Third Year Residents

Malathi Amarnath, DO

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina
Undergraduate Institute and Major/Minor: Emory University, BS – Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, BA – Economics
Medical School: William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional/Medical Areas of Interests/Future Aspirations: Pediatric/Adolescent medicine, international medicine
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Dance, hiking, baking, jigsaw puzzles
Why I chose UH Regional: Multiple rotation sites, especially for pediatric rotations; international medicine programs in Cleveland
Favorite Quote: “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”
“Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.”

Sana Haq, DO

Hometown: Hagerstown, MD
Undergraduate Institute and Major/Minor: Major: English, Minors: Biology, STIA (Science, Technology and International Affairs)
Medical School: PCOM
Professional/Medical Areas of Interest/Future Aspirations: Hospitalist medicine
Why I chose UH Regional: I chose UH Regional because of the community feel of both the hospital and the residency program as a whole. There is unparalleled exposure to excellent pediatric rotations at UHRBC; the range of experiences throughout the UH system (from academic to community to rural settings and from inpatient to ambulatory environments) provides a very comprehensive scope to the medical field; and the program as a whole (from scheduling to administration faculty) is supportive of each individual goal and thus works with you to personally make the most of your education and training. I couldn’t ask for a more supportive program!
Favorite Quote: “Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ante Tony Pletikosic, DO

Hometown: Kirtland, Ohio
Undergraduate Institute and Major/Minor: Case Western Reserve University, Major: Chemistry, Minors: Math and Psychology
Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional/Medical Areas of Interest/Future Aspirations: Sports Medicine/Primary Care
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Sports – football, soccer, basketball, baseball, golf, hunting/fishing/outdoor activities
Why I chose UH Regional: I chose it because of the community feel. I did not want to go to a large academic institution
Favorite Quote: “Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

Khon Truong, DO

Hometown: Vancouver, Washington
Undergraduate Institution and Major/Minor: Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry, Environmental Science, Psychology
Medical School: Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine
Professional/Medical Areas of Interest/Future Aspirations: I am still in the air of whether or not I will decide to do a fellowship. I am still getting the feel of things and see what interests me these coming few months.
Personal Interests/Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, eating, all sports, coffee, sleep, and restaurant hunting/hopping. Why I chose UH Regional: In terms of what I look for in a program are the programs course schedule, current resident’s personalities, and the location. I felt like this program fulfilled all of my requirements including 1) exposure to small, large, and rural population types, 2) residents that are happy and helpful, and 3) great food with a city full of champions!
Favorite Quote: “If you want to travel fast go by yourself; If you want to travel far you go with others.” – African Proverb

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