Liam Fry, MD, CMD, FACP


Dr. Fry attended the University of Texas at Austin for undergraduate school and received a BA in the Plan II Honors Program. After college she attended Oxford University in England.  She graduated from the UT Southwestern Medical School in 2002, followed by an Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. After finishing residency, she completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine in Honolulu, HI. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is the Chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the University of Texas Dell Medical school, was appointed by Governor Abbott to serve on the NFAAC committee to HHSC, and  is the current chairman of the geriatric committee of the Travis County Medical Society. She is married and has 3 wonderful children.

Anjana Philip, MD


Dr. Anjana Philip is a board certified internist and nephrologist who has been practicing medicine since 2007 when she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, New York. She went on to do a fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Alabama. After several years practicing nephrology, she decided to focus on providing primary care to frail elders in skilled nursing facilities. She has had experience both in research and as an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arkansas. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, jogging, swimming, and badminton.

Heather Herrington, MD 

Dr. Herrington moved to Texas from UAB in 2019, where she worked as a Geriatric and Palliative Medicine physician since 2006. A native of Alabama, she attended Birmingham-Southern College, and completed medical school at UAB. She completed Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas in Houston, and completed a Geriatric Medicine fellowship at Harvard Medical School. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. In her tenure at UAB, she was awarded a Geriatric Academic Career Award, and was PI on several other grants and contracts including an NIH Pain Consortium Center of Excellence in Pain Education. She served as the UAB Palliative Medicine Fellowship director or associate director for many years, was the Inpatient Clinical Core Leader for the UAB Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Care, and served on various other committees.

Michael Krol, MD

Dr. Michael Krol is board certified in internal medicine and geriatrics.  He received his bachelor of science from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School in 2013. Dr. Krol completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Tx.  After residency, he completed a Geriatrics Medicine Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, followed by an Advanced Geriatrics Leadership training focused on enhancing the transition from hospitals to nursing facilities. He is passionate about working with families and interdisciplinary teams to improve the care and experience for nursing home residents.  Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, biking, and playing ultimate frisbee.

Charitha Tokur-Sridhar, MD


Dr. Charitha R Tokur-Sridhar, MD, is a graduate of Bangalore University/Bangalore Medical College. She trained in Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Austin. Charitha has been practicing since 2007 as an Academic Hospitalist at University Medical Center at Brackenridge Hospital. She is also an Assistant Professor of Medicine teaching UT Dell Medical school residents. She is board certified in internal medicine. Charitha enjoys spending time with her family, and in activities that include gardening, traveling and volunteering.

“My objective is to practice evidence based medicine and providing compassionate care to my patients”

Chris Stearns, MD

Dr. Christopher Stearns is a board certified internist who has been practicing medicine since 2010 when he graduated from the Internal Medicine residency program at UT Southwestern Program in Austin, TX.  He currently works with Austin Geriatric Specialists seeing patients at Skilled Nursing Facilities and as a academic hospitalist at Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas.  He has an ongoing interest in improving patient safety and chairs the safety committee for the Department of Internal Medicine.  He is married with two children and enjoys traveling, cycling and spending time with family. 

Kausik Roy, MD


Dr. Roy is a board certified internist who has been practicing medicine since 2008 when he completed his Internal Medicine Residency at MetroHealth Medical Center, a teaching center of Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He currently works both with Austin Geriatric Specialists providing Skilled Nursing Care as well as a hospitalist at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. He is known for his compassionate and thorough care.

Nabanita Basu, MD

Dr. Nabanita Basu is a board certified internal medicine physician.  She graduated from Calcutta National Medical College in India.  She completed her Internal Medicine Residency in 2011 here in Austin at the UTMB Internal Medicine Residency at Brackenridge.  She has been practicing as a hospitalist with AIMS at Seton Medical Center Williamson, and joined Austin Geriatric Specialists in 2017.

Matthew Brimberry, MD

Dr. Brimberry was born in Alamogordo, NM and moved to Austin when he was seven. Shortly after graduating high school he enlisted in the US Navy and was stationed on the USS Fletcher. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the University of Arkansas and completed medical school at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His professional interests include continuity of care, clinical dermatology, and preventive medicine. Dr. Brimberry and his wife live in South Austin with their two children. When not in the office Dr. Brimberry enjoys gardening, camping, and going to art exhibits with his wife.

Samira Shahnaz, MD 

Dr. Samira Shahnaz is a hospitalist in Austin, Texas. She received her medical degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine in 2012 and specializes in internal medicine.

Mauricio Sardan, MD

Dr. Sardan attended Universidad Nuestra Senora De La Paz, in Lap Paz Bolivia where he received the Medical Degree in 2001. After medical school he moved to the USA and attended St. Barnabas Hospital in New York where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 2008. DHe moved to Austin, TX to be close to family and practice as a Hospitalist at Seton System since 2010. He was awarded a Fellowship on Hospital Medicine (FHM) in 2015. He has been part of various programs including “The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement program from CMS” at the regional and national level. Dr. Sardan is married and has 3 children, he enjoys family time and cooking for family and friends

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