: Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College

Completed Residency:  IM CAMC/ West Virginia University, Charleston Division. 

Fellowship / Advanced Training: Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism UC Davis, California

Professional Interests: Pituitary disorders, Thyroid disease, Osteoporosis and Calcium metabolism Personal interest.

Hobbies / Interests: Traveling, watching movies, reading books and spending quality time with family

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Good place to train and practice medicine as a wide variety of pathology is available. Hard working staff. Sub specialty availability. Opportunity to grow.

Life in Charleston: Laid back lifestyle. Friendly people.

Maryam Taufeeq, MD

Maryam Taufeeq, MD

Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan.

Completed Residency: IM, Cleveland Clinic Foundation  

Fellowship / Advanced Training:   Endocrinology, The Ohio State University

Professional Interests: General Endocrinology

Hobbies / Interests: Reading, music, hiking, gardening.

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Diverse patient population, strong faculty.

Life in Charleston: The mountainous beautiful landscape, and warm, friendly people.

Gastroenterology

Vishnu Naravadi, MD

Vishnu Naravadi, MD

Medical School: Kurnool Medical College, India. Graduated in 2008

Completed Residency: Internal Medicine – Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, North Chicago, IL. 2009 - 2012

Fellowship / Advanced Training: Hepatology – Loyola University Medical Center, 2012 – 2014; Gastroenterology – Loyola University Medical Center, 2014 – 2017

Professional Interests: Dr. Naravadi received specialized training in managing liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease), gastrointestinal motility related problems, functional GI disorders, chronic diarrhea and constipation, esophageal (acid reflux and difficulty swallowing) and stomach related problems like gastroparesis.

Perform diagnostic and therapeutic upper endoscopy, colonoscopy (including screening colonoscopy for polyp detection), esophageal motility studies (manometry) to evaluate difficulty swallowing, acid reflux pH testing for reflux disease.

Practice the best evidence based medicine. Always put the patients first and shared decision making.

Hobbies / Interests: Married with 2 kids (twins). Love spending time with family and travel. Reading world history.

Cheryl Cox MD

Cheryl Cox, MD

Medical School: WVU School of Medicine

Completed Residency: Preliminary Surgery year at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, PA;  IM Residency at CAMC WVU, Charleston WV

Fellowship / Advanced Training:   UVA- GI and Hepatology

Hobbies / Interests: Running, Bee Keeping

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Diversity of pathology and working closely with subspecialist

Life in Charleston: Family feel and lots outdoor opportunities

Emily Battle MD

Emily Battle, MD

Medical School: WVU School of Medicine

Completed Residency:   CAMC WVU IM Residency

Fellowship / Advanced Training:   UVA- GI and Hepatology

Hobbies / Interests: Family golf outings, sporting events, viewing the arts at the Clay center and Charleston Opera Guild

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Frequently get to work up patients and diagnose primary pathology versus being told the diagnosis.

Life in Charleston: Warm, supportive community

Pulmonary/Critical Care

Majdi Al-Nabulsi, MD

Majdi Al-Nabulsi, MD

Medical School: University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine

Completed Residency:  Internal Medicine. Seton Hall University -Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Fellowship / Advanced Training:  Pulmonary & Critical Care. Cook County Health - Chicago, Illinois. 

Professional Interests:  Interstitial lung disease, Asthma, Critical care Echo. 

Hobbies / Interests: Reading

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Diversity of the patient population. Working with a medically underserved community. 

Life in Charleston: The beautiful nature. The very calm and peaceful town. 

David Adkins MD

David Adkins, MD

Medical School: University of Kentucky

Completed Residency:  University of Kentucky

Fellowship / Advanced Training:   University of Kentucky

Professional Interests: Critical care ultrasound, resident education

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Gain experience with a very challenging population with multiple coexisting co-morbidities, program size enables faculty and residents to really get to know one another

Life in Charleston: Beautiful surroundings, ability to walk just about anywhere, the people I work with

Rayan Ihle MD

Rayan Ihle, MD

Fellowship Director

Medical School: The Ohio State University Medical School

Completed Residency: Indiana University Medicine Pediatrics residency

Fellowship / Advanced Training: University of Kentucky Pulmonary Critical Care

Professional Interests: Lung cancer, Pulmonary hypertension, Critical Care, Education

Hobbies / Interests: Gardening, attending performing arts, hiking, raising my 2 children

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Diverse patient population with wide array of acuity of disease

Life in Charleston: The unexpected cultural experiences here from off-Broadway performances at the Clay Center to live concerts at the Convention Center, from local food and music festivals to our culturally diverse local celebrations, there’s never a dull moment to find something to entertain and enlighten the soul.

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Richard Scott Morehead, MD

Professor

Medical School: Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK

Completed Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Fellowship / Advanced Training: PCCM University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Anthony Roohollahi, MD

Medical School: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Completed Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Fellowship / Advanced Training: PCCM at West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Professional Interests: Lung Cancer, COPD, Asthma, Occupational Lung Disease

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, camping and traveling

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Dedication to patient care, friendly work environment

Life in Charleston: I was raised in Charleston and my family is still here so I wanted to be closer to them. I also had a wonderful experience here as a medical student doing clinical rotations.

Kevin Smith, MD

Kevin Smith, MD

Associate Fellowship Director

Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Completed Residency: Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky  

Fellowship / Advanced Training:  Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship at University of Kentucky

Professional Interests: Education, simulation training, difficult Airway Management, ARDS, cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Hobbies / Interests: Film, Playing / Watching Soccer, Building Computers, Electric Guitar, Home Improvement Projects, Hiking/Camping

Strengths of Training at CAMC: Great people who are easy to work with and all pull together.  Diverse pathology.

Life in Charleston: Great place to live and raise children, great schools, and lots of great nature.

Vikhyath Terla MD

Vikhyath Terla, MD

Medical School: MediCiti Institute of Medical Sciences, Ghanpur, India

Completed Residency: Harlem Hospital/College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, New York, NY

Fellowship / Advanced Training: PCCM at Harlem Hospital/College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, New York, NY (2019)

Rheumatology

Matt Justice MD

Matt Justice, MD

Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine

Completed Residency: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at CAMC/WVU-Charleston

Fellowship / Advanced Training: Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology at Saint Louis University 

Professional Interests: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematous

Hobbies / Interests: Golf, running, cars, fishing, college football and basketball

Strengths of Training at CAMC:   Friendly faculty and expansion of subspecialties within the program

Life in Charleston: It’s a great place to raise a family with lots of outdoor activities