2024-2025 Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship

Karthik Ravi Bharadwaj

NameKarthik Bharadwaj, MD
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Medical School: University of Southern California
Residency: New York University
Hobbies/fun facts: Call of Duty, Pokémon, Legos
Why Stony Brook: I am excited to train at SBUH because of the excellent academic focus and great hands on ultrasound training.

Stephen Germana Name: Stephen Germana, MD
Hometown: New Hyde Park, NY
Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital 
Hobbies/Fun Facts: Rock Climbing, especially bouldering (I have climbed in about a dozen states and three countries), soccer, anything Star Wars related (books, movies, shows, video games). I have an encyclopedic knowledge of craft beer. 
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook has an excellent balance of both pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as first-rate ultrasound training from faculty who are eager to teach. The program is very responsive to feedback and has implemented numerous suggestions such as additional procedures, intubations, and exposure to interventional pulmonology. 
Wanling Huan, MD Name: Wanling Huang, MD
Hometown: Shaoguan, Guangdong Province, China
Medical School: Sun Yat-sen University 
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine 
Hobbies/Fun Facts: reading, music, gardening, spend time with family
Why Stony Brook: I like the supportive environment, the structural didactics and academic resources provided. Also Long Island is a great place to raise a family. 
Rudra Koul, MD Name: Rudra Koul, MD
Hometown: Tallahassee, FL
Medical School: St. George’s University
Residency: SUNY Downstate
Hobbies/Fun Facts: Gardening, cooking/baking, any outdoor activities particularly soccer/running, traveling, painting, video gaming
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook provides a rigorous academic training with very supportive and caring faculty. What drew me in was the robust ultrasound curriculum and research opportunities. 

Name: Eyal Menashe, MD
 Great Neck, NY
Medical school: The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Residency: Stony Brook University
Hobbies/fun facts: Sport, fitness, and traveling
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook's critical care program provides experience with a diverse clinical skill set that I can use in any setting. These includes difficult lines, chest tubes, and expertise in ultrasound. We have opportunities to further develop skills in different ICU settings such as CTICU, NCCU, SICU, and CCU. Most importantly, I feel that the faculty gives me the autonomy to build my own path within critical care and they give me their full support to pursue those dreams.

Srinivasa Potla, MD

Name: Srinivasa Potla
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Residency: Case Western Reserve University- MetroHealth Campus
Hobbies/fun facts: Golfing, Cooking, Traveling, Reading
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook provides a wide range of experiences that allows the fellows to build a strong clinical and research background. The program has excellent ultrasound training.

Chaofan Yuan

Name: Chaofan Yuan, MD, MA
Hometown: Boston, MA
Medical School: Albany Medical College   
Residency: Dartmouth Health
Hobbies/Fun Facts: I was originally born in northeastern China and grew up in Boston. I love to be swimming in the summers and skiing in the winters.
Why Stony Brook: There is strong clinical and research training here with an emphasis on ultrasound fundamentals and application that is not offered at a lot of institutions. This is a growing program with a supportive staff that seeks to help the trainees reach their potential. 


Name: Muhammad Ahsan, MD
Hometown: Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
Medical School: Independent Medical College, Faisalabad, Pakistan 
Residency: Internal Medicine at Rutgers Health — Saint Barnabas Medical Center, NJ  
Fellowship: Sleep Medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital, NY 
Hobbies/fun facts: It took me 15 years to get over the fear of water and 3 days to learn 3 strokes of swimming. I have beaten a pro ping-pong player ONCE. I am a halal food aficionado and a die-hard Roger Federer fan. I lift for my body, play chess for my mind, and sleep for both.
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook serves the diverse patient population of Long Island. The faculty is very involved and diverse in terms of age, background, training, and niche. Robust ultrasound training, a collegial environment, and proximity to the big apple are all bonuses.  


Name: Sushant Chaudhary, MD
Hometown: Delhi, India
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi,India
Residency: St Mary hospital, Waterbury, CT
Hobbies/fun facts: Listening to audiobooks, coding in R, cooking, Kayaking. Intermittently I keep trying to play guitar along with various online apps.
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brooks is a center of excellence when it comes to Critical Care and Pulmonology. It has great faculty who provide the necessary autonomy to allow honing leadership skills. The training incorporates the use of ultrasound and echocardiography extensively and fellows get to do a lot of procedures. And of course, barbecues at Dr Ahmad's house are just too good. 


Name: Bhavya Narala, MD
Niskayuna, New York 
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine  
Residency: Richmond University Medical Center 
Fellowship: Sleep Medicine - Stonybrook 
Hobbies/Fun Facts: orange theory, trying new restaurants, reading harry potter, collecting shot glasses from around the world, and traveling with my dog 
Why Stony Brook: This program places such emphasis on education, ultrasound, and great techniques / approach to medicine and patient care. It is also a very supportive environment that encourages camaraderie between colleagues and faculty. 


Name: Chelsey Sidaras, MD
: Mastic Beach, NY 
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital
Hobbies/fun facts: fitness, hiking, running, biking, spending time with my nieces and nephews 
Why Stony Brook: During my residency training here at Stony Brook, I was able to witness firsthand the unmatched level of training and leadership within the Pulmonary Critical Care department. I chose to stay for fellowship because I knew that I would be surrounded by fellows and attendings who would inspire me, support me, and push me to become better every day.  


Name: Rohin Singla, MD 
Hometown: Orwigsburg, PA 
Medical School: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University 
Residency: Cooper University Hospital 
Hobbies/fun facts: basketball, tennis, music, traveling, TV 
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook provides numerous opportunities for growth as both a clinician and scholar, with a unique emphasis on bedside ultrasound

cela Name: Alban Cela, MD
Hometown: Woodbury, NY
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center (Moses/Weiler)
Hobbies/fun facts: Spending time with my kids, Calisthenics, PC gaming
Why Stony Brook: The PCCM program at SBUH offers great mentorship and strong clinical training including structured didactics and an S-tier POCUS curriculum. Suffolk County is a wonderful location for families.
elgamal Name: Mohamed Elgamal, MD
Hometown: Alexandria, Egypt
Medical School: Alexandria Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt
Residency: Saint Mary’s Waterbury Hospital
Hobbies/fun facts: I enjoy soccer, swimming and spending time with my family. I started my own company back in college where I imported dental implants.
Why Stony Brook: Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence are all values implemented by the division of pulmonary and critical care on a daily basis from patient care to fellows education. These are values I strive for in my career and lines with my own. I love to be in a place that inspires me to become a better version of myself socially, academically, and professionally.
mccrary Name: Myah McCrary, MD
Hometown: Columbia, Missouri
Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: SSM-Saint Louis University Hospital
Hobbies/fun facts: yoga, foodie, watching anime/cosplaying. Fun fact: I have a third-degree black belt in taekwondo 
Why Stony Brook: Stony Brook being a level 1 trauma center and a safety net hospital for Long Island provides the opportunity to learn from complex and challenging cases. Also, the program provides an in-depth ultrasound education.
raqqaz Name: Saman Razzaq, MD
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