Our Team

Dr. Milad Pooran: Principal and Managing Partner, PHI Medicine
Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Allergy/Immunology


 Dr. Pooran is board certified in Internal Medicine with subspecialty board certification in allergy and immunology, as well as critical care medicine. Dr. Pooran completed his medical school training at the University of Maryland Baltimore and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical System. Following his internship, Dr. Pooran performed one year of active duty with the US Air Force as an operation Flight Surgeon. After residency, Dr. Pooran completed a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). During his tenure at the NIH, Dr. Pooran was engaged in translational research on HIV/AIDS for seven years. He then joined the Office of the Secretary for Health and Human Services, where he served under Secretary Sebelius as a senior medical advisor for biodefense and national security. Dr. Pooran is the State Air Surgeon for the Connecticut Air National Guard and holds the rank of Colonel in the United States Air Force.

Sarah Susalla: President and Chief Administrative Officer, PHI Medicine

A registered nurse for 24 years, Sarah began her career as an acute care nurse, followed by becoming a certified case manager and ultimately transitioned to operations and administrative roles. With more than ten years in operations and healthcare administration; including previous positions with national organizations as a regional vice president and business president of hospital medicine, telemedicine, and critical care, Sarah joined PHI Medicine in early 2018 to support the transformative approach of PHI and drive operational excellence.

Dr. Janan Gohari: Program Medical Director, Bridgepoint Hospital, National Harbor

Dr. Gohari completed both her residency in Internal Medicine as well as fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine at Howard University. Prior to joining PHI, Dr. Gohari worked at the Lung and Sleep Institute in White Plains MD. Dr. Gohari joined the PHI team in 2016 and currently serves as the Program Medical Director at our Bridgepoint Facility.

Dr. Robyn Anderson: Program Medical Director, University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM-CRMC)

Dr. Anderson completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Johns Hopkins, followed by completion of her Critical Care Fellowship at Cooper University. She has held a variety of clinical and leadership positions throughout her career, most recently , and prior to joining PHI, as the Director of Critical Care as well as the Assistant Professor of Medicine at Shock Trauma Associates.

Hamid Majdi: Program Medical Director, Fort Washington Medical Center

Dr. Majdi joined PHI Medicine in April of 2016 following the opening of our Hospital Medicine and Intensivist Program at Fort Washington Medical Center in Maryland. Dr. Majdi has held a variety of clinical and leadership positions throughout his career, and completed his residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Internal Medicine.

Ephrem Gebreselam: Director of Finance

Ephrem joined PHI Medicine in 2018 as the Director of Finance. A Certified Public Accountant, Ephrem holds an MBA in accounting and MSC in Business Administration. He has had more than ten years experience in a variety of accounting and finance roles, both in an out of the healthcare sector.

Ashley Sampson: Manager of Operations

Ashley joined PHI Medicine as an Operations Manager, and comes with both administrative and clinical experience in the paramedic field. The newest member of our PHI team, Ashley assists in many of the day to day operational components of both the organization and our hospital partners.