Graduates

2020

Malcolm Creighton-Smith, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Pennsylvania – B.A., Science, Technology, and Society
Tufts University School of Medicine – M.D.
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital – Transitional Year, PGY1

Malcolm Creighton-Smith, M.D.

Michael Storonsky, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Rochester – B.A., Economics, Biology, Relationship Psychology
SUNY Upstate Medical University – M.D.
St. Joseph Hospital – Transitional Year, PGY1

Michael Storonsky, M.D.

Gillian Weston, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Connecticut – B.S., Biological Sciences
UConn School of Medicine – M.D.
St. Joseph Hospital – Transitional Year, PGY1

Gillian Weston, M.D.

2019

Preeti Jhorar, M.D.

Educational Background:
B.J. Medical College, India – M.B.B.S.
B.J. Medical College, India – M.D.
Florida Hospital – Internal Medicine – PGY1, 2 and 3
American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified 2016
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2019
Currently practicing at UCLA at Redondo Beach, CA

Preeti Jhorar, M.D.

Andrew Kelsey, M.D.

Educational Background:
Lehigh University – B.A., Economics, Environmental Science
UConn School of Medicine – M.D.
University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2019
Currently practicing at UConn Health, Department of Dermatology, Farmington, CT

Andrew Kelsey, M.D.

Sonal Parikh, M.D.

Educational Background:
Virginia Commonwealth University – B.S., Biology
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine – M.D.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2019
Currently a Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellow at the DermSurgery Associates and Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX

Sonal Parikh, M.D.

2018

Sam Awan, M.D.

Educational Background:
Illinois Wesleyan University – B.S., Biology
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria – M.D.
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Urbana – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2018
Currently practicing at Plano Center for Dermatology, Plano, TX

Sam Awan, M.D.

Anthony Chiaravalloti, M.D.

Educational Background:
St. John Fisher College – B.S., Biology
SUNY Upstate Medical University – M.D.
St. Joseph Hospital – Transitional Year, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2018
UConn Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship
Currently practicing at Reflections Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology, Syracuse, NY

Anthony Chiaravalloti, M.D.

Caroline LaRosa, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Connecticut – B.S., Nutritional Sciences and Molecular and Cell Biology
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine – M.D.
UConn School of Medicine – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2018
Currently practicing at Dermatology Associates of Western Connecticut, Danbury, CT

Caroline LaRosa, M.D.

2017

Sphoorthi Jinna, M.D.

Educational Background:
Cornell University – B.S., Biological and Environmental Engineering
Columbia University – M.S., Human Nutrition
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine – M.D.
North Shore – LIJ Health System, NY – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, PGY5
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2017
Currently practicing at Buka Dermatology, New York City, NY

Sphoorthi Jinna, M.D.

Andrew Kim, M.D.

Educational Background:
Brown University – B.A., Public and Private Sector Organizations
University of Massachusetts Medical School – M.D.
Lenox Hill Hospital, NY – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2017
Currently practicing at Dartmouth Hitchcock, Concord, NH

Andrew Kim, M.D.

Ammon Larsen, M.D.

Educational Background:
Utah State University – B.S., Biology
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine – M.D.
St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA – Transitional Year – PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2017
Currently practicing at Monarch Dermatology, Loveland, CO

Ammon Larsen, M.D.

2016

Nikita Lakdawala, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Connecticut – B.S., Molecular and Cell Biology
University of Connecticut School of Medicine – M.D.
Boston University Medical Center – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2016
American Board of Dermatology – Pediatric Dermatology – Certified 2018
Currently practicing at NYU Dermatology, New York City, NY

Nikita Lakdawala, M.D.

Syril Keena Que, M.D., M.P.H.

Educational Background:
University of Pennsylvania – B.A. Biology/Neuroscience
New York University School of Medicine – M.D.
New York University School of Medicine – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
Mohs Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2016
Currently practicing at Indiana University Dermatology, Indianapolis, IN

Syril Keena Que, M.D.

Breton Yates, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Utah – B.S., Biology
University of Utah School of Medicine – M.D.
Intermountain Medical Center – Transitional Year, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4; Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, PGY5
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2016
Currently practicing at Woseth Dermatology, Salt Lake City, UT

Breton Yates, M.D.

2015

John B. Kelly III, M.D., Ph.D.

Educational Background:
University of Rhode Island – B.S., Microbiology
UConn School of Medicine – M.D., Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences/Immunology
St. Vincent’s Medical Center – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2015
Currently practicing at Dermatology Professionals Inc., East Greenwich, RI

John B. Kelly III, M.D., Ph.D.

Mona Shahriari, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Connecticut – B.S., Biological Sciences
UConn School of Medicine – M.D.
Baystate Medical Center – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY 2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2015
Currently practicing at Central Connecticut Dermatology in Cromwell, CT

Mona Shahriari, M.D.

2014

Logan D’Souza, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Oklahoma – B.S., Microbiology
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – M.D.
UConn School of Medicine – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4; Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, PGY5
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2014
Currently practicing at Forest Dermatology, Asheville, NC

Logan D’Souza, M.D.

Michael Horwich, M.D., Ph.D.

Educational Background:
Dartmouth College – B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Massachusetts Medical School – M.D., Ph.D.
St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester, MA – Internal Medicine, PGY1
University of Connecticut School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2014
Currently practicing at New England Dermatology & Laser Center, Springfield, MA

Michael Horwich, M.D., Ph.D.

2013

William Holmes, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Arizona – B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Anthropology
Medical College of Wisconsin – M.D.
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Wisconsin – Transitional Year, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4; Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship, PGY5
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2013
Currently practicing at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL

William Holmes, M.D.

Julia (Anderson) Benedetti, M.D.

Educational Background:
Bard College – B.A., Anthropology
Harvard Extension School – Postbaccalaureate Premedical
University of Massachusetts Medical School – M.D.
St. Vincent’s Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts – Internal Medicine, PGY1
University of Connecticut School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2013
Currently practicing at Integrated Lahey Clinic, Department of Dermatology, Burlington, MA

Julia (Anderson) Benedetti, M.D.

2012

Justin Finch, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Minnesota – B.A., Psychology
University of Minnesota School of Medicine – M.D.
Hennepin County Medical Center, Minnesota – PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2012
Currently practicing at Central Connecticut Dermatology in Cromwell, CT

Justin Finch, M.D.

Michael Payette, M.D., M.B.A.

Educational Background:
Dartmouth College – B.A., Biochemistry
UConn School of Medicine – M.D.
UConn School of Business – M.B.A.
Baystate Medical Center – Internal Medicine Residency, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2012
Currently practicing at Central Connecticut Dermatology in Cromwell, CT

Michael Payette, M.D., M.B.A.

2011

Janelle Mallett, M.D., M.B.A.

Educational Background:
Harvard University – B.A., Biology
University of Connecticut School of Medicine – M.D.
UConn School of Business – M.B.A.
UConn School of Medicine – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2011
Currently practicing at UConn Health, Department of Dermatology, Farmington, CT

Janelle Ricketts, M.D., M.B.A.

Meagen McCusker, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Connecticut – B.S., Neuroscience
Georgetown University – M.S., Physiology
UConn School of Medicine – M.D.
UConn School of Medicine – Internal Medicine, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2011
Currently practicing at Connecticut River Valley Dermatology, Enfield, CT

Meagen McCusker, M.D.

2010

Melinda Jen, M.D.

Educational Background:
Yale University – B.S., Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Albert Einstein College of Medicine – M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Pediatric Residency, PGY1 and 2
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2010
American Board of Dermatology – Pediatric Dermatology – Certified 2012
Currently practicing at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Department of Dermatology, Philadelphia, PA

Melinda Jen, M.D.

Douglas Michael Leone, M.D.

Educational Background:
University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign – B.S., Biology
University of Illinois at Chicago – M.D.
Health One Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital, Denver, Colorado – Transitional Year, PGY1
UConn School of Medicine – Dermatology Residency, PGY2, 3 and 4
American Board of Dermatology – Certified 2010
Currently practicing at Dermatology and Mohs Surgery Institute, Bloomington, IL

Douglas Michael Leone, M.D.