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
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
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)
Dr. Mahak Bhatti
Medical School: King Edward Medical University (PK)
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. 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
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
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
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
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
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
Medical School: Army Medical College
Hobbies: Baking, hiking and reading non-fiction.
Future Plans: Hematology/Oncology vs Critical Care (hem-onc)
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
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
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
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.
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
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