Chief Residents

Chase Foy, MD

Chase Foy, MD

Chief Resident, PGY-3

Undergraduate: Denison University
Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine

Chase.Foy@osumc.edu

Jaysun Frisch, DO, DC

Jaysun Frisch, DO, DC

Chief Resident, PGY-3

Undergraduate: Portland State University
Medical School: Rocky Vista University School of Medicine

Jaysun.Frisch@osumc.edu

Rohit Menon, MD

Rohit Menon, MD

Chief Resident, PGY-3

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Rohit.Menon@osumc.edu

Meryl Sudhakar, MD

Meryl Sudhakar, MD

Chief Resident, PGY-3

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Meryl.Sudhakar@osumc.edu

Meet Our Residents

Recruiting and developing “leaders” and “scholars” builds a foundation of success in our residency programs. Our residents provide a leadership impact ranging from their excellence in patient care to their participation in areas of organized medicine. Many of our residents go on to complete fellowships and gravitate toward academic careers and leadership positions.

PGY-3

Emergency Medicine Residents

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David Chang, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine
    Medical School: University of California, Davis School of Medicine
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Ellen Freeh, MD

  • Undergraduate: Ohio Northern University
    Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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Zacharia Grami, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin
    Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
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Joshua Gutierrez, MD

  • Undergraduate: Carnegie Mellon University
    Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Carleigh Hebbard, MD, PhD

  • Undergraduate: The Tulane University of Louisiana
    Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
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Timothy Hoffman, MD

  • Undergraduate: Hope College, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
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Leon Lin, MD

  • Undergraduate: Pennsylvania State University
    Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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Rodolfo Macias Jr., MD

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Public Health
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Rachel Miller, MD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
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Adrian Rainero Garcia, MD, MBA

  • Undergraduate: University of Missouri, St. Louis
    Medical School: The University of Drexel College of Medicine
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Hussam Salhi, MD, PhD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
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Abbey Smiley, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
    Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
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Brian Torres-Gonzalez, MD

  • Undergraduate: Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico
    Medical School: Ponce Health Sciences University School of Medicine
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Kamilah Walters, MD

  • Undergraduate: Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis
    Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine

PGY-2

Emergency Medicine Residents

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Carolina Brea, MD

  • Undergraduate: Florida International University
    Medical School: The Ohio State University
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Whitney Briggs, DO

  • Undergraduate: United States Air Force Academy
    Medical School: Liberty University
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Darnell Gordon, MD

  • Undergraduate: Oakwood University
    Medical School: Loma Linda University
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Eric Hauser, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Illinois
    Medical School: Northwestern University
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Elizabeth Hellmann, MD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: University of Cincinnati
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John Hoang, MD, MPH

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles
    Graduate School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
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Zachary Johannesson, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Wilmington
    Medical School: Harvard University
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Melinda Kizziah, DO

  • Undergraduate: University of Mount Union
    Medical School: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
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Samantha Lawson, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Alaska, Fairbanks
    Medical School: University of Washington
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Michelle Lee, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
    Medical School: Case Western Reserve University
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Conor Narovec, MD

  • Undergraduate: Oberlin College
    Medical School: Harvard University
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Marianna Oppenheimer-Velez, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Puerto Rico
    Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
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Molly O’Shea, MD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: University of Cincinnati
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Ryan O’Neill, MD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: The Ohio State University
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Kimberly Sycks, MD

  • Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
    Medical School: The Ohio State University
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Nicholas Thomson, MD

  • Undergraduate: Boise State University
    Medical School: University of Washington

PGY-1

Emergency Medicine Residents

Christian Bergman, MD

Christian Bergman, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Pittsburgh
    Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Shane Blaney, MD

Shane Blaney, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Cincinnati
    Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Michael Chado, MD

Michael Chado, MD

  • Undergraduate: United States Air Force Academy
    Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Saron Checkole, DO

  • Undergraduate: Saint Cloud State University
    Medical School: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alexander Close, MD

Alexander Close, MD

  • Undergraduate: Purdue University
    Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
Austin Cottam, MD

Austin Cottam, MD

  • Undergraduate: Brigham Young University
    Medical School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Thomas Farnbacher, MD

Thomas Farnbacher, MD

  • Undergraduate: Miami University
    Medical School: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Ellie Ganz, MD

Ellie Ganz, MD

  • Undergraduate: Wright State University
    Medical School: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine
Ladan Haery, MD

Ladan Haery, MD

  • Undergraduate: Benedictine University
    Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Belinda Li, MD

Belinda Li, MD

  • Undergraduate: Boston University
    Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Kevin Mortazavi, MD

Kevin Mortazavi, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of California
    Medical School: University of California – Davis School of Medicine
Joan Nambuba, MD

Joan Nambuba, MD

  • Undergraduate: Duke University
    Medical School: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Trent Parry, MD

Trent Parry, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Utah
    Medical School: University of Utah School of Medicine
Robert Rainer, MD

Robert Rainer, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Florida
    Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Hannah Roberts, MD

Hannah Roberts, MD

  • Undergraduate: United States Naval Academy
    Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Derek Scott, MD

Derek Scott, MD

  • Undergraduate: Duke University
    Medical School: Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Georgina Sorrentino, MD

Georgina Sorrentino, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Michigan
    Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine
Emir Udovcic, MD

Emir Udovcic, MD

  • Undergraduate: University of Louisville
    Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine

Alumni

Learn more about our Alumni from the Emergency Medicine Residency Program.

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