Current Residents

CHIEF RESIDENTS

portrait of Doctor Bilal Zeftawi

Bilal Zeftawi, MD
Hometown: Farmington, MI
Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Medical Education
Personal Interests: Basketball, Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Biking, Jogging

portrait of Doctor Curtis Marino

Curtis Marino, DO
Hometown: Pittsburg, PA
Undergraduate: Duquesne University
Medical School: Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine
Personal Interests: The EM staples: snowboarding, rock climbing, etc. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Learning and bombarding others with random nature and/or history facts.

PGY-3

portrait of Doctor Lisa Chan

Lisa Chan, MD
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley
Medical School: Quinnipiac University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Simulation
Personal Interests: Cooking, gardening, video games, Pokémon Go, exploring local favorites, traveling/cruise boating

portrait of Doctor Nathan Denicoff

Nathan Denicoff, MD
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Undergraduate: Yeshiva University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Healthcare policy, quality improvement
Personal Interests: Biking, hiking, reading, podcasts, Washington DC sports

portrait of Doctor Harry Hong

Hieu “Harry” Hong, MD
Hometown: Vietnam
Undergraduate: Wayne State University
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, toxicology
Personal Interests: Hiking, exercise, traveling

portrait of Doctor Daniel Laub

Daniel Laub, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: UC Santa Barbara
Medical School: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness medicine, toxicology, HIV/AIDS
Personal Interests: Working out, yoga, volleyball, LGBTQ, History

portrait of Doctor Jaison Medayil

Jaison Medayil, DO
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Undergraduate: SUNY Geneseo
Medical School: New York Institute of Technology School of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Medical education, sports medicine, ultrasound, critical care
Personal Interests: Basketball, football, listening to podcasts, Marvel superheroes, story time with friends at Applebees 1/2 price apps

portrait of Doctor Ilana Rosner

Ilana Rosner, DO
Hometown: New Rochelle, NY
Undergraduate: Mount Holyoke College
Medical School: Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, toxicology, addiction medicine
Personal Interests: Running, spending time with my kids, forcing them to do outdoor activities with me, hiking, indoor rock climbing, teaching myself to play guitar.

portrait of Doctor Collin Tebo

Collin Tebo, MD
Hometown: New York City
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine, toxicology, critical care, global health
Personal Interests: Surfing, finance, motor cycles, boxing

PGY-2

Iman Aly, MD
Hometown: Washington, DC
Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: The George Washington University, School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Community and Urban Health, International Medicine
Personal Interests: Horseback riding and jumping, Arabic poetry, skiing, knitting, and iPhone photography

Kathryn Kimpel, MD
Hometown: Tacoma, WA
Undergraduate: Bryn Mawr College
Medical School: University of Washington
Academic Interests: MedEd, Social EM
Personal Interests: Ballet dancing, hiking, reading, true crime

Nitin Kuppanda, MD
Hometown: Corona, CA
Undergraduate: Claremont McKenna College
Medical School: George Washington University
Academic Interests: Pediatric EM, Disaster Medicine
Personal Interests: Exploring food scenes, watching competition shows (particularly cooking shows), scuba diving, tennis

Alina Mitina, DO
Hometown:
 Thousand Oaks, CA

Undergraduate: California State University Channel Islands
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Geriatrics
Personal Interests: Exercise, the outdoors, reading

Joseph O’Keefe, MD
Hometown: Malden, MA
Undergraduate: Boston University
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Wellness
Personal Interests: Live music, quirky films, working out

Xavier Quezada, MD, MPH
Hometown: Framingham, MA
Undergraduate: Boston University
MPH: Boston University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Trauma, EMS, Wellness
Personal Interests: Hip Hop dancing, exploring NYC, Tik Tok-ing, Painting, Hamilton, Karaoke

Heather Schlaman, MD
Hometown: Bothell, WA
Undergraduate: Walla Walla University
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Academic Interests: Wilderness Medicine, Pediatric EM, Sports Medicine
Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, climbing, board games with friends

Anum Shahab, MD
Hometown: Canton, MI
Undergraduate: University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, global health, ultrasound
Personal Interests: Cooking and exploring restaurants, traveling, road trips, makeup/fashion, the stock market, naps, outdoor activities (hiking, biking, etc)

Maria Tran, DO, MS
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate: University of Rochester
MS: Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences
Medical School: Kansas City University School of Medicine and Biosciences
Academic Interests: Disaster Medicine, Social EM, Wellness
Personal Interests: Muay Thai Kickboxing, running, snowboarding, cooking, trying to be a Yelp Elite foodie, traveling, reading, video games, listening to podcasts

Thomas Weiss, MD
Hometown: Freeland, MI
Undergraduate: Grand Valley State University
Medical School: Central Michigan University College of Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Critical Care, Resuscitation, Wellness
Personal Interests: Hiking, swimming, volleyball, traveling, anything social

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PGY-1

Alyssa “Michal” Auerbach, DO
Hometown: West Hempstead, NY
Undergraduate: Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University
Medical School: NYIT
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, medical education
Personal Interests: Chill hiking, traveling, stress baking, podcast listening, impromptu paint night-ing

Liz Fordhal, DO
Hometown: Oakley, CA
Undergraduate: University of California, Santa Cruz
Medical School: Western University of Health Sciences
Academic Interests: Critical care, medical education, aerospace medicine
Personal Interests: Crafting/building/painting, true crime, puzzles, pasta

Avi Ginsburg, DO
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: University of Maryland, College Park
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, critical care, medical education
Personal Interests: Video games, reading, spending time with family 

Jennifer Goldston, DO
Hometown: Scarsdale, NY
Undergraduate: The George Washington University
Medical School: Touro COM-Harlem
Academic Interests: Improving health literacy, trauma and critical care, ultrasound
Personal Interests: Karaoke, cooking, baking, wine, animals

Mateen Haroon, DO
Hometown: East Amherst
Undergraduate: 
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Trauma, health policy
Personal Interests: Music (especially heavy metal), football, soccer, videogames

Sam Miller, MD
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Tulane University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Wilderness medicine, global health, ultrasound
Personal Interests: International travel, mountaineering, surfing, running, eating good food

Matt Mocol, MD
Hometown: Waconia, MN
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, critical care, medical education
Personal Interests: Exercising, sports, outdoor activities, travel, gaming (everything from video games to MtG and DnD), history, writing

Neal R Parekh, MD
Hometown: Union City, NJ
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: The George Washington University School of Medicine
Academic Interests: Critical care, pain management, toxicology
Personal Interests: Cryptocurrency, coffee/tea, DIY projects

Jazmin Sevilla, MD
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Undergraduate: Loyola Marymount University
Medical School: Meharry Medical College
Academic Interests: Social EM, physician wellness, criminal justice reform
Personal Interests: Karaoke, working out, cooking, traveling, exploring pinterest