K.V. Gopalakrishna, MD, FIDSA, FACP

K.V. Gopalakrishna, MD, FIDSA, FACP

  • Program Director
  • Chair, Department of Medicine
  • Chief, Infectious Diseases
  • Clinical Professor Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, CWRU

Dr. Gopalakrishna (Gopal) is a diplomat in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Gopal is a member of many prestigious medical societies and is active in hospital committees. Also, he is very interested in research and has presented papers with residents at many major conferences across the country. He has published many scholarly papers and lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of infectious diseases. He is the 1999 recipient of the Master Teacher award from ACP-ASIM Ohio Chapter. Dr. Gopal is an avid baseball fan, and serves as a team physician for the Cleveland Indians.


Jalaa Alahmad, MD

Jalaa Alahmad, MD

  • Associate Program Director
  • Site-Director for Hospitalist Medicine
    • Graduated from Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine Damascus
    • Finished Internal Medicine residency from Huron Hospital and Cleveland Clinic
    • Currently working as a Staff in the Department of Hospital Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

Madonna Michael, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Madonna Michael, MD

  • Associate Program Director
  • Hospitalist
    • Graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt
    • Finished Internal Medicine residency from Cleveland Clinic
    • Currently working as a Staff in the Department of Hospital Medicine at Cleveland Clinic, Main Campus and Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

Saaima Arshad, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Saaima Arshad, MD

  • Assistant Program Director
  • Medical Director, Westown Health Center
    • Graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College, Pakistan
    • Finished Internal Medicine residency from Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital

Chetan Lokhande, MD | Cleveland Clinic

Chetan Lokhande, MD

  • 4th Year Chief Resident
    • Graduated from K. J. Somaiya Medical College, India
    • Finished Internal Medicine residency from Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital