Current Residents

Surgery Residency

PGY1

Anna Gabielian, M.D.
Anna Gabrielian, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh
Area of Interest in Surgery: Undecided
Linda Hatch, M.D.
Linda Hatch, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Notre Dame
Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Area of interest in Surgery: Trauma, Critical Care, Acute/Emergency
Hobbies/Interests: I have a beautiful 3 year old daughter and am happily married for 6 years. I enjoy cooking, baking, exploring the outdoors, and supporting local businesses and agriculture. I am an avid Dr. Who fan with a growing collection of Dalek paraphernalia.
Biren Juthani, M.D.
Biren Juthani, D.O.
Undergraduate Education: Millersville University, Millersville PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia PA
Area of interest in surgery: vascular surgery and surgical oncology
Andrew Mcgregor, M.D.
Andrew McGregor, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Florida
Medical School: Ross University
Area of interest in Surgery: Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hobbies and Interests: running, weight lifting, piano
Michele Richard, M.D.
Michele Richard, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Medical School: St. George's University
Area of Interest in Surgery: surgical oncology, breast surgery
Hobbies/Interests: wakeboarding, snowboarding, hiking, kickboxing, live theatre, music, art, cooking, international travel
John Ruth, M.D.
John Ruth, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Point Loma Nazarene University - San Diego, CA
Medical School: St. George's University - Grenada, West Indies
Area of interest in Surgery: Anesthesiology, Pediatrics
Hobbies/Interests: Outdoors (Hiking, Mountain biking, Whitewater rafting), Photography, Travel
Ian Schlieder, M.D.
Ian Schlieder, D.O.
Undergraduate Education: Walla Walla College
Medical School: A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Areas of Interest in Surgery: General Surgery, Trauma/Critical Care

PGY2

Rachel Scott, D.O.
Rachel Scott D.O.

Undergraduate Education: University of Connecticut
Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Areas of Interest in Surgery: Colorectal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, baking, traveling, running, reading

Gabiriela Szalayova, M.D.
Gabriela Szalayova, MD

Medical school: Medical school of Comenius University, Slovakia
Area of Interest in Surgery: General Surgery, Critical Care
Hobbies/Interests: hiking, guitar, music, swimming, traveling

Full Time Research

Aleksandra Ogrodnik, M.D.

Aleksandra Ogrodnik, MD

Undergraduate Education: Wesleyan University, CT
Medical School: University of Connecticut, CT
Area of interest in Surgery: Oncology, minimally invasive, plastics
Hobbies/Interests: photography, traveling, outdoors (hiking, biking, tennis...), writing

Amrita Pandit, M.D. Amrita Pandit, MD

Undergraduate Education: M.P.deo Memorial Science College, Nagpur, Mahashtra, India
Medical School: Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi, Mahashtra, India
Area of interest in Surgery: Plastic surgery, Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Music, Movies, Dance, Traveling

Madian Yahya, M.D.

Madian Yahya, MD

Undergraduate Education: University of Toronto&Semmelweis University: Psychology, English and Premedical Science
Medical School:Semmelweis University School of Medicine
Area of interest in Surgery: Vascular Surgery or Trauma/Critical Care
Hobbies/Interests: traveling, dining out, outdoor activities, soccer

PGY3

Stuart Blackwood, M.D.

Stuart Blackwood, MD

Undergraduate Education: Morgan State University which is a HBCU, Baltimore Maryland
Medical School: St. Georges University, Grenada
Area of Interest in Surgery: Vascular surgery particularly endovascular therapies of aortic and venous disease
Hobbies/Interests: Snowboarding, Football (with the feet), travelling.

Sameer Kaiser, M.D.

Sameer Kaiser, MD

Undergraduate Education: University of Virginia
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Surgical oncology
Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, wood working, movies

Emilia Krol, M.D. Emilia Krol, MD

Undergraduate Education: n/a
Medical School: Wroclaw Medical University in Wroclaw, Poland
Area of Interest in Surgery: Vascular and Trauma Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: literature - Pratchett, Gaiman, European literature, music - choir music, a'capella singing, classical music, dance - ballroom dance, salsa

PGY4

Khaldoun Bekdache, M.D.
Khaldoun Bekdache, MD
Undergraduate education: n/a
Medical school: Beirut Arab University in Beirut, Lebanon 2005
Area of Interest in Surgery: Colon and Rectal surgery
Foula Kontonicolas, M.D. Foula Kontonicolas, MD
Ben Yarger, M.D.
Ben Yarger. M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Malone College, Canton, OH
Medical School: University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
Area of Interest in Surgery: Trauma Surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Computers, Weight lifting/Fitness

PGY5

Magdalena Plasilova, M.D.
Magdalena Plasilova, MD
Undergraduate Education: Prague, Czech Republic
Medical School: 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Area of Interest in Surgery: Breast Surgery
Sam Morales, M.D.
Sam Morales, MD
Undergraduate Education: N/A
Medical School: Escuela medico Militar, Mexico
Area of Interest in Surgery: Colon and Rectal surgery
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, tennis, traveling



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