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PGY-1

Dr. S. AlFallayDr. S. AlFallay 

Hometown: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Medical School: King Saud University College of Medicine

Hobbies: Pilates, hiking, traveling, interior design, going to concerts, cooking

Future Plans: I would like to pursue a fellowship in Immunology/allergy/pheumatology and do some public health work.

Dr. Z. Al-Jebaje

Dr. Z. Al-Jebaje

Hometown: Baghdad, Iraq

Medical School: University of Baghdad College of Medicine

Hobbies: Tennis, soccer, swimming, travel

Future Plans: Cardiology/academic physician

Dr. N. Batta

Dr. N. Batta

Hometown: East Amherst, NY

Medical School: George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Hobbies: Golf, swimming, basketball, playing Mariokart

Future Plans: Physical Medicine and rehabilitation

Dr. A. Chung

Dr. A. Chung

Hometown: North Potomac, MD

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Biking, rowing, painting, reading

Future Plans: Radiation oncology at The University of Minnesota

Dr. A. Diaz

Dr. A. Diaz

Hometown: New York, NY

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Baseball, dogs, reading novels, Star Wars

Dr. A. Dorizas

Dr. A. Dorizas

Hometown: Athens, Greece

Medical School: Albert Szent Gyorgyi Medical Center, Hungary

Hobbies: Soccer, hiking, racquetball, traveling

Future Plans: Dermatology

Dr. W. Du

Dr. W. Du

Hometown: Williamsville, NY

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Soccer, woodworking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, trying new foods

Future Plans: I want to become the kind of doctor that people can point to and proudly say, "That's my doctor. He takes wonderful care of me." Also, I want to keep traveling the world and explore new places.

Dr. I. El-Masri

Dr. I. El-Masri

Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon

Medical School: University of Balamand

Hobbies: Basketball

Dr. A. Fatima

Dr. A. Fatima

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

Medical School: King Edward Medical University

Hobbies: Hiking, listening to music, running, cooking, kayaking

Future Plans: Fellowship

Dr. R. Jindal

Dr. R. Jindal

Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona

Medical School: University of Arizona

Hobbies: Knitting, crocheting, teaching myself how to play the ukulele, outdoor activities, hiking, badminton, cooking

Future Plans: Radiology, travel the world, learn how to cook different cuisines, learn how to garden.

Dr. S. Khan

Dr. S. Khan

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College

Hobbies: Reading, writing, traveling

Future Plans: Fellowship in critical care or cardiology

Dr. D. Luu

Dr. D. Luu

Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Basketball, photography, sneaker collecting, cars

Future Plans: Neuroradiology

Dr. D. Mehedint

Dr. D. Mehedint

Hometown: Brasov, Romania

Medical School: Transylvania University

Hobbies: I enjoy hiking with my husband along rivers and across mountains. I like to spend time with my family, cooking, and traveling.

Future Plans: Find a tropical beach and drop everything for a few days. Spend lots of time in Southern England. Design and build my own house. Not in any particular order.

Dr. M. Qamar

Dr. M. Qamar

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada

Medical School: Punjab Medical College

Hobbies: Running, reading, tennis, cricket, soccer, acrylic painting

Future Plans: Launch a USMLE tutoring center in Canada.

Dr. M. Tahir

Dr. M. Tahir

Hometown: Pakistan

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College

Hobbies: Computing, photography

Future Plans: Gastro/hepatology

Dr. C. Wilcox

Dr. C. Wilcox

Hometown: Jamestown, NY

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies: Biking, woodworking

Future Plans: Interest in critical care and oncology

PGY-2

Dr. A. AlsolamiDr. A. Alsolami 

Hometown: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Medical School: King Abdulaziz University

Hobbies: Volleyball, photography, travel

Future Plans: To become a physician scientist, academic teacher and cardiologist

Dr. V. Buza

Dr. V. Buza

Hometown: Moscow

Medical School: Rnimv

Hobbies: Cycling, reading and numismatics

Future Plans: Fellowship

Dr. M. Cheema

Dr. M. Cheema

Hometown: Pakistan

Medical School: Hamdard College of Medicine and Dentistry, Pakistan

Hobbies: Reading fiction, novels, and poetry; biking; jogging; tennis; teble tennis; cricket; and watching TV

Dr. A. Ferin

Dr. A. Ferin

Hometown: Youngstown, NY

Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University

Medical School: St. George’s University

Hobbies: History, video games, boxing

Dr. J. Huntz

Dr. J. Huntz

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate School: SUNY Buffalo

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Hobbies: Golf, hockey, movies, football and fantasy football

Future Plans: GI fellowship. Practicing in Buffalo.

Dr. M. Khan

Dr. M. Khan

Hometown: Bangalore, India

Medical School: Sri Siddhartha Medical College

Hobbies: Soccer, ping pong, making new friends, sports and road trips

Future Plans: Cardiology and academics

Dr. S. Khan

Dr. S. Khan

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Medical School: Shadan Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, India

Hobbies: Watching and playing sports, reading, writing, traveling and shopping

Future Plans: GI fellowship and/or go to outer space

Dr. A. Mamdani

Dr. A. Mamdani

Hometown: Daman, India

Medical School: Swami Vivekanand Institute of Medical Sciences & Research

Hobbies: Music, traveling, movies and reading novels

Future Plans: To be a good doctor who is loved by all

Dr. A. Peera

Dr. A. Peera

Hometown: Ossining, NY

Undergraduate School: University at Buffalo

Medical School: St. George’s University

Hobbies: Tennis, squash and software development

Future Plans: To create positive outcomes for communities within the greatest need, through the effective use of technology in healthcare. 

Dr. O. Saleem

Dr. O. Saleem

Hometown: Toronto, ON

Undergraduate School: University of Toronto

Medical School: Medical University of the Americas

Hobbies: Camping, hiking, fish keeping, canoeing, kayaking, soccer, music and spending time with family and friends

Future Plans: Hospitalist, primary care or fellowship in endocrinology or cardiology. Research in cardiovascular sciences.

Dr. J. Yio

Dr. J. Yio

Hometown: New York City, NY

Undergraduate School: Columbia University

Medical School: University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Cooking, gardening, electronics, programming, music and photo/image manipulation

Future Plans: To be an awesome doctor and to build awesome tools for doctors

PGY-3

Dr. R. Alnaji

Dr. R. Alnaji

Hometown: Lancaster, NY

Undergraduate School: University at Buffalo

Medical School: University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Soccer and home improvement projects

Future Plans: Research, GI fellowhip

Dr. A. Awais

Dr. A. Awais

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

Undergraduate School: Kinnaird College for Women

Medical School: King Edward Medical University

Hobbies: Reading, writing, sketching and dreaming

Future Plans: Pulmonary and critical care medicine

Dr. S. Bhargava

Dr. S. Bhargava

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate School: University at Buffalo

Medical School: St. George’s University

Hobbies: Music, photography, henna design, crochet and current affairs

Future Plans: Fellowship

Dr. A. Kawinski

Dr. A. Kawinski

Hometown: Orchard Park, NY

Medical School: Medical University of Gdansk

Hobbies: Golf, tennis, volleyball, swimming, cooking

Future Plans: To become a hospitalist

Dr. U. Khan

Dr. U. Khan

Hometown: Peshawar, Pakistan

Medical School: Khyber Medical College

Hobbies: Movies, games, computer games

Future Plans: Hem/Onc fellowship

Dr. S. MacLeod

Dr. S. MacLeod

Hometown: West Seneca, NY

Undergraduate School: Fredonia State

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies: Boating, rollerblading and cooking

Dr. A. Maqsood

Dr. A. Maqsood

Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan

Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

Hobbies: Reading and cooking

Future Plans: Fellowship or hospitalist 

Dr. Y. Nemshah

Dr. Y. Nemshah

Medical School: King Saud University

Hobbies: Playing soccer, swimming, designing iPhone apps

Future Plans: Cardiology fellowship

Dr. M. Samannodi

Dr. M. Samannodi

Hometown: Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Medical School: Umm Algura University

Hobbies: Soccer and PlayStation

Future Plans: ID fellowship

Dr. M. Shehata

Dr. M. Shehata

Hometown: Amherst, NY

Undergraduate School: Canisius College

Medical School: University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Playing sports, reading, watching movies and going outdoors

Future Plans: Internal medicine practice and education

Dr. S. Vakkalanka

Dr. S. Vakkalanka

Hometown: Kakrnada

Medical School: Rangaraya Medical College

Hobbies: Tennis, chess and horseback riding

Future Plans: Cardiology fellowship