Residents – PGY2

Swetha Ann Alexander, M.B.B.S.

Swetha Ann Alexander, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kerala, India
Undergraduate School: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Medical School: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
Hobbies: Globetrotting
Academic Interests: Rheumatology

Kenda Alkwatli, M.D.

Kenda Alkwatli, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Syria
Undergraduate School: University of Damascus
Medical School: SUniversity of Damascus
Hobbies: Baking, traveling, tennis
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Primary Care

Allaa Almoush, M.D.

Allaa Almoushref, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Syria
Undergraduate School: University of Damascus
Medical School: University of Damascus
Hobbies: Tennis, soccer, playing the piano, food lover enjoy trying different food and cooking.
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care

Sandra Apenteng M.D.

Sandra Apenteng M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Accra
Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: University of Connecticut Medical School
Hobbies: Cooking, avid sports fan -basketball, tennis
Academic Interests: Internal Medicine-Rheumatology

Roberta Baah-Sackey, M.D.

Roberta Baah-Sackey, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
Undergraduate School: McGill University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, Playwriting, Badminton
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Endocrinology, Global health

Ana Florencia Becerra, M.D.

Ana Florencia Becerra, M.D.

Hometown: San Luis, Argentina
Undergraduate School: Argentina
Medical School: Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, board games including chess, reading and movies. I also enjoy handy crafts!
Academic Interests: Hemostasis, anticoagulation, thrombosis, vascular diseases, quality improvement and women’s health.

 

David K. Bowers M.D.

David K. Bowers M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Westmoreland, NY
Undergraduate School: Siena College
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies: Golf, Movies, Traveling, Spending Time with Friends and Family
Academic Interests: Academic Hospitalist, Quality Improvement, Medical Education, Wellness

Leanne Brown, M.D.

Leanne Brown, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Undergraduate School: Brock University
Medical School: University of Medicine & Health Sciences (UMHS)
Hobbies: Music, Dancing , Traveling
Academic Interests: Minority Health/Health Disparities, Endocrinology

Teresa Da Cunha , M.D.

Teresa Da Cunha , M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
Hobbies: Sailing competitions, yoga, jogging and travelling!
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Dimitrios Drekolias, M.D.

Dimitrios Drekolias, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical School
Hobbies: Music, philosophy, working out, novels
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Joshua A. Fein, M.D.

Joshua A. Fein, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Connecticut
Undergraduate School: The Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester
Medical School: Tel Aviv University
Hobbies: Spending time with family; singing and playing piano; visiting art museums, going to the theater/symphony/opera; hiking
Academic Interests: Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Clinical/Translational Research, Genomics

Maria Gabriela Fernandez Manrique M.D.

Maria Gabriela Fernandez Manrique M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Guayaquil/Ecuador
Undergraduate School: Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Medical School: Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Hobbies: Baking and running
Academic Interests: Diabetes / Cardiology

Dominique Feterman, M.D.

Dominique Feterman, M.D.

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Garrett Fiscus, D.O.

Garrett Fiscus, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Russell, PA
Undergraduate School: Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Soccer, golfing, cooking, hiking and traveling
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care, Interventional Cardiology

Perry Fumuso, M.B.A., M.D.

Perry Fumuso, M.B.A, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Garden City, New York
Undergraduate School: Bucknell University
Medical School: Saint George's University
Hobbies: Cryptocurrency / blockchain technology, finance / investment, model building
Academic Interests: Targeted gene- and cell-based therapies for inflammatory bowel disease

N. Vaishnavi Gadela, M.B.B.S

N. Vaishnavi Gadela, M.B.B.S

Hometown/Birthplace: Hyderabad
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Mediciti Institute of Medical Sciences
Hobbies: Poetry writing, and cooking!
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Manasvi Gupta M.B.B.S.

Manasvi Gupta M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: New Delhi, India
Undergraduate School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Hobbies: Anything related to music, water and/or outdoors
Academic Interests: Cardiology, with an inclination towards EP

Sean Andrew George Harford M.D.

Sean Andrew George Harford M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: St. George's, Grenada
Undergraduate School: St. George's University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies: Football (soccer), music, cooking, hiking
Academic Interests: Pulmonary/Critical Care, Gastroenterology

Marissa Hobocan, D.O.

Marissa Hobocan, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Shelton, CT
Undergraduate School: Wheaton College Norton, MA
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Baking, Spending Time with Family and Friends
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Jasmin Hundal, M.D.

Jasmin Hundal, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Undergraduate School: Philadelphia University
Medical School: Ross University, School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, trying out new restaurants
Academic Interests: Hematology-Oncology, Academic Medicine, Quality Improvement

Sana Hyder, M.B.B.S.

Sana Hyder, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Hobbies: I love reading and writing poetry, travelling and learning about different cultures, playing tennikoit/badminton or just simply lazing around with a good book/ tv series. Lastly, for me nothing can beat a good cup of tea while spending quality time with family and friends.
Academic Interests: I like to keep an open mind but have a preliminary inclination towards Heme-Onc

Neiha Kidwai, D.O.

Neiha Kidwai, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bridgeport, CT
Undergraduate School: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, reading, working out, cooking
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Hospitalist, Academic Medicine

Radhika Kulkarni, M.B.B.S.

Radhika Kulkarni, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bangalore, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College,Manipal, India
Hobbies: Playing basketball, yoga, cooking
Academic Interests: Hematology-Oncology

Eduardo Mantovani Cardoso, M.D.

Eduardo Mantovani Cardoso, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Cascavel, Brazil
Undergraduate School: State University of West Parana
Medical School: State University of West Parana
Hobbies: Soccer, tennis, travelling (especially road trips)
Academic Interests: Pulmonary/ Critical Care Medicine, Oncological ICU

Ashita Mittal, D.O.

Ashita Mittal, D.O.

Birth Place: Bhopal, India
Home Town: Farmington, CT
Undergraduate School: Bloomsburg University, PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Gardening, Hiking, Birdwatching
Academic Interests: Pulmonology/Critical Care Medicine, Medical Education

Turab J Mohammed, M.D.

Turab J Mohammed, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Kolkata
Undergraduate School: Rangaraya Medical College
Medical School: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
Hobbies: I like to bike on a rainy day and hike on a sunny day. I enjoy late night talk shows and love to sleep it off in my free time.
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology especially Lymphoma, Leukemia and Monoclonal Gammopathies

Suong Nguyen, M.D., M.B.A.

Suong Nguyen, M.D., M.B.A.

Hometown/Birthplace: Russellville, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: Arkansas Tech University
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Hobbies: Fashion and styling others, cooking, baking, trying new restaurants, playing board games, traveling, and working out.
Academic Interests: Undecided

Nino Nozadze M.D.

Nino Nozadze M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Stockholm/Tbilisi
Undergraduate School: Karolinska Institute
Medical School: David Tvildiani Medical University
Hobbies: Travel, films, hiking, spending time with friends and family
Academic Interests: Undecided

Belinda Nwagbara M.D.

Belinda Nwagbara M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Santa Rosa, CA
Undergraduate School: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Medical School: St. George's University SOM
Hobbies: Volleyball, Photography, Crochet, Running, Biking, Gardening,Hiking/camping, Yoga
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Brenda Nyatanga, M.D.

Brenda Nyatanga, M.D.

Hometown: Zimbabwe
Undergraduate University: Memorial University of NL, Canada
Medical School: St George's University, Grenada
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, movies and family
Academic Interests: Cardiology and Nephrology

Khailidi Shalaby,

Rafae Shaikh, M.B.B.S

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Nishka Setty, M.B.B.S

Nishka Setty, M.B.B.S

Hometown/Birthplace: Mumbai
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Grant Government Medical College
Hobbies: Dancing
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Aleksandra Sliwinska M.D.

Aleksandra Sliwinska M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Krakow, Poland
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: Jagiellonian University Medical College
Hobbies: Science, Traveling, Spicy food, Movies
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Rheumatology

Ivan Stanford, M.D.

Ivan Stanford, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Mudgee, Australia
Undergraduate School: University of New Souths Wales
Medical School: University of Queensland
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, cooking, travelling and hiking
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Hematology/Oncology

Asma Syeda, M.B.B.S.

Asma Syeda, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Vijayawada, India
Undergraduate School: N/A
Medical School: P.S.I Medical College
Hobbies: Travelling, Cooking, Movies and Family!
Academic Interests: Hemonc and Cardiology

Asiya Tafader, M.B.B.S.

Asiya Tafader, M.B.B.S..

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Maria Camila Trejo Paredes M.D.

Maria Camila Trejo Paredes M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Manizales, Colombia
Undergraduate School: Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia
Medical School: Universidad de Antioquia. Medellin, Colombia
Hobbies: My favorite sport is underwater rugby. I love learning languages and traveling. I enjoy cooking and trying new food. I consider myself a cinephile, my favorite genres are historical, biographical and psychological thrillers.
Academic Interests: Cardiac imaging and structural cardiology. Clinical research. Global health.

Alla Turshudzhyan, D.O.

Alla Turshudzhyan, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Moscow
Undergraduate School: Boston University
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Piano, languages, medical illustrations
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Pulmonology/Critical Care, and Neuroanatomy

Sruti Velamakanni, M.D.

Sruti Velamakanni, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Woodbury, MN
Undergraduate School: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Medical School: St. Matthew's University
Hobbies: World travel, experiencing new cultures through food, mini goldendoodles (but mostly MY mini goldendoodle), autumn hikes, and community service
Academic Interests: Global health, health disparities in the US, HIV medicine, and physician bias

Krishna Vijayendran, M.D., Ph.D.

Krishna Vijayendran, M.D., Ph.D..

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Evan Wasserman D.O.

Evan Wasserman D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Undergraduate School: University of Florida
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Playing chess, basketball, meditating
Academic Interests: Critical care medicine

David, Wu, D.O.

David, Wu, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Farmington
Undergraduate School: Connecticut College
Medical School: Midwestern CCOM
Hobbies: Ultimate frisbee, hiking, climbing, running, biking, travel
Academic Interests: Pulm/critical care, nephrology, gastroenterology