New providers - October 2020

The following providers joined WVU Medicine in October:



Julie Phillips, MD, joins WVU Medicine Children’s as the medical director of Emergency Department. Dr. Phillips was previously at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. She was also the associate medical director of Children’s Hospital Emergency Room at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She completed a pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Vanderbilt and a pediatrics residency at the University of Connecticut. She earned her medical degree at WVU.



Shiv Someshwar, MD, joins WVU Medicine as a pediatric hospitalist at Camden Clark Medical Center. Dr. Someshwar was formerly an associate professor of hospital medicine at George Washington School of Medicine, providing patient care at Children's National Hospital in Washington, DC. He was also a faculty pediatrician and hospitalist at WVU for several years. 



Mariam Shakeel, MD, joins WVU Medicine as a hospitalist at Uniontown Hospital. She completed an internal medicine residency at Geisinger.



Poornima Murthy, MD, joins WVU Medicine as a neonatologist at Wheeling Hospital. Dr. Murthy is a former consultant neonatologist at the University of Saskatchewan in Regina, Canada. She completed a neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship and a pediatrics residency at the University of Connecticut.

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