Internal Medicine Third-Year Residents

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Oviea Akpotaire, M.D.

Oviea Akpotaire , M.D.

Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Rice University - Bioengineering
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: General Medicine
Hobbies: Reading (mostly science fiction), cooking, and exploring new cities

Stefany Anderson, M.D.

Stefany Anderson, M.D.

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate Degree: University of Georgia - Psychology
Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine
Career Interests: Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Active church member, cooking, traveling, college football, and tailgating (Go Dawgs!)

Nivedita Arora, M.D.

Nivedita Arora, M.D.

Birthplace: Bisha, Saudi Arabia
Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College
Career Interests: General Medicine
Hobbies: Embroidery, knitting

Jessica Barnes, M.D.

Jessica Barnes, M.D.

Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut
Undergraduate Degree: Northwestern University - Biology and Psychology
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Graphite, pastel, oil, and acrylic art; piano, reading, tennis, running, golf

Ari Bennett, M.D.

Emiy Bowen, MD

Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida - Mathematics
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Running; playing piano and singing; playing golf; drawing, painting

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Alisha Bent, M.D.

Alisha Bent, M.D.

Birthplace: Orlando, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida - Nutritional Sciences (Pre-Med)
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Career Interests: Hematology/Oncology
Hobbies: Playing basketball, running, cooking Jamaican food

Johanna Busch, M.D., Ph.D.

Johanna Busch, M.D., Ph.D.

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania - Biology and English
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Career Interests: Hematology and Oncology
Hobbies: Piano, music, reading, and cooking
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Giuliana Cerro Chiang, M.D.

Giuliana Cerro Chiang, M.D.

Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
Career Interests: Gastroenterology, Critical Care
Hobbies: Creating new recipes; road trips; board games; podcasts; Jackson Pollock; Pilates and Zumba

Shahzad Chindhy, M.D.

Shahzad Chindhy, M.D.

Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin-Madison - Biochemistry; Psychology
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Travel, ethnic food, nature hikes, meditation, fitness and nutrition

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Taylor Derousseau, M.D.

Taylor Derousseau, M.D.

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Human Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Anything outdoors (golfing, hiking, saltwater fishing, biking, walking my dogs), reading, cooking, watching sports

Jennifer Fan, M.D.

Jennifer Fan, M.D.

Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - General Finance
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Career Interests: Hematology and Oncology
Hobbies: Reading, board games, video games, pub trivia, claymation

Laurette Femnou Mbuntum, M.D.

Laurette Femnou Mbuntum, M.D.

Birthplace: Yaounde, Cameroon
Undergraduate Degree: University of Maryland - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Dancing, singing in the church choir; travel, beauty and makeup application

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Joshua Gautney, M.D.

Joshua Gautney, M.D.

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Undergraduate Degree: University of Alabama - Biology
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary and Critical Care
Hobbies: Waterskiing, boating/sailing; cooking, BBQ competitions, spending time with my wife and dog

Katherine Gavinski, M.D., M.P.H.

Katherine Gavinski, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Undergraduate Degree: Washington University in St. Louis - Biology and Modern Dance
Medical School: University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Career Interests: Medical Education, General Medicine, Primary Care
Hobbies: Baking, dancing (hip hop, modern, and ballet), running, and crafting

Karl Gordon Patti, M.D.

Karl Gordon Patti, M.D.

Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: Duke University - Biology
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Chess, archery, golf

Chad Guenther, M.D.

Mehwish Ismaily, M.D.

Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa
Undergraduate Degree: University of Virginia
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Career Interests: Hematology and Oncology
Hobbies: Live music; playing piano, clarinet, and guitar; travel; and cooking

Eddie Hackler III, M.D.

Sarah Kiani, M.D.

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate Degree: Bowling Green State University - Biology
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Reading, travel, cooking, running, spending time with family and friends

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Allexa Hammond, M.D.

Allexa Hammond, M.D.

Birthplace: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: Rice University - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Career Interests: Hematology, Gastroenterology, General Medicine
Hobbies: Anthropology, exploring the outdoors, knitting, cooking/baking

Josephine Harrington, M.D.

Josephine Harrington, M.D.

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Degree: University of Massachusetts Amherst - Chemistry; Comparative Literature
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Avid cook, baker, and host; long-distance running; backpacking and hiking

Jake Hutto, M.D.

Jake Hutto, M.D.

Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Abilene Christian University - Biochemistry
Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Career Interests: Gastroenterology, Medical Education 
Hobbies: Basketball, running, traveling, snow skiing, camping, hiking

Brandon Jakubowski, M.D.

Lanna Little, M.D.

Birthplace: Austin, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Cellular Biology; Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Tennis, traveling, Formula 1 motorsport

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James Keeton, M.D.

James Keeton, M.D.

Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Abilene Christian University - Biochemistry
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Baseball, basketball, football, kayaking, archery, movies, music

Neil Keshvani, M.D.

Neil Keshvani, M.D.

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: Indiana University - Biochemistry, Economics, Political Science
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Basketball, reading, ultimate frisbee, international travel

Ananya Kondapalli, M.D.

Ananya Kondapalli, M.D.

Birthplace: Hyderabad, India
Undergraduate Degree: Rutgers University - Biological Sciences, Psychology
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Career Interests: General Medicine, Cardiology, Hematology and Oncology
Hobbies: Hiking, podcasts, reading, spinning, tennis, football

Allison Lange, M.D.

Allison  Lange, M.D.

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Undergraduate Degree: Duke University - Chemistry
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, and music

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Tiffany Lee, M.D.

Tiffany Lee, M.D.

Birthplace: Korea
Undergraduate Degree: University of California Berkeley - Integrative Biology
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Hiking, brunch/food, snowboarding, playing with my cat

Jenny Li, M.D.

Jenny Li, M.D.

Birthplace: Zhengzhou, China
Graduate Degree: Duke University - Biology and Neuroscience
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Career Interest: Oncology, Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Reading, Duke basketball, Broadway, playing instruments (6+), crafts/knitting, board games, playing with my dog

Grace Liu, M.D.

Grace Liu, M.D.

Birthplace: Tangshan, China
Undergraduate Degree: University of California Berkeley - Molecular and Cell Biology
Medical School: University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Career Interests: Hospital Medicine, Cardiology
Hobbies: Running, working out at the gym, baking, learning to cook, snowboarding, photography

An Lu , M.D.

An Lu , M.D.

Birthplace: Vietnam
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Arlington - Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Hospital Medicine, Medical Education
Hobbies: Playing with my dog, spending time with family, reading, watching movies, soccer, football

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John Marshall, M.D.

John Marshall, M.D.

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii
Undergraduate Degree: University of Washington - English, General Biology
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Mountaineering, photography, carpentry, metal work, rowing, tennis, snowboarding, piano

Nathaniel Meier, M.D.

Nathaniel Meier, M.D.

Birthplace: Boone, North Carolina
Undergraduate Degree: North Carolina State University - Physics
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology, Nephrology
Hobbies: Biking, and learning everything I can about the great state of Texas

Omer Mirza, M.D.

Omer Mirza, M.D.

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
Career Interests: Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Cooking, weightlifting, running

Christina Mosher, M.D.

Christina Mosher, M.D.

Birthplace: Plano, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Washington University in St. Louis - Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: General Internal Medicine - Medical Education, Rheumatology
Hobbies: Running, cooking, reading, traveling, playing piano

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Joseph Obi, Jr., M.D.

Joseph Obi, Jr, M.D.

Birthplace: Sarasota, Florida
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida - Biology
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Career Interests: Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Playing football and basketball, weight lifting, hiking, camping, beach/lake, breweries, volunteering

Joshua Parker, M.D.

Joshua Parker, M.D.

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Undergraduate Degree: University of Georgia - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Playing all sports, especially football, basketball, golf, and baseball; skiing; coaching various rec sports teams

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Adrian Peña, M.D.

Adrian Peña, M.D.

Birthplace: Laredo, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Baylor University - Neuroscience and Biochemistry
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Infectious Disease, Critical Care
Hobbies: Baseball, Olympic Taekwondo, playing guitar, history (baseball, WWI, religion)

Nagendra Pokala, M.D.

Nagendra Pokala, M.D.

Birthplace: Arlington, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Watching Dallas sports (Cowboys, Mavericks), cooking, fantasy football

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Christopher Puleo, M.D.

Christopher Puleo, M.D.

Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: Columbia University - Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Career Interests: Cardiology, Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Hiking, Ultimate Frisbee, traveling, and theater

Thomas Rose, M.D., M.P.H.

Thomas Rose, M.D., M.P.H.

Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee
Undergraduate Degree: Xavier University - Natural Sciences
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Hospitalist
Hobbies: Soccer, weight-lifting, reading

Deepika Satish, M.D.

Deepika Satish, M.D.

Birthplace: Buffalo, New York
Undergraduate Degree: Rice University - Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Indian classical dance, Tae Kwon Do, playing the violin, painting, playing with my dog Misty

Christopher Scoma, M.D.

Christopher Scoma, M.D.

Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida - Biology
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Running, watching movies, playing piano, relaxing at the pool, brunch

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Dheepa Sekar, M.D.

Dheepa Sekar, M.D.

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Undergraduate Degree: University of Pennsylvania - Bioengineering
Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Bharathanatyam (Indian classical dance), hiking, baking

Ahana Sen, M.D.

Ahana  Sen, M.D.

Undergraduate Degree: New York University - Neuroscience and Psychology
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Swimming, tennis, painting, knitting, embroidery, sketching, cooking, blogging, and traveling

Nimish Shah, M.D.

Nimish Shah, M.D.

Birthplace: Agawam, Massachusetts
Undergraduate Degree: Tufts University - Biology, Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Golf, DIY projects, gardening, board games, culinary experimentation, reading

Namrah Siddiq, M.D.

Namrah Siddiq, M.D.

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Biology and English
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Writing, traveling, theater, history trivia, and reading

Shawn Simek, M.D.

Shawn Simek, M.D.

Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia
Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida - Biological Sciences
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Career Interests: Cardiology
Hobbies: Avid fisherman and outdoor enthusiast; intramural soccer

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Jasmine Sukumar, M.D.

Jasmine Sukumar, M.D.

Birthplace: New York, New York
Undergraduate Degree: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine - Pre-Med
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Career Interests: Hematology and Oncology
Hobbies: Traveling, cooking ethnic cuisines, tennis, bhangra dancing

Christin-Lauren Tanksley, M.D.

Christin-Lauren Tanksley, M.D.

Birthplace: Detroit, MI
Undergraduate Degree: Xavier University of Louisiana - Biology
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Traveling, exploring new cultures, DIY projects, singing, bike riding, baking

Kristina Tzartzeva, M.D.

Kristina Tzartzeva, M.D.

Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Career Interests: Gastroenterology
Hobbies: Dancing, traveling, cooking, visiting with family/friends

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Akrithi Udupa, M.D.

Akrithi Udupa, M.D.

Birthplace: Abha, Saudi Arabia
Undergraduate Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University - Biology, Chemistry
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Traveling, reading, crime documentaries, picnics, fashion, dancing, cooking

Jennifer Wagner, M.D.

Jennifer Wagner, M.D.

Birthplace: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Undergraduate Degree: University of Wisconsin Madison - Biology, Spanish
Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Career Interests: Evolving
Hobbies: Playing the clarinet, bird-watching, speaking Spanish, golf

Danny Yang, M.D.

Danny Yang, M.D.

Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin - Biology
Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
Career Interests: Pulmonary, Critical Care
Hobbies: Guitar, aviation, aerospace, hiking, board games, video games

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