Residents

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        01-29-24

   Clinical Anesthesia Year 3 (CA-3) Residents

Jane Ahn, M.D.

Medical School: Oakland University
Hobbies: Saltwater Fishing, Running 5k’s, Classical Violin, Classical/Jazz Piano
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Jerry Cuenca, M.D.
Administrative Chief Resident

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate
Hobbies: Flag Football, Working Out, Collecting Comic Books
Future: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship, Wake Forest
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Neil Daksla, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Cooking Food from Filipino Culture, Folk Dancing, Chess and Reading
Future: Pain Management Fellowship - Weill Cornell
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Michael Hafeman, M.D.
Administrative Chief Resident

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies: Baseball, Video Games, Reading, Paintball
Future: Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship - Laurie Children’s / Northwestern University
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Zhaosheng (Jims) Jin, MBBS, BSc
Research Chief Resident (Academic Mentorship Program Director)

Medical School: Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine
Hobbies: Photography and Photo Editing, Clay Molding, Swimming and Hiking
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Christopher Lee, M.D.

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Music – Guitar, Piano, Drums, Golf and Reading
Future: Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship, UCLA
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Victoria Nguyen, M.D.
Chief of Resident Affairs (Recruitment, Wellness)

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hobbies: Food Photography, Baking, Cooking, Weightlifting, Tennis, Traveling and Goldendoodle Enthusiast
Future: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh
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Joshua Rismany, M.D.

Medical School: Quinnipiac University
Hobbies: New York Giants, Hiking, Wrestling, Lifting, Basketball and International Travel
Future: Pain Management Fellowship - Stony Brook
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Kalissa Zhang, M.D.
Education Chief Resident

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Weightlifting, Travelling and Cooking
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Mingxi Zhu, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: Photography, Videography, Craft Beer, Travelling and Weightlifting
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 2 (CA-2) Residents

Carolina Aravera, M.D.

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Dancing, Learning guitar, Traveling, Arts and crafts, Puzzles
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Justin Bell, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
Hobbies: Model aviation, Building computers, Boating
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Adam Bindelglass, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
Hobbies: Skiing, Rollerblading, Hiking, Cooking, Roman history
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Xin Chen, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
Hobbies: Yoga (class leader), Meditation, Hiking, Camping, Crocheting, Knitting, Sewing clothes (Co-President of SB Stitchers)
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Murad Elias, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Soccer, Photography, Travel (Iceland 2018 and Spain 2019), Circassian Dance coach
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Youssef Fardos, M.D.

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Table tennis, Cooking, Paintballing, Mountain biking, Volleyball, Swimming and Basketball
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Joseph Fiola, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
Hobbies: eBay business, Investing, Birdwatching, Cooking, Fitness, Music (violinist and choir singer)
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Lamberta Ghaly, M.D.

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, Biking, Trying new DIY projects
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Daniel Mattimore, M.D.

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking (Appalachian Train and Colorado Trail), Basketball, Ancient history, Tutoring/teaching
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Alina Razak, M.D.
2024-2025 Academic Mentorship Program Director

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Unwinding with Yin Yoga, Discovering podcasts, Embroidery, Crochet, Origami
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 1 (CA-1) Residents

Vincent Bargnes, M.D.

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
Hobbies: Charcoal grilling, sailing, road trips, homemade/family Italian recipes, hiking, weightlifting
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Sophia Jacob, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Traveling, coffee brewing, singing
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Katrina Kerolus, M.D.

Medical School: CUNY School of Medicine
Hobbies: Tennis, theatre, travel, fashion, baking
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Sandra Lin, M.D.

Medical School: CUNY School of Medicine
Hobbies: Modern dance, singing, cycling, hiking
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Genevieve (Genna) Monanian, M.D.

Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and our families, caring for my pet house rabbits, exercising by running, weight training, biking, practicing yoga, listening to podcasts or music
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Brian Oliver, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Mountain biking, astronomy, drawing & painting, learning about art history and visiting museums, metal detecting with my dad, golfing, following NY sports
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Sadiq Rahman, M.D.

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies: Reading, writing, following baseball, basketball, and football, writing a sports blog “The Draftnik” with my brother, scouting amateur athletes, music, gaming
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Neveada Raventhiranathan, M.D.

Medical School: SUNY Upstate
Hobbies: Learning new languages, penmanship and calligraphy. Learning Indian dance and ceramics

Andrew Torpey, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Baking, performing in musicals, HIIT training, light weightlifting, hiking, family, movies

Alexandra Tsivitis, D.O.

Medical School: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Ballet, piano, travel, hiking, cooking
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Ashley Wang, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Running, jigsaw puzzles, podcasts, baking, trying new recipes
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Amy Yan, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Cooking, baking, magazines/blogs/instagrams, creating my own recipes, volleyball, trivia, trivial pursuit, Sporcle, or zoom trivia nights during quarantine, hula hooping leisurely hiking

   Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Residents

Andrew Cinquina, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Basketball, tennis and I enjoy watching the Yankees. I am a history buff and like listening to podcasts and YouTube channels, especially about Roman, Napoleonic or revolutionary history.

William Crugnola, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: In my free time, I enjoy swimming, playing tennis, hiking and watching anime. I’m an avid sports fan; I root for the Yankees, Celtics and Steelers.

Luke Curran, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Running, hiking, ultimate frisbee. I enjoy watching movies, the Yankees and Bills
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Steven Davidson, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Biking, hiking, yoga and rock climbing. I also love cooking, especially Italian food
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Stefano (Stephen) DiMaria, M.D.

Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Hobbies: Basketball, football, baseball, strength training, listening to music, experiencing and learning to cook different cultural cuisines

Sean Fiola, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: I enjoy swimming, exercising and spending time with my family. A fun fact about myself is that I play the bagpipes
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Seth Greenspan, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: I love live music and I am a self-taught percussionist. I also love chess and various board games
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Elias Ku, M.D.

Medical School: Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hobbies: Traveling; I’ve been to 25 countries in 5 continents and over half of the 50 states. Skiing, basketball, baseball and video games

Nicholas Mangano, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Japanese Jujutsu (second degree Black Belt), vegetable gardening and cooking. I also enjoy fishing and the vineyards on the East End.

Devon Patel, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Tennis, gardening, hiking and weight training

Andrew Pham, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: I love to cook for friends and family, especially Korean, Japanese and French cuisine. I love to sing and am a member of Lymph Notes A Capella. I like to do the New York Times crossword and enjoy playing video games

Brandon Yonel, M.D.

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
Hobbies: Snowboarding, mountain biking and playing the guitar

   Dental Anesthesia Year 3 (DA-3) Residents

Daniel Lim, DMD

Dental School: Tufts University
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Ty Mays, DDS

Dental School: University of Oklahoma

Aaron Sigona, DDS

Dental School: University of Buffalo
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Gregory Winter, DDS

Dental School: University of Maryland
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   Dental Anesthesia Year 2 (DA-2) Residents

Sierra Bodily, DDS

Dental School: University of Utah School of Dentistry
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Vivien Lee, DMD

Dental School: UNLV School of Dental Medicine

Brendan Ruby, DDS

Dental School: NYU College of Dentistry

Jenn Xiao, DDS

Dental School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

   Dental Anesthesia Year 1 (DA-1) Residents

Catherine Frusetta, D.D.S.

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Madison Garrity, D.D.S.

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Laura Hippensteel, D.D.S.

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Eddie Starr, D.D.S.

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