Alumni Profiles

Huy Ly, MD

Huy Ly

Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Rahul Raghu, MD

Rahul Raghu

Academic Chief Resident
Medical School: Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
Internship: Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose CA

Ayesha Shariff, MD

Ayesha Shariff

Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM
Prelim: Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico

Andrew Siedlecki

Andrew Siedlecki

Administrative Chief Resident
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH
Internship: Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Patrick Pham, MD

Patrick Pham

Surgical Chief Resident
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Internship: Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Haoxing Chen, MD

Haoxing Chen

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Internship: Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

2019 Resident Alumni

Anais Carniciu, MD

Anais L Carniciu

Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY
MD: Stony Brook University SOM, Stony Brook, NY

John Liu, MD

John Liu

Internship: Carney Hospital, Dorchester, MA
MD: Tufts University, SOM, Medford, MA

Gustavo Munguba, MD

Gustavo C Munguba

Internship: University of Miami Preliminary Year Residency Program, Miami, FL
MD: University of Miami, Miami, FL

Jaehong Han, MD

Jaehong Han

Internship: Summa Akron City Preliminary Year Residency Program, Akron, OH
MD: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Kelsi Greider, MD

Kelsi Greider

Internship: UCLA Preliminary Year Residency Program, LA, CA
MD: Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

Eric Chan, MD

Eric Chan

Internship: Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Los Angeles, CA
MD: UCLA SOM, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Resident Alumni

Katarzyna Brodowska, MD

Katarzyna Brodowska, MD

Internship: Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
MD: Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
Fellowship: Retina, University Of Pittsburgh, PA

Nathan Carpenter, MD

Nathan Carpenter, MD

Internship: Sanford Health System, Fargo, ND
MD: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND
Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin

Jane Caty, MD

Jane Caty, MD

Internship: Brown Alpert Medical School, Providence, RI
MD: University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY
Fellowship: Cornea, Bascom Plamer, Florida

Brian Chon, MD

Brian Chon, MD

Internship: Macneal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
MD: Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship: Oculoplastics, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio

Abayomi Fabunmi, MD

Abayomi Fabunmi, MD

Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
MD: Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Fellowship: Glaucoma, McGhee Eye Institute, OK

Tamer Hadi, MD

Tamer Hadi, MD

Internship: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN
MD: Medical School of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA
Fellowship: Retina, University of California, Irvine, CA

2017 Resident Alumni

Musa Abdelaziz, MD

Musa Abdelaziz, MD

Internship: Preliminary Year, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
MD: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Christina Kytasy, MD

Christina Kytasty, MD

Internship: Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Majid Amir Moarefi, MD

Majid Amir Moarefi, MD

Internship: Preliminary Year in Internal Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
MD: Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL

Achal Petal, MD

Achal Patel, MD

Internship: Transitional Year Residency Program, Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Inc., Tucson, AZ
MD: Boston University, Boston, MA

Mahdi Rostamizadeh, MD

Mahdi Rostamizadeh, MD

Internship: Transitional Year Program, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
MD: The Commonwealth Medical College, Scranton, PA

Michael Smit, Do

Michael Smit, DO

Internship: Transitional Year Residency Program, Summa Health System, Akron, OH
MD: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, Yakima, WA

2016 Resident Alumni

Mahmoud El-Yassir, MD

Mahmoud El-Yassir, MD

Internship: Wayne State University Transitional Year Residency Program, Rochester, MI
MD: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED), Rootstown, OH

Louis K. Hirsh, MD

Louis K. Hirsh, MD

Internship: Kaiser Oakland Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Oakland, CA
MD: Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Kaneil Y. Lee, MD

Daniel Y. Lee, MD

Internship: Lankenau Medical Center Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Irina Livshitz, MD

Irina Livshitz, MD

Internship: Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Amanda H . Tang, MD

Amanda H. Tang, MD

Internship: Preliminary Internal Medicine Program, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
MD: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Rui Zhang, MD

Rui Zhang, MD

Internship: Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
MD: CWRU School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

2015 Resident Alumni

Charline Boente, MD

Charline Boente, MD

Internship: Preliminary Internal Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
MD: University of Illinois COM, IL
BS: Tufts University, Medford, MA

Natalie Cheung, MD

Natalie C. Cheung, MD

Internship: Preliminary Surgery Program at Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
MD: Brown University, Alpert, MS
MS: Boston University, Boston, MA
BA: Tufts University, Medford, MA

Michael Greenwood, MD

Michael D. Greenwood, MD

Internship: University of North Dakota, Transitional Year Residency Program, Fargo, ND
MD: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND
BS: University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Shipra Gupta, MD

Shipra Gupta, MD

Internship: UPMC Montefiore/Presbyterian, Transitional Year Program, Pittsburgh, PA
MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
BA: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

William Potthoff, MD

William P. Potthoff, MD

Internship: Oakwood Hospital, Transitional Year Program, Dearborn, MI
MD: University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
BS: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Julieta Ryder, MD

Julieta Ryder, MD

Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
BS: University of Miami, Oxford, OH

2014 Resident Alumni

Marina Eisenberg, MD

Marina Eisenberg, MD

Internship: St. John’s Providence Hospital, Transitional Year Program, Southfield, MI
MD: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
BS: Boston University, Boston, MA

Christine Funke, MD

Christine Funke, MD

Internship: Resurrection Medical Center, Transitional Year Program, Chicago, IL
MD: Rush Medical College of Rush University, Chicago, IL
BS: University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Jessica Lee, MD

Jessica Lee, MD

Internship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Internal Medicine Program, Bronx, NY
MD: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
BS: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Tamar Shafran, MD

Tamar Shafran, MD

Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, New York, NY
MD: Tel Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine, NY Program
BS: New York University, New York, NY

Sarah Smith, MD

Sarah Smith, MD

Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Cleveland, OH
MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
MS: Biological Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
BS: Mount Union College, Alliance, OH

Xiaolin (Lynn) Zhang

Xiaolin (Lynn) Zhang, MD

Internship: Lehigh Valley Hospital, Transitional Year Program, Allentown, PA
MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
BS: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2013 Resident Alumni

Homaira Ayesha Hossain, MD

Homaira Ayesha Hossain, MD

Internship: University of Tennessee Medical Center, Transitional Year Program, Knoxville, TN
MD: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
BS: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

O'Rese J. Knight, MD

O’Rese J. Knight, MD

Internship: University of Miami/Jackson Medical Center, Surgery Preliminary Program, Miami, FL
Glaucoma Research Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
MD: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
BS: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

Joseph Nezgoda, MD

Joseph T. Nezgoda, MD

Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Transitional Year Program, Philadelphia, PA
MD: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
MBA: Rutgers University, Newark/New Brunswick, NJ
BS: Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Camille Palma, MD

Camille V. Palma, MD

Internship: Baylor College of Medicine, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Houston, TX
MD: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
BS: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Karen Rudo, MD

Karen M. Rudo, MD

Internship: St. Elizabeth Health Center, Transitional Year Program, Youngstown, OH
MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
BS: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Reena Vaswani, MD

Reena S. Vaswani, MD

Internship: University of Maryland-Baltimore, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Baltimore, MD
MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
BS: Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Resident Alumni

Elisa Bala, MD

Elisa Bala, MD

Fellowship: Glaucoma, CCF Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, OH
Internship: University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Cleveland, OH
MD: Tirana University School of Medicine, Tirana, Albania
MS: Clinical Epidemiology, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Donghai Ho, MD

Donghai V. Ho, MD

Practice: Dayton Eye Associates, Dayton, OH
Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Cleveland, OH
MD: University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY
BS: University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Mehul Nagarsheth, MD

Mehul H. Nagarsheth, MD

Fellowship: Glaucoma, New England Eye Center, Tufts University, Boston, MA
Internship: Drexel University/Hahnemann Hospital, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Holly Simpson, MD

Holly C. Simpson, MD

Practice: University Ophthalmology Associates, Inc., South Euclid, OH
Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Transitional Year Program, Philadelphia, PA
MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
BA: Connecticut College, New London, CT

Minh Vo, MD

Minh N. Vo, MD

Fellowship: Cornea, Shiley Eye Center, UCSD, San Diego, CA
Internship: University of California-Irvine, Internal Medicine Preliminary Program, Orange, CA
MD: Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
BA: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Scott Yeates,MD

Scott W. Yeates, MD

Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Storm Eye Institute, MUSC, Charleston, SC
Internship: Riverside Methodist Hospital, Transitional Year Program, Columbus, OH
MD: Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
BS: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

2009 Resident Alumni

Matt Albright, MD

Matt Albright

MD: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Internship: Summa Health System at Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH
BS: Biomedical Science, Auburn University

Allan Bogdan, MD

Allan Bogdan

MD: American University of the Caribbean, Cupecoy, St. Maarten, N.A.
Fellowship: FC Blodi Eye Pathology Laboratory, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Internship: AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ
BS: Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ

Beth Hengst Gillespie, MD

Beth Hengst Gillespie

MD: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: MetroHealth Hospital, Cleveland, OH
BS: Biochemistry/Biology, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

Gene (Aidan) Johnson, MD

Gene (Aidan) Johnson

MD: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Internship: Akron General Hospital, Akron, OH
BS: Biology/Russian Translation, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Jana Kuo, MD

Jana Kuo

MD: George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Internship: University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
BA: Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Rahul Reddy, MD

Rahul Reddy

MD: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Internship: Akron General Hospital, Akron, OH
MHS: Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
BS: Biology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

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