THE DOCTORS

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Dr. George M. Abraham

Dr. George M. Abraham is Chief of Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS). He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. 


He is the Immediate-Past Chair of the Board of Governors and a Regent of the American College of Physicians (the largest internal medicine organization in the world).  He is also the Chair of the Infectious Disease Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He most recently served as the Governor of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP).

 

Dr. Abraham is Vice-Chair of the Board of Registration (Licensing) in Medicine, Massachusetts (appointed by Governor Deval M. Patrick and reappointed by Governor Charles D. Baker). Prior to this, he has served as a Trustee of the Massachusetts Medical Society (owner of the New England Journal of Medicine), as President of the Worcester District Medical Society, as the Chief Medical Officer of the Central Massachusetts Independent Physician Association and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts. 


He has received several awards including the AOA Volunteer Faculty Award and the Outstanding Primary Care Educator Award of UMass Medical School; the Leadership Award of the MA chapter of the ACP; and the Phi Lambda Sigma honorary Membership, MCPHS, Worcester, Massachusetts, Saint Vincent Hospital Physician of the Year 2015, among others.

  

His research interests include hepatitis C and B disease, travel medicine and infection control, as well as medication safety and systems improvement. He has authored several publications, abstracts and book chapters, and is an invited speaker at national and international meetings.


Dr. Abraham earned his medical degrees from the Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India, completed his residency and chief residency at Saint Vincent Hospital, and received his master’s degree in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 


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Dr. Todd Malvey

Dr. Todd Malvey is board certified in both Family Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri in 2000. Dr. Malvey completed his Family Medicine residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, and then went on to complete a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina.


Before relocating back to his home state of Massachusetts, Dr. Malvey spent 4 years practicing at Moncrief Army Community Hospital in Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He joined Primary Physician Partners in 2013, after spending 5 years as a practicing physician for the Saint Vincent Medical Group in Northborough, MA.


In addition to caring for patients in his general medical practice, Dr. Malvey is currently a team physician for the Worcester Railers professional hockey team.  He served in the same capacity for the former Worcester Sharks hockey team, and Worcester Tornadoes baseball team. 

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Dr. Susan V. George

Dr. Susan V. George is Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Saint Vincent Hospital and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is board certified in Internal Medicine. 


Dr. George earned her medical degree from the National University of Singapore and is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. She completed her residency training at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA and served as chief resident 1999-2001. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine.


She worked as a hospitalist for 17 years and was the medical director of the SVH hospitalist service for 10 years. She transitioned in 2017 to outpatient primary care. Her interests are in the area of patient safety and she chairs the Medicine Performance Improvement Committee at Saint Vincent Hospital. 


She received the John J. McKeever Medical Educator award in 2006 and has been the recipient of several other awards including the President’s Award (Physician of the Year) in 2009 and the Quality Pillar award in 2012. Dr George was named Top Ten Hospitalists by the American College of Physicians in 2010. She was recognized in 2016 with the YWCA Erskine Award for Women. She also served as the President of the Medical Staff at Saint Vincent Hospital 2016-2017.

  


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Dr. Imola Daniel, MD, MS, FACP

  Assistant Professor, UMass Medical School       

Clinical Educator MCPHS PA student program 


Dr. Imola Daniel joined Partners in Internal Medicine in 2013 where she does both internal medicine and infectious disease. Her areas of interest are HIV, STDs, wound infections, travel related diseases.


Dr. Daniel finished her residency in internal medicine at Montefiore medical School, New Rochelle, NY campus in 2011 and then went on to do a fellowship in infectious disease at UMass Medical School


She finished her medical training at University of Medicine in Targu Mures Romania and her residency in internal medicine at Budapest, Hungary.  After a fellowship in hematology, she moved to Unites States.

In the US, she finished a master’s degree in microbiology and immunology at University of New Hampshire and then, worked as a research coordinator and teaching assistant for undergraduates.  


Dr. Daniel actively teaches residents, medical and PA students. She is married with four sons. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, exploring National Parks, reading, music and photography.

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Dr. Ramakrishna Thippanna

  • Medical College: JJM Medical College, Davangere, India (1994).
  • Residency: Internal Medicine - Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester (2009 - 2012)
  • Primary Care and Hospitalist Medicine:  Practicing in Massachusetts since 2012
  • Hobbies: Painting, Photography, Soccer and Basketball.

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Dr. Curuchi Anand

Dr. Anand graduated from Medical College, Calcutta, India in 1985. He completed training in internal medicine and gastroenterology in India and UK. He obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians in UK in 1994. He completed further training including a fellowship in gastroenterology in the USA and practiced at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He has been practicing in Worcester since 2004. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UMass Medical School. He is involved in the teaching of residents and gastroenterology fellows of UMass Medical Center at St. Vincent Hospital. 


Dr. Anand is a gastroenterologist with an interest in inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer screening. In addition he treats other gastroenterology conditions like reflux, ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome, and motility disorders. He also treats liver disorders like NASH, hepatitis and cirrhosis. 

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