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ROSS GRADS EARN CHIEF RESIDENT SPOTS FOR 2018-2019 RESIDENCY YEAR

Hundreds of Ross University School of Medicine graduates started residency training in July 2018. In the meantime, many of our graduates who are already deep in their training have earned the distinction of being named chief residents for the 2018-2019 year.


Chief residents are entrusted with developing clinical rotation schedules, performing administrative duties, and supervising junior residents, among other responsibilities.

 

ANESTHESIOLOGY

  • Matt Wade, MD, Loyola University Medical Center, Illinois

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

  • Danielle Sanchez, MD, Brookdale Hospital and Medical Center, New York
  • George Ubinas, MD, University of Missouri, Missouri
  • Rakesh Doshetty, MD, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Medical Center, Illinois
  • Stephanie Zguris, MD, Michigan State University, Michigan

 

FAMILY MEDICINE

  • Alana Piersanti, MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Mississippi
  • Anvinderjeet Pannu, MD, Mercy Medical Center - Merced CA, California
  • Cresandra Corbin, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson, New Jersey
  • David Carstens, MD, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia
  • Dharti Panara, MD, CentraState Medical Center, New Jersey
  • Geoffrey Beck, MD, Mercy Medical Center - Merced CA, California
  • Janet Barkhou, MD, MercyHealth Family Medicine Residency Program, Wisconsin
  • John Travis Nelson, MD, Virginia Tech Carilion Clinic, Virginia
  • Justin Stenqust, MD, St. Josephs Hospital and Medical Center, Dignity Health, Arizona
  • Morgan Shier, MD, Providence Hood River Rural Training Program, Rhode Island
  • Nayab Rifat, MD, University of Texas, Houston, Texas
  • Richard Veerman, MD, ETSU Family Medicine, Tennessee
  • Vanessa Fernandez, MD, Hoboken University Medical Center, New Jersey
  • Zhen Geng, MD, WMU School of Medicine, Michigan
  • Gilchris Burton, MD, Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center, New Jersey
  • Raquel Espinosa, MD, Kaiser Riverside Family Medicine Residency, California
  • Yazdaan Juma, MD, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minnesota

 

GENERAL SURGERY

  • Yana Puckett, MD, TexasTech University Health Sciences Center, Texas

 

INTERNAL MEDICINE

  • Colleen Caprio, MD, Florida Atlantic Center, Florida
  • Jackie Smalls, MD, East Carolina University -  Brody School of Medicine, North Carolina
  • Lindsey Orr, MD, University of Connecticut, Connecticut
  • Luba Muaddi, MD, Flroida State University COM at TMH, Florida
  • Nathan Collins, MD, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, California
  • Paul Yeung-Lai-Wah, MD, Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin
  • Roberto Swazo, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine South Campus, Arizona
  • Sohaib Gilani, MD, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital - Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Tejal Mistry, MD, Univeristy of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Texas
  • Andleeb Sherazi, MD, Brookdale Hospital, New York
  • Eddie Abney, MD, UT Austin Dell Medical Center, Texas
  • Maggie Meier, MD, St. Luke's Hospital, Pennsylvania

 

NEUROLOGY

  • Olinda Pineda, MD, Duke University School of Medicine, North Carolina

 

OB/GYN

  • Kelly McFarland, MD, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mary Nokkaew, MD, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, Tennessee

 

Pediatric Medicine

  • Gary King, MD, University of Kansas Wichita, Kansas
  • Jeswin John, MD, University of Tennessee - Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Kristen Bortolin, MD, Victoria Hospital Childrens Hospital of Western Ontario, Ontario
  • Matthew Davis, MD, University of Buffalo, New York

 

PSYCHIATRY

  • Kanaka Meyyazhagan, MD, Morehouse Medical, Georgia
  • Salma Rashan, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas

 

Radiology

  • Amrit Hansra, MD, University of Arizona, Arizona