University Hospitals’ Dermatology Residents

THIRD Year Dermatology Residents

Sayeeda Ahsanuddin, MD

Sayeeda Ahsanuddin, MD

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Undergrad: Harvard University
Med school: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internship: Western Reserve Health Education
Research interest: Medical dermatology

Erica A. Brotzman, DO

Erica A. Brotzman, DO

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia
Undergrad: University of Richmond (Richmond, VA)
Med school: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine (Buies Creek, NC)
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research interest: Medical education, psychiatric co-morbidities in dermatology

Benjamin Farthing, DO

Benjamin Farthing, DO

Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Undergrad: Butler University (Indianapolis)
Med school: Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research interest: Pharmaceutical research and development, Medical Dermatology, Vitiligo

Luisa Christensen, MD

Luisa Christensen, MD

Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Undergrad: University of California
Med school: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Research fellowship: Cutaneous Oncology Fellowship, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Research interest: Medical dermatology, cutaneous oncology

Maggie Hammond, MD

Maggie Hammond, MD

Hometown: Provo, Utah
Undergrad: University of Washington
Med school: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center Preliminary Medicine
Research interest: Dermatitis, Quality Improvement, Medical Education

Samantha Polly, MD

Samantha Polly, MD

Hometown: Memphis, Tennessee
Undergrad: Bowdoin College
Med school: University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Internship: Western Reserve Health Education
Research interest: Medical Dermatology

SECOND Year Dermatology Residents

Sakeena Fatima, MD

Sakeena Fatima, MD

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Undergrad: Wayne State University
Med School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Internship: Wayne State University
Research Interest: Medical Dermatology, Medical Education

Rachel Giesey, DO

Rachel Giesey, DO

Hometown: Hudson, Ohio
Undergrad: Case Western Reserve University
Med school: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interests: CTCL, Patient Education, Osteopathic Principles

Joseph Kamel, DO

Joseph Kamel, DO

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergrad: California State University, Fullerton
Med School: Western University of Health Sciences
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals
Research Interest: Psoriasis, Quality of Life Assessments, Cost-Effective Therapy

Habib Khan, MD

Habib Khan, MD

Hometown: Northville, MI
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Med School: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Research Interest: Genodermatoses

Melissa A. Levoska, MD

Melissa A. Levoska, MD

Hometown: Novi, MI
Undergrad: University of Michigan
Med School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Internship: Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Hospital
Fellowship: NIH Medical Research Scholars Program
Research Interest: Cutaneous Oncology, Procedural Dermatology, Mohs Surgery, Laser Surgery, Oncodermatology and Medical Education

Sheena T. Hill, MD, MPH

Sheena T. Hill, MD, MPH

Hometown: New York, NY
Undergrad: Case Western Reserve University
Med School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internship: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Research Interest: Racial Disparities, Melanoma, Quality Improvement

First Year Dermatology Residents

Yujie Linda Liou, DO

Yujie Linda Liou, DO

Hometown: Diamond Bar, CA
Undergrad: University of California, San Diego
Med school: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie PA
Clinical Research Fellowship: Contact Dermatitis Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota
Internship: Transitional Year at University Hospitals Regional Hospitals, Richmond Heights, OH
Research interest: Contact dermatitis, Osteopathic medical education, inter-professional education

Scott Mahlberg, D.O.

Scott Mahlberg, DO

Hometown: Loveland, CO
Undergrad: University of Colorado at Boulder
Med school: Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA
Internship: University Hospitals Regional Hospitals, Richmond Heights, OH
Research interest: Antimicrobial stewardship, Medical Education, Healthcare delivery

Rebecca Sarac, M.D.

Rebecca Sarac, MD

Hometown: Orange, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State University
Med school: Tulane University School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Research interests: pigmented lesions, total body photography, dermoscopy

Akua Sarfo, M.D., Ph.D.

Akua Sarfo, MD, PhD

Hometown: York, PA
Undergrad: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: Penn State College of Medicine
Internship: Geisinger Bloomsburg Transitional Year
Research interest: Skin of color, Hidradenitis suppurativa

Kelly Scarberry, M.D.

Kelly Scarberry, MD

Hometown: Dayton, OH
Undergrad: Ohio State University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Research interest: Cutaneous Oncology, Medical Education

Kory P. Schrom, M.D.

Kory P. Schrom, MD

Hometown: Kent, OH
Undergrad: Kent State University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Internship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Research interest: Pediatric Dermatology, Medical Dermatology

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