We value interpersonal relationships as much as we value education. These collaborative relationships are strengthened through both professional experiences and getting to know our residents outside the workplace.

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Current Residents

Class of 2020

Luke Apisa, MD

Hometown: Gambrills, MD; Dayton, OH
Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University SOM

Abraham Feshazion, MD, MPH, PharmD

Hometown: New Haven, CT
Undergraduate: University of Connecticut
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Julieta Lacey, MD

Hometown: Hermosillo, Sonora (Mexico) and Dearborn, MI
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

Ross McDermott, MD

Hometown: Bowling Green, OH
Undergraduate: Miami University (OH)
Medical School: Ohio State University

Nicholas Parmar, MD, MS

Hometown: Queensbury, NY
Undergraduate: Colgate Univetsity
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University

Janel Paukovits, MD

Hometown: Northampton, PA
Undergraduate: La Salle University
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine

Chris Peluso, DO, FAWM

Hometown: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Undergraduate: University of Arkansas
Medical School: Des Moines University COM
Hobbies and Interests: Cooking/baking, running/lifting, bourbon tasting, traveling, hiking

Nikolas Sekoulopoulos, MD

Hometown: Amherst, OH
Undergraduate: University of Akron
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Daniel Summers, MD MPH

Hometown: Nashville, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Andrew Veverka, MD

Hometown: Randolph, OH
Undergraduate: The University of Akron
Medical School: The University of Toledo

Class of 2021

Zean Chen, MD

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate: Boston College
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh SOM

Jordan Hitchens, DO

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine

Stephanie Hutchinson, DO

Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara
Medical School: A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona

Yasmin Moftakhar, MD

Hometown: West Chester, OH
Undergraduate: Kent State University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Zachary Rasmussen, MD

Hometown: Independence, IA
Undergraduate: University of Iowa
Medical School: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Zeinab Shafie-Khorassani, DO

Hometown: Dearborn, MI
Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Leyya Suleman-Civis, MD

Hometown: Plano, TX
Undergraduate: University of Texas at Dallas
Medical School: UT Southwestern

Blain Tesfaye, MD

Hometown: Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Undergraduate: The College of Wooster
Medical School: Rush Medical College

Laura Throckmorton, MD

Hometown: Miamisburg, OH
Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Cincinnati

Alexander Votruba, MD

Nickname: Alex
Hometown: Gates Mills, OH
Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University

Class of 2022

Emergency Medicine Residents

Jenny Caprez, DO

Hometown: Chesterland, OH
Undergraduate: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

Emily Craft, DO

Hometown: Roanoke, VA
Undergraduate: Virginia Tech
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Virginia Campus

Cameron Crandall, MD

Hometown: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Undergraduate: University of Idaho
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University

Matt Mullins, MD

Hometown: Youngstown, OH
Undergraduate: Youngstown State University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Haley Durdella, DO

Hometown: Mayfield, OH
Undergraduate: Notre Dame College
Medical School: Ohio University - Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Deniz Eren, MD

Hometown: Lorain, OH
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: University of Toledo School of Medicine

Anna Harned, MD

Hometown: Indianapolis, IN
Undergraduate: Indiana University
Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

Ray Jabola, DO

Hometown: Aurora, CO
Undergraduate: University of Colorado
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Leonard Keller, MD

Hometown: Edgewood, KY
Undergraduate: University of Dayton
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University

Josiah Smith, MD

Hometown: Hartville, OH
Undergraduate: Malone University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

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