Department of Medicine

Current Fellows


1st-Year Fellows


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Vijay Anand, D.O.

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Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic, Medicine of Midwestern University
Residency: Internal Medicine University of Chicago – North Shore University HS Evanston, IL
Fellowship: Academic Hospitalist, Brigham & Women's Hospital Medicine Unit (HMU) – Boston, MA
Other Position: Harvard Medical School, Clinical Instructor
Hobbies: Traveling/Exploring, Music, Cooking, Sports, and Biking

An interesting fact about me is I trained in Japanese martial arts for my entire youth, I enjoy playing drums, I spent my most recent birthday in Belize, I was a hospitalist in Boston for four years before starting fellowship.


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Julieta Munoz Mejia, M.D.

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Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias Médicas
Residency: Loyola Medicine Macneal Hospital
Fellowship: Internal Medicine Chief Resident, Griffin Hospital
Hobbies: Traveling, painting, and crossfit

An interesting fact about me is that I studied dramatic arts for two years while I was in medical school.


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Adi Nadimpalli, M.D.

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Medical School: University of Illinois
Residency: Tulane University, LA
Fellowship: Doctors Without Borders
Hobbies: Chess, running, reading and learning languages

An interesting fact about me is I worked in low resource settings for 10+ years, mostly with Doctors Without Borders, in countries including South Sudan, Liberia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Niger, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Types of medical humanitarian work included epidemics (Ebola, cholera, HIV), conflict zone trauma, natural disasters relief (earthquake and hurricane), primary care and teaching POCUS for mid-level providers (Clinical Officers, Midwives).


2nd-Year Fellows


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Orlando Garner, M.D.

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Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias, Médicas, Honduras
Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas Tech
Hobbies: Collecting vinyl records, Craft coffee and trying out different brewing methods I enjoy geeky thinks like Marvel comics/movies, Star Wars, Rick and Morty, and Game of Thrones/Lord of the Rings. I am a fan of Haruki Murakami, Neil Gaiman and Albert Camus.

An interesting fact about me is that I was born and raised in Honduras, but moved around the United States on and off due to my parents jobs. Prior to residency I volunteered as a physician for at risk children targeted by MS-13 gangs. I am married and have two kids, one who was born in my intern year of residency and the other on the first year of fellowship. Not only did I survive being a new parent during training, I also survived coronavirus!


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Krishi Nunna, M.B., B.S.

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Medical School: Rangaraya Medical College, India
Residency: Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Hobbies: cooking, yoga, tennis, cricket

An interesting fact about me is that I am good at speed rubix cubing, although not a professional, I can solve a 3x3 cube in less than a minute. I have a two-year old golden retriever whom I spend most of my free time with and he is very happy that we moved to Houston, especially for the weather here.


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Ahmed Salem, M.D.

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Medical School: Aureus University School of Medicine, Aruba
Residency: Internal Medicine, Harbor Hospital Center, Baltimore
Fellowship: Neurocritical Care Neurological Surgery UT Houston Medical Center
Fellowship: Neurocritical Care Neurological Surgery UT Southwestern Dallas Medical Center
Hobbies: Rock climbing, baking, playing guitar, 3D printing and design.

An interesting fact about me is I earned a black belt in karate during undergraduate training at the University of Edinburgh. I entered into many tournaments, notably earning a Gold medal in the British Universities Championships and a Bronze medal at the European level. My areas of interest are shock, mechanical circulatory support, subarachnoid hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury and coagulopathy.