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Radiation Oncology Current & Past Residents

Learn more about current and past radiation oncology residents in NYU Langone’s Department of Radiation Oncology.

Current Residents

Postgraduate Year 2

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Joseph Kim, MD

Undergraduate school: University of Notre Dame
Medical school: SUNY Downstate
Internship: Northwell Health at Mather Hospital
Research interests: head and neck cancer, breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, clinical trials
Hobbies: basketball, boxing, weightlifting, and exploring new food scenes

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Juhi Purswani, MD

Undergraduate school: Cornell University
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Internship: NYU Langone Health
Research interests: breast cancer, medical humanities, and visual arts
Hobbies: Painting still life and portraits with oils and watercolors, playing the flute, singing, pilates, and running outdoors

Postgraduate Year 3

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Jason Domogauer, MD, PhD

Undergraduate school: Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Medical school: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Internship: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Research interests: tumor microenvironment; healthcare equity; improving cancer screening and access to cancer care for the LGBTQ+ community; medical student and resident education; and improving sexual health during cancer care
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and fur babies (one dog, two cats), home improvement projects, volleyball, and hiking

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Jerome Karp, MD, PhD

Holman Research Fellow 
Undergraduate school: Yeshiva University
Medical school: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (MD/PhD)
Internship: Westchester Medical Center
Research interests: Holman Scholar, Molecular signatures of central nervous system tumors; machine learning methods for prediction of tumor characteristics and recurrence from liquid biopsies; biomolecular simulation
Hobbies: spending quality time with my three daughters, learning too much about Disney princesses, crossword puzzles, computer programming, and running

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Aram Modrek, MD, PhD

Holman Research Fellow
Undergraduate school: University of California, Irvine
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Internship: NYU Langone Medical Center
Research interests: glioma epigenetics, clonal heterogeneity in cancer and radiobiology
Hobbies: long-distance cycling, hiking, and New York City's coffee scene

Postgraduate Year 4

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Sunjay Barton, MD

Undergraduate school: Swarthmore College
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital

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David Byun, MD

Undergraduate school: Cornell University
Medical school: Weill Cornell Medical College
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Research interests: optimizing delivery of prostate stereotactic body radiation therapy; developing a prostate brachytherapy simulation model for resident education; assessing the utility of model-based algorithms in complex intensity-modulated radiation therapy planning; and developing an augmented reality-based patient education tool.
Hobbies: cooking, golfing, and going on runs with my wife

Postgraduate Year 5—Chief Residents

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Susanna Nguy, MD

Undergraduate school: The City College of New York
Medical school: NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Internship: NYU Langone Medical Center
Research interests: immunotherapy in pancreatic cancer and rectal cancer; breast cancer; and head and neck cancer
Hobbies: cooking, painting, ice skating, and learning new languages

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Bhartesh Shah, MD

Undergraduate school: Boston University
Medical school: Boston University School of Medicine
Internship: Steward Carney Hospital
Research interests: lymphoma, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, imaging, education
Hobbies: playing with my dog, photography, hiking, and cooking (in that order)

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Sherry Yan, MD

Undergraduate school: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Internship: Boston Medical Center
Research interests: lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and breast cancer
Hobbies: traveling, performance arts, and gastronomy

Past Residents

Patrice Cohen, MD, PhD, 2016–20

Fauzia Shaikh, MD, 2016–20

Moses M. Tam, MD, 2015–19

Peter Wu, MD, 2015–19

Raymond Mailhot, MD, 2014–18

Philmo Oh, MD, PhD, 2014–18

Daniel Gorovets, MD, 2013–17

Omar Ishaq, MD, 2013–17

Leah Katz, MD, 2013–17

Benjamin Cooper, MD, 2012–16

Samuel Shin, MD, 2012–16

Onyinye Balogun, MD, 2011–15

David Grew, MD, 2011–15

Ralph Vatner, MD, PhD, 2011–15

Encouse Golden, MD, PhD, 2010–14

Howard Hsu, MD, 2010–14

Etin-Osa Osa, MD, 2010–14

Christine Min, MD, 2009–13

Matthew Hardee, MD, PhD, 2008–12

Rajni Sethi, MD, 2008–12

Eileen Connolly, MD, PhD, 2007–11

Simon Cheng, MD, PhD, 2006–10

Preeti Parhar, MD, MPH, 2005–09

Margarita Racsa, MD, MPH, 2005–09

Michelle Alonso-Basanta, MD, PhD, 2004–08

Alicia Gittleman, MD, 2003–08

Jimmy Mitchell, MD, 2004–08