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Residents

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        11-27-18

   Clinical Anesthesia Year 3 (CA-3) Residents

Demetri Adrahtas, M.D.
Chief Resident

Medical School: University of Athens, Greece
Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Soccer
Future: Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship at Rutgers Medical Center
▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

Antanique Brown, M.D.

Medical School: Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hobbies: Copy editing, Makeup, All things SoCa (Soul of Calypso - Caribbean subculture and music)
Future: Private Practice in New Jersey
▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

Joseph Caballero, M.D.

Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Hobbies: Piano, Reading, Traveling
Future: Private Practice

Tinsae Demissie, M.D.

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Painting, Drawing, Baking, Being on the beach
Future: Private Practice in Texas

Diana Escobar, M.D.

Medical School: Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Hobbies: Learning Mandarin, Baking, Nail Art
Future: Private Practice
▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

Michael Khalili, M.D.
Chief Resident

Medical School: The Commonwealth Medical College
Hobbies: Traveling, TV, Board Games, Salsa
Future: Pain Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center
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Justina Lekhraj, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hobbies: Watching Tennis, Shopping, Watching Marvel Movies
Future: Private Practice
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Yuchen Liu, M.D.

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Culinary Arts, Ski, Classical Piano
Future: Private Practice in California

Sana Na Javeed, M.D.
Chief Resident for Medical Student Activities

Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, Traveling, Being a foodie
Future: Anesthesia Critical Care Fellowship at Cornell
▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

Andie Smestad, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
Hobbies: Playing music (ukulele, drum set, trumpet), writing music, cooking, and everything Harry Potter!
Future: Private Practice in New Jersey
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 2 (CA-2) Residents

Ehab Al Bizri, M.D.

Medical School: University of Aleppo, Syria
Hobbies: Volleyball, basketball, watching soccer
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William Leif Ericksen, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Upstate
Hobbies: Fishing, grilling, baseball, swimming

Manuel Lee, M.D.

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hobbies: Traveling, hiking, eating, spending time with family/friends
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Melia McManus, M.D.

Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Hobbies: Camping, music, reading

Charles Mouch, M.D.

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Hobbies: Travel, Soccer, Movies, Writing, Outdoor activities
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Carlos Sanchez, M.D.

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
Hobbies: Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Music, Traveling
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Richard Tenure, M.D.

Medical School: Ross University
Hobbies: Golfing, playing/watching soccer, going to Walt Disney World, and watching hockey

Ramak (Vicky) Vojdani, D.O.

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Running, Hiking with my dog, cooking
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Adam Wetcher, M.D.

Medical School: Hofstra North Shore School of Medicine
Hobbies: Running, Hiking
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Grace Yau, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Eating, baking, biking, TV
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 1 (CA-1) Residents

Robert Chojnowski, M.D.

Medical School: Drexel University
Hobbies: Golf, soccer, running, cooking, reading

Youngil (Sam) Kim, M.D.

Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Soccer, exercising, starcraft, traveling, running, basketball

Shuran Ma, M.D.

Medical School: Saint Louis University
Hobbies: Biking, reading, running, 2012 Intramural Floor Hockey Champion, beer brewing

Josiah Miles, M.D.

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Hobbies: Hiking, backpacking, camping, snorkeling, scuba diving

Duran Mitchell, M.D.

Medical School: University of Miami
Hobbies: Soccer, spearfishing
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Jerimarie Pasiliao, M.D.

Medical School: Temple University
Hobbies: Spending quality time with family and friends, spending time in nature, traveling, football games

Ravi Shah, M.D.

Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Hobbies: Hiking, white-water rafting, baseball

Ramiz Shuminov, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: Acoustic guitar, sports, fitness, teaching

Usama Siddique, M.D.

Medical School: Tufts University
Hobbies: Basketball, Wing Chun Kung Fu, meditation, cooking, traveling

Adam Taft, M.D.

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Hobbies: Soccer, alpine skiing, classical violin, classical and jazz piano, road cycling and mountain biking

   Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Residents

Saamia Alam, M.D.

Medical School: Quinnipiac University
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, photography

Lucas Bracero, M.D.

Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Scuba diving, art, travel, exercise, cooking

Carlos Figueroa, M.D.

Medical School: New York University
Hobbies: Traveling, gastronomy and culture, soccer, cosmology

Ramanjot Kang, M.D.

Medical School: Wright State University
Hobbies: Running, sports, music

Ishu Kant, M.D.

Medical School: Hofstra
Hobbies: Foosball champion, salsa dancing

Benjamin Kim, M.D.

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth
Hobbies: Basketball, tennis, building Lego sets and computers, reading

Ashley Mathew, M.D.

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, running

Karim Shuaib, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: Cooking/baking (Winner of Iron Chef competition, $5,000 winnings donated to children’s hospital), Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (blue belt), hiking, longboarding, chess, reading, swimming

Elizabeth Watson, M.D.

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
Hobbies: Private pilot, scuba diving, snowboarding, yoga

Albert Xiao, M.D.

Medical School: University of Texas, Houston
Hobbies: Dota 2 (a multiplayer online strategy game), Hi-Fi interest in audio engineering, piano, skiing, reading, computers

   Dental Anesthesia Year 3 (DA-3) Residents

Gina Chen, D.D.S.

▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

Ryan Cheung, D.D.S.

▶ Publications, Presentations, and Awards ...

   Dental Anesthesia Year 2 (DA-2) Residents

Chamamdeep Brar, D.D.S.

Dental School: Loma Linda University
Hobbies: Hockey, Traveling, Adventuring, Video editing just to name a few

Bryce Farr, D.D.S.

Dental School: Columbia University
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, and reading

Jae Grymes, D.D.S.

Dental School:

Julie Mercado, D.D.S.

Dental School: University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time outside with my husband, daughter, and two dogs

   Dental Anesthesia Year 1 (DA-1) Residents

Zara Bartley-Hernandez, D.D.S.


David Guthrie, D.M.D.


Allison Lee, D.D.S.


Whitney Saarem, D.M.D.