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St. Louis Residency Faculty

The faculty of the Saint Louis University Family Medicine residency offers a diversity of knowledge and expertise. We are passionate about our patients, resident education, and helping residents achieve their greatest potential. 

Family and Community Medicine Faculty
 

Residency Core Faculty 

Christine Jacobs, M.D., FAAFP

Professor, Program Director, and Interim Chair
CAQ Geriatrics
Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency: Brown University Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Women's health, geriatrics, gynecologic procedures, inpatient medicine

Jay Brieler, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Associate Program Director
Director of Inpatient Medicine
Director of Integrated Behavioral Health
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: Ramsey Family Medicine Residency, St. Paul, MN
Professional Interests: Behavioral health, inpatient medicine

Theresa Drallmeier, M.D.

 

Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: University of New Mexico Family Medicine Residency - Albuquerque
Professional Interests: Latino health, underserved medicine, medication assisted treatment/substance use, LGBTQ health
Jennifer Gafford, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Director of Behavioral Science Education
Doctoral School: Saint Louis University
Fellowship: Forest Park Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Family and adolescent therapy, developmental and educational assessments, immigrant assimilation, PTSD

Elizabeth Garrett, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor
Director of Clinical Medicine and Maternity Care
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Missouri - Columbia Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Women’s health, obstetrics, public health, preventive medicine

Darryl Zinck, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Wisconsin - Madison Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Obstetrics, homelessness, inpatient medicine

Department of Family and Community Medicine Faculty

Matthew Breeden, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Preventive care, quality improvement, EHR optimization, integration of technology and healthcare

Sarah Gebauer, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency - Belleville, IL

 

Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine
Residency: Lincoln Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Obesity, women's health, preventive medicine, health care disparities, and ethics of medical practice

William T. Manard, M.D., FAAFP

Associate Professor
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, School of Medicine
Additional Board Certification in Clinical Informatics by the American Board of Preventive Medicine
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Internship: Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
Residency: Forest Park Hospital Family Medicine Residency, St. Louis, MO
Professional Interests: Team-based primary care, clinical informatics, quality improvement

Fred Rottnek, M.D., MAHCM

Professor
Director of Community Medicine
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Deaconess Hospital St. Louis Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Correctional health care, criminal justice reform, interprofessional education, care of the under-served and marginalized, behavioral medicine

Matthew Witthaus, M.D.

Academic Family Medicine Fellow
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency - St. Louis
Professional Interests: Behavioral health, women’s health, LGBT health, pediatrics, inpatient medicine, health informatics, curriculum development

Family Care Health Center

 

Family Medicine

David Glick, M.D.

Family Medicine, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Forest Park Hospital Family Medicine Residency, St. Louis, MO

Kenneth Hemba, M.D.

Family Medicine with OB, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Underserved care, obstetric & prenatal care, procedures

Payal Patel, M.D.

Family Medicine, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Forest Park Hospital Family Medicine Residency, St. Louis, MO

Abbe Sudvarg, M.D.

Family Medicine with OB, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Missouri - Columbia Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Social justice, under-served health care, obstetrics

Tina Trost, M.D.
Family Medicine, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: St. John's Mercy Medical Center Family Medicine Residency
Kanika Turner, M.D., M.P.H.
Family Medicine with OB, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency

Internal Medicine

Treena Bartlem, D.O.

Internal Medicine, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: St. John's Mercy Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency

Daniel Berg, M.D., MPH

Internal Medicine, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, Internal Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Diabetes, chronic disease management, public health, infectious disease

Pediatrics

Tara Budetti, M.D.

Pediatrics, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: New York Medical College
Residency: Washington University in St. Louis Pediatric Residency

Jenna Putzel, M.D., MPH, FAAP

Pediatrics, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Pediatric Residency
Professional Interests: Preventive care, childhood obesity, child development, behavioral health, pediatric literacy, early parenting

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Ricardo Bolaños, M.D.
OB/GYN, FCHC - Forest Park Southeast
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University OB/GYN Residency
Anne Seyer, M.D.

OB/GYN, FCHC - Carondelet
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Saint Louis University OB/GYN Residency

SSM Health Medical Group

Kate Endicott, M.D.

Family Medicine with OB, SSM Health Medical Group | Rock Hill
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center - University of Illinois Chicago Family Medicine Residency
Professional Interests: Obstetrics, reproductive planning, inpatient medicine

Julie Sahrmann, D.O.

Family Medicine, SSM Health Medical Group | Brentwood
Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Residency: Presence Saint Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency - Chicago