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Hospitalist Team at Rex

One of the many benefits enjoyed by Rex patients is the availability of our unique Hospitalist program, which offers patients round-the-clock care by physicians solely on staff at Rex.

The Rex Hospitalist Team is a group of board-certified Internal Medicine physicians exclusively dedicated to caring for inpatients. In fact, these physficians do not have medical practices outside of the hospital, and are specially trained to provide care only for you - the hospitalized patient.

Collaboration of care is of utmost importance at Rex. While you're atf Rex, Hospitalists will notify your physician of admission and discharge from the hospital. Physicians part of the Hospitalist Team also ensure that pertinent information regarding your hospital stay is transmitted back to your physician after you've been discharged from the hospital.

Meet Our Team


Dr. Sean Tehrani graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine. He completed his medical education and residency in Internal Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center. He has served as the Medical Director for the Hospitalist Team at Rex since 1999. Dr. Tehrani is the past Chairman of Rex's Department of Medicine and current Medical Director of the Information Technology Department at Rex.
Dr. John R. Adams received his undergraduate and medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University at the Rhode Island Hospital. Dr. Adams has completed extensive of research at UNC and Brown University and served as the Vice President of UNC-SOM chapter of the American Medical Association. Dr. Adams joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2009.
Dr. Sohail Alvi received his undergraduate education at the University of South Carolina Honors College. He completed his medical education at the University of South Carolina Medical School and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the American Medical Association. Dr. Alvi joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2009. He is married and has two children.
Dr. Kenton Cook graduated magna cum laude from Louisiana State University. He completed his medical education at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Julie Czech received her undergraduate education from Michigan State University. She received her medical education at Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University's School of Medicine. She has worked as an inpatient physician for 15 years. Dr. Czech joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2007.
Dr. Lori Duncan received her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her medical education at the American of the Caribbean Medical School. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University Of South Florida College Of Medicine. Dr. Duncan worked as a Peripheral Vascular Technician for three years and an Emergency Medical Technician for four years. She joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2009.
Dr. Ahmed Farag received his medical education at the Cairo University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. He has served as a Primary Care Physician in Egypt. Dr. Farag joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 1999.
Dr. Dennis Garver received his undergraduate education from Bucknell University. He completed his medical education at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and his residency in Internal Medicine at York Hospital. Dr. Garver has served as a hospitalist in the triangle area for 12 years. He belongs to the Society of Hospital Medicine, the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association. Dr. Garver joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2006.
Dr. Jonathan S. Green received his undergraduate education with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his medical education at Duke University School of Medicine and his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Green is a member of the American Medical Association and the North Carolina Medical Society. He joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2003.
Dr. Vijayatha Gundarapu received her medical education from Gandhi Medical College in India and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Queens Hospital Center in New York. Before coming to Rex, Dr. Gundarapu served as the chief resident at Queens Hospital Center.
Dr. Edward P. Hu completed his undergraduate education magna cum laude from the University of Delaware. He completed his medical education at Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Hu joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2002
Dr. Jamshed Khan received his undergraduate education at the University of the Punjab in Pakistan. He completed his medical education at King Edward Medical College and his residency in Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University Medical School. In addition, Dr. Khan received a Geriatric fellowship at Case Western Reserve University and a fellowship in General Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa. He is board certified in IM, Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliavite Medicine. He is married with three children.
Dr. Meena K. Mohan received her undergraduate education from Stella Maris College. She completed her medical education at Ramaiah Medical College at Bangalore University in India and her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga. She has a special interest in Hospice and Palliative care and has served as the Director of inpatient Hospice at Rex since 2000.She is married with one child. Dr. Mohan joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 1999.
Dr. Christopher G. Nelson completed his undergraduate education magna cum laude from the University of California - Davis. He completed his medical education at St. Louis University and his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. Before coming to Rex, Dr. Nelson worked as a Clinical Veterinarian. He joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2001.
Dr. Quynh Anh T. Nguyen received her undergraduate and medical education at the University of Minnesota where she was a member of alpha omega alpha honor society. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and served as a hospitalist at Durham Regional Hospital before joining the Rex Team.
Dr. Tomas Ojeda received his undergraduate education from Escuela Preparatoria Federal in Nueva Rosita Coah, Mexico. He completed his Medical Education at Universidad Autonoma DeNuevo Leon, Monterrey NoLo, Mexico and his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Paul Medical Center in Texas. Over the course of his education, Dr. Ojedo received multiple fellowships. He has practiced medicine for over 30 years, and has been a part of the Rex Hospitalist Team since 1999.
Dr. Jon W. Pauli received his undergraduate education from Centre College. He completed his medical education at the University Of Louisville School of Medicine and his residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Pauli joined the Rex Hospitalist Team in 2002.
Dr. Sally Ravanos graduated cum laude from Georgetown University. She graduated magna cum laude from the University Of Alabama School Of Medicine and completed her dual residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians and American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Ravanos joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2009.
Dr. Bich Tan received her undergraduate and medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Carolinas Medical Center. She has worked extensively as a researcher for UNC. Dr. Tan is married and has three children.
Dr. Meera Udayakumar received her undergraduate education from John Hopkins University. She completed her medical education at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and her residency in categorical Internal Medicine at the Duke University Medical Center. She is an Associate of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Udayakumar joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2009.
Dr. Jessica Virag graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University. She completed her medical education at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and her residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University. She is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine and the American College of Physicians. While at Bucknell she received the Alvin F. Jackson Memorial Scholar University Athlete of the Year Award. She joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2008.
Dr. William Kwan received his undergraduate education at Dartmouth College and his medical education at the University of Virginia. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of both the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Kwan joined the Rex Hospitalist team in 2011.

Dr. Katie DePlatchett received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her medical education at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. DePlatchett then went to complete her residency and internship in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.   During her residency, she received the James A. Bryan Award for being the most outstanding intern in the outpatient clinic.

Dr. Krista Fajman received her undergraduate education from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She completed her medical education from Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York and her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Dr. Fajman is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Ahmed Kahn completed his medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He completed his residency at the Duke University Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine.  Dr. Kahn’s interests and areas of research include Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.  He is a member of the Internal Medicine Residency Council, serving as a liaison between house staff and administration.

Dr. Deepti Gupta received her undergraduate education from the University of Georgia. She completed her medical education at the Medical College of Georgia and completed her residency at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Gupta has conducted research in Ethiopia, India, Antaractica, Argentina, and Kenya.

Dr. Amanda Allen completed her undergraduate and medical education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then went on to complete her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Before joining Rex, Dr. Allen served as the Internal Medicine Chief Resident for the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Dr. Tanvir Haque graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University. He completed his medical education at the University of Virginia and went to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. Dr. Haque has conducted research at the University of Virginia and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Jacquelyn Cotton received her undergraduate education from the University of Florida. She completed her medical education at Florida State University College of Medicine. She went on to complete the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While studying at the University of Florida, Dr. Terry was a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Dr. Jennifer Kinley graduated from the University of Florida. She completed her medical education at Florida State University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During medical school, Dr. Kinley was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi graduate honor society and Alpha Omega Alpha. She was awarded the Janet J. Fischer Award for excellence in medical student teaching while completing her residency.

Dr. Lakshmi Raman received her M.B.B.S. from Kasturba Medical College in Karnataka, India. She then completed her medical education and her Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. There, she served as a Nephrology fellow. Dr. Raman is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is certified in Nephrology. She is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and the National Kidney Foundation.

Dr. Amitha Ravulapati completed her medical education at the Kasturba Medical College in Manglore, India. She then received her M.S. in Public Health at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Ravulapati completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining Rex, Dr. Ravulapati worked as a hospitalist at Moore Regional Medical Center in Pinehurst, NC.