Residents – PGY3

Augusto Amaral Neto, M.D.

Augusto Amaral Neto, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Bauru-São Paulo, Brazil; Getulina-São Paulo, Brazil
Undergraduate School: Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Medical School: Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Hobbies/Interests: Volleyball, Soccer, Jogging
Academic Interests: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonology, Neurocritical Care

Jack Amja, M.D.

Jack Amja, M.D.

Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Undergraduate School: McGill University
Medical School: St. George’s University
Hobbies/Interests: Biking, Hiking, Skiing, Playing Tennis
Academic Interests: Undecided

Amreet Aujla, M.D. 

Amreet Aujla, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Foster City, California; San Jose, California
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College and Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Enjoy Cooking, Bhangra (Punjabi Dancing), and Outdoor Activities Like Hiking, Running, and Going to the Beach
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology and Gastroenterology

Leon Averbukh, M.D. 

Leon Averbukh, D.O.

Hometown: Hastings on Hudson, New York
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Medical School: NYIT-COM
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Writing, Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Racquet Sports
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology

Abisola Baruwa Etti, M.D.

Abisola Baruwa Etti, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Medical School: University of Lagos
Hobbies/Interests: Spending Time with My Family, Volleyball, Tennis, Movies
Academic Interests: Undecided

Evan Boyle, M.D.

Evan Boyle, D.O.

Hometown: Albany, New York
Undergraduate School: Siena College
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Playing Basketball, Soccer, Hiking
Academic Interests: Undecided

Jennifer Broess, M.D.

Jennifer Broess, D.O.

Undergraduate School: New York University
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Ballet, Theater, Tennis
Academic Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Academic Hospitalist

Chad Conner, M.D.

Chad Conner, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Sparta, New Jersey
Undergraduate School: University of Rhode Island
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Ice Hockey, Fishing, Hunting, Mountain Biking, Hiking, and Working Out
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Lukas Delasos, D.O.

Lukas Delasos, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Brookfield, Connecticut; White Plains, New York 
Undergraduate School: Stony Brook University
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Seton Hill
Hobbies/Interests: Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Golfing, Soccer, Cooking, and Board Games
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology

Aakash Desai, M.D.

Aakash Desai, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Medical School: B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
Hobbies/Interests: Chess, Cricket, Volleyball, Dancing, and the Gym
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology, Cardiology

Anjana Easwar, M.D.

Anjana Easwar, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Chennai, India
Medical School: Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Crosswords, Travel-Writing, Math, Origami
Academic Interests: I like all the subspecialties; I probably like Pulmonary/Critical Care a little extra

Khary Edwards, M.D.

Khary Edwards, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Undergraduate School: University of Nottingham, England
Medical School: St. George's University, Grenada
Hobbies/Interests: Exercise, Playing Piano, Cooking and Baking
Academic Interests: Infectious Diseases and Endocrinology

Matthew Edwards, D.O.

Matthew Edwards, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut 
Undergraduate School: UConn
Medical School: NYIT-COM
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, Tennis, Soccer
Academic Interests: Hospitalist Medicine, Endocrinology, Rheumatology

Erika Faircloth, D.O.

Erika Faircloth, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: East Haddam, Connecticut
Undergradudate School: Hofstra University
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Singing, Musical Theater, Going to the Beach, Baking
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Hospital Medicine

David Fraulino, M.D.

David Fraulino, D.O.

Hometown: Portland, CT
Undergrad: Salve Regina University
Medical School: Univ. of New England College of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Rock climbing, technical canyoneering, surfing
Future Specialty: Infectious Disease, HIV, Epidemiology, and Neglected Tropical Disease

Andre Gabriel, M.D.

Andre Gabriel, M.D.

Hometown: St. Davids, Grenada
Undergraduate School: St. George's University
Medical School: St. George's University
Hobbies: Basketball and Videogaming
Academic Interest: Cardiology and ICU

Daniela Guerrero, M.D.

Daniela Guerrero, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Quito, Ecuador
Medical School: Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Hobbies/Interests: Fitness (Dance, Barre, Ashtanga Yoga, Crossfit), Food Lover (Trying New Restaurants with My Husband), Reading Motivational Quotes, and Instagramming Everything
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology with Special Interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Stem Cell Research Applied to GI and Colon Cancer, Holistic Medicine

Meredith Haley, D.O.

Meredith Haley, D.O.

Hometown: Hingham, Massachusetts
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Golfing, Reading, Spending Time at the Beach
Academic Interests: Cardiology and Hematology/Oncology

Valerie Hart, M.D.

Valerie Hart, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Medical School: Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC)
Hobbies/Interests: Outdoor Activities, Travel, Tennis
Academic Interests: Undecided

Jasanjeet Jawanda, M.D.

Jasanjeet Jawanda, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Medical School: Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India
Hobbies/Interests: Running, Hiking, Traveling, Playing Guitar
Academic Interests: Undecided

Ashlyn Kalies, M.D.

Ashlyn Kalies, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Pea Ridge, Arkansas
Undergraduate School: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Kickboxing, Cooking, Picnicking, Wine Tasting, Outdoor Running, Hiking, Traveling
Academic Interests: Women's Health, Hospitalist Medicine

Nikhila Kethireddy, M.D.

Nikhila Kethireddy, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: Warangal, India
Medical School: NRI Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, Travel, Bollywood Dance, Yoga

Aziz Khan, M.D. 

Aziz Khan, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Swat, Pakistan
Undergraduate School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Hobbies/Interests: Cricket, Movies, Hiking, Current Affairs
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Abhas Khurana, M.D.

Abhas Khurana, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Rajasthan, India
Medical School: Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner
Hobbies/Interests: Table Tennis, Sketching, Enjoying Time with Friends, Web Surfing
Academic Interests: Cardiology, Academic Medicine, Primary Care, Hospital Medicine

Anand Krishnan, M.D.

Anand Krishnan, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Dubai, UAE but moved to New York five years ago; Mumbai, India
Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka
Hobbies/Interests: I love to play squash, am an avid follower of cricket and formula, travel photography is something that I enjoy very much, but am still honing my skills
Academic Interests: Cardiology

Nerea Lopetegui Lia, M.D.

Nerea Lopetegui Lia, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Basque Country, Spain; Connecticut
Medical School: Compultense University in Madrid, Spain
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Running, Visiting Art Museums, Going to the Theater and Photography
Academic Interests: Global/Public Health

Guarav Manek, M.D.

Gaurav Manek, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Medical School: Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal, India
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, Playing Guitar, Cooking, Reading, Traveling
Academic Interests: Medical education, Cardiology/PCCM

Silya Mazigh, M.D.

Silya Mazigh, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Henrico, Virginia
Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Outdoor Activities
Academic Interests: Hospitalist

Nichlaus Mephis, M.D.

Nichlaus Mephis, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Queens, New York City; Tbilisi, Georgia
Medical School: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, Biking, Movies, Digital Medicine, Medical Education
Academic Interests: Undecided

Arish Noor, M.D.

Arish Noor, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Faisalabad, Pakistan
Medical School: Aga Khan University
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Reading, Painting
Academic Interests: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology

Deep Phachu, M.D.

Deep Phachu, M.D.

Hometown: Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Undergraduate School: University of British Columbia
Medical School: Ross University
Hobbies/Interests: Playing Football and Basketball, Graphic Design
Academic Interests: Nephrology

Simrina Sabharwal, M.D.

Simrina Sabharwal, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Medical School: Government Medical College, Patiala, India
Hobbies/Interests: Reading Fiction, Watching DC Animation, Traveling, Trekking/Hiking, Dance
Academic Interests: Medical Education, Pulmonary Medicine, Primary Care

Shashank Sama, M.D. 

Shashank Sama, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Medical School: Osmania Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Arthouse and Foreign Language Cinema, Cricket, Tennis
Academic Interests: Gastroenterology, Oncology

Nihar, Shah, M.D.

Nihar, Shah, M.D.

Hometown/Birthplace: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Medical School: BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Hobbies/Interests: Watching/Playing Football (Soccer) Big Chelsea Football Club Fan, Working Out, Hiking, Cooking, Love Watching Horror Movies
Academic Interests: Undecided with an inclination towards Cardiology

Toishi Sharma, M.D.

Toishi Sharma, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry
Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, Working Out, Public Speaking, Cooking, Music
Academic Interests: Inclined towards Cardiology

Pradeep Siddappa, M.D.

Pradeep Siddappa, M.B.B.S.

Hometown: Bangalore, India
Medical School: Bangalore Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Photography, Travel, Exploring

Katherine Stettmeier, M.D.

Katherine Stettmeier, M.D.

Hometown: Kensington, Connectict
Undergraduate School: Loyola University Chicago
Medical School: Ross University
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, Exploring, Shopping
Academic Interests: Critical Care, Medical Education

Aditi Thakkar, M.D.

Aditi Thakkar, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Medical School: Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, Anything to Do with Nature, Spending Time with Family
Academic Interests: Undecided, Rheumatology

Steffie Thomas, M.D.

Steffie Thomas, D.O.

Hometown/Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland; Born in Kerala, India and raised in Karnataka, India
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland College Park
Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Swimming, Cooking, Traveling, Watching Japanese Anime and Korean TV Shows
Academic Interests: Undecided, likely Interventional Nephrology

Vinay Thomas, M.D.

Vinay Thomas, M.B.B.S.

Hometown/Birthplace: Quilon, Kerala, India
Medical School: Medical College Thiruvananthapuram
Hobbies/Interests: Singing, Goal Is to Learn an Instrument Before the End of Residency, Traveling, Table Tennis
Academic Interests: Hematology/Oncology