Our Residents

The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery has a long tradition of training leaders in otolaryngology. Our residents have been recipients of multiple national and regional awards over the past five years. Ohio State’s Otolaryngology Residency Program graduates have achieved prominence and success in community practice and at major academic institutions throughout the United States.

PGY5 Residents

Nora-Ibrahim-MD

Nora Ibrahim, MD

PGY5

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Undergrad: University of Illinois
MD: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Hobbies/personal interests: Journalism, writing, running, charity work, learning languages, baking, international medical mission work

Rohan-Khandalavala-MD

Rohan Khandalavala, MD

PGY5

Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Undergrad: Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
MD: University of Nebraska College of Medicine

Hobbies/personal interests: Playing guitar, classical piano and violin, running, sports and music documentaries, college and professional basketball

Akash-Naik-MD

Akash Naik, MD

PGY5

Hometown: South Carolina
Undergrad: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
MD: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Hobbies/personal interests: Soccer, running, surfing, cycling, tennis, reading, listening to podcasts, backpacking and traveling

Lucy-Shi-MD

Lucy Shi, MD

PGY5

Hometown: New York, New York
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
MD: Emory University School of Medicine

Hobbies/personal interests: Synchronized swimming, indoor gardening, photography, layout and graphic design, running, playing piano and traveling

PGY4 Residents

Ashley-Heilingoetter-MD

Ashley Heilingoetter, MD

PGY4

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: Illinois Wesleyan University – BA in Biology
Masters: University of Michigan – MPH with focus in Human Nutrition
MD: Rush University

Hobbies/interests: Running, Rush Medical College soccer, baking, traveling, dogs, the Chicago Blackhawks

Masanari-Kato-MD

Masanari Kato, MD

PGY4

Hometown: Irvington, NY
Undergrad: Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Institute of Technology – BS in Chemical Engineering
MD: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Clinical Research Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Hobbies/interests: Ultimate frisbee, martial arts-karate

Michael-Li-MD

Michael Li, MD

PGY4

Hometown: Davis, CA 
Undergrad: The University of California at Berkeley – BA in Integrative Biology
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hobbies/interests: Cooking, running, backpacking, playing soccer, snowboarding, reading, listening to podcasts, making coffee

Rishabh-Sethia-MD

Rishabh Sethia, MD

PGY4

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergrad: Indiana University – BS in Biology (summa cum laude)
MD: The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hobbies/interests: Playing basketball, tennis, acoustic guitar, running, travel, movies, cooking, college basketball, college football

PGY3 Residents

Maxwell-Bergman-MD

Maxwell Bergman, MD

PGY3

Hometown: Houston, OH
Undergrad: The Ohio State University, BS in Microbiology with Research Distinction
Masters: Georgetown University, MS in Psychology
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Jeremy-Godsell-MD

Jeremy Godsell, MD

PGY3

Undergrad: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill – Gillings School of Public Health, BS in Environmental Health Science, Minors in Biology and Chemistry
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Hobbies/Interests: fly fishing, conservation, skiing, stained glass, painting, basketball, swimming, reading

Hannah-Kuhar-MD

Hannah Kuhar, MD

PGY3

Undergrad: Dartmouth College, BA in History of Medicine and Society, Minor in Anthropology of Global Health
Medical School: Rush Medical College

Hobbies/Interests: running, medical history, pottery making, Rush University Harmony singing group, traveling, tennis, golf, cooking

Joseph-Lee-MD

Joseph Lee, MD

PGY3

Undergrad: University of Notre Dame, BS in Science-Business
Masters: Relay Graduate School of Education, MA in Teaching in Childhood Education
Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Hobbies/Interests: golfing, snowboarding, origami, traveling, science-fiction novels, teaching and education

Sarah-Nyirjesy-MD

Sarah Nyirjesy, MD

PGY3

Undergrad: Amherst College, BA in Psychology and French
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Hobbies/Interests: running, squash, tennis, listening to podcasts, traveling, French – proficient spoken and written

PGY2 Residents

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Daniel Hall, MD

PGY2

Hometown: Ammon, Idaho
Undergraduate: Brigham Young University
Medical School: University of Utah
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Zach Huttinger, MD, PhD

PGY2

Hometown: Wooster, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
PhD: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan
ivancic

Ryan Ivancic, MD

PGY2

Hometown: Lorain, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Lancione

Peter Lancione, MD

PGY2

Hometown: Avon Lake, Ohio
Undergraduate: The Ohio State University
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Lin

Yufan Lin, MD

PGY2

Hometown: Glenmont, New York
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College
Medical School: Albany Medical College

PGY1 Residents

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Taylor Freeman, MD

PGY1

Undergraduate: Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA
Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
Ryan Judd 724x840

Ryan Judd, MD

PGY1

Undergraduate: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Medical School: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL   
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Logan McColl, MD

PGY1

Undergraduate: University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Masters Degree: University of Virginia Darden School of Business, Charlottesville, VA
Medical School: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Priyanka Reddy 724x840

Priyanka Reddy, MD

PGY1

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 
Lisa Zhang 724x840

Lisa Zhang, MD

PGY1

Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Past Residents

Past Residents

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