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General Surgery Residency: NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn Residents

Meet the general surgery residents in our NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn program.

2021 Graduates

Derek Lim, DO
Hometown: Port Washington, NY
Medical school: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, bariatric surgery, abdominal wall–hernia surgery
Fellowship: minimally invasive surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine

Ryan Robalino, DO
Hometown: Woodbury, NY
Medical school: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: abdominal transplant surgery, general surgery, minimally invasive surgery, medical education
Fellowship: transplant surgery, NYU Langone Health

Steven Schulberg, DO
Hometown: Monroe, NY
Medical school: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: colorectal surgery, robotics
Fellowship: colorectal surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital

Fifth-Year Residents

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Courtney Cartier, DO

Hometown: Saratoga Springs, NY
Medical school: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: hepatobiliary surgery, pancreatic cancer research, global medicine
Fellowship: hepatopancreatic biliary and foregut fellowship, Oregon Health & Sciences University

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Omkaar Jaikaran, DO

Hometown: Queens Village, NY
Medical school: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: general surgery, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, trauma and critical care
Fellowship: surgical critical care, in application

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Ronak Patel, DO

Hometown: Yorktown Heights, NY
Medical school: New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Clinical interests: vascular surgery, robotic surgery
Fellowship: vascular surgery, Northshore-LIJ

Fourth-Year Residents

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Huriye Hande Aydinli, MD

Hometown: Bursa, Turkey
Medical school: Uludag University Faculty of Medicine
Clinical interests: colorectal surgery, surgical quality and outcomes research, surgical education

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Ashwini Vijayakumar, MD

Medical school: Navodaya Medical College

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Aaron Zuckerman, MD

Hometown: St. Louis
Medical school: Washington University in St. Louis
Clinical interests: minimally invasive, thoracic, quality improvement

Third-Year Residents

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Preeti Kodavanti, MD

Hometown: Apex, NC
Medical school: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Clinical interests: plastic surgery, surgical oncology, transplant surgery, clinical translational research

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Joohee Son, MD

Hometown: Milwaukee
Medical school: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Clinical interests: quality improvement, colorectal surgery

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Cristhian Valor, MD

Medical school: University of Florida College of Medicine

Second-Year Residents

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Justine Betzu, MD

Hometown: Tampa, FL
Medical school: St. George’s University
Clinical interests: plastic surgery, vascular surgery, surgical critical care

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Nicole Lopez-Canizares, MD

Medical school: Ponce School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Alexander Vu, MD, MSc

Hometown: Southern California
Medical school: Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
Clinical interests: global surgery, Enhanced Recovery after Surgery, surgical clinical trials and systematic review, meta-analysis

First-Year Residents

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Michael Huber, MD

Medical school: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

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Ricky Patil, MD

Medical school: Drexel University College of Medicine

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Stacy Sebastian, MD

Medical school: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine