Meet Our Team


Sarita Khemani, MD


Dr. Khemani is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Stanford University Medical School. She is passionate about patient care and medical education. Her clinical responsibilities involve perioperative medical management of Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Colorectal surgery patients. She is actively involved in the teaching of neurosurgery and medicine residents. Dr. Khemani is the director of perioperative medicine elective rotation for the medical residents. As part of the Practice of Medicine course, she does bedside teaching sessions with second year medical students. She frequently presents at the resident noon conferences and physician assistant student lecture series. Dr. Khemani is excited to pass along her medical mentorship to a new batch of students every summer through Stanford-CSI program!

Eva Weinlander, MD


Dr. Weinlander is a Clinical Professor of Family Medicine in the Division of Primary Care and Population Health at Stanford University Medical School. She is a seasoned family medicine physician with a passion for high quality primary care, medical education, primary care research and health care professional wellness. For the last 15 years she has been the Director for the Continuity of Care clerkship but recently transitioned to a new role as Director of Faculty Wellness for Primary Care and Population Health. She also directs the annual McGann Women and Health Lecture Series which is a credit class for medical students and undergrads as well as open to the general public. She has a passion for teaching and working side-by-side students in both the classroom and the clinic, which makes her summers with the Stanford-CSI community so special!

Affiliated Faculty

Thomas Burdon, MD

Dr. Thomas Burdon is a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Palo Alto VA Health Care System.

Henry Curtis, MD

Dr. Henry Curtis is an Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. 

Nicholas Giori, MD

Dr. Nicholas Giori is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Chief, VA Palo Alto Orthopaedic Surgery

Leah Groppo, RN

Leah Groppo is a Registered Dietician, Endocrine - Diabetes.                                                                                               

Kimberly Harney, MD

Dr. Kimberly Harney is a Clinical Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology.                                                                                            

Rona Hu, MD

Dr. Rona Hu is a Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences & Medical Director of Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit.

Angela Jiang, MD

Dr. Angela Jiang is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health.

Jessie Kittle, MD

Dr. Jessie Kittle is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Hospital Medicine.

Gordon Li, MD

Dr. Gordon Li is a Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and by courtesy of Neurology and of Otolaryngology.

Kate Luenprakansit, MD

Dr. Kate Luenprakansit is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Hospital Medicine and Bioethics Committee Member. 

Rishi Mediratta, MD

Dr. Rishi Mediratta is a Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics and Pediatric Hospitalist.

Tamara Montacute, MD

Dr. Tamara Montacute is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health. 

Matthew Porteus, MD

Dr. Matthew Porteus is a Professor of Pediatrics, Stem Cell Transplantation.

Takudzwa Shumba, MD

Dr. Takudzwa Shumba is a Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health.

Anna Simos, RN

Anna Simos is a Registered Nurse, Endocrine - Diabetes. 

PJ Utz, MD

Dr. PJ Utz is Associate Dean for Medical Student Research and Physician Scientist in Immunology and Rheumatology. 



Mona Shah, MS, MBA

Program Manager