Residents

Residents

Our residents are a diverse group, hailing from Pittsburgh or around the globe. Although each has a unique background and story to tell, what unites them is their intense commitment ot learn while providing the best patient care possible. 

 


Current Residents

 

Chief Residents

Marisa Evans, MD
Dr. Evans earned her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience the University of California, Los Angeles for her undergraduate education and attended medical school at Ross University. She will pursue a fellowship in pulmonary/critical care after her chief year.

Amir Fahid, MD
Dr. Amir Fahid attended the University of California, San Diego for his undergraduate education and attended medical school at Ross University. He plans to become a Hospitalist after completing his chief year.

Nicole Sacca, DO
Dr. Sacca earned her bachelor's degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA and attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. She plans on practicing primary care here in Pittsburgh after her chief year.

Dillon Stein, DO
Dr. Stein earned his bachelor's degree in biology from Alfred University, and attended the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He will be training in the palliative medicine fellowship at University of Pittsburgh starting in 2015.
 


PGY3

Deepika Abbadi, Osmania Medical College
Nael Aldweib, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
Syeda Arabi, St. George's University School of Medicine
Gaurika Mehra Atri, Kasturba Medical College Manipal
Nasreen Bagwan, Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College
Jharna Barwani, Ross University School of Medicine
Karishma Bhimji, Ross University School of Medicine
Amulkumar Chaniara, M.P. Shah Medical College
Mallory Ciuksza, Drexel University College of Medicine
Jonathan Drori, Sackler School of Medicine
Taher Elsdai, 7th October University
Abdullah Haddad, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
Brian Lamb, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Daniel Lee, Ross University School of Medicine
Prashant Jani, St. George's University School of Medicine
Mona Kessas, St. George's University School of Medicine
Asim Khawaja, Ross University School of Medicine
David Kim, St. George's University School of Medicine
Janelle Kalir, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Ricky Kauser, St. George's University School of Medicine
Sujoyeeta Majumdar, Lady Hardinge Medical College
Ghita Moussaide, St. George's University School of Medicine
Gurleen Pasricha, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College
Yogesh Patel, Ross University School of Medicine
Rikinder Sandhu, St. George's University School of Medicine
Steven Shechtman, St. George's University School of Medicine
Matthew Sniezek, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Daniel Speredelozzi, Ross University School of Medicine
Pritam Tayshetye, Miraj Medical College
Alexandre Zaharia, St. George's University School of Medicine

 

PGY2

Blaise Abramovitz, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Muhammad Rayan Alamiry, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
Osama Alhajjar, Ross University School of Medicine
Osama Altayar, University of Damascus
Mohammad Bilal, Army Medical College
Sarah Calkins, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Krishna Cherukuri Guntur Medical College
Lailene Chin, Ross University School of Medicine
Briana Disilvio, Ross University School of Medicine
Jessica Embrescia, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lisa Hackworth, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Karlee Hoffman, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kurt Hu, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Pavithra Indramohan, Mohan Meenakshi Medical College & Research Institute
Erika Joyce, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Krithika Krishnarao, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Swathi Lavudi, Rangaraya Medical College
Jung Min Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Dipesh Maan, Stanley Medical College
Mouhib Naddour, University of Damascus
Zachary Otaibi, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Kaushal Patel, Medical College of Baroda
Christina Payne, Ross University School of Medicine
Elizabeth Phung, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nikhil Prasad, St. George's University School of Medicine
Marina Rezk, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nisarg Shah, S.B.K.S. Medical Institute & Research Centre
Edward Slayden, Ross University School of Medicine
Masud Taeri, St. George's University School of Medicine
Ravi Ved, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Donald Whisler, University of Toledo College of Medicine

 

 

PGY1 - Categorical 

Mais Arwani, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine
Rajesh Gopalarathinam, Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute
Nupur Gupta, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Amit Gupta, American University of Antigua College of Medicine
Amr Habbach, University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine
Ronny Kalash, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vamsi Kantamaneni, Kasturba Medical College
Maryann Kimoto, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mrudula Kudaravalli, Kasturba Medical College
Jennifer Leap, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sara Levy, Saba University School of Medicine
Aarthi Madhan Kumar, Institute of Road Transport Perunthurai Medical College
Suresh Manapuram, Rangaraya Medical Colleg
Madhan Nellaiyappan, Institute of Road Transport Perunthurai Medical College
Elan Noorparvar, Sackler School of Medicine
Nilamben Patel, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Seth Patton, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alekhya Potluri, P.S.I. Medical College
Maracelo Sampaio, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ) Faculdade de Ciências Médicas
Leslie Schumacher, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Moaz Sial, Nishtar Medical College
Md Salahuddin Siddiqui, Patna Medical College
Patrick Sleckman, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sarumathi Thangavel, Madras Medical College
Susan Townsend, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Iliya Udler, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Manik Veer, Kasturba Medical College
Swati Vishwanathan, Thanjavur Medical College
Meilin Young, Drexel University College of Medicine

 

PGY1 - Preliminary

Mohammad Ali, Yenepoya Medical College
Sonja Chaparala, St. George's University School of Medicine
Jacqulin Cunningham, St. George's University School of Medicine
Meghana Gaekwad, Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College
Megan Hirshberg, SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine
Nicholas Kinback, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Frank Kowalkowski, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Sara Thomas, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Igor Titoff, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Elizabeth Ungerman, Drexel University College of Medicine

 


Graduates

 

Whether pursuing work in a private practice or as hospitalists, or going on to become subspecialists, graduates of our program go on to do great things. We strive to prepare our residents to be great physicians, strong clinicians, and dedicated caregivers. 

We will position you to apply for fellowships and be competitive for training positions. Graduates from our program have excelled in all major subspecialties as well as in academic general internal medicine, geriatrics, and a variety of other advanced training programs.

 

Graduate Placements

Here is where recent graduates went after leaving our program:

  • Allegheny Health Network hospitals
  • Bay State Medical
  • Beth Israel Hospital (NYC)
  • Deborah Heart and Surgery Center
  • Drexel University
  • Geisinger Medical Center (Penn State)
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Largo Medical Center
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Roger Williams Medical Center
  • St. Louis University
  • Summa Health System
  • SUNY-Upstate
  • University of Florida-Gainesville
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas-San Antonio
  • University of Toledo
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Wake Forest University