Meet Ohio State's team of infectious disease experts

The Division of Infectious Diseases comprises a comprehensive team of doctors and staff, all focused on delivering high quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders

Our leaders

SusanKoletar

Susan L. Koletar, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

Principal Investigator, AIDS Clinical Trials Unit (ACTU)
Pomerene Professor, Infectious Diseases
Professor, Internal Medicine

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MarkLustberg

Mark E. Lustberg, MD, PhD

Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

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JoseBazan

Jose A. Bazan, DO

Associate Director, Fellowship Program

Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Director, Sexual Health Clinic – Columbus Public Health (CPH)

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JulieMangino

Julie E. Mangino, MD

Medical Director, Department of Clinical Epidemiology

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

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KurtStevenson

Kurt B. Stevenson, MD, MPH

Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

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Our Doctors
Our Research Faculty

Our Research Faculty

Infectious Diseases Fellows

Infectious Diseases Fellows

Jessica Barrett, DO

Dr. Barrett was born in Sidney, OH. She graduated from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, in 2013. She completed her internal medicine residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, OH, in June 2016. She received her BA in microbiology and molecular biology from Miami University, Oxford, OH.

Sisham Ingnam, MBBS

Dr. Ingnam was born in Damak, Nepal. He graduated with is MBBS from Kathmandu University School of Medical Services Nepal in 2008. He completed his internal medicine residency at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown, OH, in June 2016. Dr. Ingnam is interested in reading, trekking and photography.

Khadieja Khalid, MBBCH

Dr. Khalid was born in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated with her MBBCH from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Medical University of Bahrain in 2012. She completed her internal medicine residency at University Hospital - Case Medical Center in Cleveland, OH in June 2016. Dr. Khalid was married in December 2016.

Ashley Buffomante, MD

Dr. Buffomante was born in Buffalo, NY.  She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Medicine with her MD degree in 2013.  She continued in Internal Medicine Residency at OSU and was the Chief Resident in 2016.  She is an AOA member and enjoys cycling, reading, and travel.

Griffen Taylor George, MBBS

Dr. George was born in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.  He graduated from the University of Queensland School of Medicine in Australia in 2014.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Miami/JFK Medical Center Palm Beach Regional GME Consortium in Atlantis, Florida.  He enjoys travel, hiking, hockey, trivia and baseball.

Philip Goldstein, MD

Dr. Goldstein was born in Baltimore, MD.  He graduated from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Faculty of Health Sciences in Israel in 2014 with his MD degree.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati in 2016.
Certified Nurse Practitioners

Certified Nurse Practitioners

Diane Orlov, CNP

McCampbell Hall, fourth floor
1581 Dodd Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43210

614-293-4854
Diana.Orlov@osumc.edu

Diane Orlov is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases and adjunct faculty in the College of Nursing. She joined the faculty in July of 2006 after ten years of family medicine practice.

Education:

Nurse Practitioner Education: The Ohio State University
Master of Science: The Ohio State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: The Ohio State University

Nikki Guinther, CNP

N 1105 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

614-293-4854
Nikki.Guinther@osumc.edu

Nikki Guinther Jacobs is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases. She joined the faculty in November 2016 after eight years at The James Cancer Hospital in radiation oncology.

Education:

Nurse practitioner certificate
Master of Science in Nursing– Wright State University

The Ohio State University– Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Nancy Panchik, CNP

N 1105 Doan Hall
410 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210

614-293-4854
Nancy.Panchik@osumc.edu

Nancy Panchik is a nurse practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases. She joined the faculty in March 2017 after working as a nurse practitioner at University Hospital and the VA Medical Center in Cleveland for over 13 years.

Education:

Nurse practitioner certificate
Master of Science in Nursing– University of Akron

Kent State University– Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Administrative Staff

Amanda Goff
Division Administrator
Amanda.Goff@osumc.edu
614-293-3004
          Christina Olsson
Fiscal Assistant and
Fellowship Coordinator 
Christina.Olsson@osumc.edu
         Cynthia Coles
Administrative Secretary
Cynthia.Coles@osumc.edu

          Sharon Koscik
Operations Manager
Sharon.Koscik@osumc.edu