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Match 2019

Congratulations and welcome to all housestaff who matched to McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University programs in 2019. We are delighted to welcome 228 amazing and accomplished recruits to the Northwestern family this summer. Of the newly matched residents, 50 percent are women, 29 percent are members of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and 13 percent are from groups traditionally underrepresented in medicine. See the list of our incoming residents below, organized by program.

 Anesthesiology

  • Chad Benjamin Cogan, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Charles Kersten, MD, JD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Andrew James Klein, MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Phillip Aron Nulman, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Aashka Harish Patel, MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Andrew Qian, MD, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Joseph Monfeli Rivera-Zotigh, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Benjamin Rosenfeld, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • John Louis Csiha, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford
  • Mia Christina Garino, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Alexander Joseph Hjelmaas, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Aidan Brianne Hoie, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Eleanor S. Kenny, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Nolan Machado, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Kyle Phillip Mele, MD, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Paulina Mirovski, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Brianna Grace Rea, MD, Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • James Sabra, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Meghan F. Woody-Fowler, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Amy Lirong Yan, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Nicolas Andre Zavala, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine

 Dermatology

  • Alyce Jane Marsh Anderson, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Victor Quan, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Zachary Joseph Solomon, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Nicole Stefanko, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

 Diagnostic Radiology

  • Allison Marie Blake, MD, Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Matthew David Genet, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Leah Alexandra Gilligan, MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Lidia Guzhva, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Seth Kendal Hill, MD, University of South Alabama College of Medicine
  • Leo Linru Jia, MD, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Michelle Kraay Jordan, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Rocio Gabriela Marquez Karry, MD, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • Michael Adam Thomas, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • James Ya Zhang, MD, PhD, Emory University School of Medicine

 Emergency Medicine

  • Richmond Malabanan Castillo, MD, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Aldo Giovanni Gonzalez, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Kelsey Green, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Cameron Spencer Jones, MD, MPH, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Saabir Kaskar, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Parisa Lucia Kermani, MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
  • Benjamin Kiesel, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Patrick Michael King, MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Maren Kimi Leibowitz, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Daniel Adam Levine, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Rafael Almeida Lima, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • James Robert O'Brien, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Ezekiel Aaron Richardson, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth Tatiana Stulpin, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Kishan Mahendrakumar Ughreja, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Family Medicine

Delnor

  • Tatiana Andrea Carrasquilla Villegas, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Joseph Charles Chmielewski, MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Rachel Elizabeth Dewey, DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ari Joshua Epstein, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Cierra French, DO, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Evan Justin Hale, DO, MA, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Shaheen Jadidi, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Chaitasi Naik, DO, MS, A.T. Still University – Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lake Forest

  • Clare Dunstan Brady, MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Joyce Marie Jones, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Ryan Joseph McCabe, DO, Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Temiwumi Maryann Ojo, MD, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Elizabeth Mary Payment, MD The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
  • Zahra Abdelelah Qasem, MD, MS, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • Christopher Michael Rivard, MD, MPH, University of Illinois College of Medicine - Rockford
  • Laura Yunfan Zhang, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Humboldt Park

  • Bushra Anis, MD, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
  • Christina Noel du Breuil, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Nicole Paprocki, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Carol Esther Platt, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Lucia Natali Rodriguez, MD, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine - Flint
  • Eric Paul Sullivan, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Carla Mayela Villarreal, MD, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  • Stephen R Whitfield, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 General Surgery

  • Kimberly Brooke Golisch, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Lauren Kozlowski, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Steven Thomas Papastefan, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Jes McDaniel Sanders, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Catherine Sara Valukas, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Samantha Caroline Warwar, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine

Preliminary

Peter Young, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine - Galveston

 Internal Medicine

  • Laura Christine Arneson, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Jason Michael Arnold, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Avni Amit Bavishi, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Brianna Eve Bielski, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Vincent Chen, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Thomas James Enke, MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Ian Everitt, MD, MPH, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Vivien Huiling Goh, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Jacob William Groenendyk, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Claire Royalle Harrington, MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Zachary Hunter Hughes, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Shalini E. Jayawickrama, MD, McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Sahil Khanna, MD, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Jason Lambden, MD, MSPH, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Paul Emile Levy, MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Imran Ahmed Nizamuddin, MD, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Timothy Seijung Oh, MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • Nikita Pankaj Patel, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Jessica Anne Quaggin-Smith, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Brett Daniel Riederman, MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Wafik George Sedhom, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Shaundeep Sekhon, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Patrick Sheppard, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Aditi Simlote, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Janine Steffan, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Alison Leigh Szabo, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Chelsea Marie Thompson, MD, University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Katie Nicole Truitt, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Emily Somers Tuchman, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Daniel Lawrence Underberg, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Pamela Anne Wax, MD, MBA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jessica Marie Wehr, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Brian Gerber Weiland, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Brett Benjamin Yarusi, MD, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Preliminary

  • Michael Christopher Kwa, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Partik Singh, MD, MBA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Internal Medicine - Physician-Scientist Training Program

  • Luay Matthew Almassalha, MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Thaddeus Rudas Cybulski, MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Danish Saleh, MD, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Alok Swaroop, MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Internal Medicine-Dermatology

Samantha Venkatesh, MD, Boston University School of Medicine

 Interventional Radiology

  • Matthew David Antalek, Jr., MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Maria Joh, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Neurological Surgery

  • Hanna Roza Kemeny, MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • Mykhaylo Davydovych Krushelnytskyy, MD, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Mark Youngblood, MD, PhD, Yale School of Medicine

 Neurology

  • Glenn Ryan Harris, MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Eric Warren Moffet, MD, MLA, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Preliminary Medicine

  • Toni Qian Cao, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Juan Deliz Gonzalez, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Rebecca Marie Dibiase, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Dan Tong Jia, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Siyuan Christopher Liu, MD, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine - Urbana
  • Anthony Michael Rosenberg, MD, University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine

 Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Kerry Elizabeth Caputo, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Etoroabasi Enefiok Ekpe, MD, MPH, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Luce Auriane Amon Kassi, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix
  • Kimberly Bliss Laughman, MD, MT, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Lydia Louise McCormick, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Amanda Jane McDonald, MD, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio
  • Brad Keola Katsuichi Nakamura, MD, MA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Nkechinyelum Queen Ogu, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Sedona Elizabeth Speedy, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Emma Clare Trawick, MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • Bahar Dikmen Yilmaz, MD, Koc Universitesi Tip Fakultesi
  • Cindy Yuhui Zhang, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine

 Ophthalmology

  • Carla Berkowitz, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Melanie Daulton, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Stephen Hawn, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Christian Hyacinthe, MD, Duke University School of Medicine

 Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Bejan Arsalan Alvandi, MD, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Colin Keith Cantrell, MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • David Raymond Christian, MD, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Erik Bjorn Gerlach, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Yung-Jae Sean Lee, MD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Kelly H Wun, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Otolaryngology

  • Cynthia Riley Duck, MD, JD, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Sneha Goswami, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Muyinat Yewande Osoba, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

 Pathology

  • Yevgen Chornenkyy, MD, MSc, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • Melissa Alejandra Mejia Bautista, MD, Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado
  • Megan Anne Milavec, DO, MS, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Erik Pearson, DO, Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Taylor J Zak, MD, PhD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Investigator Track

Samuel Edward Weinberg, MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Pediatrics

  • Catherine Law Austin, MD, Stony Brook University School of Medicine
  • Josiah Ballantine, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jonathan Andrew Berken, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Lindsay Hallett Boles, MD, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Ilona Mae Brueckmann, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Hallie Anne Carol, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Koryalys Edwards, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Ogochukwu Marietta Ezeoke, MD, State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Rosemary Fuller, MD, MBA, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • John Wasyl Grunyk, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Emily Margaret Hogikyan, MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Elizabeth Faith Humphrey, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Erin Elizabeth Klein, MD, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Robyn Grayson Lottes, MD, PhD, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Lori Diane Mendelsohn, MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Michael Ryan Migotsky, MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • Emily Elizabeth Miller, MD, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Kevin Morrison, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Keira Rose Nassetta, MD, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
  • Minh-Chau Chuong Nguyen, MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • Presley Sutherland Parkes, MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Sarah Wilson Peters, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Mahati Pidaparti, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Cara Pritchett, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
  • Paige Harrell Purcell, MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Aarabhi Srinivas Rajagopal, MD, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • Lucy Anne Rubin, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Kristen Lelah Sessions, MD, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
  • Leah Gail Setar, MD, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University
  • Brandon Ethan Sumida, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Emily Ann Switzer, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Stephanie Yeager, MD, New York University School of Medicine

 

 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitations

Advanced

  • Stanley Kenyon Abrams, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Eleanor Brown, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Alexandra Schatz Jensen, DO, MS, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Brock Bee Mullenbach, DO, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Kian Nassiri, MD, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
  • Shane Nathaniel Stone, MD, Wake Forest School of Medicine of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
  • Cara Eileen Vernacchia, DO, MS, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine–California
  • Alice L. Ye, MD, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine

Categorical

  • Seth Michael Bires, DO, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Julia Rose Fram, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Christopher Wallace Lewis, MD, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Caroline Vail, DO, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine

 Plastic Surgery

  • Brandon Thomas Jackson, MD, MS, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Kareem M Termanini, MD, MS, Georgetown University School of Medicine

 Psychiatry

  • Juan Pablo Aparicio, MD, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Nathan Ellis Hardy, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Reuben Jess Heyman-Kantor, MD, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Nicole Lentini, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Carmel Nichols, MD, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Samantha Evy Schoeneman, MD, Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
  • Jean Taj Vilus, MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Yu Zhang, MD, PhD, University of Illinois College of Medicine

 Radiation Oncology

  • Salah Dean Dajani, MD, MS, Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science
  • James William Randall, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

 Thoracic Surgery

Aaron James Clark, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine

 Urology

  • Noah Scott Frydenlund, MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Christopher Daniel Gonzales-Alabastro, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Jenny Nancy Guo, MD, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Eric Li, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 Vascular Surgery

Calvin Chao, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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