Residents

Residents in the Otolaryngology Residency Program have impressive and diverse backgrounds. They genuinely like spending time together, including special events. Meet our PGY1 - PGY5 residents and alumni:

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Our Alumni

PGY1 Residents

Temitope Adeyeni

Temitope Adeyeni

Where I’m from: South Holland, IL
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical school: Loyola University Chicago—Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Diverse culture, Food scene, No traffic
Favorite restaurant: La Plaza tacos, Southern Cafe
Fun facts/hobbies: Movies, Reading, Food

Alec Bonifer

Alec Bonifer

Where I’m from: Saline, MI
Undergraduate: Michigan State University
Medical school: Wayne State University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Food, Lake Erie
Favorite restaurant: Guarino’s
Fun facts/hobbies: Fitness, watching sports, golf, boats

Eve Tranchito

Eve Tranchito

Where I’m from: Cleveland, OH
Undergraduate: Ohio State University
Medical school: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: my family, the food scene, Cleveland Sports, the Cleveland museum of art, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Favorite restaurant: Larder Delicatessen
Fun facts/hobbies: lacrosse, cooking, hiking, eating, running

De’Andre Warren

De’Andre Warren

Where I’m from: Santa Cruz, CA
Undergraduate: University of Chicago (Biology and East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Medical school: Loyola University Chicago - Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Being by the Lake
Favorite restaurant: Zanzibar
Fun facts/hobbies: I speak Spanish and Mandarin, I'm a surfing instructor, and I can beat box!

PGY2 Residents

Amanda Goslawski, MD

Where I'm from: Western Springs, Ill.
Undergraduate: Knox College
Medical school: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: It's a tie: West Side Market and Edgewater Beach
Favorite restaurant: Barrio
Fun facts/hobbies: Taking dance classes, furniture rehab, antiquing, reading, traveling, trying new restaurants

Gautam Korakavi, MD

Where I'm from: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical school: Central Michigan University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Great restaurant, nightlife. Broadway shows at Playhouse Square
Favorite restaurant: L'Albatros
Fun facts/hobbies: Traveling, golf, hiking, board games, cooking

Henna Murthy, MD

Where I’m from: Indianapolis
Undergraduate: Butler University
Medical school: Indiana University School of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: West Side Market, different cultures and food!
Favorite restaurant: Barrios Tacos
Fun facts/hobbies: Soccer, trying new breweries/restaurants, gardening, sleeping

Nilam Patel, MD

Where I'm from: Kansas City Mo. 
Undergraduate: University of Kansas
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Lake Erie and the food scene
Favorite restaurant: Astoria, Luxe
Fun facts/hobbies: Hot yoga, live music, cooking, baking, exploring the city

PGY3 Residents

Zachary Bennett, MD

Where I'm from: Dallas, Texas
Undergraduate: Louisiana State University
Medical school: Baylor College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Museums
Favorite restaurant: Mia Bella
Fun facts/hobbies: Guitar, Movies

Mark Frilling, MD

Where I'm from: Fort Loramie, Ohio
Undergraduate: University of Findlay
Medical school: University of Toledo College of Medicine
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Metroparks, The Flats in the summertime, great brewery scene
Favorite restaurant: Vero
Fun facts/hobbies: Boating, Slow-pitch softball, Basketball, Sporting events, Music

Benjamin Johnson, MD

Where I'm from: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical school: University of New Mexico
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Metroparks
Favorite restaurant: Vero Pizza Napoletana
Fun facts/hobbies: Rock climbing, Biking, Reading, Traveling, Running

Richard Muller, MD

Where I'm from: Nashville, Tenn.
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Medical school: University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Affordability, West Side Market, Metroparks
Favorite restaurant: Mia Bella
Fun facts/hobbies: Hiking, Running, UNC Basketball, Live music

PGY4 Residents

Kate Clancy, MD

Where I'm from: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Undergraduate: Case Western Reserve University
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: the CAVS
Favorite restaurant: Momocho, Barroco, Edison's Pub & Kitchen
Fun facts/hobbies: basketball, sampling new restaurants, travel, kickboxing

Chelsea Hamill, MD

Where I'm from: St. Louis, Mo.
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Medical school: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Favorite thing about Cleveland: West Side Market
Favorite restaurant: iHOP
Fun facts/hobbies: I love to go out with friends and family to explore new places and try new restaurants! In my free time I love knitting, playing the piano, barre workouts and yoga.

Jonathon Vargo, MD

Where I'm from: Michigan
Undergraduate: The University of Michigan
Medical school: Case Western Reserve University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: The lakes and parks
Favorite restaurant: Pier W
Fun facts/hobbies: Swimming, biking, soccer

Michael Weber, MD

Where I'm from: Greeley, Colo.
Undergraduate: Baylor University
Medical school: Northeast Ohio Medical University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Fall leaves, Lake Erie, no traffic
Favorite restaurant: Rosewood Grill
Fun facts/hobbies: Piano, fly fishing, boating, wakeboarding, snowboarding

PGY5 Residents

Anish Abrol, MD

Where I'm from: Grand Blanc, Mich.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical school: Wayne State University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Metroparks, Cleveland Museum of Art, awesome restaurants
Favorite restaurant: Dante
Fun facts/hobbies: Golfing, basketball, reading, cooking

Armine Kocharyan, MD

Where I'm from: Armenia
Undergraduate: Yerevan State Medical University
Medical school: Yerevan State Medical University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Lake Erie
Favorite restaurant: Maggiano's
Fun facts/hobbies: Diving, pottery, tennis, design, hiking, traveling/exploring different cultures

Rachel Kominsky, MD

Where I'm from: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical school: Temple University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Exploring the many unique neighborhoods; easy access to outdoor activities
Favorite restaurant: L'Albatros
Fun facts/hobbies: Running, yoga, cooking, hiking/camping, travel

Blake Szelestey, MD

Where I'm from: Dayton, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical school: Wright State University
Favorite thing about Cleveland: Great restaurants of all types, Metroparks, Cavs
Favorite restaurant: Geraci's, Sweet Melissa
Fun facts/hobbies: Spending time with my wife and son, golf, running, motocross

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