Current Residents


Alina Mitina, DO
 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

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


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

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, Simulation, Medical Education
Personal Interests: Hiking, swimming, volleyball, traveling, anything social


Younus Aqeel, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate: UC Irvine
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth         University
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, advocacy
Personal Interests: Travel, movies, walks, baking

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: University at Buffalo
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

Neil 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


Muaz Bhalli, MD
Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate: Houston Baptist University
Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences – El Paso
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, teaching
Personal Interests: Hiking, tennis, fiction books/comics

Monica Blundell, MD
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate: NYU and Columbia University
Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University
Academic Interests: Global Health, Ultrasound
Personal Interests: Travel, Cooking, hanging out with my cat Lila

Johnny Dang, DO
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Undergraduate: University of Washington
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Seton Hill
Academic Interests: Global emergency medicine, LGBTQ+ health, low-resource medicine, street medicine, toxicology
Personal Interests: DIY, fashion, MMA, visual culture, weird music

Rafey Iqbal, DO
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate: City College of New York
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, sports medicine, EMS
Personal Interests: Basketball, football, video games

Abilash Iyengar, MD
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate: Georgia State University
Medical School: St. Georges SOM
Academic Interests: Toxicology, Sports Medicine
Personal Interests: Basketball, football, music, video games, eating, traveling, literally anything and everything fun

Janice Lee, MD
Hometown: Cresskill, NJ
Undergraduate: Barnard College,
Columbia University
Medical School: St. George’s University
Academic Interests: Pediatrics, Community Health, Toxicology, Medical Education
Personal Interests: Swimming,                 Snowboarding, Skiing, Movies, Cooking, Reading, Travel

David Panfilov, DO
Hometown: Portland, OR
Undergraduate: Pacific University
Medical School: Western University of Health Science COMP NW
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, toxicology, resuscitation, trauma
Personal Interests: running, hiking, cruises, reading

Ilan Small, MD
Hometown: Chappaqua, NY
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Academic Interests: Sports, ultrasound, statistical modeling, global health
Personal Interests: tennis, soccer, NYC food markets, walking my golden retrievers

Alexandros Prokopiou, MD
Hometown: Queens, NY
Undergraduate: The City College of New York
Medical School: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Academic Interests: Medical education, global health, sports medicine
Personal Interests: soccer, exercise, food

Weston Ward, MD
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Undergraduate: Texas Tech University
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
Academic Interests: Ultrasound, Resuscitation, education
Personal Interests: Ice hockey, lifting, stand-up, philosophy, boardgames