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PGY-1

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. S. Bhowra

Dr. S. Bhowra

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Undergraduate School: University of Arizona

Medical School: Midwestern University

Hobbies: Watching movies, trying new food and skiing

Future Plans: Anesthesiology

Dr. V. Buza

Dr. V. Buza

Hometown: Moscow

Medical School: Rnimv

Hobbies: Cycling, reading and numismatics

Future Plans: Fellowship

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. M. Hall

Dr. M. Hall

Hometown: West Seneca, NY

Undergraduate School: LeMoyne College

Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, reading and working out

Future Plans: Radiology with a special interest in women’s imaging. Practicing in Buffalo.

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. H. Lin

Dr. H. Lin

Hometown: Irvine, CA

Undergraduate School: UCLA

Medical School: University at Buffalo

Hobbies: Reading (behavioral economics), eating and playing water sports

Future Plans: Ophthalmology 

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. A. Shenoy

Dr. A. Shenoy

Hometown: Orchard Park, NY

Undergraduate School: SUNY Geneseo

Medical School: St. George’s University

Hobbies: Exercising, tennis, running and baking

Dr. S. Suah

Dr. S. Suah

Hometown: Silver Springs, MD

Undergraduate School: University of Florida

Medical School: University of Florida

Hobbies: Boating, fishing, going to the beach and playing basketball and football

Future Plans: Dermatology

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-2

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

PGY-3

Dr. M. Al-Sofiani

Dr. M. Al-Sofiani

Hometown: Taif, Saudi Arabia

Medical School: King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudia Arabia

Hobbies: Soccer

Future Plans: To become an academic endocrinologist and scientist

Dr. M. Butt

Dr. M. Butt

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

Undergraduate School: Government College Univeristy Lahore

Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore

Hobbies: Traveling, ice skating, watching movies, playing games and cooking

Future Plans: Cardiology and electrophysiology

Dr. A. Farooq

Dr. A. Farooq

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

Medical School: Punjab Medical College

Hobbies: Researching, hiking, listening to music and taking long drives

Future Plans: To win a Nobel Prize

Dr. H. Hassane

Dr. H. Hassane

Hometown: Mansoura, Egypt

Medical School: Mansoura University

Hobbies: Soccer, cinema and travel

Future Plans: Web-based medical education, fellowship or job

Dr. C. Javvaji

Dr. C. Javvaji

Hometown: Khammam, India

Medical School: NRI  Medical College, India

Hobbies: Photography, badminton and cooking

Future Plans: Hematology-Oncology

Dr. M. Khan

Dr. M. Khan

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore

Hobbies: Reading, playing tennis and cricket

Future Plans: To become a hospitalist, followed by a pulmonary and critical care fellowship

Dr. N. Lalani

Dr. N. Lalani

Hometown: Hyderabad, India

Medical School: Deccan College of Medical Sciences

Hobbies: Outdoor activities and music

Future Plans: Endocrinology fellowship

Dr. C. Marr

Dr. C. Marr

Hometown: Williamsville, NY 

Undergraduate School: Grace College and Theological Seminary Winona Lake, IN

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hobbies: Classic piano, gardening, reading and interior decorating

Future Plans: Infectious disease fellowship

Dr. M. Mavissakalian

Dr. M. Mavissakalian

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

Undergraduate School: University at Rochester

Medical School: Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York

Hobbies: Camping, kayaking, biking, backgammon, birding, rotary international

Future Plans: Allergy and immunology. Practicing in Buffalo, NY.

Dr. A. Naqash

Dr. A. Naqash

Hometown: Srinagar, Kashmir

Undergraduate School: Biscoe School Srinagar

Medical School: Govt Medical College, Srinagar

Hobbies: Photography, hiking and stamp collecting

Future Plans: Hem/Onc fellowship

Dr. F. Zubair

Dr. F. Zubair

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan

Undergraduate School: Beaconhouse School System

Medical School: Ziauddin University

Hobbies: Sports and travel

Future Plans: GI fellowship or hospitalist medicine