Meet Our Residents

Fourth-Year Residents

Michael Chervonski, MD Undergraduate: Georgia Institute of Technology
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
Intern Year: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus
Wendy Fujioka Genestine, MD Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles
Medical School: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Intern Year: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Valeria Gioioso, MD Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Medical School: University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Intern Year: University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
Steffen Haider, MD, MPH Undergraduate: University Rochester, NY
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Intern Year: New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Campus
Peter Hsieh, MD Undergraduate: Northwestern University, IL
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
Intern Year: Weiss Memorial Hospital
Jenika Karcich, MD Undergraduate: Rutgers University, NJ
Medical School: Rutgers, New Jersey Medical
Intern Year: Northwell Health Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
Simi Mutasa, MD Undergraduate: The University of Texas
Medical School: The University of Texas Medical Branch
Intern Year: The University of Texas Medical Branch
David Xu, MD Undergraduate: Columbia College
Medical School: Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
Intern Year: Northwell Medicine

Third-Year Residents

Lina Lu, MD Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Intern Year: Case Western/MetroHealth Medical Center IM
Edgar Perez, MD Undergraduate: Yale University
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Intern Year: Brigham & Women's Hospital
Mary Sun, MD Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine
Intern Year: Winthrop University Hospital IM
Dwight Aberle, MD Undergraduate: Northeastern University
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Intern Year: St. Luke's Roosevelt
Kathleen Capaccione, MD,PhD  Undergraduate: New York University-College of Arts and Science
Medical School: Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson
Intern Year: Morristown Medical Center
Philip Lichtenstein, MD Undergraduate: Binghamton University
Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Intern Year: Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Andrew Liu, MD Undergraduate: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Intern Year: Bassett Medical Center
Sowmya Varada, MD Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Intern Year: Mt. Auburn Hospital

Second-Year Residents

Neyra Azimov, MD (DR/IR) Undergraduate: Brooklyn College
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Intern Year: NYU Winthrop Hospital
Giuseppe Carotenuto, MD Undergraduate: Columbia University
Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Intern Year: Maricopa County Hospital
Nitasha Dhiman, MD, MPH (DR/IR) Undergraduate: University of Rochester
Masters: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Medical School: Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Intern Year: Stony Brook University Hospitals - John T. Mather Memorial Hospital
Ryan Mitchell, MD Undergraduate: University of Notre Dame
Medical School: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Intern Year: Presence Resurrection Medical Center
Jacienta Paily, MD Undergraduate: NYU
Medical School: University at Buffalo
Intern Year: St John’s Riverside Hospital
Ozair Rahman, MD Undergraduate: Dow Medical College
Medical School: Dow Medical College
Intern Year: Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Elizabeth Yuan West, MD Undergraduate: Boston College
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Intern Year: Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital

First-Year Residents

Zenas Igbinoba, MD  Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Intern Year: Lenox Hill Hospital
Chang-Yeon Kim Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine​
Intern Year: Case Western Reserve University
William Kim, MD Undergraduate: Brown University
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Intern Year: Lehigh Valley Health Network
Gabby Loeb, MD Undergraduate: Princeton University
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Intern Year: North Shore University Health & Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Hanisha Patel, MD Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Intern Year: Orlando Health (Orlando Regional Medical Center)
Shreya Patel, MD (DR/IR)  Undergraduate: University of Arizona
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Intern Year: Tucson Medical Center
Andrew Sideris, MD (DR/IR) Undergraduate: New York University
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Intern Year: Massachusetts General Hospital
Scott Widemon, MD Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Intern Year: Mount Sinai Beth Israel
John Zech, MD Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Intern Year: California Pacific Medical Center