McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Match 2018

Congratulations and welcome to all housestaff who matched to McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University programs in 2018. We are delighted to welcome 219 amazing and accomplished recruits to the Northwestern family this summer. Of the newly matched residents, 53 percent are women, 37 percent are members of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and 17 percent are from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine. See the list of our incoming residents below, organized by program.

 Anesthesiology

  • Tessa Churchill, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Andrew Kyle Davis-Sandfoss, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Betty Erfe, MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Amanda Johnson, MD, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine
  • Prachi Milan Patel, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School
  • Matthew Adam Pilecki, MD/MBA, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Michael Elliot Weinfeld, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Yujing Zhao, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Sarah Anne Fleming, MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Ethan Thomas Garrigan, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
  • John Patrick Hartnett, MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
  • Bashar Faiez Kazanji, MD, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Carmen Elizabeth Lopez, MD, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Kenneth Scott Miller, MD, Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Lakshmi Anupama Nemani, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Jasmine LaVonne Otkins, MD, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University
  • Shamik Patel, MD, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
  • Max Oscar Soghikian, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Oscar Gabriel Veloz, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
  • Shatira Jeniece Wilson, MD, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Daeun Yoon, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science

 Dermatology

  • Liza Hillary Karamessinis, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Alvin Li, MD, Yale School of Medicine
  • Spencer Ng, MD/PhD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Laura Aiko Michelle Walsh, MD/PhD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

 Diagnostic Radiology

  • Rebekah Joan Anders, MD, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Alison Esteva Sanders, MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Ke Feng, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Tyler Jonathan Hinkel, DO, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Alex Sukhyun Hong, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jonathan Marc Levine, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Francisco Jose Maldonado, MD, Mayo Medical School
  • Nicholas Paul Szrama, MD/PhD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Lauren Vassiliades, MD, University of Central Florida College of Medicine

 Emergency Medicine

  • Gabrielle Idalia Bunney, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Maurice Edward Hajjar, MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Vytas Petras Karalius, MD, Mayo Medical School
  • Fangzhong Luo, MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Patricia Marie O'Connell, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Nikita Yogesh Patel, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Chloe Eveleth Renshaw, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • Andrew Rogers, MD/MBA, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Peter T. Serina, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • David Tat, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Sean Joseph Watts, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Logan Kendall Wedel, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Emily Grace Wessling, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Aaron Maxwell Wibberley, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Nicholas Phillip Wleklinski, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

 Family Medicine

Lake Forest

  • Jasser Khairallah, DO, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Michael Brian Kraft, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Brittney Nowicki, DO, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Kajal Gauttam Patel, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Alicia Pereslucha, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Samuel John Randall, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Christina Salazar, DO, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Whitney Vuong, DO, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Humboldt Park

  • Ahmad Amer Abdl-Haleem, DO, Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Yasmine Goelzer, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Lauren Reid Knazze, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Ari Alexandra Pence, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine - Urbana
  • Julian Alexander Sacca-Schaeffer, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Oanh Hoang Truong, MD, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • Kevin Arthur Volkema, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Evan Foster Wittke, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

 General Surgery

  • Emily Jeong Cerier, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Jessie W. Ho, MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Charles Dufrene Logan, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Sara Efua Ayesha Mills, MD Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Audra Joyce Reiter, MD/MPHUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Sean Harry Sullivan, Jr., MD, Drexel University College of Medicine

 Internal Medicine

  • Arnold Abud, MD, Florida State University College of Medicine - Orlando
  • Blessing Aghaulor, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Lisa Marie Blankenship, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Matthew Joseph Bruce, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Natalie Avella Cameron, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • Kristen Jean Carroll, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Stela Celaj, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Gregory Charles Dean, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Kexin Fang, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Lucy Chang Gao, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Gaurang Krishan Garg, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Seren Michelle Gedallovich, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Martin Michael Gruca, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Harini Gurram, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Tasmeen Hussain, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Kamari Jackson, MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Saya Liz Jacob, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Michael Nicholas Jiang, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • Cecelia Patricia Johnson-Sasso, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Alice Kerr, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School
  • Jooho Peter Kim, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Amanda Jayne Krause, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Elizabeth Anne Kudlaty, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Ryan Lee, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Edwin Mandieka, MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Grand Rapids
  • McGee, Katherine Anna McGee, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Adam Christopher Niemann, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Aaron Sal Parzuchowski, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Andrew Thomas Peters, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Orlyn Rivas, MD, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Yosef Yitzchok Schwartz, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Eric Samuel Silberman, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Julia Martha Sitarz Simkowski, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Philip Stephen Speigel, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Caitlin Anne Visek, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Cheong Maria Yu, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School

 Internal Medicine - Physician-Scientist Training Program

  • Alexandra McQuattie Hanrahan, MD, Universidad Central de Venezuela Escuela de Medicina Luis Razetti
  • Nurbek Mambetsariev, MD/PhD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

 Medicine-Dermatology

Rachel Gail Eisenstadt, MD, Emory University School of Medicine

 Neurological Surgery

  • Luis Guillermo III Fernandez, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • William S Gibson, MD/PhD, Mayo Medical School
  • Daniel Eduardo Oyon, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

 Neurology

  • Elizabeth Ann Sugg, MD, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
  • Matthew Kenji Techy, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

 Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Olivia Helen Finkelstein Barry, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Carly Morgan Dahl, MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • Susan Duyar, MA/MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Patrick Francis Eucalitto, MD, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Noor Joudi, BS/ MD, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • Paige Dermer Kendall, MD, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
  • Emma Lantos, MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Marissa Louise Luck, MD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
  • Rachel Ruderman, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Nikita Sinha, MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Jordan Scott Stone, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • Mary Tate, MD, Harvard Medical School

 Ophthalmology

  • Scott Bowman, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Timothy Milton Janetos, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Cole Newman Rojas, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Sudip Dilip Thakar, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

 Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Nicholas Christopher Arpey, MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
  • Stephen Douglas Bigach, II, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Manish Paresh Mehta, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Eric Joseph Sanders, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
  • Haley Elizabeth Smith, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Peter Raymond Swiatek, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Gregory Versteeg, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine

 Otolaryngology

  • Paris Jasmine Austell, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Craig Cameron Brawley, MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Nour Hussam El-Kashlan, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

 Pathology

  • Lucy Fu, MS/MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Ian Arthur Gelarden, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Matthew McCord, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Jessica Nguyen, MD, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Lukas Streich, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Michael T Swete, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University

 Pediatrics

  • Miguel Barajas, Jr., MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Kathryn Marie Barbon, MD, Florida State University College of Medicine - Daytona Beach
  • Molly Marie Denny, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Southwestern Medical School
  • Abigayil Cassandre Dieguez, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Shayna Helen Friedman, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Catherine Isabelle Gigante, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Wendi Gu, MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Hannah Leigh Harp, MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Lauren Kiyoko Hintz, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Ryan Richard Hurtado, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Amir Jahanshad, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Christina Yoojin Kim, MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Madeline Rebecca Klein, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Lauren Ashley Knight, BS/MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Andrew Armstrong Lawson, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Jessica Genevieve Lee, MD/PhD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • David Benjamin Mauser, MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Christopher Glenn Miller, MD/MPH, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Alison Murray, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Angela Christine Onorato, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Brooke Kathryn Pfister, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Mary Sophia Pilarz, MD, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo
  • Michael Alexander Reisfeld, MD, New York Medical College
  • Elina Sagaydak, MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Katherine Morgan Sample, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Madeline Mae Schutt, MD, New York Medical College
  • Jana Hollis Shapiro, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Danielle Margaret Shepherd, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Blair Alexander Simon, MD, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Shira Shoshana Toister, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Sarah Marie Vore, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Child Neurology

  • Holly Christine Schiedermayer, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Sarah Oswald, MD,  Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Heba Hussain Akbari, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitations

  • Hyunwoo June Choo, MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Sean David Dreyer, MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Stanley Guillaume, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Camille Ratliff Guzel, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Meghan Kimberly Hayes, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Eleasa Marie Hulon, MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville
  • Michael Jack Lu, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Kevin Thomas Ozment, MD, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
  • Adenike Adekunbi Adewuyi, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Prabhav Pravin Deo, MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Anne Elizabeth Goldring, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Laura Pilgram, MD, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

 Plastic Surgery

  • Sofia Aronson, MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Jennifer Bai, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 Preliminary Medicine

  • Olga Mikhailovna Alexeeva, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Krystal N Mitchell, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Neurology

  • Sarah Marie Brooker, MD/PhD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Deborah Huang, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jessica Haewon Lee, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Shubadra Priyadarshini, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Leonard Louis Sokol, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Brian James Stamm, MD, University of Michigan Medical School

 Preliminary Surgery

  • Alexander Anavim, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Andrew Christian Gordon, MD/PhD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Nicholas Xiao, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

 Psychiatry

  • Travis Mark Amengual, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Moshe David Bitterman, MD, Robert Larner, MD, College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
  • Francesca Kurowski Cardello, MD, Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Mikalei Yelena, MD, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Amalia Elizabeth Hatcher, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Kaitlyn Kunstman, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Andrew Jacob Matrick, MD/MBA, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Justin Douglas Spring, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

 Radiation Oncology

  • Amishi Bajaj, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Nikhil Rammohan, MD/PhD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine

 Thoracic Surgery

Jeffrey Mark Erfe, MD, Yale School of Medicine

 Urology

  • Dylan Isaacson, MD, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Neil Mistry, MD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
  • Mohammad Siddiqui, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health
  • Aishia Siebert, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

 Vascular Surgery

Eric Brian Pillado, MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine