Residency Programs

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Meet Our Residents

Class of 2023

Elijah Abramson, MD

Elijah Abramson, MD

Hometown: Half Moon Bay, Calif.
Medical School: California Northstate University College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, skiing, basketball, gaming, traveling, golf, tennis, and audio and video investigative journalism
 

Adamu Awak, MD

Adamu Awak, MD

Hometown: Jos, Nigeria
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, traveling, bike riding, and Netflix

Alexander Bronzo, MD

Alexander Bronzo, MD

Hometown: Westchester, N.Y.
Medical School: Albany Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Watching and playing sports (baseball, basketball, football, golf, boxing), Weightlifting, and attempting to cook

Zachary Ehret, MD

Zachary Ehret, MD

Hometown: East Montpelier, Vt.
Medical School: Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Hobbies/Interests: Building and restoring motorcycles, backcountry and freestyle skiing, weightlifting, golf, and sports

Brendan Freeman, DO

Brendan Freeman, DO

Hometown: Shrewsbury, Mass.
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, California
Hobbies/Interests: Piano, hiking, and theater

Steven French, MD

Steven French, MD

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, music, breweries, and being a plant parent and dog uncle

Michaela Go, MD

Michaela Go, MD

Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, climbing, DIY and craft projects,eating, and watching TV

 

Jacqueline Gomberg, MD

Jacqueline Gomberg, MD

Hometown: Purchase, N.Y.
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: New York Yankees, softball, and swimming

Alexandra Hartman, MD

Alexandra Hartman, MD

Hometown: Portland, Ore.
Medical School: Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Running, cooking, and traveling

Daniel Kelver, DO

Daniel Kelver, DO

Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine (Arkansas State)
Hobbies/Interests: Weightlifting, flying planes (student pilot), and travel

Thomas Porturas, MD

Thomas Porturas, MD

Hometown: East Brunswick and Newark, N.J.
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, space exploration, LEGOs, and board and video games

Linnea Russell, DO

Linnea Russell, DO

Hometown: Cambridge, Mass.
Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Rock climbing, hiking, biking, drawing, and filling my apartment with plants

Zachary Tan, MD

Zachary Tan, MD

Hometown: Lake Bluff, Ill.
Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, books, music, cooking, board games, video games, and cats

 

Class of 2022

Yonathan Estrella, MD

Yonathan Estrella, MD

Hometown: Ridgefield Park, N.J.
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Weight-lifting, running, music, sports, and cooking
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Timothy Fong, DO

Timothy Fong, DO

Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.
Medical School: Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Bouldering, volleyball, basketball, and all Bay Area Sports Teams!
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Waqar Khalid, DO

Waqar Khalid, DO

Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, football, hiking, indoor rock climbing, weight lifting, anime, horror, action, and comedy movies, video games, and the piano. Interested in traveling, but more so in paying off these loans.
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Dara Khatib, MD

Dara Khatib, MD

Hometown: Potomac, Md.
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Scuba diving, brunching, excelling at fantasy football to compensate for my lack of proficiency in real life sports, being continuously let down by my Redskins/Wizards, and health policy.
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Ivy Le, MD

Ivy Le, MD

Hometown: Oakton, Va.
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Houseplants, trying new restaurants, and asking people if they're caught up on Game of Thrones
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Ryan Lesch, MD

Ryan Lesch, MD

Hometown: Apple Valley, Minn.
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Reading for fun, reading for studying, running, cross country skiing, trying new foods, traveling the world with my fiancé Stephanie, hitting the beach, trivia nights, cabin/lakehouse weekends in Minnesota, Mardi Gras, crawfish, and Jazz Fest.
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Dhaval Mehta, MD

Dhaval Mehta, MD

Hometown: Edison, N.J.
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, watching Netflix, hiking, learning new languages, and etymology
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Bruce Radachowsky, DO

Bruce Radachowsky, DO

Hometown: Danbury, Conn.
Medical School: Touro College of Oseopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, brunch, and comedy
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Thomas Rhodes, DO

Thomas Rhodes, DO

Hometown: East Meadow, N.Y.
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Oseopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Anything athletic — I played lacrosse in college and love to be outdoors.
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Charles Smith, MD

Charles Smith, MD

Hometown: Plano, Texas
Medical School: University of Texas Health at San Antonio
Hobbies/Interests: Exploring the city, music, going to concerts, and film (I managed a movie theater before med school!)
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Jeremy Torrisi, MD

Jeremy Torrisi, MD

Hometown: New York, N.Y.
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Playing and watching hockey, daydreaming about one day being the starting goalie for the Rangers, hiking, hanging with friends, trying new spots in the city, and vigorously defending New York City as the best city in the world.
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Kevin Vinokur, DO

Kevin Vinokur, DO

Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy skiing, scuba diving, and spending time in the outdoors. I am an avid reader and also a huge Marvel fan, and have seen every movie on opening night. During my free evenings, I like to either go to bar trivia with my friends or host a board game night in my apartment.
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Mohammad Masum Wiese, MD

Mohammad Masum Wiese, MD

Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
Medical School: California Northstate University College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with family, playing soccer, eating pizza, watching stand-up comedy, and cooking/trying new foods.
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Class of 2021

Peter Calcagni, MD

Peter Calcagni, MD

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Hobbies/Interests: Ice hockey, tennis, sports medicine, and ultrasound.
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Andres De Leon Medero, MD

Andres De Leon Medero, MD

Hometown: Humacao, Puerto Rico
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Video games, gastronomy, biking, and hiking.
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Michael DUrso, MD

Michael D'Urso, MD

Hometown: Peabody, Mass.
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, rock climbing, and medical education.
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Zachary Flaming, DO

Zachary Flaming, DO

Hometown: Hood River, Ore.
Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, guitar, frisbee, and outdoor activities in general
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Bradee Gabel, MD

Bradee Gabel, MD

Hometown: Chillicothe, Mo.
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Hobbies/Interests: Music (playing piano and belting showtunes), volleyball, basketball, Chiefs football, and video games.
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Gregory Ginsburg, MD

Gregory Ginsburg, MD

Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
Medical School: New York Medical College
Hobbies/Interests: Golf, cooking, and seeing what the most "artisanal part" of Park Slope is.
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Eric Hassani, DO

Eric Hassani, DO

Hometown: Silver Spring, Md.
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Travel, international medicine, and EMS
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Matthew Lee, DO

Matthew Lee, DO

Hometown: Scarsdale, N.Y.
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, weight training, and coffee.
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Brian Shin, MD

Brian Shin, MD

Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Medical School: Florida Atlantic University (Schmidt)
Hobbies/Interests: Overwatch, visiting major US cities, and bolusing large amounts of food
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Ryan Sieli, MD

Ryan Sieli, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Hobbies/Interests: Live shows, comedy, exercise, meditation, traveling, and politics.
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Tiffany Trinh, MD

Tiffany Trinh, MD

Hometown: Houston, Texas
Medical School: Texas A & M College of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Baking, yoga, Pilates, shopping, makeup, and travel
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Lindsay Walker, MD

Lindsay Walker, MD

Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, hiking, sports medicine, and my dog, Lizzie.
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Ravi Wettasinghe, MD

Ravi Wettasinghe, MD

Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
Medical School: Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
Hobbies/Interests: Long-distance running, traveling, learning Spanish, surfing, and skateboarding.
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