Abdulkader Farran, MD, joins the department of medicine as a hospitalist. Dr. Farran received his medical degree from Damascus University and completed an internal medicine residency at St. Joseph Mercy-Oakland. Dr. Farran is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Ritu Walia, MD, joins the department of pediatrics specializing in pediatric gastroenterology. She graduated from Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College. She completed a pediatrics residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Walia is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.