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Division of Internal Medicine

Our mission is to provide cancer patients with the full spectrum of evidence-based cancer and internal medicine care including treatment, supportive care, survivorship care, and prevention.

Our vision is to continually expand our lead as a patient-centered, research-driven internal medicine division in a comprehensive cancer care center through the recruitment, retention, and development of the finest physicians, scientists, educators and staff.

David Tweardy, M.D.
Division Head, Internal Medicine
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Molecular and Cellular Oncology

Ellen Manzullo, M.D.
Deputy Division Head Clinical
Professor, General Internal Medicine

Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, M.D.
Deputy Division Head Research
Professor, Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health

William Atkinson IV
Division Administrator ad interim
Department Administrator, General Internal Medicine

The Division of Internal Medicine comprises nine departments:

It also includes three sections:

  • Benign Hematology
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology

In addition to providing clinical excellence in their division practices, faculty members have developed broad-based research programs in their respective subspecialty areas.

New Residency Program

The Baylor College of Medicine/MD Anderson Internal Medicine Residency Program is a unique opportunity in which future internists will be trained to become experts in treating the medical complications of cancer and cancer treatment.

Interested individuals must apply to Baylor College of Medicine through the ERAS system (Electronic Residency Application Service). Once in the Baylor system, select the BCM/MD Anderson Cancer Center track.

Grand Rounds and Conferences

  • Friday, July 31, 8-9 a.m., Pickens Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
    The Microbiome in the Pathogenesis of Clostridium Difficile Infection

    Vincent Young, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Friday, Aug. 7, 8-9 a.m., Pickens Tower, Floor 3, Room 1,2,7,8
    Diabetic Neuropathies
    Yadollah Harati, M.D., professor, Neurology and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
  • Friday, Aug. 14, Pickens Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
    The Revolving Door of Cancer Hospitalizations -- Current Gaps and Opportunities for Improvement

    Joanna Manzano, M.D., assistant professor, General Internal Medicine
  • Friday, Aug. 21, Pickens Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
    Mucormycosis Research at MD Anderson : The Last 15 Years
    Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, M.D., Sc.D., professor, Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health
  • Friday, Aug. 28, Pickens Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
    Irreverent Look at Screening for Lung Cancer
    Gerard Silvestri, M.D., professor, Critical Care Medicine, Medical University
    of South Carolina Children's Hospital, Charleston, SC

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