Current Residents

PGY 1 Residents

Maksim Boguslavskiy, M.D.
Maksim Boguslavskiy, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Rutgers University
Medical School: Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Trauma Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Hiking, Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Swimming, Working out, Beach, Legos, Traveling

Kyle Burton, M.D.
Kyle Burton, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Stetson University
Medical School: Ross University
Area of Interest in Medicine: Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Running, Finance

Shawn Liechty, M.D.
Shawn Liechty, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: BYU - Exercise Science
Medical School: University of Utah
Area of Interest in Surgery: Everything
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Camping, hiking with my dogs, movies with my wife, yard work

Alexander Ostapenko, M.D.
Alexander Ostapenko, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Chicago
Medical School: University at Buffalo: Jacobs School of Medicine
Areas of Interest in Surgery: Undecided
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Backpacking, camping, kayaking, traveling, photography

Stephen Packer, M.D.
Stephen Packer, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of South Florida
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean
Area of Interest in Surgery: Anesthesia, Pain Management
Area of Interest in Medicine: Anesthesia
Hobbies/Personal Interests: SCUBA, running, travel

Morgan Swanson, M.D.
Morgan Swanson, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Toronto, York University, Laurentian University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Pain management
Area of Interest in Medicine: Anesthesia/Pain management
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Sleep, Caffeine/Coffee, Game of Thrones, Speciation of Squirrels

PGY 2 Residents

Rogette Esteve, M.D.
Rogette Esteve, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Global Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Family & friends, mentoring, traveling, foodie, dodgeball, salsa dancing, movies

Einstein Juma, M.D.
Einstein Juma, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine
Areas of Interest in Surgery: Undecided
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Basketball, Comedy

Alpen Nacar, M.D.
Alpen Nacar, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: McGill University
Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Conjuring arts, guitars, fast cars, theoretical physics, watches, exploring new places, coffee, and spending time with my wife and 2 dogs

Full-time Research Residents

Jessica Louie, M.D
Jessica Louie, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Stony Brook University
Medical School: University of Vermont College of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Undecided
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Volleyball, handball, eating, cooking, singing, piano, board games, watching dance

Benefsha Mohammad, M.D.
Benefsha Mohammad, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: George Mason University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Undecided
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Taekwondo, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Ballet, Pilates

 Patrick Zimmerman, D.O.
Patrick Zimmerman, D.O.
Undergraduate Education: University of Utah
Medical School: A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona
Area of interest in surgery: Trauma, critical care and acute care surgery
Hobbies/ Personal Interests: Rock Climbing, ice climbing, Mountain biking, surfing, hiking, trail running, backpacking, skiing, whitewater kayaking, painting, guitar, cooking, Labrador Retrievers

PGY 3 Residents

Devin Gillaspie, M.D.
Devin Gillaspie, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Florida
Medical School: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Trauma/Critical Care
Hobbies/Personal Interests: My adorable dog, spending time with friends, Surgical Resident Movie Club

David George Ormond, M.D.
David George Ormond, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Guelph
Medical School: St. George's University
Area of Interest: Minimally Invasive, Vascular Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Hockey, SCUBA diving

Zachary Phillips, M.D.
Zachary Phillips, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of North Carolina at Asheville
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine
Area of Interest in Surgery: Orthopaedics
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Contemporary Chinese History, Men’s Studies, Palmistry

PGY 4 Residents

Biren Juthani, D.O.
Biren Juthani, D.O.
Undergraduate Education: Millersville University, Millersville PA
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia PA
Area of interest in surgery: Acute Care Surgery/Surgical Critical Care
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Traveling, Good Television (Game of Thrones, The Leftovers, etc.), Politics, Personal Finance

Andrew McGregor, M.D.
Andrew McGregor, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: University of Florida
Medical School: Ross University
Areas of Interest in Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Classical Piano, weight lifting/cross-training

Ian Schlieder, D.O.
Ian Schlieder, D.O.

Undergraduate Education: Walla Walla University
Medical School: A.T. Still University
Area of Interest in Surgery: Vascular Surgery

PGY 5- Chief Residents

Rima Ahmad, M.D.
Rima Ahmad, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: N/A
Medical School: Shifa College of Medicine, Pakistan
Area of Interest in Surgery: Minimally Invasive Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Reading, travelling, sailing

Ioannis Kontopidis, M.D.
Ioannis Kontopidis, M.D.
Undergraduate Education: Athens, Greece
Medical School: University of Athens, Greece
Areas of interest in Surgery: Cardiothoracic Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Traveling, photography, music, movies

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: Vascular Surgery
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Wakeboarding, snowboarding, hiking, kickboxing, live theatre, music, art, cooking, international travel

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
Hobbies/Personal Interests: Cooking, baking, traveling, running, reading