Residents

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        10-06-21

   Clinical Anesthesia Year 3 (CA-3) Residents

Saamia Alam, M.D.
Chief Resident

Medical School: Quinnipiac University
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, photography
Future: Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center
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Lucas Bracero, M.D.
Chief Resident

Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Scuba diving, art, travel, exercise, cooking
Future: Pain Fellowship, Cornell
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Carlos Figueroa, M.D.

Medical School: New York University
Hobbies: Traveling, gastronomy and culture, soccer, cosmology
Future: Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Hofstra
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Ramanjot Kang, M.D.

Medical School: Wright State University
Hobbies: Running, sports, music
Future: Pain Fellowship, Cornell
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Ishu Kant, M.D.

Medical School: Hofstra
Hobbies: Foosball champion, salsa dancing
Future: Pain Fellowship, Mt. Sinai West
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Benjamin Kim, M.D.

Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth
Hobbies: Basketball, tennis, building Lego sets and computers, reading
Future: Pain Fellowship, Mt. Sinai
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Ashley Mathew, M.D.
Chief Resident for Medical Student Education

Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, running
Future: Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, DC Childrens
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Karim Shuaib, M.D.
Chief Resident for Resident Recruitment

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
Future: Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian
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Elizabeth Watson, M.D.

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University
Hobbies: Private pilot, scuba diving, snowboarding, yoga
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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
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 2 (CA-2) 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

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.

Medical School: NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Home brewing craft beer and wine, cooking Italian cuisine, gardening and an avid golfer
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Christopher Seiter, D.O.

Medical School: NYIT College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Avid fisherman, football, volleyball, baseball and soccer
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Aria Shafai, M.D.

Medical School: Cooper Medical School
Hobbies: Classic automobile restoration and reservation, running, hiking, spin classes, cooking, backgammon and tennis
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Elliot Turkiew, M.D.

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
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Da Wu, M.D.

Medical School: San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
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   Clinical Anesthesia Year 1 (CA-1) Residents

Jane Ahn, M.D.

Medical School: Oakland University
Hobbies: Saltwater Fishing, Running 5k’s, Classical Violin, Classical/Jazz Piano

Jerry Cuenca, M.D.

Medical School: State University of New York Upstate
Hobbies: Flag Football, Working Out, Collecting Comic Books

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

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

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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   Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-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

Adam Bindelglass, M.D.

Medical School: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook
Hobbies: Skiing, Rollerblading, Hiking, Cooking, Roman history

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

   Dental Anesthesia Year 3 (DA-3) Residents

Sarah Lee, D.D.S.
Chief Resident

Dental School: Loma Linda University
Hobbies: Eating, pilates, hiking, and doting over other people's dogs

Grace Lin, D.M.D.

Dental School: USC
Hobbies: Rock climbing, eating

Cuong Nguyen, D.D.S.

Dental School: University of Michigan
Hobbies: Riding motorcycles, traveling, hiking
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Benjamin Statman, D.M.D.
Chief Resident

Dental School: UCLA
Hobbies: Podcasts, sports, mud runs, being outdoors

   Dental Anesthesia Year 2 (DA-2) Residents

Brandon Key

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

Jennifer Kim

Dental School: New York University
Hobbies: Cooking, Hiking with potato (my shih-tzu puppy)

Vy Nguyen

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

Erica Simms

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

   Dental Anesthesia Year 1 (DA-1) Residents

Daniel Lim, DMD

Dental School: Tufts University

Ty Mays, DDS

Dental School: University of Oklahoma

Aaron Sigona, DDS

Dental School: University of Buffalo

Gregory Winter, DDS

Dental School: University of Maryland