2019 - 2020 Residents

Shirin Bajaj

Shirin Bajaj
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Undergraduate Major: B.A. in Political Science
Medical School: Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Interest: Melanoma and Pigmented Lesions, Dermoscopy, Procedural Dermatology
Research Interest: Melanoma, Dermoscopy

Amy Kalowitz Bieber

Amy Kalowitz Bieber
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland
Undergraduate Major: Bioengineering
Medical School: New York School of Medicine
Internship: New York School of Medicine
Clinical Interest: Dermoscopy, Disorders of Pigmentation and Pigmented Lesions, Procedural Dermatology
Research Interest: Quality Improvement and Systems Thinking in Medicine, Technological Advances in Dermatology, Psychosocial Impact of Cutaneous Disorders

Peter Chansky Peter Chansky
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Internship: St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco)

 

Maressa Criscito

Maressa Criscito
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: The University of Michigan
Undergraduate Major: Psychology, Biology
Medical School: Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Interest: Pigmented lesions, cutaneous oncology, dermoscopy, medical/procedural dermatology
Research Interest: Epidemiology, clinical research in melanoma & supportive oncodermatology

Rachel Cymerman Rachel Cymerman
Third Year Resident (Chief)
Undergraduate School: University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Major: B.S.in Economics and Environment Science
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: NYU School of Medicine
Nicholas Gulati Nicholas Gulati
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Undergraduate Major: B.A. in Biology
Medical School: Weill Cornell Medical College/The Rockefeller University (M.D., Ph.D.)
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

Daniel Gutierrez

Daniel Gutierrez
Third Year Resident (Chief)
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Undergraduate Major: B.S.in Microbiology and Spanish
Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
Internship: Henry Ford University

Theodora Karagounis
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Princeton University
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Medical School: Columbia University
Internship: Massachusetts General hospital
Clinical interest: complex medical dermatology, rheumatology dermatology, blistering diseases, infectious diseases
Research interest: dermatology-immunology, dermatology-infectious diseases

 

Genevieve Kaunitz Genevieve Kaunitz
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Undergraduate Major: B.A. in French Literature
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
 
Richard Lin Richard Lin
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Undergraduate Major: B.S.in Biology
Medical/Graduate School: Harvard/ University of Oxford (M.D., Ph.D.)
Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital
 
Laura Melnick Yiping Xing
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: NYU School of Medicine
 
Emily Milam Emily Milam
Third Year Resident (Chief)
Undergraduate School: Harvard University
Undergraduate Major: B.A. in Social & Cognitive Neuroscience
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine.
Internship: Mount Sinai
Research Interest: Complex Medical Dermatology, Consult Dermatology, Medical Photopraphy
 
Andy Nguyen
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Internship: Mount Auburn Hospital
Clinical Interest: Male genital and perianal skin disease, infectious dermatoses, medical/procedural dermatology
Research Interest: LGBT health, gender-affirming dermatology, HPV-associated dermatoses, anal dysplasia

 

Oluwatobi Ogbechie-Godec

Katharina Shaw
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Columbia University
Undergraduate Major: B.A. Biology
Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 

David Orbuch David Orbuch
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Dartmouth College
Undergraduate Major: Sociology
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Internship: Montefiore New Rochelle
Clinical Interest: Medical Dermatology, Inflammatory Diseases of the Skin
Research Interest: Dermatopharmacology, rheumatologic dermatology, epidemiology, payment models
 
Channa Ovits Channa Ovits
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Yeshiva University Stern College
Undergraduate Major: B.S.in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship: Montefiore New Rochelle
Clinical Interest: Complex Medical Dermatology and Procedural Dermatology
Research Interest: Oncodermatology, Cutaneous Wound Healing, Patient Quality of Life
Jorge Roman Jorge Roman
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: The University of North Texas
Undergraduate Major: Biology
Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
Internship: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Clinical Interest: Complex medical dermatology, global dermatology, cutaneous oncology
Research Interest: Medical humanities, narrative medicine, healthcare disparities
 
Sheila Shaigany Sheila Shaigany
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Undergraduate Major: B.S. in Theater
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeons
Internship: Winthrop Hospital
Gaurav Singh Gaurav Singh
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois
Undergraduate Major: B.A.in Chemistry Psychology
Medical School: University of Miami Leonard M. Miller
Internship: University of Miami
Kumar Sukhdeo

Lisa Akintilo
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Northwestern University
Undergraduate Major: Psychology, Religious Studies
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship: University of Chicago NorthShore
Clinical Interest: Hair loss, Skin of Color, Acne
Research Interest: Hair loss, Global health, Healthcare disparities

Nicholas Taylor Nicholas Taylor
Third Year Resident
Undergraduate School: University of Virginia
Undergraduate Major:  B.S.in Chemical Engineering
Medical/Graduate School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (M.D., Ph.D.)
Internship: Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC.
 
Lana Tong

Emily Yin
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Yale College
Undergraduate Major: B.S. in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-West

Nkemjika Ugonabo

Nkemjika Ugonabo
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Stanford University
Undergraduate Major: B.S. in Human Biology
Graduate School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Graduate Degree: Master of Public Health
Medical/Graduate School: University of Michigan Medical School
Internship: Abington-Jefferson Hospital

Jason Weed
Second Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Yale College
Undergraduate Major: Economics
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Clinical Interest: Cutaneous oncology, inflammatory disorders, infectious diseases of the skin
Research Interest: Targeted molecural screening, biochemical diagnostic tools
 

Di Yan
First Year Resident
Undergraduate School: Swarthmore College
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Internship: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Clinical Interest: Dermatopatholoy, Inflammatory skin disease
Research Interest: molecular mechanisms of autoimmune skin disease, interplay between adaptive immune system and the human microbiome