Sheena CarlLee, M.D., FACP
Sheena CarlLee, M.D., program director of the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, is an assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UAMS. She is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and specializes in complex and chronic disease management, adult wellness visits, acute care visits and women’s health. Dr. CarlLee received her medical degree from UAMS in 2014. She went on to complete her internal medicine residency at the University of Iowa, where she also served as chief resident. After graduation, she became a faculty member at the University of Iowa. She worked for Atrium Health as a primary care physician in Concord, North Carolina, prior to joining UAMS in September 2020.
Michael Bolding, D.O.
Michael Bolding, D.O., associate program director of the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, was born and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Dr. Bolding received his bachelor’s degree from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, where he was in the Kappa Sigma fraternity. He later served as an Alumni Board member and 2013 Outstanding Young Alumnus. Dr. Bolding attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his internal medicine internship and residency at West Virginia University. Dr. Bolding joined Washington Regional in 2009 as a hospitalist, and since March 2020 he has treated COVID-19 patients in the COVID-19 ICU and step-down units. In March 2022, Dr. Bolding became the new director of hospital medicine at Washington Regional. He is a tribal member of the Cherokee nation and an ArtsLive Theatre Board Member. Dr. Bolding is married and has two school-age children. He enjoys running, theatre and family adventures.
Anne Montgomery, M.D.
Anne Montgomery, M.D., is an associate program director for the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program and an internal medicine physician at Washington Regional Plaza Internal Medicine Clinic. Originally from Fayetteville, Arkansas, Dr. Montgomery earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), where she continued on as an internal medicine resident and chief resident based at UCSF Medical Center. She most recently served as an assistant professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine at UCSF, providing primary and urgent care for adults and working with medical students and residents in the General Medicine Clinic. She is excited to return to Arkansas as a member of the UAMS / Washington Regional team. Her interests include preventative care, women’s health and medical education with a particular passion for equity and inclusion in training. Outside of clinic, Dr. Montgomery enjoys hiking, biking, cooking and spending time with her husband and young daughter.
Corey Costantino, M.D.
Corey Costantino, M.D., core faculty member and director of quality improvement curriculum in the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, joined the Washington Regional hospital medicine team in 2021. Originally from southern Oregon, Dr. Costantino earned his medical degree from Oregon Health and Science University and then completed an internal medicine residency at Tulane University School of Medicine, where he was chief resident. He is board-certified in internal medicine and most recently served as an assistant professor of medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He enjoys mountain biking, kayaking and exploring the Ozarks.
James “Buddy” Newton, M.D., FACP, FIDSA
Buddy Newton, M.D., core faculty member and subspecialty chair of infectious diseases in the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, joined Washington Regional Medical Center as the inaugural medical director of antimicrobial stewardship in 2011. Dr. Newton was born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Benton, Arkansas. He attended the University of Arkansas where he earned bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and zoology with an honors degree in biochemistry. Dr. Newton attended UAMS on a Navy scholarship and completed his internal medicine residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia where he served as chief resident. After a year as a general internist at the Naval Hospital in Beaufort, South Carolina, he completed a fellowship in infectious diseases at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, California. Dr. Newton has been board-certified in infectious diseases for over 30 years. While in the Navy, Dr. Newton was selected by his peers and the internal medicine residents as Teacher of the Year for three consecutive years and was recognized by the Navy Chapter of the American College of Physicians as Preceptor of the Year. He previously held academic positions as assistant professor of clinical medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and at Eastern Virginia Medical School. In addition to his role as medical director of antimicrobial stewardship, Dr. Newton is the medical director of infection prevention, control, and treatment at Washington Regional. Dr. Newton has led Washington Regional Medical Center to being designated twice as a Center of Excellence in Antimicrobial Stewardship, and he serves as co-chair of the Arkansas Department of Health’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee. In his free time, Dr. Newton enjoys golf, reading and traveling.
David Ratcliff, M.D.
Washington Regional Chief Medical Officer David Ratcliff, M.D., a core faculty member in the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program, has been a member of the medical staff at Washington Regional since 1991 and chief medical officer since 2004. Dr. Ratcliff, a board-certified internist, provides oversight for clinical operations at Washington Regional and serves as a liaison for medical staff. In addition, he serves as an internal medicine physician at Washington Regional’s Plaza Internal Medicine clinic. Dr. Ratcliff earned a medical degree from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine where he was a Justin Potter Medical Scholar. He completed his residency at the University of Colorado in Denver where he served as chief resident in internal medicine at Colorado University Medical Center and was twice named peer educator of the year. Prior to moving to Fayetteville, Dr. Ratcliff was an assistant professor of medicine at Vanderbilt where he received the Thomas E. Brittingham Clinical Teacher of the Year award.
Anthony Williams, M.D., MBA, SFSHM
Dr. Williams is vice president and chief quality officer at Washington Regional Medical Center and a core faculty member and chair of the clinical competency committee in the UAMS / Washington Regional Internal Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Williams first joined Washington Regional in 2007 as a hospitalist and then took a position as chief quality officer / assistant medical director at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee, in 2012. Dr. Williams returned to Washington Regional in 2014 as director of hospitalist services, a role he held until March 2022 when he was promoted to the position of vice president and chief quality officer. A native of Augusta, Arkansas, Dr. Williams received a medical degree from UAMS, completed a residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and holds a Master of Business Administration from Auburn University. Dr. Williams is board-certified in internal medicine and is a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has served on the American Board of Internal Medicine Hospital Medicine Self-Assessment Committee.