- 2021-2022 Sleep Medicine Fellowship Fellows
Neda Najimi, MD
Dr. Najimi graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine. Afterwards she completed a transitional year at Blake Medicine Center before completing her Neurology residency at Howard University Hospital, in Washington, D.C.
Currently: Practicing in Washington D.C.
Nicoleta Olteanu, MD
Dr. Olteannu graduated from Universitatea de Medicin I Farmacie Carol Davila Facultatea de Medicin (School of Medicine). She then completed her Internal Medicine/Pediatric residency at the Metro Health Medical Center.
Currently: Practicing in Ohio
Faisal Qadir, MD
Dr. Qadir graduated from Aga Khan University, Medical College in Pakistan. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic before then completing his Pulmonary, Critical Care fellowship at Metro Health Medical Center, also in Cleveland, Ohio.
Currently: Practicing in Ohio.
Zachary Richens, DO
Dr. Richens graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He then completed his Family Medicine residency at University Hospitals, Regional Medical Center.
Currently: Practicing in Michigan.
- 2020-2021 Sleep Medicine Fellowship Fellows
Omar Jaradat, MD
Dr. Jaradat is a graduate of Jordan University of Science and Technology Faculty of Medicine. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at Mercy One Des Moines
Currently: Dr. Jaradat is currently in a Pulmonary, Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Anupamjeet Sekhon, MBBS
Dr. Sekhon graduated from the Government Medical College Amritsar Medical School. She then completed her Family Medicine residency at DeTar Family Medicine Center.
Currently: Practicing in California.
Zachary Strumpf, MD
Dr. Strumpf completed medical school at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Strumpf also completed a Sleep Medicine Fellowship here at University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center.
Currently: Dr. Strumpf is currently in a Pulmonary, Critical Care Fellowship, here at University Hospitals, Cleveland Medical Center.
Madhuri Uppalapati, MD
Dr. Uppalapati graduated St James School of Medicine, medical school followed by her Family Medicine residency at the Geisinger Health Systems.
Currently: Practicing in Illinois.
- 2018-2019 Sleep Medicine Fellowship Fellows
Keisha D. Sullivan, D.O., MBA
Dr. Sullivan is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is currently a Resident in Family Medicine at University Hospitals Regional Medical Center - Richmond, Richmond Heights, Ohio. Ms. Sullivan did a 4-week rotation in Sleep Medicine at the UHCMC Main Campus in March, 2017.
Current Position: Comprehensive Sleep Care Center, Leesburg VA, as a sleep medicine specialist
Prashant James, MD
Dr. James is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada. He is currently a Resident in Internal Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital - Yale Affiliate in Waterbury, CT.
Current Position: Adventis Heath Pulmonary Group, Portland, OR, as a sleep medicine specialist
Eileen Hai Hauat Wong, MD
Dr. Wong is a graduate of University of Santo-Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Philippines. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL. Dr. Wong has worked as an Internal Medicine Physician at Via Christi Clinic in Wichita.
Current Position: UHPG, University Hospitals Geneva Medical Center, Geneva, OH.
Denise Dewald, MD
Dr. Dewald is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. She did her residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at University of Illinois at Chicago. She also pursued a Fellowship in Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease. She was a managing physician in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at ACCESS Community Health Network in Chicago, IL.
Current Position: Research Fellow in Case Sleep Medicine Epidemiology and Physiology T32 Training Grant. Community Practice Group, Richmond VA, as a sleep medicine specialist
Fazia Khalid, MD
Dr. Khalid is a graduate of King Edward Medical University, Pakistan. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-McKeesport. She worked for 2 years in the Department of Pediatric Pulmonology at Case Western Reserve University under the guidance of Dr. Benjamin Gaston.
Current Position: Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, MetroHealth Medical Center.