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Meet the Internal Medicine Residents

2023-2024 Chief Residents

Sharneet Sandhu, MD Medical School University College Dublin School of Medicine and Medical Science
Khushboo Bhatia, MD Medical School Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

2023-2024 House Staff

PGY3

Amro Aglan, MD Medical School Tanta University
Cristina Batarseh, MD Medical School Hashemite University Faculty of Medicine
Ammar Bhatti, DO Medical School University of NE College of Osteopathic Medicine
Joseph M. Cappuccio, DO Medical School University of NE College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hind Ghazalah, MD Medical School University of Baghdad
Mehrian Jafarízade, MD Medical School Ahwaz University of Medical Sciences
Sophia LeMaire, MD Medical School Howard University of Medical Sciences
Mohamed Muftah, MD Medical School Benghazi University College of Medicine
Anastasia Naritsin, DO Medical School University of NE College of Osteopathic Medicine
Rushin Patel, MD Medical School GCS Medical College, Hospital and Research Center
Sheila Rajan, MD Medical School Tufts University School of Medicine
Frank Scangarello, MD Medical School Tufts University School of Medicine

PGY2

Mostafa Aglan, MD Medical School Tanta University
Omar Al Qassab, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland — Bahrain
Judy Alrukby, MD Medical School Alfaisal University College of Medicine
Chineye (Brenda) Amuchj, MD Medical School University of Port Harcourt
Mozidat (Olamide) Bello, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Gabriela Calderon, MD Medical School Universidad Rafael Landivar Facultad de Ciencias del Salud
Maísa Elbadawi, MD Medical School University of Gezira
Somal Khan, MD Medical School Army Medical College
Danitza Lukac, MD Medical School Universidad San Martin de Porres
Ariq Rahman, MD Medical School Tufts University
Aftabh Saini, MD Medical School Dayanand Medical College
Rajaa Salih, MD Medical School The National Ribat University, Faculty of Medicine
Mark Wadid, MD Medical School Trinity College, University of Dublin

PGY1

Ishan Antony, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine
Aram Bedrosian, MD Medical School Tufts University School of Medicine
Mohammed Daoud, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain
Henriette De La Garza Alvarez, MD Medical School Tecnologico de Monterrey Escuela de Medicina
Candace Lessey, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine
Shah Mahmud, DO Medical School Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – New York
Neev Mehta, MD Medical School Medical College Baroda
Ali Shaat, MD Medical School Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Medical University of Bahrain
Jui Shah, MD Medical School Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College
Taha Shakarchi, MD Medical School University of Baghdad College of Medicine
Amroz Singh, MD Medical School Dayanand Medical College
Linus Williams, MD Medical School Tufts University School of Medicine

Prelim Interns

Aarish Dhillon, MD Medical School Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur
Juan Pablo Espinosa, MD Medical School Universidad del Norte Programa de Medicina
Efe Fakir, MD Medical School Instanbul Universitesi, Cerrahpasa Tip Fakultesi
Hamza Khalil, MD Medical School Islamic International Medicial College
Maheen Nisar, MD Medical School Ziauddin Medical College
Jayant Yadav, MD Medical School Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University

Post-Graduate Placements

2023 Graduates

2022-2023 Chief Residents

Alissa Ali, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Loyola University Medical Center Illinois

Aleksandra (Sasha) Kolnick, DO
General Internal Medicine
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

2022-2023 Housestaff Residents

Rasheed Abu-Qaoud, MD
Hospital Medicine
Lowell General Hospital

Ahmed Ghoneem, MD
Cardiovascular Disease
UPMC Harrisburg, PA

Asahi Hoque, MD, MPH
Gastroenterology
NYU Langone Health – LI, New York

Sabawoon Mirwais, MD
Advanced heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology
UT Houston, TX

Julie T. Nguyen, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care
UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Karim Osman, MD
Gastroenterology
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Jennifer Pharr, DO
Pulmonary & Critical Care
USF, Florida

Ana Patricia Saade Lemus, MD
General Internal Medicine
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Sharneet Sandhu, MD
Chief Resident
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Vivek Sinanan, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Baylor College of Medicine, TX

Jin Lun (James) Xu, MD
Vascular Medicine
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Yazhi Yang, MD
Hospitalist, New York

Prelims

Maryam Bahadori, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Elliott Delgado, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Alana Fretes Burgos, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Amr Jijakli, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Sharanya Ramakrishnan, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Diamler VadIamuri, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

2022 Graduates

Chief Residents

Kwadwo Ofosu-Barko, MD
Hospitalist, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Natalie Dai’bo, MD
Cardiovascular Disease, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Residents

Alissa Ali, MD
Chief Resident

Aleksandra (Sasha) Kolnick, DO
Chief Resident

Muhammad Awidi, MD
Hematology & Oncology, University at Buffalo

Jared Beaudin, DO
Pulmonary & Critical Care, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Nichole (Rota) DeRubeis, DO
Hospitalist, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Ahmed Hussin, MD
Hospitalist, Huggins Hospital

Yeesoo Kim, MD
Cardiovascular Disease, Mount Sinai Morningside

Saheli Nandi, MD
Cardiovascular Disease, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Ravi Pasam, MD
Hospitalist, Wentworth-Douglas Hospital

Damini Saxena, MD
Pulmonary & Critical Care, Baylor University

Amitoj Singh, MD
Vascular Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Jaspreet Ubhi, MD
Hospitalist, Concord Hospital

Prelims

Naman Bareja, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Rafail Chionatos, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Nazanin Sheibani, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Nikita Srinivasan, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Gregory Vece, MD
Anesthesiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Amelia Valhuerdi Porto, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Mohammad Nouh, MD
Radiology, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

2021 Graduates

Chief Residents

Shawnik Bhargava, MD
Vascular Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Ghaleb Halaseh, MD
Infectious Disease, Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center

PGY3 Residents

Simarjeet Brar, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Natalie Dal’Bo, MD
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Seanna (Reilly) Daves, MD
Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Michael Dial, MD
Primary Care, Ohio State University

Adel Farhoud, MD
Gastroenterology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Meenu Jain, MD
Endocrinology, Tufts Medical Center

Yi Liu, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Weill Cornell Medicine

Adham Abdel Mottalib, MD
Endocrinology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Joslin Diabetes Center

Kwadwo Ofosu-Barko, MD
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Sheshadrie (Parna) Saha, MD
Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Cook County Health

Mahmoud Salem, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Baylor University Medical Center

Ayman Usmani, MD
Gastroenterology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Prelims

Yasaman Adibnia, MD
Neurology Residency, Tufts Medical Center

Marc Daou, MD
Neurology Residency, Tufts Medical Center

Ivanna Joseph, MD
Neurology Residency, Tufts Medical Center

Aya Naji Shnawa, MD
Neurology Residency, Tufts Medical Center

Ehsan Tadayon, MD
Neurology Residency, Tufts Medical Center

Justin Li, MD
Categorial Residency, University of Illinois-Chicago

2020 Graduates

Chief Residents

Lolwa Al-Obaid, MD
Gastroenterology, Washington University in St. Louis

Dana Price, MD
Cardiology, Brown University

Residents

Shawnik Bhargava, MD
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Hoshang Farhad, MD
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Ghaleb Halaseh, MD
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Lewena Maher, MD
Rheumatology, Roger Williams Medical Center

Natasha Malkani, MD
Endocrinology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Zachary Marnoy, MD
Hospitalist, Beverly Hospital

David Mintz, DO
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Raza Naqvi, MD
Academic Hospitalist, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Suhaib Naqvi, MD
Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Markus Ricci, MD
Hospitalist, Newton Wellesley Hospital

Faisal Tamimi, MD
Cardiology, Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Annie Wahajia, MD
Hospitalist, Beverly Hospital

Prelims

Mustafa Al Gburi, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Valeria Ariza Hutchinson, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Jahdonna Isaac, MD
Dermatology, Howard University

Amanda Kelly, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Icahn SOM at Mount Sinai

Jennifer Park, MD
Anesthesiology, Yale New Haven Hospital

Kyungje Sung, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Tufts University

2014-2019 Graduates

2019

Chief Residents

Lisa Jarnagin, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Banner Health – University of Arizona

Alec Kherlopian, MD
Cardiology, Tufts University

Residents

Lolwa Al-Obaid
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Dana Price
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Ahmed Agameya
Pulmonary Critical Care, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Michael Cundiff
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Danica Vodopivec-Kuri
Endocrinology, Boston Medical Center

Shrein Saini
Infectious Disease, Tufts University

Haotong Wang
Hematology and Oncology, Baylor University Medical Center

Hayaan Kamran
Vascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic

Philip Tsoukas
Geriatrics, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University

Shahrukh Arif
Hospital Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital

Aravind Raghavan
Hospital Medicine, UMMS Baystate Medical Center

Zhuo (Erica) Liu
Primary Care, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Prelims

Alissa Totman, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehab – Harvard Medical School

Kunal Mandavawala, MD
Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School

Natalie Erlich-Malona, MD
Neurology, Brown University

Fatemeh (Mehraneh) Khadjevand, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Dylan Jones, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

Martineau Louine, MD
Neurology, Tufts University

2018

Chief Residents

Faruq Pradhan
Gastroenterology, Banner University Pheonix

Manisha Patel
Hematology/Oncology, Wake Forest

Residents

Ahmed Abdelfattah
Gastroenterology, Lahey Hospital

Harsh Barot
Hospitalist, Wake Forest

Tulip Jhaveri
Infectious Disease, Tufts

Mohammed Premjee
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital

Alicia Rodriguez-Pla
Rheumatology, University of Arizona

Kamil Rechache
Research, NIH

Ahmed Saleh
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital

Parth Shah
Hematology/Oncology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Aboorva Sudhakar
Endocrinology, Baystate

Andreas Varkaris
Hematology/Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Lisa Jarnagin
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital

Alec Kherlopian
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital

Prelims

Daniel Ball
Radiology, Tufts

John Bellamente
Anesthesiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Maria Antonietta Mazzola
Neurology, Tufts

Catherine Monigan
Neurology, Tufts

Oscar Padilla Radiation
Oncology, New York Presbyterian Hospital

Ashley Weng
Neurology, Tufts

2017

Chief Residents

Saad Javed
Gastroenterology, Lahey Hospital

Michelle Wong
Gastroenterology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Residents

Ahmed Abdul Azim
Infectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess

Viggy Bang
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital

Tiffany Chua
Hospitalist, Beverly Hospital

Sara Ewing
Anesthesiology, Tufts

Andreas Fillipaios
Hospitalist, Lowell General Hospital

Kyle Halligan
Pulm/Critical Care, UMass

Dempsey Hughes
Gastroenterology, University of Colorado

Esther Kim
Hospitalist, Beverly Hospital

Thomas McGill
Hospitalist, Concord Hospital

Lucian Neville
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital

Elizabeth Graef
Rheumatology, Beth Israel Deaconess

Manisha Patel
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital

Faruq Pradhan
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital

Prelims

Mohammed Ridha
Neurology, Tufts

Jose Rodriguez Moreno
Neurology, Tufts

Sonali Sharma
Neurology, Tufts

Emily Wang
PMR, NYU

Jin Bin Liu
Physical Med. & Rehab, NY

2016

Chief Residents

Gerard Daly
Cardiology, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston

Viren Kaul
Pulmonary/critical care, Mt. Sinai-Elmhurst, NY

Residents

Sanaa Ayyoub
Geriatrics, U Massachusetts Medical Center

Ahmed Elebiary
Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess system

Dan Greenwald
GI, Bridgeport Hospital – Yale New Haven

Saad Javed
Chief Resident, Lahey

Anu Kaul
Hospital Administration, Lahey

Olexandra Koshkina
Endocrinology, University of Toronto, Canada

Van Le
Pulmonary/Critical Care, Ohio State U, OH

Jazmin Munoz
Hospitalist, Beth Israel Deaconess system

Taran Pawar
Clinical practice

Musa Sharkawi
Cardiology, U Connecticut

Michelle Wong
Chief Resident, Lahey

Eric Yeh
Cardiology, Lahey

Prelims

Charles Casassa
Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess

Katarina Haerter
Radiology, MGH

Brittany Lane
Neurology, Boston Medical Center

Paula Lee
Neurology, Tufts

Farid Radmanesh
Neurology, Tufts

Niloufar Yalcin
Neurology, Tufts

2015

Chief Residents

Brendan Connell
Hematology/Oncology, Tufts

Sarju Ganatra
Cardiology, Lahey Hospital

Residents

Wanxing Chai-Ho
Hematology/Oncology, University of CA

Abrar Chaudhry
Hospitalist, Emory University

Ari (Jodi) Mintz
Vascular Medicine, Mass General

Gerard Daly
Chief Resident, Lahey Hospital

Sooreh Dodge
Hospitalist, Morristown Medical Center

Krzysztof (Kiko) Drzymalski
Cardiology, Albany Medical Center

Marwa El-Sabbahy
Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center

Adwait Mehta
Hospitalist, Lovelance Medical Center

Alexandra Miniati
Hospitalist, Lowell General Hospital

Dhaval Thakkar
Pulmonary/Critical Care, Lahey Hospital

Seyed Mohammad Rezapour
Hospitalist, Lahey Hospital

Sheba Vattamala
Hospitalist, Lowell General Hospital

Prelims

Jonathan Goldstein
Radiology, Maimonides Medical Center

Mam Ibraheem
Neurology, Tufts

Justin Li
Neurology, Tufts

Jayesh Patel
Neurology, Tufts

Chelsea Pyle
Radiology, Oregon Health and Science

Eliezer Sternberg
Neurology, Yale-New Haven Hospital

2014

Chief Residents

Herbert Ip
Hospitalist, Mt. Ascutney Hospital

Paolo Mascari
Cardiology, Lahey

Residents

Noormuhammad Abbasakoor
Endocrinology, Stanford University

Sean Callahan
Pulmonary/Critical Care, Med. Univ. of S. Carolina

Brendan Connell
Chief Resident

Sarju Ganatra
Chief Resident

Nidhi Hans
Hospitalist, Coastal Medical

Pallavi Heda
Endocrinolgoy, Lahey Hospital

Georgios Kitsios
Pulmonary/Critical Care, University of Pittsburgh

Jashan Octain
Hospitalist, Beverly Hospital

Tarun Patel
Gastroenterology, Lahey Hospital

Victoria Scanlan
Primary Care, Lahey Hospital

Mohammed Shaikhomer
Infectious Disease, University of Miami

Haroon Zubair
Hospitalist, Brockton Hospital

Prelims

Lauren Buhl
Anesthesiology, BI Deaconess Medical Center

Ali Daneshmand
Neurology – Tufts

Lauren DelPrato
PM & R, Upstate Medical University

Linda Doan
Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh

Stanley Eosokal
Anesthesiology, Tufts University

Amar Gupta
Radiology, Cleveland Hospita

Internal Medicine Residency

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center equips aspiring internists with the skills needed to deliver the best patient care.