Our Team

Meet our OHSU Hillsboro Internal Medicine Residency Program team that trains and mentor our residents.

Program Director

Dr. Ricci Brian Ricci, M.D.
Dr. Ricci is an internal medicine physician with clinical and research interests including population health, care of patients with complex needs, medical education and faculty development.

Associate Program Director

Dr. Gause Sherie Gause, M.D.
Dr. Gause is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician with clinical interests in interstitial lung disease, critical care medicine, and medical education.

Dr. Nakhleh Rasha Nakhleh, M.D.
Dr. Nakhleh is an internal medicine and geriatrics specialist with clinical interests in preventive care, dementia, medication management, depression and mental health illness that faces older adults.

Core Faculty

Dr. Gupta Shalini Gupta, M.D.
Dr. Gupta is an internal medicine physician with clinical and research interests in chronic disease, health care resources, substance abuse, and helping people at the end of life.

Dr. LadkanyRand Ladkany, M.D.
Dr. Ladkany is a clinical hospitalist with a special interest in hospital medicine, clinical reasoning and medical education.

Dr. Lincoln Dan Lincoln, M.D.
Dr. Lincoln is a pulmonary and critical care medicine physician with clinical interests in interstitial lung disease, critical care medicine, and medical education.

Dr. Szczesniak Regina Szczesniak, M.D.
Dr. Szczesniak is an internal medicine physician with clinical interests in social medicine, care of the underserved and transitions of care.

Program Coordinator

Kristin Bittorf

Key Team Members
Leda Garside, RN, B.S.N., M.B.A. – ¡Salud! Services Manager and Cultural Liaison

Nicole Watson – Senior Practice Manager, Primary Care