Clinical Chairs

Trinity School of Medicine Clinical Chairs 

Dr. Daljeet Saluja, MD

Clinical Chair and Professor of Family Medicine

Dr. Daljeet Saluja is a board-certified in family medicine as well as hospice & paliative care. Dedicated to providing patients with compassionate, thorough medical care, Dr. Saluja continutes Trinity's dedication to keeping the humanity in medicine. He specializes in the management of chronic conditions and, as such, is a firm advocate of preventative care. He is chief of family medicine at Maryland General, medical director of Keswick Multicare Center, and takes great pride in guiding Trinity's students in not only the specifics of family medicine, but the principles and practices that have created longstanding relationships with loyal, healthy, happy patients.

Dr. Peter Geis, MD

Clinical Chair and Professor of Surgery

W. Peter Geis, M.D., is chief of the division of minimally invasive surgery at Northwest Hospital and a pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in the United States. He also heads the MIS fellowship program. A graduate of Loyola University School of Medicine, Dr. Geis is board certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery and a member of 39 surgical societies, including The American College of Surgeons, Founders of Laproscopic Surgery, American Society for General Surgeons, and is past president of the Society for Laproscopic Surgery. Post residency, he completed his fellowship in transplantation and served as chief of transplantation for a decade. Dr. Geis’s recent research focus is on the use of laparoscopy in surgical abdominal emergencies, laparoscopic ventral hernia repair, MIS colo-rectal procedures, hiatus hernia repair and the use of "single incision" laparoscopic surgery. Most recently, he has led the development of single site mini-laparoscopy and use of Robotics to assist in complex laparoscopy. 

Dr. Majebi Mayor, MD, PC, FACOG, JD

Clinical Chair and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Mayor is a department chair and attending physician and clinic medical director at Providence Hospital, and teaching faculty at Howard University, as well as a fellow in the American College of OB/GYN. Her nearly 25 years of experience practicing and teaching is invaluable to Trinity's clinical students. 

She is driven by a passion for education and teaching, as well as risk management and quality and safety in medicine. This lead to a degree in law to better understand the processes and factors contributing to the malpractice and litigation system in medicine. This culminates in invaluable perspective and guidance to students under her tutilage. 

Dr. Aliya Jones, MD

Clinical Chair and Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Aliya J Carmichael Jones is a She graduated from University Of Virginia School Of Medicine with her medical degree in 2001. She is affiliated with numerous hospitals, including Bon Secours Hospital. Dr. Carmichael Jones is accepting new patients at her medical office and practice location in Hanover, Maryland. She is available for appointments, preventative care, medical care as well as ongoing patient care.

Dr. Kinjal Sheth, MD

Clinical Chair and Professor of Internal Medicine

Dr. Kinjal N Sheth is an intensivist specializing in pulmonary disease with experience in emergent settings, hospitals, education, and private practice. He is board eligible in critical care, and certified in pulmonary medicine and internal medicine, and is affiliated at Northwest Hospital. An international graduate himself, his decade of experience offers a welcoming, and seasoned, but current perspective for Trinity students. 

Dr. Naijla Abdur-Rahman

Clinical Chair and Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Najla serves as a clinical preceptor for Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland pediatric residents programs.  She is also an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing where she trains nurses in primary care pediatrics.

Dr. Najla is a fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the Maryland State Medical Society. She has an interest in patient and parent education especially breast feeding education and community outreach.

Dr. Najla did her Pediatric Residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and obtained her M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She received her B.S. degree with high honors in Mathematical Sciences & Engineering from Johns Hopkins University School of Engineering.