Meet Our Residents

CLASS 2023
CLASS 2022
CLASS 2021
CLASS 2020
CLASS 2019

Class of 2023

   
Phillip Guichet, MD  

PHILLIP GUICHET, MD 
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
College: University of San Diego
Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Internship: Kaiser Permanente Southern California
Hobbies/Interests: Running, backpacking, skiing, current events, history, music
Research Interests: VIR, Chest imaging, Health policy and economics

kamalou Yaya, MD  

KAMALOU YAYA, MD
Hometown: Bronx, New York
College: Manhattan College
Medical School: New York University School of Medicine
Internship: New York University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cycling, basketball, foodie
Research Interests: IR, radiation dosing optimization

Class of 2022

   
Kevin Chu, MD  

KEVIN CHU, MD
Hometown: West Windsor, NJ
College: New York University
Medical School: Rutgers New jersey Medical School
Internship: St. Luke’s Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Food, basketball, NBA, poker, chess, escape rooms
Research Interests: MSK, Neuroradiology

Ahmad Garada, MD  

AHMAD GARADA, MD
Hometown: Fairfax, Virginia
College: Georgetown University
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Internship: George Washington University
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, football, hiking, cooking, Super Smash Bros.
Research Interests: Undecided

Jeffrey Huang, MD  

JEFFREY HUANG, MD 
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
College: Washington University in St. Louis
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: NYU School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Eating, Traveling, Video games, Start-ups, Technology
Research Interests: Neuroradiology, MSK

MARK KAMINETZKY, MD  

MARK KAMINETZKY, MD
Hometown: Teaneck, NJ
College: Yeshiva University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Internship: University of California-Irvine
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, hiking, basketball, tennis, bowling, running
Research Interests: Abdominal imaging, neuroradiology, lung cancer screening

Matthew Nazarian, MD  

MATTHEW NAZARIAN, MD
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
College: Tufts University
Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Internship: Rush University Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Comedy, cooking, hiking, 2000’s pop/punk, and defending being both a New York Mets and Philadelphia 76ers fan
Research Interests: Education, quality improvement

John Rogener, MD  

JOHN ROGENER, MD
Hometown: Eastchester, NY
College: Cornell University
Medical School: New York Medical College
Internship: Greenwich Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Golf, beer brewing, cooking, hiking, traveling
Research Interests: Undecided

Sarah Rosen, MD  

SARAH ROSEN, MD
Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ
College: Barnard College
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Internship: Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, documentary film-watching, gummy candy, urban and upstate exploring, chilling with my dog and cat and curating their Instagram accounts, hanging with friends and family
Research Interests: Undecided

Sophie Lin-Han Leung Washer, MD  

SOPHIE LIN-HAN LEUNG WASHER, MD
Hometown: Wayland, MA
College: Yale
Medical School: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Internship: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Hobbies/Interests: Music, Visual Art
Research Interests: MRI, Neuroradiology

Class of 2021

 

 

Luke Ginoccio, MD   LUKE GINOCCHIO, MD
Hometown:  Clark, NJ
College:  Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Overlook Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, soccer, football, golf, running, music/concerts, traveling, cooking, NYC
Research Interests: Abdominal Imaging, MSK

Varun Gorantla, MD

 

VARUN GORANTLA, MD 
Hometown: Walpole, MA
College:  Boston University
Medical School: Boston University
Internship: Boston University School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Food, Sports, Video games, Traveling
Research Interests: Undecided

Sonam Jaglan, MD

 

SONAM JAGLAN, MD 
Hometown: Barrington Hills, IL
College: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: University of Chicago – Northshore TY
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, yoga, reading, food, exploring NYC
Research Interests: Body, Breast

Shu Liu, MD

 

SHU LIU, MD 
Hometown: Virginia
College:  Duke University
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: NYU School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: painting, traveling, food (eating more than cooking), ice-skating, crime shows
Research Interests: Neuroradiology, IR

Alexandra Millet, MD

 

ALEXANDRA MILLET, MD 
Hometown: Houston, TX
College: Howard University
Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine
Internship: Medstar Washington Hospital Center
Hobbies/Interests: Playing with my dog “Blue”, Dance/Zumba, ice skating
Research Interests: Undecided

Melanie Wegener, MD

 

MELANIE WEGENER, MD 
Hometown: Garden City, NY
College:  Cornell University
Medical School: Stony Brook School of Medicine
Internship: NYU Winthrop Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Running, trying new restaurants, exploring vineyards, traveling, reading books in popular fiction, fantasy, medicine, and astronomy
Research Interests: Neuroradiology, Body Imaging

Joseph Weissbrot, MD

 

JOSEPH WEISSBROT, MD 
Hometown: Edgemont, NY 
College: Brown university
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn
Hobbies/Interests: Sports, puzzles, geography, Latin and Ancient Rome, music, food
Research Interests: Body MR, PET/MR

Chengyan Zhan, MD

 

CHENYANG ZHAN, MD 
Hometown: Mahwah, NJ
College:  Nanjing University
Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Hobbies/Interests: Running, hiking, learning ice skating, road trips, trying new restaurants, quality time with wife and two kids
Research Interests: MRI, IR, Body, Informatics, Biophysics, Structural biology, immunology

Class of 2020

   

Matthew Chiarello, MD

 

MATTHEW CHIARELLO, MD
Hometown: Copiague, NY
College:  Pace University
Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Internship: North Shore – LIJ Health System
Hobbies/Interests: golf, basketball, snowboarding, traveling, cooking
Research Interests: VIR, MSK, MRI-body, radiation exposure

Ryan Chung, MD

 

RYAN CHUNG, MD
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ
College: The College of New Jersey
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Internship: Georgetown University Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Baseball, cooking, board games, skiing, traveling
Research Interests: IR, education

Arya Derakhshani, MD

 

ARYA DERAKHSHANI, MD
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
College: University of Southern California
Medical School: University of California Davis School of Medicine
Internship: St. Mary’s Medical Center, CA
Hobbies/Interests: Playing basketball, watching movies/sporting events 
Research Interests: MRI, cost effectiveness research

Sushma Gaddam, MD

 

SUSHMA GADDAM, MD
Hometown: Bellerose, NY
College: Stony Brook University 
Medical School: New York Medical College
Internship: Norwalk Hospital, CT
Hobbies/Interests: Running, boxing, dancing, cooking, traveling 
Research Interests: Breast imaging, musculoskeletal

Eric Kim, MD

 

ERIC KIM, MD
Hometown: Parsippany, NJ
College: Swarthmore College
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Internship: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling, anything food related, technology, snowboarding
Research Interests: Undecided

Kamran Munawar, MD

 

KAMRAN MUNAWAR, MD
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
College: SUNY Binghamton
Medical School: State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Internship: Stony Brook Teaching Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Basketball & Fitness, Exploring NYC
Research Interests: Musculoskeletal Imaging

 Ujas Parikh, MD

 

UJAS PARIKH, MD
Hometown: Parkland, Florida
College: Boston University
Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Internship: Beth Israel Deaconess School of Medicine
Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, basketball, dance, running, netflix
Research Interests: Undecided

Xi Xue, MD

 

XI XUE, MD
Hometown: San Francisco
College: UCLA
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Internship: Harbor – UCLA Medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: NFL, NBA, MLB, Traveling, Concerts, and Trying New Restaurants
Research Interests: Prostate Arterial Embolization / Bariatric Embolization Techniques

Ken Zhao, MD

 

KEN ZHAO, MD
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
College: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Internship: 
Hobbies/Interests: Bass guitar, grilling meats, urban bicycling
Research Interests: Body imaging, Interventional radiology

Class of 2019

   

Valentino Abballe, MD

 

VALENTINO ABBALLE, MD
Hometown: Franklin Square, NY
College: Fairfield University
Medical School: New York Medical College
Internship: North Shore – LIJ 
Hobbies/Interests: I am a sports fan, especially when it comes to football and baseball; staying active by working out or running in my spare time; coking and trying new types of cuisines.
Research Interests: interested in neuroradiology and musculoskeletal imaging.

Benjamin Abiri, MD

 

BENJAMIN ABIRI, MD
Hometown: Old Westbury, NY
College: Brown University
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Winthrop
Hobbies/Interests: Astronomy, paddle boarding
Research Interests: Body Imaging, CAD, Education

Jovan Begovic, MD

 

JOVAN BEGOVIC, MD
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
College: Cornell University
Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
Internship: NYU Langone medical Center
Hobbies/Interests: Exotic culinary experiences, coming-of-age stories and other whimsical fiction, vintage guitar fuzz, skateboarding in summer and snowboarding in winter.
Research Interests: Neuroradiology, MRI, Diabetic ketoacidosis (once upon a time)

Sean Miller, MD

 

SEAN MILLER, MD
Hometown: Lansing, NC
College: Wake Forest University
Medical School:  Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Internship: VTC - Carilion Clinic
Hobbies/Interests: Skiing, basketball, boxing and traveling
Research Interests: abdominal imaging and characterization of renal masses

Elizabeth Morris, MD

 

ELIZABETH MORRIS, MD
Hometown: Naples, FL
College: University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Hobbies/Interests: cycling, exploring the different neighborhoods of NYC, spending QT with my husband Peter and two dachshunds Fig & Artie, interior design, stand-up comedy, crosswords
Research Interests: TBD

Nicole Nocera, MD

 

NICOLE NOCERA, MD
Hometown: Millerton, NY
College: Siena College
Medical School:  New York Medical College
Internship: Greenwich Hospital, CT
Hobbies/Interests: basketball; flag football; orchestra; A Cappella and painting
Research Interests: ultrasound curriculum database and educational research

Antonio Pires, MD

 

ANTONIO PIRES, MD
Hometown: Wallingford, CT
College: Princeton University
Medical School:  NYU School of Medicine
Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, basketball, hiking, running
Research Interests:  Computer-aided diagnosis in neuroradiology and chest radiology

Eugene Won, MD

 

EUGENE WON, MD
Hometown: Great Neck, NY
College: Williams College
Medical School: NYU School of Medicine
Internship: North Shore-LIJ
Hobbies/Interests: golf, bouldering, travelling, crosswords
Research Interests: cardiac MRI

Leng Leng Young Lin, MD

 

LENG LENG YOUNG LIN, MD
Hometown: Miami, FL
College: Florida International University
Medical School:  NYU School of Medicine
Internship:  Greenwich Hospital, CT
Hobbies/Interests: Salsa dancing, cycling, weight-lifting, off-shore fishing
Research Interests: Breast Imaging, MSK

Mikell Yuhasz, MD

 

MIKELL YUHASZ
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
College: Case Western Reserve University
Medical School: Yale School of Medicine
Internship: Yale New Haven Hospital
Hobbies/Interests: Used book stores, vinyl records, dive jazz clubs, exploring the city’s fine culinary offerings, MSNBC, and walking my dog in central park.
Research Interests: MRI cochlear imaging