Meet Our Residents

Fourth-Year Residents


Neyra Azimov headshot

Neyra Azimov, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: born in Baku, raised in Brooklyn
  • Undergraduate: Brooklyn College
  • Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine

In my spare time I like documentaries, plants, picnicking.

 


Giuseppe Carotenuto, MD

  • Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Undergraduate: Columbia University
  • Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine

In my spare time I like to spend time with my kids, play soccer, and explore NYC.


Nitasha Dhiman, MD, MPH (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: Albertson, NY
  • Undergraduate: University of Rochester
  • Masters: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

 


Ryan Mitchell, MD

  • Hometown: Naperville, IL
  • Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
  • Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

In my spare time I like to watch sporting events, concerts, and Broadway shows.


Jacienta Paily, MD

  • Hometown: Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • Undergraduate: New York University
  • Medical School: University at Buffalo School of Medicine

In my spare time I like to watch documentaries, hike, and play with my son!


Ozair Rahman, MD

  • Hometown: Chicago, IL
  • Undergraduate: Dow Medical College (Pakistan)
  • Medical School: Dow Medical College

In my spare time I like sports, movies, cooking, reading, and photography.


Elizabeth Yuan West, MD

  • Hometown: Wayland, MA
  • Undergraduate: Boston College
  • Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School

In my spare time I like to spend time with friends and family, try new restaurants, watch television.


Third-Year Residents


Caitlin Henry, MD

  • Hometown: Kensington, Maryland
  • Undergraduate: Tulane University
  • Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine

In my spare time I like to explore NYC! Also live music, workout classes and word games (Codenames, Scattergories).


Zenas Igbinoba, MD 

  • Hometown: Dallas, TX
  • Undergraduate: Rice University
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

In my spare time I like to cook, lift weights, and take photographs.


William Kim, MD

  • Hometown: Fort Lee, NJ
  • Undergraduate: Brown University
  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

 


Gabby Loeb, MD

  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
  • Undergraduate: Princeton University
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

 


Hanisha Patel, MD

  • Hometown: Orlando, FL
  • Undergraduate: University of Florida
  • Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

In my spare time I like to eat my way through New York, enjoy rooftop views, play Settlers of Catan.


Shreya Patel, MD

  • Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
  • Undergraduate: University of Arizona
  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine

 


Andrew Sideris, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Undergraduate: New York University
  • Medical School: New York University School of Medicine

In my spare time I like to go rock climbing at Brooklyn Boulders, try new restaurants and bars around the city, and travel as often as possible.


Scott Widemon, MD

  • Hometown: Asheville, NC
  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

In my spare time I like to 1) travel; 2) bike; 3) try new beers; 4) eat sushi.


John Zech, MD

  • Hometown: Urbana, IL
  • Undergraduate: Harvard University
  • Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

In my spare time I like to mess around running PyTorch code on GPUs, play with foster kittens, sample craft IPAs.


Second-Year Residents


John M. Filtes, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: Staten Island, NY
  • Undergraduate: Rutgers University
  • Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

In my spare time I like travel, sports, eating out.

 


Alana Fruauff, MD

  • Hometown: Smithtown, Long Island, NY
  • Undergraduate: Rutgers University
  • Medical School: State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

In my spare time I like to take photographs, paint, and draw; watch the Yankees; and stay active (hike, bike, snowboard).


Eleanor Kim, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: San Marino, CA
  • Undergraduate: Brown University
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons​

 


Rouzbeh Mashayekhi, MD

  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
  • Undergraduate: New York University
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine​

In my spare time I like to spend time with friends and family, explore the city, read fiction books.


Edwin Mathieu, MD

  • Hollis, NY
  • Undergraduate: Columbia University
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons​

 


Zeeshan Toor, MD

  • Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
  • Undergraduate: University of Virginia
  • Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School​

In my spare time I like basketball, cycling, lifting, video games, and Reddit.


Clement Tran (Vinh), MD

  • Hometown: Torrance, CA
  • Undergraduate: University of California
  • Medical School: California Northstate University College of Medicine

In my spare time I like basketball, guitar, cooking.


Hye Ryung Yang, MD

  • Hometown: Suncheon, South Korea
  • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
  • Medical School: University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio​

In my spare time I like traveling, cooking, eating, karaoke, live music/concerts.


First-Year Residents


Laurent Dercle, MD, PhD

  • Undergraduate: Paris Sud University Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus France
  • Medical School: UFE de Medicine Kremlin-Bicatre

Phuong Duong, MD

  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
  • Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

In my spare time I like painting, trying out new restaurants, and playing with my cats.


Collin Edwards, MD

  • Hometown: Orlando, FL
  • Undergraduate: Princeton University
  • Medical School: New York Medical College

In my spare time I like hiking, reading, running and traveling.


Alice Huang, MD

  • Hometown: Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Undergraduate: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College

In my spare time, I like to spend time with family and friends, do yoga, and try new foods.


Connie Liou, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Undergraduate: Brown University
  • Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

In my spare time I like playing violin, playing board games, cooking/baking, trying new restaurants, traveling.


Tina Roa, MD

  • Hometown: New York, NY
  • Undergraduate: New York University
  • Medical School: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

In my spare time I like to travel, cook, watch baseball, spend time with loved ones.


Abin Sajan, MD (DR/IR)

  • Hometown: Houston, Texas
  • Undergraduate: CIty College Of New York
  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

In my spare time I like cooking, playing squash, running.


Christopher Trepanier, MD

  • Hometown: Ottowa, Canada
  • Undergraduate: Wayne State University
  • Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

In my spare time I like to try new restaurants, watch documentaries, go to live shows, snowboard.