Residents

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        09-25-22

   Clinical Anesthesia Year 3 (CA-3) Residents

Kathleen Cervo, M.D.

Medical School: Stony Brook
Hobbies: Running – Competitive runner since high school
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Patrick Diamond, M.D.

Medical School: Tulane
Hobbies: Golfing, intramural basketball and flag football
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Paul Kozlowski, D.O.

Medical School: NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Nature photography, hiking, trying new cuisines and biotech investing
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Shayla Mena, M.D.

Medical School: Central Michigan University
Hobbies: Jazz guitar, songwriting, poetry, running, cooking, escape rooms
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Shruti Parikh, M.D.

Medical School: Stony Brook
Hobbies: Sports, especially football/flag football, tennis and figure skating
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Giacomo Scorsese, D.O.
Chief Resident for Medical Student Education

Medical School: NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Home brewing craft beer and wine, cooking Italian cuisine, gardening and an avid golfer
Future: Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC
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Christopher Seiter, D.O.
Administrative Chief Resident

Medical School: NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Avid fisherman, football, volleyball, baseball and soccer
Future: Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Aria Shafai, M.D.
Chief Resident for Resident Affairs (Recruitment, Wellness)

Medical School: Cooper Medical School
Hobbies: Classic automobile restoration and reservation, running, hiking, spin classes, cooking, backgammon and tennis
Future: Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian
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Elliot Turkiew, M.D.
Administrative Chief Resident

Medical School: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies: Horticulture and gardening. Create new hybrid daylilies, exhibit and judge in flower shows, Jujitsu (1st Degree Black Belt – Assistant Instructor), video games
Future: Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 2 (CA-2) 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.

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate
Hobbies: Flag Football, Working Out, Collecting Comic Books
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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
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Michael Hafeman, M.D.

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies: Baseball, Video Games, Reading, Paintball
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Zhaosheng (Jims) Jin, MBBS, BSc

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
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Victoria Nguyen, M.D.

Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hobbies: Food Photography, Baking, Cooking, Weightlifing, Tennis, Traveling and Goldendoodle Enthusiast
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Joshua Rismany, M.D.

Medical School: Quinnipiac University
Hobbies: New York Giants, Hiking, Wrestling, Lifting, Basketball and International Travel

Kalissa Zhang, M.D.

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 1 (CA-1) Residents

Carolina Aravera, M.D.

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Dancing, Learning guitar, Traveling, Arts and crafts, Puzzles

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)

Murad Elias, M.D.

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

Youssef Fardos, M.D.

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

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)

Lamberta Ghaly, M.D.

Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, Biking, Trying new DIY projects

Daniel Mattimore, M.D.

Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Hiking (Appalachian Train and Colorado Trail), Basketball, Ancient history, Tutoring/teaching

Alina Razak, M.D.

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Unwinding with Yin Yoga, Discovering podcasts, Embroidery, Crochet, Origami

   Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-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

Sophia Jacob, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
Hobbies: Traveling, coffee brewing, singing

Katrina Kerolus, M.D.

Medical School: CUNY School of Medicine
Hobbies: Tennis, theatre, travel, fashion, baking

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

Sandra Lin, M.D.

Medical School: CUNY School of Medicine
Hobbies: Modern dance, singing, cycling, hiking

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

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

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

Ashley Wang, M.D.

Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies: Running, jigsaw puzzles, podcasts, baking, trying new recipes

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

   Dental Anesthesia Year 3 (DA-3) Residents

Brandon Key
Chief Resident

Dental School: UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Hobbies: Surfing, Rock Climbing, Backpacking, Board Games
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Jennifer Kim
Chief Resident

Dental School: New York University
Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking with potato (my shih-tzu puppy)
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Vy Nguyen
School of Dental Medicine Liaison

Dental School: San Francisco School of Dentistry
Hobbies: Board games, traveling, exploring new places, cultures, cuisines

Erica Simms
School of Dental Medicine Liaison

Dental School: Howard University
Hobbies: Party planning, spending time with family

   Dental Anesthesia Year 2 (DA-2) 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

Gregory Winter, DDS

Dental School: University of Maryland

   Dental Anesthesia Year 1 (DA-1) Residents

Sierra Bodily, DDS

Dental School: University of Utah School of Dentistry

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