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Obstetrics & Gynecology Residents & Alumni

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency at NYU Grossman School of Medicine trains residents who are dedicated to women’s health. Our residency program alumni have obtained subspecialty fellowships at a variety of prestigious medical institutions.

Our residents have a wide range of interests within and outside of obstetrics and gynecology.

Fourth-Year Residents

Emily Auran

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate school: Middlebury College
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Areas of interest: Undecided, but I love everything so far. I’m interested in gynecologic surgery, maternal–fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, advocacy, and medical education.
Hobbies: cycling, yoga, and running; traveling (especially to Italy); cooking and making pizza; crossword puzzles; and spending time with friends and family in New York City
Why I chose NYU Langone: Between Tisch Hospital, Bellevue, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, NYU Langone has everything that obstetrics and gynecology has to offer, in terms of diverse patient populations and an extraordinary range of educational experiences. I knew NYU Langone was a perfect fit after my interview day when I met the wonderful, well-rounded, and enthusiastic residents and supportive and committed faculty.

Francesca Barrett

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate school: Williams College
Medical school: Harvard Medical School
Areas of interest: general practice, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, gynecologic surgery, and healthcare delivery and system improvement
Hobbies: hiking, cooking, dancing, and eating cheese and chocolate
Why I chose NYU Langone: NYU Langone is clearly a special place. The residents are close-knit, energetic, passionate, and genuinely happy. The program offers comprehensive clinical training, diverse patient experiences, and optionality with regards to general practice or specialty care. But most important, the culture at NYU Langone is warm and supportive.

Danial Ceasar

Hometown: Compton, California
Undergraduate school: Claremont McKenna College
Medical school: Harvard Medical School
Areas of interest: oncology, minimally invasive surgery, urogynecology, family planning, health disparities, and advocacy
Hobbies: I love to dance and watch movies. Though, currently I spend more time singing, exercising, eating, cooking, and baking when I can.
Why I chose NYU Langone: First and foremost, the culture of this program struck me as welcoming and supportive from the moment I stepped in the door. The people here truly love doing what they do and invest in residents to become the best stewards of women’s health. I also wanted to be in a program that sees a diverse patient population with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, disability, etc., and works to give each group equitable care. With the combination of the three hospitals, I get exactly that and will leave this program equipped to see patients who come from many different places, presenting with a myriad of physical and social ails, and I’ll be able to see them in a variety of settings.

Amalia Kotlyar

Hometown: Mamaroneck, New York
Undergraduate school: The University of Chicago
Medical school: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
Areas of interest: reproductive justice (from sex education to abortions to parental leave), fertility, motherhood, menopause, quality of life issues, medical education
Hobbies: spending time with my kids and husband, the great outdoors, trashy novels, and puzzles of all sorts
Why I chose NYU Langone: I wanted to be in New York after many years in California, and I’d had my eye on Bellevue since medical school interviews. NYU Langone offers the diversity of three different and amazing hospitals, a program that cares about balance and wellness, and co-residents who share my values and are a pleasure to be around.

Meralis Lantigua Martinez

Hometown: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate school: Brown University
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, general obstetrics and gynecology, advocacy, and medical education
Hobbies: traveling, enjoying new restaurants, spending time with my family and partner
Why I chose NYU Langone: After my interview day, it was apparent to me that at NYU Langone I would get excellent, well-rounded training that would prepare me well for any career path I wanted to embark on while also being surrounded by a fantastic group of residents and caring program leadership.

Anthony Melendez Torres

Hometown: Cidra, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate school: Penn State University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, maternal safety, quality improvement, medical education
Hobbies: singing; walking around New York City parks; going to plays and Broadway musicals; watching Netflix, Hulu, and HBO shows; and cooking Puerto Rican food
Why I chose NYU Langone: NYU Langone offers the best of three worlds. Getting widespread exposure to three different patient populations is of great value for my training. Also getting to practice at Bellevue is truly a privilege. Finally, what also makes NYU Langone an amazing place is the people you get to work with: passionate, highly accomplished, and inspiring individuals who push you to be your best self every single day.

Robert Mora

Hometown: Whittier, California
Undergraduate school: University of California, Los Angeles
Medical school: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, family building, general obstetrics, and family planning
Hobbies: ordering in and binge-watching Netflix with friends, showing off Harry Potter knowledge, beating opponents at Super Smash Brothers, and petting puppies in the park
Why I chose NYU Langone: Definitely the people. Residency would be hard enough without being surrounded by supportive, amazing, talented, caring, and truly wonderful people. The second I arrived at NYU Langone, I knew I would be among those who would not only help me to survive but thrive. I couldn’t be happier to have joined such a loving and supportive family.

Carlos Parra

Hometown: Miami, Florida
Undergraduate school: Florida International University
Medical school: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Areas of interest: everything from minimally invasive surgery to oncology to high-risk obstetrics to endocrinology and infertility to reproductive health access
Hobbies: dancing, exercising, rollerblading, trying different cuisines, exploring new places, and spending time with family and friends
Why I chose NYU Langone: NYU Langone offers a truly extraordinary training experience in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. The people are incredibly inspiring and share a similar passion to serve patients from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. The opportunity to learn from generalists and subspecialists who are leaders in the field will challenge you to explore your interests while guiding you to become the kind of obstetrician–gynecologist you wish to be. One-of-a-kind surgical and clinical exposure at Bellevue, Tisch Hospital, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn prepares you to practice in any setting.

Allison Perelman

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate school: University of Pennsylvania
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, pediatrician and adolescent gynecology, and medical education
Hobbies: hanging out with friends and family, running, reading, crossword puzzles, baking, travel, and trying new restaurants in the city
Why I chose NYU Langone: I fell in love with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology during my clerkship year, and this feeling only grew stronger over the course of the residency application season. I loved that NYU Langone provides such a well-rounded training program between the three hospitals, and I knew I wanted to be able to continue to learn from my patients and teachers, especially at Bellevue. The community at NYU Langone is warm, supportive, academic, and service-driven. Simply put, these were my people.

Marcela Toro Bejarano

Hometown: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Undergraduate school: Barry University
Medical school: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Areas of interest: still undecided
Hobbies: dancing, eating delicious food and desserts, traveling, and spending time with my loved ones
Why I chose NYU Langone: I was impressed by the knowledge, dedication, and, most of all, the kindness NYU Langone residents showed to their patients, co-residents, and medical students. I also valued that I would be serving one of the most vulnerable populations in New York City when working at Bellevue. I am convinced that training at NYU Langone with such amazing physicians will give me all the necessary skills and opportunities to do anything I decide for my future as an obstetrician–gynecologist.

Third-Year Residents

Michelle Bayefsky

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate school: Yale University
Medical school: Harvard Medical School
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, health policy, and bioethics Hobbies: sewing, cooking, yoga, hiking, and playing with the pup
Why I chose NYU Langone: On interview day, the people were warm, down to earth, and excited about their work and the populations they got to care for. I’m also thrilled to be home in New York City.

Julia Buldo-Licciardi

Hometown: River Vale, New Jersey
Undergraduate school: NYU
Medical school: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, bioethics, and medical humanities
Hobbies: skiing, travel, spin, Pilates, cross-stitch, and family and friends
Why I chose NYU Langone: The unparalleled breadth that NYU Langone offers, from public service to translational research, allows residents to serve their communities and explore every professional opportunity without reserve. The fiercely supportive residents, faculty, and administration are behind you every step of the way, and the location is the perfect proximity to my family and friends.

Micaela Cyr

Hometown: Lexington, Massachusetts
Undergraduate school: Harvard University
Medical school: University of Massachusetts
Areas of interest: general obstetrics and gynecology
Hobbies: running, cycling, and Boston sports teams
Why I chose NYU Langone: I chose NYU Langone because of the opportunity to train at Bellevue and the diversity of training environments between the different hospitals, strong training in all areas of obstetrics and gynecology, and the overall overwhelmingly positive interactions I had with the faculty and residents in the department.

Maria D’Iorio

Hometown: Mineola, New York
Undergraduate school: Columbia University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: minimally invasive surgery and public health
Hobbies: reading, sewing, yoga, and watching old movies
Why I chose NYU Langone: After attending medical school here, I feel so lucky to be able to stay here for residency. The opportunity to work with the incredibly diverse patient population at Tisch Hospital, NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, and Bellevue is truly unparalleled. The residents and faculty I’ve worked with during medical school were all incredibly friendly, encouraging, and happy to teach. There’s a feeling in this department that both the staff and the residents not only take incredibly good care of their patients but of each other as well.

Logan Hughes-Hogan

Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Undergraduate school: Tulane University
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Areas of interest: Everything. I’m hoping to narrow it down during residency.
Hobbies: running, binge watching Netflix, Packer and Badger football, and traveling
Why I chose NYU Langone: For the people. Everyone I interacted with at the resident social and on interview day shared my passion for providing care to a diverse patient population. They also seemed well supported and incredibly happy to be part of the family here.

Shilpa Kalluru

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Undergraduate school: University of Wisconsin—Madison
Medical school: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Areas of interest: I love everything so far and am undecided about my subspecialty. I am also interested in disparities in sexual and reproductive health and advocating for reproductive justice.
Hobbies: reading, trying to learn new languages, playing the violin, eating at new restaurants, making chai, and hanging out with friends and family
Why I chose NYU Langone: When I was interviewing, I knew I wanted to be at a place that not only had incredible and rigorous training, but that also served a huge diversity of patients and was deeply invested in the surrounding community. I fell so in love with Bellevue and what it stood for—its long-standing commitment to the community and every single person who walks through its doors. Between the three very different training sites providing different skill sets, I knew I would get a stellar training that would prepare me to work anywhere I wanted to in the future. I was pretty much already sold, but then I met the phenomenal people here and there was no going back. I’m interacting with truly the most loving, passionate, and supportive people.

Nina Monestime

Hometown: Mansfield, Massachusetts
Undergraduate school: Boston University
Medical school: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Areas of interest: minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, Black maternal mortality and related health disparities, and maternal–fetal medicine
Hobbies: exercising, Netflix and chill, and trying out new restaurants and cocktail bars in my new city
Why I chose NYU Langone: It offers strong generalist training with emphasis on ultrasound, robotic surgical training, and for its fun-loving people.

Nette Oot

Hometown: Hollis, New Hampshire
Undergraduate school: Brown University
Medical school: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Areas of interest: health disparities and healthcare access, urogynecology, maternal–fetal medicine, and education
Hobbies: spending time with friends and family, embroidery and needlepoint, horror movies, bad TV, and eating good food
Why I chose NYU Langone: There are so many reasons. The diversity of training and patient demographics between Bellevue, Tisch Hospital, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn offer a comprehensive education like you won’t see anywhere else. The residents are incredibly close-knit, supportive, brilliant, and fun. And most importantly, the residency administration deeply cares about our wellbeing and makes sure we are able to take care of ourselves and the people we love.

Lindsey Roth

Hometown: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Undergraduate school: Rutgers University
Medical school: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, family planning, and general obstetrics and gynecology
Hobbies: traveling, dancing, anything to do with food and eating, and spending time with family and friends
Why I chose NYU Langone: After attending NYU Langone as a visiting student, I was impressed by the camaraderie and dedication to learning among the residents. The diverse patient population we treat and the ongoing commitment to wellness made it the perfect place for me.

Simone Sasse

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Undergraduate school: Princeton University
Medical school: Harvard Medical School
Areas of interest: oncology, female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, global health, medical education, and health access
Hobbies: backpacking, running, travel, and reading
Why I chose NYU Langone: It was evident that the community fosters a supportive culture encouraging residents to grow into competent, compassionate physicians caring for a diverse patient population.

Second-Year Residents

Skyler Finning

Hometown: Rockland County, New York
Undergraduate school: Bucknell University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: general obstetrics and gynecology, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and adolescent gynecology
Hobbies: running, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), baking, do-it-yourself projects, and finding new New York City restaurants to try
Why I chose NYU Langone: I chose NYU Langone because of the people. Having gone to medical school at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, I had the opportunity to see how devoted the faculty are to resident education and professional development. The residents seemed to truly enjoy one another’s company and were clearly well equipped and supported to handle a busy labor floor or complicated gynecologic case. And, of course, New York City can’t be beat in terms of the breadth of culture, food choices, and activities.

Adam Hunter

Hometown: Wilmington, North Carolina
Undergraduate school: Davidson College
Medical school: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Areas of interest: general obstetrics and gynecology, global women’s health, maternal–fetal medicine, and gender-affirming care
Hobbies: running, swimming, reading, ceramics, and traveling
Why I chose NYU Langone: I’m thrilled to train as an obstetrician–gynecologist within a dynamic system of hospitals whose patients comprise a microcosm of the world. During interview season, I was inspired by the legacy of Bellevue Hospital’s excellence in treating New Yorkers and visitors alike with dignity, regardless of primary language or ability to pay. The faculty’s genuine attention to nurturing well-rounded physician–advocates is evident in current and past residents’ engagements and accomplishments. And living in New York City keeps life exciting both inside and outside of the hospital.

Aarti Kumar

Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
Medical school: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal mortality, disparities in access to care, and quality improvement Hobbies: making breakfast sandwiches, planning social events, ClassPass, and dancing—both coordinated and uncoordinated
Why I chose NYU Langone: It was empowering to hear both residents and faculty describe the strong infrastructure of support that defines the obstetrics and gynecology department. This residency program pairs rigorous clinical training with a supportive environment, a hard balance to find. I felt motivated by the way the program encourages individual perspectives, values caring for a diverse patient population, and most importantly has the overall esprit de corps that so clearly defines my energy and passion for women’s health. I look forward to working with colleagues and mentors who can keep me authentic both professionally and personally.

Pip Lipkin

Hometown: Aspen, Colorado
Undergraduate school: Columbia University
Medical school: The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Areas of interest: I am interested in expanding access to quality obstetrics and gynecologic care for transgender and gender diverse (TGD) individuals. My research has focused on fertility preservation and family building for TGD folks, and I’m excited to learn more about opportunities within obstetrics and gynecology in general and urogynecology specifically for supporting this population. I am also interested in and excited by the opportunity to support patients taking charge of their sexual health and destigmatizing these conversations.
Hobbies: surfing, basketball, skiing, tennis, rock climbing, photography, and reading fiction and memoirs
Why I chose NYU Langone: Choosing NYU Langone was a no-brainer—I walked out of the interview and knew it would be an honor to train here. I was floored from conversations with residents and attendings by how genuinely happy, warm, and community-oriented this program is. At the structural level I was excited by the opportunity to train at three distinct clinical sites and with experts across the subspecialties. I feel incredibly lucky to have the privilege to learn from the NYU Langone community of healthcare workers and patients.

Naaman Mehta

Hometown: Buena Vista, Virginia
Undergraduate school: Yale University
Medical school: Brown University
Areas of interest: global women’s health, gynecologic oncology (and disparities in care within gynecologic oncology), pediatric and adolescent gynecology, and communications and advocacy as an obstetrician–gynecologist
Hobbies: trying new restaurants, traveling, spending time with friends and family, spinning, yoga, Reggaeton, Bollywood, languages, and coffee
Why I chose NYU Langone: Definitely the people and the culture: every single resident and attending I met on my interview day was so kind and genuinely excited to welcome us and get to know us as individuals. I truly felt as if my story was heard, and that I would be supported by the NYU Langone family. Beyond this outpouring of warmth, positivity, and authenticity, I was drawn to everyone’s commitment to going above and beyond for every single patient, particularly Bellevue’s population. Bellevue’s mission spoke to me, and I am so passionate about serving its community alongside such inspiring co-residents and attendings.

Amma Ntoso

Hometown: Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate school: University of Pennsylvania
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Areas of interest: health disparities in access and outcomes, CenteringPregnancy, advocacy, and medical education
Hobbies: I love music and creating my own Afro-Caribbean playlists. I also enjoy cooking and learning Haitian and Ghanaian family recipes, exercising, traveling, and discovering new delicious things at Trader Joe’s.
Why I chose NYU Langone: My overriding goal for residency was to not only receive excellent clinical training, but to do so in an environment that is well-rounded and fosters personal growth. I was particularly captured by the mission of Bellevue Hospital, the diversity of the patient population through training at three different hospital centers, and the opportunity for training in CenteringPregnancy at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. It became clear that NYU Langone is committed to a program culture that values compassion, humility, and wellness as a foundation for personal and professional growth. This culture could only be made possible by the incredibly warm and supportive people that comprise this program.

Jillian Pecoriello

Hometown: Westport, Connecticut
Undergraduate school: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, medical education, and resident wellness
Hobbies: yoga, Pilates, spending time with family and friends, eating chocolate, and watching Friends
Why I chose NYU Langone: I fell in love with NYU Langone’s obstetrics–gynecology residency program as a medical student at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, where I got to experience the program’s family-feel, amazing and supportive residents, incredible mentors, and endless opportunities. The residency program truly felt like home and I knew I would get the best training here.

Alison Pruzan

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate school: Brown University
Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, oncofertility, general obstetrics, and women’s health
Hobbies: Fostering cats, traveling, exercising, binge watching rom-coms, and ice cream
Why I chose NYU Langone: The people. The second I interviewed at NYU Langone I could feel the warmth, the camaraderie, and the remarkable culture of the program. Their enthusiasm for the program was evident and infectious. The combination of Brooklyn, Bellevue, and Tisch creates an unparalleled mix of hospitals, where I can engage with diverse patients and practice equitable care throughout my time in residency.

Maria Smith

Hometown: Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Undergraduate school: The University of Chicago
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: healthcare disparities, medical education, advocacy, and environmental sustainability in medicine
Hobbies: camping, running, cross-county skiing, cello, piano, knitting, and arts and crafts
Why I chose NYU Langone: Finding a program with a positive, supportive environment was really important for me, and I knew we had it here at NYU Langone. I think that the close-knit community at NYU Langone really creates the best possible environment to learn and grow as a resident, and also allows our patients to get the best possible care. In New York, we get to see patients with all sorts of different backgrounds and experiences, and learn how to deliver high-quality, evidence-based care to everyone.

Gillian Stein

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergraduate: Harvard University
Medical School: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: general obstetrics, family planning, LGBTQ+ healthcare, and anti-racism in medicine
Hobbies: crossword puzzles, hiking, and singing bad karaoke
Why I chose NYU Langone: Throughout my time here, the obstetrics and gynecology department has stood out as uniquely outstanding. With every rotation I’ve done, my love for the department has grown. The community of residents and faculty that I’ve had the privilege of working with has not only taught me so much medical knowledge, but also how to be a compassionate communicator, effective teacher, and supportive mentor. Beyond this, they have taught me how to thoughtfully engage with the various systems of oppression in which we live and work. Some of the most impactful conversations I’ve had in medical school have taken place in the Bellevue gynecology call room. Above all, everyone I’ve worked with has been kind-hearted, welcoming, and supportive. The residents in particular continue to impress me with their empathy and generosity, all while working hard to always provide excellent, evidence-based care for their patients. I am so honored to be training here.

First-Year Residents

Diana Abbas

Hometown: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduate school: Boston University
Medical school: Boston University School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, family planning, global health, and medical education
Hobbies: running, swimming, cooking, and yoga
Why I chose NYU Langone: The opportunity to work at three different hospital settings, including a community and safety-net hospital, really stood out to me. I wanted a place where I could learn to take care of everyone in every setting, and where I was around people who also wanted the same. It was reassuring on interview day when all the residents and faculty talked about how intentionally they also chose NYU Langone for this reason, and above all how working with a justice and equity framework is an important part of the culture of learning and teaching.

Gabrielle Concepcion-Taveras

Hometown: Bronx, New York
Undergraduate school: Bates College
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal–fetal medicine, disparities in healthcare and access to care; I’m keeping my options open
Hobbies: baking and also eating desserts, making beeswax candles, traveling, trying new things, and spending time with my family, friends, and pets
Why I chose NYU Langone: I was completely swept off my feet during my interview, and for the rest of the week I could not stop thinking about my experience and the interactions I had. I chose NYU Langone because of the diversity of clinical experiences it offers, as well as the privilege of training at Bellevue. I aspired to train at a place where diversity is valued and where there is a strong support system, and I definitely found that here.

Elise Heisler

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduate school: University of Michigan
Medical school: Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, oncofertility, maternal–fetal medicine, and medical education
Hobbies: hiking, traveling/adventuring national parks, tennis, ice cream, making kombucha, and all things dogs
Why I chose NYU Langone: I did an MS4 visiting student rotation here and was taken aback by how friendly, warm, talented, and committed all the residents and faculty were. They made me feel like part of the team from day one, and I immediately knew I wanted to be part of the NYU Langone family. Between Bellevue, Tisch Hospital, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, residents graduate with a breadth of experiences caring for patients who truly represent the diversity of New York City. I feel so lucky to be part of this wonderful community.

Namita Kansal

Hometown: Vienna, Virginia
Undergraduate school: Duke University
Medical school: Duke University School of Medicine
Areas of interest: maternal health disparities, maternal–fetal medicine, family planning, and medical education
Hobbies: traveling, dancing, happy hours, karaoke, all things Bollywood, and cheering on my Blue Devils
Why I chose NYU Langone: It was a no-brainer for me because of the people. Everyone I talked to was so welcoming, happy, and warm. It was exactly the type of family and culture I wanted to join. Learning alongside and from these amazing people while also training at the three diverse and special hospitals so unique to NYU Langone is just a dream come true.

Katie Kwon

Hometown: Ellicott City, Maryland
Undergraduate school: NYU
Medical school: Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Areas of interest: gynecologic surgery, medical education, and health disparities and advocacy
Hobbies: exercising (weightlifting, boxing, Pilates, I’ll try almost any exercise class out there), bouldering, brewery and winery tastings, brewing my own kombucha, trying new restaurants and cafes, really anything food and beverage related makes me happy
Why I chose NYU Langone: When I was pre-med here, I volunteered at Bellevue and have dreamt of serving this population ever since. NYU Langone provides the opportunity to train at Bellevue (the oldest public hospital in the United States), Tisch Hospital, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, which is one of the most diverse training opportunities I’ve come across. I wanted to work with different patient populations who have different resources and environments, to develop a well-rounded and exceptional knowledge base. In addition to the unparalleled training, the support I received during my away rotation from residents and faculty and the opportunities for career development made choosing NYU Langone one of the easiest decisions I’ve ever had to make.

Dominique Noriega

Hometown: Manchester, Massachusetts
Undergraduate school: University of Rochester
Medical school: SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Areas of interest: everything, particularly human rights via health equity, reproductive justice, and medical education
Hobbies: reading, rock climbing, and crocheting
Why I chose NYU Langone: In a residency program, I was looking for clinical and academic rigor within a supportive culture as well as an opportunity to better understand the healthcare structures in New York City. I found all that and more at NYU Langone. I was beyond impressed by the breadth and depth of training at the three different sites, especially the opportunity to serve the diverse patient population at Bellevue alongside such warm and inspiring colleagues.

Alexandra Pass

Hometown: Bronxville, New York
Undergraduate school: Barnard College
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: everything—I’m excited to continue to explore the full breadth of this amazing field during residency
Hobbies: listening to podcasts, cycling on my indoor bike, walking around Central Park, exploring new restaurants with family and friends, and traveling whenever and wherever I can
Why I chose NYU Langone: Early on in medical school here, I knew that the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was special. I was able to witness firsthand the true sense of camaraderie between residents, the devoted mentorship from faculty, and the unmatched training experience afforded by practicing at three unique institutions: Bellevue, Tisch Hospital, and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. I am honored to continue my training among individuals who I already admire.

Tatiana Petrovick

Hometown: Barre, Massachusetts
Undergraduate school: Boston College
Medical school: University of Massachusetts
Areas of interest: global health, family planning, and ultrasound
Hobbies: reading sci-fi and fantasy books, fitness, thrift shopping, and trying new cheeses
Why I chose NYU Langone: From the very beginning of my residency application process, I knew that NYU Langone checked all of my boxes: an academic program with strong research, faculty committed to health equity and working with medically underserved populations, and a positive work culture that emphasizes resident wellness. When I interviewed here, it was clear that everyone is excited to be here and passionate about what they do. I chose NYU Langone because I want to work with the culturally and socioeconomically diverse patient population at Bellevue and start my medical career in a place that supports me personally and professionally.

Cibel Quinteros Baumgart

Hometown: Santa Cruz, California
Undergraduate school: Columbia University
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Areas of interest: general obstetrics and gynecology, family planning, and global health.
Hobbies: biking, traveling, painting, ceramics, and yoga
Why I chose NYU Langone: It provided the perfect combination of robust training in a supportive environment. The different hospitals offered the opportunity to treat and learn from many different patient demographics. The residents and faculty are welcoming and dedicated to supporting each other and providing fantastic patient care.

Jenna Reich

Hometown: Westchester, New York
Undergraduate school: NYU
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Areas of interest: reproductive endocrinology, assisted reproductive technology, and adolescent health
Hobbies: spending time with family and friends, walking my dog Maggie in Central Park, Pilates, and vanilla soft-serve ice cream
Why I chose NYU Langone: Having gone here for medical school, I knew what a supportive environment NYU Langone would provide. The familial atmosphere and positive interactions with the residents and attendings I had gotten to know really stood out and made me confident that I would feel comfortable and confident in this learning environment. I also love working in Bellevue and think that the experience is truly unique within New York City.

Recent Alumni

Our alumni have gone on to pursue fellowships in a variety of subspecialties as well as become generalists who practice in the private or academic center setting.

2022

Surbhi Agrawal, MD: female pelvic medicine and reproductive surgery/uro-gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Mara Black, MD: maternal–fetal medicine genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Hilary Friedlander, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Duke University School of Medicine
Sasha Hernandez, MD: global health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Gillian Horwitz, MD: maternal–fetal medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Amelia Kelly, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Fabiana Kreines, MD: female pelvic medicine and reproductive surgery/uro-gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Andrew Sackrison, MD: generalist, practicing at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
Elizabeth Tubridy, MD: gynecologic oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Emily Weidenbaum, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

2021

Emma Gilmore, MD: family planning, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Alejandro Gomez-Viso, MD: female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, Duke University School of Medicine
Carly Hirschberg, MD: maternal–fetal medicine, North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Sarah Lee, MD, MBA: gynecologic oncology, NYU Langone Health
Jasmine Lin, MD: generalist practicing in Washington
Rebecca Mahn, MD, MS: generalist practicing in New York
Jessica Meyer, MD: maternal–fetal medicine, NYU Langone Health
Mona Saleh, MD: gynecologic oncology, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Jenna Silverstein, MD: maternal–fetal medicine, NYU Langone Health
Tyler Woodard, MD, MEd: gynecologic oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

2020

Leslie Andriani, MD: gynecologic oncology, University of Pennsylvania
Sarah Druckenmiller Cascante, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Derwin Gray, MD: generalist practicing in Virginia
Xin Guan, MD: generalist practicing in California
Julia Kearney, MD: generalist practicing in Indiana
Erika Ryan, MD: generalist practicing in New York
Gabrielle Sandler, MD: generalist practicing in New York
Rashmi Singh, MD: generalist practicing in California
Yasaman Yaghoubian, MD: maternal–fetal medicine, North Shore University Hospital–Long Island Jewish Medical Center

2019

Arielle Bayer, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System
Caroline Brandon, MB, ChB: female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Pamela Castillo Martinez, MD: generalist practicing in Maryland
Ashley Comfort, MD: generalist practicing in Massachusetts
Nicole Edison, MD: generalist practicing in New York
Olivia Khouri, MD: gynecologic oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System
Daniel Martingano, DO: generalist practicing in New York
Mark Rebolos, MD: generalist practicing in New York
Jacquelyn Shaw, MD: reproductive endocrinology and infertility, NYU Grossman School of Medicine Beatrice L. Telzak, MD: generalist practicing in New York