University Hospitalist Group:

Trusted Doctors by Your Side

University Hospitalist Group was established by University Medical Center (UMC) in partnership with DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Physicians with University Hospitalist Group care for patients hospitalized at DCH Regional Medical Center. Services include in-patient care after Emergency Room visits or doctor referrals, continuity of care with patients’ primary-care physicians, and patient consultation. Hospitalist services are common in hospitals across the United States and hospital medicine is now one of the country’s largest medical specialties.

University Hospitalist Group was founded in 2003 and includes 18 physicians and three nurse practitioners.

University Medical Center is the largest multi-specialty medical practice in West Alabama and is operated by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences.

DCH Regional Medical Center is a tertiary-care hospital with more than 580 beds, an advanced trauma unit and advanced services in cancer, cardiology, robotic and minimally invasive surgery, critical care pulmonology, gastroenterology, and nephrology.


For more information or to reach your doctor after discharge call:

(205) 343-8255


University Hospitalist Group Directors

Charles Lehman, MD

Charles Lehman, MD

Assistant Professor
Medical Director
Robert Sheppard, MD

Robert Sheppard, MD

Associate Professor
Hospitalist Fellowship Director
Robert Slaughter, MD

Robert Slaughter, MD

Associate Professor
Director of Neurohospitalists

University Hospitalist Group Doctors

Davit Batlawala, MD

Davit Batlawala, MD

Hospitalist
Dawn Bryant, MD

Dawn Bryant, MD

Hospitalist
Monica Bui, DO

Monica Bui, DO

Hospitalist
David Call, DO

David Call, DO

Hospitalist
Deepak Chandramohan, MD

Deepak Chandramohan, MD

Hospitalist
Haritha Guttikonda, MD

Haritha Guttikonda, MD

Hospitalist
Kimberly Hillman, MD

Kimberly Hillman, MD

Hospitalist
Disha Italiya, MD

Disha Italiya, MD

Hospitalist
Ty Krehbiel, MD

Ty Krehbiel, MD

Hospitalist
Mansoor Mehmood, MD

Mansoor Mehmood, MD

Hospitalist
Shuaib Mohamed, MD

Shuaib Mohamed, MD

Hospitalist
Cameron Paisley, MD

Cameron Paisley, MD

Assistant Professor
Hospitalist
Brian Perrin, MD

Brian Perrin, MD

Neurohospitalist
Lidianny Polanco, DO

Lidianny Polanco, DO

Hospitalist
Joseph Sewell, MD

Joseph Sewell, MD

Hospitalist
Neil Shah, MD

Neil Shah, MD

Hospitalist
Jonathan Sherrill, DO

Jonathan Sherrill, DO

Hospitalist

University Hospitalist Group Nurse Practitioners

Amanda Hanson, CRNP

Amanda Hanson, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner
Jessica Harris, CRNP

Jessica Harris, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner
Lazita Smiley, CRNP

Lazita Smiley, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner
Druid City Hospital – DCH