PGY-3 Categoricals

Dr. Manasik Abdu

Medical School: Alfaisal University
Hobbies: Boxing, reading, cooking, and art
Future Plans: Aspiring to be a clinical and academic gastroenterologist, innovative in the field of scientific research and advanced procedures

Dr. Syed Maaz Abdullah

Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore Pakistan
Hobbies: Meditation, reading, racquetball, cricket, spending time with family and most importantly and honestly: sleeping when I get a chance!
Future Plans: I would explore my options but with prior research experience and accruing interest, Hematology/Oncology is very close to my heart as a future fellowship plan

Dr. Muhammad Edhi

Dr. Muhammad Edhi

Medical School: Liaquat National Medical College
Hobbies: Playing chess, learning tennis, playing board games with my two kids
Future Plans: Academic Neurocritical care with dedicated research time

Dr. Fariha Eshrat

Medical School: Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Hobbies: Working through my eternal sleep deficit, exploring new places and food with friends, writing, cooking
Future Plans: TBD

Dr. Eduardo Gonzalez Negrete

Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
Hobbies: Going on hikes with my family, road trips, chess, running, fly fishing
Future Plans: Cardiovascular disease fellowship

Dr. Zakariya Kashour

Medical School: Alfaisal University
Hobbies: Racket sports, soccer, skiing, mountain biking, and brewing coffee
Future Plans: Hematology/Oncology fellowship

Dr. Vasanthan M. Kumarasamy

Medical School: Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India
Hobbies: Badminton, Hiking, Globetrotting
Future Plans: Heme-Onc sooner or later

Dr. Alexander Moyer

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Philadelphia, PA
Hobbies: Snowboarding, Cooking, Swimming, Video Games, Fixing Cars
Future Plans: Pulmonary/Critical Care vs Hospitalist

Dr. Adam Obad

Medical School: College of Medicine at Alfaisal University
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking and making coffee. Occasionally, I enjoy calisthenics, whether watching and playing
Future Plans: Pursue a fellowship based on the interest developed during my residency training

Dr. Prakruti Pandya

Medical School: C.U. Shah Medical College
Hobbies: I love hiking, going to theme parks for roller coaster rides, making decorative candles, cooking, reading astrophysics books and traveling whenever I have some time
Future Plans: I would like to apply for a cardiology fellowship

Dr. Asim Tameez-Ud-Din

Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical University, Pakistan
Hobbies: Hiking, cooking
Future Plans: Pulmonology- critical care fellowship

Dr. Raj Thapar

Medical School: American University of Antigua
Hobbies: Trivia, Piano, Chess, and Basketball
Future Plans: Improving patient care by developing and leveraging technology in the academic setting


PGY-2 Categoricals

Dr. Shamim Ejaz

Medical School: NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hobbies: Spending quality time with family and enjoying traveling
Future Plans: Undecided

Dr. Mahmoud Elamin

Medical School: Faculty of Medicine University of Khartoum
Hobbies: I love to socialize and spend time with my family and friends. I enjoy playing soccer and table tennis. My favorite books are those talking about history, politics and psychology.
Future Plans: Generally, I aspire to create a meaningful change in my patients’ lives and clinical outcomes. I’m planning to be an interventional cardiologist.

Dr. Shipra Goel

Medical School: Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
Hobbies: Spending time with my dog and mutually spoiling each other. I am a certified yoga trainer and practitioner for over a decade, a regular runner and opportunistic dancer. Reading fiction and non-fiction books related to medicine and infectious diseases.
Future Plans: I am passionate about education and research; therefore, I want to hold an academic position in the field of immunology and infectious diseases.

Dr. Shaniza Haniff

Medical School: University of Guyana
Hobbies: Trivia nights, photography and baking!
Future Plans: Exploring my interests during residency for a future fellowship.

Dr. Mahnoor Hashmi

Medical School: Dow International Medical College
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, watching my favorite shows, painting.
Future Plans: Hospital Medicine

Dr. Husam Katib

Medical School: Umm Al-Qura University
Hobbies: Hiking, water sports, coffee making, learning different cultures
Future Plans: Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Anandita Kishore

Medical School: D.Y.Patil University School of Medicine
Hobbies: Swimming, badminton, roller skating, hiking, traveling, playing with cats, reading comics and watching animè
Future Plans: Hope to pursue Gastroenterology

Dr. Jannat Malik

Medical School: Army Medical College (N.U.S.T.)
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking, reading nonfiction and spending time with my friends and family.
Future Plans: Cardiology fellowship

Dr. Debduti Mukhopadhyay

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
Hobbies: Traveling, spending time with family and friends, working out.
Future Plans: Leaning toward hematolgy-oncology (hem-onc)

Dr. Shaheryar Ranjha

Medical School: Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College, Lahore
Hobbies: Passionate about sports including soccer and jiu-jitsu. I enjoy traveling, cooking and playing Fifa on my days off.
Future Plans: Academic practice in Invasive Cardiology

Dr. Wassel Sannaa

Medical School: Alfaisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Future Plans: Gastroenterology

Dr. Akash Sharma

Medical School: University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (IN)
Hobbies: I love to talk with new people and having fun around talking. Also, one of my hobbies is doing coding in R statistical software; I can do coding in 3 different languages of coding.
Future Plans: Cardiology Fellowship

Dr. Hamza Yousaf

Medical School: Nishtar Medical College & Hospital (PK)
Future Plans:


PGY-1 Categoricals

Dr. Mahak Bhatti

Dr. Mahak Bhatti

Medical School: King Edward Medical University (PK)
Future Plans:

Dr. Ashwin Gowda

Dr. Ashwin Gowda

Medical School: JJM Medical College, Davanagere, India
Hobbies: I love playing cricket, reading kannada novels and watching NBA.
Future Plans: Still deciding.

Dr. Sebeeh Islam

Dr. Sabeeh Islam

Medical School: Punjab Medical College
Hobbies: I enjoy bike riding, traveling, hiking, reading and spending time with my family.
Future Plans: Cardiovascular disease fellowship.

Dr. Ayeshah Jalid

Dr. Ayeshah Jalid

Medical School: Acharya Shri Chander College of Medicine Sciences and Hospital
Hobbies: I enjoy exploring different art forms – painting, writing, photography, animation, crochet.
Future Plans: Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology.

Dr. Baban Kumar

Dr. Baban Kumar

Medical School: Chengalpattu Medical College
Hobbies: Reading self-help books, yoga and meditation, traveling to new places, badminton, spending time with my family and friends.
Future Plans: Undecided.

Dr. Luan Ngo

Dr. Luan Ngo

Medical School: Pham Ngoc Thach University of Medicine
Hobbies: I find joy in crafting authentic Vietnamese dishes, exploring the beautiful Buffalo outdoors on a bike, diving into the pool for invigorating swims, and pushing boundaries through weightlifting.
Future Plans: My future plan entails embarking on a fellowship in Endocrinology, subsequently immersing myself as an Endocrinologist/Hospitalist within an esteemed academic institution. Through this path, I aim to adeptly practice medicine, empowering patients by elucidating their medical conditions, and nurturing the potential of upcoming physicians as an educator. Moreover, I harbor a deep aspiration to champion patients' causes, surmounting the obstacles of social and financial barriers, and ensuring unfettered access to the utmost standard of care.

Dr. Ethar Salman

Dr. Ethar Salman

Medical School: Wasit University, College of Medicine, Iraq
Hobbies: Pastry baking, especially Baklava; gym bunny; reading self-improvement books.
Future Plans: Primary Care/Hospital Medicine and Endocrinology

Dr. Taher Sbitli

Dr. Taher Sbitli

Medical School: Alfaisal University
Hobbies: Biking and photography are my passions, providing freedom, adventure, and creative expression.
Future Plans: My goal is to specialize in gastroenterology.

Dr. Amna Shah

Dr. Amna Shah

Medical School: Army Medical College
Hobbies: Baking, hiking and reading non-fiction.
Future Plans: Hematology/Oncology vs Critical Care (hem-onc)

Dr. Rija Shahid

Dr. Rija Shahid

Medical School: Rawalpindi Medical University
Hobbies: All outdoor activities, hiking, exploring new places and all kinds of food! Binge watching TV shows. Reading non-fiction.
Future Plans: Fellowship in Pulmonology-Critical Care

Dr. Sumi Singh

Dr. Sumi Singh

Medical School: Nepal Medical College
Hobbies: Embarking on epic adventures, chasing mesmerizing sunsets, savoring a symphony of flavors from diverse cuisines, and joyously romping with our canine companions!
Future Plans: Pulmonology and Critical Care

Dr. Arezou Tajlil

Dr. Arezou Tajlil

Medical School: Tabriz University of Medical Sciences
Hobbies: Nature and still-life photography, swimming, computer sciences, biking and hiking.
Future Plans: Cardiology, Cardiovascular Translational Science and Clinical Research

Dr. Sheng Zhou

Dr. Sheng Zhou

Medical School: Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Hobbies: Gardening, video games, spending time with family.
Future Plans: Interested in gastroenterology for now but subject to change.

PGY-1 Prelims

Dr. Tyler Mack

Dr. Tyler Mack

Medical School: University of Buffalo
Hobbies: My hobbies include watching the Buffalo Bills and Sabres, eating the best chicken wings in Buffalo, making what I consider top-tier pizzas, watching movies, drawing, and spending time with my colleague Ayman.
Future Plans: Pursue a career in radiology, staying in Buffalo, and starting a family.

Dr. Ayman Mustafa

Dr. Ayman Mustafa

Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at UB
Hobbies: Running, cycling, cinema, sketch & stand-up comedy enthusiast.
Future Plans: Diagnostic radiology residency at Loma Linda University